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Hawaii Establishing Safe Methods of Purchasing Cannabis-based Products

Cannabis at the Federal level is still listed as a scheduled one narcotic, thereby strong-arming banks to not accept cannabis companies' funds. Up until October 1st of this year, transactions for cannabis companies have...

Cannabis the New Exchange for Wall Street

There's a hot new commodity on the market, and seasoned traders are starting to get behind it. The only problem is that it's still not legal in every state. The product is weed, and the preferred...

Luxury Marijuana Line BEBOE Makes its Debut

The fashion industry has never been one to hide its infatuation with marijuana. Designers like Alexander Wang, Vetements, Jeremy Scott and more have embraced the stoner culture in the past.  Those collections consisted with...

San Diego Police Releases Mouth Swabs To Detect Drivers High On Marijuana

A major concern of police about state laws legalizing marijuana has been how to detect when motorists may be driving under the influence of pot — or other drugs. Now, San Diego police are...

Hawaii Looks to Replace the Term ‘Marijuana’ with ‘Cannabis’

HILO — A bill to replace the term “medical marijuana” with “medical cannabis” in state law is moving through the Legislature, though most other marijuana-related measures have died. Senate Bill 786, introduced by state Sen....

Some of the Most Powerful Women in the Cannabis Industry

Despite Donald Trump's Election Day win that put most of the country into a tailspin, cannabis supporters had one to celebrate this year. Eight states legalized marijuana for medicinal or recreational use. But as Trump's win...
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The Definitive Guide To Marketing Your Cannabis Business On Instagram

Instagram has become the hottest social media brand in the world — and it’s only been around for six years. Instagram is second to Facebook with 400 million monthly active users, and 77% of...

New York Private-Equity Firm Raised 93 Million to Invest in the Legal Marijuana Industry

Tuatara Capital has raised a $93 million fund to invest exclusively in the legal marijuana industry, The Wall Street Journal reported. Two of Tuatara's principals, Al Foreman and Mark Zittman, believe that it's the largest...
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Nevada Bill Would Erase Some Past Marijuana Convictions

I have family and friends that live in Nevada, and a few of them have had run-ins with law enforcement and were in possession of less than an ounce of marijuana. They were always...
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Holograms on Packaging Can Interact with Cannabis

Holograms have become the product of choice for branding and visual authentication. Used to define the DOVID (Diffractive Optically Variable Imaging Device) standard used by the U.S. Government, holograms offer incomparable visual authentication to...