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22
Jan
2019

2018 Was A Major Year For Cannabis Legislation And 2019 Is Shaping Up To Be Much Bigger

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Lawmakers across the country are introducing, debating and voting on more marijuana legislation than ever before. In 2018, Marijuana Moment tracked 915 bills in state legislatures and Congress concerning cannabis, medical marijuana and hemp. According to our legislative analysis platform, a huge majority of states—92 percent—took up cannabis reform bills of some kind during the year. This

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18
Jan
2019

The Marijuana Billionaire Who Doesn’t Smoke Weed

With the help of Big Beer and Big Pharma, Brendan Kennedy’s Canadian cannabis company Tilray has unexpectedly become America’s gateway to the legal marijuana industry. It’s just after 6, on a pitch-dark morning in December, and Brendan Kennedy is standing over the stove, wearing shorts and a vest, meditatively melting butter in a pancake pan. It

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15
Jan
2019

South African Beer Company Brews With Hemp Instead of Hops

A new kind of beer is brewing in South Africa that will include cannabis after lawmakers there recently decriminalized it. Poison City Brewing makes five different types of beer, including their newest addition, Durban Poison Cannabis lager. It is made with hemp, not hops, which are usually used to flavor beer. “The easiest route into the market was

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15
Jan
2019

Film festival aims to reduce marijuana stigma as New York moves closer to legalization

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When the first NYC Cannabis Film Festival was held in 2015, organizers hoped to minimize the stigma surrounding marijuana use in the public’s perception. Now, with recreational pot already legal in 10 states, this year’s festival could be the last before New York becomes the latest state to lift its prohibition on the drug. “I think this is just

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