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Out with the Antiquated, in with the Nano

Cannabis cultivation and consumption date back hundreds—even thousands—of years, and yet the industry only recently began developing and adopting new methods of delivery, paving...
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‘Pot Banks’: The Answer for a Budding Industry?

When California voters approved Proposition 64 in November 2016, the Golden State became effectively the largest jurisdiction in the world to legalize recreational sale...
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The Cannabis Industry’s Future Depends on Its Media Literacy

Long before candidate Donald Trump deflected any and all criticism lobbed his way as “fake news”—hell, long before Trump was even a candidate for...
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Ricardo Baca: What Would Make Your Business Better? Tell Me

Well, hello again. Funny how we keep running into each other like this. Last time we spent time together was December 2017—ahh, the holiday crush—when...
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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...