Cannabis Users Aren't Stereotypical Stoners: Survey
torontosun - Gone are the days of getting stoned while sitting on the couch and watching Ren and Stimpy.
The stereotype of the couch-locked stoner is long gone as Canadians are being more productive with their lives while consuming cannabis.
Commissioned by cannabis brand Figr, a Maru/Blue survey found 72% of Canadians don’t fit the stereotype, choosing to smoke up while performing daily tasks such as laundry or dish washing.
Manistee Council to Consider Change to Marijuana License Ordinance
Sfgate - On Tuesday, Manistee City Council is set to consider an ordinance which would amend Chapter 867 to allow for an unlimited number of recreational retailer marijuana licenses, a request to create an Obsolete Property Rehabilitation Act for the former Boathouse Grill building and the purchase of a 2020 ambulance.
Oregon Approves Permanent Rules for Curbside Delivery
occnewspaper - At its regular monthly meeting on September 11, 2020, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved permanent rules allowing licensed recreational marijuana retailers to continue curbside delivery transactions, and increased the marijuana flower purchase amount for OMMP cardholders and caregivers. The Commission also approved ten marijuana violation stipulated settlement agreements.
Caribbean Countries Eye The International Ganja Industry
jamaica-gleaner - Five years since the decriminalisation of small amounts of ganja, other countries within the region have sought to capitalise on the opportunity.
However, first out of the starting blocks is St Vincent and the Grenadines which, in December 2018, became the first eastern Caribbean country to pass legislation decriminalising cannabis for medicinal and scientific purposes.
“St Vincent and the Grenadines has a number of unique enabling factors that put it in a prime position to achieve its ambitious aspirations in the international cannabis market.” – Dr Jerrol Thompson.
Cannanaskis Hopes to Blaze a New Trail with Cannabis Tourism through Kananaskis Country
calgaryherald - Dave Dormer admits to a tinge of reefer sadness in the reluctance of Alberta tourism promoters to embrace his dream.
But his high hopes for a Kananaskis Country cannabis tour are nonetheless coming to fruition, and blazing what he insists is a new trail in the province’s tourism industry.
Cannabis steers healthy increase in agriculture income
moosejawtoday - Led by surging cannabis sales, farm cash receipts in the first half of the year bucked the general decline caused by the coronavirus.
Receipts of $16.7 billion increased 5.2 per cent over 2019, says the Statistics Canada report.
Without a 62 per cent increase — $685 million — in cannabis sales, farm cash receipts would have increased a mere .8 per cent.
Second Cup Continues Expansion of Hemisphere Cannabis Co Dispensaries
gcrmag - After launching in Toronto in early July, recreational marijuana dispensary chain Hemisphere Cannabis Co has opened its second location in Toronto. Hemisphere Cannabis Co is developed and operated by Aegis Brands, which is also the parent company of both Second Cup Coffee Co and Bridgehead Coffee.
IVCC Offering Cannabis Business Course
mywebtimes - IVCC (Illinois Valley Community College) is offering a Cannabis Dispesnary Agent and Patient Care Specialist program from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesdays at their main campus, starting Oct. 7 and running through Nov. 18.
The class will prepare students for medical and recreational cannabis markets with carry over into other industries. Students will learn to speak and educuate others about cannabis and how it can be used.
It will also explain Illinois state laws regarding IDFPR regulations and how they are implmented at a dispensary, preparing students for state licensure
California-based Marijuana Manufacturer Proposes to Create Environmentally-friendly Products in Millis
milforddailynews - Advesa Wellness Inc., based in Oakland, California, is proposing to open a manufacturing facility at 1375 Main St. in Millis to produce its environmentally-friendly and chemical-free products manufactured without the the use of water, gases, solvents, flavor addictives or fillers.
High Prices Holding back Ohio Medical Marijuana Sales
journal-news - A new study shows about half of Ohioans surveyed are dissatisfied with the medical marijuana program because of high prices.
About 62% of people surveyed are “somewhat dissatisfied” or “extremely dissatisfied” with the program. The study, conducted by the Ohio State University’s Drug Enforcement and Policy Center, surveyed about 400 Ohioans who were either current registered patients or could be considered potential patients for the Ohio medical marijuana program.