Federal ban on marijuana has created ‘regulatory vacuum’ says new study

Published: Jul 12, 2017, 7:50 am • Updated: Jul 12, 2017, 7:50 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff U.S. medical marijuana laws are like snowflakes — no two state regulatory regimes are exactly alike. The “regulatory vacuum” that has resulted from marijuana’s Schedule I status has caused varying state…

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Cannabist Show: He created a new kind of cannabis extracts competition

Published: Jul 6, 2017, 4:40 pm • Updated: Jul 6, 2017, 5:05 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guest: Gabe Fairorth, founder of the Clementine Challenge, a competitive cannabis extracts event. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Judging the best of the best in marijuana extracts, how elite hash-makers compete. • …

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Jeff Sessions has created a task force to review federal marijuana policies

Published: Apr 7, 2017, 10:00 am • Updated: Apr 7, 2017, 10:20 am By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff In a memo sent this week to the U.S. attorneys, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said a task force within the Justice Department will evaluate marijuana policy as part of a larger review…

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Cannabist Show: He innovated live resin; He created the Duby social network

Published: Feb 16, 2017, 3:24 pm • Updated: Feb 16, 2017, 3:34 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: Cannabis concentrates innovator Kind Bill and Alec Rochford, CEO of Duby. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  An industry where experience hurts you: navigating the legal weed world with remnants of the…

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This man created a sommelier-type program for dissecting, grading marijuana

Published: Dec 8, 2016, 10:11 am • Updated: Dec 8, 2016, 10:11 am By The Cannabist Staff Wine has its sommeliers, cheese has its mongers and coffee has its cuppers. Could weed have its “interpeners”? The Trichome Institute, a provider of cannabis education and certification, developed a methodology it calls…

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Cannabist Show: His biz combines weed and fitness; He created a unique water-based vaporizer

Published: Nov 4, 2016, 1:01 pm • Updated: Nov 4, 2016, 1:25 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: 420 Games and Power Plant cannabis gym founder Jim McAlpine, who also launched the New West Summit conference, and vaporizer developer Seibo Shen of VapeXhale. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Cannabis…

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