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.
The legalization of hemp as a crop has led to some great things. (Yay, hemp!) But nothing is everything all the time, and legal hemp is causing some massive headaches for officials in Florida (much like the type of headaches you get when you smoke hemp).
It's a very special Florida
"Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty" stands true for all liberties, and that includes what we put into our bodies. So we kick off this week with a story that serves as a reminder of two truths:
Despite the passage of the Farm Bill, CBD is NOT welcome everywhere, and
Smokable bud is finally coming to Florida's medical dispensaries.
Yesterday I wrote about a Florida cannabis story, one that was a fine example of very poor judgment in the South. But it was about Florida, so that's a given. As far as cannabis goes, things are generally improving in the South,
If there's a news story that involves bizarre, stupid, or downright stupid and bizarre behavior, it's usually taking place in the state most likely to not be missed when the climate change floods come.
Don't @ me, I'm right about this. I've lived in Florida, so I speak with some unwanted authority.
Fox and Friends has a long list of things to fear, including but not limited to:
• Anyone with skin that isn't a shade of cottage cheese
• The LGBTQIA community
• Vaginas, and those who own one
• Universal healthcare and education
• Any holiday that isn't Christmas
But much like shooting
When I used to tour the country with various bands and artists, two of the least cannabis-friendly states we'd hit were Florida and Oklahoma.
(The time I was asked to let the chief of police in a small Florida town onto our tour bus—in which nearly every flat surface was covered