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Lowell Herb Co. CEO David Elias Builds a Bull Market Out West

For all the talk about vertically-integrated companies with deep pockets moving in to dominate the cannabis industry, leave it to a lean-and-mean upstart with...
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Cannabis Takes the Capitol by Storm (Special Feature)

When cannabis was de facto outlawed in the United States in 1937 with the Marihuana Tax Act, reefer madness and racism were the primary...
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Hall of Flowers Brings Cali Brands Center Stage

California’s recreational cannabis industry is only sixteen months old but, judging by the impressive showcase of brands and products on display at the Hall...
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Overcoming Stigma: Sun-Grown Farmers Are Spreading Their Wings

Ever visit a sushi restaurant and wonder whether the “red snapper” on the menu might be tilapia grown on a fish farm in parts...
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SXSWeed: Cannabis Track Tackles Big Issues

AUSTIN, Texas – For a festival that has its origins in local bands playing gigs at small clubs around town, South by Southwest (SXSW)...
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Boveda Is Perfecting Humidity, One Packet at a Time

Before the legal cannabis industry set up shop, buying weed was a hit-or-miss experience: One never could be sure about a strain’s identity, much...
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The Cannabis Plant: an Unfolding Story in Genetics

For a plant humans have grown and transported around the world for thousands of years—utilizing its precious seeds, flowers, resin, and fibers in myriad...
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Putting on the Glitz: Cannabis Retail Adds Bling and Smarts to the Menu

When the Jardin cannabis dispensary opened in Las Vegas in 2016, discerning customers might have noticed something different about the weed shopping experience. Maybe...
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A Cannabis Industry in Transition Blings Up The Emerald Cup

The steady drizzle of rain didn’t do much to deter thousands of enthusiasts and industry operators from attending 2018’s The Emerald Cup, the iconic...
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Hardcar Security Makes Transporting Cannabis and Cash Easier

Cannabis companies across the United States face many challenges in the age of legalization, but one of the biggest conundrums is what to do...