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The Fight to Protect Medical Cannabis Continues in Oregon

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The Oregon cannabis system has certainly had its share of successes. Most importantly, people are no longer subjected to unnecessary arrests and citations for using and cultivating personal amounts of cannabis. Also, victims of unjust cannabis laws now have the opportunity to expunge past offenses off of their records. Oh, and the state has generated…

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Big Alcohol Invests in Cannabis Company Canopy Growth

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It’s official. Big business is moving in on the legalization market. Cannabis conspiracy theorists across the nation are congratulating themselves for having gotten something right, and maybe prohibitionist Kevin Sabet is feeling justified (even though he’s clearly on the wrong side of history). Whether it’s a good or bad thing, the new move is a…

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Peruvian Moms Lead the Fight for Medical Cannabis

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Count this week as another win for moms. Following a significant education campaign surrounding the use of cannabis as a treatment for children with epilepsy, the Peruvian Congress showed overwhelming approval for legalizing medical cannabis in the South American country known for more for its significant coca production. The bill sailed through the country’s legislative…

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Morgan Heritage to Perform at the ICBC in Kauai, Hawaii

The International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) always brings the heavyweights, and this December is no exception. I’m excited that a giant act in musical world will be joining the ICBC in beautiful Kauai, Hawaii this December for the conference VIP and After Parties, a five-person performance project who happened to win the 2016 Grammy Award…

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Water Quality Oversight Comes to California’s Cannabis Market

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On Tuesday, California’s State Water Board announced a strict new water policy for the Golden State’s exploding cannabis cultivation in attempt to create environmental standards to guide the immense growth expected over coming years in the industry. According to Patch.com: “The new Cannabis Cultivation Policy establishes statewide requirements that will be implemented through a water…

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Social Media Companies Love and Hate the Cannabis Community

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To say that cannabis entrepreneurs face unique changes in the marketplace could be an understatement. (It definitely is an understatement.) But the truth is, until we fix federal prohibition cannabis businesses are going to subject to arbitrary decisions from major companies in the “legal” marketplace. Btw, “legal” is not a meaningful term in this context….

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Ticket Prices Good Through Nov. 30, 2017

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