These states could legalize cannabis next in 2022

At the start of 2021, 13 state legislatures had recreational legalization measures on the table. New York, New Jersey, Virginia, Connecticut, and New Mexico actually followed through and legalized cannabis for all adults. It’s now legal to possess in all three states. Retail markets are expected to open next year in all those states except […]

Is Reddit the Most Pro-Cannabis Social Media Space?

Reddit isn’t all trolls and memes, although that’s a significant portion of the traffic. It’s no surprise then that the most popular post in the history of the r/trees subreddit is about someone’s parents accidentally eating cannabutter and having a meltdown. It received more than 64,000 upvotes and 3,700 comments. The conversation on the micro-discussion website’s […]

Uber takes its first step into the cannabis market

  Customers will be able to place orders in a dedicated section of the app for cannabis retailer Tokyo Smoke and then pick them up at a nearby store. The firm refused to be drawn on whether it will roll out the offering further across Canada and the US. Canada’s marijuana market is worth around […]

Dispensary 33 selling pot shops to publicly traded weed giant in $55 million deal

A Florida-based pot giant is planning to purchase a pair of popular Chicago weed stores in a blockbuster $55 million deal, sources told the Chicago Sun-Times on Sunday. Dispensary 33’s two shops in Uptown and West Town are being sold to Miami-based Ayr Wellness, which grows and sells cannabis across multiple states and trades publicly […]

GOP Congresswoman Says She Used Marijuana To Treat Depression After Being Raped

A Republican congresswoman who made waves after introducing a bill to federally legalize marijuana this week said on Tuesday that she personally used cannabis for a short time in her youth, and it helped her get off of pharmaceutical drugs she was prescribed for depression after being raped at age 16. Rep. Nancy Mace (R-SC) […]

Cannabis recipes: Infused Thanksgiving dishes using cannabutter, THC extract and flower

Since marijuana was legalized in Colorado, edibles have become an increasingly popular choice for buyers. In fact, edibles — a category that includes infused gummies, chocolates, cookies, candies and even beverages — accounted for 13.9% of sales in Colorado between July 9 and Oct. 7 (the most of any state, according to analytics firm Headset). […]

Cannabis stocks rise on legalization hopes.

  The stars may be aligning for cannabis stocks as they tear higher on hopes around a reported Republican-led legalization effort, Tim Seymour said. The Amplify Seymour Cannabis ETF (CNBS) portfolio manager and CNBC contributor told CNBC’s “ETF Edge” on Wednesday that a possible bill drafted by South Carolina House Rep. Nancy Mace to deschedule […]

VA rejects cannabis research as veterans plead for medical pot

Veterans say that has forced many to suffer, while some researchers suggest the VA also may be ignoring potential ill effects when used inappropriately. “It’s doing wonders, but also there’s so very little we know about what’s going on,” said Dunlap, who lives in Maryland. The federal government may be resistant not just because research […]