Eighth Icon Rebrands as Cheech and Chong’s Cannabis Company

Eighth Icon Holdings announced in a September 13 that it changed its name to Cheech and Chong’s Cannabis Company, effective immediately. Consolidating the name with the comedy duo’s iconic brand aligns with the company’s mission. The company formerly known as Eighth Icon produces Tommy Chong’s Cannabis and Cheech’s Stash wholesale flower brands in California—with plans […]

Drake, Killer Mike And Other Celebs Push Biden To Issue Mass Marijuana Pardons

A group of more than 150 celebrities, athletes, politicians, law enforcement professionals and academics signed a letter that was delivered to President Joe Biden on Tuesday, urging him to issue a “full, complete and unconditional pardon” to all people with non-violent federal marijuana convictions. This comes as the administration is actively encouraging about 1,000 people […]

The Weird Science Behind Weed Eyes

Weed eyes can be a clear indication that you’re medicated. What’s going on there? And how to avoid? Cannabis is recognized for its ability to provide consumers with a variety of benefits, but some of its side effects, especially from large amounts of consumption, can be less than savory. One of the most apparent side […]

California Cannabis Sales Hit Almost $2.6 Billion in First Half of 2021

As the the first state to legalize marijuana and the largest state by population, California leads the way in cannabis sales in the United States. In the second quarter of 2021 specifically, California trumped all other states with a total of $1.36 billion in taxable cannabis sales. In comparison, Colorado didn’t see even that much […]

FS.M | Labor Day Peachy Potsicles

Happy Labor Day from the FS.M team! Are you headed to the beach, pool or a backyard BBQ this long weekend? Why not cool off with some fresh peachy potsicles? Here’s a recipe we love that you should try this weekend! You will need: Popsicle mold 1 pound fresh, ripe peaches sliced (or canned if […]

Cresco Labs Closes $90 Million Acquisition of Massachusetts Cannabis Operator Cultivate

Cresco Labs Closes Acquisition of Cultivate, Strengthens Position in Massachusetts CHICAGO-September 03, 2021 -(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cresco Labs Inc. (CSE:CL) (OTCQX:CRLBF) (“Cresco Labs” or the “Company”), a vertically integrated multi-state operator and the number one U.S. wholesaler of branded cannabis products, announced today the closing of the Company’s previously announced acquisition of Cultivate (the “Transaction”). Transaction Highlights […]

New York Appoints Cannabis Regulators

New York leaders have confirmed two officials to help run the state’s upcoming adult-use cannabis program. Former Democratic Assemblywoman Termaine Wright was approved as chair of the Cannabis Control Board and criminal justice reform advocate Christopher Alexander will become the Executive Director of the Office of Cannabis Management, which will set the rules and regulations […]