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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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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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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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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Marijuana convention gets underway in Los Angeles – Cannabis News

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Thousands of people descended upon downtown Los Angeles for a massive marijuana expo.

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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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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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20 states report pot legalization measures in 2016 election – Marijuana News

Voters in 20 U.S. states could potentially legalize some form of cannabis use in the November 2016 election — part of a historic backlash to the century-old war on marijuana.

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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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California Record Store Amoeba Music Eyes Pot Dispensary at Berkeley Location

Amoeba Music on Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley, California. Image: Eco84 via Wikimedia Commons

Move over Miles: The legendary record store wants to convert its jazz room into Berkeley's newest medical marijuana dispensary.

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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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Cannabis is on the menu in America - so who will be the Starbucks of marijuana?

Hashman Infused marijuana chocolate bars are hand-crafted by a classically trained artisan chocolatier. Photo: Salvador Ingram

The change in US cannabis laws has led to a growing market in food and drink laced with the drug, as Meg Carter reports.

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

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

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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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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