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Cannabis Code of Ethics 101: Why You Should Never Talk To The Cops

It pains me to admit that within the cannabis industry, I’ve seen people do many terrible things to one another. Until the arrival of statewide and nationwide legalization, such as that of California and Canada, our industry was an unregulated anarchist black market, attracting a high percentage of reckless people who don’t play by any […]

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As Nevada Thrives After One Year Of Recreational Cannabis Sales, Massachusetts Still Waits To Launch

Both Massachusetts and Nevada voted to legalize recreational sales of cannabis in November 2016. Twelve months after the first retail marijuana stores began sales in Nevada, the state’s 61 dispensaries are on pace to sell upward of $410 million in cannabis products. The Nevada tax department has taken in more than $55 million in revenue […]

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How Legalization Changed My Budtender Job — For The Worse

Valentine’s Day marks an occasion filled with saccharine Hallmark cards and the overcapitalization of love. The dispensary I worked at opened its business to recreational cannabis consumers on Valentine’s Day of this year. The line to purchase weed was so long that it stretched out the front door and wrapped around the building. The reactions […]

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Vermont Becomes First Grow-Friendly State To Legalize Cannabis Via State Legislature

The Green Mountain State is about to get a whole lot greener. Vermont has become the first state to legalize cannabis through the state legislature rather than citizen referendum on an election ballot. On January 10, Vermont legislature approved a bill to legalize recreational cannabis, making it the third New England state and overall ninth […]

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First Medical Cannabis Cultivation Licenses Awarded In Colombia: But What Does It Mean For Small-Scale Growers?

In 2015, Colombia legalized medical marijuana — but it’s actually been legal to cultivate up to 20 plants for personal use since Law 30 was enacted in 1986. President Juan Manuel Santos signed the medical marijuana bill into law two years ago, with the Ministry of Health and Social Protection responsible for writing regulations and […]

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