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March Events Cannabiz 102  Hosted by Crystal D. Peoples-Stokes, NYS Assemblywoman Join us as we gather for the second Cannabiz community discussions! We will be talking about social equity, the legalization of cannabis and how to get involved in the cannabiz! Date & Time: March 2,2019 10am-2pm Location: Medaille College18 Agassiz Cir, Buffalo, New York […]

The Oregon Trail to Legal Cannabis

Oregon’s approach to cannabis legalization took a bold shift recently when became the first state to consider an aggressive challenge to existing federal cannabis laws. Because of an enormous cannabis surplus, the head of a local industry trade group is pushing for state legislators to permit Oregon cannabis companies to export products to other states […]

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February Events  

The Race To Legalize in the East

The race to legalize in New York accelerated on January 15, 2019, as Governor Andrew Cuomo laid out his vision for an expanded industry. Back in December, Governor Cuomo named legalization one of his priorities for the first 100 days of 2019. This week, he made good on that promise, unveiling plans for state regulated […]

Status of Social Equity in Cannabis

A Voice For The Voiceless Long pie-in-the-sky goals for activists, calls for social justice and social equity measures in the cannabis industry are growing, and that change can’t come fast enough. The movement to incorporate initiatives that redress the devastation experienced by vulnerable individuals and communities as a result of America’s drug war has blossomed […]

Cannabis on Times Square Historic Moment

Cannabis trailblazer Dasheeda Dawson – The WeedHead™ made history on New Year’s Eve by ushering in 2019 on a Times Square Billboard, along with her sisters and business partners. The Cannabis CEO’s debut marked the first minority-led cannabis company featured under the bright lights of the iconic strip.  Dawson used the once-in-a-lifetime moment to showcase […]

Welcome to Cannabis Year 2019!

The new year is upon us, and I believe that 2019 will usher in significant developments for the cannabis industry.  2018 laid the foundation for a new level of efficiency and prosperity, despite federal obstacles. A growing number of Americans support legalization, robust growth has created more industry jobs, and two additional states approved recreational […]

The Hemp Industry Shake Up

The latest agricultural innovation in the United States is a plant cultivated in North America long before the Declaration of Independence.  In 2018, America officially legalized hemp, once a common crop in the U.S. until it was linked with its psychotropic cousin, marijuana and effectively banned in 1937. After decades of prohibition, in 2014, Republican […]

2018: A Great Year for the Green Rush

Monumental developments in marijuana and hemp legalization made 2018 a watershed year for the global cannabis industry. These changes represent potentially seismic shifts in cannabis acceptance and hemp cultivation both in the United States and around the world as governments respond to increased access to the plant and exploration of its numerous reported health and […]

Big Tobacco Buys into the Cannabis Industry

Last week, the Altria Group, parent company of tobacco company Philip Morris and producers of MARLBORO cigarettes announced an 1.8 billion investment into the cannabis industry, the first of what will likely be many such businesses entering this lucrative sector. You know that the Green Rush is a big deal when even big tobacco is […]