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‘Our Own Grey Areas:’ First Nations Navigate Hazy Cannabis Retail Jurisdictions

Zagime Anishinabeck is leading four communities in drafting cannabis safety standards for current and possible future on-reserve pot shops. More than two years after Ottawa legalized weed, Saskatchewan’s green industry has grown into a jurisdictional grey zone. First Nations in the province’s southeast are growing into the retail end of the market — running four …

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Steve DeAngelo Has A Vision For Global Cannabis Legalization

In January, when Steve DeAngelo announced his departure from Harborside, the California cannabis dispensary he co-founded that has become a flagship of the industry, the sudden move turned more than a few heads. A product of decades of drive and activism to gain legal acceptance for cannabis, Harborside was just one of the feathers in …

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Top 10 Reasons to Read ‘420 Reasons Not to Suicide.’

CANNABIS CULTURE – As compiled by the Author. Hoping to fill his last moments with  poetry and pathos, a drowning man recounts his highest highs.  This wild story of adventures in the counterculture pits depression vs. hope, love vs. loneliness, wonder vs. regret, and getting high vs. falling low.   ‘420 Reasons Not to Suicide’  is a manic …

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Farmers’ Markets Support Sale Of Craft Cannabis At Market Stalls

Craft cannabis producers are limited to selling through bigger processors. The executive director of an umbrella group representing about three dozen farmers’ markets in Nova Scotia says craft cannabis should be allowed to be sold at market booths. “The farmers’ market could be the perfect place for that type of product to be sold in …

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Cannabis Industry Says Access To Banking Services ‘Can’t Happen Soon Enough’

Cannabis industry insiders say a push by federal lawmakers to allow banks to provide services to pot shops in states where they are legal “can’t happen soon enough.” “Access to banking and capital is probably the largest barrier of entry for getting into this industry,” said David Torrisi, president of the Commonwealth Dispensary Association. As …

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Cannabis Retailer A First In Canada With Storefront At Grow Site

A Townsend firm finds itself on the leading edge of cannabis retailing in Canada. Greybeard Cannabis on the Keith Richardson Parkway will open its retail storefront this week. The company’s click-and-collect website went live Wednesday. “This is unique in Canada,” says Robyn Rabinovich, Greybeard’s vice president of strategic initiatives. “This is the first location where …

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Women In Cannabis: 8 Founders On Breaking The Grass Ceiling And How To Keep It Broken

As demand for female representation in the workplace has increased in recent decades, many industries have continued to struggle to find gender parity, especially at the leadership level. Cannabis, however, has long been regarded as a sort of haven for women and in its early days, was home to impressive numbers of female executives in …

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420 A Day of Protest and Celebration: 2019

POT TV – A look back at Vancouver’s epic 2019 peaceful pot protest, the longest-running annual mass demonstration against corrupt drug laws. What does weed legalization look like? What does drug war peace look like? In 2018 Canada’s Cannabis Act legalized marijuana after decades of activist efforts to change the law. The move was framed by political parties as a means to protect …

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