New law banning vaporizer shipments takes effect this year, impacts cannabis businesses

The U.S. Postal Service will be prohibited from shipping vaping products starting this summer because of a new law that has cannabis businesses worried. In late December, when Congress approved an appropriations bill to keep the government running, lawmakers...

Virginia lawmakers agree on recreational marijuana legalization

Virginia lawmakers on Saturday narrowly approved compromise legislation legalizing a commercial recreational marijuana program that could generate nearly $1.5 billion in annual sales within five years of the scheduled Jan. 1, 2024 start. But there’s a catch: The measure...

5 weed products rapper Problem can’t live without

Last week, West Coast mixtape legend Problem dropped a track called “4 the Low.” In the song's video, you can see the Compton-raised MC talk broad strategy with co-star Wiz Khalifa, bike through Los Angeles's neighborhood streets —...

Sale of cannabis-infused beverages up 40% as new consumers seek out familiar format

Sales of cannabis-infused beverages were up up 40% last year, as companies sought to capitalize on new marijuana consumers seeking a familiar form of consumption and those looking for an alternative to alcoholic drinks. Marijuana beverage companies, for example,...

Virginia lawmakers scramble to agree on adult-use marijuana bill before Saturday cutoff

Legislative negotiations in Virginia to resolve differences over two adult-use marijuana bills are down to the wire. A conference committee is trying to agree on a measure so it can be passed before the end of a special legislative...

Michigan loosens eligibility requirements for recreational cannabis licenses

Michigan’s recreational cannabis market will open up to new competition beginning March 1, when applicants for multiple classes of adult-use marijuana licenses will no longer require an active medical MJ license to be eligible. The state’s Marijuana Regulatory Agency...

California marijuana testing lab sues state over revoked license

A San Francisco Bay Area marijuana testing lab whose business license was revoked earlier this month filed suit against California regulators, claiming its right to due process was violated because there’s no appeals process. According to the lawsuit, filed...

Ascend Wellness acquires most of MedMen’s NY cannabis operation for $63 million

Massachusetts-based Ascend Wellness Holdings is acquiring an 86.7% interest in financially strapped MedMen Enterprise’s cannabis operation in New York for $63 million, according to a definitive agreement announced Friday. Multistate operator Ascend Wellness Holdings (AWH) has an option to...

Lawsuit casts spotlight on New York’s initial medical cannabis licensing, questions scoring

A new lawsuit sheds light on New York’s licensing of 10 medical cannabis operators in 2015 and 2016, raising questions about how regulators scored the applications and whether other unsuccessful applicants could raise their own legal objections. Fresh lawsuits...

Best Cannabis Gummies To Try

In the cannabis edibles game, there's no form more popular than gummies. They're easy to store, easy to dose, and easy to consume for people who want to enjoy cannabis while keeping their lungs smoke-free. Because of that,...