Cash Payments No Longer The Only Option For Utah Cannabis Patients

Utah’s medical cannabis patients are now allowed by the state to spend their money inside marijuana pharmacies, but that doesn’t mean the nation’s major financial institutions want their fingerprints on transactions involving the federally illegal substance. Credit card companies generally avoid cannabis transactions, for fear of federal repercussions. PayPal and Venmo are also leery...

Cannabis-Inspired Sub Shop Cheba Hut Opening In Atlanta Next Month

A cannabis-inspired sandwich shop is slated to open the first of its three planned metro Atlanta locations next month. Cheba Hut, which opened its first eatery in Arizona in 1998 and is now headquartered in Colorado, will open Oct. 5 at 800 Marietta St. NW. The 2,400 square-foot restaurant and 800 square-foot outside patio...

House Democrats Postpone Cannabis Legalization Bill Until Post-Election

“At a time when people are really struggling just to pay the bills and to get through this health crisis, should be our priority.” Don’t expect any bills that would legalize cannabis to receive floor votes until after the November election. TheMarijuana, Opportunity, Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act,which would have effectively legalized cannabis nationwide...

Women-Owned Company At The Forefront Of Arkansas’ Emerging Cannabis Industry

Marijuana has gotten plenty of attention in Arkansas since November 2016 when the state’s voters passed Amendment 98, which legalized medical marijuana. But marijuana’s more sober cousin, cannabidiol (CBD), derived from the hemp plant, is making significant waves in the health and wellness category. And a group of “buds” in Washington County is at...

Colorado Marijuana Sales Blow Past $200 Million In July

Industry sets another new state record. Colorado cannabis sales set a record yet again in July, eclipsing $200 million in a single month for the first time. Dispensaries sold $183,106,003 in recreational marijuana and $43,268,565 in medical marijuana in July, for a combined $226,374,568 in revenue, according to data from the Colorado Department of Revenue....

How The Honigs Keep Their Son’s Story Alive To Help Kids Just Like Him

Mike, Janet and Gianna Honig stood with newly inaugurated Gov. Phil Murphy in Trenton as he announced one of his first acts as governor in January 2018: a 60-day review of the New Jersey’s strained medical marijuana program. But missing, for the first time, was the Howell family’s fourth member: Jake. The 7-year-old boy...

These States Are Voting On Cannabis Legalization This November

In 2016, the US election resulted in a green wave as cannabis legalization measures passed in eight out of nine states. Now, the industry and its supporters are hoping for another big win in November.This year, voters in five states will decide whether to adopt either new medical or recreational cannabis laws — or,...

He Left His Job At Kellogg’s HQ To Become A Commercial Cannabis Farmer In Springfield

Craig Cunningham always wanted to be a farmer. “I never knew it would be this type of indoor farming,” he said. Cunningham worked the past eight years for the Kellogg Co. as a senior business intelligence analyst. During that time, he was also a licensed medical marijuana caregiver. This summer, the Athens, Michigan native left his...

Ohio Medical Marijuana Users Crossing State Line Into Michigan For Cheap Deals

Ohio marijuana card holders have repeatedly told The Coumbus Dispatch, both on the record and in private, they travel to dispensaries north of the state line to save money. Patients consistently list price as one of the biggest obstacles to buying the drug in Ohio. “In Ohio, you’re being charged double the price you...

Marijuana-Infused Food Goes Gourmet with Michigan Cannabis Chefs

Two Michigan chefs are flipping the script on cannabis cuisine. Taking marijuana munchies beyond the gummies and chocolates at the dispensary, a Muskegon-based duo is offering gourmet cannabis-infused meals. Michigan Cannabis Chefs — run by Nigel Douglas and Lynette and Cory Roberts — are bringing farm-to-table fine dining to homes across the state. The business...
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