Online Headshop “Smoking Outlet” Offers Same Day Delivery of Water Pipes

  FEDERAL WAY, Wa., September 19 — Smoking Outlet is changing the way smokers of legal marijuana in Seattle and Tacoma buy their water pipes. The online headshop, based in Federal Way, is one of the first companies in the nation to offer same day delivery of water pipes to customers. Online shoppers in the greater Seattle... more →
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Investing in Cannabis? Consider Going Global With Canadian Companies

With so many American states legalizing medical and adult-use cannabis, it’s no surprise that entrepreneurs are joining the rapidly growing industry. Federal illegality, though, makes it tough for these pioneers and their investors to make money. Canadian cannabis companies are active on five continents, so investors may participate... more →
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CBD: The Wide-Ranging Healing Powers of an MJ Component

Much of the talk about medical and recreational marijuana involves forms of TetraHydroCannabinol, more commonly known as THC. THC is the psychoactive constituent of the cannabis plant, meaning that the “high” associated with marijuana use is due to THC. However, there’s another component to the cannabis plant that has gotten... more →
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Why Marijuana Marketing Will Be Bigger Than Ever This Year The 2016 election helped pave the way By Janet Stilson

The cannabis business had some big wins during this year’s election. Now, that’s stimulating predictions of major greenback growth along with ever-more sophisticated marketing strategies on the part of cannabis companies. In November, citizens of four states—California, Massachusetts, Maine and Nevada—voted to approve... more →
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California’s Gigantic Medical-Marijuana Industry Could Be Devastated by an Unlikely Source

If you support the legalization of marijuana, 2016 didn’t give you much to complain about. Last year, residents in four states approved recreational-marijuana ballot initiatives, doubling the total from the end of 2015, while five new states put medical-cannabis laws on their books. By year’s end, 28 states and Washington,... more →
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Can’t pay for your medical marijuana? A new fund might help

A Washington cannabis business group is starting a fund to help patients defray the cost of medical marijuana. The Washington CannaBusiness Association said Tuesday that the new charitable effort will expand patient access to medical marijuana. Marijuana’s illegal status at the federal level can present challenges to patients seeking... more →
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Cannabis By The Numbers: How Much Money Will States Bring in From Marijuana in 2016?

t’s been a pretty promising start for the marijuana industry across the United States. We’re almost halfway through 2016, and marijuana tax collections in Colorado and Washington have exceeded initial estimates. For instance, Colorado’s cannabis industry brought in more than $270 million in the first quarter of 2016 alone. New... more →
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State House To Consider Legalizing Medical Marijuana Next Week

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Twenty-three states have legalized doctor-prescribed marijuana in limited cases. And with Gov. Tom Wolf’s support, Pennsylvania could join the trend. “There are parents desperate for this help, and frankly, it’s about time,” Pennsylvania Sen. Camera Bartolotta, a Washington County Republican, told KDKA... more →
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