Why are We Destroying Illegal Marijuana? There is a Better Solution!

Why are we destroying illegal marijuana? There’s a better way! Every now and then I read headlines about the police finding “illegal marijuana” grows and subsequentially burning the crops. This got me thinking, “WHY?!?” I understand that in order to maintain the industry, it’s important to weed out the mass-scale…

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Got a Cannabis Addiction? Well, the Solution is More Cannabis Says a New Study

Got a Cannabis Addiction? Well, the Solution is More Cannabis We’ve got so much evidence lying around that cannabis just isn’t addictive, but surely there are some people who have more of a dependency to it than other people. We can’t blame them: cannabis does make you feel good, reduces stress,…

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6 New Studies Proving that Cannabis is the Best Solution to the Opioid Problem

The Science Is In: 6 New Studies Proving That Cannabis Is The Only Solution To Our Opioid Problem Fibromyalgia, arthritis, addiction, you name it – cannabis is the remedy The years 2016 to 2017 were the worst for opioid-related deaths in the United States, and if we don’t act now,…

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Are Expungement Clinics The Solution To The US Weed Industry’s Brain Drain?

Are Expungement Clinics The Solution To The US Weed Industry’s Brain Drain? Last October 17, Canada legalized recreational weed and became the biggest national cannabis marketplace in the world. But just like any other industry, Canada’s cannabusinesses need top talent. Who better to serve them than cannabis workers in Colorado,…

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Are Lower Taxes Really The Solution To Overcoming California’s Black Market?

Are Lower Taxes Really The Solution To Overcoming California’s Black Market? Sky-high taxes in California’s cannabis market can lead to problems – one of them may be the prevalence of the black market. Last Thursday, lawmakers proposed reducing state taxes for the next three years. A cut in taxes for…

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Colorado’s bank commissioner who dreamed up cannabis banking solution, steps down

Published: Oct 31, 2017, 10:49 am • Updated: Oct 31, 2017, 10:50 am By Jesse Paul, The Denver Post Chris Myklebust, the state bank and financial services commissioner who dreamed up a pot-banking workaround for Colorado, is leaving his job at the end of next month, joining a growing list…

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Sessions triples down on marijuana as dangerous drug, not opioid crisis solution

Published: Mar 15, 2017, 11:26 am • Updated: Mar 15, 2017, 11:52 am By Rachel Weiner and Sari Horwitz, The Washington Post RICHMOND, Va. – Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday pledged aggressive criminal prosecution of drug dealers and gun-toting felons to combat what he described as a troubling rise…

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This ex-Treasury Department employee has a solution to bank the marijuana industry: How it works

Published: Oct 27, 2016, 9:29 am • Updated: Oct 27, 2016, 9:29 am By The Cannabist Staff There are lot of companies out there trying to solve the banking conundrum that plagues the cannabis industry. Some have taken action such as setting up holding companies to provide banking or even…

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Leading Medical Cannabis Expert To Present The Facts Behind A Solution To The Opioid Epidemic

(image via Press Herald) I received the following press release today. Dr. Dustin Sulak is a very talented, knowledgeable expert. I strongly urge you to check out the event, which is free to all: One of the world’s leading medical cannabis experts, Dr. Dustin Sulak, will on May 10th, present…

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