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California county offers $10,000 grants to cannabis farmers

Officials in Humboldt County, California, launched a program to help bolster the community’s struggling – but legal – cannabis farmers. According to the Eureka Times-Standard, county officials have authorized $2 million in grant monies for marijuana growers to be dispersed in $10,000 increments “per service” for those who qualify. The program is called Project Trellis. …

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Delivery platform Eaze to acquire CO, FL marijuana retailer Green Dragon

California-based marijuana delivery platform Eaze struck a deal to acquire multistate cannabis retailer Green Dragon. Eaze, which is privately held, did not disclose the value of the transaction in a Wednesday news release. Denver-based Green Dragon is also privately held. The company’s website lists 15 cannabis retail outlets in Colorado and one medical marijuana dispensary …

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Illinois hit with another lawsuit over cannabis licensing

Another lawsuit has been filed against the state of Illinois over its cannabis licensing process, this time by two companies that claim they were “forced” to relinquish lottery spots for retail permits by a state agency. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, Suite Greens and So Baked Too allege in the suit against the Illinois Department …

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Will Colombia’s overhaul of cannabis industry rules resuscitate the promising sector?

Colombian President Ivan Duque signed a decree into law that will expand revenue opportunities for domestic cannabis businesses inside and outside the country, a move some industry sources say could resuscitate a sector that has not yet come close to meeting expectations. Duque’s decree lifts the prohibition on the export of dried medical marijuana and …

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Booming Massachusetts marijuana market offers select cultivation, retail opportunities

After a slow start in late 2018, recreational marijuana sales in Massachusetts are surging – and on pace to exceed $1.2 billion this year and reach as much as $2.6 billion by 2025. Booming Massachusetts marijuana market offers select cultivation, retail opportunities is a post from: MJBizDaily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

The UN Doesn’t Use Science in Cannabis Policy, That’s Why You Should Ignore Them

We are often told that we need “science” to guide our cannabis policy. However, the people who call for “science” to dictate policy typically don’t use science when forming their own rules. This is exemplified perfectly by the latest statements from the UN’s Office on Drugs and Crime who is calling for an international ban …

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CBD Now Clearly Linked to Reduced Alcohol Consumption

A new study released by University of Colorado researchers, which was published in the medical journal, Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, sheds light on cannabidiol (CBD). For the study, they analyzed CBD as well as THC and hybrid strains. They found that participants who consumed cannabis strains high in CBD “drank fewer drinks per drinking day, …

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Women Want Weed – Female Marijuana Consumption Rates are Skyrocketing at a Record Pace

Different age groups of women, with Gen Z being the most influential are the fastest-growing consumers of legal weed. Unlike the past where marijuana producers put less effort into the design and branding of their products, now we see them taking design lessons from transitional consumer brands while they work at using clear labels with …

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