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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So many things have been turned upside down with this pandemic, and saying we live in interesting times would be an understatement. Industries and businesses are being demolished and altered in ways unheard of just a month ago, and a rare few are actually booming.
A new study will be looking at the impact of the novel coronavirus – COVID-19 – on patients who use medical cannabis.
Jameson Berkow: COVID-19 made cannabis ‘essential,’ but governments aren’t treating the industry that way
There is unlikely to be any progress unless governments start treating their legal cannabis sectors as essential, as right now, that designation appears to provide none of the expected benefits.
Sharing is an important part of cannabis culture. It’s especially common in recreational users, for whom the communal use of cannabis is a way of social interaction and even a social ritual.
After nearly 4 years of what some researchers saw as foot dragging, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has announced it will evaluate 37 applications to grow marijuana for medical research and proposed new rules for the prospective growers that outline how the cannabis-growing program would work.