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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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The WeedLife Network Unveils its Pro Listings Service, Integrating the Network with the Top Search and Business Directories across the Web

New service designed to help cannabis dispensaries and medical marijuana clinics streamline their online presence while boosting local foot traffic.

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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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Colorado Gives Marijuana Candy a New Look to Avoid Confusion – Cannabis News

DENVER (AP) -- Wondering if that brownie contains pot? Colorado has you covered.

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Faces Human Capital Management celebrates its one-year anniversary with new clients, as it breaks new ground in the emerging legal cannabis HR sector

The company’s founders are applying hard-won lessons learned in mainstream business towards issues such as employee retention in the rapidly-evolving legal marijuana sector.

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Meet the Marijuana Industry's Secret Weapon - Marijuana News

What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object? One only has to look at the rift between the marijuana industry (aka, the unstoppable force) and the federal government (the immovable object) to get a good feel.

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Cannabis compliance: a painstaking but essential part of the legal industry’s growth

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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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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Wine & Weed: Pot tourism goes upscale in the Colorado Rockies

Image via CultivatingSpirits.com

While cannabis curiosity is still at odds with social stigmas, tours with Cultivating Spirits or a stay at 420-friendly Breck Haus are enlightening options to explore.

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Cannabis film festival comes to Brooklyn, N.Y.

Movie theatre interior. Image: Adamantios via Wikimedia Commons

The legal marijuana industry finds itself at a crossroads, as it prepares to meet in Manhattan

New York City night scene. Image: Paulo Barcellos Jr. via Wikimedia Commons
Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~

The women in weed who could make legal marijuana a billion-dollar industry

Genifer Murray of CannLabs being interviewed at the NCIA Cannabis Business Summit, June 2014. Image via NCIA

From 'cash teams' to security, marijuana business gets serious

Image of Andrew DeAngelo of Harborside Health Center holding $9,000 worth of medicinal marijuana
Inside a cannabis shop's emerging business model
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