The California Cannabis Industry: Insights From The First Half Of 2018

The California Cannabis Industry: Insights From The First Half Of 2018 The cannabis industry is big business, but it’s only about to get bigger. As of today, there are 30 states that have legalized medical use of cannabis, even Oklahoma, famous for being largely Republican. Additionally, 9 of these states…

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Estee Lauder Joins Budding Cannabis Beauty Industry

Estee Lauder Joins Budding Cannabis Beauty Industry Estee Lauder’s Origins line is the latest big-name company to join the cannabis beauty market with the launch of a brand-new celadon face mask containing hemp-derived cannabis oil. The Hello, Calm face mask was made available in Sephora this week, making Origins the…

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The Most Important Question in the Cannabis Industry for the Next 10 Years

The Most Important Question in the Cannabis Industry for the Next 10 Years The retail space will be shaped by how you, and millions like you, answer this question. There are a lot of questions in the cannabis space, especially around legality, taxation, investment, and Federal government offices.  One of…

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Marijuana industry needs protection from federal enforcement policies

Last week, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock – a former opponent of legalizing marijuana in Colorado – rallied colleagues from other cities to form a coalition supporting a bill introduced by Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, who also opposed marijuana legalization. The bill would ensure states like Colorado have the right…

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Colorado’s marijuana industry would get bank access, federal OK under bill from Cory Gardner and Elizabeth Warren. But what are its chances?

WASHINGTON — The federal government would be forced to respect state laws on marijuana under a bill introduced Thursday by U.S. Sens. Cory Gardner and Elizabeth Warren. The measure, which is welcomed by the cannabis industry but faces a tough path to becoming law, wouldn’t legalize the drug in states…

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