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Stirring The Pot: Here’s What Congress Is Doing For Veterans When It Comes To Cannabis

Congress has long debated the issue of giving veterans access to medical marijuana. Wrangling over different versions of government funding legislation, one bill presently on the table in the Senate would finally allow Veterans Affairs doctors to give vets the certifications they need to access medical marijuana in cannabis-legal states without risking their government benefits, […]

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Genetically Blessed: Jinxproof Genetics Shows How Growers And The Cannabiz Can Do Their Bit For Charity

Ever since cannabis businesses began establishing themselves in state-regulated programs, charitable donations and philanthropy have been a priority for strengthening community ties and removing negative stigmas that have for decades been attached to the industry. But despite the restrictions placed on cannabis organizations when it comes to charitable donations, businesses within our community have continued […]

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Raising Arizona: Subcool Rises From the Ashes To Bring You New Strains, New Extracts

In October 2017, deadly wildfires decimated California. Cannabis seed breeder and cultivator Subcool barely escaped with his life when flames ripped through his Northern California home, destroying everything, including his outdoor garden brimming with flowering cannabis plants, some as big as 10 feet tall. The fire also destroyed Subcool’s collection of rare male and female […]

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Republican Weed Warriors: Conservative Politicians Changing Their Stance On Cannabis

When Donald Trump nominated Jeff Sessions to be attorney general in 2017, a shockwave of panic rippled through the newly minted legalized cannabis industry. Appointing the most anti-cannabis politician on Capitol Hill to the top law enforcement position in the country seemed to be a clear message to cannabis reform advocates and investors: Prepare to […]

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Black Market Philanthropy: How New Regulations Are Shuttering Cannabis Charities In California

As recreational cannabis users in California celebrated their new legal rights to enjoy cannabis, critically ill and financially strained patients prepared to face a new challenge: The charitable donations of free cannabis that enabled their treatment would no longer be allowed. The California cannabis industry is strongly rooted in compassionate giving, and many brands, dispensaries […]

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