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Rinus Beintema

‘Robin Hood Of Dutch’ Cannabis Rinus Beintema Talks Battling Police And Sending Product By Post

Former underground grower Rinus Beintema used to supply cannabis to Dutch coffee shops. But after being robbed at gunpoint and discovering the medicinal qualities of the plant, he decided to take a totally different approach. In 2015, he founded Suver Nuver, a cannabis social club that distributes full-plant cannabis oil at a very low price […]

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Massachusetts cannabis

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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Canopy Growth To Bless The Buds Down In Africa With $29 Million Investment

The continent that’s delivered classic strains like Swazi, Red Congolese and Durban Poison is now open for international business. Following a $28.8 million investment, Canadian medical marijuana powerhouse Canopy Growth Corporation has acquired African cannabis producer Daddy Cann Lesotho PTY Ltd., which trades as Highlands and is located in the Kingdom of Lesotho. Now with […]

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Cynthia Nixon

Despite A Temporary Setback In The New York Governor Race, Pro-Cannabis Candidate Cynthia Nixon Vows To Push On

Sex and the City star turned cannabis advocate Cynthia Nixon vowed to continue her run to oust New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D), after losing the party endorsement by 95 percent. Despite her loss, Nixon attended the May 23 Democratic Party State Convention at Long Island’s Hofstra University, telling the gathered press, “I am attending […]

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Here’s Why Only 1% of California Growers Have Obtained A License to Grow

California growers and buyers — who have taken anecdotal note of the disappointing gap in expectations as recreational cannabis rolls out — had their suspicions confirmed recently, when a report by the California Growers Association revealed that less than one percent of the state’s growers have successfully obtained licensure to legally operate their business in […]

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