Cannabis industry analytics firm New Frontier Data buys Hemp Business Journal

Published: Feb 7, 2018, 10:29 am • Updated: Feb 7, 2018, 10:29 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Cannabis data clearinghouse New Frontier Data has made a move to bring hemp into its fold with the acquisition of Denver-based Hemp Business Journal, the firms are expected to announce Wednesday.…

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How Cannabis Prohibitionist Spin Data To Suit Their Needs

How Cannabis Prohibitionists Change Rhetoric to Suit their Political Agendas A recent federal report showed that youth cannabis consumption in the state of Colorado has dropped nearly 20% from 2014-2015 and 2015-2016. This should make every cannabis prohibitionist ecstatic because after all, the core of their arguments is to “protect…

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Cannabist Show: She deciphers data to give cannabis consumers what they want

Published: Nov 3, 2017, 5:54 pm • Updated: Nov 3, 2017, 5:54 pm By Vincent Chandler, The Cannabist Staff Featured guest: Natasha Irizarry, co-founder and CEO of Stashbox, a personalized monthly subscription box for cannabis consumers. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Using data to interpret sales trends and predict what’s…

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Habu Health: Data Driven Research and Education in Cannabis

With cannabis legalization comes the opportunity for cannabis education.  We are currently living in a society (in the U.S. anyway) where we have been fed decades of propaganda and conjecture by the federal government, and actual studies and research about cannabis (much less factual public education) have been virtually impossible.…

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Habu Health: Data Driven Research and Education in Cannabis

With cannabis legalization comes the opportunity for cannabis education.  We are currently living in a society (in the U.S. anyway) where we have been fed decades of propaganda and conjecture by the federal government, and actual studies and research about cannabis (much less factual public education) have been virtually impossible.…

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Op-ed: Colorado officials should speak out on fake marijuana data used by feds

Published: Aug 21, 2017, 7:37 am • Updated: Aug 21, 2017, 8:57 am By Ricardo Baca, Denver Post Guest Commentary Government-rooted misinformation has long been central to the very existence of War on Drugs. From government-sponsored anti-marijuana campaigns to the familiar talking points used by politicians over the decades, the…

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Data shows 1 in 3 Colorado weed dispensaries is a chain retailer

Published: Jun 7, 2017, 3:40 pm • Updated: Jun 7, 2017, 4:05 pm By The Associated Press DENVER — Chain retailers in Colorado have been opening more cannabis stores than entrepreneurs. The Marijuana Business Daily reported Monday that nearly one in three cannabis stores in Colorado are currently operated by…

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Colorado marijuana data: Fresh report looks at health effects, trends

Published: Jan 31, 2017, 6:52 pm • Updated: Jan 31, 2017, 6:52 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff After Colorado implemented its recreational marijuana law in 2014, one of the paramount tasks for state health officials was to monitor potential public-health outcomes. The state’s first report, released in January…

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Houston, we have a data breach. Officials take down Nevada medical marijuana portal

Published: Dec 29, 2016, 9:10 am • Updated: Dec 29, 2016, 9:10 am By The Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Officials say they’ve taken down the Nevada medical marijuana online portal after personal information about marijuana industry workers was exposed. The state Division of Public and Behavioral Health said it…

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