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Alabama Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana Bill

Alabama Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana Bill

An Alabama Senate committee approved a bill to legalize medical marijuana on Wednesday, the second major victory for cannabis reform supporters in the state within the span of a week. The legislation would allow patients 19 and older who are suffering from one of 33 conditions to qualify for medical marijuana and obtain it at...

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Congressional Committee Approves Marijuana Banking Bill

Congressional Committee Approves Marijuana Banking Bill

A congressional committee voted on Thursday to approve legislation aimed at increasing marijuana businesses’ access to banks. Following multiple days of lengthy debate and consideration of several amendments, the House Financial Services Committee voted 45 to 15 to advance the legislation to the full body. Floor action has not yet been scheduled, but cannabis reform advocates are hopeful that...

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Legalization & Business of the $140 Billion Miracle Plant

Legalization & Business of the $140 Billion Miracle Plant

2019 Best year for Cannabis, Cannabis has been ‘Demonized’, Miraculous Results of Marijuana and more inCity Magazine’s Publisher, Christopher Thomas, sits with Steven Hawkins, Executive Director for Marijuana Policy Project discussing: War on Drugs, Fear of Marijuana, Tax Revenue, 2019 Being BEST Year of Cannabis, NFL and Cannabis, Marijuana Miraculous Results, Cannabis Entrepreneurship, Global Industry...

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Beer vs. Marijuana: The Battle Royale of Partying

Beer vs. Marijuana: The Battle Royale of Partying

Pick your poison, America. The typical American Friday or Saturday night usually involves a drink or two—be it a glass of Chardonnay or a can of Rainier. Drinking is a popular way to relax, to unwind, and to otherwise grease the social wheels. Though not everyone drinks regularly, seven in ten Americans say they’ve had...

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Business Is Booming for Product You Don’t Inhale

Business Is Booming for Product You Don’t Inhale

Lots of people were consuming marijuana long before it was legal to do so. But aside from the occasional pot brownie, that consumption nearly always meant inhaling smoke, whether from a joint, a pipe, or a bong. Now legalization has unleashed entrepreneurial innovation resulting in countless new products catering to marijuana consumers and, more importantly for...

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Alabama Business Owners Respond To CBD From Hemp Now Legal

Alabama Business Owners Respond To CBD From Hemp Now Legal

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has updated a public notice on the legal status of cannabidiol because of a provision in the farm bill that received final passage today in Congress. The farm bill legalizes industrial hemp beyond pilot programs that Congress authorized in 2014. Marshall’s office said that means cannabidiol derived from hemp and containing no more than than 0.3...

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Key Cannabis Legalization Wins Could Bring in Upwards of $2 Billion in New Sales

Key Cannabis Legalization Wins Could Bring in Upwards of $2 Billion in New Sales

Marijuana scored a sweeping victory at the ballot box on last Tuesday, with voters approving new markets in Michigan, Missouri and Utah that eventually could generate $2 billion in medical and recreational sales. Across the nation, voters installed the Democrats as the new majority party in the U.S. House of Representatives, improving the odds that lawmakers will pass federal marijuana...

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Province Brands’ Brewing the World’s First Beer From Cannabis

Province Brands’ Brewing the World’s First Beer From Cannabis

‘Brewing a world-class beer from the cannabis plant wasn’t easy’, says Province Brands With a new brewing tradition, Province Brands’ patent-pending technology is designed to enable the world’s first beer brewed from cannabis, creating a first of it’s kind premium craft product. Province Brands, a Toronto based Canadian company, founded by entrepreneurs with a substantial...

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