Articles by Sam M
Medical Marijuana Sales Spike in Mass. After Recreational Ban
Expanded demand for medical marijuana and streamlined access to the state patient program won’t be enough to offset the closure of recreational stores
Sam MMay 4, 2020
What COVID-19 Means for Weed Legalization in 2020
Cannabis consumers and activists can’t help wondering: will coronavirus help or hurt this year’s progress towards policy reform?
Sam MApril 28, 2020
Colorado Governor Asks Congress to Give Relief Money to Cannabis Businesses
"Unfortunately, a large number of small businesses in Colorado are not eligible for these loans due to their involvement in the state-legal cannabis industry"
Sam MApril 22, 2020
'Indirect' Cannabis Businesses are Ineligible for COVID-19 Aid
It may come as no surprise that cannabis dispensaries and growers are not eligible for some relief measures passed by Congress — despite widespread reform, these businesses are selling a substance that is still federally illegal.
Sam MApril 17, 2020
Cannabis Producers Make Hand Sanitizer to Combat Shortage
"We’re just doing our part during this crisis,” association president David Torrisi told Wikileaf. “We’re donating the hand sanitizer, so we’re not trying to make a buck off of it. "
Sam MApril 8, 2020
Leafly Lays Off Over Half of Workforce in 2020
The move comes amidst a wave of pandemic related downsizing, with recent figures showing that a record 3.3 million people filed for unemployment in one week earlier this month
Sam MMarch 31, 2020
Weed Deliveries are Booming During the COVID-19 Crisis
As measures to slow the coronavirus shutter businesses, stress grocery stores, and confine people to their homes, home delivery of marijuana seems to be one of the few industries still thriving
Sam MMarch 24, 2020
NJ Supreme Court: If You're Fired for Weed, You Can Sue
A jury will decide whether or not suing for cannabis use counts as discrimination.
Sam MMarch 18, 2020
Hemp Could Help Save Bee Populations According to New Study
Researchers in New York State have shed new light on the little-known world of pollinators in the hemp industry.
Sam MMarch 4, 2020
Colorado's First Marijuana Tasting Room to Open on 4/20
The Joint, in Glendale, Co., will offer "flights" of marijuana flower to customers of its parent dispensary.
Sam MFebruary 27, 2020