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Sales of pizza, alcohol, and weed soared on election night as voters sought comfort. Democrats favoured wine while swing states preferred liquor, according to a delivery service.

People bought more weed, alcohol, and fast food on Tuesday and Wednesday as they watched the results of the 2020 presidential election roll-in. Alcohol orders for on-demand delivery service Drizly soared 75% in Democrat states, and 33% in Republican states. People bought higher-end alcohol like champagne and sparkling wine, one […]
Sales of pizza, alcohol, and weed soared on election night as voters sought comfort. Democrats favoured wine while swing states preferred liquor, according to a delivery service.
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5 states just passed ballot measures to legalise marijuana, but policy experts say people already in prison on drug convictions have a hard path to freedom

Five states – New Jersey, Mississippi, Arizona, Montana, and South Dakota – voted to legalise marijuana in ballot measures during Tuesday’s election. Arizona, Montana, and New Jersey voted to legalise the recreational possession of marijuana by adults, while Mississippi voted to legalise the medical use of marijuana. South Dakota voted […]
5 states just passed ballot measures to legalise marijuana, but policy experts say people already in prison on drug convictions have a hard path to freedom
Lifestyle

Does weed make you lose weight? How one study sparked the debate

A study published in 2019 found lower rates of obesity in those who smoke marijuana. However, the authors of the study said that the link did not mean a causal relationship and weed shouldn’t be used as a weight-loss tool. The bottom line is that there’s no evidence that smoking […]
Does weed make you lose weight? How one study sparked the debate
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What is CBD oil, and why is it so expensive?

CBD is a new and rapidly growing phenomenon, with sales tripling in the last three years. Manufacturers are unauthorised to make medical claims about the effectiveness of CBD oil. 62% of CBD products tested in the UK didn’t contain the cannabidiol content promised on the label. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
What is CBD oil, and why is it so expensive?
Lifestyle

People pay $500 for these custom cannabis-infused meals

The Herbal Chef, aka Chris Sayegh, has made a name for himself as the chef in Los Angeles for cannabis-infused fine dining. Beyond just infusion, Chris has mastered proper cannabis-dosing of his dishes, allowing diners to enjoy their experience without getting too intoxicated. His 10-course events can cost up to […]
People pay $500 for these custom cannabis-infused meals
Strategy

20 colleges where students smoke the most weed

The Princeton Review, a college-admissions company, found the schools where marijuana use is most common. In a survey of 140,000 students, most colleges that made the list were located in states where cannabis is legal, like Vermont, California, and Colorado. The No. 1 school for weed smokers is the University […]
20 colleges where students smoke the most weed
Tech

Google is banning apps that sell weed from the Play Store

Google introduced new rules on Wednesday banning apps from the Play Store that allow users to order marijuana. The updated rules are a blow to popular apps Weedmaps and Eaze, which have one million and 50,000 downloads respectively. Google said the apps won’t be automatically banned, but would have to […]
Google is banning apps that sell weed from the Play Store
Markets

The cannabis producer Tilray jumps after beating on sales and posting a bigger-than-expected loss

Tilray, the cannabis producer, reported first-quarter results Tuesday afternoon. Shares jumped 6% in after-hours trading as sales topped expectations, but the company posted a wider-than-expected loss. Watch Tilray trade live. Tilray, the Canadian cannabis producer, reported a first-quarter loss on Tuesday that was wider than analysts forecast, but shares jumped […]
The cannabis producer Tilray jumps after beating on sales and posting a bigger-than-expected loss
Markets

Cannabis producer Cronos Group drops after posting wider loss, missing on sales

The cannabis producer Cronos Group posted disappointing sales as its loss widened. Shares were down less than 1% early Thursday. Watch Cronos Group trade live. Cronos group reported first-quarter results Thursday morning that missed sales expectations and showed its loss widened from a year ago. The cannabis producer reported sales […]
Cannabis producer Cronos Group drops after posting wider loss, missing on sales
Markets

8 incredible facts about the booming US marijuana industry

The US marijuana industry is worth billions of dollars, and is showing no signs of slowing down. Ten US states have legalised recreational marijuana use, and 33 have legalised medicinal use. Read on for eight surprising facts about the marijuana industry. Visit MarketsInsider.com for more stories. The marijuana industry is […]
8 incredible facts about the booming US marijuana industry
Markets

Robinhood says 420,000 users own the marijuana stock Aurora Cannabis

Aurora Cannabis remains the preferred cannabis stock of millennial investors, according to data provided by the free trading app Robinhood. The company stock was held by over 420,000 accounts, more any other stock on Robinhood’s platform. Watch Aurora Cannabis trade live. Aurora Cannabis has extend its three-month streak as the […]
Robinhood says 420,000 users own the marijuana stock Aurora Cannabis
Markets

