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Pot smokers not more likely to be apathetic or lazy.

“We’re so used to seeing ‘lazy stoners’ on our screens that we don’t stop to ask whether they’re an accurate representation of cannabis users. Our work implies that this is in itself a lazy stereotype.” | learn more and more

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What do you do with a billion grams of surplus weed?

“We have more pot in [Canada] than we can possibly sell. Producers today are sitting on a massive, and predictable, oversupply that is slowly becoming worthless—and that’s going to cost a lot of companies a lot of money.” | learn more

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Amazon’s marijuana request.

“Amazon has told its delivery partners to stop screening applicants for marijuana use, according to Bloomberg. Amazon said screening for marijuana reduces the number of job applicants by 30%. The company said eliminating the requirement increases applications by 400%.” | learn more

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Lobsters can get high

“The impetus for this groundbreaking study: a Maine restaurant that’s famous for hot boxing lobsters. Back in 2018, restaurateur Charlotte Gill of Charlotte’s Legendary Lobster Pound sent the internet into a tizzy when she told a local newspaper that she […]

oh, chicago

The fine line between jail and bail

“A driver who allegedly dragged a Chicago cop for several blocks with her car during a traffic stop in River North this week got out of jail by posting just $5,000 bond after a court hearing, according to court records.” […]

retail therapy

Licked pre-roll joints spark widespread recall

For decades, people have been licking joints to seal them. Now that this is a regulated retail industry, I think it’s fair to expect spit-free product. “Michigan marijuana regulators issued a broad product recall Thursday based on a “confirmed complaint” […]

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Retail cannabis sales compared to other markets

It’s bigger than the NBA’s revenue and approaching the size of the wholesale prescription pain medication market. “With revenue of $10.6 billion-$13 billion in 2019, sales of legal adult-use and medical marijuana in the United States topped spending on sleep […]