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The ‘Green Rush’ Went Next Level at Last Week’s Cannabis Business Summit and Expo in Oakland

The ‘Green Rush’ Went Next Level at Last Week’s Cannabis Business Summit and Expo in Oakland

Hydroponics tables with marigolds belonging to Aessence Grows. The cannabis industry most people know consists of two people: the buyer and the seller. To a certain extent, that hasn’t changed. But, as the industry becomes legitimate through regulation and legalization, there is a lot more than just marijuana being bought and sold. Last week, Oakland was host to the fourth […]

June 20, 2017 · 0 comments · Investing
How Much Does it Cost to Open a Dispensary?

How Much Does it Cost to Open a Dispensary?

Want To Open A Dispensary? Here’s What It Will Cost. As legalization continues to spread, investors, business people, and entrepreneurs around the country are getting in on the “green rush.” One of the biggest ways to make money in the legal cannabis industry is to open a dispensary. Like with any other business, there are a variety of startup costs […]

June 13, 2017 · 0 comments · Investing
Super-plant hemp poised to fuel the next “Green Rush”

Super-plant hemp poised to fuel the next “Green Rush”

While marijuana legalization gets the headlines, hemp shows potential for explosive growth in sectors ranging from the auto industry to pharmaceuticals By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff Much like marijuana entrepreneurs dealing with stoner stereotypes, hemp advocates have to cope with their own crop of cliches. Mention hemp to most mainstream consumers and they may respond with images from a natural […]

June 13, 2017 · 0 comments · Investing
How Cannabis Legalization Could Help Medicare

How Cannabis Legalization Could Help Medicare

Medicare accounts for only 15 percent of the federal budget. But that fact hasn’t shielded it from constant attacks by fiscal conservatives. And with the Trump administration proposing a budget that would drastically slash spending on Medicare, the program is once again in the spotlight. How much should the government spend on Medicare? Are we spending too much? With Medicare […]

June 2, 2017 · 0 comments · Investing
10 Reasons The War On Drugs Must End

10 Reasons The War On Drugs Must End

The War on Drugs began during the 1960s and ’70s. During those years, President Richard Nixon launched new policies to aggressively criminalize and punish anything related to drugs. In 1969 he began telling the public that drug use was becoming a growing problem in the U.S. He argued that the best way to deal with illegal drugs was to ramp up […]

May 26, 2017 · 0 comments · Investing
‘Green rush’ in Salinas Valley turns fields from chrysanthemums to cannabis

‘Green rush’ in Salinas Valley turns fields from chrysanthemums to cannabis

SALINAS VALLEY — A beloved but beleaguered landscape is now sprouting new luxury greenhouses, fueled by a dream of marijuana riches that is changing the people and produce of this corner of Steinbeck Country. Salinas Valley was once the heart of the nation’s flower-growing business. But now collapsing wood-and-plastic greenhouses are being replaced by tall and gleaming high-tech European structures […]

May 15, 2017 · 0 comments · Investing
The World’s First Smoking Robot Is Here

The World’s First Smoking Robot Is Here

It might not be as cool as a Westworld host, but it could be the next best thing. On second thought, it might be even better. Mainly because it involves getting stoned. Yes, we’re talking about the world’s first smoking robot, an artificial burn buddy, if you will. The Future is Now This year at the Silicon Valley Cannabis Cup in […]

May 9, 2017 · 0 comments · Investing
At Least 15 Other States Already Allow Ptsd Sufferers To Use Pot.

At Least 15 Other States Already Allow Ptsd Sufferers To Use Pot.

But the state plans to add significant new limits before patients get permission to use pot to treat PTSD. The state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill to make PTSD the 10th qualifying condition for medical pot. At least 15 other states already allow PTSD sufferers to use pot. The Senate agreed that minors need parents’ permission and other hurdles […]

May 8, 2017 · 0 comments · Investing
Two months out from recreational marijuana sales — is Nevada ready for the green rush?

Two months out from recreational marijuana sales — is Nevada ready for the green rush?

LAS VEGAS (KSNV NEWS3LV) — Recreational marijuana sales are just two months away with sales set to begin on July 1. The legal and heavily taxed sales of pot are expected to bring tens of millions of dollars into the state by the end of the year. So, Nevada … are you ready for the green rush? Jason Sturtsman thinks so. […]

May 2, 2017 · 0 comments · Investing
21 Best Brunch And Weed Pairings

21 Best Brunch And Weed Pairings

This listicle will go through the must-try brunch and weed pairings for your next morning outing. In no particular order, find what strains will best compliment your favorite brunch plates and satisfy those munchies. OG Kush with Pork Chops: While some might think pork chops is a weird brunch choice, it is very popular at brunch locations across the country. […]

May 2, 2017 · 0 comments · Investing