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Juneteenth Is a National Holiday, But the Struggle for Equality Continues

This past Thursday, President Joe Biden signed legislation making Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in the United States, a federal holiday. The measure had passed unanimously in the Senate, and in the House by a vote of 415-14. Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, when Gordon Granger, a Union general, arrived in Galveston, Texas …

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Cannabis Coaching Careers – Need a Job, Become a Marijuana Coach!

There are many specialties that have a specific overlap with cannabis. Right now, I simply provided a few of the more common types of cannabis coaches out there, but if you have insight on spiritual practices – simply mesh cannabis with it and you’ve created a “sniper demographic”. A Sniper demographic is basically a group …

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Newfoundland cannabis sales grow 35% annually to $52 million

Just over 52 million Canadian dollars ($42 million) worth of adult-use cannabis was sold in Newfound last year, 36% more than the previous year, the Newfoundland and Labrador Liquor Corporation (NLC) said in its year-end report. NLC, which regulates the province’s 30 licensed cannabis retailers and operates a cannabis distribution center, said fourth quarter sales …

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More cannabis workers vote to join unions in Illinois

Several Illinois-based marijuana facilities opted to unionize following votes by employees, both the Teamsters and the United Food and Commercial Workers unions announced. On Thursday, employees at Sunnyside dispensary in Champaign, Illinois, voted to join the UFCW Local 881, according to a news release. Sunnyside marks the third marijuana facility owned by Cresco Labs where …

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California Cannabis is Still Dealing With Growing Pains. Throwing Money at the Problem Won’t Help.

Hard to believe that it’s been five years since the passage of Prop. 64, which legalized the distribution and sale of cannabis for adults 21 and up in the State of California. Like all “cannabis friendly” states, California has had issues and time delays getting a licensing framework off the ground. Of course, this is …

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Fruit flavors attract consumers of THC-infused cannabis edibles

Fruit flavors dominate sales of THC-infused cannabis edibles, accounting for more than three-quarters of all edibles sales in five Western states: California, Colorado, Nevada, Oregon and Washington. Those sales were driven mostly by gummies, which account for more than 83% of the market share for the category. The dominance of fruit-based products provides a tough …

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