Wholesale marijuana prices surge in Nevada in response to new recreational program
Wholesale marijuana prices in Nevada increased sharply around the July 1 rollout of the states new recreational program, a week in which businesses faced stronger-than-anticipated demand and supply shortages caused by hiccups in the distribution process.
According to figures provided by Cannabis Benchmarks a Connecticut-based provider of wholesale marijuana pricing data the four-week trailing average price per pound of wholesale cannabis increased for the first time in months, suggesting that Nevada marijuana businesses significantly underestimated the demand for recrea....
New coffee pods promise a two-way buzz: From marijuana and caffeine
Your Keurig cup, kicked up a notch
Want your morning coffee to come with a little extra buzz? Brewbudz just might do the trick. A company called Cannabiniers on Wednesday launched the Brewbudz, which is the worlds first cannabis infused coffee, tea and cocoa pods.
The pods are compatible with all Keurig and Keurig 2.0 brewers, making your morning wake and bake as simple as pushing a button.
Brewbudz are available in different dosing strengths from 10 mg to 50 mg of THC, the compound in marijuana that gets you high, in both sativa the strain of cannabis that picks you up or indica the strain that mellows yo....
The Joint Blog | July 11, 2017 A state of emergency has been declared in Nevada due to a dwindling supply of marijuana.
Nevada Legal Marijuana Running Out, Governor Endorses State of Emergency
Legal marijuana sales began in Nevada just 10 days ago, but the state is already running low on the plant. This has led to the Department of Taxation to declare a state of emergency, a declaration that has now been endorsed by Governor Brian Sandoval.
Based on reports of adult-use marijuana sales already far exceeding the industrys expectations at the states 47 licensed retail marijuana stores and the reality that many stores are running out of inventory, the Department must address the lack of distributors immediately, says department spokeswoman Stephanie Klapstein. Some ....
Eight states and Washington, D.C. allow for recreational cannabis, but none have solved the problem of workforce drug testing. Zero tolerance polices are being reconsidered in light of legalized pot.
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Even in marijuana-friendly Colorado, anyone can be denied employment for using the drug. In fact, there are few protections anywhere in the country for employees who fail a drug test, even in states where cannabis is legal. From Colorado Public Radio, Ben Markus reports.
BEN MARKUS, BYLINE: In 2013, The Denver Post named Ricardo Baca its editor for marijua....
A banner day as Nevada begins recreational marijuana sales
Bryce Tallitsch hangs a sign announcing the start of adult-use marijuana sales on July 1 at the NuLeaf dispensary in Las Vegas. (image:John Locher, Associated Press)
Nevada recreational marijuana sales began with a bang this past weekend, with store owners reporting that purchases far outpaced those of medical cannabis as the state became the fifth in the nation to offer adult-use products.
After the doors opened at 12:01 am Saturday, dispensary owners reported, hundreds of customers flooded their stores each of the first two days of sales, with shoppers snapping up edibles, flower and vape pens.
Residents, tourists and even shoppers from neighboring Utah participated in the buying spree, taking advantage of an early start to Nevadas ....
The Joint Blog | June 23, 2017 Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval has signed an executive order allowing recreational marijuana sales to begin on July 1st.
Nevada Governor Signs Executive Order Allowing Recreational Marijuana Sales to Begin July 1st
The order signed into law by Governor Sandoval allows currently operating medical cannabis dispensaries to begin selling marijuana to everyone 21 and older beginning July 1st. The governors order comes amid concerns that a judges order could block the early start of recreational marijuana sales, which was approved by state tax officials in May.
The new law explicitly allows licensed dispensaries to sell up to an ounce of cannabis to those 21 and older; this includes tourists. Once the states system of recreational cannabis retail outlets is established next year, dispensari....
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