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“Father of Legal Cannabis” attributes industry sales spikes to plant’s therapeutic appeal

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_DeAngelo
November 30, 2020

Among the many things that the year 2020 could be remembered for, the coronavirus pandemic is sure to top the list. The COVID-19 vírus outbreak has torn through global economies and claimed millions of...

Cannabis SPAC hires Jay-Z as CVO of new business venture with Caliva and Left Coast Ventures

http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/hip-hop/7431025/jay-z-releases-police-brutality-philando-castile-alton-sterling
November 30, 2020

On November 24, special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) Subversive Capital Acquisition Corp. (SCAC) announced that it had entered into definitive transaction agreements with Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter,...

Clint Eastwood is suing CBD companies over false endorsements

Clint Eastwood is suing CBD companies over false endorsements
July 31, 2020

The 90-year-old Hollywood actor that is Clint Eastwood has initiated a lawsuit against CBD companies that claimed he had tried their products. CBD – or 'cannabidiol' in its unabbreviated form – is...

100 black people to become millionaires through former NBA forward’s cannabis incubator program

100 black people to become millionaires through former NBA forward's cannabis incubator program
June 25, 2020

Former professional basketball player Albert Harrington, "Al,"  is taking strides towards black entrepreneurship. The 40-year-old cannabis company CEO recently told CNBC that he intends on helping 100...

Major cannabis tech firm MassRoots is approved for $50,000 federal stimulus check

https://cannabislifenetwork.com/massroots-explores-cross-listing-on-canadian-exchange/
May 20, 2020

Founded in 2013, MassRoots is one of the most well-established businesses in the cannabis space. However, it's latest SEC filings indicate annual revenue below $1 million. To make matters worse, for the...

CEO of hemp extraction company offers advice after receiving stimulus assistance

CEO of hemp extraction company offers advice after receiving stimulus assistance
May 8, 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act – a $2 trillion stimulus package that was distributed around an estimated 92 percent of Americans – has left cannabis business owners scrambling...

Unexpected death of Charlotte Figi sends emotional rift through the cannabis industry

Unexpected death of Charlotte Figi sends emotional rift through the cannabis industry
April 20, 2020

In loving memory of Charlotte figi; finally, she “is seizure-free forever.” These were the words of the 13-year-old's mother, who recently announced that her beloved daughter had passed away in...

5 cannabis-themed books to enjoy during the COVID-19 lockdown

5 cannabis-themed books to enjoy during the COVID-19 lockdown
April 14, 2020

As a precautionary measure against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, a large portion of the planet's population are being forced to stay indoors and avoid social gatherings. While this may be a nice...

Former NFL player Kyle Turley claims cannabis has transformed his family’s life

Former NFL player Kyle Turley claims cannabis has transformed his family’s life
April 3, 2020

Kyle Turley, the National Football League's former offensive tackle player, is one of numerous existing/previous NFL players who support the use of medical cannabis for pain relief. During a recent interview...

Marge snitches on Homer for drug dealing in new ‘Simpsons’ cannabis episode

Marge snitches on Homer for drug dealing in new 'Simpsons' cannabis episode
March 30, 2020

Season 31 of the 'Simpsons' is among us and if you caught the 17th episode, "Highway to Well", you will have noticed that the sitcom was heavily influenced by cannabis. Since the show is set in the now-thriving...

Nonprofit launchess certified organic labeling project to protect cannabis consumers

https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&url=https%3A%2F%2Fcannabiscertificationcouncil.org%2Fproduct%2Fwimw-bliss-sponsor%2F&psig=AOvVaw0N-M7v09ic7d_eNpCFtLgm&ust=1581482302155000&source=images&cd=vfe&ved=0CA0QjhxqFwoTCPDRnO7WyOcCFQAAAAAdAAAAABAO
February 12, 2020

The cannabis consumer demographic might be growing, but not enough people actually know what’s in their stash. This is according to a nonprofit organization called the Cannabis Certification Council...

Whoopi Goldberg falls out with business partner, abandons cannabis company

https://www.blackenterprise.com/whoopi-goldbergs-cannabis-company-shuts-down-after-reported-tension-with-her-business-partner/
February 10, 2020

On January 31, 2020, Whoopi Goldberg officially resigned from the board of her cannabis company - 'Whoopi & Maya'. In pictures, the entrepreneurial partnership appears to be all smiles, but reports...

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