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  1. Ron Strider

    'Grass Roots' Chronicles Marijuana Laws' Disjointed History In The U.S.

    Living in Portland in 2017 you could be forgiven for supposing marijuana has an assured future as a legal good. Dispensaries seem almost as ubiquitous as coffee shops. Vending exquisitely modulated highs they appear as an adjunct to the city's epicurean scene. And no one's blowing smoke about...
  2. Ron Strider

    Pot Industry Deals With Ultimate Buzzkill: Self Regulation

    The rules have to come from somewhere. For some cannabis industry leaders, they'd rather be the ones to set the rules and regulations for their businesses. It's a double-edged sword when they say they just want to be treated like any other legitimate industry. Equal treatment could of...
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    Marijuana Industry Group Shakeup - Michael Elliott Out

    On the website of the Marijuana Industry Group, among the most powerful cannabis business organizations in Colorado and the country as a whole, executive director Michael Elliott remains front and center. Elliott, who's headed MIG under both its current name and its previous moniker, the...
  4. R

    FL: Local Pro-Cannabis Organization Granted Official Non-Profit Status

    The seizures never seem to stop for 14-year-old Branden, but neither does Branden's mother. Just like she helps her son fight through every epileptic episode, Renee Petro is fighting for the one medicine her son doesn't have access to: cannabis. "My son, who has failed with all medications...