High Cannabis Demand Lifts Green Thumb Industries’ Revenue By 90%

By Will Yakowicz Chicago-based Green Thumb Industries, a cannabis company that operates in 12 states, reported $194.4 million in revenue for the first quarter—a 90% increase year-over-year due to increased demand. Ben Kovler, the CEO and founder of Green Thumb Industries, says understanding what...

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Residents Launch Petition Against Nutley’s “No Cannabis Business” Ordinance

By JOHN LEE NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley residents launched a petition this week in opposition to Ordinance No. 3473 which prohibits cannabis businesses from operating in the township. The ordinance was introduced at the May 4, 2021 Township of Nutley Board of Commissioners open public meeting. It has been...

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‘Cannabis’ sweets leave four children in hospital in Surrey

By bbc.com Four children were taken to hospital after they ate sweets thought to contain cannabis. Ambulance teams were called when some of the children, aged 12 and 13, started vomiting and falling in and out of consciousness in Epsom on Saturday. Two medical students nearby assisted in the early...

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The Cannabis Entrepreneurs Who Want To Make Legal Weed More Diverse

By CAROLINE LEWIS JP started selling marijuana in middle school, a hustle he got into through a neighbor on the Lower East Side. He didn’t necessarily see it as a passion or a long-term career. “Back then, the quality of it was what they consider to be reggie, bush or regs,” said JP, now 38 (he declined...

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Smoke out the best cannabis candles and marijuana-inspired home fragrances

By MARY CLEARY Cannabis was once something you might hide the smell of with perfume, but now a number of home fragrance and perfume brands are challenging the norm and celebrating the scent of marijuana with their latest creations. From luxury houses such as Loewe to niche brands like Heretic...

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U.S. House of Representatives approves cannabis banking bill

By Reuters The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday passed legislation that would allow banks to provide services to cannabis companies in states where it is legal, a step towards removing what analysts say is a barrier to development of a national industry. Lawmakers voted 321-101 to approve...

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Cannabis And Psychosis Are Linked, And We’re a Step Closer to Understanding How

By MIKE MCRAE What that level is and how that relationship functions isn't so easy to unravel, with mental health and drug use commonly locked in a tug-of-war that makes cause-and-effect hard to tease apart. According to a new study conducted by a team of researchers from the Centre for Addiction...

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Smoking cannabis alters key visual functions but many users lack awareness of it

By Emily Henderson A study carried out by the University of Granada indicates that smoking cannabis significantly alters key visual functions, such as visual acuity, contrast sensitivity, three-dimensional vision (stereopsis), the ability to focus, and glare sensitivity Yet, more than 90% of users...

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This Cannabis Giant Has European Targets in Its Sights Ahead of U.S. Legalization Frenzy, CEO Says

By Jack Denton Cannabis deals in Europe will help pot giant Aphria build up a war chest ahead of an expected frenzy of mergers and acquisitions in the U.S., the company’s chair and chief executive told Barron’s ahead of the group’s earnings on Monday. High-margin...

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Cannabis convention coming to Green Karma Farm in Orange

By DOMENIC POLI ORANGE — Marijuana, hemp and CBD industry professionals will converge on Green Karma Farm this summer for a cannabis convention called “BeanCon.” North Attleborough-based NECANN, which organizes and operates cannabis conventions, will run the outdoor small-business event...

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