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Stock Market Offering Shares in Canadian Cultivation Co.

One sure sign of legitimacy is when stock in a company is listed for sale on a national stock exchange.  Has cannabis arrived, or what?   A Canadian company is set to become just the second licensed medical cannabis cultivation business in the country to go public. Bedrocan Canada Inc. has reportedly received approval to […]

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Huge Demand for Edibles in Colorado

One big surprise in re-legalized Colorado is the popularity of edibles and infused products.   Edibles manufacturers in Colorado are aggressively boosting production to meet overwhelming demand for infused candies, sodas and other goodies in the recreational cannabis market. Some companies are increasing their current space, while others are expanding into larger facilities faster than […]

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Comparing Washington & Colorado To-Date

It may be early in the experience but the direction is obvious.   But it’s clear that Colorado’s retail industry certainly got off to a much faster start than its counterpart in Washington, and it has posted impressive growth since. Stores in Colorado racked up $14.4 million in revenue for the month of January, when […]

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Oaksterdam in Atlantic City, NJ

You could not select a more appropriate place to teach a cannabis growing course than in New Jersey, the state with a very-opposed-to-cannabis governor and bridge operator, Chris Christie.   [A] $1,000, four-day course will be offered by a California-based marijuana school at Bally’s Casino [Atlantic City, NJ] this weekend, starting [last] Saturday. Oaksterdam University […]

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Lawsuit Challenges Cannabis Tax in Colorado

We all know how the government enjoys collecting taxes, but will paying your cannabis tax be the same thing as pleading guilty to a cannabis crime?  Colorado is trying to find out.   . . . a Colorado tax on marijuana has been upheld by a federal court despite claims that paying it amounts to […]

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Feds Whine “What Banking Problem?”

According to a spokesperson for the federal government, all is well.   Over 100 US financial institutions are working directly with marijuana-related businesses in states that allow for cannabis commerce, according to public remarks made Tuesday by a US Department of Treasury representative. Speaking this week at the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Anti-Money Laundering Conference in Washington, […]

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Washington & Colorado & Real Cannabucks

The first numbers are coming in on Washington state’s decision to re-legalize. America loves money. Stories like this one help re-legalize cannabis amongst the non-toking members of our society.   Washington state-licensed marijuana retailers sold an estimated $3.8 million in cannabis products in July, the first month during which such sales were allowed under state […]

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Energy Consumption and Growing Cannabis

Here’s the problem:   Energy could quickly become a major issue for cultivators in recreational cannabis markets. Neither Colorado nor Washington State has devoted much time to figuring out how to satisfy the huge power needs of the rapidly expanding recreational marijuana industry, according to the news site Environment and Energy Publishing. Utilities officials in […]

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SB 1262: We Came Close To Losing Our MMJ in California

If you are a medical marijuana patient in California , you are going to want to take a few minutes to explore the information regarding what was proposed legislation that will limit your access to safe medicine! Right now California Prop 215 patients enjoy freedoms to medicate many could only dream of. There is a […]

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Good News About Cannabis in the News

Here’s a bit of evidence that the winds have indeed shifted — in our favor.   Some recent examples: On July 26, The Boston Globe published a first-person account from one of its reporters about traveling to Colorado for cannabis. The piece painted a positive picture of the industry and batted down concerns by outsiders […]

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