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This company is changing the way you can legally grow chemical-free cannabis [VIDEO] - IBTimes India

This amazing device also has an automated clean and washing system that takes care of the Cannabis plants during the growing cycle and also dries the …

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<i>This material was developed from Relapse Prevention seminars hosted by Terence Gorski, MS. I recommend his excellent “Staying Sober” and its</i> …

How to Grow a Cannabis Farming Business in the Blazing Marijuana Economy

From crop cultivation to climate control, here's a look at what it takes to plant the seeds of a marijuana agriculture startup.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Green Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The U.S. cannabis market is very promising. It's so exciting that thousands of industry movers and …

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From a life sentence to clemency from Obama

The Trial<p>Sharanda Jones says she was never told she could be facing life in prison after being indicted for seven counts of conspiracy to traffic cocaine. It was her first criminal offense. During her week-long trial, prosecutors were unable to produce any physical evidence that Jones actually ever …

Cannabis Industry Could Reach $300 Million by End of 2016

The legal cannabis industry in the Rocky Mountain state is on track to beat $996 million in sales last year.<p>Cannabis sales in Colorado is almost a $100 million per month industry.<p>Colorado's cannabis dispensaries sold more than $270 million worth of marijuana, edibles, and other marijuana products …

65 Questions Venture Capitalists Will Ask Startups

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Entrepreneurs need to be prepared in pitching their startup companies to a venture capitalist by …

Methadone inventor addresses Colorado cannabis growers

Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>><p>Updated:Saturday, July 14 2018 8:06 PM EDT2018-07-15 00:06:50 GMT<p>The U.S. Food and Drug Administration …

Process of making medical marijuana oil

Pitbull at Caesars Windsor on Saturday, June 23, 2018. (Melanie Borrelli / CTV Windsor)<p>Detroit Grand Prix 2018<p>A look inside the new Windsor City Hall …

Medical marijuana's big business lures ex-law enforcers in Illinois

With fewer than 4,000 approved patients, the nascent medical marijuana business in Illinois is off to a slow start. Yet it hasn't kept away a cadre of cannabis entrepreneurs who once relied on guns, badges, tough drug laws and lengthy prison sentences to fight the drug.<p>While neither state …

A year after Congress voted to end war on medical pot, raids continue in California

When Congress effectively lifted the federal ban on medical marijuana a year ago, Californians drove the landmark change, which was tucked into a sprawling spending package by a liberal lawmaker from the Monterey peninsula and his conservative colleague from Orange County.<p>A year later, marijuana …

What Colorado's Governor Wants America to Know About Legalizing Weed

Just over one year ago, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper was openly opposed to marijuana legalization.<p>Speaking at an October 2014 debate in the …

Big Marijuana is coming — and even legalization supporters are worried

In November, Ohioans rejected a very unusual marijuana legalization proposal. Beyond legalizing pot, the ballot initiative would have given campaign donors direct rights to the state's 10 pot farms as an <i>explicit gift</i> for their support. It was, even legalization advocates argued, a flagrant display …

It's so easy to get marijuana in California, I got a prescription and delivery without leaving my desk

November marked a rather important milestone since my recent move to California. My state driver's license arrived in the mail, and I bought weed legally for the first time.<p>Before relocating from New York to the Golden State, I heard it was inconceivably easy to get cannabis here (though …

Busted! The IRS's list of tax cheats and scoundrels

The IRS Criminal Investigation unit managed to rack up some big wins against the bad guys in 2015.<p>Its highest-profile victories were well-publicized: Helping to blow the cover off the corruption scandal at FIFA , the governing body for world soccer, and taking down the creator of the underground …

Marijuana Entrepreneur Needs Salespeople, 'Who Have Smoked Weed And Can Talk About Our Products'

Nicole Gonzalez spent her teenage summers working in the Dominican Republic and Central America where her grandfather owned tobacco fields. Cigar-making was a male-dominated industry but her strong-willed mother always told Nicole, “You better be big in this world.” That motivation propelled Nicole …

Is Weed Ready For The Connoisseur’s Treatment? These Five Varietals Make A Strong Case

