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  1. Ron Strider

    Canada: Let The Nunavut Government Know How It Should Legalize Marijuana

    Nunavut could hold broad community consultations on marijuana legalization legislation before September, according to the territory's justice minister. The territory is facing a tight deadline to pass the law by July 1, 2018. That's when the federal government hopes to have marijuana...
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    Wurk Helps Marijuana Companies Comply With The IRS And Other Agencies

    Thirty percent of marijuana businesses are audited each year by the IRS; adding to that pressure is the threat of new regulations the industry may have to adopt. To ease the load, Keegan Peterson founded Wurk, which helps marijuana companies keep track of all their business records – from...
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    ME: Statewide Moratorium On Cannabis Affects Businesses

    Portland, Maine - The potential statewide moratorium proposed Wednesday would force people who want to open cannabis-based businesses to wait until that period is over before setting up shop. Medical cannabis caregivers said Wednesday that this could have serious business impacts on the...
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    CA: Dan Peterson Starts As County's Cannabis Licensing Official

    Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz County has its first cannabis czar. Daniel Peterson, 55, who has spent his career as a water resources engineer for Yuba and Sutter counties, started Monday as the Santa Cruz cannabis licensing official, overseeing an industry operating in the shadows that now has an...
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    NE: Legal Marijuana Advocates Have New Ally In Lancaster County Public Defender

    Omaha - Attorney General Doug Peterson quickly found himself thrust into the role of Nebraska's highest-profile opponent of legal marijuana when he took office last year. Now a fellow elected official is publicly opposing him - arguing not only to allow medical cannabis, but to decriminalize...
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    IL: Medical Marijuana Cultivation Facility In Edgewood Nearly Finished

    The medical marijuana farm in Edgewood is nearly finished. Located just off Route 37, the highly secure facility, surrounded by a barbed-wire fence and under the watch of surveillance cameras, will initially house four "grow rooms," an "extraction room" and a kitchen. But as demand for...
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    IL: Medical Marijuana Cultivation Facility In Edgewood Nearly Finished

    The medical marijuana farm in Edgewood is nearly finished. Located just off Route 37, the highly secure facility, surrounded by a barbed-wire fence and under the watch of surveillance cameras, will initially house four "grow rooms," an "extraction room" and a kitchen. But as demand for...
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    NV: Marijuana Business Owners And Employees Are Being Denied Insurance

    The use of marijuana appears to be slowing gaining acceptance in Nevada, with the state set to deliberate on November whether recreational marijuana should be made legal. There remains, however, an obstacle that could hamper the developing marijuana business in the region: insurance companies...
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    Crossing The Green Line: The First Cannabis Company On Wall Street

    A broken neck in a surfing accident triggered a dramatic career change for Derek Peterson, a former Wall Street banker who now heads listed cannabis company Terra Tech. Having broken his neck in a surfing accident, Derek Peterson had first-hand experience of the painkilling benefits of...