Cannabis Companies Need Capital to Compete

Cannabis Companies Need Capital to Compete:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Amber Iris Langston

In the new “Green Rush”, virtually everyone is a startup. And many of tomorrow’s biggest players in the marijuana market are currently looking for the right partner who will make for a successful business. There’s no shortage of people with skills and ideas in the newly legal cannabis world, and […]

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Get Your NY Weed Certification Online Through NuggMD

Get Your NY Weed Certification Online Through NuggMD:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Marijuana Politics Staff

Getting a New York Cannabis Certification Doesn’t Have to Be Hard If you think getting your New York State medical marijuana card in order to obtain legal cannabis products is a hassle, think again. Thanks to very recent changes in the state’s eligibility requirements, and NuggMD’s expansion into the Empire […]

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Medical Marijuana Might Just Save John McCain

Medical Marijuana Might Just Save John McCain:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Don Fitch

American war hero and US Senator John McCain has brain cancer. His malignancy, a glioblastoma, is often quickly lethal. On the other hand, this exact type of brain cancer shows great promise for treatment by medical cannabis. Marijuana offers John McCain perhaps his best chance at beating the growing mass […]

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Cannabis Branding Under Federal Prohibition

Cannabis Branding Under Federal Prohibition:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Marijuana Politics Staff

There’s a lot to think about entering into any new business enterprise. Factor cannabis into the mix, and your entrepreneurial load multiples three-fold. Every angle of bringing a new product to market requires intense scrutiny to ensure that product is competitive in its space. Creating the right brand for your […]

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ICBC Heads to Kauai in December as Hawaii Makes Progress on Cannabis

ICBC Heads to Kauai in December as Hawaii Makes Progress on Cannabis:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Amber Iris Langston

In 2000, the State of Hawaii became the first US state to advance medical cannabis policies through their legislature, rather than a ballot initiative process. At the time, it was only the sixth state to have such laws, following the lead from Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington, and the District of […]

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Trump’s Ship of Fools Opioid Panel Will Surely Sink

Trump’s Ship of Fools Opioid Panel Will Surely Sink:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Don Fitch

After wasting 1,000 billion dollars, 45 years, and tens of millions of arrests the war on drugs has produced as highly lethal opioid epidemic. Having promised as a candidate to “take care” of the problem, President Donald Trump has appointed an opioid panel, AKA Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the […]

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10 Unexpected Medical Uses Of Marijuana

10 Unexpected Medical Uses Of Marijuana:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Emily Taylor

As soon as we hear the name Marijuana, all we think about is addition and drug abuse. However, we are into a partial misconception. Marijuana, also known as Cannabis, is the most popular name for a plant that looks like a weed. Although being an illegal drug in various countries, […]

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Is Marijuana Policy Ahead Of The Science? Not.

Is Marijuana Policy Ahead Of The Science? Not.:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Don Fitch

The new line for federal marijuana prohibitionists seems to be, “I worry that we have gotten away from allowing science to drive our policy when it comes to marijuana.” This doorknob dumb quotation is from someone who should know better, Obama’s former surgeon general, Vivek Murthy. Clearly, the US has […]

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Cannabis Entrepreneurs Endangered by Jeff Sessions’ Drug War Reboot

Cannabis Entrepreneurs Endangered by Jeff Sessions’ Drug War Reboot:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Don Fitch

The idiotic reboot of the war on drugs occurring under Attorney General Jeff Sessions is a blow to freedom in America. His new guidelines, calling for the maximum prosecution of drug “crimes,” have already been proven failures. They particularly endanger all levels of cannabis entrepreneurs. As a senator, Jeff Session […]

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7 Reasons Why We Need To Support Medical Marijuana

7 Reasons Why We Need To Support Medical Marijuana:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Devin Yirka

Marijuana certainly has a lot of benefits and our list will cover 7 reasons why we need to support Medical Marijuana in particular. There are already medications that contain cannabinoids, one of the chemicals found in marijuana and many more are being developed every day. However, although the US Food […]

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Smoke or Vape? The Benefits of Vaporizing Weed Over Smoking It

Smoke or Vape? The Benefits of Vaporizing Weed Over Smoking It:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Brad Richardson

Smoke or Vape? As weed begins to become more widely spread in popularity and getting legalized in several states, the trends of vaporizing it have started to make an appearance more and more in the marijuana culture. Vaping in itself has been a popular alternative to smoking cigarettes, so it […]

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Will Trump Defund the Drug Czar?

