Articles tagged with "black market"
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Legacy to legal brands are taking over the cannabis industryKieran Delamont - Published on September 17, 2021Read more
Legacy market players were making cannabis products before legalization was a twinkle in Justin Trudeau’s eye.
Legal vape markets literally 1,000% safer than streetDavid Downs - Published on December 19, 2019Read more
A new analysis compiled by Leafly finds prohibition states had 10% the number of vape injuries per capita as legalization states. Officials have yet to confirm any injuries exclusively associated with a licensed store or product in the US.
BC funding initiative to usher legacy growers into legal industryJesse B. Staniforth - Published on November 22, 2019Read more
The province’s social development and poverty reduction ministry announced $675,000 in funding over two years aimed at helping independent businesses transition into the legal cannabis market.
Cannabis NB Blamed its $2M First Quarter Loss on the Illicit MarketJesse B. Staniforth - Published on August 12, 2019Read more
Progressive Conservative Premier Blaine Higgs flirted with privatizing adult-use retail in the province, scaling down Cannabis NB, or bringing in third-party experts to run the Crown company.
Ontario Quietly Removes Illegal Dispensary Residence LoopholeHarrison Jordan - Published on June 13, 2019Read more
And, they implemented mandatory minimum fines.
Huge Cement Blocks Bar Access to Illicit Toronto DispensariesJesse B. Staniforth - Published on June 12, 2019Read more
As illegal cannabis stores attempt to continue operation, city agents have escalated their tactics.
How to Buy Cannabis in States Where It Is IllegalLeafly Staff - Published on June 13, 2018Read more
You may be wondering this if cannabis is still illegal in your state. Short answer: you don’t. Learn more about why you shouldn’t support black market cannabis.
Cannabis States Try to Curb Smuggling, Fend off AdministrationThe Associated Press - Published on August 14, 2017Read more
Legal cannabis states are trying to clamp down on “diversion” even as U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions presses for enforcement of federal laws against marijuana.
The Produce Pipeline: Smugglers Now Using ‘Limes’ to Move Illicit CannabisGage Peake - Published on February 9, 2017Read more
With legalization spreading across the US, demand for illicit, Mexican-sourced cannabis has fallen sharply. But smugglers still move product across the border.
Cartel Bust: 6,500 Plants Seized from Illegal Oregon OperationGage Peake - Published on June 30, 2016Read more
An illegal cannabis growing operation in rural Yamhill County, Ore., resulted in an arrest and the seizure of plants worth around $9 million.