Steve Monas

October 10, 2019

Victims Of Opioid Abuse To Help Decide How Much Purdue Pharma Should Pay

Victims of opioid addiction weren’t in the room when OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma persuaded half the state attorneys general to settle claims over the company’s role in the nationwide overdose epidemic. Now that Purdue is in federal bankruptcy court, four people whose lives were touched […]
October 10, 2019

10 High-THC Strains You Should Know About

Every year, weed gets higher … in THC, that is. Throughout our shared history with the cannabis plant, we’ve slowly bred the plant to produce more of its primary intoxicating and psychoactive cannabinoid, with THC percentages of some plants now reaching the mid-30s. Though the […]
October 9, 2019

Massive power outage threatens NorCal cannabis harvest

David DownsOctober 9, 2019   Share   Print To avoid sparking deadly wildfires, Pacific Gas & Electric officials de-energized lines midnight Oct. 9, affecting thousands of northern California cannabis licensees. (nikolay100/iStock) SAN FRANCISCO—California cannabis industry operators are scrambling to save crops from spoilage amid a […]
October 9, 2019

California Medical Marijuana Bills Await Governor’s Signature

Two medical marijuana bills that were passed by the California legislature in September have been sent to Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom for his approval, but cannabis activists are concerned that he won’t sign the measures before an impending deadline. Senate Bill 305, also known as […]
October 9, 2019

These Strategies Will Get More Customers To Your Dispensary

It goes without saying that you want to get as many new customers into your dispensary as possible. But with the cannabis retail space becoming more and more competitive every day, you can’t just expect a flood of new customers to rush in the second […]
October 9, 2019

Why Vitamin E Acetate and Other Additives are Causing Concerns about Vaping Cannabis

After more than a thousand respiratory illnesses throughout the United States were linked to nicotine and cannabis vaping products, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched an investigation into the cause of the issue. The investigation has centered on additives in vape […]
October 8, 2019

How LogicKit cannabis delivery helps businesses expand their reach

  Share   Print (nadia_bormotova/iStock) This article is brought to you by LogicKit, helping cannabis businesses retain customers with integrated cannabis delivery software. It’s no secret. Delivery platforms are dominating consumer spending, while traditional brick and mortar retailers are forced to find new ways to reach […]
October 8, 2019

Over Two Dozen Medical Cannabis Growers in Pennsylvania Unionize

The employees of a Pennsylvania medical marijuana company have signed a labor contract with their employer, making them the first cannabis workers in the state to unionize. The three-year agreement between employees and management of Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Solutions was recently ratified, making about 30 […]
October 8, 2019

Drinkables are the New Edibles. Where, When, and How Can You Get Them?

Why do consumers love drinkable cannabis? Let us count the ways. It’s discreet, it requires no special equipment, it tastes good, and it’s a familiar and safe delivery system.  Weed-infused drinks make up one of the fastest-growing segments of the cannabis market. It’s a sprawling […]
October 8, 2019

Arthritis Sufferers Lead the Way for Advancing Cannabis as Pain Medicine

By conservative estimates, at least 54 million American adults have doctor-diagnosed arthritis, according to the Arthritis Foundation, and many of them are turning to cannabis to treat their painful symptoms, inflammation, and mood swings. And it’s working. CreakyJoints, an online arthritis support community, conducted a […]