Scientists claim strong strains of cannabis could e used to prevent infection by the new coronavirus – and treat Covid-19.
Farmers struggling to break into the lucrative medical cannabis and hemp markets because of legal obstacles will be offered pointers by the experts.
During our current COVID-19 self-isolation, sales for cannabis have increased significantly. According to WeedMaps, there has been a 350% increase in cannabis delivery and pick up orders (comparing day-to-day, Monday, 3/9 to Monday, 3/16).
With the COVID-19 pandemic in full swing, every industry is feeling pain; however, the cannabis industry has a unique set of challenges as well as opportunities in this current crisis.
Academics from Canada have analysed data about 23,000 cannabis users and concluded it’s actually much more addictive than previously thought.
Edibles are already a staple of many people’s cannabis lineup, and lately, due to the pandemic, some may even be choosing to forgo smoking entirely and switch to edibles due to health concerns.
Cannabis is legal in Washington and Michigan. Notably, Washington became the second state to legalize recreational marijuana in 2012. Michigan made adult-use marijuana legal in 2018.
Cannabis companies are entering a new normal as the coronavirus pandemic puts stress on every sector of business, fundamentally altering the industry in possibly permanent ways.
Ontario will temporarily allow cannabis retail stores to re-open for curbside pickup and delivery services, the province announced late Tuesday evening, just days after it declared all recreational cannabis stores a non-essential service, forcing them to close for at least two weeks.
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