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Prairie Wellness Fund: Risks and Opportunities

The Prairie Wellness Fund, brainchild of Michael Griffin, veteran of the hedge fund service provider HedgeACT, seeks to offer credit financing for medical-marijuana entrepreneurs.

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Canna Brands To Trade Under New Ticker Symbol “CBMJ” Today

BOTHELL, Wash., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Canna Brands, Inc. (“Canna Brands” or the “Company”) today announced its request for new ticker symbol CBMJ, replacing CBWP, was approved by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).

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Boca Raton Considers MMJ Moratorium

With less than five weeks until November’s election, many in Florida are expecting Amendment 2, which would legalize medical marijuana in the state, to pass. Although some of the polls coming out of the state seem to indicate a closer race, most polls put the Amendment somewhere between 60 to 80 percent.

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MassRoots Announces Winners of the Inaugural Marijuana Tech Startup Competition

DENVER, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — MassRoots, a social network for the cannabis community, is pleased to announce the winners of the Inaugural Marijuana Tech Startup Competition.

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Bankruptcy Case Reveals Federal Inequities

It takes a lot of guts to start your own business. There are innumerable challenges you will have to face as a business owner, not to mention the consequences of failing. Luckily, in the United States, if your business fails and you cannot pay your bills you can declare bankruptcy.

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Destination Ladybud

It’s a quiet morning. With a couple of hours of darkness, no one else needs anything of me yet. Coffee in hand, I can go where I want. Destination Ladybud.

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New Report: Marijuana Revenue by State is Between $50-$60 Billion

Marijuana Investor News estimates total related product sales to be between $50 and $60 billion in the United States. In a new report released on September 26, 2014, MJIN estimates the current market size for U.S. marijuana revenue by state.

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Californians Look to Legalization Again

In 2010, California tried to become the first state to legalize the sale and use of recreational marijuana. Given that California was also the first state to legalize medical marijuana, it only seemed natural that they become the first recreational state as well. Unfortunately, Californians failed to pass the bill, garnering only 46 percent of the vote. Now, Californians are ready for round two and hope to legalize marijuana in 2016.

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3D Printed Wifi Enabled Marijuana Inhaler: Looks to Make Medical Cannabis Use More Legitimate

The use of medical marijuana has been debated for decades. The proponents of legalizing it believe that it is an efficient method that can be used to reduce the suffering of millions of people worldwide, while also minimizing the use of more dangerous and addictive narcotic pain killers such as Oxycontin, Percocet, Demerol and Vicodin.

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Proposed Maryland MMJ Fees Are Too High

When discussing the cannabis industry, we usually like to discuss the large amounts of money that dispensaries make. Often overlooked, however, are the extremely high fees that many dispensaries pay the state to stay open, such as licensing and permit fees. It is actually very expensive to start a marijuana dispensary; and in Maryland, it stands to be even more expensive.

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