Nevada Collects a Record $8M in Marijuana Tax Revenues

LAS VEGAS (AP) — New Nevada tax data show marijuana revenues are continuing to grow and top records in the state. The Nevada Department of Taxation said Nov. 14, 2018, that marijuana tax revenues at the retail and wholesale levels generated $8.1 million in August 2018. That’s a new record, and $3.2 million higher than […]

Veterans Continue Their Long March for Access to Marijuana

Roger Martin, a U.S. Army veteran from the Vietnam era and a former police officer, was addicted to OxyContin and Ambien, which he used for years to treat injuries sustained while in military service. Now Martin heads an organization that ships medical cannabis and hemp-based cannabidiol (CBD) products for free to veterans and first responders […]

Dude, Where’s My Weed? Canadians Aren’t Getting Their Goods

On the night of Oct. 16, 2018, vapor lounge proprietor Jon Liedtke stayed up past midnight to participate in the historic moment when buying recreational cannabis became legal in Canada. As a resident of Ontario, his purchase options were limited to making an order at a government-run e-store, the simply named Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS). […]

Never Forget Your First Time: 10 Ways to Savor a New High

By, Jessica Brown, Daily Hive Now that adult-use cannabis is legal in Canada, many people who have been holding out on giving this green goodness a try for fear of legal repercussions can now put their paranoia to rest. As long as you’re of age, consuming legal product, don’t carry more than allowed (30 grams […]

Massachusetts OKs 3rd Dispensary; No Locations Are Open Yet

BOSTON (AP) — A third marijuana retailer has been awarded a final license by Massachusetts regulators, but no dispensaries have opened yet in the state. The Cannabis Control Commission approved the license Nov. 1, 2018, for Pharmacannis Massachusetts of Wareham. The company operates a medical marijuana dispensary in the town and hopes to begin selling […]

Trade Group: Nevada to Collect $1B in 7 Years from Marijuana

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A report for a cannabis trade group says marijuana production, processing, and sales could reap more than $1 billion in tax revenue for Nevada over seven years. That’s a key finding in an economic analysis released Oct. 26, 2018, by the Nevada Dispensary Association. It projects that cannabis-friendly policies in tourist-oriented […]

How Much Does An Eighth Cost? Depends on Where You Live.

By, Valli Herman How much is an eighth? Easy: 3.5 grams. How much is an eighth? Now that’s up for debate. If you know how variable and volatile stock prices of publicly listed cannabis companies are, then you won’t be surprised by the wide range of prices for one of the most popular denominations of […]

Nearly half of Wyoming residents support adult-use cannabis

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — A new survey found that Wyoming residents have steadily changing opinions regarding the use and possession of marijuana. The Wyoming Survey and Analysis Center at the University of Wyoming conducted the survey Oct. 9-19, 2018, collecting 607 responses from randomly selected state citizens. It found that 49 percent of Wyoming residents […]