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Ohio Receives 235 Recreational Marijuana License Applications

COLUMBUS - The Ohio Division of Cannabis Control has received 235 applications thus far from businesses hoping to either land recreational marijuana retail permits or add that feature to their existing medical cannabis shops. Some of the applications have already been approved, ABC 6 reported, which included medical marijuana growers, processors, and testing labs that applied

By |2024-06-23T15:03:18-04:00June 23rd, 2024|Marijuana Business, News|

Ohio Helps Make Michigan No. 1 In Cannabis Product Sales For Now

ANN ARBOR - Michigan’s nearly $3.2 billion recreational marijuana market is bolstered by the tens of thousands of customers from Ohio who can get to Monroe Township’s so-called “green mile” off I-75, just 11 miles north of the border. But some of those sales could return to Ohio in the next couple of years as

By |2024-06-23T15:04:22-04:00June 20th, 2024|Marijuana Business, News|

Ohio Cannabis Festival July 27 Hiring Joint-Rolling Judges At $100 An Hour

COLUMBUS, Ohio - As an Ohio cannabis festival prepares for launch, it’s also looking to make multiple hires with a high pay grade. The Stargazer Cannabis Festival, weeks away from its inaugural three-day run at Wisteria Campground, is taking place in the first full year that Ohio has legalized recreational marijuana, and a little over a

By |2024-06-23T15:04:23-04:00June 20th, 2024|Featured, Marijuana Business, News|

Michigan Marijuana Businesses Wait To See What Happens When Federal Rules Change

SOUTHFIELD - Molly MacDonald doesn’t know much about the intricate federal regulations for marijuana. But she appreciates the donation of more than $50,000 from a local cannabis business to her breast-cancer charity. “We take financial donations from almost everyone,” said MacDonald, CEO of Southfield-based The Pink Fund, which provides financial assistance for patients’ nonmedical bills.

By |2024-06-23T15:05:30-04:00June 19th, 2024|Marijuana Business, News|

Michigan Surpasses California In Number Of Cannabis Products Sold

LANSING - In March, Michigan surpassed California in products sold, a report from SFGate contends. While California sold 21.3 million legal marijuana products in March, Michigan passed that with 22 million products sold, according to BDSA’s tally. California is still outselling Michigan on the revenue front, with a total of $1.2 billion in sales for

By |2024-06-18T20:04:54-04:00June 18th, 2024|Marijuana Business, News|

Baker College Teams Up With House Of Dank To Offer Internships In Detroit

DETROIT - Baker College has teamed up with House of Dank, to provide cannabis-related internships in Metro Detroit. This collaboration aims to create a talent pipeline for the cannabis industry while ensuring students receive comprehensive education and training. The news comes as Michigan emerges as the top seller of legal cannabis in the U.S., surpassing the Golden State

By |2024-06-15T19:48:32-04:00June 15th, 2024|Marijuana Business, News|

Michigan Cannabis Sales In May Slightly Higher Than April

LANSING - Michigan cannabis sales in May rose by $1.1 million from April to To $279.6 million, an increase of 13.7% from May 2023. Medical sales only accounted for $1.6 million. The Cannabis Regulatory Agency reported flower made up  $124.3 million of adult-use sales in May, up from $124.1 million in April down  77.2% from

By |2024-06-15T17:45:44-04:00June 15th, 2024|Featured, Marijuana Business, News|

Republicans Strip Cannabis Banking Protections From Government Spending Bill In Blow To Legal Marijuana Industry

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. House Republicans have decided to scrap a provision aimed at protecting banks from federal crackdowns on cannabis-related businesses from a significant government funding bill. This move came after notable resistance from within its own party, reported The Hill Thursday afternoon. The contentious provision would have prevented the use of funds to penalize financial

By |2024-06-14T14:01:01-04:00June 14th, 2024|Featured, Marijuana Business, News|

Smoke Cannabis For Science And Get Paid – Really

SEATTLE - DaySavers, a manufacturer of pre-rolled cones and rolling paper, announced a groundbreaking partnership with the Cannabis Research Coalition and The Network of Applied Pharmacognosy (NAP) to launch a unique study: The Science of Smokeability. And they’re looking to pay people to smoke pre-rolls for science. SOS is a 2+ year series of scientific experiments focusing on analyzing cultivation and

By |2024-06-11T08:54:08-04:00June 11th, 2024|Marijuana Business, News|

Michigan Surpasses California In Number Of Cannabis Products Sold

SACRAMENTO - In March, Michigan surpassed California in products sold, a report from SFGate contends. While California sold 21.3 million legal marijuana products in March, Michigan passed that with 22 million products sold, according to BDSA’s tally. California is still outselling Michigan on the revenue front, with a total of $1.2 billion in sales for the

By |2024-06-08T17:17:23-04:00June 8th, 2024|Featured, Marijuana Business, News|