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  1. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Stocks Soar As California Legalizes Recreational Pot

    Companies in the cannabis industry have added nearly $2 billion. in value since California dispensaries started to legally sell recreational marijuana on Jan. 1. Heartened by the reportedly long lines outside Californian dispensaries and a possible wave of legalization in other states, shares...
  2. Ron Strider

    CA: Marijuana Firms In Cloudy Haze Over Banking Woes

    Zach Lazarus, chief executive officer of A Green Alternative, a marijuana dispensary in San Diego, California, has lost count every time he re-opened a bank account after it was closed because of his connection to the cannabis industry. Lazarus has had to play a game of "whack-a-mole" with...
  3. Ron Strider

    Never Mind California - Canada's Opening Its Own $5B Cannabis Market In 2018

    Entrepreneurs are focused on the launch of recreational marijuana in California, but another significant market, the entire country of Canada, will also be opening to adult-use cannabis. Deloitte estimates the market will be at least $5B in sales in 2018, with an ancillary market of associated...
  4. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Is The Next Big Investment, But Here's Why Most Investors Will Have To Wait

    California is one the latest states to legalize recreational marijuana. With Proposition 64 going into full effect on Jan. 1, 2018, we could be one step closer to new federal regulations, which would make investment opportunities in the marijuana industry more accessible to everyone...
  5. Ron Strider

    Will Cannabis Ever Be Legal

    In spite of the opinion of many Americans across this country, the legalization of cannabis is less likely to happen than they think. There are three main reasons: -It is a complicated process. -There is a body of government in office that is extremely lazy and corrupt. -The...
  6. Ron Strider

    NV: Marijuana Industry's Future Is Bright, MJBizCon Speakers Say

    New Jersey recreational marijuana legalization may be a highlight of 2018; it's possible but unlikely the Trump administration will crack down on the U.S. cannabis industry; and major mainstream corporations are "not going to miss out" on the business opportunities presented by the burgeoning...
  7. Ron Strider

    NV: Marijuana Industry's Future Is Bright, MJBizCon Speakers Say

    New Jersey recreational marijuana legalization may be a highlight of 2018; it's possible but unlikely the Trump administration will crack down on the U.S. cannabis industry; and major mainstream corporations are "not going to miss out" on the business opportunities presented by the burgeoning...
  8. Ron Strider

    US Law Firm Helping Cannabis Companies Tap Into Israel

    With legalization for medical use and also in some states recreational use, the cannabis industry has grown precipitously in the United States in recent years. To keep up, a new area of legal practice is growing up to provide services to companies with needs ranging from navigating regulatory...
  9. Ron Strider

    Meet The 24-Year-Old Founder Behind The Career Site For Cannabis Jobs

    By 2026, the marijuana industry could be worth $50 billion annually, and 24-year-old Karson Humiston wants to bridge the gap between workers interested in cannabis careers and companies looking to grow their business. Humiston is the founder of online career platform Vangsters, which provides...
  10. Ron Strider

    Three Ways To Approach The Cannabis Trade

    While many traders are looking to tech or Pharma for the next big breakout, others are attempting to get in front of the market by trading an industry that is anticipated to grow to $20.6 billion by 2020. While cannabis isn't entirely legal in the U.S., it's legal to invest in cannabis companies...
  11. Ron Strider

    Cannabis Dealers In The UK Are 'Prescribing' Weed To Treat Illnesses

    UK drug dealers are now giving their customers 'medical advice' and prescribing different cannabis strains for various ailments. Cannabis dealers and growers are trying to gain an edge on their competition by copying sophisticated marketing methods of American medical cannabis companies...
  12. Ron Strider

    How To Invest In Marijuana Stocks

    Marijuana, which goes by several names such as weed, herb, pot, grass, bud, ganja, Mary Jane etc., refers to the dried flowers of a herbaceous plant scientifically known as Cannabis Sativa. The Cannabis plant is a source of over 400 compounds, including 60 cannabinoids. Of the 60 cannabinoids...
  13. Ron Strider

    NY: Attorneys Present Case In Medical Marijuana Expansion Suit

    Attorneys argued for two hours on Tuesday in Albany County Supreme Court over whether the state can license five new medical marijuana producers, doubling the supply side of New York's nascent market. But a judge did not immediately issue decisions on a request to dismiss a lawsuit...
  14. Ron Strider

    Maryland Medical Pot Companies That Missed Deadline Get A Reprieve

    Maryland medical cannabis regulators on Monday gave final approvals to three more cultivation centers and two processing companies – and announced they would give 10 other companies that missed a key deadline additional time to complete their licensing requirements. The businesses were...
  15. Ron Strider

    Cannabis Prices In Nevada Are Up 200% And These Companies Are Set To Capitalize

    Demand for recreational marijuana in Nevada has been much higher than expected and the state is still facing a supply shortage. While this shortage has been a headache for dispensary owners and cultivators, these companies have seen a 200% increase in the price of marijuana in just one month...
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    Wait a minute - Free lights and other stuff

    I have seen posts where people are talking about free lights from light companies...I am a very poor person, but I hve 15 years of growing indoors and outdoors- hydro, soil, aquaponics,.etc. I am from USA but I live in Chile and I am starting a MMJ dispensary here in Vina del mar Chile (BTW...
  17. Ron Strider

    Cannabis Seeds Investment, Consulting, Journalism And Tourist Industries

    An industry has reached the mainstream when my 70-something-year-old conservative mother asks me, "Shouldn't we be investing in this? It looks like it is going to be big." And that's the way many people are feeling about the cannabis industry, which has extended beyond the delight of potheads...
  18. Ron Strider

    Maryland's Long-Delayed Medical Marijuana Program Gets 8 New Growers

    Medical marijuana regulators in Maryland on Monday authorized eight companies to grow the plant and four businesses to process it into medicine. The decision at a meeting of the state's medical cannabis commission comes one year after the panel chose 15 growers and 15 processors from a large...
  19. Ron Strider

    Medical Cannabis Giants Eye UK For Next 'Green Rush'

    In October the UK will host what is believed to be its first medical cannabis conference, an international jamboree of weed-based therapies in London. It may seem like an eccentric choice, given cannabis is illegal in Britain. But Saul Kane, the Israeli entrepreneur behind the event, is...
  20. Ron Strider

    Is A Looming U.S. Crackdown Opening The Way For Canadian Cannabis Companies

    A return to harsh enforcement of U.S. federal marijuana laws creates a market opportunity for Canada's cannabis companies, a Canadian pot entrepreneur argues. Recreational marijuana has become legal in more and more U.S. states — four states currently have legal pot, and four more voted to...