Items tagged with cannabis industry

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The Marlboro of marijuana [07.11.2014] Would household names really consider selling cannabis? They already have. In 1969 a Philip Morris executive wrote to the Justice Department, request ...
Fear of cannabis commerce didn't, won't and shouldn't stop legalization [05.11.2014] Three marijuana legalization initiatives were on the ballot this week, and all three won. That’s a better outcome than I was expecting. I was surpris ...
Legal marijuana could be $130 million a year business in D.C., study finds [29.10.2014] If D.C. residents vote to legalize marijuana possession next week, it wouldn’t just mean a sea change in drug policy in the nation’s capital. It coul ...
The marijuana industry could be bigger than the NFL by 2020 [23.10.2014] A report from Greenwave Advisors, a "comprehensive research and financial analysis for the emerging legalized marijuana industry," projects that lega ...
Race, class, and cannabis in the Caribbean [23.10.2014] Given the regional discussions of allowing the use of ganja for medicinal purposes—and its eventual decriminalization—two prominent ganja advocates i ...
Colorado recreational marijuana industry begins major transformation [29.06.2014] Only six months old, Colorado's recreational marijuana industry starts a transformation that could add hundreds of new pot businesses to the state an ...
Dope to your door [20.06.2014] Evan Cox used to deliver pizza. But 18 months ago, as he was running out of money at college in Seattle, he had a new business idea. The state of Was ...
Barcelona is fighting an overdose of cannabis clubs [12.06.2014] Barcelona has a new tourist attraction that some locals wish would disappear: a burgeoning number of "cannabis clubs," where people can legally buy a ...
Banks say no to marijuana money, legal or not [14.01.2014] Legal marijuana merchants — mainly medical marijuana outlets but also, starting this year, shops that sell recreational marijuana in Colorado and Was ...
Greener marijuana: can a budding industry grow sustainable agriculture? [29.10.2013] The growing societal acceptance of cannabis in the U.S. has sparked what some call a "green rush" of people trying to cash in on what is already a mu ...
Will legalised marijuana lead to an economic boom? [06.05.2013] Many Washington residents are looking to cash in on the newly legal and potentially lucrative marijuana market, which they hope will give them a new ...
The present continuous of cannabis clubs in Catalonia [29.03.2013] The exponential proliferation of the number of associations, clubs and other groups that distribute cannabis among their members and create new space ...
Wall Street sees opportunity in marijuana [22.03.2013] A number of businesses in the burgeoning U.S. cannabis industry are trying to enlist Wall Street's help. Some entrepreneurs see marijuana heading dow ...
State chief consultant Mark Kleiman knows in, outs of pot legalization [19.03.2013] Washington state’s chief pot consultant remains a bit mysterious, but Mark Kleiman's views on legalizing pot are no mystery. He lays them out in “Mar ...
Will high marijuana taxes encourage black markets? [22.02.2013] The cannabis industry is an easy target for legislatures to saddle with heavy taxes. In Washington State for instance, there is a 25% tax at three di ...
Two letters expose rift over new pot law [06.02.2013] A handful of legislators recently drew up a letter raising questions and concerns about the law, including whether it can be implemented by December ...
Groups seek to influence new rules for growing, selling pot [05.01.2013] The Washington state Liquor Control Board (LCB), charged with launching the world's first regulated marijuana market for social use, expects to begin ...
Rocky Mountain high: Pot a $200M industry in Colorado [04.01.2013] Vigorous regulation of a thriving medical-marijuana industry in Colorado offers the best glimpse of what is coming to Washington when it launches its ...
Investors see profit potential in new pot law [30.11.2012] Votes in Washington and Colorado last month to legalize pot for recreational use turbocharged marijuana as a legitimate business opportunity. Busines ...
U.S. marijuana vote threatens to nip B.C. market in the bud [07.11.2012] British Columbia’s multibillion-dollar marijuana industry could take a “significant” blow now that two U.S. states – including its closest neighbour ...
Pot dispensaries clouding medical marijuana's image [05.10.2012] Seattle's first-ever Medical Cannabis Cup — part gourmet weed contest, part trade show, part smoke-in — showcased the entrepreneurial drive and explo ...
Between collective organisation and commercialisation [08.08.2012] The last few years have witnessed a boom in new cannabis user associations in Spain. Although there are no reliable figures for them, most are known ...

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