Billions of dollars in business opportunities are riding on whether New Jersey residents legalize a recreational cannabis market in November. A recreational marijuana industry in New Jersey itself – with a population of nearly 9 million people – would reach $850 million-$950 million in sales a year by 2024, according to a Marijuana Business Daily projection.https://tpc.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-37/html/container.htmlBut that’s Read More

Seaweed Co. South Portland Maine. Projected Opening 2020 SeaWeed Co. in South Portland has been waiting for Oct. 9, the day businesses can legally sell adult-use marijuana, for a long time. SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — Businesses that have long waited to legally sell adult-use marijuana in Maine can finally open in just two weeks. A Read More

(WXYZ) — It’s a lucrative business in Michigan. The marijuana industry is breaking records and is projected to hit a billion dollars in sales by the end of the year. However, the state is seeing less marijuana dispensary owners of color and that’s something they want to change. “It was a painstaking process,” said co-owner Read More

Chris Ball, former athlete and CEO of Ball Family Farms, a 100 percent black-owned commercial cannabis facility recently collaborated with Viola, a nationally recognized cannabis brand owned by former athlete Al Harrington. The two moguls partnered up with a shared mission to shed light on social inequity within the cannabis space. It’s a well-known fact Read More

Edible medical marijuana products are appearing on shelves nearly four years after Floridians approved a 2016 constitutional amendment that legalized medical marijuana for a broad swath of patients. Nearly four years after Floridians voted to legalize medical marijuana, chocolates, cookies and gummy-like gels containing the drug are just becoming available at dispensariesin the state. Trulieve Read More

Astate law passed last year legally expunged all convictions for possession of less than two ounces of marijuana. But the paperwork remains in the court system’s files and those of police agencies. To get those documents destroyed, a person who had convictions for unlawful possession or fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana may follow instructions issued Read More

Michigan issued the very first recreational marijuana microbusiness license to a company in Presque Isle County’s Onaway this week. The business, Sticky Bush Farms owned by Benjamin Kolasa according to state licensing records, is allowed to grow up to 150 plants, the marijuana from which may then be processed into oil, edibles or other marijuana Read More

WASHINGTON – Democrats in the House of Representatives postponed a planned vote next week on marijuana legalization following a backlash from moderate Democrats. The legislation, the MORE Act, would legalize marijuana at the federal level and expunge some marijuana-related criminal records, though it left the decision on the sale of marijuana up to the states. According Read More

PERRYVILLE, Mo. – The wait for medical marijuana in Missouri is almost up as patients will soon be able to purchase products from dispensaries. A women-owned and operated company out of Perryville will likely be the first cultivation facility to open in the state. Attorney Hayley Rosenblum Dudney and pharmacist Erin Moore run Archimedes, a medical marijuana cultivation operation. In Read More

Curaleaf, the state’s largest medical marijuana company, has announced it will open its second New Jersey dispensary in Bordentown Township early next year. The Massachusetts-based company announced it will open its first satellite dispensary on Route 130 North. It currently operates a dispensary and cultivation site as Curaleaf NJ in Bellmawr. The company said it will Read More