California Named Best State for Cannabis Businesses in New Study

Is California The Golden State For Cannabis? If you’ve ever wondered which of the United States is best for cannabis business, a law firm now has answers. Thompson Coburn LLP, a law firm, just came up with a “holistic state-by-state ranking guide that breaks down how favorable each state’s cannabis…

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Is Volcanic Ash the Reason Why the Emerald Triangle in California Grows the Best Weed in the World?

Is Volcanic Ash the Reason Why the Emerald Triangle in California Grows the Best Weed in the World? A couple weeks ago I took it upon myself to take an epic solo trek into the Cascades, a journey of 104 miles that would culminate on the snow-swept summit of a…

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Legislation Passes in California Senate Allowing for Creation of Cannabis Banks

Among canna-preneurs, the most common complaint regarding everyday operations has remained the inability to establish accounts at traditional banks and credit unions. Due to conflicting federal and state law, financial institutions continue to refuse service to such companies. As a result, dispensary owners must operate in cash, which raises security…

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Statewide Cannabis Delivery Just Approved In California

Statewide Cannabis Delivery Just Approved In California Christmas came early for Californians, as the state Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) just permitted the delivery of cannabis throughout the entire state. This includes area that have placed bans on pot sales, reports NBC San Diego. One of the hottest topics in…

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Recent California conviction of stoned driver shows potentially deadly consequences of driving high

By Jason Kotowski While alcohol-related DUIs remain far more common, this past week a case involving a motorist prosecutors say was solely under the influence of marijuana provided a stark example of the danger of driving while stoned. Prosecutors say John Sebastian Hernandez, 23, smoked pot before getting behind the…

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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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California pot products seeing big safety testing failure rate

LOS ANGELES — Nearly 20 percent of marijuana products in California have failed tests for potency and purity since the state started requiring the checks on July 1, a failure rate some in the industry say has more to do with unrealistic standards and technical glitches than protecting consumer safety.…

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California Is The World’s Biggest Legal Cannabis Marketplace, But Problems Are Here

California Is The World’s Biggest Legal Cannabis Marketplace, But… From the outside, it seems that living in a place where cannabis is legal recreationally and medically is the ideal definition of utopia. But we have a long way to go when it comes to mitigating and undoing all the problems…

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