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The Value of Empathetic Leadership in Cannabis

The challenging work environment of the cannabis industry speaks to the need for empathetic leadership across the board.

Buzzboxx: Duke University Grad Develops a Classy and Universal Product to Store Joints

    Julia Loni Turner, the creator of the cannabis accessories storage company—Nekktar— has created a new way for consumers [...]

L.A. Proposes Large Changes to Social Equity Program

The city of L.A. adopted the Social Equity Program in September 2019, according to the city’s Department of Cannabis Regulation [...]

Diversity Could be Coming to Denver’s Legal Cannabis Industry

Since President Nixon’s declaration of the War on Drugs in 1971, our country has been fighting a racially charged battle. 

Where There’s Smoke: Multiple Studies Examine Cannabis Use Amid COVID-19

  By Melissa Hutsell   The novel coronavirus pandemic is catalyzing research into cannabis consumption trends. As a result, scientists [...]

Cannabis Banking Bill Passes in House of Representatives

The Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act has passed the House of Representatives by a comfortable margin of 321-103. [...]
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Jim Belushi: From Screen to Green

For Jim Belushi, the cannabis farm is primarily not a vacation retreat, although he knows how to kick back and [...]

Today’s Art, Yesterday’s Paraphernalia: Remembering Operation Pipe Dreams

“Jason had no idea his arrest was apart of the nationwide until Tommy Chong, who would become the trophy of [...]

Around the Campfire

Writers for the Emerald Magazine are occasionally sent out on missions to complete assignments based off firsthand experience from one [...]