Editorial: The Canada-California cannabis connection

Canada often serves as America’s colder, nicer, saner foil, and its handling of marijuana policy exemplifies its more pragmatic side. While federal, state and even local governments in the United States hurtle in different directions on cannabis, our northern neighbor dispensed with much of the confusion...

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The U.K. Just Got Its First Bulk Medical Cannabis Shipment

The first bulk batch of medical cannabis imported into the U.K. since it was legalized for prescription last year has arrived from the Netherlands. The shipment, exported by the Office of Medical Cannabis, will be sent directly to pharmacies to provide to patients under prescription for treating...

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The essential cost guide to becoming a cannabis micro-cultivator in Canada

The application process for a micro-cultivation licence is pretty dense; think between 100 and 225 pages per application Tucked into the Cannabis Act—the federal legalization that allows for the legal sale of recreational cannabis in Canada—one will find the rules governing how to operate a micro-cultivation...

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Top 5 Cannabis Food Trends

Cannabis sativa has managed to flip the table of fate in its favor. With legalization, the use of marijuana is also slowly spreading into various industries. Today like groceries and clothing you can easily order weed online and enjoy its benefits from the comfort of your home.  The medicinal value...

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How to claim marijuana on your taxes

With Canada now raking in up to $100 million per year in pot taxes, some of that revenue will soon be heading right back to pot users in the form of cannabis-specific tax receipts. The only catch? Pot-smokers have to have permission from a physician indicating that they’re toking for medical reasons. Cannabis...

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Wild, Wild Weed: Genetics, Business and Politics Changing Cannabis

For thousands of years humans have cultivated a species of plant known as Cannabis Sativa.  In the 21st Century, it may be the plant’s turn to change us. What began as an ancient crop is now having its cultural moment in America.  In Minnesota, there is the lingering possibility of legalization...

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California’s Cannabis Legalization: Where are we now?

BENICIA (KRON) -- Currently, there are 6,756 active seller's permits issued for cannabis businesses in the state of California and each day more are added to the list. For example in Benicia, with it's population of 28,000 residents, the city council just approved for the first time in the city's...

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Colombia’s first-ever export of medical cannabis set to ship to Canada

A Colombian marijuana company has received authorization to export product to Canada for testing, a move meant to show that the cannabis grown in the South American nation is “top quality.” Ecomedics S.A.S., which operates as Clever Leaves and is backed by U.S.-based investment firm Northern Swan,...

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Is Consolidation Key to Cannabis Industry’s Next Growth Phase?

A wave of consolidations is highly expected in the coming years, with some of the bigger players acquiring specialized startups. The cannabis industry has been one of the biggest standout markets in the last few years. It has witnessed massive developments, including a rapid rise in the number of states...

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Europe blooms to world’s largest legal cannabis market

In the next five years, Europe is set to become the world’s largest legal cannabis market. With a population of more than double that of the United States and Canada combined, the market is ripe, and the industry has grown more in the last year than the last six combined, according to a new report. More...

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