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Northern Michigan University to offer new degree in growing cannabis

Northern Michigan University to offer new degree in growing cannabis

Sara Tiradossi

October 11, 2017

Northern Michigan University has recently unveiled a new degree in growing cannabis, a four-year course covering chemistry, biology, horticulture and finance. The director of the university’s chemistry department Dr. Mark Paulsen, said the Medicinal Plant Chemistry program counts 12 students and...

Netflix launched cannabis pop-up with custom strains to promote new show

Netflix launched cannabis pop-up with custom strains to promote new show

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

August 29, 2017

In order to market its latest workplace comedy, Netflix took over a dispensary in West Hollywood and offered custom strains with names inspired by their TV shows. Last weekend, the streaming service dedicated the pop-up marketing to its new cannabis-related TV show, “Disjointed.” The 10 strains...

Tax revenue from cannabis hits half billion milestone in Colorado

Tax revenue from cannabis hits half billion milestone in Colorado

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

July 22, 2017

Colorado’s cannabis programs hit a milestone when VS Strategies reported a total of $506 million in state coffers since 2014. TAX BREAKDOWN $117.9 million was used for fund school construction. $5.7 million was placed into the public school fund. $1.5 million created programs addressing ...

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