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MAP: Find out what towns will or won’t allow recreational marijuana, so far

This article originally appeared on Wicked Local Town-by-town, city-by-city residents of Massachusetts are deciding if they want to be able to drive to the corner store to buy marijuana. State officials delayed the implementation of the law legalizing the recreational marijuana industry until July 2018, but residents in many towns and cities are voting this spring […]
Why Attend CannaCon Boston?

Why Attend CannaCon Boston?

If there are any lingering doubts about the emergence of cannabis into the mainstream, it’s time to put them to rest, forever. CannaCon—the nation’s preeminent cannabis industry convention—is gearing up for its biggest, brightest and best event to date, settling in Boston’s historic Back Bay district for three days beginning July 13, 2017. No doubt, […]

Cashing In On Cannabis: CannaCon’s Banking Panel

This article originally appeared on MJ Headline News Since Washington state legalized recreational marijuana in 2014, recreational cannabis sales have totaled over $1 billion, translating to more than $250 million collected in new taxes. Such substantial sales, however, have also brought problems for licensees in the form of cash. Because of marijuana’s federal status as a Schedule I […]

CannaCon: An Event Worth It’s Weight In Weed

This article originally appeared on Weed News The most common question asked about a cannabis industry event is “Is it worth it?”, and I have to reply with a resounding “Yes!” for so many reasons, and some aren’t what you would think. Cannabis is society’s great equalizer; the seed doesn’t care if you’re a man, […]

The Making of a Cannabis Industry Event Without the Cannabis

This article originally appeared on Leafly The way Bob Smart dreamed up a cannabis convention is anything but conventional. “I was watching a TV show called Toy Hunter, and the main guy took some of the toys he had found to a Comic-Con, and for some reason, the word CannaCon floated into my head,” says […]