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The Present and Future of Cannabis Social Clubs in Barcelona

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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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2019: The European “Year of Cannabis”

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There are clearly “banner years” for the modern age of cannabis reform that can be marked, by canna-historians, in different regions, states and countries. The turning of the century marked the beginning of constitutional protections for reasonable access to medicinal cannabis for approved patients (see Canada). In the second decade of the century, this watershed…

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CBD Moves More Mainstream with Super Bowl In-Stadium Ads

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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

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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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ICBC Founder Alex Rogers Talks Cannabis on the Hacker Noon Podcast

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As the global cannabis industry heats up around the world, Alex Rogers, the founder and CEO of the International Cannabis Business Conference, has been a sought after voice to discuss the state of the industry and its prospects for the future. As someone that foresaw the potential for the worldwide movement before most, it makes…

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San Francisco 49er Great Joe Montana Invests in Cannabis

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The Super Bowl is coming up and one of the all-time clutch Super Bowl quarterbacks, Joe Montana, has made huge news by announcing his investment in the cannabis industry. Football players subject their bodies to a massive amount of punishment, so it shouldn’t be a surprise to see football players join the cannabis industry, but…

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New Zealand Moves Forward with Cannabis Cultivation License

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Just one month after New Zealand announced plans to potentially legalize recreational cannabis during the country’s general election in 2020, one company has been given a license to cultivate 16 strains of cannabis. This includes both CBD and THC strains of the plant. The company, Hikurangi Cannabis Company, based in Ruatoria, just received an amendment…

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Damian Marley: Interviewee and Party Host at ICBC Barcelona!

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Virtually everyone knows about Bob Marley, whose musical and activist legacy lives on today, and will resonate throughout history. Marley’s music and calls for freedom are important to so many people and his vast legacy is carried on by his family. The International Cannabis Business Conference is so pleased and humbled that Damian Marley, Bob’s…

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Senior Cannabis Clubs in California Flourishing

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Historically, older Americans have been the most skeptical demographic regarding cannabis legalization. While younger voters are still more likely to support ending prohibition, the times they are a-changin’ as senior citizens are more likely than ever to support legal cannabis and use the substance medicinally. A couple of senior citizens clubs in California are living examples…

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