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Why CannaCon is Essential to Michigan’s Cannabis Industry

Life changing opportunities as significant as Michigan is currently laying the groundwork for are not something people see come along very often. Cannabis might be the last new major agricultural commodity introduced to economies worldwide. Whether we are talking about medical marijuana, adult-use marijuana or industrial hemp, the market in Michigan is expected to grow to around $200 million in…

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The Business Side of Cannabis: What to See, Do and Learn in Detroit

We have already taken a look at what CannaCon Midwest attendees can do, see and learn on the production side of the cannabis business. Now let’s examine the business side and the ancillary services you can explore at our Midwest cannabis business conference. If you have never attended a cannabis expo show, especially one of the traveling CannaCon conferences, you will likely be surprised at the vast array of businesses that have forged a niche for themselves in this burgeoning industry.

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The State of Cannabis Legislation & Licensing: North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas

A federal appeals court ruled May 30 to hold open a case challenging the scheduling status of marijuana under federal law. While progress is made at the federal level, each U.S. state is deciphering its own path in the legalization of cannabis, medical and recreational, as well as CBD and hemp cultivation. CannaCon is hosting its Midwest cannabis conference later…

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The State of Cannabis Legislation & Licensing: Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, Minnesota

If you are starting a cannabis cultivation or marijuana-related business, then it’s wise to pay attention to the latest cannabis news. Cannabis legislation is consistently developing throughout the United States, creating opportunities for business owners everywhere. But every state is different, especially when it comes to cannabis business licensing. CannaCon is heading to the Midwest in June, so we’re taking…

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Cannabis Production: What to See, Do and Learn in Detroit

Plant a Seed at CannaCon Midwest If you’ve never attended a cannabis conference, you may wonder what it’s all about. Some imagine big groups of people sitting in a circles, smoking joints and listening to the Grateful Dead, or floral-crown-wearing hippies burning incense and dancing in a drum circle. That’s cool, but that’s not CannaCon.   Your Regional Cannabis B2B…

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The State of Cannabis Legislation & Licensing: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio

State by state, legislation is changing in the cannabis industry. Licensing regulations can vary greatly and are still a moving target throughout the United States. We’ve seen some big steps forward on the federal level with the legalization of industrial hemp. And most recently a federal bipartisan bill —  The Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act — is in…

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Oklahoma: The Pioneering Wild West of Weed

What comes to mind when you think of Oklahoma? Cows? Buffalo? The Pioneer Woman? The musical Oklahoma? Choctaw Native Americans? For me, it’s a broad expanse of freeway that seemingly stretches into oblivion, guarded by some of the cruelest Highway Patrolmen I’ve ever encountered—but hey, that’s because my only Oklahoma experience involved driving through the state on a cross-country trip,…

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How the Cannabis Industry is Re-Imagining Child-Resistant Packaging Design

Content Contributor: Green Rush Packaging Child-resistant packaging using push-and-twist caps has remained the same for about fifty years. With the legalization of cannabis for recreational use in some states and medical use in others, a new wave of creativity and innovation has been unleashed. Child-resistant packaging is receiving a makeover. The need for specific types of packaging is pushing designers…

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Tips to Reduce Anxiety and Get Some Sleep

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, anxiety is the number one mental health condition plaguing Americans today. It affects some 18% of adults, which equates to about 40 million Americans. That number may even be higher due to people either not knowing that they have the condition or not seeking treatment. Anxiety can make getting to sleep and…

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