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Cannabis Cafes Coming to Oregon, Learn the Latest at the ICBC

Despite legalizing cannabis in 2014, Oregon still has a lot of work left to do regarding marijuana, from doing better to ensure that low-income patients have safe access to automatically expunging old convictions (without making people pay extra money and jumping through unnecessary bureaucratic hoops). Additionally, cannabis cafes and other consumption sites are needed. I’m proud…

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Let’s Help More Drug War Victims Join the Cannabis Industry

Scales of Justice

The economic benefits of the cannabis industry garner a vast majority of the headlines, but those of us that have put in years upon years fighting the Drug War know that keeping people out of prison, along with helping sick and disabled patients, remain the foundation of the legalization movement. Unfortunately, too many victims of…

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The Oregon Coast Experiencing Elevated Cannabis Sales

Oregon coast

The Oregon coast provides breathtaking natural beauty, great seafood, and some of the highest per capita cannabis sales in the state. Local retail stores seem to believe that tourists were a big boost to the market as travellers are stopping in to experience state-legal marijuana from regulated stores, where they know that their products have…

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Congratulations Million-Dollar Pitch Winner, Bella Vista Cannabis!

Canopy pitch winner

Negotiations are still underway as Bella Vista Cannabis has the potential to receive up to $1 million dollars in funding from Canopy Rivers, in collaboration with Canadian cannabis and hemp producer Canopy Growth. Bella Vista Cannabis founder Mike Mathews made his pitch to four “Micro Cannabis, Macro Impact” judges in front of a crowded Sheraton…

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After Epic VIP Party, Vancouver ICBC Program Kicks Off Today!

Vancouver ICBC VIP Party

After another electric VIP party featuring Henry Rollins filled with good vibes and great networking, the International Cannabis Business Conference’s program in Vancouver begins this morning (Monday, June 25th), with a keynote address by Mr. Rollins followed by presentations from top experts across the industry. After a day of learning the latest about the Canadian…

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Vancouver ICBC Kicks Off This Sunday!

Cannabis law reformers and industry participants have a lot of reasons to celebrate and there’s no better place to be than the International Cannabis Business Conference in Vancouver which kicks off with an exclusive VIP party Sunday, June 24th. The iconic Henry Rollins will be on hand to give a speech and meet with party attendees…

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Canadian Cannabis and Beer Markets Starting to Merge

Big Alcohol and canabis

While there is evidence that legal cannabis decreases beer (and alcohol) consumption a bit, it does make a lot of sense for the cannabis and beer industries to be aligned in many ways. For many responsible adults, unwinding with a cold beer and a joint is a great way to unwind from a stressful week…

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San Francisco and San Diego to Expunge Cannabis Convictions, ICBC Will Cover the Latest Developments

Marijuana Justice

Creating jobs and generating revenue garner most of the media headlines, but the most important aspect of legalizing cannabis is simply freedom. A war has been waged upon nonviolent cannabis consumers, a war that has cost too many resources and needlessly ruined lives. Ending criminal penalties against those that choose to consume marijuana is the…

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ICBC & Others Supporting Opportunities in Cannabis for People of Color in California

cannabis plant

Issues of race remain at the top of civic priorities for parties espousing both progressive and regressive policies. Right now, the United States is arguably working through one of its most heated “Come to Jesus” moments about institutional inequality and behaviors of bigotry. A huge part of the discussion for the end of cannabis prohibition…

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Attend the ICBC in San Francisco NEXT WEEK!

Lori Ajax

Next week, on February 1st, the Bay Area event of the year kicks off with International Cannabis Business Conference‘s VIP Reception Networking Party! You love cannabis, you love parties, and you love making money while making the world a better place. As always, ICBC delivers. This year’s San Francisco VIP party brings the original cannabis…

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