Author Archives: Coastal Mary Team

Covid-19 is a boon for legal marijuana

Article originally appeared here: https://globalnews.ca/news/7402001/canada-cannabis-industry-turns-two/ Canada’s legal marijuana industry is celebrating a jump in sales, more brick-and-mortar stores and competitive pricing as it celebrates two years in business.  Since Canada legalized recreational marijuana on Oct. 17, 2018, legal sellers and producers have struggled to compete with the black market, but there have been recent gains […]

Mexico and Legalization

Article originally appeared here: https://technical420.com/cannabis-article/mexico-is-quietly-on-the-edge-of-nation-wide-cannabis-legalization/ Mexico is one of the most exciting emerging cannabis markets in the world and we believe that the market is nearing an inflection point. Recently, we came across studies that highlighted the potential of the Mexican cannabis market and this is an opportunity that we are excited about over the […]

Aurora exits Australian Market

Article originally appeared here: https://mjbizdaily.com/aurora-cannabis-exits-australias-cann-group-after-28m-impairment-charge/ Alberta-based Aurora Cannabis sold off its stake in Australian medical marijuana company Cann Group, but the Canadian producer says it still sees promise in the Australian market. “We continue to see growth potential in this important market and will maintain active relationships with key distribution partners to enhance availability of […]

Alberta growers want sampling tours.

Article originally appeared here: https://calgaryherald.com/cannabis/cannabis-business/alberta-cannabis-growers-push-for-winery-type-sampling-tours Kieley Beaudry would love patrons to tour her licensed indoor pot patch, sample its produce and purchase their favourite buzz on their way out. If wineries and breweries can do it, she says, Alberta’s legal cannabis producers should have the same right. It’s something the sector has been lobbying for, […]

People are unaware Medical Cannabis is legal in the UK

Article originally appeared here: https://canex.co.uk/almost-half-of-people-in-uk-unaware-of-medical-cannabis-legalisation/ Up to half of people in the UK are unaware that medical cannabis is legal in the UK, according to an ongoing poll by Canex. Out of 13,254 respondents, 46% revealed that they were unaware of the 2018 rescheduling which made medical cannabis legal in the UK. Despite being legal […]

Wildfires devastate the west coast cannabis industry.

Article originally appeared here: https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/06/business/wildfires-ravaging-cannabis/index.html To an outsider’s eye, Canyon Cannabis might’ve appeared like a small-town, rinky-dink pot shop. Housed in an unassuming building off a scenic highway, it was the lone dispensary in the 500-person city of Gates, Oregon. Inside, though, visitors were greeted with an explosion of color and sound. A vintage Pioneer […]

Pennsylvania court rules the smell of Marijuana is not enough to justify a search.

Article originally appeared here: https://www.leafly.com/news/politics/smell-of-cannabis-alone-isnt-cause-for-vehicle-search-pennsylvania-court-rules A Pennsylvania appeals court ruled that the smell of cannabis alone isn’t probable cause to search a vehicle or person. (AdobeStock) ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania appeals court reversed a judge’s ruling that state police didn’t have a valid legal reason for searching a car just because it smelled […]

The corporate takeover continues.

Editor’s note* This corporate domination was to be expected but doesn’t make it right. these large corporate entities have the money, resources and ability to absorb losses that we independents do not. Article originally appeared here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/javierhasse/2020/10/05/73-billion-pharma-company-gets-into-the-cannabis-game/#330570c824a7 One of the largest pharmaceutical companies in Europe, STADA, has signed an exclusive supply agreement with cannabis company […]

Aurora execs lose 3 billion, still get bonuses.

Article originally appeared here: https://mjbizdaily.com/aurora-cannabis-execs-saw-raises-bonuses-despite-multibillion-dollar-loss/ Top Aurora Cannabis executives were rewarded with millions of dollars in bonuses and raises for the fiscal year ended June 30, the company disclosed, despite mass layoffs and a loss exceeding 3 billion Canadian dollars ($2.3 billion). The Alberta-based company disclosed the figures for the fiscal year in a proxy […]

Wildfires causing delays in Cannabis harvest

The record wildfires that have blanketed the West Coast in smoke and ash also have blocked out essential sunlight and set back the growth of outdoor marijuana plants by weeks, leaving growers with less-than-ideal options for when to harvest their plants. Cannabis growers in California, Oregon and Washington state are contemplating two choices in the […]

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