<i>This was originally posted in November, we’re re-sharing it today for obvious reasons.</i><p>Fetishizing alcohol is mainstream. It’s cool to obsess over wine, beer, and spirits. You can step into almost any bar and talk about “earthy notes” and “balanced flavor profiles” without getting laughed at. But …

The next US state voting to legalize pot would also create the first marijuana grower monopoly

Voters in Ohio will have a chance tomorrow (Nov. 3) to make the Buckeye state the first in the US to authorize recreational marijuana use without approving medical licensing first.<p>But it also would grant complete control over the cultivation of the cash crop to the consortium of deep-pocketed …

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Brendan Kennedy might look like the world's most boring drug dealer but he's one of the biggest names in legal marijuana sales

Kennedy is hoping that it is precisely this normality, this whiff of corporateness, that will give him the edge in the burgeoning global cannabis business. Five years ago, the push for the legalisation of marijuana was led by "people who were well intentioned, but weren't interested in creating …

Cannabis

Wanted: Licensed contractors to build in-house marijuana grow rooms

Medical marijuana is legal in more than 20 U.S. states, and places like Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Alaska and Washington, D.C., have …

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Snoop Dogg launches cannabis brand, Leafs by Snoop

Rapper and self-dubbed ‘master of marijuana’ rolls out brand of cannabis products, available in Colorado<p>First came Beats by Dre, and now there’s another rapper-endorsed product headed to the consumer market: Snoop Dogg’s cannabis brand, Leafs By Snoop. The Colorado-based company stocks a range of …

Green innovation: This company is growing the future of automated agriculture

If your goal is to create a stable food supply on Earth, or elsewhere for that matter, one path to steady, environmentally friendly and …

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5 Things to Know Before You Interview With a Cannabis Company

Opinions expressed by <i>Green Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I was a successful leader of one of the largest consulting firms in the world. I coached some of the world’s top business leaders. Then I left corporate America to work in the cannabis industry, where I assumed my decade-plus of …

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Three Make The Jump From Wall Street To Cannabis Startups And Tell Us What It's Like

We asked three who’ve gone from Wall Street to the C-suites of the cannabis industry to tell us what they found. Derek Peterson, CEO/Founder of Terra Tech, the first publicly traded cannabis company in the U.S. worked as a Vice President with Morgan Stanley. Victoria Rudman, CFO for Kalytera, a …

New York on Path Toward Marijuana Legalization — Here's the Latest on Legal Pot Bill

The Big Apple may soon be a Granny Smith. Legislation in New York could push the state toward the top of the list of 11 in the nation most likely to …

Cops are freaking out about a new type of marijuana — users say it just gets you really high

Shatter — also known as wax, sap, budder, and a number of other nicknames, depending on the presentation — is a type of cannabis concentrate that resembles honey or taffy. It can be inhaled for a stronger high per hit than marijuana buds, the part of the plant that is commonly smoked.<p>The Illinois …

An Open Letter to DEA Chief Chuck Rosenberg: Don't Resign (Yet)

Dear Mr. Rosenberg:<p>When I heard you say recently that you thought medical marijuana was a "joke," I didn't know whether to laugh or cry. But I knew then what I think you're beginning to figure out now, which is that saying something like that gets you in a whole heap of trouble.<p>As I think you've …

The stunning paradox of Iran’s war on drugs: How it actually makes America look worse

<b>(AP/Ted S. Warren)</b><p>Iran regularly puts drug traffickers to death—but it also tests out progressive policies for treating drug addicts<p>Daniel Denvir<p>November 20, 2015 12:58pm (UTC)<p>Situated between Afghanistan's extensive poppy fields and eager Western markets, Iran has an extensive history of domestic …

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Two months after Oregon legalization, pot saturation sends profits up in smoke

After the state’s legalization of recreational cannabis, over-saturation and shaky business plans mean that for some dispensaries business is not booming<p>Along North-east Sandy Boulevard in Portland, Oregon, there’s a stretch known as the “Green Mile”. Here, medical marijuana dispensaries are …