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Marijuana labeling system “not an effective or safe way” to detail what’s inside the products, CU study finds

Researchers analyzed labels on 90,000 cannabis products and found them unreliable in describing chemical compounds consumers inhale Marijuana product labels fail to capture “the chemical reality” of what people smoke, a University of Colorado study has concluded after analyzing 90,000 samples offered for sale in six states. The widely used labeling system purported to predict…

Trulieve CEO ‘absorbing and digesting’ the ‘largest cannabis transaction to date’

Despite momentum towards marijuana legalization, the country’s biggest cannabis companies are failing to turn a profit. Trulieve Cannabis (TCNNF), which currently operates in 11 states, recently reported a net loss of $32 million. The stock is down 42.8% year-to-date. According to Trulieve CEO Kim Rivers, the Florida-based company feels the wind at their backs after…

Leafly Launches Online Cannabis Delivery Services in California and Other Delivery-Legal States

PRESS RELEASE Californians 21+ will now be able to combine Leafly’s unparalleled strain database to browse, shop, and get cannabis delivered right to their door via the Leafly website and app. SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Leafly (NASDAQ: LFLY), a leading cannabis discovery marketplace and resource, today announced that shoppers visiting Leafly can now place orders for delivery…

From Food to Cannabis, CSQ Founder Tyler Williams is All About Safety and Quality

Tyler Williams is the founder and Chief Technical Officer of St. Louis, Missouri-based CSQ, short for Cannabis Safety and Quality. Founded in 2020, the seed-to-sale third-party cannabis certification provider is a subsidiary of ASI Food Safety, which for decades has offered a range of safety and quality audits and certifications in the Food and Beverage,…

Lawmaker’s sick day causes recreational marijuana bill to fail by 1 vote in Delaware House

The pursuit to create a recreational marijuana industry in Delaware hit a bump on Thursday, as a bill seeking to regulate the growing and selling of weed failed in the House by one vote. Rep. Larry Mitchell, House majority whip, was ill and could not vote, said House spokesman Drew Volturo. Mitchell is a co-sponsor of…

Op-Ed: Why legal weed is losing the war to illegal weed

The market for legal weed is growing. But in California, as elsewhere, it faces serious challenges. We’re not talking about droughts, climate change or supply chain shortages. The biggest challenge is competition from illegal weed. Our best estimate is that roughly three-quarters of the weed currently sold to consumers in California is illegal (meaning it…

Congress might have inadvertently legalized a form of cannabis under Trump

Although marijuana remains strictly forbidden by federal law, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday that Congress quietly amended the statute in 2018 to legalize cannabis cigarettes and vaping products that have similar intoxicants but are made from hemp. The 2018 Farm Bill, signed by President Donald Trump, included provisions removing most legal restrictions on hemp,…

Marijuana regulation bill fails in Delaware House

A bill establishing a structure for regulating the production and sale of marijuana failed in the State House Thursday. State Rep. Edward Osienski’s (D-Newark) bill would have imposed a 15% tax on marijuana sales and created a limited number of licenses for sale, cultivation and testing. Osienski underscored he also sought to address the disproportionate…

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