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Banks May See Progress Handling Cash for Cannabis Businesses

The struggle for marijuana businesses in states that have legalized recreational use is a noted one. Businesses cannot use banks because they operate under federal regulations and they will not handle money for illegal industries. Therefore, the banks lose out on the business, and the businesses are...

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High Tide Hits Corporate Milestones Following Aurora Investment

As the newly legalized cannabis industry works to get up and running, larger companies such as Aurora Cannabis (NYSE: ACB; TSX: ACB) have frequently invested in downstream entities to kickstart revenue from additional sources. Late last year, Aurora completed a $10 million investment in Alberta-base...

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Guide to Microdosing Cannabis Concentrates, Flowers and Edibles

Microdosing is a method of dosing cannabis in a way that allows you to reap its medical benefits without getting high. Here’s how that’s possible and how to do it. Nowadays, there are a couple of trends among medical cannabis consumers: One of them is using high CBD products, as cannabidiol (CBD) d...

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Barneys Department Store Introducing Cannabis Section

The new shop will be opening in Beverly Hills. Luxury department store Barneys is adding a cannabis lifestyle and wellness section to its store. Racing to grab a piece of the thriving Cannibidiol (CBD) market, Barneys is to become the first department store to introduce an entire section devoted to...

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Arizona judge makes a medical marijuana precedent in trial

Courts across the country are bringing positive decisions that will actively help in keeping the rights of citizens protected, and that includes the citizens using medical marijuana. Now that marijuana is slowly getting legalized it’s time for the courts to separate what protects and what violates...

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5 Canadian Films to Watch While High

Are you ready for one of the greatest pairings in history? Cannabis makes the perfect companion for a trip through the National Film Board of Canada’s archives. The NFB is an almost 80-year-old institution that produces films with a distinctly Canadian point of view. They have a lot of leeway when...

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Some Legalization Activists Skeptical of Newly Pro-Pot 2020 Candidates

There’s no denying it: pro-pot regulation views are practically requisite for Democrat aspirants to the 2020 presidential nomination. But an article published Wednesday in the Washington Examiner interviews activists who have long been struggling to push for expanded access to cannabis, and who don...

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Classing Up Cannabis: The Science Behind Naming Your Canna-Brand

Editors Note: Welcome to our newest bi-weekly column, Classing Up Cannabis. Consider this your go-to spot for fluid, applicable advice regarding the image, design, marketing, and branding of your cannabis business. Right now, most of the content in the cannabis zeitgeist neglects to highlight or sp...

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High Times TV Premieres WILSON’s “Fuck Up My High” Music Video

Ah, Valentine’s Day. The day Hallmark decided to dedicate to love, cards, flowers, and candy. But what about the people who’ve fallen out of love and would rather upchuck at the sight of Instagrammable displays of affection? Never fear: WILSON, a five-piece alt-rock group from Michigan, is unabashe...

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Women of Weed, Taking down Walls & Crossing Borders

Historically, men have farmed the plant, toiled in the soil, and brought home the harvest but the women in the cannabis industry are quickly being recognized as the caretakers of the soul of the plant, mirroring her female qualities with strength, determination, and healing in the mix. Throughout L...

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Craft cannabis firm Flow Kana closes record $125 million funding round

California-based marijuana producer and distributor Flow Kana closed a $125 million funding round – which appears to be the largest private funding round for a cannabis company in the United States. The previous record was held by the $119 million raise that Acreage Holdings closed in July 2018. Fl...

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Children’s Book Aims to Start the Conversation About Cannabis

A Southern California cannabis activist has written a book, titled What’s Growing in Grandma’s Garden, that she hopes will help parents talk with their kids about cannabis and is currently raising the funds necessary to publish the book and offer it to the public. Susan Soares, in an interview with...