With 40,000 Americans Incarcerated for Marijuana Offenses, the Cannabis Industry Needs to Step Up, Activists Said This Week

An estimated 40,000 people today are incarcerated for marijuana offenses even as: the overall legal cannabis industry is booming; one state after another is legalizing; and cannabis companies are making healthy profits. That discrepancy is dead wrong, …

‘Big Bang Theory’ Actor Creagen Dow On His Unique Cannabis Ashtray: It’s One Of A Kind

He makes just one product: an odor-proof, heat-resistant, pet-friendly, ash and resin removing ashtray with a lid. As you might imagine, making this one thing means it’s done right. In fact, Creagen believes there are no competitors for his ashtray. “I…

Government’s Cannabis Pardons Program is an ‘Abject Failure’: Advocate

Only 238 applications have been approved for cannabis record suspensions. When the Liberals introduced no-fee, expedited pardons for simple cannabis possession, the federal government estimated up to 250,000 people could be eligible. Updated Parole Boa…

Weed Tourism: Exploring The Impact Of The Cannabis Industry On The Workforce

With so many U.S. states legalizing cannabis in recent years for medical or recreational adult use — specifically 33 as of May 2019 — it brings the industry to the forefront of many people’s minds, especially its position in the workforce. States where…

Aurora Cannabis is Laying Off Huge Swath of Workforce and Shutting Five Facilities

25% of administrative, sales and 30% of its production staff going. Aurora Cannabis on Tuesday announced a new round of staff reductions and plans to shut five facilities over the next two quarters, as the COVID-19 pandemic pummels the cash-crunched ca…