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Are Concentrates Right for My Medical Marijuana Needs?

Concentrates are somewhat new to the mainstream market and can be a convenient method of accessing medical marijuana. As the name suggests, these products are concentrated cannabis and can be purchased in a variety of different forms. Due to the way they are produced, concentrates can pack a lot of the flavor and potency that many people seek when using medicinal cannabis, and they are becoming more popular as time goes on. If you’re considering trying new products to find a good fit, be sure to contact your doctor before using concentrates for medical marijuana to determine if they are […]

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Western Wildfires Expected to Delay Outdoor Cannabis Harvests

As annual wildfires become more commonplace in western states, many cannabis farmers are feeling the negative impact on their harvests. The wildfire effects on cannabis could be quite vast, as the cannabis supply chain is expected to take a direct hit with much less product being made available for sale. California alone has seen over 8,100 wildfires already in 2020, and many are worrying about the wildfire effects on cannabis sales as we move into peak harvest season. Depending on the severity of the fires, cannabis sales could decline as retailers scramble to source their usual products and meet the […]

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Marijuana Sales Trends in Colorado Point to Shift From ‘Consumer’ to ‘Patient’

Colorado marijuana sales trends spiked as July set yet another record for state-wide cannabis sales in a one month period, breaking June’s record by $13.5 million – a 7% increase overall. Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of medical marijuana card holders which has signaled a shift away from the term “consumers” and instead more of a push towards using “patients” to describe the average cannabis users in the state. Colorado Marijuana Sales Trends: How Are the Number Increasing? The total cannabis sales for the month of June rolled in […]

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Cities and Counties Across Colorado Loosening Marijuana Business Restrictions

In an attempt to combat the negative impact of the current recession caused by the coronavirus pandemic, many municipalities and even entire counties in the state of Colorado are becoming more relaxed about the sale of cannabis. Colorado marijuana business restrictions are typically governed strictly within each city to control the distribution and access to marijuana, but these businesses are now able to do more in terms of delivery, social equity permits, and production allowances as cities look for ways to bring in additional revenue. Allowing social equity permits means that cultivation, extraction, and the production of infused products are […]

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How Baby Boomers & Millennials Use Cannabis

A lot about cannabis has changed in the last 50 years, and there are variations in the way that different age groups use marijuana today, but you may be surprised to learn that there are also some striking similarities between baby boomer cannabis use and millennial cannabis use. Whether used recreationally or with the recommendation of a MMJ doctor, cannabis brings a number of pleasant benefits to the table, and both young and old alike enjoy using it to relieve chronic pain as well as achieve a good, natural buzz. Spending Both boomers and millennials have similar spending habits when […]

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Recreational Marijuana Sales in Colorado Springs Meets Opposition in City Council

Since legalization in 2011, recreational marijuana in Colorado Springs has been a topic of great debate for many, and now the city is considering taking action. A new measure has been introduced that would drastically impact the medical cannabis industry in Colorado Springs by allowing 24 recreational dispensaries to convert to recreational citywide. Currently, there are 118 stores that sell medical marijuana and the Colorado Springs Cannabis Association (CSCA) pleads that such a measure would “destroy the existing medical marijuana business model, and put in grave risk over 80% of our current businesses and employees.” The city proposed that the […]

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Shelf Space in Dispensaries Becoming ‘Pay-to-Play’ As Premium Brands Increase

As the popularity of both recreational and medical marijuana dispensaries increases, a significant number of premium cannabis brands are surfacing to fill the steady demand. While once a game with low competition, the big names in cannabis have begun to battle for prime real estate on the most viewed shelves. You might not see this at all dispensaries, but many in Colorado are finding that premium cannabis brands will pay a pretty penny to have their products featured on premium shelf space. What’s Causing the Shift? Between 2017 and 2019 Colorado state saw a 13.27% increase in the number of […]

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Does Cannabis Affect Dreams?

Dreaming is an important – and frankly, enjoyable – part of our nightly sleep routine that occurs when we enter a state of Rapid Eye Movement or REM sleep. Encountering REM sleep regularly has been shown to increase learning capability, help with memory, and even benefit our moods. Going without REM sleep can leave us dreamless and feeling tired and drained both physically and emotionally, so the big question remains: Does cannabis affect dreams? As the use of cannabis for recreational and medical purposes increases, more and more studies are being conducted to try to find answers that may tell […]

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Broncos Great Terrell Davis Wants to Supply CBD-Infused Sports Drinks to NFL

Until now, football and cannabis haven’t exactly been two things that should mix from a player’s standpoint, but two-time Super Bowl champion Terrell Davis has a solution that could have a dramatic effect on player performance. Davis started a CBD company last year that focuses on producing CBD-infused sports performance drinks, and he’s hoping the NFL will embrace the concept on the sidelines and beyond. The Product Davis first used CBD after a workout in 2017 and knew right away that there was an untapped solution to provide faster recovery and better focus to players both on and off the […]

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Colorado Cannabis Sales Fall in April

For the first time since recreational legalization in Colorado, a global pandemic has factored into the equation for marijuana sales. Despite a strong start, Colorado has seen a steady drop in sales year over year since 2014 and has been hit noticeably in March and April of this year due to the decreased travel and tourism that normally accounts for much of Colorado cannabis sales. Year Over Year Trends Marijuana Business Daily published a report on May 5th that indicated a 16% drop in April 2020 compared to April 2019. It’s believed that the negative effects of the coronavirus (Covid-19) […]

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