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Design features of winning dispensaries

One of the leading factors that help dispensaries succeed is having a winning design scheme for the business. Having a beautifully and efficiently designed dispensary will help attract and retain customers and most importantly, increase sales.

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Yet another study: Proximity to dispensaries is not why young people use cannabis

In the spring of 2017, students at the Vaughn Next Century Learning Center, a charter school surrounded by strip malls in Pacoima, a working-class area of Los Angeles boxed in by freeways northeast of downtown, were under siege.

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Does soaking in CBD help sore muscles?

Whether you’ve just upped the intensity of your workout or started a new program, it isn’t uncommon to experience the kind of muscle soreness that turns walking and sitting into a real pain.

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6 brands who are giving back to the LGBTQ community this pride month

It’s that time of year again. The month-long period where large companies, banks, and politicians start selling products and apparel decorated with rainbow Pride flags, glitter, and slogans like “Let’s get one thing straight: I’m not” and “Yasss”.

Corporations love Pride Month. But it may (or may not) surprise you to learn that the vast majority of companies and organizations who sell Pride merch during June don’t actually do anything to help the community whose imagery and slang they’re all too happy to appropriate. Furthermore, many of them aren’t too keen on showing any support to the LGBTQ community at all during the rest of the year.

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Ottawa asks U.S. to note cannabis pardons to ensure accurate picture

Ottawa is encouraging Washington to take careful note of criminal pardons granted to Canadians for pot possession so that U.S. officers have the most accurate information when deciding whether to let people cross the border.

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says he made the point to a receptive Kevin McAleenan, the acting U.S. secretary of homeland security, during a meeting in Washington this week.

"It is important for the records that are kept on the American side to reflect the accurate legal status of Canadians," Goodale said in an interview.

Parliament is studying a government bill that would ease the process of obtaining a pardon for possessing a small amount of cannabis now that recreational use of the drug is legal in Canada.

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First Harvest complete at Flower One’s 455,000 square-foot cannabis facility

Flower One Holdings Inc. (“Flower One” or the “Company”) (CSE: FONE) (OTCQX: FLOOF) today announces the completion of its inaugural cannabis harvest at the company’s 455,000 square-foot commercial-scale greenhouse facility  – the largest in the state of Nevada.

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From black market to stock market: Top tips from cannapreneurs who’ve done just that

No matter how you slice up the legislated cannabis industry, it’s apparent that there is a large cross section of people involved who have worked with cannabis before it became legal, and who have remained with the industry since legalization began sweeping the nation. Through determined advocacy for the plant that also fuels their respective businesses, these people who built their cannabis expertise in the decades leading up to legalization are scrappy entrepreneurs to learn from.

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5 underperforming cannabis stocks with positive earnings outlook

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Earnings season is heating up for cannabis stocks and several industry leaders have already reported impressive quarterly results.

During the last year, we have seen several leading cannabis businesses record massive growth and this is a trend that we expect to continue. Several cannabis companies that we have been closely following have been reporting impressive numbers and we are bullish on this trend.

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The only marijuana stock 1 top analyst recommends buying

There are hundreds of marijuana stocks that you potentially could buy. The list includes a lot of stocks with tiny market caps that you probably wouldn't want to invest in. Still, there are plenty of choices.

But Stifel analyst Andrew Carter recommends buying only one of them. He calls this marijuana stock "the best investable opportunity for capitalizing on the growth of the global cannabis category." Which stock is it? The biggest of the pure-play marijuana stocks: Canopy Growth (NYSE:CGC).

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Budtending 101: 10 tips You should know

Budtending isn’t a job to be taken lightly. It’s not something you should pursue just because you have an enthusiasm for cannabis but rather recognized as a vocation of sorts to bring something beneficial into people’s lives.

Cannabis dispensaries are becoming more competitive as new markets emerge in recreational fronts, and budtenders are needing to pull up their socks to portray a professional, helpful image as the industry continues to sophisticate.

New to budtending and ready to stand out amongst the crowd and rise amongst the dispensary staff ranks? Here are 10 tips that may help you:

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