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  • How Medical Marijuana Can Benefit Families

    How Medical Marijuana Can Benefit Families

    How Medical Marijuana Can Benefit Families What if your little girl was suffering from nearly 200 seizures daily, and modern prescriptions weren’t doing much of anything to curb the symptoms or...

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  • Marijuana Poised to Steal Market Share From the Alcohol Industry

    Marijuana Poised to Steal Market Share From the Alcohol Industry

    Marijuana poised to steal market share from the alcohol industry. A new study from OutCo and Monocle Research shows 51% of millennials in California will replace alcohol with marijuana.  While...

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  • Jeffrey Miron and Harvard Students Advocate for Marijuana Legalization

    Jeffrey Miron and Harvard Students Advocate for Marijuana Legalization

    Although the 4/20 weekend is over for this year, TWB is still getting some great submissions for content about this stoner holiday.  When this one, done by a group of Harvard students called On...

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  • Toke Talks: An Evening With Some of the Finest Minds in Oregon Cannabis

    Toke Talks: An Evening With Some of the Finest Minds in Oregon Cannabis

    It is essential that cannabis industry professionals stay educated and current on cannabis policy and science as this industry continues to develop.  There is an excellent opportunity to do just...

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  • Expanded Medical Marijuana Proposal Passes by a Landslide in Iowa Senate

    Expanded Medical Marijuana Proposal Passes by a Landslide in Iowa Senate

    On Monday, the Iowa State Senate passed an expanded medical marijuana proposal by a landslide.  The vote was 45 “yes” to 5 “no”. This expansion would allow making and dispensing cannabis products...

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  • Resolution: Innovative and Eco-Friendly Cleaning Solutions for the Cannabis Community

    Resolution: Innovative and Eco-Friendly Cleaning Solutions for the Cannabis Community

    Resolution: Innovative and Eco-Friendly Cleaning Solutions for the Cannabis Community Environmental sustainability (and having clean glass pieces to smoke cannabis in) are priorities of ours at...

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  • RedHat Ralph’s 420 Portland Dispensary Deals

    RedHat Ralph’s 420 Portland Dispensary Deals

    RedHat Ralph is one of most thorough people I know when it comes to researching area events and dispensary deals in Portland, Oregon.  For the 420 holiday, he even took the time to put together...

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  • RedHat Ralph’s 2017 Oregon Cannabis Event Picks for Spring

    RedHat Ralph’s 2017 Oregon Cannabis Event Picks for Spring

    RedHat Ralphs 2017 Oregon Cannabis Event Picks for Spring: For those of us who enjoy the new cannabis culture in Oregon, April is the beginning of our season.  Not only do we have the wonderfully...

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  • How did 420 Start? The Term 420 is Synonymous with the Freedom to Smoke Pot, but why?

    How did 420 Start? The Term 420 is Synonymous with the Freedom to Smoke Pot, but why?

    How did 420 Start? Where did the term 420 come from? It is a question many of us have asked, usually around 4:20am (if it was a late night), or 4:20pm (if you’re night is just getting started)....

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  • 420 Sin City Style

    420 Sin City Style

    With pot now being legal in the state of Nevada, you can say that this year’s 420 is about to be “lit”. Most dispensaries across the valley are having tent parties with giveaways and there are a...

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  • Department of Homeland Security Will Continue to Enforce Marijuana Laws

    Department of Homeland Security Will Continue to Enforce Marijuana Laws

    (DHS) Secretary John Kelly says that the Department of Homeland Security will continue to enforce marijuana laws and make marijuana a major part of its criminal enforcement efforts.  This has been...

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  • Firefly 2 Vaporizer | The Must-Read Guide Before you Buy!

    Firefly 2 Vaporizer | The Must-Read Guide Before you Buy!

    So you are thinking about buying the Firefly 2 Vaporizer?. It is one of the best and most flexible portable Vaporizer on the Vaporizer market as the Firefly 2 can be used for flower and...

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  • New Hampshire’s Legislature Hears Marijuana Policy Proposals

    New Hampshire’s Legislature Hears Marijuana Policy Proposals

    New Hampshire’s legislature hears marijuana policy proposals that would loosen the State’s regulations on the use of marijuana. Some of the bills that were up for discussion included language that...

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  • Canadian Government Unveils Plan to Legalize Cannabis in Canada

    Canadian Government Unveils Plan to Legalize Cannabis in Canada

    Around a year ago, it was announced that the Canadian government planned to legalize cannabis in Canada. Last week, the Canadian government, under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, unveiled its plans...

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  • Cannabis Community Remains Rattled & Assessing the Trump Card

    Cannabis Community Remains Rattled & Assessing the Trump Card

    Cannabis Community Remains Rattled &  Assessing the Trump Card  One of the only things we knew for certain about the North American cannabis industry prior to November last year was that...

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  • Two Flowers Dinner- A Celebration of Hops and Hemp

    Two Flowers Dinner- A Celebration of Hops and Hemp

    Two Flowers Dinner is a 4/20 event not to be missed…come enjoy this amazing dinner and collaborative event from leaders in the beer and cannabis industries in Oregon! Coalition Brewing an is...

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  • Cannabis Needs a New Taxonomy: Strain Names are Detrimental to the Cannabis Industry

    Cannabis Needs a New Taxonomy: Strain Names are Detrimental to the Cannabis Industry

    Cannabis needs a new taxonomy. Strain names are detrimental to the progress of the cannabis industry. Let’s dig in to this issue by looking at the story of a woman, who we will call Lydia: At 49,...

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  • What You Need to Know about the new Kansas City Marijuana Law

    What You Need to Know about the new Kansas City Marijuana Law

    Kansas City marijuana supporters overwhelmingly supported reduced penalties for marijuana possession last week, and the new city law has already taken effect.  Voters approved a citizens petition...

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  • The 2017 Hemp Road Trip is Planning on Reaching 30 States in two Months

    The 2017 Hemp Road Trip is Planning on Reaching 30 States in two Months

    Following a successful 2016 tour around the U.S., the group behind The 2017 Hemp Road Trip are trying to raise funds – so they can raise awareness about the power of hemp across the country. “The...

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  • How much Marijuana has been Grown in Washington? Over 150,000 Pounds of Useable Marijuana was Produced in Fiscal Year 2017

    How much Marijuana has been Grown in Washington? Over 150,000 Pounds of Useable Marijuana was Produced in Fiscal Year 2017

    How much marijuana has been grown in Washington? Over 150,000 pounds of useable marijuana produced in fiscal year 2017 under Washington’s Legal System. Washington’s legal marijuana market is...

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