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Another Couple Billion Dollars Heads North As MedMen IPO Set For Canada

Score another big, fat zero dollars in the profit column for the US economy, as American cannabis company MedMen Enterprises defects to Canada for its initial public trading. Valued at USD $1.65 billion (C$2.14 billion) before going public on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE), MedMen was looking for greener pastures and fewer government hassles compared […]

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Queen Bee: Meet The Police Officer And US Air Force Vet Turned Cannabis Success Story

She is a former US Air Force veteran, police officer and college professor. But now Burnetta “Bee” Thomas is set to be crowned the new queen of the cannabis industry and potentially the first African-American woman to make a multimillion-dollar fortune from her marijuana-based business. Hailing from Wisconsin, Thomas built cannabidiol (CBD) business Hemplogica from […]

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Black Market Dealers Are Scamming The Cannabis Delivery System — How Are Police, Dispensaries Fighting Back?

A service some cannabis-legal states have offered as a luxury to both medical marijuana patients and recreational buyers alike is having some unintended consequences in helping the black market flourish, according to cannabis industry business owners and government authorities. Andrew Jolley, owner of The+Source dispensaries in the Las Vegas Valley, says he and several other […]

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Want To Be A Professional Budtender? Here Are Six Things I Learned In Budtending School

When Colorado and Washington passed groundbreaking recreational cannabis policy, I was involved with my college chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML). When I initially joined the student organization a year prior, the idea of recreational weed was so beyond me, but here it was being implemented after having dived […]

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