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Five key tips to designing an efficient cannabis extraction facility

The layout of extraction equipment can have a big impact on operational efficiency. (Photo courtesy of MedPharm) (This is an abridged version of a story that appears in the March issue of Marijuana Business Magazine.) How efficiently a marijuana extraction facility operates – or doesn’t – depends quite a bit on the enterprise’s design. On the […]

MJBizDaily launches annual cannabis industry survey to collect key business data

Help Marijuana Business Daily help you by participating in the eighth annual survey of cannabis industry executives and investors. The undertaking that will help Colorado-based MJBizDaily provide key market, financial and operational data for businesses and entrepreneurs. Owners, founders and executives with dispensaries/retail stores, commercial cultivation operations, infused product manufacturers and vertically integrated businesses as well as investors funding […]

US House lawmakers make marijuana banking reform pitch to key Senator

The four lead sponsors of the successful cannabis banking bill in the U.S. House of Representatives are urging the chair of a key U.S. Senate panel to work in partnership to move the issue forward in the Republican-controlled Senate. In a letter released Tuesday, the four representatives praised Senate Banking Chair Mike Crapo, an Idaho […]

Key Senate leader signals major changes to cannabis banking bill, raising uncertainties

U.S. Senate Banking Chair Michael Crapo, an Idaho Republican, laid the foundation for his own version of cannabis banking reform with a potentially onerous THC potency cap when he released a statement saying he doesn’t support the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking (SAFE) Act as is. In September, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the SAFE Act, which would […]

Chart: Marijuana vape sales on the upswing in key markets

Vape sales appear to be stabilizing in most major recreational cannabis markets in the United States in the wake of the vaping health crisis, but with more bans and sales restrictions on the horizon the rebound could prove short-lived. After several weeks of declines, vape’s share of adult-use cannabis sales in California, Nevada and Washington […]

Endocannabinoid System Plays Key Role in Reducing Fear, Yale Study Finds

A new Yale University study showed that a child’s ability to respond to fear and trauma is genetic, and researchers surmised that the ability to process fear and thus reduce anxiety may be traced to differences in the endocannabinoid system (ECS).  The study, published May 15, 2019, in “Biological Psychiatry” by lead authors Shelley Paulisin […]

Key House panel to hold hearing on cannabis reform in historic step

Published 3 hours ago | By Jeff Smith A key U.S. House subcommittee will hold a landmark hearing next week about federal cannabis reform, a pivotal step in potentially advancing legislation that’s intended to protect state-legal marijuana businesses. “Marijuana Laws in America: Racial Justice and the Need for Reform” is believed to be the first […]

Key New York lawmaker says adult-use cannabis bill dead for now

Published 1 hour ago The New York legislator who introduced a measure to legalize recreational marijuana in the state said Wednesday it’s “clear” it won’t get done in this legislative session. “This is not the end of the road, it is just a delay,” Democratic state Sen. Liz Krueger said in a statement. Key lawmakers […]

Key US senator indicates panel may refuse to hear marijuana banking bill

Published 1 min ago The chair of a key U.S. Senate committee declined Tuesday to commit to considering legislation that would provide federal protections to financial institutions serving state-legal cannabis businesses, which is dubbed the SAFE Banking Act. Sen. Mike Crapo, a Republican from Idaho, made the comments – as reported by Politico in a tweet […]

For Washington Entrepreneur, Cannabis is Key to Healing Chronic Migraines

Bethany Rondeau still remembers when debilitating migraines ruled her life. Diagnosed at the age of 14, her cluster migraines were often so bad, they would result in her temporarily losing some of her vision. “I was given opioids for the pain but they made me nauseous,” said Rondeau, 28. “It was frustrating because there were […]