Tag: Covid-19

Why COVID Might Lead To Legal Weed Nationwide

With many businesses shuttered nationwide in response to the ongoing pandemic, states and cities are facing mounting budget shortfalls. The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities has recently estimated that state coffers will fall 15% below spending in the current fiscal year with 25% budget shortfalls to be seen in 2021. In Oregon, state officials […]

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Massachusetts To Reopen Rec Shops for Curbside Delivery

Most legal states and the cannabis industry have been heavily impacted by the current COVID-19 pandemic, especially Massachusetts as they were the only state with legal cannabis to close recreational cannabis stores due to COVID-19 concerns. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced on Monday that recreational marijuana stores are due to reopen on May 25 for curbside delivery only as […]

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Could Cannabis Terpenes Boost COVID Immunity?

Once again, we’ve got to begin with a disclaimer. This post, like some posts we shared last week, discusses the state of the science related to cannabis and COVID-19. Preliminary studies suggest that there may be some benefit, with regards to protection against COVID-19 infection, from some compounds found within cannabis. This is fascinating research […]

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Could Vape Related Illnesses Be Covid?

Though it feels like an infinity ago, surely remember the boom in mysterious vaping related death and illness that cropped up last year. The medical consensus that generally emerged suggested that most – though not all – of those illnesses (broadly referred to as EVALI, or E-Cigarette and Vaping Associated Lung Injury) were related to […]

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Massachusetts Cannabis Storefronts Closed For Two Weeks

Written by Sheena Beronio The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission halted all recreational cannabis retail stores for two weeks, via a Summary Cease and Desist Order. This order is in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic. The 42 recreational cannabis sector, as well as the 14 adult-use-only cannabis retailers, which weren’t licensed for medical marijuana sales, […]

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