• Marijuana’s Big-Money Marley Brand Makes a Splash (Seattle Weekly News)

    by  • November 28, 2014 • 0 Comments

    How feasible is global branding within the marijuana market, especially a U.S. based one skirting federal prohibition? Such is the undertaking of Privateer Holdings, the name behind such subsidiaries as Leafy, a popular website catologing cannabis strains, and Tilray, Canada’s largest marijuana growing facility. Just what hurdles Privateer must overcome, including product safety concerns, are discussed in the following...

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    Charting Vermont’s Marijuana Landscape (VPR)

    by  • November 18, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Vermont Lawmakers await the conclusions of a study by RAND Corporation’s Drug Policy Research Center when considering legalizing marijuana in the state.  Beau Kilmer, co-director of the Drug Policy Research Center, says the study looks to survey the intricacies of marijuana markets in order take the smoothest road in supplanting the black market trade...

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    How to Keep Kids off the Grass (Vice Media)

    by  • November 17, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Rather than shy away or from the attendant harms of marijuana legalization, theses authors urge opponents and proponents to face them head-on. The article presents a case for harm-reduction; for instance, how to keep cannabis out of the hands of minors, in light of it’s increased availability for those states that choose to legalize.

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