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Curbing Cannabis Cash in a Post-Cole-Memo Climate

On January 1, 2018, California’s cannabis industry celebrated the start of adult-use cannabis sales under rigorous regulations modeled largely after Deputy Attorney General James...
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California’s Continuing Mission to Curb Cannabis Cash

As California’s Medicinal and Adult Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act’s January 1 deadline for cannabis licensing draws closer, the cannabis industry’s lack of...
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Opinion: The Cure for PTSD Is CBD

Army Airborne veteran Boone Cutler reinvigorated my interest in post-traumatic stress disorder and workable cures during a talk he presented at the Cannabis World...
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Could A Public Bank Solve California’s Cannabis Cash Conundrum?

Ever since California Governor Jerry Brown signed the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act (MMRSA) into law in 2015, the state’s cannabis industry has...
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The Marijuana CBD Revolution: Ease of Use vs. Quality of Life

My great-grandfather mined gold in Hayfork, California, some 120 years ago. I got to meet him in 1963 when I was eight years old...
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There’s Reason for Optimism, Even in the Sessions Era

  Entire libraries seemingly have been written about Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ distaste for cannabis. We all know the 70-year-old former U.S. Senator from Alabama...
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Marijuana’s March on Capitol Hill

Newly introduced legislation underscores the belief among some lawmakers that the time to advance the national cannabis agenda is now. A few years ago, marijuana...
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In Search of Improved Dispensary Search

The solution to improving internet dispensary search may be decidedly low-tech. I have a question—a good question: Why is an everyday internet search for a...

How to Navigate Payments in an Industry That Lacks Banking

2016 was a monumental year for marijuana, as voters and regulators throughout the U.S., including those in Arkansas, North Dakota, Florida, California, Nevada, Maine,...
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MMJ Makeover: Phoenix’s Bloom Dispensary Goes From Drab to Fab

Since I started designing cannabis dispensaries in 2013, I have had the awesome fortune of getting to work with dispensary operators in thirteen states....