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February 14, 2020

Coronavirus may be a threat to the cannabis vape industry

The coronavirus outbreak has spread throughout China killing hundreds and infecting over 24,000 people. In attempt to control the spread of the virus, over 24 regions in China have shutdown their factories and businesses. As a result, Chinese factories will be temporarily restricting their supply of products.   The Washington Post reported, The extended shutdown of Chinese factories from the coronavirus outbreak is upsetting…

February 5, 2020

Illinois makes $40 million in the first month of recreational cannabis sales

Illinois is on a roll with recreational cannabis sales raking in $11 million on the first week and ending the month with a total of $40 million.  Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation reported, statewide adult-use cannabis sales in January totaled $39,247,840.83. The 41 licensed dispensaries across the state sold $972,045 items over the 31-day period.  The department also announced the residents…

January 31, 2020

Colorado Brewery and Dispensary Join Forces to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Colorado launched the Carbon Dioxide Reuse Project, which is a pilot program to help reduce carbon emissions for both breweries and cannabis grow operations.  According to the Denver Post, Democratic Gov. Jared Polis’ mission to cut greenhouse gases 50% by 2030.  Statistics have shown indoor cannabis farms release on average 15 million metric tons of CO2, while breweries release nearly half a billion…

January 24, 2020

Washington State Lawmakers Seek 10% Limit on Cannabis Concentrates

Lawmakers in Washington proposed House Bill 2546, which would limit the THC levels of cannabis concentrates to no greater than 10%. This stems from a study that has linked psychotic disorders to the use of high potency cannabis. Lawmakers claim, “the study found that its findings are consistent with previous evidence suggesting that the use of high-potency marijuana has more harmful mental health…