Meet The Canadian Jeweler Making Luxury Cannabis Accessories Out Of Gold, Silver And Precious Stones

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What do electronic music, precious metals and cannabis have in common? All three are passions of Toronto-based goldsmith Alex Dordevic, the CEO of Tribe and a man who wants to change the meaning of the word ‘luxury’ in the cannabis accessories space. Established in 1993, Tribe began as a magazine documenting Toronto’s budding underground electronic music scene. It was the … Read More

Federal agency sues Maryland medical marijuana firm over sexual harassment

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A Maryland medical marijuana operator has been charged with violating federal law by subjecting several dispensary employees to sexual harassment, a potentially costly problem for mainstream businesses that could impact the cannabis workplace. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the lawsuit last week in U.S. District Court against Maryland Health Management, doing business as […] Federal agency sues Maryland … Read More

Democrats’ COVID-19 relief bill contains cannabis banking

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Buried deep in the U.S. House Democrats’ latest $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package, announced Monday, is a key provision that will delight cannabis businesses: the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking (SAFE) Act. According to NORML, the main provisions of the proposed law – which would help marijuana businesses gain access to banking services – were […] Democrats’ COVID-19 relief bill … Read More

Ohio lawsuit: Regulators ‘punting’ on medical marijuana program expansion

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An Ohio medical marijuana grower filed a lawsuit against state regulators alleging that government overseers have been hamstringing the MMJ program’s growth, despite clear demand for more business services. According to Law360com, Fire Rock sued the state Department of Commerce over its failure to either grant or deny an application filed in February for the […] Ohio lawsuit: Regulators ‘punting’ … Read More

Utah medical cannabis sales, patients surpassing projections

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Utah’s 6-month-old medical cannabis program has far exceeded sales and patient enrollment projections – sparking product shortages that are boosting business opportunities for licensed cultivators. The state already has hit the 10,000 milestone for registered patients, six months ahead of projections, state officials told the Deseret News in Salt Lake City. “I don’t think that […] Utah medical cannabis sales, … Read More

Adult-use marijuana legalization in New Jersey expected to ignite domino effect

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Billions of dollars in business opportunities are riding on whether New Jersey residents legalize a recreational cannabis market in November. A recreational marijuana industry in New Jersey itself – with a population of nearly 9 million people – would reach $850 million-$950 million in sales a year by 2024, according to a Marijuana Business Daily […] Adult-use marijuana legalization in … Read More