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Scientist checking hemp plants in a greenhouse. Credit: HQuality/Shutterstock.com Florida is adding eight more medical marijuana operators to the 14 businesses currently selling cannabis throughout the state. The new additions to Florida’s rapidly growing medical-marijuana industry, projected to generate more than $2.5 billion in annual revenue within five years, come from a pool of applicants […]

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How I WorkThe How I Work series asks heroes, experts, and all-around productive people to share their shortcuts, workspaces, routines, and more.   Sirita Wright is on a mission. Cannabis laws are changing rapidly, which means that entrepreneurs are turning their attention toward the booming industry. Currently, however, the majority of cannabis business owners are white—a […]

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After years of growth, the medical and recreational cannabis markets have become a major economic force in our nation, but these business owners still face the problem of finding a bank that will take their money. This translates to an irritation for patients who have to pay for cannabis with cash in what is mostly […]

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Khadijah Tribble says the history of marijuana legalization has deep overlap with queer people. (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key) Marijuana legalization is often seen as a criminal justice issue. In 2017 alone, more than 600,000 people were arrested on marijuana violations and advocates across the country are pushing for its decriminalization to reduce arrest rates. […]

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California’s marijuana growers are at risk of losing thousands of dollars in revenue as scores of temporary business licenses expire each day before the state can replace them with annual permits. That leaves many cultivators trapped in a licensing logjam with a difficult choice: Continue operating with expired permits – or shut down. This is […]

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SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PRESS RELEASE–Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. (IIP), the first and only real estate company on the New York Stock Exchange focused on the regulated U.S. cannabis industry, has announced that it closed on the acquisition of a five-property portfolio in southern California, which comprises approximately 102,000 square feet of industrial space. This acquisition marks […]

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