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Brendan Kennedy on the ICBC – Marley Natural and Big Marijuana

Brendan Kennedy, CEO of Privateer Holdings, has made a big splash in the cannabis community over the last six years or so, bringing in capital and his business acumen to the industry. Through Privateer’s companies, Leafly, Tilray and Marley Natural, … Continue reading

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Jesse Ventura Makes the Case for Cannabis New Book: Marijuana Manifesto

This November, voters in Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada will all decide whether to join ranks with states like Colorado, Oregon, and Washington and legalize marijuana for recreational purposes. Meanwhile, Arkansas, Florida, Montana, and Missouri will decide whether to … Continue reading

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Cannabis industry to expand to $50 billion by 2026 Bloomberg

The legal cannabis industry in the U.S. may grow to $50 billion in the next decade, expanding to more than eight times its current size, as lawful pot purveyors gain new customers and win over users from the illicit market, … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Hemp Industry Legal in Hawaii

Governor Ige signs Senate Bill 2659 Senate bill 2659 – part of Act 228, instructs the Hawaii Dept. of Ag. to create a pilot program establishing for the lawful cultivation and distribution of industrial hemp in Hawaii! This is great news and a big step forward for the Hemp … Continue reading

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FDA Trial of Marijuana Drug Epidiolex – On Track for Approval?

GW Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: GWPH), a UK based biopharmaceutical company, has announced impressive new FDA clinical trial results for its cannabis (marijuana) based drug, Epidiolex. Epidiolex is being studied as a potential treatment for rare forms of childhood epilepsy, namely Dravet and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS). The drug could represent a life-line to children suffering from this … Continue reading

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Looking to Cash in on the Marijuana Boom? 5 Business Ideas

The Wild West of weed is on fire with entrepreneurial opportunities. Potpreneurs across America are legally growing, curing and cooking the skunky stuff in record numbers. As those who cultivate and sell the plant grow, so do the offshoot business … Continue reading

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SF Private Cannabis Lounge – Leather + Chess + Concierge + Pot

The city’s first high-end pot ‘boutique’ – with a $100 membership fee – adds to a growing industry, but is Harvest signaling an end to the days of ragtag hangouts? Anyone with a medical marijuana recommendation from a physician can … Continue reading

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4 NW Cannabis Company to Watch in 2020

HiFi Farms HiFi Farms is a really terrific craft cannabis company located in Oregon, and run by CEO Sara Batterby. Sara has established herself as a local community leader thru her work with the Portland Women Grow chapter. Under Sara’s … Continue reading

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