PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK, April 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Acreage Holdings, Inc. (“Acreage” or the “Company”) (CSE: ACRG.U) (OTCQX: ACRGF) (FSE: 0VZ) today announced a series of operational updates and strategic business decisions related to the significant impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and other uncontrollable factors that have greatly shifted the cannabis landscape. The […]
It didn’t cure plague or cholera in the 19th century, either Pandemic panic has sparked sensational claims that cannabis cures covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. On social media and in the advertisements of cannabis and CBD retailers, the idea that cannabis prevents or remedies covid-19 is spreading rapidly. While medicinal cannabis and […]
More than $109 million of marijuana products were purchased in Illinois in the first three months of legalization, and the third month of sales was on par with the first two despite a stay-at-home order being in place for 11 days in March. Preliminary numbers show statewide adult-use cannabis sales in March totaled $35.9 million, […]
PRESS RELEASE DENVER, Col., March 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE — Helix Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB:HLIX) (the “Company”) today reported its results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2019. “2019 was a pivotal year for Helix Technologies. We made tremendous progress in rolling out our fully integrated suite of services, improved every metric across the […]
PRESS RELEASE SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. (IIP), the first and only real estate company on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: IIPR) focused on the regulated U.S. cannabis industry, announced today that it closed on the acquisition of a property in Athol, Massachusetts, which comprises approximately 199,000 square feet of industrial space. […]
Learn everything you need to know about cannabis stores and events as Canada comes to terms with the COVID-19 pandemic. The post Coronavirus closures and cancellations: What’s happening with cannabis in Canada appeared first on Leafly.
Emergency COVID-19 marijuana rules are now in effect. Some places now allow delivery, others are shut down. Check here for updates. The post Is my dispensary open and can they deliver cannabis right now? appeared first on Leafly.
Learn more about the weed hangover, including studies on the topic, the symptoms associated with it, and how to alleviate the effects of one. The post What is a weed hangover and why does it happen? appeared first on Leafly.
During the coronavirus outbreak, cannabis users may consider non-inhalation methods of cannabis consumption, like edibles, oils, tinctures, and topicals. The post Smokeless cannabis consumption methods to try during the coronavirus outbreak appeared first on Leafly.
Dispensaries adapt to protect staff and customers. Gloves, curbside pickup, fever checks, and store limitations are the new normal. The post How to conduct clean cannabis sales in the age of COVID-19 appeared first on Leafly.
Check out our roundup of famous people born on April 20, and find out how you can celebrate along with them with our strain pairing suggestions. The post Famous 4/20 Birthdays appeared first on Leafly.
The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (2018 Farm Bill) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp. The 2018 Farm Bill gives the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulatory authority over hemp […]
On March 26th, attorney Vince Sliwoski hosted an interactive webinar to address the affects of COVID-19 on the cannabis industry. In this webinar, Vince read and responded to a wide variety of stakeholder questions. In case you couldn’t join, or if you would like to revisit some of the information, you can stream the webinar […]
Unfortunately, in times of crisis and hardship there will always be companies attempting to take advantage of people, playing off of fear and desperation. Earlier this month, the FDA sent out a round of warning letters to companies that were selling fraudulent COVID-19 products. We’ve written extensively about what CBD companies should not do if […]
A few weeks ago, Hilary Bricken wrote about the proliferation of ketamine clinics in the United States and the logistics and legalities of operating a ketamine infusion clinic. As Hilary explained, the only FDA approved use of ketamine is for the induction and maintenance of anesthesia, though it also used for off-label infusions in the […]
The rapid and devastating proliferation of COVID-19 has affected businesses worldwide, and cannabis is no exception. Here in California (and in other states), the state announced that medical cannabis dispensaries are essential and may remain open as part of the state’s Stay-At-Home order. The medical cannabis businesses that supply those dispensaries are also essential under […]
A group of 11 Democratic lawmakers is calling for cannabis businesses to be allowed to receive economic assistance from the Small Business Administration in the midst of the continuing coronavirus pandemic. In a letter sent to the chairman and vice-chair of the Senate Committee on Appropriations and other leadership on March 26, the senators called...
To: LCB-Regulated Licensees Fr: Rick Garza, Director Re: Help for Licensees During COVID-19 Restrictions As stated in yesterday’s message, the Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) has been working quickly to consider steps the agency can take to help licensees throughout this period of business restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are making some temporary […]
Cannabis Licensees As you are aware from messages sent this week, cannabis retail stores are allowed to continue operating at this time. Please make sure you and your employees practice social distancing both in and out of your business, and especially when working with customers, as well as increased hygiene and sanitation measures
Cannabis Licensees, As communicated previously, the Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) has been working quickly to consider steps the agency can take to help licensees throughout this period of business restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are making some temporary modifications to allow businesses to act quickly and minimize their impacts on disease transmission.
Governor Inslee yesterday signed Proclamation 20-05. This proclamation allows us to waive the penalties for failure to timely remit tax payments to the LCB until April 22. The waiver is made retroactive to the date of the governor’s declaration of a state of emergency on Feb. 29.
All Businesses Do local orders from health officials supersede the Governor’s rules? The short answer is “yes.” Local health officers have legal authority to close businesses or put other restrictions on businesses or the public during emergencies. Please follow the state guidance and local public health department or emergency management declarations.
April 1, 2020 is Census DayApril 1, 2020 is Census DayDid you know that in addition to being used to draw federal, state and local political boundaries, census data is used to distribute more than $880 billion total in federal funds to states, counties and cities? Census data is also used by private and public […]
WA Guidelines for COVID-19For the latest updates about COVID-19 in Washington State, visit the Washington State Coronavirus page at the Department of Health’s website.DOH Coronavirus Page Building Temporarily Closed to Public The LCB Headquarters Building is currently CLOSED to minimize the spread of COVID-19. Contact Us Please contact us via telephone and […]