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Inside The Battle Over Florida, The Country’s Largest Medical Cannabis Market

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A battle is being waged over Florida’s $1 billion cannabis market. The Sunshine State, which legalized medical marijuana in 2014, is the...

Cannabis Community Says Farewell To Eddy Lepp

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Eddy Lepp, one of California’s most famed medical cannabis activists, passed away last week after a battle with cancer. This week marked the...

Colombian Cannabis Grower Flora to Buy Vape Maker Vessel

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Flora Growth Corp., a Colombian marijuana grower, has agreed to buy U.S. vape-device maker Vessel Brand Inc. for up to $33 million, a deal that...

Small Plot Cannabis Growers Battle Big Bureaucracy

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Despite being legal in many states, marijuana presents a classic David-versus-Goliath case for many Nevada County growers who plowed into the...

Cannabis industry in New Mexico faces big water challenge

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Where some see desert, Cid and Medina Isbell see opportunity. Standing on a plot on their 30-acre property just north of Madrid, they envision a...

Howell Council Votes To Prohibit All Cannabis Businesses In Town

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By a vote of 3-0, the Howell Township Council has adopted an ordinance that prohibits all six types of cannabis businesses that may be licensed to...

Pre-Rolls: The Next Big Trend in Cannabis Smoking

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The cannabis market is far from what it was 10 years ago. Around the same time when the music industry began to embrace the digital world...

Sha'Carri Richardson's Olympic Ban 'Abhorrent' Says Cannabis Council

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The Cannabis Council is the latest prominent voice backing American sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson after she was banned from the Tokyo Summer...

Cannabis Research Center Established at Washington State University

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Washington State University’s early efforts on cannabis research have now grown into a full, multi-disciplinary research center with nearly 100...

Canopy Growth Welcomes Martha Stewart As Official Strategic Advisor

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A world-leading diversified cannabis, CBD and vaporization device company announced the appointment of Martha Stewart as the company’s official...

Cannabis Retail Talks Begin In Ithaca After Legalization

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The only non-voting discussion topic at Wednesday night’s Planning and Economic Development meeting was cannabis retail, amid an agenda that was...

Two Indicted Over Multi-Million Dollar Cannabis Ponzi Scheme

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A federal grand jury has indicted two people -- an Illinois woman and a Georgia man -- for allegedly running a Ponzi scheme that raised an...

Cannabis Businesses Struggle With Bankruptcy In The Absence Of Federal Banking

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It’s well known that marijuana companies cannot avail themselves of the protections afforded by U.S. Bankruptcy Courts. The National Law Review...

Jim Belushi is chasing the magic in cannabis

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I don’t think Jim Belushi was high while we talked on Zoom this week. Instead of a joint, he was puffing on a cigar, but he was still happy and...

Marin County’s Weed History Deserves a Present

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If one were to overlay the history of important moments in cannabis culture onto a map, the Bay Area would find itself circled many times over...

Billionaire Beau Wrigley To Expand Cannabis Company To Illinois

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William “Beau” Wrigley Jr., the scion of the all-American chewing gum fortune synonymous with the city of Chicago, will bring his cannabis company...

Guide To Cannabis Legalization In New York

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New York is the 15th state to legalize recreational cannabis in the US. In the Empire State, recreational marijuana sales could balloon to $7...

New York Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

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After years of stalled attempts, New York State has legalized the use of recreational marijuana, enacting a robust program that will reinvest...
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