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Senator Jeff Merkley to Welcome ICBC Portland Attendees

Jeff Merkley

While Senator Jeff Merkley, unfortunately, cannot make it in person to the International Cannabis Business Conference in Portland, Oregon, this September 27th-28th, due to his senatorial duties in Washington, D.C., the ICBC is so pleased that he’s agreed to welcome attendees with a video message. Senator Merkley has proven to be a bold, progressive public…

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Portugal Legalizes Medical Cannabis, Must Improve Law Soon

Porto, Portugal

Portugal has been a leader in reforming the failed War on Drugs, decriminalizing the personal use of all drugs back in 2001. By all accounts, ending draconian Drug War penalties and treating drug use as a health care issue, instead of a criminal justice issue, has been a raging success for Portugal. Despite a progressive…

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Canadian Company Province Brands Brews First Cannabis Beer

Big Alcohol and canabis

It’s clear that Canada has been leading the global cannabis market in many regards. Starting with a federal medical marijuana policy that has allowed Canadian companies to export to other nations and have the revenue to expand operations in nations around the world, including the United States, and even get listed on the Nasdaq and…

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Canadian Cannabis Company Set to Be First U.S. Marijuana IPO

Tilray Cultivation Room

Cannabis companies are achieving mainstream milestone after milestone and Canada’s legal industry deserves a ton of the credit. We’ve already seen large alcohol companies invest in the marijuana market, as well as Canada’s largest grocery chains, and two Canadian cannabis companies (Canopy Growth and Cronos) listed on the United States stock markets. Now, another financial…

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Spannabis and ICBC Announce March 2019 Superconference

icbc spannabis barcelona

The International Cannabis Business Conference is joining forces with Spannabis, Europe’s top cannabis expo, to form a super-conference that begins March 14th in Barcelona, Spain. For more than fifteen years, Spannabis has been the world’s biggest cannabis trade show while the ICBC in just five years has become the world’s premier B2B cannabis networking event for entrepreneurs and…

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Watch ICBC MC Ngaio Bealum on Netflix’s Cooking on High

Ngaio

The International Cannabis Business Conference is designed to help those in the industry thrive and providing important information and key networking opportunities are a heart of the success of the ICBC. However, keeping people engaged and entertained is also a very important element. Helping vault the ICBC into global prominence has been cannabis comic and…

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ICBC Vancouver Early Bird Ticket Sales End Tomorrow!

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With the Canadian Senate set to vote on cannabis legalization this Thursday and licensed sales expected to begin in a few months, it is clear that the Canadian cannabis industry is about to boom beyond any marijuana market yet. As we have seen across the globe, progress begets progress, so we can expect other nations…

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Big Alcohol Making Big Moves in the Canadian Cannabis Market

For years, cannabis legalization activists heard stories about how Big Tobacco companies were poised to sell marijuana as they already had the infrastructure to cultivate the plant and package pre-rolls on a massive scale. After reformers had success in the 1970s decriminalizing personal use, some American tobacco execs did their due diligence to research the possibility…

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California Launches Online Portal for Cannabis Businesses

CannaBizFile

Alex Padilla, the Secretary of State of California, just made an important announcement in advance of the closely-approaching January 1st embarkation date for legal adult-use cannabis in California. The Secretary of State launched a new website called Cannabizfile, in order to help streamline the process for cannabis business licensing in the country’s biggest economy for…

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The Threshold for Accepting Cannabis as Medicine

Canntelligence

                                           Dr. Jokūbas Žiburkus, PhD for CANNTELLIGENCE When it comes to accepting that natural substances and plant extracts contain medicinal properties, disparate opinions remain the norm. As it pertains to cannabis, anecdotal evidence of how…

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