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Marijuana e-commerce platform I Heart Jane nets $100 million of capital

Jane Technologies, a leading marijuana e-commerce platform, said it raised $100 million of equity to expand its footprint, strengthen existing software and introduce new technologies. The California-based company, which does business as I Heart Jane, said in a news release that the funding was led by Honor Ventures, with participation from Third Point Ventures, Gotham …

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FBI investigating Nevada cannabis business licensing process, report says

Federal agents have been scrutinizing the Nevada cannabis licensing process to determine if any corruption was involved in the awarding of business permits. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, FBI agents have been speaking with Nevada marijuana industry executives for at least a year. The investigation is focused on potential “pay-to-play” situations that might have …

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New York governor vows to make adult-use marijuana a priority

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul, who took over this week for embattled Andrew Cuomo, pledged to move forward with the state’s multibillion-dollar adult-use marijuana program as quickly as possible. “Nominating and confirming individuals with diverse experiences and subject-matter expertise, who are representative of communities from across the state, to the Cannabis Control Board is a …

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Prospects brighten for cannabis producers seeking insurance coverage

Crop production conditions this year are, in a word, risky. From record drought levels throughout the U.S. and especially across the Western regions, to water shortages and raging wildfires, marijuana and hemp producers are rightly looking to protect their investments to ensure their crops don’t literally go up in smoke. But securing insurance for a …

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California Cannabis Claims: Conversion

Last year, we wrote a mini-series on the five most common causes of action we were seeing in the evolving world of cannabis litigation. Given that we’re seeing some other trends (I last wrote about defamation back in January), we’re going to continue on with another often-included cause of action: conversion. Introduction Conversion is defined …

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Cannabis industry needs regenerative organic farming, not modified seeds

As the legal marijuana industry continues to expand, it’s urgent that we understand the consequences of placing too much reliance on large industrial cannabis grown indoors under artificial lighting. Cannabis industry needs regenerative organic farming, not modified seeds is a post from: MJBizDaily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

Will Drug Testing for Weed Eventually Disappear Forever?

I was reading an article posted on the American Bar Association’s website concerning whether marijuana-testing at the workplace will eventually fade out over time. After all, the vast majority of Americans are in favor of cannabis legalization, and a large chunk of the population live in “cannabis-friendly states”. This means that there are more people …

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Is Low THC, High CBD Flower the Future? – Cannaflower Leads the Industry!

Cannaflower is a leader in low THC cannabis, how big is the market do you think for low THC cannabis? Our personal view is that these low TCH strains are a cannabis product that has a huge appeal to both new and seasoned cannabis consumers alike. It’s a comparison that we don’t want to rely …

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