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SAFE Banking Act on Cusp of Markup, Advancement in Senate Banking Committee

A full committee markup on the legislation is scheduled for Sept. 27.

Trulieve Sues Former Employees, Vendors in Arizona

The lawsuit, filed in Maricopa County Superior Court, alleges that former purchasing managers and at least five other businesses facilitated “kickback schemes” to give brands shelf space.

Columbia Care Unveils New Name, Brand Identity—The Cannabist Company

Cannabist was launched in 2021 as the company’s national retail brand, which now accounts for 36 locations across the country.

Inside the Opening of the First Adult-Use Dispensary in Ventura, Calif.

Lauren Carpenter, CEO of Embarc, says the business gives her and her team the opportunity to help destigmatize cannabis in the community.

Columbia Care Announces Private Placement of US$25 Million

The multistate cannabis operators is executing on the next phase of its balance sheet improvement initiatives.

Curaleaf Dispensary Workers Strike in Arizona; State Lawmakers Support Them

The multistate cannabis operator says it respects its workers’ rights, but a local union claims the company fired an employee for labor peace activity.

8 Tips for Protecting Outdoor Cannabis Crops Against Heavy Rain During Harvest Season: UPDATED

Cannabis and hemp growers should take preventative measures to guard against crop damage during periods of heavy rains—and know what to do with rain-soaked plants in the aftermath.

Nebraskans for Medical Marijuana Kicks Off 2024 Ballot Initiative

The ballot committee launched a fundraiser toward its third effort to put a medical cannabis legalization measure before voters.

Ohio 2023 Adult-Use Ballot Measure Fact Sheet

Voters in the Buckeye State will cast their votes on a statutory legalization measure in November.

Virgin Islands Cannabis Advisory Board Releases Draft Rules for Industry

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. signed an adult-use legalization bill into law in January, and the proposed regulations cover both the medical and adult-use markets.

How to Protect Your Greenhouse From Wind, Rain and Snow

Tips to prepare your structures and protect your crops from strong storms and damaging weather.

These 12 States Sold More Than $1 Billion in Cannabis in August (With Chart)

Leading the way, Michigan’s cannabis sales are still booming, as the state’s retailers repeat another $276 million month.

Canopy Growth Seeks Bankruptcy for BioSteel Business

The embattled Canadian cannabis producer has obtained creditor protection for the business unit and plans to seek permission to sell the BioSteel assets.

Michigan Marijuana Dispensary Owner Convicted of Tax Evasion, Obstructing IRS

The owner faces prison time after causing a tax loss to the IRS of more than $1.1 million, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

Charlotte's Web Announces Appointment of Bill Morachnick as CEO

The company’s board ejected the resignations of three other board directors after a withhold campaign by a group of activist shareholders.

‘Devoted to Better’: Bountiful Farms Lets Consumers Choose Their Favorite Genetics with Bounti Hunters Kit

The Massachusetts company is offering the at-home pheno hunt kit through select retailers during the months of September and October.

New Mexico, Montana Continue Breaking Cannabis Sales Records; Among Best Performing Markets in Nation

The emerging adult-use programs are outdoing their legalization peers on a per-capita sales basis.

'Descheduling Would Not Be Utopia'

Shane Pennington of Porter Wright Morris & Arthur addresses some of the biggest questions and concerns surrounding cannabis rescheduling, including the role of the FDA and Big Pharma.

New York Bipartisan Lawmakers Call on Governor to Sign ‘Cannabis Crop Rescue Act’ as 250,000 Pounds Sit to Rot

The state Legislature passed a bill in June aiming to allow tribal nations to purchase supply from distressed cannabis farmers.

Naturae Stays Nimble in Challenging New York Cannabis Market

Co-founder and CEO Nicolas Guarino says the distressed farmers and social equity retailers that regulators prioritized in the state’s adult-use rollout are the ones suffering most as the market struggles to launch

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