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Marijuana farmers at greater risk of taking own lives amid hardships, California industry officials warn

In January 2020, David Drips hit a breaking point. The U.S. Navy veteran and former general contractor had been trying for more than three years to get a 1-acre permit to farm cannabis in his home region of Sonoma County. But all he’d been able to establish was a small, 6,200-square-foot cultivation area that wasn’t …

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FREE Webinar – Building a Cannabis Business in New York: An Operator’s Perspective

Register HERE! As New York entrepreneurs gear up to apply for state licenses to produce and sell regulated cannabis products, there are many unknowns surrounding how the business environment will develop. Michael Dundas founded and led one of the largest regulated cannabis businesses in Massachusetts from the inception of its medical program in 2012 until …

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How Canadian cannabis retailer High Tide plans to enter the US: Q&A with CEO Raj Grover

Publicly traded Canadian cannabis retail chain High Tide has been on an acquisition tear in the United States. The Calgary, Alberta-based company has spent $42.49 million buying U.S. cannabis e-commerce assets this year, including online head shop and CBD retailer Smoke Cartel and 80% of CBD outlet FabCBD as well as accessories retailers Daily High …

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Fact Check: How A New Colorado Law Affects Access To Medical Cannabis

Lawmakers passed a bill to more strictly regulate pot, but left details to a rulemaking process. Leading medical marijuana advocates are convinced a new Colorado law will limit patient access and potentially drive some people back to opiates and other pharmaceuticals. The law’s sponsors insist this was not at all what they had in mind …

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How Big Is Germany’s Medical Cannabis Market?

Although the German Federal Government legalized medical cannabis only in 2017, its approach to release licenses and the large demand created an attractive market for well-established medical cannabis companies. The success of the German medical cannabis market has brought Cannovum AG to become the first publicly traded medical cannabis company in Germany. The fully licensed …

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Consumer consent is key for marijuana businesses using robocalls, text messages to advertise

New marijuana retailers looking to connect with consumers might inadvertently violate federal law by using robocalls or text messages if they don’t first ask for recipients’ permission. Consumer consent is key for marijuana businesses using robocalls, text messages to advertise is a post from: MJBizDaily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

Intersectionality and the Movement to End the War on Drugs

The year 2020 marked the 50th anniversary of the so-called War on Drugs. As states across the country decriminalize and commercialize legal cannabis, some have declared drugs the winner of the Drug War. There is some truth to this assessment. Two-thirds of Americans currently support decriminalizing marijuana, now referred to by its less racialized, scientific …

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Photos: A Look Inside Mike Tyson’s Cannabis-Themed Luxury Resort ‘Tyson Ranch’

After leading an uber-successful yet tumultuous life as a boxer, Mike Tyson is now an entrepreneur. Mike Tyson is the proud owner of a 420-acre weed resort near Desert Hot Springs in Southern California, where it is legalized now. The property further extends his million-dollar cannabis empire that started with the company Tyson Holistic Holdings …

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