Cannabis Now Employs Nearly 250,000

Leafly has released their fourth annual Cannabis Jobs Report, and despite the troubling news of hundreds of recent industry layoffs, cannabis remains a fast track growth industry. The numbers and industry expansion are impressive, but are still just a fraction of what would be possible when cannabis is eventually made legal.

Illinois and Michigan To Start Legalized Cannabis Programs

One midwestern state recently began, and another is about to begin, regulated cannabis sales, and it’s worth looking at what numbers have been racked up for the first, and what's expected for the other. First up, Michigan—whose state motto makes it sound like they may already be high (“Si quaeris peninsulam

Illinois Man Sentenced To 4 Years For Cannabis Edibles

An Illinois man is going to jail for four years because he ordered 42 pounds of cannabis-infused edibles from a California dispensary five years ago. Because this is happening so close in relation to Illinois passing legislation to establish a legalized cannabis program starting January 1, 2020, it's been in the

On January 1, 2020, Cannabis Becomes Legal In Illinois

Last week, the Illinois Senate passed a bill to establish a recreational cannabis program, and Gov. Pritzker has announced he will sign it, having run on a platform supporting such action. Illinois' cannabis law goes in effect on January 1, 2020, making it the 11th state to offer a recreational program,

Will Illinois Legalize Cannabis?

There's a good chance you're as tired of reading about Oregon's cannabis oversupply as I am about writing about it. Then again, oversupply equals lower prices, so perhaps partaking of those readily available $7 to $10 grams of BHO before reading my coverage are making it a less arduous undertaking. Win/win. Taking