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FDA Warns CBD Companies: Stop Making Health Claims

America’s booming CBD market received a cold splash of reality this week when the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a letter to Curaleaf, a major US cannabis and CBD brand, warning that some of its product marketing violates the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. Reaction from vendors and investors was swift and harsh. Within 24 hours […]

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Digital Marketing & Cannabis – How to Navigate Through a Restrictive Industry

Digital marketing is the future of cannabis. It is the standard for every other industry, but cannabis is reluctant to adopt it due to the lack of traditional advertising options. Maximize on influencer campaigns, digital P.R., and email marketing. If you can provide your fans with enough digital quality, they will look into your brand, […]

Legal Recreational Marijuana Bill Passes Illinois Senate

The state Senate on Wednesday moved Illinois a step closer to joining the 10 other states that have legalized recreational marijuana for adults. With a bipartisan 38-17 vote, senators sent the House a measure that would allow residents age 21 and older to legally possess 30 grams of cannabis, 5 grams of cannabis concentrate or […]

6 of the Dopest Cannabis Influencers in 2019

Every industry has its own influencers. There are beauty influencers, wellness influencers – and weed influencers. Weed influencers use social media to post about anything weed related. Sometimes that’s reviewing specific strains or products, recommending stores in their areas to get products from, or reviewing equipment or edibles. Here’s our curated list from the Sapling […]

Guam gives OK for Recreational Cannabis Use

Guam legalized the adult use of marijuana on Thursday when Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero signed the contentious recreational cannabis bill into law. The new law allows those at least 21 years old to possess up to an ounce of marijuana. Adults will also be permitted to grow six marijuana plants, but for the time being will not […]

Puyallup tribe celebrates cannabis store grand opening on 4/20 with Cheech and Chong

4/20 is the grand opening of Commencement Bay Cannabis in Tacoma Washington, the Puyallup tribes’ second store The Puyallup Tribe is hosting the veritable grand slam of 4/20 celebrations by opening it’s second legal cannabis store in the Tacoma area, Commencement Bay Cannabis while hosting the iconic marijuana users, Richard ‘Cheech’ Marin and Tommy Chong. […]