All Eyes on Michigan as State’s New Cannabis Market Surges

Bruce Linton was right.  Michigan cannabis is going to be big, real big. Michigan is one of the states that only recently legalized the use of cannabis and its performance since December 2019, when this happened, has far exceeded expectations. By becoming number five on the list of highest-grossing states…

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Cannabis Legalization Measures On The Ballot In 5 States

The 33 states with some form of legal cannabis could gain additional company this election season as voters in five states consider ballot measures to legalize marijuana. Three states will see initiatives to legalize recreational marijuana, another will decide on the medicinal use of cannabis, while the fifth will consider…

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Why Legal Cannabis States Have Fewer Lung Related Vaping Issues Than Black Market States

Regulated States Have Fewer Lung Related Vaping Issues It’s easy to forget life “Before Covid” (BC) since we’re constantly reminded that there is an invisible agent ready to “kill at will”. I’m here to remind you that things did exist prior to this entire shit show we’re going through right…

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Employees Who Smoke Weed are Good For Business – Worker’s Comp Claims Drop in Legal States

Why not caring if your workers smoke weed is good for business There has long been the discussion about “cannabis at the workplace” and how it will impact the bottom-line for companies. Some people believe that by legalizing cannabis you’ll reduce productivity within the workplace – however, evidence suggests that…

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Why All Businesses in States with Legal Marijuana Programs are More Profitable

Why Businesses In States With Legal Cannabis Laws Are More Profitable Access to legal cannabis isn’t just vital for good health; it’s good for society as a whole, reduces crime rates, and a new study finds, also boosts the profitability of businesses in general. Researchers from the University of Iowa…

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California agency recommends major overhaul to state’s cannabis taxes

California’s struggling cannabis industry didn’t get the recommendation many hoped for — a call to sharply lower the industry’s tax rate — but a long-awaited state report did suggest a marijuana tax overhaul. The report from California’s nonpartisan Legislative Analyst Office, released Tuesday, Dec. 17, says lawmakers should ditch the…

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Colorado unveils plan to help bring banking to state’s cannabis industry

With federal banking still out of reach, Gov. Jared Polis unveiled new strategies Monday to entice Colorado banks, credit unions and money transmitters to work with cannabis companies and become leaders in providing financial services to marijuana and hemp businesses. Polis’s plan renews the state’s commitment to creating a regulatory…

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The United States of Anxiety – No Homework, More Weed

The United States of Anxiety – No Homework, More Weed Prozac Nation. Benzodiazepines. America is no stranger to anxiety, stress, and depression, but recent shifts in societal thinking are looking at new avenues to reduce stress and anxiety.  In so many words, America is overwhelmed with anxiety, stress, maybe depression…

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Why Have Cannabis Arrests Increased as More States Legalize Marijuana?

Why Have Cannabis Arrests Increased? How ironic is it that support for cannabis is at an all-time high, and cannabis is legal in more places than ever, yet marijuana arrests continue to go up? There is clearly something wrong with the picture. That’s even worse considering that cannabis-related arrests were…

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How Legal Cannabis is Saving the United States’ National Forests

How Legal Cannabis is Saving the United States’ National Forests Cannabis legalization is one of the best things to happen to the country (at least for the states that have legalized it), but that doesn’t mean that it’s always good for the environment. This is especially concerning when you combine…

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