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What’s the Deal With the 51-Foot Joints Parading Outside the DNC?

As the Democratic National Convention opened on Monday, a band of cannabis activists paraded through the streets of Philadelphia with two enormous 51-foot joints. The massive inflatable J’s became an instant hit on social media thanks to this tweet by … Read the article

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Publix Heir Donates $800,000 to Fight Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization

The family that founded the beloved Florida supermarket chain Publix has donated $800,000 to fight the legalization of medicinal cannabis in the Sunshine State. 

The Miami New Times reports that the Carol Jenkins Barnett Family Trust donated $800,000 in mid-July … Read the article

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Los Angeles Poised to Ditch Proposed Cannabis Tax for Homeless Services

Less than two weeks after Los Angeles County supervisors agreed to move forward with a 10 percent tax on cannabis businesses in order to fund homeless services, the proposal’s author wants to shelve the plan.

Late last week Supervisor Shiela … Read the article

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Watch This: The World’s First Cannabis Commercial is Pretty Much a Portlandia Episode

Things you wouldn’t expect the world’s first cannabis product commercial to contain: an original soundtrack, an adorable keeshond pup, a woman attempting to clean the patio with paper towels, subtle kung fu-inspired sound effects, the phrase “fuck yes,” and a … Read the article

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40 under 40 Sean Major

Wounded Warrior envisions change in rehabilitation for fellow veterans By Lukas Barfield After seven years of service in the Marines, Sean Major continues to support his fellow veterans through cannabis activism. The 26  -year-old former Marine sergeant believes high-CBD medical … Read the article

A Clear Advantage

  Equipment used to make THC distillate is now available for commercial cannabis processors By Greg James Those paying attention to the rapidly evolving legal marijuana industry are familiar with the “me too” culture that follows the latest innovations. New products … Read the article