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1 year ago

Big Tech Softens Cannabis Content Policies

Despite historic tension between the tech and cannabis industries, VentureBeat reports that a slew of new policies from big tech companies in 2021 has signaled a critical turning point in the ongoing struggle. In February 2021, actor John Belushi called out big tech over its unjust policies regarding cannabis content. In a tweet, Belushi wrote,…

1 year ago

The Sky’s the Limit for the Cannabis Industry in 2022

After a strong 2021, all signs are pointing to an even bigger year for the cannabis industry in 2022. According to a report from Marijuana Business Daily, U.S. legal cannabis sales are predicted to surpass $30 billion in 2022. The number may seem high, but there are plenty of reasons experts believe the prediction will…

1 year ago

Credit Union Assocations Push Congress To Pass Cannabis Banking Reform

A group of associations representing American credit unions recently submitted a letter to Congress urging members to pass critical cannabis banking reform legislation. The move is just one in a series of initiatives that aim to protect financial institutions that work with state-legal cannabis businesses from being penalized by federal regulators. Because of cannabis’ status…

1 year ago

The Rise of Green Wednesday Shows Increasing Acceptance of Cannabis

Increasing cannabis sales around the holidays have led industry experts to begin acknowledging the day before Thanksgiving as “Green Wednesday,” reports Bloomberg. The rise of Green Wednesday has been widely noted as a sign of changing consumption habits and patterns among Americans. According to research firm BDSA, cannabis sales on the day before Thanksgiving are…

1 year ago

Uber Eats Enters the Cannabis Market With Online Cannabis Orders

Uber Eats, an online food ordering service, just launched a partnership with a chain of dispensaries in Ontario, Canada called Tokyo Smoke. Starting Monday, Ontario residents of legal age can order cannabis from Tokyo Smoke online using the Uber Eats platform. Tokyo Smoke’s products can now be found under a new section of the Uber…