South Carolina Sen. Tom Davis (R-Beaufort) has been sponsoring medical cannabis legislation in the state for years, and recently told WMBF that the issue could pass the Legislature and be signed into law this year. “I’m optimistic about this bill bei
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Jan. 10, 2022 – PRESS RELEASE – Trulieve Cannabis Corp., a leading and top-performing cannabis company in the U.S., announced the launch of Live Diamonds by Muse. Live Diamonds are the latest innovation from Trulieve's state-of-the
Montana joined the ranks of active adult-use markets at the top of this month, opening several hundred dispensaries and quickly pulling in $1.5 million or so in cannabis sales. “[Opening day] was very busy. Busier than expected,” Tanya Simonson, part
Democrats in the Kansas House unveiled three proposed constitutional amendments Jan. 6: one to expand Medicaid and two that would legalize medical and adult-use cannabis, according to a KWCH report. If approved by the Legislature, the proposals would
Illinois’ adult-use cannabis retailers sold $1.38 billion worth of products in 2021 and set a new record in December, when adult-use sales hit $138 million, according to the Chicago Tribune. 2021’s sales were more than double those in 2020, when Illi
A cannabis company is asking the Illinois Supreme Court to let the state name the winners of craft grower licenses that have been held up by pending litigation, according to the Chicago Tribune. 1837 Craft Grow LLC filed a motion Jan. 5 to modify a c
Three partners have come together to launch Carver Family Farm, an aspiring adult-use cannabis microbusiness based in Albuquerque, N.M., that plans to bring quality and variety to the state’s forthcoming adult-use cannabis market. “One of the things
The New Hampshire House approved an adult-use cannabis legalization bill Jan. 6, according to an AP News report, after similar legislation cleared the House in 2020 but ultimately stalled in the Senate. The bill, which now returns to the Senate for c
WAKEFIELD, Mass., Dec. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- PRESS RELEASE -- Curaleaf Holdings, Inc., an international provider of consumer products in cannabis, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Bloom Dispensaries, a verti
On the homepage of the New York Times earlier this week: “More Workers Quit Than Ever as U.S. Job Openings Remain Near Record.”  The news story cites U.S. Department of Labor survey results published Jan. 4 that set the ongoing economic tension in st
As the cannabis industry enters a new year, there are lessons to be drawn from yesteryear and trends to monitor in 2022. As detailed in Cannabis Business Times’ 2021 State of the Cannabis Lighting Market report, one key trend is the industry’s adapta
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 3, 2022 – PRESS RELEASE – AB Lighting—a?U.S.-based?premier LED grow light provider with a focus on the cannabis industry—announced it will be unveiling its new LED grow light, the AB520, at CannaCon Northeast Cannabis Expo Jan.
Iowa lawmakers unveiled a proposal Jan. 5 to place an adult-use cannabis legalization measure before voters on the state’s ballot, according to The Daily Iowan. The proposed constitutional amendment, which was initially announced in December, would a
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced during her Jan. 5 State of the State address that officials will create a $200 million fund to support social equity cannabis businesses, according to a Syracuse.com report. Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signe
Consumers stocked up on cannabis products during this past holiday season, as post-holiday sales data from Headset, LeafLink, Flowhub and others show increased sales in the weeks leading up to Christmas and New Year’s Day. From Headset Headset data d