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Fri
06
Aug

Illinois Adult-Use Cannabis Sales Hit Nearly $128 Million in July

Illinois adult-use cannabis sales have hit yet another record, reaching $127.8 million in July, about a $12.3 million increase from June, which reported over $115.5 million in recreational sales.

According to a monthly report by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, over $85.4 million of those sales came from in-state residents, while more than $42.3 million came from out-of-state residents.

Fri
06
Aug

Paraguay To Export Cannabis Oil To USA And Australia

By Franca Quarneti via El Planteo.

Paraguay will begin exporting oil, proteins and other non-psychoactive cannabis derivatives to the United States and Australia.

This was confirmed this Wednesday by Mario Abdo Benítez, president of Paraguay, during a visit to the industrial plant of Healthy Grains S.A

Fri
06
Aug

Case Report: Cannabis Associated with Improvements in a Patient with Refractory Stuttering

Warsaw, Poland: The use of herbal cannabis is associated with marked improvements in a patient with treatment-resistant stuttering, according to a case report published in the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research.

Fri
06
Aug

Cannabis-Infused Room Service: Beautiful Lake Tahoe Hotel Gets Weed Delivered To Your Door

Article wirrten by: Javier Hasse

The recently renovated Station House Inn, a vintage vacation paradise in South Lake Tahoe, is offering in-room delivery service of cannabis-infused beverages, topicals, edibles and tinctures to enhance guests’ stays.

Guests can also enjoy cannabis-infused s’mores with KIVA chocolate while hanging out at the firepit. This is enabled via a partnership between the hotel and Embarc Cannabis Goods.

Of course, purchases are limited to those 21 or older with valid photo identification. There is no smoking inside any of the 96 rooms, suites or in the hotel's public spaces.

Fri
06
Aug

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost rejects ballot language for marijuana legalization proposal

 A campaign pushing to legalize marijuana in Ohio will have to collect a new batch of petition signatures after Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost rejected the first batch the group submitted, citing issues with how the petition summarized the group’s proposed law change.

Fri
06
Aug

Cannabis drinks market to reach US$6bn by 2031

Conducted by research firm Fact.MR, the study highlights the potential growth of the cannabis beverage category.

Worldwide revenues for cannabis-infused drinks reached US$250 million by the end of 2020.

Over the next decade, the market value is predicted to expand to 24 times that, climbing by 38% CAGR from 2021-2031 to approach US$6bn. CBD-based drinks are anticipated to make up three out of every five sales during that period.

“Beginner cannabis users who want a discreet, accessible, and regulated amount of cannabis are driving increased demand for CBD-infused cannabis drinks,” explained a Fact.MR senior research analyst.

Meanwhile, non-alcoholic cannabis-infused beverages are expected to comprise 50% of consumption.

Thu
05
Aug

This Former Congressman Is Placing Big Bets On The Cannabis Industry

“I found the sector very attractive to invest in, understanding that it is currently developing and that it is still lacking maturity,” said cannabis entrepreneur Facundo Garretón.

By Ulises Román Rodríguez via El Planteo.

Thu
05
Aug

Why Can’t Parents Keep Marijuana Away From Small Children?

Allowing marijuana to be part of national commerce would presumably make it subject to tighter regulations, including packaging that didn’t appeal to small kids.

It was once believed to be propaganda: The idea that children of cannabis consumers were somehow getting their hands on the herb, ingesting it, only to later be strapped to various machines and gizmos down at their local hospital until the high wore off.

Wed
04
Aug

Ohio doubles up to legalize marijuana

There are now two separate efforts to legalize marijuana in Ohio.

On Friday, two Democratic lawmakers in the Ohio House introduced a bill to legalize recreational marijuana. House Bill 382 would allow Ohioans to purchase and use marijuana and cultivate up to 12 plants.

The bill hasn’t been assigned to a committee yet. The measure’s main authors are state Reps. Casey Weinstein, D-Hudson, and Terrence Upchurch, D-Cleveland. The bill already has 10 co-sponsors, all Democrats.

Wed
04
Aug

Thinking of Opening a Dispensary? These U.S. States Levy the Lowest Taxes on Recreational Cannabis

The cannabis industry has gone from budding to booming in the past few years. Recreational cannabis sales are legal in 18 states to date (and Washington, D.C.) and in 2020, Americans spent over $18 billion on legal weed – a 71% increase from the year prior.

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