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New Cannabis Education Program CARE to Be Launched in Los Angeles
Cannabis, Accreditation, Regulation, and Education (CARE) is a new program created to properly educate all specialists that work with weed. It includes three-day workshops and online courses designed specifically for people working in dispensaries, medical marijuana doctors, and other industry professionals.
Jun 21, 2017 12:25 PM
Disputed Cannabis Tax Revenue Used to Fund Scholarships
The cannabis industry is one of the most promising spheres nationwide. Since it attracts millions of dollars and provides significant profits, the industry is becoming an important source of taxes. However, current marijuana-related laws still contain plenty of disputable issues concerning the collection and use of pot taxes.
Jun 6, 2017 12:30 PM
University of Denver Expands Its Cannabis-Related Curriculum
The University of Denver is adding a new discipline to its educational program. It will be a course on the business peculiarities of the weed industry. The topic of marijuana is not new to the university as it already provides classes on cannabis law and weed journalism.
Mar 14, 2017 12:35 PM
ISU Administration Loses Lawsuit Against Pro-Marijuana Group
The famous ISU lawsuit is finally over. The decision of the Iowa State University administrators to block the distribution of T-shirts with cannabis images on them turned out to be a failure. On Monday, Feb. 13, a federal appeals court supported the marijuana law reform advocacy group and claimed that Iowa State violated the First Amendment by banning the T-shirts.
Feb 20, 2017 12:20 PM
4 Things States Spend Marijuana Tax Revenue On
With over a dozen of states voting on medical or recreational marijuana legalization this November, one of the most frequently asked questions is whether the pros of legal weed outweigh the cons.
Oct 9, 2016 9:20 AM
5 Marijuana Business Events to Attend in October
​Marijuana-themed events is a unique source of information for those who want to become a cannapreneur or change the current marijuana policy. WeedLex will tell you about the five upcoming cannabis events for marijuana producers, retailers, advocates, and supporters.
Oct 4, 2016 9:30 AM
3 Events to Attend in September
In September, there will be at least three marijuana events you should consider attending if you care about the future of the cannabis industry.
Sep 1, 2016 9:00 AM
Can Marijuana Taxes Solve Our Budget Problems?
People get so used to hearing about the impressive tax revenues that cannabis industry has brought to the local budgets of the states with legalized recreational weed, that it actually tricked some of them to thinking marijuana taxes can solve all the problems of their neighborhood.
Aug 24, 2016 9:10 AM
Can Weed Legalization Change Children Drug Education?
Living in California, it is hard for parents to guard their children against marijuana when the green pot is on everyone's mind. There are a lot of dispensaries, medical marijuana doctors, news, and local talks, due to which kids may already know more about weed than you do.
Aug 17, 2016 9:15 AM
Colorado Students Awarded Cannabis Tax Scholarship
Pueblo County, Colorado, has awarded 25 local high school students with a college scholarship financed by the funds generated from cannabis excise taxes.
Jul 3, 2016 9:15 AM
3 Important Marijuana Events to Attend in July
There will be a lot of interesting and informative events for marijuana users, advocates, and supporters to attend in July. WeedLex will tell you about the most important cannabis events you would not want to miss.
Jul 1, 2016 9:05 AM
Cannabis Events to Attend in June
This June, there will be a lot of interesting events for marijuana users, patients, advocates, and supporters. WeedLex will tell you more about the four upcoming events that are focused on improving marijuana industry and policy.
May 31, 2016 9:05 AM
NCIA To Launch New Network for Cannabis Experts and Marijuana Industry
In June, the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA), one of the largest marijuana trade associations in the U.S., launches its brand-new project—a knowledge-exchange platform called the Cannabis Expert Calling Network (ECN).
May 27, 2016 8:25 AM