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Marijuana-Infused Wine Is Coming to Legal Weed States

Marijuana-Infused Wine Is Coming to Legal Weed States

Marijuana-Infused Wine Is Coming to Legal Weed States

You like wine. You like weed. But how do you feel about weed wine? As perplexing as that might sound, it’s actually something adults living in legal marijuana states will be able to sip on.

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Memo to Congress: DEA Dumped the “Gateway-Theory” Due To Science

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Americans for Safe Access, a national nonprofit dedicated to ensuring safe and legal access to medical cannabis for therapeutic use and research, sent a memo to Congress informing members that the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has removed false information about cannabis from its website after months of public pressure.

Why these pot stocks smoked the ASX today

Why These Pot Stocks Smoked the ASX Today

It certainly has been a great day for pot stocks on the ASX. This morning Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt announced that the government would allow medical marijuana companies to distribute cannabis oils and medications in Australia within the next couple of months.

Bipartisan Group of Senators Presses Federal Regulator for Clear Guidance on Banking Services for Vendors Working with Legal Marijuana Businesses

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today, a bipartisan group of Senators led by Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley pressed a key federal regulator to take further action to ensure that vendors working with legal marijuana businesses in states that have legalized recreational or medicinal marijuana do not have their banking services taken away.

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Hoban & Feola Presents Cannabis Professional Advancement Series September 16th, 2016 at University of Denver National Cannabusiness Legal Experts Since 2008

DENVER, Sept. 14, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Hoban & Feola is presenting with The Cannabis Professional Advancement Series on September 16th at the University of Denver.

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Legal Marijuana Might Be The Secret to Bringing Down the Mexican Cartel

Marijuana legalization may have accomplished what the War on Drugs has failed to do — put the squeeze on Mexican drug cartel activity. The U.S. Border Patrol has released 2015 data showing that the number of marijuana seizures throughout the southwest U.S./Mexico border has fallen to the lowest level in a decade, the Washington Post reports. View full article

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US Senate Vote Could Finally Allow Cannabusinesses Banking Access

It’s been a couple years now since Colorado and Washington first legalized recreational use and sale of marijuana. In that time we’ve seen lots of changes, but one of the most important things that needs to change, but simply hasn’t, is the lack of banking access for cannabis companies.   One of the most dangerous

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29 Days Until Dale Sky Jones Talks Mitigating Risk and Oaksterdam Certification

Dale Sky Jones, the Executive Chancellor of Oaksterdam University, will be joining the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Francisco this March to discuss how to mitigate your business risk through advocacy, as well as Oaksterdam Certification Training.

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9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Raising Money in the Cannabis Industry

As of early August, CanopyBoulder Spring Class companies have raised nearly $3 million in seed financing, and more is on the way. But don’t think that raising money or investing money is easy—it is not.

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New Marijuana Law Hub a Timely Forum for Attorneys

OAKLAND, Calif., July 31, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB), a premier provider of educational support for practicing attorneys, has developed and launched Marijuana Law Hub (mjlawhub.com), a website that specifically informs attorneys about crucial legal issues arising from state marijuana legalization and its conflicts with federal law.

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SmithAmundsen Presents Complimentary Webinar: Intellectual Property in the Medical Cannabis Industry

CHICAGO, June 23, 2015 /Weed Wire/ – On Thursday, June 25, 2015 the law firm of SmithAmundsen will host a complimentary webinar on intellectual property challenges related to the medical cannabis industry as part of its bi-monthly series addressing the medical cannabis industry’s unique legal challenges.

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Church Of Marijuana Gets Boost From Indiana’s Anti-Gay ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill

Indiana’s new “religious freedom” law has been widely criticized and condemned by many, but an innovative marijuana activist in the state is using the bill’s legal protections as a means to set up a new religious sect — the First Church of Cannabis.

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Who is the Marijuana Majority? The influencers may surprise you

Successful people, not just “lazy stoners”, want pot laws to change. That’s the message of new website Marijuana Majority, which displays over 600 influencers including Peter Thiel, Sean Parker, Paul Bucheit, and Dustin Moskovitz who’ve supported marijuana law reform through donations or quotes. Now it wants Twitter’ers to persuade pot-favoring politicians, celebs, and technologists to

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Voter Turnout for Marijuana Legalization

The countdown to Election Day has begun in earnest. For legalization advocates in Alaska, D.C. and Oregon and medical marijuana reform in Florida, the focus has shifted to voter registration and turnout. Many states will be observing National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, September 23, in advance of local deadlines by which voters must register

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NY Gov Cuomo calls for expedited MMJ legalization

Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday sent a letter to acting New York State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker asking him to consider expediting the medical marijuana legalization specifically for epileptic children in New York. Cuomo’s letter comes after two children, nine-year-old Anna Conte and three-year-old Olivia Marie Newton, died this month. In June, state legislators passed

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Mysterious Masked Men Raiding California Cannabis Crops

Every cannabis user at some point in their life has had the fear that at any moment, men in black helicopters would descend from the sky with guns drawn; ready to take your cannabis, take you to jail, or worse. For marijuana cultivator Susan Schindler, the fear of masked men in helicopters has become a

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How to Hire a Marijuana Business Attorney

Budding entrepreneurs of all strains need two kinds of advisers: an accountant and an attorney. Leaving accounting aside for the moment, let us focus on what to look for in a marijuana business attorney, given the friction between federal and state law where marijuana businesses are legal and regulated.

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Weed Women Connect and Create Investment Opportunities

Pot culture has been described as testosterone-fueled boys’ club in which women are objectified as “hot pot babes.” What happens on the stoner side of things seeps insidiously into the world of policy reform and legitimate business. Statistics are scarce, but the legal marijuana industry also seems to be heavily male dominated and more than a little alien for many businesswomen.

Holder Not Quite High on Hope

Attorney General Eric Holder’s Hopes High?

While Eric Holder may have told the Huffington Post of his “youthful experimentation” when in college, he is not holding out for a marijuana victory on Capitol Hill anytime soon. Nonetheless, the Attorney General is “cautiously optimistic” about what is happening in Colorado and Washington. MMJ Investor News treats this as progress, considering it comes straight from the horse’s mouth.

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Vote Legal: Five States May Take High Road

As medical marijuana barriers come tumbling down across America, the smart money is wondering which state will follow Colorado and Washington down the road to full legalization. The answer does not lie in a single factor model. First the people must vote. Next their legislators must be in sync. Finally, the governor must go along with the decision.

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Media Mix: Curiosity Charms Cannabis Cat

Barring a few spats to come in the heartland of conservatism, medical marijuana has become a feature in American media. Sure, we bicker endlessly over it, but that’s our culture. For today’s post I grabbed three media reports almost at random. Taken together, they make for a curious story.


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