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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.
Packaging

Cannabis Companies Are Innovating to Reduce Packaging Waste and Still Comply With Child Safety Regulations

Many in the industry and their customers, too, are appalled by how much packaging waste results from tough safety regulations.
Older Workers

There's Growing Evidence Cannabis Helps Older Adults Keep Their Jobs for Years Longer

Adults 65 and older are embracing cannabis as an alternative medicine faster than any other age group.
Legal Marijuana

How Illinois Became the Only State to Legalize Weed Sales Without a Referendum

Illinois lawmakers managed to pass a bill because they dealt upfront with tough social justice issues.
Accessories

These Weed Accessories Are Taking Over the Market

One of the most profitable cannabis business ideas isn't growing the plant at all. Weed accessories are more popular than ever.
Marketing

Helping Dads Discover Medical Cannabis This Father's Day

Many seniors, maybe including your own father, could benefit from cannabis. Cultivate the empathy and understanding to reach them on their own terms.
Cannabis

Why Mood-Based Cannabis Products Are About to Blowup

Cannabis can be consumed to achieve any mood. Businesses are taking note to shape the cannabis products of the future.