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10 Digital Marketing Tips For Cannabis Industry

Written By: Pankaj Mondal Effective marketing and advertising are crucial to the success of any business. And that includes the cannabis industry too. But because of the nature of the product, cannabis businesses are under intense scrutiny. Startups are finding it difficult to do business because of advertising restrictions imposed by state legislators. This is […]

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The Opioid Crisis Is Forcing Open Minds About the Lifesaving Potential of Medical Marijuana

As Published on Entrepreneur Written By Andre Bourque Steep declines in overdose deaths wherever medical marijuana is legal has led increasing numbers of policymakers to question the federal government’s ban on cannabis research. In 2016 alone, opioid-related deaths neared the number of American casualties in both the Vietnam War and Iraq campaigns, combined. Crazy numbers, somewhere […]

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Researchers Recognize an International ‘Tide Effect’ Driving Worldwide Cannabis Reform

By Andre F. Bourque on Entrepreneur.com A U.K. study finds marijuana legalization in one nation encourages reform by neighboring countries. Something similar is happening between states in the US. Long-standing United Nations drug conventions are now being challenged at their legal core. The UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has acknowledged the criminalization of illicit drug […]

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Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Invest in Cannabis Edibles

As Published on Merryjane.com Written By: Andre Bourque Take a bite out of a growing industry. Ten years ago, “edible” just meant something wasn’t unspoiled. The cannabis industry has changed that. Today, cannabis-infused edibles are an established, satisfying alternative to smoking or vaping marijuana. More socially acceptable, edibles have emerged as a winning “go-to” option for those seeking […]

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How Israel Became the World’s Cannabis Research Leader

And, why the U.S. is unlikely to catch up to it As Published on MerryJane.com Written By Andre Bourque Headlines boast, “Israel leads the world in cannabis research,” but don’t be confused by American lenses. It certainly doesn’t mean the state is looking deep into marijuana’s black market. All it means is that Israel leads […]

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What Is a Cannapreneur?

Inside an unassuming Lake Oswego apartment a 30-year-old Oregonian is doing what he considers his passion: growing cannabis. The time is right for entrepreneurs looking for the next best thing. That next best thing is quickly growing legalization status state-by-state, and the future of cannabis looks to be a lucrative one. These are today’s cannapreneurs. […]

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Will Minorities Miss the #Cannabis Green Rush?

Thanks to the de-regulation of marijuana for medical and recreational use, the cannabis business is exploding, with sales estimated to reach $7 billion this year. It’s projected that the cannabis industry will top $35 billion annually by 2020. Still, minorities, namely African Americans and Latinos, may be left behind in the economic opportunities of the […]

Andre Bourque (SocialMarketingFella) is Editor Emeritus of Technorati.

He covers emerging trends and news in social, mobile, cloud, and related technologies.

Based in San Francisco, he can be contacted via his social channels and at: andrefbourque@gmail.com

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