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Spray first, fix later: Why cannabis growers use pesticides and remove them after harvest

Christine GiraudOctober 10, 2019 (SurfUpVector, Avector/iStock)When the cannabis legalization wave started, it was naively believed that legal weed would mean clean weed. However, legality hasn’t magically alleviated the hard reality of crop failure, and when...

Opinion: Why Massachusetts’ vaping ban won’t stop lung illnesses

Shaleen Title and Michael S. SinhaOctober 10, 2019 Banning all vaping products only pushes consumers into the polluted illicit market and onto deadly tobacco cigarettes, the authors argue. (DedMityay/iStock)  This article originally ran in the Philadelphia...

Vapor Additives, Product Labels, & the Future

It’s 1930 — the height of Prohibition. Thousands of people contract a terrifying illness. Paralysis takes hold of their hands and feet. The muscles in their fingers and legs atrophy. Disabled, many...

Croptober: How to host a harvest party and bud swap

Ashley KeenanOctober 10, 2019 Jesse Milns/LeaflyForget cuffing season, harvest season is upon us! It’s that special time of year where (most) cannabis plants have flowered and are ready to be trimmed, a time established growers...

Massive power outage threatens NorCal cannabis harvest

David DownsOctober 9, 2019 To avoid sparking deadly wildfires, Pacific Gas & Electric officials de-energized lines midnight Oct. 9, affecting thousands of northern California cannabis licensees. (nikolay100/iStock)SAN FRANCISCO—California cannabis industry operators are scrambling to save...

Find your new favorite cannabis strain based on your favorite food

our favorite food can say a lot about you. Beyond just pointing to your favorite flavors, it can also hint at the sorts of experiences you enjoy, the times you like to eat, and...

Meet 3 Women of Color Lighting Up the Cannabis Industry

In the United States, women hold just 21 percent of executive positions at companies, regardless of industry or company size — but according to a recent survey from Marijuana Business Daily, that number jumps...

B.C.’s Eight-Store Limit Frustrates Vancouver Cannabis Entrepreneurs

During the summer, about nine months after Canada legalized recreational cannabis sales, the rollout of legal retail stores was still slowly blossoming in Vancouver — only seven stores were fully licensed and open. Many were...

German Tech Investor Leads Series a for Germany’s First Medical Cannabis Startup

Germany just hit a new milestone in the space where venture capital and the burgeoning cannabis industry meet. Berlin startup Demecan has completed a Series A financing round of €7 million to expand its production...

Cannabis Stocks Have Flamed Out This Year

This was the year when cannabis stocks were supposed to take off. But shares of all the major pot stocks are down, despite hype about the legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada and some US...
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