Nevada Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News


Chart: Coronavirus takes its toll on March adult-use marijuana sales

Recreational marijuana sales in four key markets decelerated in March as the COVID-19 crisis continues to disrupt both the cannabis industry and the broader U.S. economy. According to point-of-sale data provided by Seattle-based Headset, recreational cannabis sales in Colorado and Nevada declined from March 2019 to March 2020, the first time that monthly adult-use sales […]

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Cannabis vaping firms nearly recovered from vape health scare, but COVID-19 concerns loom

Marijuana vaporizer companies are on the rebound since last summer’s vaping health crisis, reporting that sales numbers are largely back to normal despite concerns around the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on consumer behavior as well as the supply chain. Seattle-based data analytics firm Headset found that all four of the U.S. markets it tracks […]

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Marijuana giant Acreage cuts 120 jobs, ends deals in light of COVID-19

New York-based Acreage Holdings on Friday announced it is furloughing 122 employees and taking other cost-cutting measures, becoming the latest multistate marijuana operator to slash costs in response to the coronavirus pandemic. As part of its efforts, Acreage also disclosed in a news release the resignation of a top executive and announced it is: Scrapping […]

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Denver man sues cannabis firm for alleged spamming

A Denver man filed a lawsuit alleging that the operator of marijuana stores in Colorado, Massachusetts and Nevada violated federal telemarketing law by sending him promotional text messages without his permission. In a proposed class action suit, Bryce Abbink sued Denver-based Good Chemistry for the alleged spam promotions. According to the 13-page lawsuit, the “alleged Class […]

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Cannabis labs watchful of supply disruptions during coronavirus crisis as testing demand remains strong

Marijuana testing labs report steady business as the COVID-19 outbreak rolls on, though concerns loom over the availability of protective equipment such as gloves and masks and other cleaning supplies. It’s a topic the cannabis industry will keep a careful eye on because, if the coronavirus pandemic eventually causes hiccups in testing, that could slow […]

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Marijuana retailers using drive-thru service to help limit contact with customers amid coronavirus

Some cannabis businesses are closing their doors – by choice or order – and they’re relying more on drive-thru windows as a way to better serve customers and avoid spreading coronavirus. It’s yet another example of how retailers are adapting to cope with the pandemic and keep their marijuana sales on track. Edgewater, Maryland-based Mana Supply Co., which […]

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Marijuana retailer Green Growth announces CEO’s departure

Green Growth Brands, a troubled marijuana retailer in the process of focusing solely on marijuana, said its CEO has stepped down, effective immediately. The outgoing CEO, Peter Horvath, came to the Columbus, Ohio, company after leading strategies for retail giants such as Victoria’s Secret, American Eagle Outfitters, DSW and Limited Brands. Horvath’s departure comes after […]

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Cannabis event MJBizCon nominated as a top 50 fastest-growing show

MJBizCon, the trade show for cannabis professionals hosted by Marijuana Business Daily, has been nominated as one of the fastest-growing shows in the United States. MJBizCon was a nominee for Trade Show Executive’s Fastest 50 for 2019 in all three categories: Net square footage. Exhibiting companies. Total attendance. The 2019 show, held in December in […]

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Green Growth Brands returns its focus to marijuana

Ohio-based Green Growth Brands is exiting the CBD market to focus exclusively on running its marijuana operations. Green Growth Brands agreed to sell an 80% stake in its chain of CBD kiosks in malls to The BRN Group of New York for an undisclosed price. Green Growth Brands CEO Peter Horvarth told analysts the company can […]

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