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How Will You Observe 420 This Year? Celebrate and Take a Moment to Make a Difference.

April 20th is just around the corner. Have you decided how to spend it? In addition to celebrating, could you do one small thing more? 508 more words

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Best Business Practices and Innovative Products Propels Jane’s Brew into Official Product Launch at Hempcon 2015

(originally posted on Oaksterdam University’s Cannabis Industry Today blog)

Jill Amen’s passion for cultivating cannabis in Northern California is coming full circle. This month marks the official product launch of Jane’s Brew, a variety of gourmet coffees, teas, hot chocolates and edibles for the discerning cannabis consumer, with an exhibit at Hempcon in San Jose, California, from January 23-25.  655 more words

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Cooking With Cannabis: Going Beyond Tasteless Pot Brownies

Cooking with cannabis has come a long way from the days of “pot brownies” that lacked taste or an appealing texture. Today more mainstream chefs are experimenting with cannabis as an ingredient in their cooking. 373 more words

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When Cannabis Advertising Regulations are Unclear, Entrepreneurs Will Push the Envelope

Advertising is an important part of any business’s marketing plan. Where medicinal cannabis is legal, advertising will become more important as markets grow. But how far can a cannabis business owner push the advertising envelope? 464 more words

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Attending Oaksterdam University: Look From Student’s Perspective

Oaksterdam University opened its doors to students in 2007, making it the first cannabis college in America. Thousands of students have learned how to grow medicinal quality cannabis and have gained necessary skills to be successful in the marijuana industry. 475 more words

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Cannabis Industry and Patients Win Big With Medical Marijuana Ban Lifted in U.S. -- What's Next

The landscape on marijuana policy continues to change. From a “just say no” stance to ending the federal ban on medicinal cannabis, the United States—it’s public, 78% of whom support states’ right to allow access to medical cannabis and it’s politicians—is finally closing the gap. 468 more words

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Patients Benefit From Medicinal Marijuana; Growing Number of Caregivers and Future Marijuana Business Owners Line Up to Learn

Patients benefit from medicinal marijuana when other treatments simply don’t work. Press of Atlantic City published a story about Tatyanna Rivera, a seven-year-old girl who has fought a severe form of epilepsy called Lennox-Gastaut syndrome since she was 10 months old.  383 more words

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