Cronos is soaring ahead of earnings

Cannabis producer Cronos was up nearly 9% Monday – ahead of its fourth-quarter earnings release due out Tuesday morning. Wall Street analysts expect Cronos’ revenue to have grown by more than 500% over the past year. Watch Cronos trade live. Cronos was up almost 9% Monday, one day ahead of […]
Cronos is soaring ahead of earnings
Markets

Billionaire Nelson Peltz is getting into the cannabis business

The billionaire Nelson Peltz is joining Aurora Cannabis as a strategic adviser. Peltz is the CEO and a founding partner of Trian Fund Management. He has served as the CEO and chairman of Triarc Companies, which owned Arby’s and Snapple, and has been on several company boards. Aurora Cannabis shares […]
Billionaire Nelson Peltz is getting into the cannabis business
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All the US states that have decriminalized marijuana and what that means

Recreational marijuana use is currently legal in 10 states and Washington D.C, while medical marijuana is legal in 33 and Washington D.C. Thirteen US states have decriminalized marijuana but have yet to make the drug legal for recreational use. The decriminalization of marijuana and legalization of it are two very […]
All the US states that have decriminalized marijuana and what that means
Lifestyle

How smoking cannabis can affect your sleep for better or worse

Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder in the US. As a result, several people use marijuana to help drift off to sleep. That said, scientists say it’s hard to find out how using weed to sleep actually works as the legal status of the drug is always shifting. Insomnia […]
How smoking cannabis can affect your sleep for better or worse
Markets

The marijuana producer Aphria is crashing after research firm alleges it’s a ‘shell game with a cannabis business on the side’

The marijuana producer Aphria is crashing after Hindenburg Research said its business was full of overvalued buyouts and fraudulent financial reporting. The research firm alleges that Aphria insiders used funds from dilutive share issuance to complete unfair acquisitions and diverted millions of dollars through the transactions. Aphria moved to the […]
The marijuana producer Aphria is crashing after research firm alleges it’s a ‘shell game with a cannabis business on the side’
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6 of the most popular strains of marijuana and what they’re prescribed for

Although it is still greatly stigmatised, medical marijuana is increasing in popularity across the United States. Today, 33 states and Washington DC have laws legalizing medical marijuana. Proponents of medical marijuana see it as an alternative to many of the addictive opioids prescribed today. “If people read the literature, they […]
6 of the most popular strains of marijuana and what they’re prescribed for
Lifestyle

12 celebrities who have talked about smoking weed

A number of celebrities have been outspoken about their marijuana, or weed, usage. Stars like Lady Gaga and Pete Davidson have said they smoke weed for its health benefits. Some celebrities, like Willie Nelson, and Wiz Khalifa, have gotten into the marijuana business by starting their own brands and strains […]
12 celebrities who have talked about smoking weed
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You can now fly with weed out of Los Angeles International Airport

Travellers are now allowed to pack marijuana along with their other travel essentials when flying out of Los Angeles International Airport. A statement published on LAX’s website says: “In accordance with Proposition 64, the Los Angeles Airport Police Department will allow passengers to travel through LAX with up to 28.5 […]
You can now fly with weed out of Los Angeles International Airport
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How did CBD oil become a $1 billion industry?

CBD stands for cannabidiol, and it’s part of the cannabis plant from which we also get marijuana. However, this component isn’t intoxicating like THC and it’s believed to have therapeutic properties. We spoke with Martin A. Lee, author of “Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana – Medical, Recreational and […]
How did CBD oil become a $1 billion industry?
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People use cannabis products for health problems like Parkinson’s, epilepsy, and acne — but misinformation and out-of-date regulations are stopping most from benefitting

Jonas Duclos has devoted the last two decades to cannabis products. With two business partners, he set up CBD420, a website that legally sells products containing THC and CBD – molecules found in cannabis. Testimonials from customers say his products have helped a range of conditions from epilepsy to Parkinson’s, […]
People use cannabis products for health problems like Parkinson’s, epilepsy, and acne — but misinformation and out-of-date regulations are stopping most from benefitting
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Legal marijuana is set to outsell liquor in Canada by 2020

Canada became the second country to legalise marijuana on Tuesday evening. Canada’s legal marijuana market will be a $US6.5 billion industry by 2020, according to a new report from CIBC, one of the country’s largest banks. For comparison, that’s far more than Canadians spent on liquor in 2017. Canada became […]
Legal marijuana is set to outsell liquor in Canada by 2020
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Here’s how 4/20 became a holiday for cannabis consumers

420 is something of a holiday for cannabis consumers. The number has expanded to encompass all things that those in the marijuana community hold dear. And it all started as an inside joke among a group of Northern California high school students in the early 1970s. April 20, or 4/20, […]
Here’s how 4/20 became a holiday for cannabis consumers
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