The 'Mary Kay for marijuana' throws pot-selling parties for seniors - Cannabis News

In California, seniors are getting together to sample weed-laced lip balms, topical ointments, and tinctures in Mary Kay-style parties at their retirement communities.

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Sedgwick, a struggling town on the Colorado prairie, found salvation in legalized pot - Cannabis News

SEDGWICK — Residents of this sleepy little town in far northeast Colorado smile optimistically when talking about the turn their municipality has taken over the past few years.

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Christmas Gift Guide For Stoners: Top Presents To Give Marijuana Enthusiasts During The Holidays – Cannabis News

With marijuana legal in 28 states and the District of Columbia, it isn't too surprising to find marijuana-based gifts on some folks’ Christmas wish list.

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Emerald Cup Pot Fair Draws 30,000 To Sonoma County Fairgrounds – Cannabis News

SANTA ROSA (KPIX 5) — There was a lot of buzz surrounding the state’s biggest pot fair this weekend in Santa Rosa.

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Black Friday, Meet "Green Friday," a Big Marijuana Shopping Day – Cannabis News

Black Friday is the time for door-buster electronics sales, deeply discounted fashion and, oh yeah, purchasing holiday gifts for loved ones. And it's also becoming a big shopping day for medical marijuana.

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The 'Mary Kay Of Mary Jay' Introduces You To Cannabis In The Comfort Of Home – Cannabis News

Healthy Headie is a Massachusetts-based social sales company focused on creating “low barriers to entry” into the cannabis space that make for “digestible, unintimidating” first-time experiences.

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Here’s the Most Beautiful Pot Paraphernalia You Ever Did See – Marijuana News

Sweetflag brings an element of fun to the genre—ceramic apple pipe, anyone?—and some unexpected surprises like miniature zen gardens and a stash tin with a magnifying glass you can use to spark a flame if you’ve lost your lighter. (Happens to everyone.)

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Many women choosing careers in cannabis industry – Marijuana News

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Thanks to changing federal and state regulations, the marijuana industry in California is booming. And now women are taking the lead and breaking through the "grass ceiling."

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Marijuana industry helping some small towns survive – Marijuana News

EMPIRE, Colo. – Colorado’s $1 billion marijuana industry is helping some small towns stay afloat. A prime example is the town of Empire, in Clear Creek County.

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Restalk uses waste from cannabis cultivation to make new paper packaging material – Marijuana News

The legalization of cannabis for medical purposes and/or recreation in more states has fueled interest in cannabis packaging in recent years. And now legal marijuana cultivation is providing the key ingredient for a new, sustainable packaging material.

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Can small businesses really cash in on the legal pot boom?

Sign at Little Grill Collective in Harrisonburg, Virginia during MACRoCk music festival. Image: Artaxerxes via Wikimedia Commons
 
Even as legalization continues to spread, and opportunities in the cannabis industry seem widely available, it can actually be tough for small business owners to cash in on the boom.
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Colorado's marijuana tax revenues nearly double 2014 figures

Colorado Just Became The First State In History To Collect More Taxes From Marijuana Than Alcohol

Tax quirk forces Colorado to waive pot taxes for a day

Nurturing Start-ups in the Legal Cannabis Industry

Attendees at the kick-off of CanopyBoulder's fall boot camp. Image: WeedWorthy.com
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Firms like CanopyBoulder are helping new, marijuana-related firms to not only survive the crucial first years in business, but to hopefully thrive as they grow and evolve.
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Get ready for a night at home, playing Pipes & Lighters

Pipes & Lighters board game
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A Silicon Valley veteran wants to become the next Milton Bradley with his cannabis trivia board game.
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This California Farmers Market Sells Marijuana


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