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  1. Ron Strider

    HI: West Maui Plays Host To Two-Day Cannabis Conference

    A two-day conference promoting cannabis awareness, the health benefits of medical marijuana and the environmental and economic benefits of hemp is scheduled for next week at the Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa, according to an announcement. The Maui Cannabis Conference runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m...
  2. Ron Strider

    NV: Marijuana Trade Show Moves To Las Vegas Convention Center

    Much like the cannabis industry at large, it's been a swift half-decade of maturation for the nation's largest marijuana trade show. About 400 people attended the initial iteration of the Marijuana Business Conference when it debuted in Denver in 2012. Back then, just 16 states had legal...
  3. Ron Strider

    Argentina: Hebrew University Organizes Buenos Aires Cannabis Conference

    Hebrew University of Jerusalem is organizing Argentina's first international conference on medicinal cannabis. The International Conference on Cannabis' Endocannabinoid and Medicinal System in Argentina´s history will take place October 24-25 at NH Tango Porteño Hotel in Buenos Aires. In...
  4. Ron Strider

    Canada: From Hockey To Hemp

    Former NHL player Riley Cote says marijuana helped him deal with the pain and anxiety that came with being an enforcer with the Philadelphia Flyers. "I used it as an ally," the Winnipeg native said Saturday at Grow Up Cannabis Conference and Expo at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara...
  5. Ron Strider

    HI: Maui Cannabis Conference Scheduled For January

    Maui based event production company Alpha Agency will host the first annual Maui Cannabis Conference on Saturday and Sunday, January 6 and 7, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa in Kā'anapali. The conference will promote cannabis awareness and education regarding the health benefits...
  6. Ron Strider

    OR: School Is In - Cannabis School, That Is

    As Labor Day approaches, you may be asking yourself, "What did I learn this summer, aside from the fact that no one in Portland seems to grasp that a linen shirt is a viable alternative to a cotton T-shirt when it's 105 degrees?" My friends, there is still time to get yourself some schooling...
  7. Ron Strider

    Kentucky To Host Hemp Industries Association's 24th National Conference

    The 24th Annual Conference of the Hemp Industries Association (HIA) will be held Sept. 9-11 at the Lexington Convention Center, the Kentucky Chapter of the Hemp Industries Association (KYHIA) announced today. Experts, policy makers, farmers, researchers and entrepreneurs from around the world...
  8. Ron Strider

    Want Access To California's Top Pot Officials? It Could Cost Big Bucks

    In October, backers of recreational marijuana legalization were ramping up their campaign ahead of the November election. They turned to a potent demographic in California politics: minorities, who compose a nearly two-thirds majority of the state's population. The pitch by Lt. Gov. Gavin...
  9. Ron Strider

    Attendees Of Hawaii Hemp Conference Enthusiastic

    Oahu state Sen. Mike Gabbard approached the podium during Saturday's Hawaii Hemp Conference with a guitar case in hand and, after a few bars on a harmonica, began to sing and strum to an updated version of "The Times They Are a Changin'." "Come gather round hempsters, in Hawaii Nei, It's...
  10. Ron Strider

    CA: Kamala Harris To Trump: Leave Grandma's Marijuana Alone

    Sen. Kamala Harris of California used the year's first big 2020 presidential spotlight Tuesday to rail against Trump administration drug policies and call for easing laws governing marijuana. "Let me tell you what California needs, Jeff Sessions. We need support in dealing with transnational...
  11. Ron Strider

    Hemp Conference To Draw Industry, Scientists, Policymakers To Kentucky

    The first hemp conference in the United States to bring together industry professionals, scientists and policymakers will be Sept. 8-11 at the Lexington Center and Hyatt Regency Hotel. The first hemp conference in the United States to bring together industry professionals, scientists and...
  12. Ron Strider

    Raphael Mechoulam Inspires Students Interested In Studying Cannabis

    This past weekend was the first-ever international conference on the science of weed held at the new Institute of Cannabis Research (ICR). Headquartered at Colorado State University at Pueblo, the ICR conference lasted three days, had 550 attendees from 10 countries and 21 states, and featured...
  13. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Industry Hosts First Fairbanks Conference

    Nearly two years and two months after the first provisions of a voter initiative to legalize commercial marijuana went into effect, Alaska's marijuana growers met in Fairbanks to discuss the state of the industry. The Alaska Marijuana Industry Association hosted its first conference in...
  14. Ron Strider

    Cannabis Experts Take Center Stage At CSU-Pueblo

    The Institute of Cannabis Research (ICR) at Colorado State University-Pueblo will host its international, multidisciplinary cannabis research conference starting tonight (Friday) and concluding on Sunday on the CSU-Pueblo campus. The conference will celebrate a myriad of research and...
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    FL: Revenue Conference Prices Sales Tax Exemption For Medical Marijuana

    Legislation that would exempt medical marijuana from sales taxes would cost $24.3 million per year to Florida's tax receipts, according to an estimate by state economists Friday. HB 1397, by Fort Myers Republican Ray Rodrigues, is one of five medical marijuana bills to enact Amendment 2 that...
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    Medical & Recreational Marijuana A Hot Topic At 29th Annual ROTH Conference

    Sunday, March 12th, kicked off the 29th annual ROTH Conference at the stunning Ritz Carlton in Dana Point, CA. An invite-only event that boasts some of the top global leaders, this conference is one of the largest of its kind with over 500 companies and 4,000 participants, with key sector...
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    CA: Adelanto Mayor To Speak When World Cannabis Conference Comes To Town

    Adelanto – The city's promise to keep its stadium a hub of activity all year long will continue to ring true when the 5th Annual Abra Ca Dabs World Cannabis Conference comes to the High Desert. Cannabis enthusiasts from across the nation are expected to attend the three-day festival with its...
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    2017 Virginia Cannabis Conference

    The 2017 Virginia Cannabis Conference got off to an early morning start, with the motivated group of marijuana reform advocates who had gathered at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Downtown Richmond ready to take on the world.... or at least the Commonwealth. This group's goal was to learn how to...
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    Melissa Etheridge Set As A Keynote Speaker At Toronto Marijuana Conference

    Melissa Etheridge, one of rock music's great female icons, was announced Tuesday as a keynote speaker for Canada's leading cannabis industry business event, O'Cannabiz Conference and Expo. Etheridge is a cannabis entrepreneur and activist who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004. Twelve...
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    CA: International Cannabis Business Conference Returns To San Francisco

    Business opportunities in California are growing exponentially since voters decided in favor of legalizing cannabis, making the upcoming International Cannabis Business Conference an important event for anyone looking to make money with marijuana. Following the success of the last ICBC held in...