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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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Cali Cannabis Cup Runneth Over. What Does The Excess Mean For Prices And For Black Market Sales?

Lately, says cannabis farmer Barry T., the harassing phone calls are coming more frequently — an increasing bass beat of angry creditors looking to get paid. “Some days I’ll get several calls from multiple irate people,” laments the Northern California grower. “I feel bad about not being able to pay them. They did great work […]

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No Strain, No Pain: Feeling Overwhelmed In The Dispensary? Don’t Be. Here’s The Right Way To Choose The Right Cannabis For You

Picking the best cannabis strains is now something of a culture. An extension of cannabis culture, and yet also sharing similarities with coffee culture, strain culture focuses on the craft and mythology of each plant, its breeding and genetics. And it goes beyond cool, catchy names. With medical and recreational consumers increasingly spending more time […]

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday “Up There With 4/20” As Holiday Sales Boost Cannabis Industry.

Marijuana dispensary owners in Colorado, Washington and Oregon are all too familiar with the rush of eager customers that waltz through their doors on April 20 of each year. That date, now synonymous with the plant, has traditionally resulted in most dispensaries’ highest 24-hour sales figures of the year. But as the legal cannabis industry […]

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