March 2019

Sister Pie owner Lisa Ludwinski’s collection of recipes and personal tales tops the New York Times‘ list of the year’s best baking books. “Sister Pie: The Recipes and Stories of a Big-hearted Bakery in Detroit” came out Oct. 2. The 256-page recipe and story collection makes cameos across the country this holiday season, from the […]

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Should proponents of legalizing cannabis in Illinois be worried about Rep. Marty Moylan’s, D-Des Plaines, House resolution? The resolution, HR157, urges legislators “to slow the process of legalizing recreational marijuana in Illinois.” Moylan’s resolution now has 60 sponsors and co-sponsors, which is a majority of the House’s 118 members. In theory, anyway, it has enough […]

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This is individual research and does not constitute investment advice. Even though the legal cannabis industry is still quite young, it amazes me how much bias already exists. Last week, Tilray (Nasdaq: TLRY) reported fourth quarter earnings. For 2018, revenue jumped 110% to $43.1 million. And a sizable chunk of that came in the fourth […]

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Two words. Not happening. The best they can get is 19, a source told InsiderNJ this morning as legislators prepare to head to Trenton to consider marijuana legalization. And that’s generous. Other sources said they were short six. They need 21. They’re not there in the state senate. They supposedly had enough in the assembly. […]

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With the support of organizations like Women Grow and the constant inspiration of cannabis industry powerhouses like Jane West and Dr. Lakisha Jenkins, it’s no wonder women are pioneering the legal cannabis industry. It’s been reported that it could be the first billion-dollar industry dominated by women. There’s never been more cannabis art to swoon over, […]

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Anyone 21 and over would be allowed to purchase a variety of cannabis products: flower (bud), vape pens and cartridges, resin, tinctures, and edibles. Marijuana could be consumed in private homes or in permitted consumption lounges similar to cigar bars, that is, cannabis cafes. … read more at: https://www.philly.com/business/weed/new-jersey-legalization-vote-marijuana-cannabis-delivery-permits-20190325.html

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The North Dakota Senate on Monday rejected adding edibles as a seventh legal form of medical marijuana, an expansion that had been sought by advocates and also supported by the state Health Department. The bill stipulated that edibles couldn’t be in a form such as an animal shape or cartoon character shape or in a […]

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The new study found that though edibles represented less than one-third of 1 percent of the state’s total cannabis sales by weight of THC between 2014 and 2016, they accounted for 238 of the 2,432 cannabis-triggered visits to the UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital Emergency Department, or about 10 percent. The authors calculated that there […]

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CHICAGO — The tables were set and the candles lit. Bouquets of baby’s breath were arranged on black tablecloths, and menus rested atop each plate. Table for Twenty was hosting its first event of the year. Wearing cocktail party attire, diners who paid $115 for a ticket sipped drinks and enjoyed a five-course meal. But […]

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