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Full-Time U.S. Cannabis Jobs to Top 175,000, Increasing 34%, in 2019

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Earlier this week, an economic report projected global cannabis sales to increase to 36% in 2019, with dramatic growth expected over the next five years, thanks to an expansion of existing markets and future ones not open just yet. That new business growth is good for companies, investors, consumers, tax collectors, and employees. Not surprisingly,

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Swiss Cannabis Sales Shattering Records

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When the International Cannabis Business Conference teamed up with CannaTrade and made its first visit to Zurich this year, it was evident that Switzerland’s experience legalizing cannabis, albeit with a 1% THC limit, has been a success. The innovative country legalized cannabis with limited amounts of THC in 2011 and decriminalized possession soon thereafter, and

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Forbes: U.S. Falling Behind in the Global Cannabis Market

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The U.S. cannabis community just won a few more electoral victories and the next congressional session is looking better than ever, with more members of Congress (finally) agreeing with the 2/3 of Americans that support legalization, so the future is looking bright. Donald Trump has even signaled that he’s inclined to vote for the STATES

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Donald Trump to Replace Jeff Sessions with Chris Christie?

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Folks can move in and out of favor with Donald Trump rather quickly. Jeff Sessions was rewarded for being Trump’s first U.S. Senate endorser with an Attorney General appointment, but he was relegated to the doghouse for recusing himself from overseeing Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russia interfering with the 2016 election. Sessions was then ousted

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Nevada’s Cannabis Tax Revenue Far Exceeds Expectations

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In what has been a common occurrence in the United States, a state with legalized cannabis commerce has far exceeded initial projections as Nevada’s first-year of regulated sales has been an indisputable financial success. Nevada follows in the footsteps of states like Colorado, Washington, and Oregon that have all generated more revenue than government estimates.

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U.S. Needs to Change Cannabis Border Policy

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After a wonderful trip to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada for an epic International Cannabis Business Conference, I heard a number of stories from Canadians about horror stories at the United States border. With Canada legalizing cannabis officially this October 17th, following the historic passage of the Cannabis Act, the U.S. needs to change its cannabis

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