Marijuana Use Growing Among Bay Area Women - Cannabis News

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Ever since Californians voted to legalize marijuana, more people are embracing it – especially women.

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Wiz Khalifa to release Weed Farm mobile game - Cannabis News

Wiz Khalifa says that it’s “better than Pokemon.” He isn’t talking about weed, though surely he thinks it is.

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Willie Nelson products kick off 'mature' marijuana market in Las Vegas – Cannabis News

LAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) — Country music legend and marijuana advocate Willie Nelson launched a new line of marijuana products in Las Vegas this week.

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Branding the bud: Marijuana companies want California to issue trademarks for pot – Cannabis News

Marijuana distributors are already lining up to pick brand names for their buds once sales become legal in 2018.

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Marijuana brands can trademark almost anything, except marijuana – Cannabis News

Though cannabis is legal for recreational or medicinal use in 28 states, it remains illegal under federal law. As a result, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will not register trademarks for marijuana retailers or for products that contain cannabis.

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Why Marijuana Marketing Will Be Bigger Than Ever This Year – Cannabis News

The 2016 election helped pave the way.

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Hunter S. Thompson's Personal Weed Strains May Soon Hit Dispensaries – Cannabis News

The next best thing to smoking a joint with the late writer.

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Exploring Opportunities in Emerging Cannabis Markets – Cannabis News

Brands are looking to capitalize on the potential outcomes of Election Day, where voters in a number of states could legalize cannabis, creating massive new markets overnight.

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Coveted cannabis: Why California weed growers are pursuing appellations like wine makers – Cannabis News

Wine experts are working with growers in California's well-known Emerald Triangle to set up standards that define specific regions and brands.

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Emerging From Shadows, Pot Industry Tries to Build Brands – Marijuana News

Leafs by Snoop packaging. Image: Pentagram

DENVER (AP) -- Snoop Dogg has his own line of marijuana. So does Willie Nelson. Melissa Etheridge has a marijuana-infused wine. As the fast-growing marijuana industry emerges from the black market and starts looking like a mainstream industry, there's a scramble to brand and trademark pot products.

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The Audacious Rebranding of the Marijuana Industry

An inside look of Dixie Elixir's grow room in Denver. The edibles manufacturer makes 40 different products, from THC-infused soda to gourmet chocolate, yet it all starts with the cannabis plant. IMAGE: Will Yakowicz
 
Entrepreneurs are trying to boost sales by steering pot toward the Whole Foods crowd.
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