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Cannabis Legalization on the Rise, CBD gets Federal Approval, and We're the Plug!

Here are three biggest cannabis stories of the year.
Entrepreneur Staff
Network Editor at Entrepreneur.com
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Welcome to Green Entrepreneur's video recap of the three biggest news trends hosted by yours truly, Conrad Martin.

The word is out: Weed is in!

Legalization was a big ticket in 2018, and will probably be again in 2019. Domestically, California, Massachusetts, Vermont, Missouri, Utah, and Michigan all legalized medical and/or recreational adult use. Internationally, Canada was the big story as they federally legalized cannabis across the entire country. 

Related: New York Goes Green

CBD. Is. Everywhere...

CBD was all the buzz this year. People flocked to products containing the cannabinoid and companies started putting it in everything. But the biggest news in CBD was the FDA approval of epidiolex - a cbd medication aimed at preventing seizures. 

Related: 5 Things You Should Know About CBD

We're the source!

Last but - definitely not least - 2018 marked the launch of greenentrepreneur.com -  Entrepreneur magazine and dot com's latest platform and resource for all things cannabis. Want to keep up with all of next years cannabis trends? Make sure to stay tuned to greenentrepreneur.com and look out for the week in weed and some fun new content!

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From retailers to growers, producers, and suppliers, there’s a seemingly never-ending list of startup opportunities in this emerging market. In Start Your Own Cannabis Business, marijuana, biotech, and entrepreneurship reporter Javier Hasse introduces forward-thinking entrepreneurs like you to the industry and shares hard-earned tips and success stories from pioneers and visionaries in the marijuana industry.
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