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Everything you need to know about the Volcano Hybrid

The Volcano by Storz & Bickel is one of the most iconic vaporizers of all time. With its volcano-shaped base and plastic plume full of vapor, this desktop vaporizer went viral before going viral was a thing.  Having permeated...

Most California marijuana businesses have no right to due process, court filing asserts

California’s attorney general argued in a recent court filing that none of the state’s cannabis businesses operating on provisional licenses are entitled to due process under state law. The due-process situation arose when Hayward-based Harrens Lab filed suit against...

8 of the best strains for finding new music

When it comes to finding new music, there's no magic weed strain to make the process easier — but there are weed strains that make the process more enjoyable. These strains can hit your mind and body with...

Schwazze completes $72.3 million acquisition of 13 Colorado cannabis stores

Schwazze, a Denver-based vertically integrated cannabis operator, said it has acquired the five remaining Star Buds retail outlets in Colorado for $72.3 million, including $27.5 million in cash. With the acquisition, Schwazze, formerly Medicine Man Technologies, now owns and...

Customer loyalty programs offer clear benefits for cannabis stores

Loyalty programs, long a staple of consumer marketing strategies, have found a place among regulated cannabis retailers in the United States and Canada. By offering perks such as discounts, points, special offers and new-product notifications, retail operators say loyalty...

Nearly 20 Vermont towns vote to allow recreational cannabis sales

Voters in Vermont’s biggest city, Burlington, as well as the state capital, Montpelier, and at least 16 other towns approved recreational cannabis sales in their communities. At least 27 cities and towns went to the polls Tuesday to decide...

Washington state taps new chair of cannabis regulatory board

Washington state’s marijuana regulatory agency has a new executive. David Postman was appointed chair of the state’s Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) by Gov. Jay Inslee. Postman, who served as Inslee’s chief of staff from December 2015 until Nov. 15,...

New Jersey cannabis commission illegal without Black man as member

The New Jersey chapter of the NAACP is charging that the state’s Cannabis Regulatory Commission is technically illegal since none of its five appointed members are Black men. The commission, which was completed Feb. 25, is made up of...

Alaska’s interim marijuana chief gets permanent appointment

Glen Klinkhart, who has served as interim director of Alaska’s Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office (AMCO) since 2019, was given the job on a permanent basis. Klinkhart’s installment as full-time AMCO chief was made official Monday by Gov. Mike...

Canada Revenue Agency has fined cannabis firms CA$1.3 million since adult-use market launch

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has issued cannabis-related fines totaling 1.3 million Canadian dollars ($1 million) since adult-use marijuana was legalized in October 2018, Marijuana Business Daily has learned. The nearly two-dozen penalties for violations of the Excise Act...