Tag Archives: cannabis legalization

Artisanal Edible Cannabis Honey Causes A Buzz

Innovative Israeli cannabis technology company PhytoPharma International is causing a buzz! The artisanal honey producing company’s bees are feasting on a spectrum that contains cannabinoids. Since bees are insects that do not have a mammalian endocannabinoid system, they are not getting high. However, they pass these nutrients directly through their natural honey making process and […]

Cannabis Goes Global While The U.S. Falls Behind

With Mexico moving closer to legalization, the U.S. is increasingly looking out of step with cannabis trends. This week, Mexico’s Congress is expected to begin deliberating a bill to legalize medical and recreational cannabis use across the country. President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador signaled his willingness to consider legalization during the campaign. Then last week, the country’s […]

Brewers Are Putting Cannabis Into Cans

As laws relax on recreational use, marijuana derivatives — from THC to terpenes — are showing up in beers and nonalcoholic drinks. For more than two decades, SweetWater Brewing Company’s best-seller has been its floral 420 Extra Pale Ale, the numerals slyly nodding to the beer’s April 20 birth date and the brewery’s fondness for marijuana: […]

Beer That Smells Like Cannabis Is Second-Best Selling

Selling cannabis-infused drinks is not legal in Georgia. But that hasn’t stopped one of the state’s most popular breweries from capitalizing on the burgeoning trend. The New York Times featured Atlanta-based SweetWater Brewing Company Wednesday as part of a story looking at how brewers nationwide are putting marijuana derivatives into their brews. SweetWater, of course, is not […]

After Long Wait, East Coast’s First Legal Pot Shops Set to Open

New England Treatment Access, which operates an existing Northampton medical dispensary, is hoping for the distinction of being the first commercial cannabis store to open east of the Mississippi. (AP) NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — With its youthful vibe and eclectic mix of culture, a small Massachusetts city seems a logical site for the nation’s first […]

These Are The Next 4 States To Legalize Marijuana

Tuesday’s 2018 midterm elections was a big success for cannabis advocates. Michigan legalized recreational marijuana, and while North Dakota rejected a similar measure, both Missouri and Utah voted in favor of medical marijuana. So far, 10 states and Washington, DC, have legalized the full use of marijuana, and 33 states and Washington, DC, have legalized medical marijuana. […]

The Cannabis Producer Cronos Posts Strong Revenue Growth But A Bigger Loss

Cronos Group reported third-quarter results on Tuesday. The marijuana producer’s revenue grew 186% year-over-year. It lost $0.04 a share, down from $0.01 profits per share. Watch Cronos Group trade live here. The Canadian cannabis grower Cronos Group on Tuesday reported third-quarter results that saw its revenue grow but loss widen. Shares were down as much as 5% in early […]

Cannabis Edibles, Drinks Will Mark ‘2nd wave’ of Legalization

Producers Developing New Products Ahead Of Next October In the weeks after legalization, cannabis companies are already looking ahead to 2019, when edible cannabis products are expected to become legal. (Submitted) Now that recreational cannabis is legal in Canada, producers are looking forward to what they’re calling the “second wave” of legalization — edibles, drinks and […]

Aurora Cannabis Sales Spike 260% after legalization in Canada

Aurora Cannabis (ACB) reported better-than-expected fiscal Q1 financial results Monday morning. This earnings report is the company’s first since Canada legalized the recreational use of marijuana last month. The Canadian cannabis company saw C$29.7 million in revenue for Q1, which was up 260% year over year. “The commencement of adult consumer use sales in Canada […]

Cannabis Cooking Gains Popularity With Legalization

“Want high, add heat, want health, just eat.” Rob Mahy used those words as he opened a cannabis cooking class for about a dozen students at Kathy Hopson’s Wolf River Farm north of Leith on Saturday afternoon. He used the words to explain to his audience that there are health benefits by consuming cannabis orally, […]