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Search underway for new heads of three provincial cannabis wholesalers

The three biggest adult-use cannabis wholesalers in Canada are seeking permanent leadership after a string of unrelated departures. The monopoly cannabis wholesaler and retailer in Quebec appointed an interim president to take over for the departing Jean-François Bergeron, the organization announced. Paul Furfaro, director of branch operations since 2018, will take the helm of the …

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How women-led cannabis startups can find funding

One of the most positive developments in the cannabis industry over the last several months is bigger and better career opportunities available for women. How women-led cannabis startups can find funding is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

Five Motivating Factors to Start Growing Your Own Cannabis at Home

Growing cannabis is one of the most rewarding activities a human being can do – that is if you smoke cannabis. However, even if you don’t particularly smoke it – there’s plenty of benefits from growing it. While most people may assume that the primary motivation for growing cannabis is money – especially since there …

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What is Cannabidivarin (CBDV) and Is It the Next Big Thing?

One of the most exciting things to discuss regarding cannabis are cannabinoids: Yes, those excellent chemical compounds in the cannabis plant. But most conversations on cannabinoids are always hung up on THC and CBD, as these are the most utilized and significant cannabinoids known. But within the cannabis plant lies many other cannabinoids that hold …

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MJBizCon registration opens for in-person Las Vegas event in October

Registration for MJBizCon 2021 is now open, as the world’s largest cannabis business event prepares to welcome marijuana and hemp professionals back to Las Vegas in October for in-person networking and dozens of sessions geared toward cultivators, manufacturers, retailers, investors and others. The 10th annual MJBizCon will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center …

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Taunton’s Freshly Baked Becomes First Cannabis Company In Massachusetts To Get Approval To Start Home Delivery

Freshly Baked, a Taunton-based cannabis microbusiness that is veteran-owned, on Friday afternoon became the first Massachusetts cannabis business authorized to deliver products. The state Cannabis Control Commission issued Freshly Baked a notice authorizing the business to commence operations as early as Tuesday. That makes Freshly Baked the first licensee to receive authorization to start delivery …

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Cooking With Cannabis: A Citrus Treat That’s Perfect For Sunny May Days

Are you all, like me, feeling like you can breathe a little easier? Now that we’re into a beautiful spring and vaccinations are available to adult populations, it seems like things are turning around. I mean – lilacs! Birds! Sun! It’s just the best time of year to get outside and do fun stuff and, …

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Green Thumb buys Massachusetts medical marijuana operator

Marijuana multistate operator Green Thumb Industries acquired Liberty Compassion, a Massachusetts medical cannabis cultivator and retailer. Liberty Compassion has two Affinity-branded stores in Boston and West Springfield. The purchase price wasn’t disclosed. With the acquisition, Illinois-based Green Thumb now has two cultivation and processing facilities and three retail outlets in Massachusetts. Green Thumb has a …

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Marijuana legalization outlook: CT, RI weigh adult use; Texas passes expansion bill

Connecticut lawmakers are expected to consider a recreational marijuana legalization bill this week as a June 9 deadline for passing the measure looms. In Rhode Island, a House lawmaker introduced an adult-use legalization bill that would allow existing medical marijuana dispensaries to begin recreational sales as soon as this summer. Marijuana legalization outlook: CT, RI …

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