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    Weed Porn: Focus On Cannabis Photography

    In 1974, High Times published its first marijuana centerfold in its Fall issue, only the second edition ever of the groundbreaking magazine covering all things cannabis. Depicting a 20-pound brick of Colombian pot on a white silk sheet, the image was the first in a series of iconic marijuana photographs that continues to this day. Since that popular debut, cannabis…

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    Former Baseball Star Andruw Jones The Latest Athlete To Step Into The Cannabis Sector

    Fytiko Farms plans to produce cannabis oil with low doses of THC for medical patients in Georgia. Five-time Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star Andruw Jones is now the co-owner of a cannabis company, per the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Fytiko Farms, which also operates in Oklahoma, plans to produce cannabis oil with low doses of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) for medical patients in…

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    Man Who Served Eight Years For Cannabis Crime Now Part-Owns ‘World’s Largest Commercial Farm’

    A man who spent eight years in state prison for selling cannabis in the United States is now a part-owner of one of the largest legal weed farms in the world. In fact, if their own video advertisement is to be believed, it’s ‘technically the largest commercial cannabis farm in the world right now’. However, one of the men behind…

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    Shipping Vape Ban Goes Into Effect Soon – What Does It Means?

    If you recall, about 1 month ago we covered the upcoming vape product shipping ban that was snuck onto page 5,136 of last year’s COVID relief bill. At the time, there was still a lot of confusion about what shipping companies would be included and when these new measures would take place. Now we have some more updates and can…

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    Vancouver Council Votes To Slash Sky-High Fees For Cannabis Retailers

    A city councillor is hopeful this is the last year cannabis retailers in Vancouver will pay the highest licensing fees in the country. A motion passed Thursday is the first step in slashing the $34,000 annual fee — which is nearly ten times what liquor stores pay. Coun. Rebecca Bligh says the move is meant to help licensed retailers thrive.…

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    Short Documentary Offers Gripping Look At Racial Targeting And Cannabis

    As more states continue to legalize, a disproportionate number of black Americans are still being arrested and incarcerated for minor cannabis offenses. It’s a maddening dichotomy addressed in a gripping new short film “Not Just Another Day,” set to receive a virtual world premiere at the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival this March. The documentary, which runs for fifteen…

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    32% Cannabis Job Growth In 2020, Despite COVID-19

    In four years, the cannabis industry’s job growth has increased 161%, quickly beating predictions from other industries 10 years from now. Leafly’s fifth annual cannabis jobs report showed the cannabis industry to support 321,000 full-time equivalent jobs in 2021! An incredible number for an amazing and highly-deserving industry. Cannabis jobs aren’t accurately reported to the Department of Labor because it’s…

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    Destination Dispensary: Dalwhinnie Farms Defines Luxury Cannabis In Colorado

    In rural Ridgway, Colorado, what was once a dressage riding arena on a 230-acre equestrian ranch transformed into a 30,000-square-foot indoor cannabis cultivation in 2019. Two years later and a few hours north, Dalwhinnie Farms debuted a retail extension — a fancy, flagship boutique in Aspen. Dalwhinnie Farms is deliberately extravagant. It’s why the family-owned company chose Aspen over nearby…

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    Black-Owned Cannabis Accessory Company Working To Change The Industry

    3 Halifax entrepreneurs started Fumes Rolling Papers and Accessories last summer. Three Halifax entrepreneurs who founded a cannabis accessory company last year are working to promote Black ownership in an industry that lacks diversity. Brothers Josh Creighton, Treno Morton and Tyler Morton began selling naturally made rolling papers last summer when the pandemic meant many jobs were drying up. Their…

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    Ice Cube Launches His Own Cannabis Line

    The West Coast rapper-actor announced his new weed brand, Fryday Kush, on social media. After establishing himself as a prolific rapper and versatile actor, Ice Cube is getting into the cannabis industry by launching his own marijuana brand. On Friday (Feb. 12), the founding member of N.W.A. hit up his Instagram timeline to reveal his new brand, “Fryday Kush.” In…

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