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Canada Finalizes Cannabis Edibles, Extracts, & Concentrates Regulations

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Health Canada recently released its final regulations regarding the sale of cannabis-infused edibles, extracts, and concentrates, finally starting to open an expected $2.7 billion dollar business sector this December. Of course, the International Cannabis Business Conference in Vancouver this September 15-16 will have the latest crucial information and tips for industry participants. Prioritizing public safety,…

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Will Joe Biden’s Cannabis Policy Win Four More Years for Donald Trump?

A lot can change in American politics, but the current frontrunner for the Democratic nomination, Joe Biden, has a relatively commanding lead over his rivals. Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Pete Buttigeg, Beto O’Rourke and Cory Booker, haven’t been able to dent the former vice president’s support, but we’ll see how things start to…

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Cannabis Sparks a U.S.-Canadian War for Top Employees

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Canada has gotten a head start on legalization, but the United States is catching up with Illinois becoming the 11th state to end cannabis prohibition. The Great White North has the advantage of a sensible federal policy that allows provides regular banking services to the industry, access to capital, and the ability to transport to…

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House Committee Considering Cannabis Banking & D.C. Commerce Monday

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As the United States moves step by step towards ending federal cannabis prohibition, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government will hear some sensible provisions next week. Two proposals that are common sense to most people have a good chance of passage after years of obstruction from previous congressional leadership: allowing state-regulated…

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France Moves Towards Medical Cannabis Trial Program

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Progressive cannabis law reforms have been moving forward around the globe and Europe has certainly been a hotbed of activity. However, while many nations across the continent, including the Netherlands, Spain, Germany, the UK, Switzerland, among others, have been helping lead the international cannabis community, France has been one nation that has been behind the…

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Watch the 2019 ICBC Zurich Video!

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The International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) finished off its 2019 European trek with a team-up with CannaTrade in Zurich, Switzerland. Immediately establishing itself as the top business-to-business (B2B) cannabis industry event in Switzerland, ICBC Zurich exceeded everyone’s expectations and the entire ICBC team is excited to return to Switzerland next year to build upon this…

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Illinois Legislature Passes Cannabis Legalization! Poised to Be Number 11.

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The Illinois Legislature made history today becoming the second state legislative body to pass a bill repealing cannabis prohibition, joining the great state of Vermont. However, Illinois went one step further than the Green Mountain State by also legalizing regulated cannabis commerce. The historic piece of legislation now heads to Democratic Governor J.B. Pritzker’s desk…

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Cannabis Companies Lobby the FDA to Fully Legalize CBD

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve seen CBD products on the shelves. You’ve probably even heard folks talk about using CBD that you normally wouldn’t suspect, like older relatives or your local postal worker, stating how the cannabinoid eases their arthritic pain or alleviates their anxiety, helping them sleep better. Iconic local businesses,…

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