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Urban Cities Setting Tone For NJ’s Legalization

New Jersey’s Urban Cities Are Trying to Set the Tone for New Jersey’s Legalization by Danielle Guercio All eyes seem to be on New York State for impending legalization, but its next-door neighbor, New Jersey, announced its intentions quite a bit earlier. Just a few weeks have passed since Governor Murphy’s goal of legalization for […]

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Cannabis has an Inclusivity Problem

Cannabis has an Inclusivity Problem: CannaClusive wants to solve it Approximately 4 percent of businesses in the cannabis industry in the U.S. are owned or founded by black Americans, according to a survey conducted in 2017 by Marijuana Business Daily. Yet, 80 percent of people in federal prisons, and 60 percent in state prisons, who […]

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Crosby Aims for a Joint Venture

Among a few other things, David Crosby knows cannabis. And he knows everyone. And everyone knows, and remembers, his name. He knew what time it was, back when 420 was still just a triad of digits, and before “4 + 20” was the eighth track on Déjà Vu. Soon, he hopes, the man who inspired […]

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CannaGather: Bringing the Best of the Industry Together

The cannabis industry is getting bigger and better and is making waves in the global marketplace. According to Statista, U.S. retail sales of medical cannabis are projected to reach between $4.9 and $6.1 billion by next year. The U.S. consumer cannabis market is projected to reach $37.3 billion in combined recreational and medical sales. As […]

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Mary Janes’ Movement

A Look at the Puffragettes Who Are Breaking the Grass Ceiling   Mary Janes: The Women of Weed has won Best Documentary at the Artemis Film Festival and the Visionary Award at the Palm Springs Cannabis Film Festival and Summit, as well as other distinctions at festivals throughout the nation.   In the classic 1980s […]

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California Cannabis Awards

The California Cannabis Awards started at 4:00 p.m. I screeched into a parking space five blocks away from the event at 4:10 p.m. Concerned I would miss some of the red carpet glam, I ran five blocks with the spikes of my heels echoing against the street. I hastily passed under the flickering blue and […]

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Hall of Flowers

The inaugural Hall of Flowers launches this month and we’re looking forward to welcoming you.  Let’s get to know each other better.   Who are we?   We’ve been working on this trade show concept for over four years, perfecting the logistics, regulations, and invite list so that you, as a buyer, retailer, or distributor, […]

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40 YEARS IN THE GAME

Tommy Chong on Cannabis and Entertainment by Danielle Guercio You can try all you want to go viral in today’s fame game, but even millions of eyeballs can’t keep you relevant for over 40 years like actor, director and icon Tommy Chong. With the upcoming 40th anniversary of Up In Smoke swiftly approaching, and California cannabis […]

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Make The Journey

NORTHERN NIGHTS MUSIC FESTIVAL By Kerry Reynolds If you distill everything that is playful, wise, stylish and funky about the Emerald Triangle—that edgy outlaw cannabis-growing community nestled throughout the hills of Humboldt, Mendocino and Trinity counties in Northern California—into three sunny days by the South Fork of the Eel River and unending nights in the […]

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Saving Sophie, Saving Many

Sophie Ryan’s Tumor is Removed and Replicated for the Greater Good At this moment, two mice in a laboratory in California are replicating cancer cells taken from five-and-a-half-year-old cannabis patient, Sophie Ryan, for research on pediatric cancer and chemotherapy. The cells will also be sent to a lab in Israel for research with cannabinoids and cancer. […]

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