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Wealth Advisor to CNBC Squawk Box Europe: Invest in Cannabis

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Every place that has legalized cannabis has created new jobs and generated revenue, usually exceeding expectations. As cannabis reforms sweep across the world, we can expect to see more advances by the industry, nation by nation, as countries take a familiar path of decriminalizing personal use, legalizing medical programs, and eventually legalizing for all adults….

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More Progress in Europe as the UK Gets First Cannabis Shipment

Marijuana buds in hand

Less than six weeks after Canopy Growth announced that UK exports were on their agenda this year, a small British start-up, Grow Biotech, has just pulled off one of the first cannabis start-up victories of the year. Namely, they just imported the first bulk batch of medical cannabis into the UK. And not from Canada,…

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Spain, Canada, and Colorado Get Economic Boost from Cannabis Tourism

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It’s no secret that progressive cannabis laws can create jobs and generate revenue for locales that have legalized, regulated, and taxed marijuana. However, less known is the impact that cannabis-related activities can have on the tourism dollars brought in from both travelers that are intentionally seeking out legal cannabis and from visitors that decide to…

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The European Parliament Passes Medical Cannabis Resolution

EU Parliament

Step by step, nation by nation, the cannabis community is making great progress around the world. Some milestones, such as Canada becoming the first G7 nation to end prohibition, are obviously huge landmarks. Other achievements might fly under the radar to most, but will be revealed as greatly influential when we look back upon them….

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The Netherlands, Canada, & Israel Export Cannabis, Is Oregon Next?

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The Netherlands and Canada have been dominating the international cannabis export market, with its companies sending marijuana to lucrative burgeoning markets like Germany. Israel, wisely, just voted to join the export club. The United States is seemingly getting left behind, but a small state with a huge supply of cannabis has advocates and policymakers hoping to…

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The Present and Future of Cannabis Social Clubs in Barcelona

Cannabis Club

European nations’ cannabis laws, much like states within the U.S., vary from country to country. While the U.S. cannabis community is also used to cities treating marijuana use different than a lot of rural areas, the difference in Europe can even be greater. Just about everyone knows about cannabis coffeeshops in Amsterdam, where the Netherland’s…

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CBD Moves More Mainstream with Super Bowl In-Stadium Ads

CBD

Cannabis continues to move more and more mainstream, especially politically, with over 60% support and politicians from Bernie Sanders to Donald Trump signaling support for federal legalization laws. Legally and culturally, we still have a ways to go, as CBS’ rejection of Acreage Holdings’ medical cannabis ad during the Super Bowl demonstrates. However, the cannabis…

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Alex Rogers and Boveda’s Lance Lambert Talk International Cannabis Markets

Alex Rogers Lance Lambert Boveda

International Cannabis Business Conference CEO and Founder Alex Rogers has lived in Europe and now travels throughout the continent to network and research the industry as the ICBC is organizing events in Barcelona, Berlin, and Zurich following its upcoming conference in San Francisco this February 7th-8th. Rogers sat down to discuss the international cannabis scene…

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