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The Best Cannabis Events in New York City

The West Coast has been the capital for the majority of the cannabis movement, but the East Coast’s passion for the plant shouldn’t be slept on. Now that things are settling down out West as most states enjoy legal recreational cannabis laws, the renaissance rages on in the East in areas, like New York, that… Keep Reading

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Billy Hayes: Riding the Midnight Express

Billy Hayes likes to say he’s been in the cannabis industry for the past 50 years, and is amazed at the progress made in the new world order of weed. “I recently visited every dispensary in Las Vegas,” he shared. “As I walk in each door, I can’t believe that this exists. I was like… Keep Reading

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Artist Photographs Pediatric Medical Marijuana Patients

“Face of Cannabis” by Colorado-based artist and photographer Nichole Montanez is a touching and thought-provoking series of black-and-white images depicting children who have benefited from medical marijuana. Since launching the project over five years ago, Montanez has photographed 284 children and 11 adults, including five current NFL players and one former player, a senator, and… Keep Reading

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High Folks: Kevin Ford Jr. Upholds Cannabis’ Good Name

“Minorities have always had access to cannabis. I’m more focused on the importance of minorities having access to business and job opportunities within the industry,” says Kevin Ford Jr., the founder, and CEO of Uplift Maryland. According to the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC), 58% of Maryland’s cannabis business employees are minorities, but only 35%… Keep Reading

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What’s in Your Stash? Jane West, CEO of Jane West, Inc.

Jane West came into the cannabis space in 2014, via her past company, Edible Events & Co., offering up a 420-friendly space with gourmet appetizers and fine wine in a high end gallery in Denver’s art district. She lost her lucrative mainstream day job after she sported a vape pen on national television, in an… Keep Reading

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