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Colorado Dispensary Owners Sentenced to Jail for Selling 5000 Pounds of Pot Illegally

merryjane.com - Colorado officials closed the books on the three owners of the Sweet Leaf cannabis dispensary chain late last week, ending a year-long investigation into the practice of “looping,” or selling more ma…


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Drake is trying to trademark Canada’s pot warning label, and may be in for a fight

marketwatch.com - Drake wants to trademark the Canadian warning label for weed in the U.S., but he may be in for a fight with his native country. Through his Dream Crew company, Drake is seeking a trademark applicatio…


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Strainprint Launches First Medical Cannabis Report from Real-World Observational Patient Study -

hitconsultant.net - – Canadian-based Strainprint releases a groundbreaking research report providing unique insight from over 800,000 real-time Canadian medical cannabis patient outcomes. – Strainprint seamlessly integr…


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A Guide To Using CBD For Pain Management

mjnewsnetwork.com - Cannabidiol, commonly known as CBD, is a term that’s gained quite a traction in the medical world. A substance that naturally occurs in the cannabis plant, CBD doesn’t result in the “high” that is ty…


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SPR - November Workforce Meetup & Job Fair - Missouri Medical Cannabis Trade Association

mocanntrade.org - LOCATION: University Plaza + Convention Center – 333 S John Q Hammons Pkwy, Springfield, MO 65806 MEETUP FOCUS: Workforce/Operator Member Meetup Mixer THE OPPORTUNITY: Employees meet Employers! From …


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Factors associated with past 30-day abstinence from cigarette smoking in adult established smokers who used a JUUL vaporizer for 6 months. - PubMed - NCBI

ncbi.nlm.nih.gov - JUUL is the fastest growing and highest selling brand of e-cigarette/vapor products in the USA. Assessing the effect of JUUL vapor products on adult smokers' use of conventional tobacco cigarettes ca…


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More Random Thoughts on Resilience

traumaandlawyersmentalhealth.blogspot.com - More Random Thoughts on Resilience I hope I didn't come across as being anti-resilience in my post yesterday. My relationship with the idea of resilience is (like pretty much everything else) ultra-c…


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Sir Patrick Stewart advocates for medical cannabis in the UK

thegrowthop.com - UK actor Sir Patrick Stewart is calling on the British government to reconsider its rigid restrictions with regards to prescribing cannabis and cannabis-based medicines to help treat a variety of sym…


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How Many Grams in an Ounce? Pound?

leafbuyer.com - We get it. With all the excitement about marijuana legalization, sometimes a reminder of the basics is just what’s needed. In this guide, we will look at how many grams are in an ounce, along with nu…


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Purple marijuana explained: What you need to know about anthocyanins

thecannabist.co - Renowned grower Jorge Cervantes will answer readers’ questions and give advice on all things related to the cannabis plant. Got a question for Jorge? Email him at [email protected] Editor’s…


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The Fight for Veterans' Access to Medical Marijuana

leafbuyer.com - The wave of marijuana legalization has made cannabis legally accessible to medical and recreational patients across the states, but many of the nation's most medically vulnerable groups still find it…


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5 Fastest-Growing Cannabis Jobs In 2019: From Operations To Marketing

benzinga.com - This story originally appeared on Benzinga ForceBrands, a consumer packaged goods recruitment firm with a dedicated cannabis division, HerbForce, has outlined the top five fastest-growing cannabis jo…


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Hope for Veterans Fighting PTSD: A New Study on Cannabis from Canada

cannabisbusinesstimes.com - LAVAL, QC, Nov. 11, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - PRESS RELEASE - Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc., a health and wellness company focused on extraction, purification and formulation of cannabinoids, has announc…


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Organigram Pre-Announces Q4 Revenue at $16.3 Million

newcannabisventures.com - Visit the OrganiGram Investor Dashboard and stay up to date with data-driven, fact based due diligence for active traders and investors. Announces Earnings Call for Fiscal Q4 and Full Year 2019 Resul…


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Vertical Brands' New President Cynthia Cleveland Discusses The Role Of Women In Cannabis

benzinga.com - Vertically-integrated seed-to-sale cannabis company Vertical Brands recently announced the appointment of Cynthia Cleveland as its new president. Benzinga had a conversation with Cleveland, in which …


