Tweet MR. HOTBOX In stoner parlance, to “hotbox” means to fill a car, room, tent, or other confined space with cannabis smoke to the degree that those occupying said space who are not actively consuming can still obtain a high. I share this to be clear that when I reference Mr. Hotbox, I’m not speaking […]

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Of the nearly 5,000 people surveyed by legal cannabis delivery service company Eaze, more than half report they’ll be openly celebrating 4/20 this year. Eaze asked their customers questions about their consumption openness when discussing their use and thoughts on celebrating their first legal 4/20 holiday in California. Seventy-three percent surveyed reported the reason they’re celebrating […]

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He was against it until he was for it. Republican John Boehner, the former Speaker of the House, once said he was “unalterably opposed” to marijuana legalization. But the meaning of “unalterable” seems to have altered. This month, he joined the advisory board of Acreage Holdings, among the largest cannabis companies in the United States […]

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Eaze, the leading cannabis technology company, today announced its expansion into the City of Los Angeles, the world’s largest legal municipal market. Residents 21 and older can now use the Eaze platform, available through www.eaze.com, to purchase cannabis via on-demand delivery from local licensed dispensaries, The Clinik and Perennial Holistic Wellness Center. Los Angeles joins […]

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Big money is getting into the booming cannabis tech sector. Tiger Global Management, a New York City-based investment firm that manages $22 billion, led a $17 million investment into Green Bits, a software platform for marijuana dispensaries. It’s a sign that mainstream investors are starting to take the emerging sector — which analysts say could […]

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 (This is an abridged version of a story that appears in the April issue of Marijuana Business Magazine.) Cannabis business owners increasingly must confront a workplace reality that mainstream companies have faced for generations: organized labor. Front and center is the United Food and Commercial Workers union, which is aggressively seeking cannabis workers to join its […]

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CLOSE Sara Richardson speaks Tuesday to the Redding City Council as it consider license fees for the cannabis industry. Marijuana business(Photo: liorpt, Getty Images/iStockphoto) Prospective business owners in the Redding’s burgeoning cannabis market can start applying Thursday for licenses to sell, grow, test, deliver or otherwise work with legal weed. But it’ll cost them. More: […]

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<![CDATA[]]> Eating weed is nothing new. Humans have been ingesting cannabis-infused food for millennia: from the ancient Indian preparation of bhang through the hashish eaters mentioned in 1001 Nights, on to the magic brownies whipped up by the totally baked bakers of the 1960s and the high-octane confections that medical marijuana patients have come to […]

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The storms MassRoots weathered in 2017 have set the marijuana tech firm adrift in a $44 million sea of red. A review of MassRoots Inc.’s annual filing made Tuesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission provides a portrait of a negative-net-worth company that is burning through cash, missing IRS payments and SEC reporting deadlines, […]

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