Regulation

It’s Official: Adult-Use Cannabis is Legal in Canada

Today, Canada will become the second country in the world to legalize recreational cannabis, making it officially legal for adults 18 years-and-older to purchase, possess, and grow cannabis. 


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Top 5 Things for Owners/Investors to Consider Before Getting into the Cannabis Industry

Have you been considering investing in the cannabis industry?  It is a challenging industry that is regulated differently depending on the location.  Regulations vary state to state, and these regulations are a direct impact on the bottom line…


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Meet the Nation’s Longest Serving Marijuana Prisoner

Antonio Bascaro, who has served over 35 years behind bars for a nonviolent marijuana conspiracy offense, holds the dubious honor of being the nation’s, and perhaps the world’s, longest serving marijuana prisoner…


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Why to Prescribe Cannabis Before Opioids

Just over three years ago, I was in a manager meeting. I’ll never forget receiving the call and leaving immediately. My cousin from back home in NH rang me, and the words shook me to my core: One of my best friends, Josh, had overdosed on opioids and was found dead…


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North Dakota Cannabis is Officially Front and Center

The young North Dakota cannabis industry put themselves front and center in the news this past week. Not even two full years ago they voted in medical cannabis, and before they even have a facility open for that, they announce a recreational usage vote with no limits on a grower’s plant count!


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A History of Cannabis Prohibition

Using cannabis and its derivatives as holistic medicine is nothing new – cultures around the world utilized hemp before 1AD. Today, we are faced with how to make cannabis and hemp legal again and creating a one-size-fits-all regulation for cannabis across state lines seems like a daunting task!


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The Excessive Regulation of Colorado’s Cannabis Industry

The other day I chatted for an hour with the owner of a well-known dispensary and product line distributor of high-quality cannabis, edibles, oils, clones, seeds, and more here in Colorado. We got into regulation, and he told me a story so ridiculous that I had to write an article about it…


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