North America

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Why the world's largest marijuana company is doubling its plans for US hemp

Canadian cannabis company Canopy Growth (CGC) is doubling down on plans to invest in cultivating hemp in the United States.

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How to avoid pesticides when consuming cannabis

Despite its hippie associations and "all-natural" branding, the cannabis industry has been using pesticides for decades. Legal cannabis was supposed to bring pesticides to safe levels but that doesn't necessarily mean consumers will be safe from the negative effects of pesticides — especially since state inspection programs aren't fool-proof, and there is little research on how inhaling pesticides, clinging onto marijuana bud, affect your health, writes Christine Giraud.

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Sharing knowledge: Clinical data for the medical cannabis industry

The amount of clinical data relating to medical cannabis research is growing at an unprecedented rate, fueling demand for systems that can disseminate critical information to stakeholders. 

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It’s complicated: Advertising cannabis

The Green Wave is sweeping the country. And, no, I’m not talking about Tulane University athletics. It hasn’t been newsworthy in decades.

According to Pew Research Center, 62% of Americans, including 74% of Millennials, said they supported legalizing marijuana. Thirty-three states and the District of Columbia have legalized medical and, in some cases, recreational cannabis. Legal cannabis sales worldwide are expected to hit $57 billion by 2027, according to BDS Analytics.

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10
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Marijuana stocks: You're missing 2 key points about international expansion

Even with early-stage supply chain hiccups throughout Canada and in California, a market that could easily surpass all of Canada in yearly marijuana sales, the cannabis industry is thriving. According to Arcview Market Research, it's liable to grow sales by 38% in 2019 to $16.9 billion, and perhaps hit more than $31 billion in global revenue by 2022.

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3 cannabis stocks to buy on the rebound in June

There are more cannabis stocks than you can shake a stick at that have performed dismally over the past couple of months. Many of them, though, started out in 2019 with nice gains. Big up-and-down swings come with the territory when you invest in cannabis stocks.

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07
Jun

Want to make cannabis content on instagram? Expect to be censored.

  It was bad news when Superette's Instagram account went down.

It was bad news partly because of when it went down, April 4, 2019, three days after the brand new cannabis store's grand opening on April 1 (the first day of legal sales in Ontario), and partly because the store's entire aesthetic — idiosyncratic 1980s vibe, streetwear displays, the large neon flower hanging in their store — is geared towards being obsessively Instagrammed.

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07
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5 key tips for growing cannabis indoors and out

Are you ready to start growing cannabis? Luckily, you do not have to start from scratch. For starters, you can grow cannabis indoors as well as outdoors. The jury is split on which is better, but there are plenty of secrets you can use to set up a cannabis garden today.

For the cannabis plant to grow and thrive, you will need to provide the following items:

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07
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Why Colombia poses a threat to cannabis stocks

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07
Jun

Are legal weed lounges the next big thing?

Marijuana has taken the world by storm over the course of the past few years. In that time, we have seen countries change laws to allow the substance for recreational use, as well as a wide variety of states in the U.S. doing the same. Because of all these changes, it seems as though we are living in the most friendly time in history for the plant.

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