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Greenlane founder and Chief Executive Officer Aaron LoCascio admits he’s been obsessed with acquisitions “for a very long time”—which is why his company’s recent acquisition of its closest competitor, VaporNation, should have surprised no one familiar with LoCascio’s growth...
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A congressional committee decided against amending banking rules for the cannabis industry.If enacted, the new regulations would have prevented the U.S Department of Treasury from attempting to "penalize a financial institution solely because the institution provides...
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - Uruguay is running out of weed.The first country to approve nationwide recreational cannabis sales doesn't have enough legal cannabis to go around. According to a government official, Uruguayans consumed about 20-25 metric tons of black market...
Dennis Hunter always wanted to start a legal cannabis business.Hunter, 46, grew up in the enchanting weed forests of Humboldt County, California, and learned early on about the health benefits ascribed to the plant and how to grow it....
OTTAWA, Ontario -The cannabis industry may be creating new jobs at a breakneck pace, but that doesn't mean everyone is raking in the cash.According to payscale.com, the average budtender earns $11.93 per hour. But cultivation could offer much more...
Global market predictors speculate the worldwide cannabis industry could be worth $55 billion by 2025. Many countries have updated their outdated drug policies, moving cannabis businesses from illicit black-market operations to a cottage industry. Eventually, inevitably, cannabis (and hemp) are destined...
Right now, U.S. federal prohibition on cannabis stands in the way of establishing any comprehensive nationwide policy or real legitimacy for the emerging American cannabis industry. But, by the time you read this, prohibition could be over. Developments in mid-April—strangely...
Genetics researcher Dr. Reggie Gaudino has a dire warning for the cannabis industry: Allow sketchy patents to go unchallenged at your own peril.

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Medically Correct is building a global cannabis company that exceeds the sum of its parts. DENVER-based incredibles sells a lot more products than just the Mile High Mint chocolate bar. Under parent Medically Correct LLC, product lines include gummies, mints,...
Fast Company, AdAge, Business Insider, Adweek, and CNBC – and that’s just in the last month. It may be premature to call MedMen the “Starbucks of weed,” since federal prohibition is still in effect, but that’s not stopping them...

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