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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The wrong kind of buzz: Marijuana grow lights vex ham radio operators

Published: Feb 28, 2017, 7:49 am • Updated: Feb 28, 2017, 7:49 am By Marina Villeneuve, The Associated Press AUGUSTA, Maine — Retired Coast Guard officer Roger Johnson sometimes notices a harsh buzz when he turns on his amateur radio, and he blames high-powered lighting used to grow pot. Amateur…

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Does comedian Josh Blue treat his cerebral palsy with medical weed? Yes — well, kind of

Published: Sep 23, 2016, 8:19 am • Updated: Sep 23, 2016, 6:32 pm By The Cannabist Staff When asked if medical marijuana helps ease symptoms of his cerebral palsy, Denver-based comedian Josh Blue delivers a punchline. “People ask me if (marijuana) makes me feel better,” he says. “It actually makes…

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KIND Financial And Microsoft Targeting Government Marijuana Contracts

KIND Financial, the leader in technology for cannabis compliance, today announced the launch of KIND Government Solutions with Microsoft Corp. to acquire government-facing contracts for seed to sale tracking. Microsoft selected KIND to participate in its newly created Microsoft Health and Human Services Pod for Managed Service Providers. The goal…

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Denver Plans For A ‘First Ever Of Its Kind’ Local Marijuana Regulation Symposium

When it comes to regulating a legal recreational marijuana industry, Colorado has largely set the standard. Colorado and Washington legalized marijuana at the same time (2012 Election), but Colorado came up with rules much faster than Washington did, and started recreational marijuana sales faster as a result. I know that…

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