Canadian cannabis giant models global growth plan after Circle K

Published: Mar 13, 2018, 11:53 am • Updated: Mar 13, 2018, 12:09 pm By Sandrine Rastello, Bloomberg News As Canadian marijuana growers rush to boost production before pot gets legalized, Quebec’s biggest cannabis company looks to a convenience-store giant for a road map. The Hydropothecary Corp. says it wants to follow…

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What Advertising Plan Work Best for Cannabis Businesses?

To succeed, a business needs an effective advertising and marketing plan. This is especially true for new business and entrepreneurs. The regulations surrounding the cannabis industry are always in flux. Cannabis businesses need to navigate the complicated restrictions placed on them. The limits set at state and federal level make…

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Colorado congressional members developing plan for federal marijuana protections

Published: Jan 5, 2018, 6:06 pm • Updated: Jan 5, 2018, 6:56 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Members of Colorado’s congressional delegation on Friday began to hatch a plan to counter Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ move to eliminate Obama-era guidance on marijuana enforcement. Legislative sources confirmed to The…

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MassRoots officials: “Right team and right plan” in place for growth

Published: Nov 16, 2017, 5:24 pm • Updated: Nov 16, 2017, 5:30 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff MassRoots Inc.’s new CEO on Thursday sought to put a “weak” quarter and previous leadership in the rear-view mirror, telling investors that he’s optimistic for the road ahead — including potential…

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Sessions’ plan to make street drugs less potent and more expensive is deeply flawed

Published: Jul 12, 2017, 10:47 am • Updated: Jul 12, 2017, 11:51 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivered a lengthy speech on drug policy today at a conference for DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), the anti-drug program that was big in the 80s and…

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Nevada regulators have cunning plan to keep July 1 recreational marijuana sales on track

Published: Jun 23, 2017, 12:03 pm • Updated: Jun 23, 2017, 12:03 pm By Scott Sonner, The Associated Press RENO, Nev. — Nevada’s marijuana regulators may have found a way around a judge’s order that threatens to block the state’s first recreational pot sales scheduled to begin next month. Gov.…

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“We need to try to restore some trust”: Massachusetts senators debate their marijuana plan

Published: Jun 22, 2017, 6:21 pm • Updated: Jun 22, 2017, 6:21 pm By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON — The debate over the reshaping of Massachusetts’ recreational marijuana law shifted Thursday to the state Senate, where a more modest set of revisions to the existing law appeared headed…

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Wisconsin plan would cut off Medicaid and food stamps for those who refuse drug test

Published: May 25, 2017, 10:28 am • Updated: May 25, 2017, 10:28 am By Scott Bauer, The Associated Press MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker wants to make Wisconsin the first state in the country to require childless adults applying for Medicaid to undergo drug screening, a move that could…

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