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Anthony Johnson

The ICBC Combines Cannabis Politics, Business and Culture

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As a veteran of many cannabis conferences over the last 15-plus years, I can honestly state that the International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) is a unique marijuana event like no other. I am proud to help organize the ICBC and plan its curriculum over the years. The San Francisco event […]

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California Marijuana Czar Lori Ajax to Speak at the ICBC in San Francisco

The California cannabis industry will be undergoing a huge overhaul as the state develops and implements new regulations for the state’s medical and recreational systems. The cannabis community will hear a lot about proposed rules over the next year and, unfortunately, a ton of misinformation will filter through the grapevine since […]

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Cannabis Safe Payment Act Could Aid California Tax Collections

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One of the biggest problems in the cannabis industry both old and new, is the issue of money. By that, I mean dealing with large amounts of marijuana inevitably means dealing with large amounts of cash. In a world without regulation, theft and bad business deals have made for a […]

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Henry Rollins to Keynote the ICBC in San Francisco

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The upcoming International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) in San Francisco, will once again display revolutionary, unique thinking by featuring a keynote address by entertainment guru and internationally-famed rockstar Henry Rollins. The informative conference will take place for one day only on Friday, February 17th, but attendees will have the opportunity to mingle […]

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World Health Organization May Reclassify Cannabis Internatioanlly

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Changes to state cannabis policies in the United States over the last twenty years – especially in the last four years – have emboldened independent political states across the world to move forward on their medical and recreational cannabis laws. Pressure from the United States at the international level to […]

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California’s Ever-Changing Rules Make Business Planning Volatile

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Business and cannabis experts agree, California is positioned to be the dominant world market for legal marijuana following the passage of Proposition 64 during the election this past November. While California has had some degree of legal cannabis since 1996, when it passed the country’s first medical cannabis law, Proposition […]

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Germany Health Insurance Providers May Cover Medical Marijuana

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Medical cannabis has seen a rather dramatic political renaissance over the past two decades. Until California passed Proposition 215, there were no states with legal marijuana. Today, 28 states and Washington, D.C., have legal marijuana while medical use has supermajority support among American voters. Medicinal use laws clearly help increase […]

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Düsseldorf, Germany, Moves Forward with Cannabis Legalization

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Cannabis law reform can move at a very rapid pace once the momentum for legalization takes hold. While it can be extremely frustrating that such an obviously failed policy like cannabis prohibition can exist, it is very important for advocates to appreciate the relative speed of our progress and to […]

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Canadian Cannabis Company Purchases German Medical Distributor

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There are signs that cannabis legalization is progressing at a rapid pace are abundant around the globe these days. From electoral victories to cultural milestones to the news that advocates are laying the groundwork for future political success stories all around us. Of course, cannabis legalization is also major economic […]

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