What are cannabis lounges? And where can I find them?

  18 states have legalized recreational cannabis. However, smoking in public is still illegal in most of them. But cannabis lounges – i.e., the cannabis equivalent of smoking rooms, but cooler – have started to pop up in states across the nation. Wondering where you can find one? We got …

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AeroPay and Jane Technologies Partner for Online Payments Nationwide

Chicago, Ill. and Santa Cruz, Calif. – AeroPay, the cannabis industry’s leading digital payments provider, and Jane Technologies, Inc. (“Jane”), the cannabis industry’s leading e-commerce provider that created the first and largest online cannabis marketplace, have announced an integration partnership to enable online payments via AeroPay for the 2,100+ dispensaries …

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Leafly Announces Contest to Celebrate Budtenders on International Budtender Day

SEATTLE – Leafly Holdings, Inc. (“Leafly”), one of the world’s leading cannabis discovery marketplaces and resources, announced that tomorrow, October 20, 2021, it will commemorate  the first-ever International Budtender Day, a new holiday celebrating and recognizing budtenders, the cannabis dispensary workers fundamental to one of North America’s fastest-growing industries: cannabis. Earlier …

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2 Die in Massive Fire at ‘Suspicious’ California Cannabis Operation

CANOGA PARK, Calif. – What witnesses described as a “fireball” erupted from a building in a San Fernando Valley commercial complex Monday, leaving two men dead, two more with critical burn injuries, and a ream of questions about the nature of the business that occupied the premises. Authorities initially believed …

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Will US Grown Marijuana Even Exist in 10 Years?

One new up-and-coming in the international cannabis scene is Colombia.  South American countries create a nice “sweet spot” for growing cannabis due to their moist climate, lack of Winters, and cheap labor forces.  The stunning numbers I saw during Luis Merchan’s presentation at Benzinga showed that his company, Flora, can …

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Are There Different Ways to Legalize Cannabis, Now?

In 2015, a group of Drug Policy Experts put together a guide that outlines 12 different potential ways that governments could legalize weed. A recent Vox article spoke about this making the argument that while prohibition is not the ideal – full scale commercialization might also not be the right …

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GRAV Glass Joints Are the Future for Consumers and Leading Brands

Cannabis flower displays an extraordinary variety of distinct aromas, unique flavors, and vibrant colors. By their very nature, rolling papers obscure much of the remarkable nuance, so GRAV developed a sustainable product that allows flower’s power to shine through — literally: GRAV Glass Joints. Photo: GRAV “Strains deserve all the …

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