Category: Culture

Corona Enters the Legal Cannabis Industry

We’ve reported extensively on the foreseeable future of the cannabis industry. While much of the future of the legal herb business continues to look promising, there are some areas that cause varying degrees of concern. One of those areas is the fact that cannabis activists and enthusiasts are worried that corporations will eventually take over, essentially robbing the niche of its bottom-up, grassroots vibe. Others have argued that corporations should have every right to compete in a somewhat free market. Many companies who produce alcoholic beverages are taking notice that a significant chunk of their customer base is ditching...

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Sessions Says Obama-Era Marijuana Policy Will Remain in Effect

After a crusade to try and repeal Obama-era policies protecting states’ marijuana laws, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has finally come to announce that they “are bound by” current policies, which will remain in effect for the time being. “Our policy is the same, really, fundamentally as the Holder-Lynch policy, which is that the federal law remains in effect and a state can legalize marijuana for its law enforcement purposes but it still remains illegal with regard to federal purposes,” Forbes reported Sessions as saying, referring to previous attorneys general and their policy. This announcement (of sorts) comes after months of...

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11-17-2017 Video News – The Marijuana Time Show

Cannabis News – Being Green in a Green Industry | Ep. 10 | 11-17-2017  Joe Klare discusses a green company doing things right in the cannabis industry, the real story behind the “first marijuana overdose death” and new emergency regulations for adult use cannabis in California. 11-17-2017 – Ep. 10 | Marijuana Times Show https://www.marijuanatimes.org/being-green-in-the-marijuana-industry-hisierra-dispensary-bags/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2017/11/17/the-truth-behind-the-first-marijuana-overdose-death/ http://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/7649991-181/california-marijuana-rules-mark-step Sponsor: http://naturecidecannabis.com/ TroyFlowers Author description...

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11-16-2017 Video News – The Marijuana Times Show

Joe Klare discusses the latest sales numbers out of Colorado, .NBA star Karl Anthony-Towns on medical marijuana and a possible delay in legalization in New Jersey. 11-16-2017 – Ep. 9 | Marijuana Times Show https://www.marijuanatimes.org/marijuana-shops-in-colorado-take-in-another-136-million-in-september/ https://www.cbssports.com/nba/news/karl-anthony-towns-nba-should-remove-marijuana-from-banned-substances-list/ http://www.nj.com/politics/index.ssf/2017/11/a_snag_for_legal_pot_in_nj_new_assembly_speaker_wo.html Sponsor: http://naturecidecannabis.com/ TroyFlowers Author description...

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Marijuana Shops in Colorado Take in Another $136 Million in September

According to new estimates from The Cannabist, recreational and medical marijuana stores in Colorado sold over $136 million in products in September of 2017. Since actual sales numbers aren’t available in Colorado, The Cannabist gets their estimates by extrapolating sales data from tax revenue data. During the first three-quarters of the year cannabis shops in Colorado have exceed $1.1 billion in sales, up 19% from the same period last year. Earlier this year, however, the annual rate of growth was at about 36%, leading some to speculate on whether a plateau in marijuana sales is coming in Colorado. The...

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11-15-2017 Video News – The Marijuana Times Show

Joe Klare discusses the annual Cannakids event and toy drive, legalization advocates in Michigan needing more money and the Kentucky Secretary of State forming a medical marijuana task force. 11-15-2017 – Ep. 8 | Marijuana Times Show https://www.marijuanatimes.org/amazing-cannakids-stories-of-cannabis-oil-beating-diseases-covered-by-local-california-tv-station/ http://www.mlive.com/news/index.ssf/2017/11/group_behind_marijuana_legaliz.html http://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/politics/2017/11/15/legalizing-medical-marijuana-kentucky/867205001/ http://naturecidecannabis.com/ TroyFlowers Author description...

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