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Marijuana Mega Merger Joins US, Canadian, Dutch Cannabis Companies

Cannabis mega-mergers continue to be forged at a stunning clip, as this week three highly influential names in legal weed combined forces to create a global marijuana monolith like no other. The triad includes US-based Organa Brands, Canadian group Canopy Growth Corporation, and Netherlands-based Green House Seed Company. The partnership will see the current leaders […]

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MJBizCon 2017: The Scene, The Science And All The Stuff

As the doors of the Las Vegas Convention Center opened for MJBizCon 2017, the monthslong drum roll for the cannabis industry’s largest-ever trade show came to a deafening head. Growers, investors and a variety of service providers swarmed the exhibit hall, creating traffic jams through the maze of more than 650 exhibits. We had conveyed […]

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Pot Project Management: Black Market Skills Pull in the Green

The green rush is officially on. It’s on in pot shops all over Western USA, with dispensaries outperforming even the most liberal profit projections, turning chronic green into mountains of gold. It’s on at the retail level nationwide, where loads of marijuana gadgets and accessories are hitting the shelves with increasing frequency — wowing consumers, […]

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South Africa’s Dagga Couple: Cannabis Crusaders Campaigning For Consumption, Cultivation

It was a police raid that first turned Jules Stobbs and Myrtle Clarke into cannabis activists. In 2010, law enforcement officers raided the home shared by British naval officer-turned-greensman Stobbs, and art director Clarke, where they found dagga, as the herb is commonly known in South Africa. Because the amount exceeded 115 grams, the two […]

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The Holy Land’s Pot Industry Booms, Plans Global Medical Exports With World’s Largest Grow Op

For more than half a century, US growers have been on the cutting edge of creating high-grade cannabis, with the primary goal of achieving ever-greater potency and complexity of highs. But in that time, while legal pot has reached a tipping point of popularity in the US market, longstanding federal prohibition has meant that very […]

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