Counting October's transactions, dispensaries have already sold over $1.46 billion worth of weed products this year, state data shows.
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Recreational marijuana will be legal in Illinois on Jan. 1 and some employers are ‘freaking out’ - Cannabis News
Even though marijuana will soon be legal, “Illinois employers have the right to say you cannot have any cannabis is your system if you want to work at this corporation.”
“All of the biggest agricultural companies in the world want our genetics. Those people aren’t coming into our industry now, they’ve been doing it for a decade, and they’ve been doing it pretty much under the radar."
More than 35,000 people from 75 countries are expected to attend the three-day conference that occupied 250,000 square feet of the sprawling Las Vegas Convention Center. Last year, the footprint was half that size.
Marijuana shoppers spent $1.6 million in Michigan during first week of recreational sales - Cannabis News
Long lines, heavy demand, temporary shortages and purchase limits highlighted the first week of recreational marijuana sales in Michigan when a handful of licensed businesses rang up $1.63 million in sales.
Cannabis jobs boon expected as Illinois’ medical industry prepares for recreational sales - Cannabis News
Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker expects cannabis cultivation jobs to double as the cannabis market opens for legal recreational sales beginning Jan. 1.
Insurers remain cautious in taking on risk, resulting in higher premiums.
Seattle metro area is one of just three in America where marijuana use tops nicotine, data shows - Cannabis News
The other two metros where cannabis is more popular than nicotine are probably not much of a surprise: San Francisco and Portland.
Canadian pharmacy giant Shoppers Drug Mart has expanded its online medical cannabis platform to Canada's East Coast.
They are a New England-based land use lawyer, an athlete-turned-gym sock entrepreneur, and a marijuana grower. Now, they are budding marijuana entrepreneurs with one store open and two more on the way.
Major Labor Union Pushes Northeast Governors To Adopt Fair Marijuana Worker Protections - Cannabis News
A major international union is asking governors of states across the Northeast to ensure that workers in the marijuana industry are protected when legal cannabis markets are implemented.
Warehouses in Canada are piled high with unsold marijuana after cannabis producers overestimated demand for the drug, which was legalised a year ago.
Recreational marijuana sales in Massachusetts generated $400M in sales in first year - Cannabis News
In its first year of recreational cannabis sales, the state generated $61 million in total taxes on nearly $400 million in marijuana sales, according to figures released Wednesday by state agencies.
In less than a year, Oklahoma’s medical marijuana industry went from nonexistent to one of the largest and most valuable cannabis markets in the nation.
Wednesday marks exactly one year since the first two recreational marijuana dispensary opened in Massachusetts — Cultivate in Leicester and New England Treatment Access (NETA) in Northampton.
Cannabis recruiting company Vangst just released its 2019 annual salary guide and as expected, as more states legalize medical or recreational cannabis sales, and nascent markets continue to mature, the cannabis job market is strong.
'I suspect it’ll be a race to the bottom with price because everyone now has more than enough supply.'
California’s marijuana market will soon have ‘thousands of retail stores,’ report says - Cannabis News
Despite a series of obstacles and setbacks, California’s legal marijuana market is on track to continue growing in the coming years, according to a new report.
Three years after legalizing adult-use marijuana, the state’s still waiting for retail shops. Consultants say the economy paid the price as dollars and expertise went elsewhere.
"We used to have mills coming out our ears and we don't have those, obviously, so something has to replace that."