Editorial

Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~

Scalia’s passing could bring a halt to the Supreme Court’s consideration of any major cannabis-related rulings, at least for now.

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Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy
 
Trained scientist Carter Baird has created a quirky online persona, with the mission of educating the public about cannabis and the legal marijuana industry.

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Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~

As the legal marijuana movement grows so does the need for compliance professionals, who can assist those businesses in staying out of regulatory trouble.

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Nisa Donnelly ~ WeedWorthy ~
 
SACRAMENTO, CA -- In a late-night move and after a more than 20-year wait, California’s legislature is finally poised to regulate the state’s multi-billion-dollar medical marijuana industry.

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Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~

The Denver-based Sensi Media Group is launching pro-cannabis publications that focus on local issues, trends and lifestyles, with the goal of shifting the national focus away from marijuana’s outlaw past.

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Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~

Businesses linked to the legal marijuana industry are seeing strong consumer interest during the year-end holiday shopping season.

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John McKay, CSU associate professor of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, and Ph.D. student Brian Campbell research industrial hemp. Image: Colorado State University
Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~
 
Researchers are taking advantage of new federal measures that allow universities to conduct research on industrial hemp.

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How a former cosmetics industry executive is looking to break new ground with a new line of hemp-derived products.

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A 30,000-square foot GGS greenhouse range under construction in Arizona for medical marijuana production. Image: GGS Structures Inc.

Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~

The legalization of marijuana is not only taking the cannabis industry out of the shadows; it’s also moving it outdoors and into the sunshine.

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Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~
 
Some veterans groups are calling on state and federal officials to recognize the benefits of legal marijuana as a treatment for chronic pain and PTSD.

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The expo comes as hemp advocates say the current Industrial Hemp Farming Act could be the most important jobs bill that Congress sees this session.

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What does the legal marijuana industry have to be grateful for, as it celebrates the Thanksgiving holiday and looks ahead to 2016?

Evan Nison, president of NisonCo, a New Jersey-based public relations firm, recently asked some cannabis business leaders to comment on that subject. Here are their thoughts:

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Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~
 
While the legal cannabis sector still faces federal obstacles, it nonetheless has to deal with the same challenges that other commercial sectors face; including patent and trademark issues.

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Hundreds of veterans attended the first-ever Grow for Vets free cannabis giveaway on Memorial Day, 2014, in Denver Colorado. Image: Grow for Vets U.S.A.

 Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~

On Wednesday November 11, Remembrance Day in Canada and Veterans Day in the U.S., American military veterans from the Weed For Warriors Project will end their national awareness tour by emptying bags of empty pill bottles at the gates of the White House. 

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Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~
 
Texas-based Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition (RAMP) is looking to educate fellow GOP members, as well as the party’s leadership and its grassroots activists.

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An Errba COAS™ (Cannabis Optimal Absorption Spectrum) LED panel. Image via Errba Spectrum

Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~

LED lamps, while still controversial, are being touted by some cannabis entrepreneurs as a low-energy, environmentally-friendly way to control the industry’s costs.

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Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~
 
U.S. Representative Diana DeGette says while cannabis reforms have progressed regionally, the campaign for marijuana legalization has a long way to go.

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Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~
 
The Arizona-based creator of Juicy Rips says his products show how open the legal marijuana industry and its consumers are to innovation.

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Bruce Kennedy  ~  WeedWorthy ~
 
Taylor West, Deputy Director of the National Cannabis Industry Association, talks about the changes currently facing the industry as it evolves and grows.

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