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Cannabis closely trailing behind wine industry in national profits – Cannabis News

Jackson Co., Ore. — Cannabis hasn’t been legal nearly as long as alcohol, but it’s supporters are already giving the wine industry a run for it’s money.

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New Marijuana Industry Jobs to Eclipse New Manufacturing Jobs By 2020 – Cannabis News

The projections from the report by New Frontier Data paint a pretty rosy picture for folks interested in entering into the legal cannabis industry.

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Beer Sales Looking At $2 Billion Loss Because of Legal Marijuana - Cannabis News

Many Americans are making the switch to cannabis, new study indicates.

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$20M medical marijuana facility proposed in Northern Michigan – Cannabis News

KINGSLEY, MI - An international cannabis company has plans to build a $20 million medical marijuana plant in the Northern Michigan village of Kingsley.

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California pot growers now eligible for energy discounts offered to other farmers – Cannabis News

In a decision that illustrates how just how far marijuana has moved into the mainstream, California’s largest public utility said it would now offer pot growers the same discounts on energy that it provides other farmers.

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Louisiana: Search underway at Southern, LSU for private marijuana producer – Cannabis News

Southern University, one of two licensed medical marijuana growers in Louisiana, held a town hall last night and announced a timeline for seeking out a private partner to grow and produce marijuana into chewables, oils, pills or powders.

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Gummies And Mints Are Hits In The Edible Marijuana Market – Cannabis News

Since edibles don't produce any smoke or smell, they are quickly being adopted by people who prefer discretion.

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In-depth: A look inside a Berkeley marijuana manufacturing company’s lab – Cannabis News

KRON4’s Maureen Kelly got an inside look at a lab in Berkeley that is believed to be the first permitted marijuana manufacturing company in California.

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Colorado’s first drive-through pot shop will be in Parachute – Cannabis News

In just a few months, Parachute will be home to Colorado’s first drive-through marijuana shop.

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Willie Nelson products kick off 'mature' marijuana market in Las Vegas – Cannabis News

LAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) — Country music legend and marijuana advocate Willie Nelson launched a new line of marijuana products in Las Vegas this week.

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This Ex-Banker Wants to Swap Your Chamomile for Cannabis – Cannabis News

Marketers want to transform the image of marijuana so that it competes with scores of products already in liquor stores, markets and pharmacies.

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Marijuana and gender equity: Why cannabis industry is a magnet for women executives – Cannabis News

The new and flourishing business of cannabis is drawing large numbers of women execs. Why does marijuana draw a higher percentage of women than many other industries?

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Branding the bud: Marijuana companies want California to issue trademarks for pot – Cannabis News

Marijuana distributors are already lining up to pick brand names for their buds once sales become legal in 2018.

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Cannabis-based Booze to be ‘Biggest Disruptor Ever’ – Cannabis News

As marijuana increasingly gets the legalization green light, what does it mean for spirits?

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Marijuana brands can trademark almost anything, except marijuana – Cannabis News

Though cannabis is legal for recreational or medicinal use in 28 states, it remains illegal under federal law. As a result, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will not register trademarks for marijuana retailers or for products that contain cannabis.

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California's marijuana production is already mind boggling – Cannabis News

The estimated value of marijuana is more than the top five leading cash farm receipts for commodities in California combined.

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Why Marijuana Marketing Will Be Bigger Than Ever This Year – Cannabis News

The 2016 election helped pave the way.

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U.S. Sen. Warren seeks to pull pot shops out of banking limbo – Cannabis News

BOSTON (AP) -- As marijuana shops sprout in states that have legalized the drug, they face a critical stumbling block - lack of access to the kind of routine banking services other businesses take for granted.

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Black Friday, Meet "Green Friday," a Big Marijuana Shopping Day – Cannabis News

Black Friday is the time for door-buster electronics sales, deeply discounted fashion and, oh yeah, purchasing holiday gifts for loved ones. And it's also becoming a big shopping day for medical marijuana.

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Exploring Opportunities in Emerging Cannabis Markets – Cannabis News

Brands are looking to capitalize on the potential outcomes of Election Day, where voters in a number of states could legalize cannabis, creating massive new markets overnight.

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