Marijuana cultivators in Vermont tap into opportunity for tourism, events

October 27, 2023 · MJ Biz Daily

Vermont is a small farming state, so it’s no surprise that recreational marijuana regulations included multiple license types for small cannabis farms to foster a craft ethos in the market’s burgeoning adult-use industry, which launched Oct. 1, 2022. Like other small farmers in the Green Mountain State, marijuana cultivators face a daunting climate of suppressed wholesale prices, inflation and high taxes. Unlike their peers, many small cannabis farmers seem largely unaware of the opportunity Vermont offers license holders to diversify… Read more.

Marijuana Farmers Market Opens Alongside New York State Fair

August 24, 2023 ·

The New York State Fair kicked off on Wednesday, and for the first time ever, attendees have the chance to browse—and buy—marijuana products from nearly a dozen local growers at a cannabis farmers market being held in conjunction with the event. The so-called Great New York State Cannabis Showcase technically isn’t part of the state fair, but the pop-up exhibition and market will run concurrently from August 23 through September 3. It’s located less than a mile from the fairgrounds… Read more.

Tourists Are Flocking to Thailand for Cannabis? – Hits Bangkok to Check Out the Thai Weed Scene

July 30, 2023 ·

This Leafly Green Reason Is Why Travelers Are Flocking To Thailand Right Now I just spent a week in Bangkok, Thailand. For several decades, Thailand was among several Asian nations that were notorious for strict drug laws. In several cities around the country, however, the cops often turned a blind eye, focusing on more important crimes. The risk was greater than the reward, as it always is, in many countries in Asia if you do get caught selling, buying, or in possession of drugs.… Read more.

These Are the Most Weed-Friendly Vacation Destinations in the World for Cannabis Lovers, Study Shows

June 24, 2023 · Yahoo!Life

While cannabis used to be entirely illegal in much of the world, today things are changing. Many U.S. states have legalized weed altogether, and other countries are following suit (or are even ahead of us). But with laws constantly changing, planning a vacation as a cannabis aficionado can be stressful. After all, nobody wants to be locked up abroad. Cannabis distribution platform Weedar is looking to make things a little easier with a new guide for U.S. travelers on the most cannabis-friendly… Read more.

This summer, Las Vegas welcomes the first cannabis-friendly hotel

June 19, 2023 ·

The city of Las Vegas has a tumultuous history with marijuana. Anyone over 21 with proper identification can legally purchase cannabis from a dispensary or for recreational use. Although some people may appear to be smoking marijuana openly, public consumption is still only permitted in private homes according to the law. Many hotels are reluctant to participate because they fear losing their gambling licenses if they do not. To qualify for that license, you must maintain an impeccable reputation. According… Read more.

The Ultimate Cannabis-Friendly Travel Guide

June 11, 2023 · Cannabis Now

Summer is the magical time of year when we embark on the thrilling quest of finding the perfect country to explore. If you’re all about that herbaceous adventure, typical wanderlust lists might not deliver the exhilaration you crave. While 23 US states have opened their arms to the wondrous world of weed, it’s easy to forget that not every country is rolling out the welcome mat for cannabis-friendly travel. The last thing you want is to end up in legal… Read more.

New Mexico’s adult-use cannabis sales bolstered by tourism, Texas residents

May 2, 2023 · MJ Biz Daily

Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

It’s been a little more than a year since New Mexico launched adult-use cannabis, with sales topping $300 million during the initial 12 months. The state brought in a record $32 million in recreational sales during March alone and is well on its way to reaching $400 million for 2023, as projected by the 2023 MJBiz Factbook. Large population centers – including Albuquerque, Las Cruces and Santa Fe – are driving much of those sales, according to data from the New Mexico Regulation… Read more.