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Friday marks Nevada’s first 4/20 since recreational marijuana sales were legalized last July. With more than 45 dispensaries in the Las Vegas Valley and 62 statewide expecting increased sales for the unofficial pot holiday, here’s a look at 20 ways that legal weed has affected our state: 1. More cannabis products After waiting more than […]
Tiger Global led a $17 million investment in cannabis compliance software company Green Bits. The New York-based firm is leading the round with participation from Snoop Dogg’s Casa Verde Capital. This investment brings total funding in Green Bits to $19.3 million, and marks another major win for the cannabis industry. Tiger Global, the investment firm […]
Long lines are expected at Las Vegas marijuana dispensaries on Friday, the first 420 marijuana holiday in Nevada since recreational sales became legal. Roy Bingham, CEO of the Colorado-based BDS Analytics marijuana research firm, said sales surged 220 percent on April 20 last year at dispensaries in Colorado and Washington. The day — both the […]
States that have passed laws legalizing recreational marijuana in recent years appear to have found some new, unexpected supporters: Republican politicians. Since voters began to pass recreational marijuana measures in 2012, the pro-pot movement has seen swift support from many Democrats, with Republicans often pushing back against legalization. Those expressing concern or opposition have cited, […]
Vomiting from frequent heavy marijuana smoking can evidently be remedied by taking a hot shower. The condition experienced by habitual smokers is called cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, and its symptoms include vomiting, abdominal pain and severe nausea. It’s now being more widely recognized by doctors across the U.S. since it was first reported on in 2004, […]
Whether you realize it or not, legal marijuana is really beginning to turn heads. In North America, cannabis research firm ArcView estimates that growth in legal weed sales could average 28% per year through 2021, pushing it nearly $25 billion annually. A big reason for this dramatic rise in sales is the expected legalization of […]
America’s largest marijuana market sold more than $1 billion of marijuana through March. And that’s only the beginning. For recreational marijuana sales in California — the nation’s most populous state, and the nation’s oldest and most entrenched marijuana market — it was never a question of billions. It was always a question of “how many” […]
For the first time ever, a legislative committee has approved a bill that would bring legalized, recreational marijuana to Connecticut.  The idea has gained momentum because Massachusetts is on the verge of starting legal marijuana in less than 3 months. The vote in the Appropriations Committee was 27 to 24 in favor of getting started […]
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Health officials in Illinois are warning people about mock marijuana that is spreading across Chicago and the central part of the state, causing severe bleeding among users and, in some cases, death. Synthetic cannabinoids, also known as K2 or Spice, has been linked to 56 cases in which people in the state experienced severe bleeding after using the substance, officials […]