Deeply discounted bud is on the menu in California, but you need to act fast to cash in on the cheap weed. Regulations being phased in six months after the state broadly legalized marijuana require that pot sold after Saturday meet strict quality standards, so retailers unloading untested inventory are offering blowout prices. Deep discounts on everything from edibles to joints reflect the last days of the heady first phase of legal recreational pot. They could be followed by empty shelves as many stores scramble to restock with properly tested and packaged products. "You can smell it. There's a certain desperation from stores that bought too much and they have to dump it," said John Atari, CEO of Source Cannabis Farms, a licensed cultivator in Los Angeles. "There's going to be a big shortage of clean product come July 1." On Jan. 1, California and its population of nearly 40 million people became a "recreational marijuana" state. A majority (58 percent) of Americans, or more than … [Read more...] about Bargain basement bud: Pot shops cut prices ahead of new rules
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Brian Melley, Associated Press Updated 1:36 am, Wednesday, June 27, 2018 Now Playing: California marijuana shops are selling untested pot at bargain prices ahead of strict quality and safety standards. Beginning July 1, all cannabis for sale must meet these standards or be destroyed. (June 27) Media: Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bargain basement bud is on the menu in California, but you need to act fast to cash in on the cheap weed. Regulations being phased in six months after the state broadly legalized marijuana require that pot sold after Saturday meet strict quality standards, so retailers unloading untested inventory are offering blowout prices. Deep discounts on everything from edibles to joints reflect the last days of the heady first phase of legal recreational pot. They could be followed by empty shelves as many stores scramble to restock with properly tested and packaged products. "You can smell it. There's a certain desperation from … [Read more...] about California pot shops slash prices ahead of new testing rules
If you've been waiting for a price cut before plunking down your hard-earned cash to buy an unlocked BlackBerry Passport, tonight we have some good news. For a limited time only, those in the U.S. and Canada can buy the top-of-the-line 'Berry for $499 USD and $599 CAD, respectively. The prices reflect a discount of $50 USD in the states and $100 CAD in Canada. The deals are available directly from BlackBerry's own ShopBlackBerry website.Just in case you've forgotten the specs, the BlackBerry Passport is equipped with a 4.5-inch screen with a 1:1 aspect ratio and a 1440 x 1440 resolution. A Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC is under the hood, carrying a quad-core 2.2GHz CPU and the Adreno 330 GPU. 3GB of RAM is inside along with 32GB of internal storage. The 128GB capacity microSD slot is available for those requiring additional memory. A 13MP camera graces the back of the unit and features OIS, and a front-facing 2MP shooter is ready to snap your selfies. A 3450mAh battery keeps the lights … [Read more...] about Unlocked BlackBerry Passport price cut by BlackBerry in Canada and the U.S.
If you missed last week’s Sonos One deal, you’re in luck. The sale only lasts as long as promotional stock is available, and it’s a minor miracle that there are still speakers left at the $349 price tag. If you’re looking for a gift for a tech-savvy special someone for Valentine’s Day, pick up a pair of speakers and hold onto that extra $50. Sonos isn’t the only brand marking down some of its most popular products. Amazon is offering a great deal for cord-cutters right now. The All-New Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD and an Alexa-enabled remote is on sale for more than 20 percent off and you can throw in an HD antenna with the bundle for just $15 more. These deals only last until Sunday, February 4th at 11:59PM EST so act fast. JUST IN Echo Spot at Amazon for $114.99 (usually $129.99). This deal is available until Monday, February 5th at 2:59AM EST. Amazon Echo at Amazon for $84.99 (usually $99.99). This deal is available until Monday, February 5th at … [Read more...] about Sonos One smart speaker sale, Fire TV discounts and the best Valentine’s Day tech deals
Valentine’s Day is four days away, and if you need to get a gift for someone special in your life and haven’t yet, it’s crunch time. Amazon is already a major go-to when it comes to last-minute gifts with its free two-day shipping for Prime members, but now it’s slashed prices on a number of its major devices, so you can get a present at a discount and get it quickly. If you’re not in the market for an Amazon device, other retailers are offering some really nice discounts on Bluetooth headphones. Anker brand Zolo headphones are being marked down on Amazon, Bose’s truly wireless SoundSport is on sale and all sorts of Beats models are down to the lowest price we’ve seen in a while. If you’re feeling romantic, pick up a Fujifilm Instant Film Camera to capture your amorous evening or start a little love garden with your partner and one of our favorite gifts, the Click and Grow Smart Garden. If you’re not, get some of those … [Read more...] about Amazon devices, Beats by Dre headphones, and more Valentine’s Day discounts