Tommy Chong Turns 80, Looks 50. Is It the Cannabis?

Tommy Chong Turns 80, Looks 50. Is It the Cannabis?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yeah, man, Tommy Chong says he always knew he’d live to see the day marijuana legalization would be sweeping America. He knew when he and partner Cheech Marin pioneered stoner comedy 50 years ago, a time when taunting the establishment with constant reminders that they didn’t …

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Cryptocurrency and the Allure of a Cashless Cannabis Industry

Cryptocurrency and the Allure of a Cashless Cannabis Industry

Marijuana prohibition never stopped marijuana sales. Blocking legal marijuana businesses from the legal banking system isn’t working either. May 24, 2018 3 min read The legal marijuana industry in the United States is awash in cash. Literally. With reports that cannabis businesses generated almost $61 million in tax revenue for …

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Yukon First Nations see potential opportunity in cannabis industry

Yukon First Nations see potential opportunity in cannabis industry

Stigma may once have kept First Nations from talking much about cannabis, but as perceptions shift and legalisation approaches, some are wondering about the business opportunities. In Yukon, some First Nations leaders say they have been researching the growing industry in hopes of getting in on, or near, the ground floor. The Carcross/Tagish Management Corporation …

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Legal cannabis a growing industry in Skagway, Alaska

Legal cannabis a growing industry in Skagway, Alaska

Tiffany Metz runs her hands through rows of marijuana plants she’s grown with her partner, Coop Briody, in Skagway, Alaska. “Give them some interaction — like I’m a little bird or a little mouse, out in the wilderness,” said Metz, describing how she cares for the 100 plants she cultivates, in a re-purposed …

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