Aug 302015
 August 30, 2015
Review - Cannabis Infused Gourmet Chocolate Bar By Trike Edibles And Elixirs

I recently got my hands on a cannabis infused gourmet chocolate bar. The chocolate bar was acquired from Stoney Brothers medical marijuana dispensary in Portland, Oregon. You may recall that Stoney Brothers was in the news recently for the unionization of its workers. I have already reviewed their butter mints, which were some of the best edibles I’ve ever tasted from an Oregon dispensary. But whereas the butter mints contained 50 mg of THC, this chocolate bar contained 100 mg of THC. I know that it is becoming more and more popular these days to go slow and only consume a

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Aug 302015
 August 30, 2015
Six Reasons Why Exercising Is Better When You Consume Marijuana

I received the following article from Anthony Franciosi, founder of The Honest Marijuana Company out of Colorado, and felt it was worth passing along. Exercising is important, and I think that cannabis is also important. Below are six reasons to combine the two: The words “marijuana” and “exercise” may not go together upon first glance, but they actually go hand in hand. The marriage of the two is something you may have not considered, but if you’re looking to get ripped–you really should. Listen up. Did you know that weed is actually the best thing you can do for your

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Aug 302015
 August 30, 2015
Bridging The Marijuana Financial Gap

If you are in the marijuana industry, I hope you participate in the research project below. I have been talking to Justin via e-mail, and I can’t wait to see what his academic research finds out: By Justin P. Breidenbach, MAcc, CPA, CFE What makes a successful marijuana business? Depending on your position in the market, this question will bring up a multitude of answers. To me, as an academic and accountant, success for a business in the marijuana industry is one that can produce a reasonable and sustainable profit. If a business can continue efficient operations in the future

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Aug 302015
 August 30, 2015
Would You Pay An Extra 5% Marijuana Tax If It Funded College Scholarships?

If you have ever gone to college, or at least looked into attending college, you learn very fast that it’s not cheap. If you come from a wealthy family and you don’t have to worry about the price tag, congratulations! But for the average American like you and me, you do have to worry about the price of college. I know a lot of very, very smart and talented people that would have dominated in college, but they never got the chance because they couldn’t afford it. I couldn’t afford college for the first six years after I graduated high

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Aug 302015
 August 30, 2015
George Zimmer To Keynote At The Cannabis World Congress And Business Expo In Los Angeles

You may recognize the name George Zimmer from his commercials for his company, Men’s Wearhouse. He ends every commercial with, ‘You will love the way you look, I guarantee it.’ I have pointed out to a lot of people that are not necessarily cannabis supporters that George Zimmer is. I always first establish who he is, and that he’s very successful and recognizable. Everyone I talk to can agree that he has an impressive track record. Then I hit them with the ‘you know he supports cannabis reform too, right?’ The look on some people’s faces are priceless. I can

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Aug 302015
 August 30, 2015
Soon Oregon Will Not Allow Out Of State Medical Marijuana Patients Or Growers

For awhile now Oregon’s Medical Marijuana Program (OMMP) has had a distinction that no other state’s medical marijuana program has – it allows non-Oregon residents to become a patient or grower in the program. There are multiple states that recognize out of state medical marijuana cards, but Oregon will allow you to become a patient in Oregon (but has never recognized out of state medical marijuana cards). There are not a lot of out of state patients in the OMMP, but there are some nonetheless. Per Oregon Live: Beginning Jan. 1, the Oregon Health Authority will stop issuing cards to

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Aug 302015
 August 30, 2015
Hear Ashley Preece-Sackett Speak At The Oregon Medical Marijuana Business Conference

I have had the pleasure of meeting Ashley Preece-Sackett at a couple of Women Grow events in Portland, Oregon. She is a very fun person, with a never-ending passion for cannabis. Her lab, Cascadia Labs, is considered to be one of the most reputable cannabis testing laboratories in Oregon. Marijuana testing is not only here to stay, it’s going to be mandatory going forward for any medical (has been for awhile) and recreational marijuana that is to be sold at outlets. So if you are a grower, or you are a dispensary owner, or for that matter if you just

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What Is The Most Popular Way To Consume Marijuana?

 Posted by at 7:03 PM on August 29, 2015  Opinion
Aug 292015
 August 29, 2015
What Is The Most Popular Way To Consume Marijuana?

There has been a debate that has existed in the marijuana world since probably the very beginning. I know that a lot of ancient civilizations consumed marijuana in one way or another, and I’d imagine that even back then people debated the following question – what is the best way to consume marijuana? If cavemen consumed marijuana, then I can almost guarantee that they argued about which was the best way to consume that marijuana. I know people that only consume via a vaporizer. I also know people that will only use devices that involve water filtration. There of course

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Aug 292015
 August 29, 2015
Heliospectra Adds New LED Grow Lights To Horticulture Lamp Portfolio

Heliospectra, known for it’s best-of-breed Light Recipe software, is positioned to accept pre-orders for the E60, a full spectrum, horticulture top-light designed for commercial growers. Built from the LX60 platform, the E60 offers the same superior engineering that Heliospectra has built its reputation upon, at a lower price point, minus the software options. The LightBar, a linear version of the E60, rounds out the company’s product portfolio by supplying growers with a “light bar” style luminaire and further adds to the company’s complete growing system approach. Staffan Hillberg, CEO of Heliospectra stated; “The E60 and the Heliospectra LightBar  boast high intensity

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Aug 292015
 August 29, 2015
Medical Marijuana for Autism Is Denied In Michigan

These tired eyes, which were filled with hope four short weeks ago, are now closing in disgust. The state of Michigan has denied allowing doctors to recommend marijuana for the treatment of autism. On July 31, a panel of mostly doctors voted to add autism to the list of conditions qualifying one to use medical marijuana in Michigan. They weighed the evidence compiled by the petitioner Lisa Smith’s team and evaluated the character of the testimony they heard from parents of sick children and medical professionals. They read peer-reviewed studies. National tests. Pages and pages of clinical notes from doctors

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