The 10 Biggest Cannabis Industry News you missed, June 2023 Edition.

The 10 Biggest Cannabis Industry News you missed, June 2023 Edition.

Welcome to the June 2023 edition of our cannabis industry news blog. This month, we'll be exploring the top ten cannabis industry news stories from the past month. This blog post will dive into the most important news stories from the past month and explain what they mean for the cannabis industry and 420 lifestylers. So, buckle up and get ready to explore the latest and greatest news in the cannabis world.

Remember, if you have an interest in the cannabis industry, whether you are a retailer, consumer, or simply curious, then get comfortable and prepare to enjoy a good reading. Let's dive in!

Maryland cannabis legalization begins: Here's what you need to know.

Exciting news for Maryland! Starting July 1, adults can finally dive into the world of legal cannabis in the Old Line State. With nearly one hundred existing medical marijuana providers ready to offer a wide range of products like flower, edibles, vapes, and more, the possibilities are endless for anyone over 21. While Maryland officials have been hard at work to ensure a smooth transition to recreational cannabis, it's natural for both residents and visitors to have plenty of questions. Let's explore this new frontier together!

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Revolutionizing Customer Relations: Unique Strategies of Cannabis Brands

As the cannabis industry continues to flourish, prepare for some thrilling new strategies to boost the customer experience and firmly establish cannabis brands in popular culture. Just take a look at the recent Spirited Hall of Flowers event in Santa Rosa, California! It's undeniable that cannabis is leaving its mark on mainstream pop culture. But here's the catch: despite the progress, many brands, especially in California, still face obstacles like societal stigma and strict advertising restrictions. It's a tough battle, but we're in this together!

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NFL Is Putting More Money Into Research On CBD As An Opioid Alternative For Players With Concussions

Exciting news from the National Football League (NFL) and its players union! They have joined forces once again to provide funding for independent research on the therapeutic benefits of CBD. This research aims to explore CBD as a potential alternative to opioids for pain treatment, specifically for players dealing with concussions. A game-changing initiative that prioritizes player well-being and seeks innovative solutions.

Full Story HERE 

Pot Use Lower Among Illinois Teens Who Live Near Medical Dispensaries

Did you know? Recent research conducted by the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign reveals an interesting correlation. It suggests that teenagers residing in Illinois zip codes with medical cannabis dispensaries are actually less likely to have used marijuana. According to Illinois News Bureau, approximately 18.3% of youths in these areas reported cannabis use in the previous year, compared to 22.4% in zip codes without such businesses. Fascinating findings, indeed!

Full Story HERE 

So The Father, So The Son...

As Father's Day approaches, we caught up with Rohan Marley, an entrepreneur, former pro athlete, and visionary. Known for having the ultimate dad, Bob Marley, Rohan shared insights on how his father has influenced his life. Their conversation was real and heartfelt, from football to weed and everything in between. Rohan also had a special message for his dad and all fathers. Full Story HERE 

New Report Examines Pre-roll Industry Growth

Custom Cones USA partnered with cannabis data company Headset to publish a white paper about product popularity among its customers. Entitled "The State of the Pre-Roll Industry," the report explores multiple facets of pre-rolls, from rising sales growth to generation interest and methods of creation, packing, and more. Full Story HERE 

Connecticut: Law Change Permitting Adults to Home Cultivate Cannabis Takes Effect on Saturday

Starting this Saturday, July 1st, 2022, individuals aged 21 years or older can legally grow personal use quantities of cannabis at home! According to the law, you can personally cultivate up to six marijuana plants, with a maximum of three being mature and ready for harvest at any given time. This new legislation aims to empower individuals to exercise their rights while ensuring responsible cultivation practices. So get ready to begin on a rewarding journey of personal cannabis cultivation. Happy growing! Full Story HERE 

Why Does Music Sound So Good When You're Stoned?

Imagine this: you're at a concert, feeling the euphoria of being high, or maybe you're relaxing, enjoying your favorite music while indulging in some cannabis. You know what's amazing? Music is better on weed. It's already awesome, but with THC in your system, it's like a whole new world opens up. You start noticing fresh sonic layers, hidden meanings in lyrics and even tracks you've heard a thousand times become a thrilling discovery once again. But have you ever wondered about the magic behind this extraordinary relationship between music and cannabis? Let's dive in and find out!

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Opinion: Why MSOs should embrace hemp-derived delta-9 THC products

Imagine this: selling real cannabis edibles in traditional grocery, convenience, and liquor stores across dozens of states, completely free from the constraints of local marijuana laws and regulations. It's a game-changing opportunity for cannabis companies to reach millions of consumers who would never enter a marijuana retailer. Surprisingly, the biggest players in the MJ space seem too scared to seize this golden opportunity. What are we talking about? Delta-9 THC products derived from hemp. Brace yourself for a groundbreaking revolution!

Full Story HERE

Marijuana Is Safer Than Alcohol And Cigarettes—And Is Less Addictive Than Technology—Americans Say In New Survey

According to a new American Psychiatric Association (APA) and Morning Consult poll, Americans view marijuana as significantly less dangerous and addictive than cigarettes, alcohol, opioids, and even technology. Only 38 percent of respondents considered marijuana "very or somewhat unsafe." These findings challenge the traditional perceptions surrounding cannabis and highlight the evolving attitudes toward its use.

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And there you have it! From groundbreaking research to industry growth and shifting perceptions, the cannabis landscape is evolving spectacularly. As we close out our monthly roundup, remember that these stories are not just news reports but pathways toward a more enlightened and inclusive future where cannabis plays an integral role. We're excited to journey with you through these changing times, unveiling the wonders of cannabis one month at a time. Stay tuned, stay informed, and, most importantly, stay leafy!

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Thanks for reading, fam! And we'll see you next month with more industry news!

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