State offer spurs medical marijuana enrollment in West Virginia

The number of registered medical marijuana patients in West Virginia has exceeded 2,300 as the state girds for a market launch later this year. State officials said 2,305 residents took advantage of an offer by a June 30 deadline to receive a three-year MMJ card, an effort by regulators to gauge program interest, the MetroNews […]

Should I care about 7/10?

Lorena Cupcake, voted “best budtender in Chicago,” has answered hundreds of questions from cannabis shoppers and patients during their time as a budtender. And now they’re turning that experience into a monthly advice column, Ask a budtender. Got a question for Cupcake? Submit your questions to askabudtender@weedmaps.com.   Dear Cupcake, I know 7/10, aka OIL day, […]

4 new weed products to try from Compound Genetics, Papa & Barkley, and more

With so many great cannabis brands releasing exciting new products in new markets, it can be hard to keep track of every release. So we’re rounding up a few significant releases. This week, we look at releases by Insane, Kaló, and more.  Insane: Stuffed French Toast Insane just came out with a new strain available […]

5 weed products culinary and cannabis farmer Aaron Keefer can’t live without

On a recent Monday morning, Aaron Keefer was trying to get the cows to come home. An unlatched gate allowed some to trample vegetable plants at Sonoma Hills Farm where Keefer is the top gardener-farmer-cannabis cultivator.  Sonoma Hills Farm, located about 30 miles north of San Francisco, is both a craft cannabis grow site, culinary […]

Is more consolidation in the cannabis industry on the way?

Deal of the Week / In partnership with Viridian Capital Advisors Is Canopy’s acquisition of Supreme Cannabis a sign of more consolidation to come? Last week, Ontario, Canada-based Canopy Growth (TSX: WEED) closed its acquisition of Supreme Cannabis (TSX: FIRE), which is based in Toronto. While the market reacted negatively to the deal when it was […]