Innovation is the budding theme at marijuana summit – Cannabis News

Everything from high-tech advancements in edible weed to big-data analysis can be seen at this year's New West Summit in San Francisco.

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Of Course There’s A Keurig Machine For Marijuana In The Works – Marijuana News

As with any new consumer industry, now that more people have access to marijuana, there are businesses who want to offer them tools and gadgets to go along with their legal medical or recreational pot.

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That's a SMOKING hot car! Florida businessman builds environmentally friendly sports car made from cannabis hemp

A sports car made from cannabis hemp could lead the charge in making carbon neutral vehicles.

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Industrial hemp and wellness products: the next big market?

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How a former cosmetics industry executive is looking to break new ground with a new line of hemp-derived products.

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Texas town rallies around cannabis oil venture – Marijuana News

AUSTIN -- A small town in North Texas could see Texas' first full-scale medical cannabis business.

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Whoopi Goldberg Launches Medical-Marijuana Products Targeted at Menstrual Cramps – Marijuana News

Whoopi Goldberg has had it with cramps and had it with stoner jokes, and now she’s doing something about both. Goldberg announced Wednesday that she’s launching a medical-marijuana company with Maya Elisabeth, one of the leading “canna-businesswomen” in the field, with a line of products designed to provide relief from menstrual cramps.

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New oil springs up in Texas: cannabis oil – Marijuana News

A new law legalizes cannabis oil to help some Texans who have intractable epilepsy. If plans move forward, cannabis oil could be available for some epileptic Texans by late 2017.

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As Marijuana Sales Grow, Start-Ups Step In for Wary Banks - Marijuana News

New start-ups have been putting together software that helps banks and dispensaries monitor and record transactions, with the long-term goal of moving transactions away from cash.

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Tech start-ups hope for marijuana sales growth – Marijuana News

The start-up world can expect to see a different kind of green in the next few years if the marijuana business grows as rapidly as some expect.

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A Primer on Mixing Caffeine and Marijuana – Marijuana News

The legalization of marijuana has brought a bumper crop of weed-laced foodstuffs, from cookies and candies to sodas—and now, coffee.

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Crossing the green line: The first cannabis company on Wall Street – Marijuana News

 Derek Peterson heads up Terra Tech. Image via Telegraph.co.uk

A broken neck in a surfing accident triggered a dramatic career change for Derek Peterson, a former Wall Street banker who now heads listed cannabis company Terra Tech.

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Could Philly become the next cannabis capital? - Marijuana News

Philadelphia skyline. Image: Andrew Kelly via Wikimedia Commons

With the cannabis industry booming in states like Colorado, Washington and California, it may be surprising that a new startup has decided to take root in Philadelphia.

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Wedding startups say ‘I do’ to cannabis

A wedding bouquet of peonies and cannabis buds. Image via BudsandBlossomsco.com
 
There’s at least one noticeable advantage to cannabis-friendly weddings: more mellow brides.
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Pot for your pup? Startups cash in on cannabis trend

After taking his CBD medicine Moose, a 10-year-old, 120-pound St. Bernard, goes for a walk in San Jose, California. Image: Brandon Chew, Special to The Chronicle
 
Suzanne Kisting’s burly 10-year-old, 120-pound St. Bernard, Moose, hobbled down the 40 stairs of her former Inner Sunset District apartment every morning, crippled by pain from severe arthritis.
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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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