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WOMEN WORKING TO CREATE OPPORTUNITIES IN NEW YORK’S GROWING CANNABIS INDUSTRY

If you’re a female in New York interested in cannabis this maybe just the Ticket you’re looking for! Before and after the feature presentations, women have a chance to network with other aspiring entrepreneurs or industry veterans, fostering connections that may help with their own canna-businesses. Each month, a different group of enterprising women give presentations in New York […]

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California cannabis regulations signed into law

California Oct 2015 voted in a State wide Cannabis Regulation system that originally was governed City by City. Californias Gov. Jerry Brown signed on Friday. Quoting Brown: “This new structure will make sure patients have access to medical marijuana, while ensuring a robust tracking system,” Most of the new restrictions won’t become operational until 2018, Keep an […]

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Vermont House Speaker Shap Smith announces Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, in his hometown of Morrisville, Vt., that he will seek the Democratic nomination for governor for the 2016 election. Incumbent Democrat Gov. Peter Shumlin announced in June he would not seek a fourth, two-year term. (AP Photo/Alison Redlich)

U.S.: New Drug Sentencing Guidelines Mean 6,000 Will Be Released From Prison Next Month

November 1, 6,000 federal prisoners are set to be released from prison. This is the result of changes made by the U.S. Sentencing Commission last year that lowered federal sentencing guidelines for people convicted under draconian laws. This development reflects efforts underway in Congress to reform federal drug sentencing laws.   Read the original Hemp.Org […]

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Celebrities Adding Star Power to Booming Marijuana Industry

High-profile celebrities are starting to leverage their start power to create new income streams by licensing their names and brands to private marijuana industry companies. Currently the trend is taking greatest foothold in the few states that have decriminalized recreational use like Colorado and Oregon. Read full MJ Biz Daily article by clicking here..

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Indiana’s First Church of Pot

Be careful what you wish for: A ‘church of cannabis’ is the latest unintended consequence of the right’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act madness. Hoosiers, get your Hookahs.In the latest Unintended Consequence of the “Religious Freedom” laws now sweeping the country, an Indiana church today was granted tax-exempt status by the IRS. But not just any […]

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