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Marijuana Business

Study: Cannabis Dispensaries Associated With Drop In Localized Crime

The opening of regulated cannabis retailers is associated with a decrease in localized criminal activity, according to data published in the journal Regional Science and Urban Economics. A pair of senior economists affiliated with the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia assessed the local effects of retail dispensaries on neighborhood crime in Denver, Colorado. They determined, [read more]

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Marijuana Business

Pasha Brands Signs Over 100 Micro-Cultivator Supply Contracts

Pasha Brands Ltd. (“Pasha“) (CSE: CRFT) (OTC:CRFTF) (FSE:ZZD), North America’s largest craft cannabis brand house, is delighted to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, BC Craft Supply Co. Ltd (“BC Craft“), has signed over 100 micro-cultivator applicants (“Micros“) across Canada to date. Once licensed, a Micro can produce approximately 500 kilograms of dried flower per [read more]

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Marijuana Legalization

Washington, DC Mayor Signs Order Expanding Workplace Protections For Cannabis Consumers

Mayor Muriel Bowser signed an order on Tuesday clarifying legal protections for certain District employees who consume cannabis while away from the job. The new rules apply to all District government agencies under the direct administrative authority of the Mayor. Under the rules, many would-be employees will no longer face pre-employment drug [read more]