Less than three years after the first licensed recreational marijuana retailers began doing business in Massachusetts, regulated cannabis dispensaries have rung up more than $2 billion in adult-use cannabis sales, state officials announced on Wednesday.
Advocates in Missouri have filed a ballot initiative to legalize cannabis for adults in the state and now must collect 175,000 signatures to put the issue to voters during next year’s midterm elections.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is moving forward with a large-scale survey to gain insight into the hemp market that’s emerged since the crop was federally legalized under the 2018 Farm Bill.
Aurora flung open the doors on the next — and perhaps final — frontier in the world of legal cannabis in Colorado, giving initial approval this week for smoking lounges, tasting rooms and tour buses filled with stoned customers.
Strawberry Fields and Doobba are kicking off delivery sales for the public today in Denver, much to the joy of stoners.
Nearly half of U.S. adults—49%—have tried cannabis, according to a Gallup poll, which also found 12% of U.S. adults use it regularly.
New York-based cannabis firm PharmaCann is planning an initial public offering that could value the company at over $1 billion, according to a Reuters report citing sources familiar with the plan.
Marijuana reform has advanced in numerous state legislatures in the first half of 2021, with lawmakers enacting four new legalization laws so far this year.
Included in the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill are provisions that would let researchers study cannabis from state-licensed dispensaries instead of the low-grade cannabis grown at government facilities.