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Marijuana Business

Temporary Moratoriums On Marijuana Businesses Passing In Maine

Out of the four states that legalized marijuana in 2016 Maine is going to be the last to implement the possession, consumption, and cultivation provisions of its initiative. Had the vote been declared quickly by Maine’s Governor and signed off on by Maine’s Secretary of State right after the election, […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Marijuana Legalization Wins In Maine Again As Recount Ends

On Election Day 2016 Maine voters approved Question 1 which legalizes recreational marijuana in Maine. The initiative won by a razor thin margin – roughly 4,000 votes. But similar to what my forklift driving dad always told me ‘an inch is as good as a mile,’ 4,000 votes is 3,999 […]

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Marijuana Recipes

How Do You Make Marijuana Butter?

Marijuana Butter Recipe A bulk of the marijuana recipes out there call for marijuana butter. There are other recipes that are based around other marijuana infused items, but marijuana butter is the most common based off of my experience. Other things are just as good or better at absorbing marijuana, […]

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Marijuana Science

What Is Marijuana Decarboxylation And How Do You Do It?

Understanding Marijuana Decarboxylation I have consumed a lot of edibles and consumables over the years. Like most Oregonians, I was consuming edibles well before there were stores. I vividly remember the first time I saw marijuana butter. My best friend worked at a video rental store (how dated is that!) […]

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Cannabis Culture

Can You Fail A Drug Test From Trimming Marijuana?

Can You Absorb THC Just From Trimming Marijuana? One of the most popular jobs in the marijuana industry is trimming. There are more legal marijuana gardens in America than ever before, and all of those marijuana plants have to be harvested and trimmed. There are many machines on the market […]

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Cannabis Activism

Fake News Alert: LA Times Wrongly Reports Cannabis Edible Deaths

The perpetuation of fake news is a national epidemic that poisons our political discourse, influenced the 2016 presidential election, and has even put people’s lives in dangers. In fact, cannabis prohibition was first instituted based upon fake news that played upon the racist and anti-immigrant sentiment of the time. Unfortunately, […]

Cannabis Activism

The More You Know: Germany and Marijuana

With the International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) making its first appearance in Berlin in April, it is good for attendees to get up-to-date on the latest cannabis developments in Germany. Like many places across the world, marijuana is moving more and more mainstream in Germany with some major political advancements. […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Connecticut Governor Takes A Hard Stance Against Marijuana Legalization

As of yesterday, marijuana is now legal in Massachusetts to possess, consume, and cultivate. Marijuana sales will be a ways down the road in Massachusetts. Massachusetts is the first state on the East Coast to legalize marijuana. Maine voters also approved marijuana legalization on Election Day 2016, however there is […]

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Marijuana Business

In Legal Marijuana States, Adults Are Turning To Buds Over Beer

By Phillip Smith A new industry study says access to legal marijuana is having a negative impact on beer sales. That’s bad news for the brewing industry, but good news from a public health perspective. According to the industry site Brewbound, the research firm Cowen & Company analyzed the beer […]