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Why 2019 Will Be the Year of Weed

The legalization movement reached new heights last year. But prohibition is still alive and well. Here, everyone from corporate execs to political activists weigh in on what we can expect in 2019.

Opportunities & challenges cannabis entrepreneurs face in 2019

A look at the opportunities and challenges facing cannabis entrepreneurs in the year ahead.

Luxury Weed Tourism Is the Hot New Trend in Canada

Luxury weed is the latest trend in Canadian tourism, with companies offering cannabis oil massages and infused dinners.

Colorado has big goals to fight climate change. But there is an obstacle

Denver and Boulder have big goals to fight climate change. While the cannabis industry is on board, illicit grows still dominate energy use.

Marijuana Stocks Just Got a Boost from JPMorgan

JP Morgan launched coverage of GW Pharmaceuticals, marking a "step toward Wall Street respectability" for the sector. 

Smoking weed: When is someone too high to drive?

Brain scientists say they just don't know how to measure cannabis impairment. While drug screens can show marijuana use, there's simply no standards for impairment.

Ex-Coca-Cola executive joins the pot industry

A former Coca-Cola marketing VP is joining the Colorado-based, CSE-listed Charlotte's Web as chief growth officer.

Cannabis growers are racing to scale up — but not everyone thinks bigger is better

Cannabis cultivators in Canada are racing build larger greenhouses. But some argue that high quality cultivation in million-square-foot facilities is simply not possible.

Hemp entrepreneurs say big retailers unfairly dominate online ads

Major retailers have no trouble marketing their hemp-derived CBD products. But small producers have their ads routinely rejected by the likes of Facebook and Google.

Mayor Wants To Prevent Marijuana From Corporatization

"We have a chance... to do something that's never been done before, to literally exclude corporate America and make sure this is a small business community-based industry," said NYC mayor Bill de Blasio.

Mona Zhang is a freelance journalist covering the cannabis beat.
She also edits the highly respected cannabis newsletter Word on the Tree.
Her work has appeared in Forbes, The Outline, Vice, High Times, and more.

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