Celebrities, pols, cash in on cannabis craze making questionable claims

Celebrities, politicians and high powered public relations firms are cashing in on the cannabis craze, marketing weed as medicine while ignoring evidence showing it can be harmful for kids and some adults. © Provided by Boston Herald Justin Bieber arrives at the Costume Institute Gala Benefit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art May 5, 2015… Continue reading Celebrities, pols, cash in on cannabis craze making questionable claims

UFO Sighting In The Heights + Medical Cannabis Coming To Coventry

Hello, people of Cleveland Heights! We made it to Friday. I wasn’t sure I’d get through this week, so let’s celebrate with a blast of local news to start the day. First, today’s weather: Cooler with a shower in spots. High: 53 Low: 44. Here are the top stories in Cleveland Heights today: Was a… Continue reading UFO Sighting In The Heights + Medical Cannabis Coming To Coventry

MJBizCon connects the businesses keeping cannabis in the green.

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The largest and best way to make connections in cannabis is right here in Las Vegas this week with MJBizCon. Entrepreneurs, business owners, and inventors are all under one roof and trying to help each other keep this billion-dollar industry deep into the green. There are over 1,200 exhibitors here that… Continue reading MJBizCon connects the businesses keeping cannabis in the green.

What Is Cannabis 3.0? CBD As Trojan Horse? Industry Experts Discuss The Future Landscape of Cannabis Brands

Speaking at last week’s  Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference in New York City, Mary Ellen Schrock, brand evangelist at Vibe Growth told her colleagues on a panel called “The Trends Dictating the Future Landscape of Cannabis Brands” that it was time for the next generation of cannabis branding. Other guests on the panel included Madison Fiore, head of growth at Hawke Media, Peter Barsoom, CEO & co-founder at… Continue reading What Is Cannabis 3.0? CBD As Trojan Horse? Industry Experts Discuss The Future Landscape of Cannabis Brands

Bloomfield residents protest neighboring cannabis site

Melodious notes from a fiddle floated through the crisp October air as Bloomfield residents, seated in their beloved historic cemetery overlooking sweeping hills and pastures, sang, “I ask you please, don’t fence me in.” The lyrics, which were taken from parts of the Cole Porter song, “Don’t Fence Me In,” referred to the community’s struggle… Continue reading Bloomfield residents protest neighboring cannabis site

Raw cannabis should be available | Opinion

“It would be nice to see the cannabis dispensaries planned for Menominee make raw cannabis available to the public for juicing and smoothies. “Raw cannabis is not psychoactive or intoxicating but provides the greatest medicinal benefits according to Dr. William Courtney who popularized this manner of usage. One of Courtney’s most popular YouTube videos about… Continue reading Raw cannabis should be available | Opinion

Glazed Edibles brings the art of chocolate to cannabis, partners with actor Jim Belushi | Dining

“One thing we want to stress,” Hutto said, “is that these are entirely separate businesses. Glacier is its own thing — you aren’t going to find Glazed Edibles products in those stores.” Still, there is some cross-pollination. Bill Copeland, the world-class chocolatier who founded Glacier Confection, has helped develop some of the recipes for the… Continue reading Glazed Edibles brings the art of chocolate to cannabis, partners with actor Jim Belushi | Dining

1st Black cannabis entrepreneurs expo coming to New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Peter Labat and his wife Venia are a bit bemused, but also excited, to be among a group of around 2,000 budding marijuana entrepreneurs slated to participate in the first ever Black CannaCon in late November at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Since starting their business last year in New… Continue reading 1st Black cannabis entrepreneurs expo coming to New Orleans

What To Watch Out For In Cannabis Industry: Cowen’s Vivien Azer Shares Insights At Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference

With support for legal marijuana at an all-time high, legal cannabis states will generate $25 billion in sales in 2021, according to Vivien Azer, managing director and senior research analyst at Cowen, a provider of investment banking services. Azer, who specializes in beverages, tobacco and cannabis sectors, was a speaker at Benzinga’s Cannabis Capital Conference, which returned this… Continue reading What To Watch Out For In Cannabis Industry: Cowen’s Vivien Azer Shares Insights At Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference

Neighbors fight cannabis cultivation facility eyed for rural Riverside County – Press Enterprise

In the hills west of Temecula, residents of the De Luz area enjoy a rural lifestyle and scenic views in spacious homes valued at $1 million or more. It’s the wrong place, residents argue, for what would be Riverside County’s first permitted, stand-alone cannabis cultivation business. Fuego Farms is seeking the county’s OK to build… Continue reading Neighbors fight cannabis cultivation facility eyed for rural Riverside County – Press Enterprise

Rolling In: Medical cannabis dispensary sprouting in Ravenswood | News, Sports, Jobs

Tariff Labs, a medical marijuana dispensary, will be housed in this building, the former Anixter building at the Jackson County Industrial Park. (Photo Provided) RAVENSWOOD — A medical cannabis dispensary is coming to Ravenswood and projected to bring over 100 jobs to the area. The Jackson County Development Authority announced Monday the purchase lease for… Continue reading Rolling In: Medical cannabis dispensary sprouting in Ravenswood | News, Sports, Jobs

Alabama Cannabis Coalition wants to start legislation on recreational use of cannabis

A “Freedom” rally was held on Sunday where many people talked about things they believe should be more widely accessible. WAAY-31 went to that event and learned more about why people say they want to see cannabis more widely accessible. In the state of Alabama, a medical marijuana bill has already passed into law. The… Continue reading Alabama Cannabis Coalition wants to start legislation on recreational use of cannabis

Michigan’s largest cannabis retail towns reflect history, culture — and strategy

College towns, unsurprisingly, garner high cannabis retail density, said Michelle Donovan, senior counsel for Detroit-based Clark Hill PLC with a specialization in cannabis licensing, regulations and other issues. She pointed to Ann Arbor as well as Kalamazoo and Adrian — not just home to Adrian College but also near the border with Ohio, which has… Continue reading Michigan’s largest cannabis retail towns reflect history, culture — and strategy

Can Cannabis Tourism Help Revive The Travel Industry?

In this Friday, March 22, 2019 photo a participant takes a puff from a marijuana cigarette during a … [+] GreenTours cannabis tour in the Woodland Hills section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel) ASSOCIATED PRESS Travel has been an ordeal since the arrival of COVID-19. But with marijuana products used by increasing numbers of… Continue reading Can Cannabis Tourism Help Revive The Travel Industry?

Top 4 Tips On How To Find The Best Cannabis Deals Online

It is impossible to beat the convenience of shopping online, as it allows you to look for merchandise across the globe with the click of a button. But with so many options at your fingertips, where do you start? If you want to save money, you need to know where the best deals are. This… Continue reading Top 4 Tips On How To Find The Best Cannabis Deals Online