Avitas Releases Unicorn Glitter For Pride

Avitas to donate a percentage of sales of Pride oil blend to Equal Rights Washington and Basic Rights Oregon, two organizations fighting for LGBTQ rights

WASHINGTON: Avitas, a leading cannabis producer/processor located in the Pacific Northwest, has announced the release of  a new oil blend created just for Pride, Unicorn Glitter that is full of double rainbows, unicorn laughs, glitter hearts, and of course, love. All throughout June, Avitas is donating a percentage of Unicorn Glitter to Equal Rights Washington and Read the full article…

Washington Stats From Leaf Data Systems For The Week Ending May 31, 2018

LCB Leaf Data

WASHINGTON: The below statistics cover activity in Leaf Data Systems for the time period between February 1, 2018 and May 31, 2018. 

Washington State Legal Cannabis By The Numbers: February 1, 2018 – May 17, 2018

LCB Leaf Data

WASHINGTON: The below statistics cover activity in Leaf Data Systems for the time period between February 1, 2018 and May 17, 2018.    

Washington State Legal Cannabis By The Numbers: February 1, 2018 -May 10, 2018

LCB Leaf Data

WASHINGTON: The below statistics cover activity in Leaf Data Systems for the time period between February 1, 2018 and May 10, 2018:  

Washington Licensees Target Of Phishing Scam: WSLCB

Potential Phishing Email Directed at Washington Licensees

WASHINGTON: The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB), the regulatory agency overseeing the state’s licensed cannabis program, issued a warning to this morning that it’s seed-to-sale tracking system had been hacked. In an email entitled, “Potential Phishing Email Directed at Licensees” the WSLCB alerts licensees about a phony email containing malware: “The fake email Read the full article…

Cannabis Industry Ambassador-At-Large: Jake The Professor’s Weekend Unlimited

Weekend Unlimited

By Jake The Professor I am so privileged to be able to attend some of the cannabis industry’s top events.  As a rule, Cannabis Industry professionals are eager to support of our industry, our peers,  and even our competitors to some measure. We attend events honoring outstanding individuals, and enjoy participating with our industry associations, like Read the full article…

Washington: Updated List of Pesticides Allowed for Use in Marijuana Production

Washington: Updated List of Pesticides Allowed for Use in Marijuana Production

WASHINGTON: The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has recently updated the list of pesticides that are allowed for use in marijuana production in Washington State, based on criteria previously established by WSDA.  WSDA has removed 2 pesticides that were placed on stop sale by the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA). The ODA reported that both Read the full article…

Inside Science: Marijuana May Help Solve Skin Rash Sting

“The fact that it’s illegal at the federal level, but legal at the state level -- it leads to a lot of complications in trying to do research on marijuana and its derivatives, all of the cannabinoids. They’ve overcome many years of regulatory hurdles in order to come into works, like that Parkinson’s trial that I mentioned. That is actually a trial that is going on. It’s randomized, it’s controlled, it’s the highest standards of evidence to eliminate bias,” concluded Dellavalle.

WASHINGTON: In a new video for Inside Science News Service, executive producer Karin Heineman interviews Robert Dellavalle from the University of Colorado School of Medicine, who explains how some compounds found in marijuana might help stop itching and pain in people suffering from skin diseases like eczema and psoriasis. Eczema affects millions of people, causing an itchy, painful rash. There are Read the full article…

Latest Arcview/BDS Data: Cannabis Consumer Spending Outpaces Industry Estimates

Jenny Carbon, Always Greener Redmond, WA

NEW YORK: Arcview Market Research reports that consumer spending on legal cannabis in North America is outpacing previous estimates. The report indicates that retail cannabis sales will grow 33% from 2016 to nearly $10 billion this year. By 2021 the legal market is expected to reach $24.5 billion, at a 28% compound annual growth rate (CAGR). Arcview also reported that according Read the full article…