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California marijuana firm settles false-claims lawsuit for $300,000

California-based marijuana company CannaCraft agreed to pay $300,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by Sonoma County authorities over allegedly false claims that some of its products could have beneficial health effects. According to a news release from the Sonoma County District Attorney’s office, the agency brought a civil suit against CannaCraft in Monterey County Superior Court …

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Cannabis M&A surges in hot Pennsylvania market with $400 million in deals

Merger and acquisition activity is sizzling in Pennsylvania, with more than $400 million worth of deals announced since March alone, as local cannabis businesses cash out and multistate operators seek or expand footholds in the rapidly growing mid-Atlantic market. Cultivation and processing operations are fetching $100 million and more. And dispensary licenses are commanding prices …

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Kevin Sabet Goes Down with the Sinking Ship Known as Marijuana Prohibition

Sabet may have been silent for a while but truth be told – his latest book entitled, “Same Shit Different Day: The Story of a Broken Record” or something along those lines – is just the same rehashed arguments with updated data morphed to fit his twisted view of the world. Interestingly, Sabet could win …

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When is the Best Time to Grow Cannabis in North America?

This is a phrase used to describe the cultivating season for cannabis outdoors. These seasons cut across spring, summer, and fall. In America, cannabis cultivation kickstarts around April with the indoor prepping of seedlings. Growers in the country claim that marijuana plants enter into their flowering phase towards the end of Summer through Fall.

Ignorance Still Plagues The Field Of Cannabis Medicine

Despite the shifting attitude toward cannabis around the globe and the easing of international restrictions, the continued misunderstanding of the endocannabinoid system and cannabis-related medicine regularly causes an adverse impact in the world — for no good reason. In recent weeks I was speaking with my good friend and fellow industry professional Dr. Uma Dhanabalan. …

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Marijuana retailers use analytics, consumer feedback to fill shelves, dump low-selling inventory

(This story appears in the May-June issue of Marijuana Business Magazine.) The cannabis products lining your shelves might make or break the reputation of your marijuana retail store. Whether or not they sell could make or break your company’s bank account. Available inventory and exact ordering methods vary widely from store to store. Some marijuana …

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The Lazy Stoner Myth Debunked – Turns Outs ‘Lazy Stoners’ Are More Active Than Normal People

After quantifying the data, the researchers discovered that in ‘general’ – cannabis users’ activity levels did not differ all that much from non-users. But when they looked closer at the four “sub-groups” they discovered that frequent marijuana users had elevated activity levels. You read that correctly – higher activity levels than non-smokers in physical activity …

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