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Cannabis in Connecticut: Concerns of a California Transplant

I just moved my family to Connecticut from Los Angeles, where I have lived almost exclusively since 1979. I am a born-and-raised New Yorker and spent a lot of time in Connecticut as a kid and young man, so I’m returning to old haunts, and I have relatives throughout New England and am looking forward…

The Accidental Rise Of Infused Event Marketing

By Pam Chmiel Move over consumption lounges, an elevated cannabis food and drink experience that you only find at Michelin-starred restaurants have arrived. How many cannabis-infused food or drink events have you attended served up by a James Beard award-winning chef or mixologist? While there’s speculation on when and how consumption lounges will roll out,…

Cannabis: ‘The U.S. is a $100 billion opportunity,’ Tilray CEO says

The U.S. market for cannabis is staggering, according to Tilray (TLRY) CEO Irwin Simon — even as it awaits a green light from Congress. “The U.S. is a $100 billion opportunity in cannabis,” Simon told Yahoo Finance Live (video above). “If you look at cannabis today in the U.S., 93% of Americans want medical cannabis…

Curaleaf forced to remove thousands of medical marijuana products from NY dispensaries

Curaleaf, one of New York’s medical marijuana operators, has pulled tens of thousands of units of cannabis from dispensary shelves after the company switched to an unauthorized way of labeling potency that led patients to believe the marijuana they purchased was much stronger than usual. Curaleaf began displaying “dry weight” measurements on its products in July without…

Cannabis in Connecticut: Concerns of a California Transplant

I just moved my family to Connecticut from Los Angeles, where I have lived almost exclusively since 1979. I am a born-and-raised New Yorker and spent a lot of time in Connecticut as a kid and young man, so I’m returning to old haunts, and I have relatives throughout New England and am looking forward…

2024: Adult Use Marijuana in Florida

By Hilary Bricken, Principal at Harris Bricken In 2024, we may finally see adult use marijuana in Florida. This week, Smart & Safe Florida, a non-profit political organization, filed its ballot initiative, “Adult Personal Use of Marijuana“, with the  Division of Elections to legalize adult use marijuana in Florida. Make it Legal Florida already unsuccessfully…

Curaleaf forced to remove thousands of medical marijuana products from NY dispensaries

Curaleaf, one of New York’s medical marijuana operators, has pulled tens of thousands of units of cannabis from dispensary shelves after the company switched to an unauthorized way of labeling potency that led patients to believe the marijuana they purchased was much stronger than usual. Curaleaf began displaying “dry weight” measurements on its products in July without…

Most Texans support legalizing pot for recreational or medical use, new poll finds

Since 2012, 19 states, Washington, D.C., and Guam have legalized marijuana for recreational use — something 55% of Texans have said they either support or strongly support, according to a new Dallas Morning News-University of Texas at Tyler poll. And the numbers are even higher for medical use: 72% of those surveyed said they would either support or strongly…

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