Marijuana Leaps in to Athlete Sponsorships – Cannabis News

Marketing cannabis through celebrity and pro athlete endorsements is a relatively new and unstudied concept.

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Marijuana and gender equity: Why cannabis industry is a magnet for women executives – Cannabis News

The new and flourishing business of cannabis is drawing large numbers of women execs. Why does marijuana draw a higher percentage of women than many other industries?

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What Happened When the Cannabis Industry Rolled Into Las Vegas Last Weekend – Cannabis News

Everything you need to know about the 5th Annual Marijuana Business Conference and Expo in Sin City.

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This Election Could Determine the Future of Pot in America – Cannabis News

Nearly 20 percent of states will make a decision about marijuana policy on Election Day.

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This Election Could Determine the Future of Pot in America – Cannabis News

Nearly 20 percent of states will make a decision about marijuana policy on Election Day.

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Austin, Texas company lights way for cannabis industry – Cannabis News

For the third time in three years, Fluence Bioengineering, an Austin company that makes lights for indoor plant growing, has moved into a yet-bigger manufacturing facility.

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How the Ultra-Rich Smoke Weed – Cannabis News

14-karat gold vape pens, dank artisan grown bud, golden rolling papers, munchie-free skinny weed, and gourmet edibles are transforming a once underground trade into a luxury business.

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Alaska’s first commercial retail cannabis businesses receive state approval – Cannabis News

The state approved its first licenses for commercial cannabis businesses Thursday, a major step for prospective retailers hoping to open shop before year’s end.

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Alaska’s first commercial retail cannabis businesses receive state approval – Cannabis News

The state approved its first licenses for commercial cannabis businesses Thursday, a major step for prospective retailers hoping to open shop before year’s end.

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The Biggest Legislative Marijuana Policy Reforms of 2016 – Cannabis News

This year is already the most important year in the history of the movement to end marijuana prohibition in the United States.

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Meet the Mad Scientists of Cannabis Oil – Cannabis News

Genius Extraction Technologies is ramping up and reinventing cannabis extract production.

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The WeedLife Network, as part of its information-sharing mission, announces a cannabis news partnership with Canada’s 420 Intel web site

The new collaboration will allow both companies to ensure the widest range of cannabis-related news and information reaches a rapidly-growing global audience.

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How Retail Lows Could Lead To Marijuana Highs – Marijuana News

Could failing retail businesses provide the cannabis and warehouse industries with an unexpected spark?

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Gary Johnson leaves marijuana business to announce presidential run – Marijuana News

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Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson is stepping down as head of a marijuana company in order to run for president.

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Gary Johnson leaves marijuana business to announce presidential run – Marijuana News

File image: Steve Terrell via Wikimedia Commons

Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson is stepping down as head of a marijuana company in order to run for president.

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Six cannabis industry leaders say what they’re thankful for this Thanksgiving 2015 - Marijuana News

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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Colorado Governor issues executive order to declare tainted pot a threat to public safety – Marijuana News

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper speaks at a 2012 event in Washington, D.C. Image: USDA via Wikimedia Commons

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday issued an executive order telling state agencies that any marijuana grown with unapproved pesticides is a threat to public safety and should be removed from commerce and destroyed.

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Legal cannabis industry veteran: We're just getting started

Christian Hageseth at the National Cannabis Summit in Denver. Image: WeedWorthy.com
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Veteran cannabis entrepreneur Christian Hageseth says the legal cannabis industry is rapidly evolving and on the verge of explosive growth.
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Marijuana market: High risk, high reward

Taylor West, deputy director of the National Cannabis Industry Association,  spoke at Nashville NERVE conference showing the latest data on the marijuana industry on Friday, Sept. 18, 2015. (Photo: Shelley Mays/The Tennessean)
 
Marijuana is illegal in Tennessee, but when and if the law changes, the business opportunities will be vast — along with the risks.
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The legal marijuana industry finds itself at a crossroads, as it prepares to meet in Manhattan


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