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Ohio's first day medical marijuana sales hit $75,000

The first four dispensaries to open in the state sold $75,000 worth of cannabis on the first day of sales.

Weed firms are using Instagram influencers to dodge regulations

Faced with advertising restrictions, cannabis companies are turning to Instagram influencers.

Chinese delegation to explore cannabis research in Israel

A delegation of businessmen and researchers from China is seeking scientific collaborations in Israel.

Top business lessons from 5 years of legal cannabis

Cannabis industry leaders in Colorado talk about lessons learned during the first five years of state-legal cannabis sales.

High fashion? Neiman Marcus adds cannabis beauty products

The Dallas-based company will start selling CBD cosmetics products online and in five stores that are located in states with legal cannabis.

Pot deliveries OK’d in CA cities that ban sales

The fight to allow home marijuana deliveries in communities that have banned commercial cannabis sales could end up in court.

Thai officials sought to strike down marijuana patent applications

Officials say that the "rushed" inspection of medical marijuana patent applications by foreign firms violated Thai laws.

Cannabis-infused beer? Flying Dog is seeking approval to brew one

Two companies are seeking permission to sell non-alcoholic, cannabis-infused beer in Maryland's medical marijuana program.

What we know about Boston’s potential first marijuana store

A look inside the dispensary poised to be the first in Boston.

Amid Michigan medical marijuana shortage, state considers reopening shops

Regulators are considering allowing shuttered dispensaries to re-open in response to the supply shortage.

Mona Zhang is a freelance journalist covering the cannabis beat.
She also edits the highly respected cannabis newsletter Word on the Tree.
Her work has appeared in Forbes, The Outline, Vice, High Times, and more.

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