New Mexico explores public financing for cannabis businesses

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Small-scale marijuana businesses in New Mexico would receive access to publicly financed loans of up to $250,000 in an effort to promote social and economic fairness, under a proposal unveiled Thursday. The New Mexico Finance Authority suggested a $5 million line of credit to licensed cannabis microbusinesses, seeking preliminary approval […]

Miller introduces cannabis office bill | Eastern/Southeast Queens News

Councilmembers Daneek Miller (D-St. Albans) and Darma Diaz (D-Brooklyn) introduced legislation last week that would create an Office of Cannabis Business Services to ensure compliance with state regulations and monitor the social equity provisions of the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act citywide. If implemented, Intro. 2421 would allow for the monitoring of regulations in accordance with the […]

Many breast cancer patients are using marijuana and not telling their doctors

Many breast cancer patients use cannabis to ease the symptoms of the disease and its treatments, but few tell their doctors, a new survey finds. In an online anonymous survey of more than 600 adults with a breast cancer diagnosis, 42 percent reported using some form of cannabis for relief of symptoms such as nausea […]

NY marijuana: Here’s what’s next for the state’s legalization plans

Recreational marijuana legalization in New York is moving into a new phase.  After stifling staff delays brought on by political infighting, newly minted members of the state Cannabis Control Board are now interpreting and shaping the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, the state’s cannabis law approved by former Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers last […]

Can microCOVID estimate the risk of smoking weed with friends?

The first is easy: The calculator can account for coughing—under the “Loud” option in the Conversation Volume tab.  Getting the calculator to simultaneously incorporate sharing pieces isn’t so easy, unfortunately. Under the distance module, there’s a “Kissing” option, but while kissing might be the best stand-in for sharing a smoking device, when selected, the calculator […]

Four things to watch in cannabis amid earnings season

One key metric to track during earnings season is which companies are able to tap into their profitability, Seymour told CNBC’s “ETF Edge” on Thursday. “In Canada last week, what we heard from Tilray is not only is this company … the most profitable company in cannabis, [but] it continues to get more profitable,” said […]