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Texas poised to issue first medical marijuana licenses

Read the original story on My Statesman. By Bob Sechler POSTED: 09/01/17 Three small companies — two of them in the Austin metro area — are on the verge of making history by winning the first Texas licenses to grow, process and sell a form of medical marijuana in the state. But the renown isn’t expected to […]
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Could Cannabis Be A Tourist Attraction For Nevada? Officials Want To Find Out

Read the original story on Civilized. By Tess Allen POSTED: 07/04/17 Tourism officials in Nevada are exploring how legal cannabis could attract visitors to the Silver State. In an email to The Cannabist, the Nevada Division of Tourism said the topic of cannabis is set to be included in its upcoming marketing research. Nevada recently became the fifth […]
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LGBTQ Community Supports, Consumes Cannabis More Than Heterosexuals: Report

Read the original story on Civilized. By Tess Allen POSTED: 07/04/17 The LGBTQ community consumes cannabis and supports legalization at “significantly higher rates” than heterosexuals, according to New Frontier Data. Figures from the Movement Advancement Project (MAP) suggest 4.3 percent of Colorado adults identify as LGBTQ, yet the same demographic represents eight percent of the state’s [...]
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Washington D.C. Data Firm to Survey Humboldt County Cannabis Farmers

Read the original story on Times Standard News. By Will Houston, Eureka Times-Standard POSTED: 06/15/17, 1:39 PM PDT The Washington, D.C., marijuana data analytics firm New Frontier is conducting a novel survey of Humboldt County’s cannabis farmers and how they are adapting to the advent of legalization. “It helps us understand this enormously influential but […]
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Trump Casts Cloud Over Cannabis, But Money Keeps Pouring In

Click to Read the Original Story on Bloomberg Published: June 1, 2017 By Jennifer Kaplan The Trump administration’s adversarial stance toward marijuana has brought jitters to the burgeoning cannabis industry, but money continues to pour in. Pot-related companies raised more than $734 million between Jan. 1 and April 21, an almost sevenfold increase from $108 million […]
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Report: Medical marijuana could poach more than $4B from pharma sales annually

Click to Read the Original Story on Denver Post Published: May 24, 2017 By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff If the United States legalized medical marijuana for conditions such as chronic pain, anxiety and seizures, cannabis could siphon more than $4 billion annually from the nation’s pharmaceutical industry, a new study hypothesizes. The report expected […]
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Patent Wars Surprisingly Reach The Cannabis Industry: How Do You Register A Plant?

Click to Read the Original Story on BenZinga Published 11:44 p.m. PT May 18, 2017 By Javier Hasse New Frontier Data, one of the leading analytics firms in the cannabis industry, recently published a 400-page research note titled “The Cannabis Industry Annual Report” looking at the state of legal marijuana markets for 2017. The extensive document […]
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Report: Medical marijuana patients outspent adult-use three to one last year

Click to Read the Original Story on Statesman Journal Published 11:44 p.m. PT April 25, 2017 By Jonathan Bach Despite increasing access to recreational marijuana, medical patients still made up a sizable portion of the market for weed in the U.S. last year, spending three times more money on the crop than recreational users, according to a report from […]
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Marijuana Equipment Start-ups Flourish as Large Rivals Avoid Legal Pitfalls

By Trevor Hughes 03-27-2017 Read the Original Story on USA Today GREELEY, Colo. – Marijuana’s uncertain legal status across the country has unleashed a network of innovators and entrepreneurs into a space that would ordinarily be filled with name-brand manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies and federally funded research universities. These small “cannabusinesses” are rushing to fill niches [...]
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Women Break The Grass Ceiling In The Cannabis Industry

By Debra Borchardt 03-22-2017 Read the Original Story on Forbes It’s Women’s History Month and these female cannabis executives are making history as they forge ahead and create new businesses. It seems only fitting that women would find the cannabis industry more receptive to their business endeavors since it’s the female plant that is most desirable to […]
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