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California officials and the marijuana industry prepare to fight a federal crackdown

Warned of a possible federal crackdown on<p>marijuana, California elected officials and cannabis industry leaders said Friday they were preparing for a potential showdown in the courts andCongressto protect the legalization measure approved by state voters in November.<p>The flashpoint that set off a …

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Stuck? We've Got 50 Secrets Motivated People Use to Get Things Done.

Put yourself in the right frame of mind to achieve your goals.<p>You have your plan, you know what you want to accomplish, but after awhile, the novelty of your goal can start to wear off, and it becomes more of a struggle to get started every day.<p>We’ve all been there and we want to help.<p>Read on for …

The Founder of FedEx Shares His Top 10 Rules for Success

Brought to you by Entrepreneur Network<p>He's the founder, chairman, president and CEO of FedEx. In 2014, Fortune Magazine ranked him 26th among the list of "World's 50 Greatest Leaders." He has an estimated net worth of $3.6 billion.<p>He's Frederick W. Smith, and here are his top 10 rules for …

10 Experts Tell How to Get Great PR in Just 15 Minutes A Day

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How much would your sales be impacted if your company, product or service were featured in an article in a well-known publication? What would it mean to your career if you were quoted by the media as an expert in your field? As you likely …

The 7 Biggest Trends in Entrepreneurship of 2016

The traditional sense of entrepreneurship has evolved. Here are some of the new trends.<p>Entrepreneurship seems to be a popular pastime.<p>In developed nations, where opportunity abounds, more and more people are choosing the path of entrepreneurship. Rather than the road less travelled, …

How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Template | Inc.com

Creating a business plan is the first and most crucial step to building a successful company.<p>"A business plan is important because it communicates to everyone involved in the organization what the goals are, and how management plans to get there," says Drew Starbird, a professor of operations …

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23 Michael Jordan Quotes That Will Immediately Boost Your Confidence

What M.J. would say about North Carolina's loss to Villanova.<p>Last night, Villanova beat North Carolina to become NCAA National Champions. Villanova deserves respect and applause for their victory. However, what would Michael Jordan say to the team of his alma mater after such a defeat?<p>Fittingly, …

8 Things Exceptional Thinkers Do Every Day

Speaker and Maximum Performance Strategist. CEO of Matt Mayberry Enterprises<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everything that we are and everything that we are not is an end result from our current level of thinking. Every great achievement in history came from …

Marijuana deliverer Meadow rolls up $2.1M for dispensary sales software

Meadow already lets you get a prescription for medical marijuana over video chat and order from a nearby shop that delivers. Now it wants to be the backbone of the weed business, too. Pot dispensaries can’t use standard point-of-sale or inventory software because they aren’t compliant with the …

Some victims in terror attack support efforts to hack iPhone

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some family members of victims and survivors of the San Bernardino terror attack will file court papers in support of a judge's …

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Medical marijuana regulations advance in state Legislature

Competing proposals to regulate the state's medical marijuana industry advanced in the Legislature on Thursday, capping a week of bustling legislative activity before state budget talks take priority for awhile in the Capitol.<p>Lawmakers also voted on proposals to give workers more benefits. The …

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30 places to see before you turn 30

Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set.<p>These spots might be more physically challenging or tougher on your schedule.<p>They might be easier on the wallet, or a reveler's playground best appreciated while you can still stay up …

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Don't Skimp on Trademark Protection for Your New Brand

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When a founding team gets together and prepares to launch a new startup, it’s easy to move too quickly and make debilitating mistakes. One such mistake involves naming and branding the company. You can’t simply decide you like the way a …

The 5 Slides You Must Have In Your Pitch Deck

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Q: When preparing to pitch investors, what are the slides you should include in your deck?</b><p><b>A:</b> In that first meeting, most investors need just 20 minutes to decide if your idea is something they’re excited to pursue. So creating a …

If cops and unions agree, then why hasn’t medical weed bill passed?

Just days before Friday’s deadline to pass legislation in this session, something weird is going down in Sacramento with legislation that could — after two decades — bring structure and regulation to the medical marijuana industry. And it may have to do with who gets the credit.<p>For the first time …

What No One Tells You About Seeking A Mentor for Your Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I launched my first startup while I was still in college, 16 years back. It shut up shop soon after.<p>I launched my second venture in 2004 and my third, in 2007. Both also shut down within one year of launch.<p>I could blame these failures on …

8 Ways to Do Big-Time Marketing Without Spending a Fortune

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Marketing is essential to any company’s bottom line. However, traditional advertising channels such as newspapers, radio and television can get expensive really quick. Furthermore, they may produce little or no ROI. Contrary to these …

10 Reasons Why You Should Start Your Own Business

<i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i>.<p>Are you thinking of quitting your job and starting your own thing but not sure if it's the right decision?<p>Are you scared of failing? of going broke? of living uncomfortably? of disappointing your loved ones?<p>Are you scared that you might not be …

Amid the stock market volatility, turn to the stability of the marijuana market

With the recent stock market volatility, it’s difficult to know which industries will weather the storm. However, there’s one potential way to stay …

From Startup to Established Brand: Are You Ready to Transition?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A founder's journey typically includes daydreams of his or her company becoming a global giant, synonymous with its sector. "Google" means search. "Uber" means local transportation. "Airbnb" means unique accommodations available almost …

The pot industry is being cannibalized by startups

There's already the on-demand delivery startups like Meadow and Eaze which will deliver medical marijuana to your door. Pax has brought Apple-esque simple design to vaporizers.<p>Even the "Birchbox" subscription box model has come to cannabis.<p>The Guild is the incumbent in the market, but a new 500 …

These billionaires just made massive bets on gold and airlines

Second-quarter regulatory filings show that Stanley Druckenmiller, the famed hedge fund manager, just placed more than $323 million of his own money into a gold ETF, at a time when sentiment toward the yellow metal is in the basement. Meanwhile, Buffett announced this week that Berkshire Hathaway …

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James Harrison Is Right: Winning Is Better Than Trying

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Trying isn't the same as winning.<p>It baffles me that people are critical of James Harrison, the Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker who made headlines over the weekend for taking two "participation" trophies away from his sons.<p>Harrison …

50 Habits That Prove You Were Born to Be an Entrepreneur

Founder and CEO, AudienceBloom<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most aspiring entrepreneurs feel it in their bones -- they were born to be an entrepreneur, to the point where nothing else in life could satisfy them. They're dissatisfied as employees, followers or …

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Lt. Gov. Newsom: California will legalize cannabis in 2016

Californians will legalize, tax and regulate cannabis for adult use in the 2016 general election, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom told Real Time with Bill Maher Friday.<p>The statement amounts one of to the most strident predictions — from one of the world’s highest ranking politicians — about the success of …