Cannabis has the potential to be more than flower; topicals, cartridges, and edibles have taken the market by storm. With the choice to transform the cannabis plant into formulated products comes the decision of what solvent and process to use, so Thar Process has created this guide to help cannabis companies compare these processes and determine which is the best fit for them and their crop.
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The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation allowing banks to serve cannabis companies by wrapping the measure into a $3 trillion coronavirus economic relief package. The massive economic stimulus bill, proposed by House Democrats, includes language from the SAFE Banking Act, which was previously approved by the House last September and is aimed at guaranteeing […]Read More
The U.S. House of Representatives late Friday passed a $3 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill that includes a provision that would allow banks to serve state-legal marijuana businesses without fear of punishment. The bill passed along partisan lines by a 208-199 margin and now heads to the Senate, where it faces fierce Republican resistance. The Health […]Read More
Cannabis businesses declared essential during the coronavirus outbreak are hoping to leverage newly allowed flexibility such as curbside pickup and home delivery into permanent ways of doing business.Read More
The coronavirus pandemic has scuttled government efforts in Washington state to require pesticide testing for recreational marijuana, dealing a setback to an idea that has been kicked around for several years by local industry officials and regulators. The pandemic has made it impossible for state lawmakers to conduct public hearings, so the issue has again […]Read More
To a casual marijuana industry observer, it might seem that Arizona-based Harvest Health & Recreation has taken to heart the adage, “All publicity is good publicity.” Harvest, a multistate operator with a footprint in eight states, has become one of the more high-profile marijuana companies in recent months in part because of a string of […]Read More
High Times Holding Corp. Chair Adam Levin and the company’s new CEO, Peter Horvath, have an audacious plan: Take the iconic cannabis magazine publisher public and transform it into a marijuana retail powerhouse, one that licenses its brand to third-party operators. Time will tell whether they can succeed. Last week, Levin tapped Horvath to become […]Read More
COVID-19 has delayed medical and recreational cannabis launches and licensing rounds around the U.S. in the short term as state and local jurisdictions scramble to complete the tasks and paperwork necessary for marijuana programs to move forward. Marijuana Business Daily’s Jeff Smith reviews the delays occurring in Maine, Illinois and Missouri in the video below. […]Read More
Maryland’s medical cannabis market remains one of the strongest in the United States, with the robust sales and patient increases of 2019 persisting into a tumultuous 2020. Sales in Maryland hit $252 million in 2019, up from $109 million in 2018. Through March 2020, medical marijuana sales in the state eclipsed $91 million, an increase […]Read More
Florida medical marijuana juggernaut Trulieve has defied expert predictions, increasing its market share back above 50% a year after the state lifted its ban on smokable products and more competition flooded the market.Read More
Thieves are one of the biggest threats to cannabis retailers.
Recently, for example, robbers have invaded retail cannabis stores and medical marijuana dispensaries in Bozeman, Montana, Chicago, Sacramento, California, and Seattle.Read More
Los Angeles-based High Times Holding Corp. replaced CEO Stormy Simon after only four months on the job, marking the third time in a little more than a year the cannabis magazine publisher has hired a chief executive. Simon is being replaced by Peter Horvath, who most recently ran Ohio-based cannabis retailer Green Growth Brands. He also has […]Read More