Cannabis

Cannabis explores the cannabis boom and all of its complexities across the United States, and in the world.

Nevada leading the way in Tokenization with initiative focusing on cannabis industry

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The marijuana industry was one of the last bastions of networks where cash found solace. Ironically, cannabis moves forward as the first enterprise to employ digital tokenization. However, this is not a fairy tale story, but one forged out of necessity.

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‘We like to pawty’: A costumed yappy hour for canines provides holistic pet care tips on CBD

The CBD industry taps into the well-being of canines by expanding a sector focusing in cannabidiol products for pet care.

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Cannabis + Crypto = Currency

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Today, 47 states have legalized cannabis in some form or another. The problem is that federal laws still categorize marijuana as a schedule 1 drug or an illegal substance. In turn, cannabis businesses cannot bank at FDIC insured banks.

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Kamala Harris backs Booker’s restorative justice legislation legalizing marijuana

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M5NYBR San Diego, California, USA. 24th Feb, 2018. U.S. Senator KAMALA HARRIS (D-CA) addresses the 2018 California Democrats State Convention. Credit: Brian Cahn/ZUMA Wire/Alamy Live News

“By passing this act, it will prevent the United States Department of Justice coming into our states and enforcing laws that we have decided are unjust and unfair,” said Kamala Harris.

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Ark Republic co-sponsors cannabis celebration with Stone’s Juke Joint in Los Angeles

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On Saturday, April 21, Ark Republic co-sponsors a live musical experience in Los Angeles with arkitect and local curator, Matito Ki’Abayomi, creator of web series “Only in LA.” The event called, “The Day After,” will be held at The Whipp Social Club at 7617 South Crenshaw Blvd., at 7:30pm.

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Angeleno digs into roots to revitalize the southern social culture of juke joints

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Los Angeles local pushes against growing invisibility of Black culture and communities by resurrecting a southern tradition transported by black migrants.

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California’s Proposition 64 reduces convictions for marijuana use

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San Francisco District Attorney announced that the office will automatically apply provisions of Proposition 64. The prop would get rid of past convictions relating to marijuana use dating back to 1975, or reduce sentence. According to the Washington Post, past convictions related to marijuana use have impacted people’s ability to gainful employment, which in turn,

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Major auto dealer says cannabis smoking not a problem in hiring

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AutoNation, the largest U.S. auto-dealer chain relaxes hiring policy for applicants who test positive for cannabis in drug screenings. Non-hires for other illegal drug substances are still part of the policy for AutoNation.

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Banking on green: Credit unions and community banks cultivate banking services for cannabis industry

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The new year ushered in greener pastures, as marijuana laws decriminalized cannabis use in multiple states.

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