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Why Blockchain Is Perfect for the Cannabis Industry

The canna-economy has some core problems. Until they are solved, the industry will not reach the extraordinary potential predicted of its revenues and tax payoffs. Recreational cannabis remains illegal in most states. Banks and investors fear Federal restriction on these financial transactions. And, states have imposed demanding seed-to-sale tracking reports. Few new businesses face such […]

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What Does a Mature Cannabis Market Look Like?

Cannabis investors and business owners are finally starting to see the maturing markets they’ve been waiting for. California passed the nation’s first state-level medical marijuana laws in 1996. Since then, ambitious entrepreneurs have looked forward to the eventual day when cannabis would become a stable, legitimate industry with a robust, regulated economy. In some parts […]

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Just Because a Plant Has Drug Properties, That Doesn’t Mean It’s a Drug

Some plants get a bad reputation right from the start. People and government agencies write them off because they have drug properties. But, like most plants in the botanist’s textbook, they have multiple uses. Over time, plants have developed natural defenses, some make offensive moves and almost all have served humankind since the first garden. […]

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The Veterans Cannabis Ball Is Where Posh and Pride Meets Pot

LANCASTER, CA – 11/12/2018 (PRESS RELEASE JET) Dust to Diamonds, Inc., the Veterans Cannabis Coalition, and Banana Bros Host Cannabis Ball Honoring Veterans, Advocating Medical Marijuana Accessibility Group creates a glorious space for veteran armed forces servicemen and servicewomen to have an open dialogue about cannabis and to encourage access to the healing plant without […]

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Why the World Is Watching California’s Relationship with Cannabis

If California were a country, it would be the sixth largest economy in the world. The California Department of Finance places its economy above that of France, Russia, Italy, India, and Canada. Its Gross Domestic Product of $2.6 trillion is 14% of the United States’ GDP. That’s a huge customer base for all products — […]

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

As seen 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 users […]