CBD awareness is going up, but this is not reflected in sales, says Brightfield Group

According to Brightfield Group (see infographic below), in Q4 of 2020, cannabidiol (CBD) experienced an increase in awareness. In Q3, only four brands had at least 20% consumer awareness, which increased to 14 brands in Q4, with nearly all the top CBD brands in the U.S. having over 10% awareness. However, despite the increase in awareness, purchasing and loyalty have […]

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Medical cannabis telemedicine platform NuggMD debuts Connecticut services

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Home Fairfield Medical cannabis telemedicine platform NuggMD debuts Connecticut services Medical cannabis telemedicine platform NuggMD debuts Connecticut services NuggMD, a medical cannabis telemedicine platform, is launching its services in Connecticut. Gov. Ned Lamont’s Executive Order 7L from March 2020 enables state residents to receive their medical marijuana evaluation via telemedicine for the duration of the Covid-19 emergency. NuggMD’s physicians are […]

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A Top Cannabis Executive Says This Is When U.S. Marijuana Companies Will Likely Trade on Major Exchanges | The Motley Fool

If you want to invest in a multistate cannabis operator, the only way you can do so is by going outside of the major exchanges, where listing rules allow them to trade. Marijuana remains illegal at the federal level in the U.S., which prevents companies like Curaleaf Holdings (OTC:CURLF) and Trulieve Cannabis (OTC:TCNNF) from listing on either the New York Stock […]

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Cannabis Compound Inhibits COVID-19 Replication in Human Lung Cells, Study Says

In a study undergoing peer review, the CBD compound from cannabis has been found to stop COVID-19 replication in lung epithelial cells, suggesting the plant medicine holds yet another astounding quality. Furthermore, observational data from patients who were taking CBD before they were tested for coronavirus showed that its use was associated with a significantly lower infection incidence rate than […]

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Menendez Introduces Bipartisan Marijuana Insurance Bill as More States Enact Cannabis Laws – Insider NJ

  Menendez Introduces Bipartisan Marijuana Insurance Bill as More States Enact Cannabis Laws       U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ), a senior member of the Senate Banking Committee and chairman of the subcommittee that oversees the insurance industry, today announced the introduction of bipartisan legislation that ensures legal marijuana and related businesses have access to comprehensive and affordable insurance […]

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Michigan marijuana smokers called upon to judge this year’s High Times Cannabis Cup – mlive.com

4 High Times Cannabis Cup opens judging to public. Facebook Share Twitter Share Marijuana enthusiasts have long turned to High Times magazine and its Cannabis Cup to learn about top cannabis products, and now the competition is turning to Michiganders for help deciding its winners. The Cannabis Cup started in Amsterdam, Netherlands in 1988 as an international competition recognizing some […]

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Potential Changes At NJ’s Cannabis Commission May Pose New Stumbling Block To Legalization – Gothamist

Nearly a month after Governor Phil Murphy signed laws legalizing cannabis for sale in New Jersey, the commission in charge of ushering in the new industry has yet to be officially created, possibly delaying when marijuana can legally be sold in the Garden State. Sources say the reason for the hold-up is because the governor’s office is grappling with a […]

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