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Cannabiz Countdown: Illinois Legalizes Adult-Use Marijuana (60-Second Video)

Your weekly rundown of the biggest news in the cannabis business.
Baby Boomers

Boomers Embrace Medical Cannabis but Even in Colorado the Stigma Remains

Boomers have never gotten over the fear their parents would find out they smoked pot.
Medical Marijuana

The Cannabis Industry Must Keep Alive the Legacy of LGBT Activists

Caring for the neediest AIDS patients during the worst years of the epidemic began the struggle for legal cannabis but legalization has put those programs in jeopardy.
CBD

The Latest CBD Innovation: Elvis Presley Hound Dog Pet Wellness Products

The King of Rock 'n Roll was famously disinterested in his own health but doted on his dogs.
Drug testing

Pot Smokers in Nevada No Longer Need to 'Study' for That Pre-Employment Drug Test

A new law in Nevada prohibits employers from denying a job merely because the applicant tested positive for marijuana.
CBD

What You Need to Know About CBD and Drug Testing

It won't get you hired and it won't make you flunk the test.
Legal Marijuana

Illinois Is Now the 11th State to Legalize Adult-Use Marijuana -- $2B Market Projected

The legalization measure contains social equity provisions activists believe could be a national model.
social justice

The Holy Trinity of Social Equity

Undoing the damage of the War on Drugs requires both government mandates and the good faith commitment of the cannabis industry.
Taxes

Colorado Has Collected More Than $1 Billion in Marijuana Tax Revenue

The cannabis windfall has become an annual event in Colorado.
cultivation

How Big Data Is Driving Precision Cannabis Cultivation

A modern grow room is a precisely tuned environment designed to optimize the harvest.
Medical Marijuana

FDA Begins Evaluating Cannabis Scientifically

DEA has refused to do that for nearly 50 years.
Legal Marijuana

Legal Dispensaries in LA Demand Regulators Crack Down on Unlicensed Pot Shops

Heavily taxed and closely regulated legal dispensaries are being undersold by outlaws who flaunt the law.
Global Business

New Report Forecasts $40B Global Cannabis Market by 2024

The US is expected to remain by far the largest market on the planet.
Taxes

Recreational Weed States of America

These states with legal recreational weed made millions from cannabis taxes in 2018.
Cannabis

Science: People in China Were Using Cannabis in Rituals 2,500 Years Ago

Cannabis was an important element of funeral services thousands of years ago.

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