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Building A Great Brand With The Stroke Of A Pen

Picture a CEO of an innovative startup that has won countless awards for its products, developed a legion of devoted fans, and is poised to redefine the industry in which it operates. What should the CEO’s next step be?<p>In the case of Gunner Winston, CEO of dosist, the leading disposable vaporizer …

Hedge Funds

Waldorf Astoria Debuts While a New Restaurant Heads to Water Street

<i>THE STRIP</i> — As expected, the <b>Waldorf Astoria</b> officially took over Mandarin Oriental on Friday. Chef Pierre Gagnaire remains with <b>Twist</b>, while <b>SkyBar</b> on the 23rd floor takes over Mandarin Bar. The <b>Tea Lounge</b> remains and MOZen converts into <b>Zen Kitchen</b>. [EaterWire]<p><i>HENDERSON</i> — A new 13,000-square-foot …

Cannabis

Montana Collects $1.8 Million in Medical Cannabis Tax Revenue in First Year

The state of Montana collected $1.8 million in the first year of taxing the medical marijuana industry, according to government officials. The …

Cannabis

Aldi's $17 Whisky Is the Best in the World

We'll drink to that.<p>Aldi, the discount supermarket chain with stores in more than 20 countries, has won an award for best whisky in the world. Your great-grandpappy's moss-covered distillery nestled in the Scottish highlands can suck it.<p>At the Spirits Business Scotch Whisky Masters, judges bestowed …

Scotch Whisky

California targets cannabis delivery firm in second enforcement action

The California Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) on Tuesday announced its second enforcement action against an unlicensed marijuana business, …

Cannabis

Compliance With California’s Cannabis Pesticide Regulations

Failing to take steps to comply with the CDPR’s standards puts a cannabis company at risk<p>Share Email Comments<p>Effective July 1, 2018, all cannabis and …

Cannabis

Smoked out: How Canada's pot producers could overshoot demand

In all the great songs written about pot, from Bob Marley’s Kaya to John Prine’s Illegal Smile, none have ever dealt with the problem of there being …

Cannabis

CBS 2 Investigates False Promises In The Medical Marijuana Industry

<b>CHICAGO (CBS)</b>–Some Illinois patients turning to medical marijuana for pain relief are complaining that a company claiming to help people get medical …

Cannabis

Cannabis spending swells in Q2 to $5.7 billion annualized: StatsCan

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says Canadian spending on cannabis increased 1.2 per cent to $5.7 billion on an annualized basis in the second …

Cannabis

It's official: Emerald Cup coming back to Sonoma County Fairgrounds

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Sonoma County

Pot Topics: IL opioid patients may soon have medical cannabis alternative

<i>Pot Topics is a weekly collection of cannabis-related news curated by the Chicago Sun-Times. Here’s this week’s top stories:</i><p>Action expected on …

Cannabis

A Record Number of Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana, New Survey Shows

Americans are keener on cannabis than ever before.<p>This is turning out to be a groundbreaking year for the legal cannabis industry.<p>Canada is less than …

Cannabis

Don't Fall Over, but the DEA Just Changed Its Tune on Marijuana

The federal quota for cannabis production used in medical research will be over 450% higher in 2019.<p>Big changes are under way right now in our …

Say These 7 Words When Employees Bring You Their Problems

Imagine that one of your employees walks into your office and says “Boss, we’ve got a huge problem with the ACME account; they’re angry and I think we might lose their business!” This is one of those situations that rightly spikes a leader’s blood pressure. But as much as the wrong response risks …

Leadership

Now We Understand How Marijuana Makes Inflammatory Bowel Disease Bearable

No wonder people with IBD often turn to the drug.<p>People who live with inflammatory bowel disease deal with a lot of physical discomfort, and for some …

Medical Marijuana to Improve the Sleep of Elderly

Medical Marijuana to Improve the Sleep of Elderly Patients<p>If you find that an aging loved one has difficulties sleeping, they are not alone. This …

Crop Hits Important Milestone With Tenant Harvesting in California

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CROP Infrastructure Corp. (CSE:CROP) (OTCMKTS:CRXPF) ("CROP" or the "Company") …

Costco harbinger of changes in Ukiah

“What I see on the demand side is with wine, weed or beer,” Breen said of the area.<p>The Ukiah area has some benefits that other Mendocino County …

Oceanside to allow cannabis delivery dispensaries, the first in North County

Oceanside’s City Council voted 3-2 this week to allow two medical cannabis delivery services that, if approved, could be the first legal dispensaries …

First retail pot shops in Mass. could still be months away

Marijuana smokers such as Allison Nolan, 31, thought July 1 was the day they could finally step out of the shadows and legally buy pot.<p>But that …

7 Steps to Becoming a Thought Leader in Your Industry

When it comes to thought leadership, you can blow smoke or be the real deal. Doing it right takes work, but the payoff can be huge.<p>Thought leadership sometimes gets a reputation as just another buzzword. Honestly, when it's thrown around to describe anyone with more than a few thousand followers on …

Why are so Many Baby Boomers Turning to Medical Marijuana?

As the pharmaceutical industry and cannabis business continue to coalesce, an increasing number of senior citizens are seeking alternative pain …

After Planet 13, Marijuana Tourism Will Never Be the Same

Nevada's largest dispensary and superstore will feature flying orbs, a laser graffiti wall, and an experience where customers will be "overwhelmed by the aesthetics."<p>Think of the Planet 13 Superstore as a theme park for marijuana. That's certainly what it sounds like when David Farris, Planet 13's …

U.S. Cannabis Seizures Falling; Data Suggests Shrinking Illicit Market

GreenWave Advisors has analyzed data from the DEA and Homeland Security regarding cannabis plant seizures over the last several years and determined …

From tackling cancer to beating anxiety, medicinal cannabis helps thousands of people around the world — yet it's illegal in the UK

SQUEEZING the pipette of cannabis oil under her tongue, Ceri Jones closed her eyes and took a deep breath.<p>“Please save my life,” she thought. In May …

Big Tobacco Makes Its First Investment in the Marijuana Industry

Naturally, this game-changing investment also involved rapper Snoop Dogg and actor Patrick Stewart.<p>This has truly been a year of "marijuana firsts." …

'It hits you very quickly': Canada brews first cannabis beer

Scientists in a small Ontario laboratory are testing enzymes and experimenting with fermentation. Their techniques are not new, but their focus is a first. They are developing what is being described as the world’s first beer brewed from cannabis.<p>Most cannabis beers on the market are brewed from …

Cannabis

6 Best Marijuana Podcasts

While we recommend that you never use marijuana while driving, that doesn’t mean that your morning commute has to be 100 percent cannabis free. There …

Exclusive: Salon interviews Colorado’s governor, John Hickenlooper, on medical marijuana for autism

<b>Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper (Getty/Photo Montage by Salon)</b><p>“Within a year we should be able to allow our doctors to prescribe medical marijuana for autism,” says governor<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>July 21, 2018 2:15pm (UTC)<p>The challenge, when discussing a subject as sensitive as medical marijuana use, is …

As it moves to legalized recreational marijuana, Canada is facing a potential weed shortage

575 tonnes<p>Demand for legal weed in Canada, both for medicinal and recreational use, is estimated to reach 575 tonnes (633 US tons) in 2021, equal to C$6 billion (US$4.5 billion) in sales.<p>Published June 27, 2017 | Photo by Reuters/Blair Gable<p>575 tonnes<p>But Canada’s marijuana industry does not seem to …