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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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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43 Percent of Marijuana Entrepreneurs Would Vote For Hillary Right Now – Cannabis News

After Bernie stepped aside in the race for president of the United States, the closest ally the industry has is Hillary Clinton.

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43 Percent of Marijuana Entrepreneurs Would Vote For Hillary Right Now – Cannabis News

After Bernie stepped aside in the race for president of the United States, the closest ally the industry has is Hillary Clinton.

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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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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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Cannabis clubs in Colorado: This city could set path for social pot use

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Englewood liquor licensing authority floats proposed ordinance allowing social pot use at cannabis clubs.
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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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Baked Salmon: Why Cannabis-Infused Gravlax Might Be the Next Big Thing in Pot Edibles

Cannabis-infused salmon. Image: Chris Crowley via Grubstreet.com

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 This THC-infused salmon is what happens when edibles meet appetizing.

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The One Battle That Marijuana Users May Not Win

UGA researcher's maps show where pot's expensive and where it's not

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A University of Georgia graduate student used crowdsourcing to take a look at marijuana prices across the country.
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Making your brand: The importance of securing a cannabis industry patent

Stacks of documents in U.S. Patent Office, Washington, D.C. / Photo: Library of Congress
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While the legal cannabis sector still faces federal obstacles, it nonetheless has to deal with the same challenges that other commercial sectors face; including patent and trademark issues.
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Seattle medical-pot plan: License the good actors, crack down on violators

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A new proposal from Seattle Mayor Ed Murray would give Seattle tighter control of marijuana businesses. It could shut down more than 50 medical dispensaries while the state goes about folding medical-marijuana businesses into the state’s recreational system.
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