Tuesday, October 20, 2020

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Don’t Assume You Have The Complicated Cannabis Industry Figured Out 

The cannabis business is a sprawling, unfriendly hydra, destroyer of serious men with good intentions.

Enforcement Alone Won’t End California’s Illicit Cannabis Market

It’s becoming clearer that nothing the state is doing is really changing the illicit market, and this offers little solace to the participants in the regulated market.

Global Pandemic Has Caused Legal Marijuana To ‘Cannibalize’ The Black Market

By year’s end the legal cannabis industry is expected to surpass $15 billion. But the money that marijuana generates on the black market far exceeds that amount.

Los Angeles Resets Marijuana Program To Combat Racial Inequality

The Los Angeles City Council approved a series of recommendations Tuesday that would overhaul its plagued recreational cannabis program.

This State Is Home To The Largest Marijuana Black Market

The black market has a real cost for the state as a whole as well as for entrepreneurs in the industry.

Dark Web Marijuana Sales Soar During Pandemic

Whether this indicates long-term consumer behaviors changes remains up to debate.

How Drug Use Is Changing For Better—And Worse—Under Quarantine

More than 2 million Americans struggle with opioid use disorder, and about 130 people die every day from opioid overdoses.

Observations About Recent Health Concerns Over Vaping-Related Lung Illness

Science indicates black market products were the culprit behind EVALI, so how do consumers vape responsibly moving forward?

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