Traffic deaths in Nevada dropped over 10 percent in the first year of recreational marijuana, according to data provided by the Nevada Department of Public Safety. Between July 2017 and May 2018 just 277 people died in car crashes in the state, compared to 310 traffic accident deaths between July 2016 and May 2017. One […]

There are certain states we think of when we think of marijuana sales, such as California and Colorado. But are there other states that are making a major impact on the cannabis industry in the United States? Here is a list of the 10 states that had the highest marijuana sales in 2017: 10. Maine […]

Washington reported Friday that stores within the state sold a little less than $3.8 million worth of cannabis during the first month retail sales of marijuana were legal there and that it expects to bring in more than $1 million in taxes. That is significantly less than Colorado who brought in over $2 million in […]

A vote on legalizing recreational marijuana was originally scheduled in Alaska for August 2014 during its primary election, but was delayed until the general election on November 4.  Historically, general elections have greater voter turnout so it puts the power of the decision into more residents’ hands. According to the Alaskan Campaign to Regulate Marijuana […]

Only six months old, Colorado’s recreational marijuana industry starts a transformation today that could add hundreds of new pot businesses to the state and reconfigure the market’s architecture. Previously, only owners of existing medical marijuana shops could apply to open recreational stores, and all businesses had to cultivate their own crop. Starting July 1, newcomers […]

The Washington State Liquor Control Board is planning to issue the 1st licenses on Monday, 7 July, and the stores that are ready can open the next day, July 8. More stores will get licensed later that week. Edibles and other infused products, however, won’t be available right away because a commercial kitchen is required, and, […]

Advocates of legal marijuana in Oregon have gathered more than the required number of signatures to get a measure on the November ballot that could permit recreational use of the drug by adults. New Approach Oregon said the group had collected over 100,000 signatures – more than the 87,213 needed by July 3 – for […]