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  1. Ron Strider

    Cannabis Consumers Say Marijuana Isn't A Vice, It's Part Of A Wellness Regimen

    Legalization activists often say that marijuana should be regulated like alcohol, but today's cannabis consumers don't appreciate the comparison. To them, marijuana isn't a vice – it's part of a wellness regimen. That's what 90 percent of consumers said in a recent poll conducted by Miner &...
  2. Ron Strider

    In States Where Marijuana Is Legal, Users Prefer The Edible High

    In states where use of marijuana for recreational or medicinal purposes is legal, some consumers prefer eating their marijuana as opposed to smoking or vaporizing the drug. A new study by RTI International examined consumer perceptions of edible marijuana products, including why users prefer...
  3. Ron Strider

    Cannabis Technology Company HERB Raises $4.1 Million In Seed Funding

    HERB, a cannabis technology company with the most engaged cannabis community in the world, is pleased to announce it has raised $4.1 million in seed funding. This funding will go towards the launch of its new technology platform, the growth of HERB's video studios, key new hires, and two new...
  4. Ron Strider

    NJ: Cannabis Consumers Should Come First In Legalization Debate

    As we consider marijuana legalization in New Jersey, the rights of everyday consumers should be at the forefront, and stay there. But the cannabis industry and out-of-state regulators have been hogging the table. Legalization means far more than a right to buy. It also means creating spaces...
  5. Ron Strider

    Cannabis Users Are More Successful And Satisfied, Finds New Study

    Cannabis consumers are frequently affiliated with lazy, unsuccessful and apathetic labels. But, contrary to the popular stereotype new research suggests they are in fact among the most satisfied and successful among us. The study, conducted by market researchers BDS Analytics, surveyed...
  6. Ron Strider

    Study Contradicts Negative Stereotypes About Marijuana Consumers

    A new study, that claims to be the first of its kind, found cannabis consumers are "among the most well-adjusted and successful of American adults." The study by BDS Analytics compared people in three categories: "Consumers" (people who consumed cannabis products in the past ), "Acceptors"...
  7. Ron Strider

    Report: US Has Highest Rate Of Wake-And-Bakers

    Americans like their marijuana in the morning. More cannabis consumers in the United States smoke a joint within an hour of waking up than cannabis consumers in any other country, according to a new report released Wednesday, May 24, by the Global Drug Survey. The 2017 survey of global drug...
  8. Ron Strider

    New Survey Says More Women Consuming Cannabis Than Before

    It turns out that there may be more women smoking pot than previously thought. A new report from the Cannabis Consumers Coalition (CCC) says that just as many women consume cannabis as men. This result is dramatically different from other reports that usually find that men dominate the cannabis...
  9. K

    Marijuana Money - How Much Do Cannabis Consumers Spend Annually?

    With the marijuana legalization push quickly working its way through the psyches and legislative houses belonging to millions of Americans, it's easy to get caught up in the fervor a brand new and previously off-limits market is creating. People are making money, jobs are being created, and...
  10. K

    Marijuana Grown In Uruguay Only Enough For 25% Of Consumers

    Marijuana grown in Uruguay only enough for 25% of consumers. The Monitoring Cannabis team of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of the Republic estimated that only 25% of regular consumers will be able to access legal marijuana from Uruguay. By October 2016, 5,332 farmers were...
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    Oregon Marijuana Edibles Makers Launch Public Campaign: 'Try 5'

    Dave McNicoll has a few words of advice for those planning to try marijuana-infused edibles for the first time: Take a bite, not too much, and wait. McNicoll's group, the Oregon Responsible Edibles Council, has launched a public education campaign aimed at preventing novice marijuana consumers...
  12. R

    Uruguay's Legal Marijuana Policy En Route To Next Phase Of Regulation

    The first country in the world to legalize marijuana sales was Uruguay, a tiny South American nation with a population of only 3.3 million wedged between Brazil and Argentina. Uruguay fully legalized the production and sale of marijuana in December 2013 after a decade-long grassroots movement...
  13. R

    Oregon's Marijuana Sales Tax Will Hurt Businesses And Consumers

    After a three month sales tax "holiday," recreational marijuana consumers in Oregon began paying a 25% sales tax on January 1, 2016. Yes, you read that correctly: 25 PERCENT. For those of you who went to public school and didn't bother augmenting your economics education any further, this...