Category: Business

Legal Cannabis Mellowed Outside Lands Megafestival

The smoke has cleared and the results are in: The first-ever legal cannabis sales and consumption at the 12th annual Outside Lands music megafestival was a major hit over the weekend. San Francisco...

Vandals, Feuding Towns Can’t Stop This Massachusetts Cannabis Shop

One Toke Over the Line? (Tony Luong for Leafly) A little less than three months before the vandals’ attack, Avery learned from Lynn officials that his proposed business plan had come under assault from...

How Labs Are Improving Solvent Recovery With Ecodyst

This article is brought to you by Ecodyst, bringing innovative solvent recovery solutions to cannabis extraction labs. From electricity-gobbling chillers to power-hungry solvent recovery machines, extracting cannabis oil can be surprisingly time- and...

Election Preview: Michigan Towns Vote Tuesday on Cannabis Bans

Despite the statewide legalization of adult cannabis use in last year’s election, some Michigan residents continue to fight with their elected municipal leaders over allowing marijuana businesses to operate locally—and the battles...

Holy Crapo! Cannabis Banking Reform Makes Surprise Headway

A little more than a week after holding a long-delayed hearing on cannabis banking, Senate banking committee chair Sen. Mike Crapo (R-ID) signaled that he would be open to a reform bill. A...

8 Women-Run Cannabis Instragram Accounts You Should Follow

More Instagram accounts than ever are dedicated to celebrating women and femmes who dig cannabis. If you want to fill your newsfeed with pro-feminist and pro-cannabis content, all of the accounts below...

Canopy breaks ground on hemp industrial park in New York

One of the largest cannabis companies in the world made a significant move into the U.S. hemp industry Monday by breaking ground on a new industrial park for hemp processing in New...

Glitchy Track-and-Trace Systems Are Hobbling Cannabis Companies

At least a dozen marijuana samples typically show up every day at Trace Analytics, a lab in Spokane that tests products for Washington’s legal cannabis industry. This week's MJ Freeway glitch cost companies...