26
Feb
2019

Infographic: The Status Of Cannabis Legalization In Every State, Around The World

In the span of four months in 2018, Canada became the tenth country to federally legalize cannabis in some form, and Michigan, Missouri and Utah brought the total number of U.S. states with at least legalized medical cannabis to 33. This graphic, courtesy of Gleam Law — a cannabis law firm servicing California, Oregon and Washington — shows exactly where cannabis is

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26
Feb
2019

Canadian Producers Look to Reduce Energy Impacts of Cannabis Grows

While recreational cannabis is being touted as a potentially multi-billion-dollar industry, its cost to the environment is proving to be anything but green. Canada’s licensed producers are constantly on the lookout for ways to save on production costs, and substantial energy needs are a major obstacle. However, with some of the country’s licensed producers building massive cannabis

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20
Feb
2019

U.S. Cannabis Inventions on the Rise As Legal Marijuana Market Grows

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“Last year, Reuters reported that the USPTO issued 39 patents containing the word cannabis during 2018 through late November. The USPTO only issued 29 such patents during 2017 and 14 during 2016.” The shifting status of marijuana from an illegal controlled substance to regulated medicinal product to, in some jurisdictions, legalized recreational activity has created

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20
Feb
2019

Canada Cannabis Payments Face Their Own Hurdles

Since last year, when Canada legalized recreational pot in full, the nation became a kind of country-sized lab for how that new business would play out. That market could reach as much as $5.1 billion in annual sales by 2020, according to one estimate – though some predictions are higher, especially ones that include spending on accessories

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15
Feb
2019

Editorial: The Canada-California cannabis connection

Canada often serves as America’s colder, nicer, saner foil, and its handling of marijuana policy exemplifies its more pragmatic side. While federal, state and even local governments in the United States hurtle in different directions on cannabis, our northern neighbor dispensed with much of the confusion by legalizing the drug at the national level last

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15
Feb
2019

The essential cost guide to becoming a cannabis micro-cultivator in Canada

The application process for a micro-cultivation licence is pretty dense; think between 100 and 225 pages per application Tucked into the Cannabis Act—the federal legalization that allows for the legal sale of recreational cannabis in Canada—one will find the rules governing how to operate a micro-cultivation facility. Like the large licenced producers (LPs), there are licensing

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13
Feb
2019

How to claim marijuana on your taxes

With Canada now raking in up to $100 million per year in pot taxes, some of that revenue will soon be heading right back to pot users in the form of cannabis-specific tax receipts. The only catch? Pot-smokers have to have permission from a physician indicating that they’re toking for medical reasons. Cannabis is one

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