Nike Is Making New “Spaced Out” Kicks To Celebrate 420 This Year - Cannabis News

With 420 right around the corner, Nike is getting ready to release a brand new pair of kicks designed specifically for weed’s high holy day. This year’s cannabis-themed SB Dunk Highs are going with a sleek “spaced out” look.

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Gummies And Mints Are Hits In The Edible Marijuana Market – Cannabis News

Since edibles don't produce any smoke or smell, they are quickly being adopted by people who prefer discretion.

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Men's Wearhouse founder reveals how smoking marijuana for 50 years changed his life – Cannabis News

George Zimmer has launched a tuxedo rental company and is channeling his candor into marijuana activism.

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Denver-based MassRoots lays off staff, defaults on debt – Cannabis News

Denver-based marijuana social networking company MassRoots Inc. has laid off more than 40 percent of its staff and has defaulted on its debt, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission this week.

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Wall Street investors see budding opportunity in U.S. cannabis – Marijuana News

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Wall Street investors are deciding it's time to just say yes to marijuana as legalization of cannabis in more U.S. states has them smelling money-making opportunities.

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Report: Marijuana sales in Colorado at $740M so far in 2015 – Marijuana News

Kate Douglas packages marijuana-infused edibles at Wana Brands in Boulder, CO. Image: Paul Aiken, Daily Camera

Preliminary data released from Boulder data analysis firm BDS Analytics has confirmed what tax revenues have already shown: Coloradans love legal pot.

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

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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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Colorado's marijuana tax revenues nearly double 2014 figures

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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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
Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~
 
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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Oregon wedding features marijuana bar, budtender

Some mining firms are switching to cannabis as the lure of commodities fades

Unlicensed Marijuana Stores Grow Like Weeds in LA

The former location of Wilmington Buds on Avalon Boulevard in Los Angeles. Photo: Martin do Nascimento/ News21
Brittan Jenkins, Martin do Nascimento and Tom Blanton ~ Carnegie-Knight News21 initiative via NBCNews.com ~
 
Passed by California voters nearly two decades ago, but absent statewide regulation, the legalization of medical marijuana has spawned a vast network of illegal dispensaries and wide disparities over how businesses are monitored across the state - if they are at all.
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Texas cannabis capitalists are ready to seed the soil

Cannabis leaf and Texas State Capitol Building
John Austin ~ CNHI State Reporter via Cleburne Times-Review ~
 
AUSTIN — Texans with epilepsy may not be buying legal cannabis oil here until 2017, but home-grown entrepreneurs are already lining up for a cut of the mainstream marijuana business.
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Plastics fabricator finds hot market for pot display cases

Will Smith shows one of his smaller containers for displaying medical cannabis. (Bob Shallit/Sacramento Bee)
 
Will Smith’s Bud Bar Displays sells wares in 23 states and overseas.
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D.C. State Fair will have a marijuana growing competition this year

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It’s been five months since marijuana was legalized in D.C., and now there’s a public opportunity to show off, if you’ve been letting that liberty take root.
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Rand Paul backs effort to bring banking to legal marijuana businesses

Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Rand Paul waits to speak during a campaign stop at a sports bar in Denver on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
 
Less than a month after holding a fundraiser on the sidelines of a Colorado marijuana conference, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is joining the fight to give America’s growing legal marijuana industry access to banking services.
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How to sell marijuana (legally) in Mass.

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Allison Manning ~ Boston.com ~
 
You may have a passion for the product, but getting the go-ahead to start growing and selling marijuana in Massachusetts can be a long, expensive and difficult path.
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Marijuana-growing spikes Denver electric demand, challenges clean-power plan

Robert Grandt works in the grow room at 3D Cannabis Center in Denver on March 11. Marijuana growing facilities contributed to the city's energy use increase. (RJ Sangosti, The Denver Post)
Bruce Finley ~ Denver Post ~
 
Metro Denver’s surging legal marijuana industry means surging energy usage in the region.
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