Cannabis edibles company Bhang announced on Wednesday that interim president Jamie Pearson has been promoted to president and CEO of the company. In her new role, Pearson will oversee the firm’s day-to-day management and strategic initiatives. She is replacing CEO Scott Van Rixel, who has stepped
Maine’s recreational cannabis industry shifted into a new gear on Thursday. The state’s Office of Marijuana Policy (OMP) opened up its application process for adult use cannabis sales licenses, and also started accepting applications for the cultivation and manufacture of marijuana.
The legal cannabis industry is still taking shape and evolving. In many ways, the industry is figuring itself out as it goes. And that leaves the door open for people to enter the space and do all sorts of creative or unexpected things.
One of the most recent examples of this is a cannabis auction
Health officials in Massachusetts revealed this week that six patients have suffered illnesses likely linked to marijuana vaping products purchased from dispensaries. Those reports, which are unconfirmed, are alarming, given that they stem from regulated products, and not those purchased from the
An activist group in North Dakota has submitted language for an initiative petition that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state. The group, Legalize ND, turned in the required paperwork for the legalization initiative to the office of the secretary of state on Thursday.
If the initiative
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Cannabis advocate-turned small town politician Jamie Cooper fought a hard race for a seat on her hometown of Grand Haven’s City Council. Her progressive platform included education on cannabis in Michigan’s emerging market, and her perspective as a woman, wife, mother, and businesswoman, for positive
Chicago’s Black aldermen have raised concern over racial issues in Illinois’ nascent recreational cannabis industry. A fraught city council meeting took place Wednesday, on the heels of the news that lawmakers in the nearby town of Evanston have linked cannabis tax revenue to reparations for the
The Chicago Police Department has produced a video to explain the rules that will apply when recreational cannabis is legalized in Illinois next month. The video was posted to the police department’s Facebook page on Wednesday.
In the video, city police officers explain that beginning January 1,
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Interest in medical marijuana use has far outpaced expectations only five months into Missouri’s new program.
Missouri issued close to 22,000 medical marijuana cards since July 4, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.
Researchers with the University of Missouri’s Economic