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Report: Canopy Growth Trims Latin American Team As Region Struggles With Regulations

benzinga.com - Canopy Growth Corp (NYSE: CGC), a Canada-based cannabis multinational, is laying off 15% of its workforce in Latin America, citing concerns around the region's regulatory infancy and the company’s in…


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Canopy Growth Teams Up With Music Superstar Drake for New Brand | The Motley Fool

fool.com - In what has to be considered a big leap in celebrity involvement with the marijuana industry, Canadian music and TV star Drake is partnering with Canopy Growth (NYSE:CGC) to launch a new cannabis pro…


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Amazon Cash Fails to Oust Seattle Socialist Kshama Sawant

thenation.com - Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant speaks at City Hall in Seattle. (AP Photo / Ted S. Warren, File) You will receive occasional promotional offers for programs that support The Nation’s journa…


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Sen. Mitch McConnell Faces Another 2020 Reelection Threat

theintercept.com - Booker, meanwhile, plans to challenge McConnell as a member of the wealthy elite. He wants to raise taxes on “millionaires like McConnell,” as he puts it. “Since we sent Mitch McConnell to Washington…


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Sanders releases $62 billion plan to revitalize the VA

nbcnews.com - CHARLES CITY, Iowa — Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on Monday released a $62 billion plan to revitalize the Veterans Affairs Administration that proposes, among other things, to repair, modernize and re…


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Ivanka Trump Is Getting Dragged Hard For Comparing Her Dad's Impeachment Inquiry To Abraham Lincoln

comicsands.com - Closed door depositions regarding the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump are coming to a close, with many of the most damning testimonies coming from officials in his own administration. N…


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Yes, Women of Color Support Bernie. It’s Time to Stop Erasing Our Voices.

teenvogue.com - As a Palestinian Muslim American, a woman of color, and a Brooklyn-born organizer, I’ve been fighting for the needs of my community and other communities of color for years. So when Senator Bernie Sa…


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Opinion | A typical GOP senator’s shell game

washingtonpost.com - Sen. John Neely Kennedy (R-La.). (Win McNamee/Getty Images) (Win McNamee/Getty Images) By James Downie close James Downie Digital opinions editor Email EmailBio BioFollow Follow Opinions editor Novem…


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Cannabis Scents and Sensibility: Why Marijuana’s Fragrance Is a Feast for the Nose

leafly.com - To make a truly informed cannabis-buying decision, you have to smell the product. And I don’t mean taking a dainty whiff. You’ve got get in there and really inhale, because smelling it — really focus…


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Using Terpenes for Pairing Cannabis With Food

leafbuyer.com - When you think of pairing cannabis with food, you might be thinking of which flavor of Doritos will tickle your fancy rather than envisioning a sophisticated spread. But thanks to the proliferation o…


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Veterans Day Cannabis Deals: Temescal Wellness And Flower Co.

benzinga.com - On Veterans Day, two cannabis companies have announced special deals for those who served our country. Temescal Wellness will be showing its appreciation by giving those who have a medical card and a…


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CBD cafe to open at former Lobster Trap restaurant in Winslow

centralmaine.com - WINSLOW — The site of Winslow’s Lobster Trap & Steakhouse will be getting a makeover, as local resident Chris Duffy and his business partners turn the place into a waterfront medical marijuana shop a…


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How Smart Breeding and Purposeful Marketing Can Save Craft Farms

mgretailer.com - Originally from Rhode Island, Kevin Jodrey spent years as a self-professed outlaw grower in California before going legal. In 2008, he joined a dispensary called the Humboldt Patient Resource Center …


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Why Cannabis and Alcohol Sales Should Never, Ever be Co-located

mgretailer.com - A recent article in the Staten Island Advance newspaper started with a seemingly random Billy Joel reference: “A bottle of red. A baggie of weed.” As New York state moves ever closer to legalizing ad…


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Some 7-Eleven Stores Now Have CBD-Vending Robots

benzinga.com - By The Fresh Toast's Maria Loreto, provided exclusively to Benzinga Cannabis. The machines ensure that their products stay fresh, but they also track consumer data, recording which products have had …


