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Cannabis Industry Growth

Cannabis Industry Growth

While cannabis is still illegal at a federal level, states are warming up to the industry. Medical marijuana programs are available in most states and recreational marijuana is following right behind. Cannabis may be the next big legal substance…the growth is exciting. Canada has finally legalized marijuana and sales more than doubled in 2018 over […]

Canadian Cannabis – What’s the Buzz for 2019?

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Canada is the second country to legalize recreational marijuana in late 2018, but the complexity of the national legal supply chain is causing major shortages. Health Canada is responsible for regulatory approval, but there has been a huge backlog leaving retailers with only a fraction of the promised products for sale. This shortage is likely […]

Delivery Drivers Targeted for Cannabis Crackdown in California

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San Diego remains a risky place to courier cannabis without a state and local license, more folks learned this October. Authorities announced the arrest of two people they suspect ran Leaf Life delivery service out of their home, seizing 50 pounds of products, and $3,500 in cash. San Diego might lead the state in delivery busts — […]

Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in New York Would Usher in New Era

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New York — In all likelihood, New York will legalize recreational marijuana during the next legislative session. This sea-change will demand a regulatory scheme up to the task. On one hand, the regime should cabin the risks associated with legalizing a drug that affects people’s mental states and abilities to drive. But on the other […]

The 3 Biggest Hurdles to Legalizing Marijuana in the United States

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The 3 Biggest Hurdles to Legalizing Marijuana in the United States Here’s what would need to happen for the federal government to change its tune on cannabis. Sean Williams (TMFUltraLong) Aug 26, 2018 at 11:41AM The marijuana industry is seemingly budding before our eyes.To our south, Mexico wound up legalizing medical marijuana in June 2017. Meanwhile, […]

Company Aims to Spray its DNA All Over Your Legal Weed

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Company Aims to Spray its DNA All Over Your Legal Weed You may notice that we use the hashtag #pesticidesnotincluded on social media and even on some of our packaging because we take great pride in the way that we cultivate cannabis and in the results that we consistently harvest. Unfortunately, some growers do not take that same level […]

California Study Proves Once Again That Legal Weed for Adults Means Less Weed for Kids

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California Study Proves Once Again That Legal Weed for Adults Means Less Weed for Kids An in-depth survey of California’s kids has once again reaffirmed that youth cannabis use goes down when adult cannabis use is legalized. For today’s teens, it seems that weed going mainstream is like seeing their dad try to Whip & […]

Weed in New Jersey: New Bills Focus on Legalization, Social Justice

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States have been ending cannabis prohibition since 2012, but it’s only recently that states are tackling social justice in the same policy. More states and municipalities, like California, are passing legislation to expunge criminal records for those with prior cannabis possession convictions, reversing the reality those individuals face when applying for employment, social benefits, even housing. […]

International Cannabis and Billion-Dollar Buzz at Toronto’s MJBizCon

the most professionally-run conferences I’ve attended, with a truly international approach to exploring the cannabis industry, from Israeli research labs to Latin American business opportunities

International Cannabis and Billion-Dollar Buzz at Toronto’s MJBizCon HARRISON JORDAN August 21, 2018 (Photo courtesy of Keoni Viriyapunt) Recent years have brought an array of cannabis gatherings to Canada, led by the annual cavalcade of the Lift Expo, O’Cannabiz, and Grow Up cannabis conferences. But this past week brought a new conference to our country, helmed by the US-based trade […]

As One Marijuana IPO Gets Set To Report, Another Is Actually Profitable

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As One Marijuana IPO Gets Set To Report, Another Is Actually Profitable Reprints BILL PETERS 8/24/2018 Tilray (TLRY), the first pure-play marijuana IPO to hit a major U.S. exchange, reports second-quarter results on Tuesday, as another IPO gets set to join the growing list of marijuana stocks. Tilray Earnings Wall Street expects Tilray to report a per-share loss […]