Removal Of Controversial Drugged Driving PSA Highlights Seriousness Of Impaired Driving

California PSA draws strong reaction

CALIFORNIA: A January 5 article at The Sacramento Bee reports on the decision to stop running a controversial public service announcement sponsored by the California Office of Traffic Safety.  Critics argued that the ad – which featured a diverse group of individuals explaining why they use pot but also do not drive while high — promoted the use Read the full article…

Basketball Legend Al Harrington Premiers CBD-Based Wellness Products

Harrington initially discovered the recuperative power of Cannabis, and later CBDs, as a result of convincing his grandmother, Viola, to use extracts to help with her glaucoma. As a result, Harrington Wellness' sister company, Viola Extracts, is named in her honor.

CALIFORNIA: Retired NBA great Al Harrington, who discovered the benefits of CBDs (Cannabinoids) at the end of his playing career, has premiered a new line of wellness products based on hemp, the non-psychoactive elements found in the plant. As an upscale consumer brand, Harrington Wellness will feature products that will foster healthy living and all the benefits Read the full article…

Medical Benefits In Legal Cannabis Products

cannabis has many medical benefits

CALIFORNIA: The U.S. medical cannabis market was valued at USD 5.44 billion in 2016 and is expected to be valued at USD 19.48 billion by 2024, According to a report by Hexa Research. The expected growth is driven by the growing acceptance of medical advantages associated with cannabis, particularly for patients dealing with cancer, diabetes and chronic pain. Symptoms Read the full article…

California — Now The Largest Cannabis Market In The World — Has No Product to Sell

Micro Lab Farms innovative grow technology

CALIFORNIA: According to a report in the Los Angeles Times, California is facing a serious shortage of legal cannabis, caused by a number of factors, including the recent fires that devastated the state, and the lack of city licensing approvals. “Nearly a month after legal sales began for adults in the nation’s most populous state, the longstanding medicinal and Read the full article…

Cannabis Sales Projected To Increase as California Paves the way for Recreational use

In states like California for example, where new recreational cannabis laws went into effect on January 1st, 2018, analysts are projecting an increase in sales of Cannabis.

CALIFORNIA: The global legal cannabis market was valued at $14.3 billion in 2016 and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 21.1% between 2017 to 2024 or culminating to $63.5 billion by 2024, according to a report by Ameri Research. The market is going through a period of strong growth thanks to increasing legalization and decriminalization of cannabis Read the full article…

Eaze Data Report: Major Increase In Legal Marijuana Sales in California

The number of Baby Boomers ordering marijuana increased by 19 percent annually, the highest of any generation. Vaporizers and edibles are most popular among Millennials, while tinctures are most popular among Baby Boomers.

CALIFORNIA: -Eaze, a leading marijuana technology company, has released its Eaze Insights: 2017 State of Cannabis data report, a comprehensive overview of consumer trends driving the marijuana industry year over year. The report, which draws insights from the user behavior of more than 350,000 Eaze consumers and 15,000 survey respondents across the state of California, reveals that 2017 was a Read the full article…

HempMeds Wins Product Registration Hearing In Puerto Rico, Begins Selling First-Ever Approved Nutraceutical Product

HempMeds wins approval to sell RSHO in PR

CALIFORNIA: Medical Marijuana, Inc., the first publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, has announced that its subsidiary HempMeds had its product registrations affirmed in Puerto Rico, enabling the company to continue selling its CBD hemp oil products freely throughout the U.S. territory. This major milestone marks another historic first for RSHO as the first and only legally registered cannabis Read the full article…

Kush Bottles Announces Senior Leadership Changes

Shakeup at Kush Bottles

Ben Wu steps down as Chief Operating Officer; CFO Jim McCormick adds COO to role CALIFORNIA: Kush Bottles, a leading provider of packaging, supplies, vaporizers, accessories and branding solutions for the regulated cannabis industry, announced today that Ben Wu, who has served as Chief Operating Officer since 2014, will step down effective today, January 12th, 2018.  Mr. Wu will continue to support the Company as an Read the full article…

California Ushers In Legal Cannabis With New Self-Service Automation

Grasshopper Kiosks

CALIFORNIA: Grasshopper Kiosks, the developers of the nation’s leading fully compliant self-service systems for the storage and dispensing of cannabis products, have installed a unit in Berkeley Patients Group (BPG), the nation’s longest continuously operating marijuana dispensary. The Grasshopper automated self-service sales system streamlines transaction times, tracks inventory and payments, and collects real-time data about sales Read the full article…

City Of West Hollywood Provides Green Light for Adult-Use Retail Cannabis

City of West Hollywood Logo (PRNewsFoto/The City of West Hollywood)

CALIFORNIA: The City of West Hollywood has become one of the first cities in the state to permit Adult-Use Retail cannabis sales. The City of West Hollywood has issued Temporary Use Permits (TUPs) to four existing Medical-Use Dispensaries, which authorize Adult-Use Retail sales at their current locations on a temporary basis beginning on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. These Read the full article…