The Advocate: Weekly Cannabis News

Corona beer-maker bets big on Cannabis  Constellation Brands, a popular beer-maker, has upped its investment in the cannabis industry. Prior to this week, the global giant had a 9.9% stake in Canopy Growth, a Canadian-based cannabis company. After investing an...

The Advocate: Weekly Cannabis News

Revenue from cannabis taxes help hire 12 new firefighters in California Cathedral City recently brought on 12 new firefighters, funded by cannabis taxes from the city’s general fund. According to a city spokesperson, the city is expected to receive more than $1.9...

The Advocate: Weekly Cannabis News

Ohio medical cannabis inches towards beginning In Ohio, it’s been a slow, stalled-out process for residents looking to become medicinal cannabis patients. While legislation was approved in 2016, doors at dispensaries have remained closed. Businesses were hoping to...

Cannabis – no longer a partisan issue

Cannabis politics has been traditionally divided along party lines, with democrats often initiating canna-friendly policies. The historical partisanship once active in cannabis legislation has been rapidly dissolving, largely due to voters’ evolving stance, making...

The Advocate: Weekly Cannabis News

Hawaii to offer reciprocity for medical cannabis patients Starting next year, all US medicinal cannabis patients will have legal access to cannabis in the state of Hawaii. To legally enter a dispensary traveling tourists will need to purchase a $45 registration card,...

Cannabis in North America: A Change is Coming

It’s been a positive year for cannabis in North America. US states offering medicinal cannabis are no longer in the minority, while our neighbors up north recently became the first G-7 nation to federally legalize adult-use cannabis. In the southern part of the...

The Advocate: Weekly Cannabis News

Senior cannabis study reveals promising results A recent survey discovered cannabis to be a hit with seniors. Medical researchers and doctors recently studied and surveyed 150 patients in New York and Minnesota, looking to discover the impact cannabis has had on their...

The Advocate: Weekly Cannabis News

New safety regulations take effect in California As of July 1st, all California cannabis must be tested for pesticides, potency, and microbiological contaminants, in addition to new labeling and child-proof packaging regulations. The emergency regulations were...