IKÄNIK FARMS aim to bring quality grown California Cannabis to the world | The Cannabis Review

In this episode, we chat to Joseph Devlin. Joseph is the Senior Vice President of Market Development & External Affairs at Ikänik Farms®. Prior to joining Ikänik Mr. Devlin created and then led California’s first municipal office for regulating cannabis. Under his leadership as Chief of Cannabis Policy and Enforcement,…

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Report Finds Legal Cannabis Could Bring Texas $500M In Annual Tax Revenue

Legalizing cannabis in Texas could bring the state more than half a billion dollars in new tax revenue each year, according to a report released last week by a leading cannabis policy and law firm. The economic analysis from Vicente Sederberg LLP also found that legal pot would result in…

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Colorado unveils plan to help bring banking to state’s cannabis industry

With federal banking still out of reach, Gov. Jared Polis unveiled new strategies Monday to entice Colorado banks, credit unions and money transmitters to work with cannabis companies and become leaders in providing financial services to marijuana and hemp businesses. Polis’s plan renews the state’s commitment to creating a regulatory…

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Cannabis Sanctuary Cities May Bring The Feds To Their Knees

Bring on more Marijuana Sanctuary Cities The full legalization of cannabis is imminent. We’ve reached the tipping point where undoing the legal cannabis industry, which has interwoven itself within many aspects of society, would be counterproductive to the benefit of society. Nonetheless, the Federal government is doing all it can…

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Of cannabidiol and chai: Intrepid entrepreneurs ready to bring CBD-enriched products to health food stores

Published: Mar 14, 2018, 5:00 am • Updated: Mar 14, 2018, 7:29 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff ANAHEIM, Calif. — Selling Americans on chai, a spiced black tea with roots in herbal medicine, was a heavy lift for Colorado entrepreneur John Simmons. Nearly 25 years after the founder…

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America’s mass incarceration problem in 5 charts — or, why Sessions shouldn’t bring back mandatory minimums

Published: Jun 6, 2017, 12:41 pm • Updated: Jun 6, 2017, 2:38 pm By Tanya Golash-Boza, The Conversation Today, the United States is a world leader in incarceration, but this has not always been the case. For most of the 20th century, the U.S. incarcerated about 100 people per 100,000…

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