Cannabis

Cannabis

Hey, Hollywood! It's Time to Get Real Portraying Marijuana Users on Screen

During prohibition movies featuring feckless potheads helped the public lose patience with Draconian laws but that character is far out of date now.
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Cryptocurrency and the Allure of a Cashless Cannabis Industry

Marijuana prohibition never stopped marijuana sales. Blocking legal marijuana businesses from the legal banking system isn't working, either.
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6 Questions to Ask Before Naming Your Cannabis Company

Top marketers share how to come up with a winning name plan.
Business Plans

Why the Mission Statement and Business Plan for a Cannabis Business Are Unique

Find out what special considerations you must take into account when creating a mission statement and business plan for your cannabis business.
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Activists Secure Marijuana Legalization Measure on Michigan's Ballot This November

A decade ago Michigan voters overwhelmingly approved medical marijuana and appear poised to do the same for recreational marijuana.
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These Stats on Cannabis Sales Will Shock You

New projected numbers put the pot business on par with Netflix and McDonald's.
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For the Perfect Social-Impact Investment, Look No Further Than Cannabis

Perhaps the final unhappy irony of cannabis prohibition is that the plant is a benign substitute for many problematic products and raw materials.
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California's 'Pot Desert' Problem

Although marijuana is legal in the Golden State, there are still large swathes where it's prohibited.
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DEA Chief's Congressional Testimony About Legal Marijuana Angered Some, Baffled Many

The nation's top drug enforcement officer was unflinching in his opposition to legalizing marijuana and apparently not embarrassed by his complete ignorance of the relevant science.
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Why Some Veterans Are On the Front Lines to Legalize Hemp

Solidiers tell lawmakers that cannabis helps ease chronic pain and PTSD
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The 3 Factors That Could Determine Your Success in the Cannabis Industry

Be sure to look into your skill set, the competitive landscape and your potential location before jumping in feet first.
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Racial Injustice and the Legal Marijuana Industry

Social justice advocates don't want the allure of profits and new tax revenues to eclipse the damage done by decades of enforcement in communities of color.
Starting a Business

To Touch the Plant or Not: What Type of Cannabis Business Should You Start?

Get the info you need to decide if you want to open a business that cultivates, sells or handles marijuana, or if you'd rather open an auxiliary business, like a software company or advisory firm.
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You Would Have Thought This Liberal Senator Already Supported Legal Marijuana, but Now She Actually Does

Senator Dianne Feinstein, a Democrat from San Francisco, now supports letting states decide marijuana law for themselves. Many conservative Republicans reached the same conclusion well before she did.
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A New Governor Brings New Growth to New Jersey Medical Marijuana Industry

The prospects for legalized recreational marijuana are uncertain in the Garden State but there is broad agreement that medical marijuana is humane and should be widely available to those it can help.