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Wed
21
Oct

Cannabis Industry Job Growth Up 50%

The wonderful thing about this industry is that while the cannabis plant is the most important part, it isn’t the only part.

Tue
20
Oct

2 Marijuana Stocks To Watch For November 2020

Will These Pot Stocks Show Bullish Interest Next Month?

Tue
20
Oct

The Canadian Cannabis Sector Has Had Plenty Of Highs and Lows Two Years Into Federal Legalization

Over the weekend, Canada celebrated the two-year anniversary of recreational cannabis being legalized. A lot has changed since the opening of the recreational market and our readers need to be aware of this. Many companies that were once considered to be leaders are on the verge of bankruptcy and this is a trend that has raised eyebrows

Today, we have highlighted seven Canadian Licensed Producers (LP) that have recorded transformational changes since the legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada. We believe that some of the companies that were highlighted will survive the current market environment, while others will fail.

Mon
19
Oct

Cresco Labs CEO talks legal marijuana industry challenges

Demand for marijuana products in U.S. states where they are legal in some form has been resilient this year, despite the pandemic.

In California and other states that account for most of the retail sales of marijuana for recreational use, sales are up 8.5% from a year ago, according to data from industry tracker Headset.

Charlie Bachtell, CEO and co-founder of Chicago-based Cresco Labs, credits strong sales this year to growing marijuana demand and retailers having been deemed essential businesses during the pandemic.

Mon
19
Oct

Canadian government gets 'C' average in the legalization report card

A new report from the Cannabis Council of Canada, which represents some of the country’s largest licensed producers, including Canopy Growth, Tilray, and Cronos Group, has graded the government’s performance over the first two years of legalization with a ‘C’ average.

Mon
19
Oct

Will Legal Synthetic Cannabinoids Take Over Cannabis Industry?

We live in a world of synthetics. Most of our clothing is no longer cotton, but a mix of plastics. Much of our food is made of chemicals that can barely be pronounced. And now cannabis, our favorite smokable medicine and recreational pastime, might be replaced soon with legal synthetic cannabinoids.

It’s a world of synthetics

Fri
16
Oct

The face of legal cannabis doesn’t reflect Canada’s population: It’s mostly white and male

A new policy brief confirms what comics from Sara Silverman to home-grown weed hero Seth Rogen have said for years: Canada’s legal cannabis industry is headed by white males and could be made fairer and better by adding diversity.

Speaking about the cannabis industry from a North American perspective, Silverman took part in comedy show earlier this year to raise money for efforts to achieve gender parity in the sector. With comedy as her foghorn, she noted “white males should not have a monopoly on the cannabis space” and that women must have a much stronger voice and role.

Fri
16
Oct

Is hemp the future of cannabis packaging?

The cannabis industry has a packaging problem.

Hemmed in by regulations, the Canadian industry has created thousands of tons of needless plastic pollution over the last two years, and consumers have noticed. A quick search of social media will reveal some common complaints, including that shipping one-gram orders of cannabis in thick plastic containers might not be the best approach.

Fri
16
Oct

Cannabis Track-and-Trace & Data Breaches: A Disaster Waiting to Happen

California law requires licensed cannabis businesses to use a “track-and-trace” system that, as its name suggests, tracks the movement of cannabis from seed through final sale.

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