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Smugglers Saturdays are Here

Smugglers Saturdays, a slate of new Cannabis events presented by Mr.448Exotics in Buffalo Niagara, are arriving soon for all your local cannabis entertainment needs.  There are going to be three dates with tons of Cannabis vendors, food and drinks, live entertainment, free prizes and raffles, a...


The FLWR CITY CUP is an annual New York State flower competition curated to build community and raise funds for reinvestment in community development initiatives. This year’s Harvest Cup flower competition showcases both CBD and THC varieties grown locally in New York state. Over 60 plus submi...

Siblings Build Hempire in Niagara Falls

Siblings Jim and Kari Bullman have been working to build an enduring cannabis business. A feat not for the faint of heart. From retail stores to cGMP certified facilities, to organic hemp farms, these siblings have navigated the ins and outs of the complex and ever-evolving cannabis industry in New...

Cannabis Smuggling at Ports of Buffalo

CannaBlotter While illegal cannabis smuggling has likely slowed down due to the trucker protests surrounding vaccine mandates in Canada, there is still plenty of illicit cannabis entering the US from our neighbors up north. Take a look at these “bust measurements” in Buffalo Niagara bel...

Legalization: 1 Small Step for Psychonauts

Are Psychedelics Up Next? The legalization of cannabis marks an important step in a larger effort to decriminalize and eventually legalize other drugs. The fascinating world of psychedelics is quickly making its way into public discourse. Just like cannabis, psychedelics (hallucinogens) are Schedul...

First Cannabis Magazine in U.S. was Made in Buffalo

Cannabis use amongst Americans was pretty low in 1937, but that didn’t stop the United States Congress from passing a law prohibiting its consumption. Harry J. Anslinger and his Reefer Madness had transfixed the masses into a furor over Cannabis use and its threat to basic common decency. Outs...

The Blunt Reality of Trademark Registration for Cannabis Marks

With the list of states that have legalized adult-use cannabis continuing to grow, businesses are entering the industry at a rapid pace. However, one of the biggest questions facing these businesses is how to develop and protect their brands within the bounds of conflicting state and federal law.&nb...

NYS Cannabis Licensing Prep

As CannaBuff readers certainly know, 2022 promises to be a huge year for New York State’s adult-use cannabis market.  A year removed from the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA) becoming law, the Empire State’s adult-use framework is finally beginning to take shape.  A...

Cannabis and COVID: Does Cannabis Really Help Treat COVID-19?

As the COVID-19 pandemic has progressed, the global medical and scientific communities alike have sought solutions aimed at preventing the spread of the virus as well as treating those that have been affected, something that has been largely demanded by the general population as we seek a return to...
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