Recreational marijuana business in The Berkshires is blooming, with stores sprouting up around the county.  With more retail stores on the horizon and growing facilities in the works, Berkshire Community College is offering a certificate course preparing students for the budding business. According to BCC’s website, the proposed Cannabis Certificate Program is designed to provide […]

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As New Mexico lawmakers try to come up with a legislative proposal to legalize recreational cannabis that might ease the apprehension of some of their colleagues, there is already a group of business owners already laying the groundwork for a post-legalization world.  Sometimes they’re called ancillary cannabis companies, other times they’re called cannabis adjacent businesses. […]

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By Javier Hasse and Nina Zdinjak. In Latin America, the legal cannabis industry is still in the development phase, but its potential is massive.  With more than 600 million inhabitants, the region’s legal cannabis market is expected to reach $13 billion by 2028. Benzinga spoke with Carol Ortega, the managing director and founder of Muisca […]

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“People are … working on their plans, they’re working on their locations, they’re working on what they can work on, but they don’t know how much money they have to spend,” said Edie Moore, executive director of Chicago NORML, a marijuana reform nonprofit that has been working with people preparing to apply for licenses. … […]

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Rachel King is the first one in the kitchen when creating new edible cannabis creations. Photos courtesy of Kaneh Co. Rachel King was a pastry chef who never made desserts using cannabis. That changed in 2016, after conversations with two friends who had marijuana and business backgrounds. Those chats (pardon the pun) planted the seed […]

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A big part of making edibles if figuring out dosage. Depending on the potency of your cannabutter or base oil, some batches are going to be more powerful than others. While there’s no way of protecting yourself against all unexpected factors when making infused treats, there are a few simple mistakes that can be avoided […]

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The federal Centers for Disease Control have opened an investigation into a mysterious wave of severe pulmonary problems across several states over the past weeks — principally in the Midwest, principally affecting young people and seemingly linked to vaping.  The CDC announced its investigation in a statement Aug. 17. It noted that “94 possible cases of severe […]

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Weedmaps, one of the first cannabis apps created to help connect users with medical dispensaries, has been around since 2008 and now covers recreational cannabis as well. (Provided by Weedmaps) Looking for a little help in how you get high? Here in the Mile High City, we’re five years into the legalization of adult-use recreational […]

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The Bethel City Council voted unanimously to pass a resolution protesting the issuance of a retail marijuana license to Alaska Grown Cannabis proposing to operate at 230 Tundra Way in Bethel. According to Resolution 19-09, which was brought forth by council member Carole Jung-Jordan, the Administrative Report from the City identified concerns that the proposed […]

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Happy sippin.’ Photo by Jefferson VanBilliard There’s something about restaurants and bars in Orange County that depresses me every time I find myself with a free day to go out, relax, and have a drink on a patio and bask in the summer sun. For some reason our restaurant scene seems to think that drinking […]

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ADELANTO — New development is proposed along the city’s southern border that would bring a gas station, car wash and a 5,000 square-foot convenience store to the northeast corner of Palmdale Road and Bellflower Street. A drive-thru restaurant may also be built at the site in the near future, according to a staff report. A public hearing […]

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