PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine marijuana lovers hoping to put the “bake” back in clambake this summer might be out of luck. State officials said Friday that Maine rescinded a Los Angeles consultant’s winning bid to help craft the rules about key issues such as sales and packaging of marijuana. Maine officials had hoped the rules would be ready by April....
While many nations are moving toward an acceptance of legal cannabis, Indonesia continues to enforce some of the deadliest cannabis laws in the world. The Southeast Asian archipelago is home to nearly 261 million people, and despite a harsh no-tolerance drug policy, cannabis remains the most widely used illegal substance in the country. Other countries in Asia are slowly warming to...
The Roll-Up features co-hosts Bruce Barcott, Ben Adlin, and Alyssa Yeoman in a Friday morning roundtable about the week’s top cannabis news. Leafly Podcast Episode 70: MeToo Hits Cannabis This week: Writer Deidre Olsen discusses her Marc Emery #MeToo exposé, and CBS rejects a cannabis Super Bowl ad. WTF Is This All About Now? Alyssa, Bruce, Ben. (Julia Sumpter/Leafly)Every Friday the Roll-Up crew—Bruce Barcott, Ben Adlin,...
OTTAWA — Travellers caught sneaking small amounts of cannabis into Canada could soon be forced to pay fines. Although stiff criminal penalties will remain options on the books, the federal border agency is developing administrative sanctions to give it more flexibility to deal with people who arrive at the border with cannabis in the era of legal adult-use cannabis. Since Oct....
Here at Leafly we’ve long recognized the difficulty of crafting an ad campaign aimed at steering minors away from cannabis. It’s an admirable goal. It’s nearly impossible to pull off. Teens (the audience) are notoriously cynical. Adults (the producers) are famously bad at speaking their language. In recent years we’ve seen some efforts go bad from the start (Colorado’s “Don’t...
CANNABIS CULTURE – Cannabis and Telemedicine are probably the two words that nobody would have envisaged that could be spoken about together, but it is a match that is undoubtedly beneficial for the patients. What is Telemedicine? Telemedicine is the virtual delivery of healthcare services by leveraging technology. It is an online medical consultation service that allows for two way communication...
Cannabis NB is touting revenues of more than $8 million dollars in its first quarter. Those unaudited results show in-store revenue of $8.2 million, online sales of $400,000, oils and capsule sales represented nine per cent of sales at $800,000 and accessories rang in at at $300,000. “Overall, we are pleased with how the stores and the experience have been received...