More Seniors Using Cannabis, Substituting It For Prescription Painkillers

Cecilia Sivertson, shows off her Nana's Secret Soda at a recent Marijuana Business Association meetup in Seattle.

CALIFORNIA:  Adults age 50 and older are far more likely to consume cannabis today than they were decades ago, according to population use data published in the journal Addiction. Investigators with the Alcohol Research Group assessed trends in marijuana use between the years 1984 and 2015. Authors reported that, compared with older Americans 30 years ago, older respondents Read the full article…

Recently Pardoned? Lowell Herb Co. Is Hiring

Lowell Herb Co. Launches Job Initiative to Support Social Equity and Reparative Justice Program for recently pardoned non-violent offenders for cannabis-related offenses

CALIFORNIA: Lowell Herb Co., the fast growing cannabis company behind the number one pre-roll in California, is expanding and hiring. Through its trailblazing Social Equity and Reparative Justice Program, special consideration will be given to recently pardoned, non-violent cannabis offenders and will offer a wide spectrum of resources to individuals hoping to enter the cannabis space Read the full article…

Isodiol To Acquire California Hemp Farm Farmtiva

The exclusive partnership with the Imperial Valley Conservation Research Center and Farmtiva will harvest the first legally grown hemp in California in 24 years under the Agricultural Act of 2014 § 7606 (“2014 Farm Bill”).

CANADA:  Isodiol International Inc., a global CBD innovator specializing in the development of pharmaceutical and health and wellness products, has announced that it has entered into a binding agreement to acquire 51% of Farmtiva, a cultivator of hemp with operations in California that provides hemp farming and distribution support for farmers and other industry participants. Farmtiva has Read the full article…

Eaze Arrives in Los Angeles for Marijuana Week

Los Angeles joins San Francisco, San Diego, Oakland and San Jose in making safe, legal delivery available to residents.

CALIFORNIA: Eaze, a leading cannabis technology company, today announced its expansion into the City of Los Angeles, the world’s largest legal municipal market. Residents 21 and older can now use the Eaze platform to purchase cannabis via on-demand delivery from local licensed dispensaries, The Clinik and Perennial Holistic Wellness Center. Los Angeles joins San Francisco, San Diego, Oakland and Read the full article…

Coachella Valley Is Cultivation Central For California Indoor

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By Stu Zakim CALIFORNIA: The Coachella Valley Cannabis Alliance Network (CVCAN) and its second annual cultivation conference this past weekend in Desert Springs CA painted a very positive picture of the state of cannabis cultivation. A series of panel conversations combined with a selection of vendors pointed to Desert Springs and the surrounding area becoming Read the full article…

Cheech & Chong: Still Rollin’—Celebrating 40 Years Of Up in Smoke Opening On 4/20

New Exhibit to Launch in Conjunction with the 40th Anniversary of Cheech & Chong's 1978 Film Up In Smoke

CALIFORNIA: Grammy-winning comedy duo Cheech & Chong will be the subject of a new exhibit opening at the GRAMMY Museum® on 4/20. Titled Cheech & Chong: Still Rollin’—Celebrating 40 Years Of Up In Smoke, the exhibit is curated in collaboration with Grammy-winning producer Lou Adler, who uncovered the legendary duo, produced many of their albums, and directed Read the full article…

Willie’s Reserve Available Now In California

Willie Nelson’s Legendary Stash of Cannabis Powered by Flow Kana

CALIFORNIA: Award-winning music legend and marijuana activist Willie Nelson announces the launch of his Willie’s Reserve cannabis brand in California. Flow Kana, the premier sustainable sun-grown cannabis provider that embraces the small farmer ecosystem, was selected as the Willie’s Reserve partner in California. Available in select California dispensaries now, cannabis enthusiasts can enjoy Willie’s Reserve Legendary Stash Read the full article…

California Legislation Would Mandate Plant-Based Options In Hospitals, Prisons

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Bill Sponsored by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and Social Compassion in Legislation CALIFORNIA: SB 1138, introduced in the California State Legislature by Sen. Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), would require licensed California health care facilities and state prisons to make available plant-based meal options containing no animal products or by-products, including meat, poultry, fish, dairy, or Read the full article…

The Green Earth Farmacie Los Angeles Opens To Recreational Cannabis Consumers

The Green Earth Farmacie is Now Open for Adult Use Recreational Cannabis Sales in Los Angeles, California

CALIFORNIA:  The Green Earth Farmacie, leading cannabis dispensary specialists, announced they are now open for adult use recreational customers. The Green Earth Farmacie is one of the first dispensaries in Los Angeles to officially open their doors to the general public. To participate, customers must be adults 21 years and over, with a valid ID Read the full article…

Shango Brand Expands To California, New Jersey And Michigan

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OREGON: Rexroad Marquis Corporation has announced major initiatives for expansion of the Shango Premium Cannabis brand into the legal cannabis markets in California, New Jersey and Michigan, according to a company press release. Rexroad Marquis Corporation (RMC) holds the intellectual property and brand licensing rights to Shango Premium Cannabis, a leading cannabis cultivator, wholesaler and retailer Read the full article…