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Bloom & Oil – Growing Pains in Sonoma County Starting to Hurt

“It’s been four years since California’s voters decided to legalize adult-use cannabis. Though the bill was passed in 2016, the market didn’t truly kickoff until January 1, 2018. In that time, the state has gone from taking two years to amass $1 billion collected in taxes (a figure which does not include locally imposed taxes) to accomplishing the feat in one …

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High Times – Survey Finds Majority of Americans View Cannabis As Less Harmful Than Alcohol

“As more information becomes available, attitudes toward the potential health implications of cannabis continue to evolve. The country’s evolved attitudes toward marijuana has brought a majority of Americans to the conclusion that legalization advocates have preached for decades: alcohol is more dangerous than pot. That is the takeaway of new survey data published recently in the journal Addictive Behavior, which showed …

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Thrillist – The Sous Vide Weed Chef Out To Decolonize Your Cookbook

“How Monica Lo of Sous Weed explores heritage and history, plus her recipe for Kabocha Squash Snickerdoodles. The name of Monica Lo’s food blog isn’t just great wordplay. It’s the culinary cannabis creative’s origin story. Lo worked as an art director and designer for ten plus years, dabbling in food and photography in New York City before landing in San …

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WeedWeek – Industry Leaders’ Predictions for 2021

“We asked cannabis world luminaries for predictions about the California cannabis market in 2021. Some of our favorites follow. In another post, we took a look at the challenges facing the California industry in 2021: Henry Baskerville, Managing Partner, Fortis Law Partners Baskerville notes that a new DEA interim final rule seeks to criminalize certain cannabinoids, most notably Delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the use …

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Cannabis Culture: Big Marijuana vs. Craft Cannabis

The culture of cannabis is shifting. What was once seen as a drug for lazy stoner kids or hippies hiding in the hills, cannabis is now making it to the mainstream. Celebrities, not always the expected ones, are endorsing products left and right. It’s also started to attract the eye of big businesses. But is that a good thing? What …

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PotGuide – Exploring Cannabis Sales & Consumer Trends During COVID-19

“At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic there were a lot of unknowns, not only for the populace writ large but also for states and localities as they tried to figure out what businesses to keep open and what guidelines needed to be implemented to keep workers and consumers safe. Fortunately for the legal cannabis industry and consumers, cannabis dispensaries …

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High Times – Senate Passes Bill To Expand Cannabis Research

“The United States Senate passed a cannabis research expansion bill this week. The U.S. Senate approved a bill on Tuesday that would allow for the expansion of scientific research into cannabis and marijuana derivatives including CBD. The bill, known as the Cannabidiol and Marihuana Research Expansion Act (S. 2032), was advanced by unanimous consent and will now head to the …

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International Highlife – Company Selling A Weed Advent Christmas Calendar Available Worldwide

“Christmas is hailed as the most wonderful time of year, and long before the season kicks off, companies around the world feature new products just in time for the arrival of Old Saint Nick. Time-old traditions, family, gifts, gatherings, and food represent most cultures globally and without exception, the enjoyment of advent calendars. Cannabis Themed Christmas Advent Calendars A new …