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This Incubator Is Helping Cannabis Businesses Blaze a Trail Forward in a Budding Industry
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This Incubator Is Helping Cannabis Businesses Blaze a Trail Forward in a Budding Industry

Green Labs Denver offers marijuana-focused startups help on sales strategy, pitches, legal advice and more.
Michelle Goodman
Where Marijuana Is Legal HR Policy Needs to Adjust
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Where Marijuana Is Legal HR Policy Needs to Adjust

Drug testing is useless when all it reveals is that a team member 'medicated' with prescription pot at home over the weekend.
Todd Mitchem
How Companies Are Trying to Bring Marijuana Ads Online
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How Companies Are Trying to Bring Marijuana Ads Online

As more states legalize cannabis, the burgeoning sector is embracing the digital-marketing tactics long favored by more traditional industries.
The Little-Mentioned Consequence of Selling Marijuana
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The Little-Mentioned Consequence of Selling Marijuana

You can't federally trademark your brand associated with the sale of the controversial weed. But you do have options.
Steve Cook
How This E-Cig Franchise Is Moving Into Marijuana
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How This E-Cig Franchise Is Moving Into Marijuana

An e-cigarette firm develops a safer pot-delivery system.
Bethenny Frankel Developing 'Skinnygirl Marijuana,' a Munchie-Free Weed Strain
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Bethenny Frankel Developing 'Skinnygirl Marijuana,' a Munchie-Free Weed Strain

Amid growing legalization, the reality television star-turned-entrepreneur wants in on the white-hot marijuana industry.
Geoff Weiss
High Stakes: How This Marijuana Company Gained Buzz in a Budding Market
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High Stakes: How This Marijuana Company Gained Buzz in a Budding Market

Though G FarmaLabs is now a leader in the cannabis industry, it took time before success sprouted.
'Vape' Is the Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year
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'Vape' Is the Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year

As more people are switching to electronic cigarettes, the word vape hit its peak in 2014.
Laura Entis
Voters Approve Legal Marijuana in Oregon, Alaska and D.C.
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Voters Approve Legal Marijuana in Oregon, Alaska and D.C.

The Oregon and Alaska measures would legalize recreational pot use, while the D.C. proposal would allow marijuana possession but not retail sales.
Main Street Eyes Taxes, Wages, Marijuana in Midterm Elections
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Main Street Eyes Taxes, Wages, Marijuana in Midterm Elections

With small-business owners around the country casting their ballots, how Main Street votes could determine the outcome of some key initiatives.
Natalia Angulo
Why Tech Innovators Are High on the Prospects for Legalized Marijuana
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Why Tech Innovators Are High on the Prospects for Legalized Marijuana

Legalization of recreational marijuana in Washington and Colorado, and potentially several more states soon, has created a multi-billion industry requiring sophisticated technology.
Andre Bourque
A Favorite Employee Tests Positive for Drugs. Now What?
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A Favorite Employee Tests Positive for Drugs. Now What?

Substance abuse can strike even those close to the management team. Set up and maintain policies, provide counseling and determine the best course of action.
Zeynep Ilgaz
Why Your Company Needs an Up-to-Date Marijuana Policy
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Why Your Company Needs an Up-to-Date Marijuana Policy

With the landscape rapidly changing for regulation of pot in various states, employers must be sure their guidelines keep pace.
Heather R. Huhman
Meet the Yelp for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
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Meet the Yelp for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Weedmaps is establishing itself as the go-to portal for a new market.
The legal sales and purchase of marijuana -- also known as cannabis -- has become one of the fastest growing industries in the country with $2.7 billion sales in 2014. While marijuana is legal in various forms in 23 states and the District of Columbia, the industry still faces a lot of regulation challenges with advertising and marketing.
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