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    Is Cannabis a Good Investment?

    In an interview with CNBC on Friday, Caro Pepper of Pepper International – an advisor to some of America’s wealthiest families – said that “the next huge growth area” is cannabis stocks. She pointed to the tremendous and, as-of-yet, relatively untapped medical potential of the plant, and implied that its potential for incredible growth as […]

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      We Still Have a Lot to Learn About Cannabis

      A new bill proposing the federal legalization of cannabis has been introduced to the Senate by Ron Wyden, a Democratic representative from Oregon. So far, well over half of the states (33 of them), as well as the capital of the United States government, the District of Columbia have moved forward with cannabis legalization in […]

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        Cannabis Science: State of the Research

        The passage of marijuana ballot measures in three states a few weeks ago signifies more than just Michigan residents getting to enjoy a non-criminal joint for recreational purposes and residents in Utah and Missouri being allowed legal access to medicinal marijuana. Perhaps the most significant thing about these states easing up the restrictions on cannabis […]

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          Court Rules In Favor of Injured Worker Who Tested Positive for Marijuana

          A court in Oklahoma recently ruled in favor of an injured worker receiving compensation benefits, even though he had tested positive for marijuana. The case stemmed from an accident back in 2017 when an employee Dillon S. Rose was working at Berry Plastics Corp. Rose was working on a “ guillotine machine” when another employee […]

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            What Legalizing Marijuana Means for Professional Athletes

            There has been plenty of press on the legalization of marijuana. The mere rumor that a new state has as much as considered joining the “Green Rush” that is so quickly spreading across the nation is enough to spawn countless headlines speculating what economic or political implications of such legislation might be. But what hasn’t […]

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              Analysis Shows Legalizing Medical Marijuana Does Not Lead to Increased Crime Rates

              California has shown a decrease around 20% in the states crime rates since the legalization of marijuana. And, in almost all states where it is legal, the medical marijuana laws have shown little effect on the violent and property crime rates. California led the charge by legalizing medical marijuana back in 1996. Now 30 states […]

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                Cannabis Courses Coming to More Colleges in Canada as Legalization Approaches

                Okanagan College in British Columbia has a mandate in place wherein they help to serve the needs and interest of the businesses in the community. It is because of that mandate that Sunniva, a licensed cannabis producer, reached out to form a partnership with the school once they built a greenhouse and manufacturing facility in […]

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                  Is the CBD Trend Here to Stay?

                  There has been quite a lot of hype around cannabidiol (CBD) in the past couple of years. Though it has historically been left out of the spotlight in favor of its high-inducing sister cannabinoid, THC, there has been an unprecedented rise in its popularity. But despite the persistence of this new trend, and prospective bills […]

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                    A Slice of the Cannabis Market

                    Massachusetts is a state in transition, where recreational sales are not yet legal, but it’s only a matter of time before the legal framework is in place to make it happen. Walking the exhibition room at the CannaCon held in Boston, Massachusetts, last month was an exercise in seeing how the more things change, the […]

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                      What’s the Deal with Terpenes?

                      If you’re among the many cannabis companies looking to get involved with the terpene trend, there are a few things you need to know. First and foremost, what are terpenes? That takes a bit of unpacking. So, let’s start with this: companies can extract terpenes in two major ways—from a cannabis plant itself or a […]

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