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COHNNABIS-Designed Cannabis Packaging Wins Gold Davey Award

COHNNABIS-Designed Cannabis Packaging Wins Gold Davey Award

DENVER, Nov. 29, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — COHNNABIS, the cannabis-focused division of top marketing and brand agency COHN Marketing, is proud to announce it has been honored with a 2017 Gold Davey Award for Package Design created for Denver-based cannabis flower and extract producer Seed & Smith.

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National Cannabis Industry Association Statement on Senate Appropriations Approval of Medical Marijuana Protections

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — National Cannabis Industry Association executive director Aaron Smith issued the below statement in response to the Senate Appropriations Committee’s approval by voice vote today for the renewal of medical marijuana protections in the Department of Justice budget.

Has Recreational Marijuana Use Become Too Big To Jail?

Has Recreational Marijuana Use Become Too Big to Jail?

Enforcing marijuana laws: FNC’s Alicia Acuna on concerns the Trump Administration may get tougher on enforcement of federal laws against recreational marijuana use.

PBS News Hour: What's Next For Marijuana Legalization

PBS News Hour: What is Next for Marijuana Legalization?

On November 8, multiple states legalized the use of marijuana for either recreational or medicinal purposes — thus marking a major shift in U.S. drug policy. William Brangham speaks with Taylor West of the National Cannabis Administration and Jonathan Hudak of the Brookings Institution about marijuana law and how it might evolve under President-elect Donald Trump’s upcoming administration.


Here’s Who’s Likely to Reap the Benefits of Recreational Marijuana in California

While insiders are working behind the scenes to put the question of recreational marijuana to voters on the November ballot, investors and business owners throughout the Golden State are getting ready to jump into the recreational pot business.

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Cannabis Trade Group Hires Lobbyist Firms to Improve Bank Access

The National Cannabis Industry Association, a national trade group, is expanding its advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill to address the industry’s top federal priorities—access to basic banking services and fair federal taxation.

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Inside America’s Billion-Dollar Weed Business: The Grass is Greener

In a city with dispensaries as common as coffee shops, Denver is undoubtedly the epicenter of the legal marijuana movement. And if you’re in the business of bud, it’s a good place to be: Colorado accounted for a third of the country’s 2.7 billion dollar marijuana market last year.

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Presenting the 2014 MJINews Power Activists

Progress is not given, it is earned. The 2014 MJINews Power Activists know this all too well. The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws began the organized drug law reform movement in 1970, inspiring activists across the nation.