Category Archives: Medical

Green Wednesday Adult-Use Cannabis Surpassed $9 Million in Sales

The day before Thanksgiving, often referred to as “Green Wednesday” in the cannabis industry, saw a record number of sales once again. According to data collected by Jane Technologies, recreational sales on Nov. 22 reached $9,209,061.73—an 18.12% increase from Green Friday sales data in 2022, which landed at $7,795,803,80 last year. Adult-use cannabis sales on […]

Montana Judge Pauses New Fees For Weed Dispensaries

A Montana judge has ordered state cannabis regulators to delay the enforcement of steep new fees for marijuana dispensary business licenses while a suit challenging the new fee structure is heard by the courts. The 60-day preliminary injunction was ordered by Lewis and Clark County District Court Judge Mike Menahan, with the move agreed to […]

The Winners of the High Times Cannabis Cup Illinois: People’s Choice Edition 2023

The Prairie State is known for so much more than just vast stretches of grassland. Now four years after we launched the first Illinois: People’s Choice Edition, we’ve seen a wide variety of cannabis products and brands take home a coveted High Times trophy. But this year in particular, Illinois cannabis brands have given it […]

Ole Miss To Offer Masters Degree Program for Medical Cannabis, Supplements

The University of Mississippi, commonly known as Ole Miss, will begin offering a masters degree program for medical cannabis research. According to the Mississippi Clarion-Ledger, Ole Miss will begin offering the program in late 2024. The online-only program through the Ole Miss School of Pharmacy will focus on the development of medical cannabis products as […]

Report: Federal MJ Reform May Hurt Small Business and Equity, Congress Must Act

As states throughout the country continue to legalize medical and adult-use cannabis, the federal de-scheduling and later legalization of cannabis is likely to come sometime in the near future. But what exactly comes with such a widespread shift in policy? As we look ahead at the potential for federal legalization, a new report warns lawmakers […]

Oregon Cannabis Industry Groups Merge Amid Market Downturn

Two cannabis industry groups in Oregon have decided to join forces in a merger that comes amid a downturn in the state’s market for legal marijuana. The two groups, the Oregon Cannabis Association and the Cannabis Industry Alliance of Oregon, announced the merger last week following unanimous votes by the boards of directors of each […]

Arizona Department of Revenue Release Cannabis Sales Data for June, July

The Arizona Department of Revenue recently released new data about cannabis sales reported for the months of June and July. Medical cannabis sales started in Arizona back in December 2012, while recreational cannabis sales started in Arizona in January 2021, but recent data shows that both industries have been experiencing a gradual decrease in sales. […]

Colorado Has Sold Over $15B in Cannabis Since Legalization

The Colorado Department of Revenue (DOR) released a monthly cannabis sales report for August, the latest month available, showing that adult-use and medical cannabis sales surpassed $15 billion. While the overall picture looks good, sales are actually down during the past few years since peaking during the pandemic, and the downward trend worries some analysts. […]

Connecticut Continues To Sell $25M Per Month in Combined Adult-Use, Medical Pot

Cannabis is flying off shelves in Connecticut, according to state data, and adult-use cannabis transactions accounted for over half of the money coming in. Adult-use sales began on Jan. 10 and sales revenue has increased every month since the market launched. The Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) announced in an Oct. 10 press release that […]

Connecticut Cannabis Sales Continue To Rise in August with $25 Million in Sales

New data on monthly cannabis sales in Connecticut shows that numbers have increased yet again. The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) said in a press release that between Aug. 1-31, the combined total of both adult-use cannabis and medical cannabis sales reached almost $25 million. “The adult-use market recorded more than $14 million in […]