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CBD sales are legalized in South Africa

The legalization process with regards to medical marijuana and CBD products are going apace throughout the world. As more and more countries are now making it easier for people to buy these products. The latest country to choose that course is South Africa and in a landmark development, the authorities in the country have decided that citizens would no longer need to present a prescription if they want to buy CBD produced from cannabis.

Removed From The Drug Classification System

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3 hemp beauty products selected by Men’s Health 2019 Grooming Awards

On Thursday, May 30th, Men’s Health announced its 2019 Grooming Awards winners. With so much innovation in the grooming category since last year, many of the products featured are unlike any of the ones featured last year. With the legalization of hemp and its derivatives, thanks to the 2018 Farm Bill, one of the newest breakouts onto the beauty scene in 2019 was CBD.

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Accidental celebrities: Famous cannabis strains and the people they are named after

When it comes to cannabis strain names, things get weird very, very quickly.

Purple Monkey Balls, Green Crack, Cannasutra, Poochie Love, Crouching Tiger Hidden Alien… it’s no wonder many find the names meaningless.

But not all of them are silly-sounding. Many are named after celebrities, like Meghan Markle inspired Markle Sparkle. Then there are others honouring people for their contribution to the cannabis community.

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How tough can it be to start a cannabis franchise?

Franchising in the U.S. is part of the nation’s business culture and an economic force, generating $451 billion last year. So it’s not surprising that entrepreneurs in the world of cannabis are attracted to the fast growth it can provide.  

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03
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Investing in marijuana stocks: Everything you need to know

The marijuana industry is expected to triple in the next five years ... and many investors are looking to profit.

As states and entire countries decriminalize or legalize cannabis and/or its components, there are loads of opportunities for entrepreneurs and existing companies.

But as in any nascent industry, there are also loads of risks and bad actors. Whether you're a first-time investor or a seasoned veteran, it pays to understand all of the moving parts.

This guide seeks to quickly get you up to speed.

How to invest in marijuana stocks

Follow these seven steps if you're thinking about buying cannabis stocks. Below is a summary, but we encourage you to read the entire article linked below for all the details.

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03
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3 top marijuana stocks to buy in June

Few industries have investors seeing green quite like the marijuana industry. The Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences ETF, the very first tradable cannabis exchange-traded fund, has more than tripled the year-to-date gains of the broad-based S&P 500, which is also having quite the year. Thanks to expectations that Canada will continue to ramp-up sales, Mexico joining Canada as a legalized recreational market later this year, and U.S. cannabis sales continuing to soar, marijuana stock valuations are getting pushed higher.

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03
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Alberta is on a track to establish a well-rooted cannabis retail system

Find out how Alberta came out on top among all Canadian provinces for how well they established their cannabis retail system.

A while ago when Bill C-45, which legalized cannabis nationwide in Canada, was still being discussed in the Senate, many market experts speculated that either British Columbia or Ontario would have the best market.

Oh, how the mighty have fallen. British Colombia is still having difficulties battling illegal stores and black market growers, all the while having less than 20 legal stores.

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03
Jun

Older Americans are the fastest growing group of medical marijuana users despite accessibility issues

While medical cannabis use continues to increase across the board, the amount of Americans 60 or older using it is growing faster than any other age demographic. Despite this, a new study shows that older patients continue to have difficultly accessing this potentially life-saving medication, writes Calvin Hughes.

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03
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CBD industry facing bad press for ongoing labeling issues

The CBD industry is a booming one and is growing at a rate that can only be described as exponential. However, due to a lack of regulations and oversight, the industry is getting a bunch of negative headlines these days. But are they valid?

The first thing to remember is that not all CBD is created equal. Sure it all comes from cannabis or hemp plants, but delicate extractions processes can be compromised easily, and some nasty additives can find their way onto the CBD production line, but surprisingly, you won’t read about them on the label.

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03
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You’ll never guess which country smokes the most weed

If you had to guess which country consumed the most cannabis in the world, you’d surely start with places where the plant is at least legalized. Uruguay, for instance, legalized cannabis in 2013. Another choice might be Canada, which passed adult-use marijuana legislation in 2018. Heck, you could even pick countries where the drug is partially legalized, like the United States or Netherlands.

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