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420-Friendly Fiestas For Fall: The Ultimate Autumnal Escape

Surrounded by the growing fever pitch of global conglomerate interest coming from so many other industries, the stakes continue to mount for anything and everything that touches cannabis. Indeed, the cannabis industry continues to punch through full legalization while facing so many obstacles, including corporate intrusion from big-money sectors eager to strike it rich in […]

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Pot Pro Predicts Europe To Be Prime Medical Marijuana Market

Cannabis Capital Convention In Amsterdam: ‘Europe Will Be A Medical Market First’

The iconic, ultra-modern building of the EYE Filmmuseum in Amsterdam played host the first ever conference specifically aimed at cannabis investors based in the Netherlands. In late September, the Cannabis Capital Convention brought together investment analysts and pioneering entrepreneurs from the legal cannabis industry. Cannabis business conferences are still a rare sight in Europe. While […]

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Law & Border: Here’s How To Safely Cross The US Border If You Work In Canadian Cannabis

UPDATE: US Customs and Border Protection has updated its late-September statement, noting that Canadians who work in the legal cannabis industry in their country are free to cross the US border. “A Canadian citizen working in or facilitating the proliferation of the legal marijuana industry in Canada, coming to the U.S. for reasons unrelated to […]

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Patent Profiteers: Could Jamaican Lion Save The Cannabis Industry From Patent Trolls?

From its initial planning in 1984 through to its conclusion in 2003, a global community of scientists collaborated on the largest undertaking of scientific research in history: The Human Genome Project (HGP). The US National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) compares achieving this feat of mapping the entire human genome to the Apollo moon landing. […]

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Green State: How Legalized Cannabis Will Change With The Passing Of The STATES Act

Members of Congress appear to be growing increasingly confident that the Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States Act, or the STATES Act, could pass as soon as next year. This bipartisan bill, sponsored by Senators Cory Gardner (R–CO) and Elizabeth Warren (D–MA) in the Senate, with a companion bill introduced in the House by […]

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The Joe Rogan Experience

Tsk Tsk, Musk: SpaceX Billionaire Cops Blunt-Force Flak

On September 6, Tesla co-founder and CEO Elon Musk was filmed smoking weed during a live podcast recording of The Joe Rogan Experience. The interview lasted for two and a half hours. “Yeah, I think I tried one once,” Musk said while laughing, right before he inhaled a blunt — cannabis wrapped in tobacco leaves […]

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The Florida Project: What’s In Store For The Sunshine State In 2019

The Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative was passed by Florida voters during the 2016 electoral session. Amendment 2 allowed qualified patients permissible access to low-THC and CBD medicines. Once this amendment was passed, state legislators and lobbyists worked out the details of implementation, creating rules for cultivation and distribution for what’s expected to be the […]

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