Will Trump Defund the Drug Czar?:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Don Fitch

In a rare display of drug policy sanity, the Trump administration has recommended a nearly total defunding of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, ONDCP. The proposed 95% reduction in the drug czar’s office would eliminate some of the drug war’s most harmful programs. The ONDCP must, by charter, […]

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Trump Praises Philippine President Duterte’s Genocidal Drug War

Trump Praises Philippine President Duterte’s Genocidal Drug War:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Don Fitch

Shockingly, President Trump is applauding and rewarding appalling human rights abuses, especially extrajudicial killings, in the Philippines. That island country’s president, Rodrigo Duterte, pictured at left with Russia’s Vladimir Putin, approving oversees an illegal and highly lethal “war on drugs.” He has said, “Hitler massacred three million Jews. Now there […]

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Last Day to Get Tickets for Tomorrow’s Oregon Marijuana Business Conference (OMBC)!

Last Day to Get Tickets for Tomorrow’s Oregon Marijuana Business Conference (OMBC)!:

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The Oregon Marijuana Business Conference (OMBC), the state’s biggest and best B2B conference is happening TOMORROW, APRIL 27th! There are just a few tickets left! Join a stellar list of highly qualified and proficient speakers covering the most current and important topics in cannabis! You won’t want to miss these […]

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You Still Have Time to Party with Henry Rollins Tonight at the OMBC!

You Still Have Time to Party with Henry Rollins Tonight at the OMBC!:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Marijuana Politics Staff

Oregonians, it’s your last chance to party with Henry Rollins! Tonight in Eugene, at the Valley River Inn, the kick-off party begins WITH HENRY ROLLINS for the Oregon Marijuana Business Conference (OMBC)! You can’t wait any longer to get your tickets! Join Henry tonight for a special VIP appearance, and […]

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OMBC to Cover Marijuana Testing as Deadline Approaches

OMBC to Cover Marijuana Testing as Deadline Approaches:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Anthony Johnson

There are certainly several disputes and controversies within the Oregon cannabis industry and community, but none greater than marijuana testing standards. Last October, stringent testing guidelines went into place, making Oregon regulated cannabis “safer than food.” The standards for Oregon cannabis were so high, that reports surfaced that a vast […]

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Tick Tock, Tick Tock – Prices Go up at Midnight for the OMBC!

Tick Tock, Tick Tock – Prices Go up at Midnight for the OMBC!:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Marijuana Politics Staff

The Oregon Marijuana Business Conference (OMBC) is bringing back its trademark blend of business, activism and culture to Eugene for another information-filled conference on April 28th at the River Valley Inn. Today is your LAST CHANCE TO GET DISCOUNT TICKETS – prices go up $100 at midnight! This will mark the […]

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Oregon Needs to Put the Recreation in Recreational Cannabis, the OMBC to Cover the Latest

Oregon Needs to Put the Recreation in Recreational Cannabis, the OMBC to Cover the Latest:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Marijuana Politics Staff

The summer season will soon be upon us, and in Oregon, that means its time to finally crawl out of our wintery hovels and get outdoors! When the temperatures rise, the clouds finally part, and the sun comes peeking out over the mountains, we remember why we live here. As […]

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Party with Henry Rollins This Week at the OMBC in Eugene, Oregon!

Party with Henry Rollins This Week at the OMBC in Eugene, Oregon!:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Marijuana Politics Staff

The Oregon Marijuana Business Conference (OMBC) on April 28th is shaping up to be a great conference that will give you the latest information you need about cannabis laws and regulations in the Beaver State. In addition, to the conference agenda, the parties on Thursday (April 27th) and Friday night, […]

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Oregon’s Controversial Cannabis Testing Standards Are Leading the Country, Learn the Latest at the OMBC

Oregon’s Controversial Cannabis Testing Standards Are Leading the Country, Learn the Latest at the OMBC:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Amber Iris Langston

As cannabis (and medical cannabis) legalization moves further into the American mainstream, states coming online are looking to established protocols and best practices in the industry after which to model new regulations. As I speak with cannabis colleagues across the country, one question I hear repeatedly is, “What is Oregon […]

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