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Politics

Bernie Sanders And Cory Booker On What Legal Cannabis Would Mean For People Of Color

The senators analyzed how cannabis criminalization drives deep wedges into society with long-term, damaging consequences.
Legalize It

One Indigenous Woman's Prayers For Collective Cannabis Legalization

It's time for mainstream America to wake up to Indigenous people's consequential but forgotten role in the cannabis community.
legalization

In Arizona, Cannabis Legalization Is The One Thing Republicans And Democrats Agree On

"All signs point to 2020 being the year that recreational marijuana finally becomes legal in Arizona," says Paul Bentz, Sr., Vice President of Research and Strategy at HighGround.
social justice

Black-Owned Hemp And CBD Businesses You Need To Know About

These entrepreneurs are working to transform and broaden the color spectrum of the industry.
Cannabusiness

4 Reasons Cannabis Companies Are Moving to an Enterprise Solution

To say 2020 could be a defining year for vertically integrated cannabis companies is an understatement.
Marketing

Why COVID-19's Digital Ad Markets Are A Boon For The Cannabis Industry

The biggest contributing factor to this opportunity is the impact that shelter-in-place orders have had on both ad supply and consumer behavior.
Health

5 Smokeless Cannabis Brands You Need To Know Right Now

If you're looking to imbibe cannabis in a smoke-free form, here are 5 brands with offerings worth trying.
Sales

Cannabis Sales Continue to Soar Through The Pandemic

Consumers are making the best argument that legal marijuana can help reignite the economy by purchasing cannabis products in record numbers across the country.
Survival Strategies

3 Ways To Deal With Face Mask Annoyances

Are you suffering from 'maskne' or glasses fog? These tips may help.
social causes

These 3 Marijuana Nonprofits Are Offering Real Responses To The Pandemic And Racial Injustice

Looking for cannabis organizations to rally around and support during these challenging times? These advocacy groups are tackling tough issues from different angles.
Cannabusiness

Method Man Launches Cannabis Firm To Support Black Entrepreneurs

Rapper and actor Method Man said he's launching a new marijuana business specifically aimed at boosting other Black-owned cannabis companies.
Payroll

Cannabis Companies Are Eligible For These Coronavirus Federal Payroll Tax Credits

The Families First and CARES acts each provide credits that can reach $5,000-plus per employee.
Future Tech

Is Hempcrete The Future Of Construction?

Europe's largest independent hemp grower and processor, HempFlax, sees incentives for expanding into construction. That's why it recently launched its own sustainable building supplies division.
Cannabusiness

The Hottest Cannabis Brands Of The Week (6/6-6/12)

Which cannabis brands have made the biggest impact on social media, earned media, and website marketing this week? Here are the top 25.
Podcast

Boston Strong: A Minority-Owned Dispensary Survives The Pandemic And Looting

On this week's Green Entrepreneur Podcast, Kobie Evans joins the show to talk about his dispensary Pure Oasis, which has had to endure closing due to Covid-19 and an unfortunate looting incident.