Infused Products & Extraction

3rd Annual Marijuana Business & Investor Survey Underway

Marijuana Business Media has launched its annual survey of cannabis professionals to gather key financial, operational, business and market data about the booming MJ industry in the United States. Cannabis business owners, executives, investors and entrepreneurs can take the online survey here. The survey – which is completely anonymous – covers everything from startup costs […]

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Colorado’s MMJ Program Up for Renewal

Marijuana will likely be a hot topic among lawmakers in Colorado this year, as the state’s medical cannabis program is up for renewal. The current law expires this year, which gives the state an opportunity to make some changes. Legislators will likely consider making lab testing mandatory for medical cannabis products, according to the Associated […]

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Newest Infused Product: Cannabis Lubricant

It seems there’s no limit to what can be infused with THC. Starting next week, Colorado consumers will be able to purchase a marijuana-infused lubricant called Foria, just in time for Valentine’s Day. The product has been on sale in California for several months in MMJ dispensaries and cooperatives, but is only now making its […]

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Oregon Lawmakers Introduce 16 Marijuana Bills

A bill that would prevent recreational shops from locating within one mile of schools is among 16 pieces of legislation tied to the cannabis industry introduced in Oregon this week. Lawmakers behind the measures are attempting to wade through a host of issues on how to regulated the new rec industry and the existing medical […]

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Touchdown! NFL Playoffs Could Boost CO, WA Rec Sales

Recreational marijuana shops could score big this weekend with both Colorado and Washington State set to host NFL playoff games. Cannabis stores in Denver are expecting a boost in sales Sunday when the Broncos take on the Indianapolis Colts, according to a local TV station. While marijuana purchases typically rise when the Broncos have a […]

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Cannabis Sativa Adds Another Former Political Bigwig

Some say that business and politics don’t mix, but one cannabis company is betting they go together just fine. Cannabis Sativa – headed by former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson – announced that ex-Alaska Sen. Mike Gravel will head its subsidiary Kush, which develops infused products. Cannabis Sativa acquired Kush last summer. Gravel – a […]

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Illinois MMJ Market to Include Kids

The much-anticipated medical marijuana market in Illinois – population 13 million – will include children and teens. That’s good news for companies that wind up getting business licenses in the state and could fuel the market for infused products, since children won’t be allowed access to smokeable cannabis. It could also give a big boost to […]

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Low-Potency Edibles, CBD Offerings & Discreet Paraphernalia Among Top Sellers in 2014

By Tony C. Dreibus With 2014 being the first year of legal medical marijuana in several states and recreational cannabis in others, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that products containing small amounts of THC ranked as some of the biggest sellers at dispensaries and retail shops this year. Lower-potency edibles were particularly popular in […]

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Concentrates Qualify as MMJ in California, Court Rules

Cannabis concentrates producers in California can relax – their businesses are safe. A three-judge appellate court has ruled unanimously that cannabis concentrates, including dabs, are legally qualified as medical marijuana, according to the Sacramento Bee. The legal status of concentrates came up in court after an MMJ patient was arrested last year and charged with […]

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Michigan MMJ Bills Sputter, Leaving Industry in Limbo

Michigan sheriffs reportedly helped kill legislation on Thursday that would have allowed the legal return of medical marijuana dispensaries and edibles, according to MLive.com. The move leaves dozens of MMJ dispensaries hanging on by their fingernails, since they’re technically illegal even though Michigan allows medical marijuana use. Without regulation from the state, companies could be […]

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