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Cyber Risk: Growing Like Weeds for Cannabis Growers and Distributors

hubinternational.com - Cannabis growers and distributors are “green” when it comes to cyber security. Like most start-ups in a fast-growing market, many cannabis businesses have fallen short of instituting even basic cyber…


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Part 2: State of the Cannabis Industry Conference – Interview with Steven Hoffman | JD Supra

jdsupra.com - JD Supra is a legal publishing service that connects experts and their content with broader audiences of professionals, journalists and associations. This Privacy Policy describes how JD Supra, LLC (…


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USDA Issues Rules for Hemp Production - Many Questions Remain for Hemp and CBD Sales | JD Supra

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California Authorities Ramp Up Efforts to Reduce Illegal Cannabis Growing Operations | JD Supra

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7 Amazing Benefits of Hiring a Cannabis Writer for Your Business — 420 Web Designs

420webdesigns.com - Could hiring a cannabis writer help your business? If you’ve been debating whether or not outsourcing content creation is the right move… Here are seven benefits of adding a professional writer to yo…


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SA gets first transgender healthcare facility

enca.com - JOHANNESBURG - Access to public healthcare for transgender people remains a challenge, but the Wits Reproductive Health Institute is helping bridge the gap. The centre is the first transgender health…


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These women vets are fighting a tough battle for cannabis use

eaze.com - [All year round, veterans receive 25% off all cannabis deliveries from Eaze. Here’s how.] Over the past few years, as more and more research has revealed the medicinal benefits of cannabis, a number …


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Flashpoint: Why is medicinal cannabis so hard to access in WA?

7news.com.au - The positive effects of medicinal cannabis on seriously ill patients are undeniable so why is it so hard for those in need to access the drug in WA? Monday night’s Flashpoint will examine why cannabi…


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A Surprising Finding on Paid Leave: ‘This Is Not the Way We Teach This’

nytimes.com - But the results might not be generalizable to all women, she and others said. Despite the large sample, the effects were limited to women who took leave immediately after it became available. Only ab…


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Vaping illnesses and deaths: Focus on illegal THC, not legal cannabis

usatoday.com - As health officials learn more about the cause of a nationwide outbreak of vaping-related illnesses and deaths, illicit-market cannabis products have emerged as a primary suspect. Unfortunately, many…


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Ohio nurses group wants legislation on medical aid in dying

cincinnati.com - When Betty Richardson learned in August 2018 that she was terminally ill with lung cancer, her daughter Vikki Miller of Milford arranged for a family photograph. Betty is seated on the left with grea…


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Study Says Cannabis May Have Appeared In Europe Before Human Cultivation

benzinga.com - By WeedMaps News' Jessica Peralta, provided exclusively to Benzinga Cannabis. The evolution of cannabis may not be what we thought. While cannabis is generally believed to have evolved in Asia and la…


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Code Blue! California’s medical cannabis ID card system has collapsed

leafly.com - Patients must buy almost $3,000 of cannabis per year to break even on the cost of an ID card, a Leafly analysis finds. (FilippoBacci/iStock) Virtually none of the estimated hundreds of thousands of C…


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Where are they now? Bruce Linton, formerly Canopy Growth

leafly.com - Bruce Linton became one of the biggest names in Canadian cannabis when the company he co-founded in 2012, Canopy Growth, rose to become the world’s biggest publicly traded cannabis company. In August…


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Utah Cannabis Investment Fraud: Know Your Securities Laws | Canna Law Blog™

cannalawblog.com - It is trite of me to say so, but the current “gold rush” in the U.S. has prospectors dreaming of double-fisting cannabis buds and greenbacks, and that makes for fertile fraud soil. In this green rush…


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Former VA Secretary Again Calls For Marijuana Research That His Department Resisted

marijuanamoment.net - Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) marked Veterans Day by promoting a bill she introduced that would effectively legalize medical marijuana for military veterans. In a press release and email blast for the nati…


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Vernon Hills says no to recreational marijuana sales | Medical Marijuana Program Connection

mmpconnect.com - Vernon Hills has become the most recent Lake County community to ban the sale of marijuana for recreational use. As expected, the village board on Tuesday unanimously approved an ordinance prohibitin…


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