Following important cannabis news articles every day can be a real burn-out, we know. That’s why the Emerald rolls up a chronicle of the headiest news hits, and passes them to you at the end of each week. We Bring You: The Dime. Al Harrington’s Viola is First Black-Owned Multinational Cannabis Brand to Launch in Canada On Tuesday, March 23rd, former NBA player Al … [Read more...] about The Dime: 3/26/2021
Can I Lose My Job Even If I’m Legally Smoking Cannabis?
Can I lose my job even if I'm legally smoking cannabis? The answer is not so clear. The legal landscape surrounding drug testing varies greatly per state. Many employers require their workers to submit drug tests either before or after the company hires them. The recent legalization of cannabis in various U.S. states hasn't fully transformed the employees' drug … [Read more...] about Can I Lose My Job Even If I’m Legally Smoking Cannabis?
2020 Cannabis Sales Reach Recording Breaking Heights in Colorado
Since the start of recreational sales in 2014, Coloradans have spent more than $9.9 billion on medical and recreational cannabis. While the global pandemic has caused thousands of businesses to close, the cannabis market has seen positive effects. In Colorado, cannabis sales have reached recording-breaking heights in 2020. Colorado Cannabis Sales Increase … [Read more...] about 2020 Cannabis Sales Reach Recording Breaking Heights in Colorado
Colorado Governor Pardons 2,732 Cannabis Convictions
Colorado Governor Jared Polis has officially signed a bill to pardon 2,732 low-level cannabis possession convictions through executive order, effective October 1st, 2020. Gov. Polis’ mass-pardon was made possible by the recent passage of House Bill 1424, which places a large emphasis on the need for social equity and minority access in Colorado’s legal market. Under the new … [Read more...] about Colorado Governor Pardons 2,732 Cannabis Convictions
Contactless Cannabis: anna, the Cannabis Vending Machine, Made its Debut in Colorado
https://youtu.be/pBGxtC_zVNo As the cannabis industry continues to grow across the country, it seems that each passing day brings another cannabis-device to the table. From automated trimming machines, to cannabis easy bake-ovens, it’s hard not to feel like every technology possible is getting on board. Who’s Anna? New to the game is anna, a cannabis vending machine making … [Read more...] about Contactless Cannabis: anna, the Cannabis Vending Machine, Made its Debut in Colorado