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7 Most Unfriendly States for Marijuana Consumers
The U.S. has now become more marijuana-friendly than several years ago, but there are still some states where people can be severely punished for cannabis use. Keep in mind that you should be very cautious if you are planning to visit one of the following states and want to avoid prosecution.
Jul 19, 2017 12:25 PM
Cannabis Events in July: Career Fairs, Business Forums, and More
In July, there will be at least three events that might help you learn more about running a cannabis-related business or find the job of your dreams.
Jul 5, 2017 12:55 PM
3 Cannabis Events to Attend in June
Marijuana-focused conferences, summits, and expos create the ultimate atmosphere for discussion, networking, sharing knowledge and experience. The events of this kind are beneficial to everyone: from policy makers to activists to cannabis entrepreneurs to people who want to start their career in the booming weed industry. WeedLex will tell you about the three biggest and most important cannabis business events that will be held this month.
Jun 2, 2017 12:30 PM
4 Marijuana Events to Attend in May
Marijuana-dedicated events are the ultimate place where you can be a part of the pro-marijuana legalization movement, show your support, and learn about the most recent changes in the local and federal policies. For cannapreneurs, various cannabis-themed events are also the best opportunity for networking and introducing their brands to the customers. There will be lots of interesting marijuana events held in May, but WeedLex will tell you about the four most important ones.
May 1, 2017 12:45 PM
4 Cannabis Events to Attend in April
In April, there will be a lot of entertaining events dedicated to celebrating the 420 movement. Still, there is a lot of work that needs to be done in order to lift the social stigma from marijuana for good. Below is the list of the four most important and influential cannabis events that will be held this month. Join the massive movement for marijuana legalization and help other activists to improve the future of the weed industry.
Apr 3, 2017 12:25 PM
4 States to Consider Marijuana Legalization in 2017
In 2016, voters in four states supported the legalization of recreational marijuana. Following their example, more and more states across the U.S. are considering the possibility of changing their cannabis policies. Here is the list of four states that may make a decisive move towards fully legalizing weed in the next twelve months.
Feb 6, 2017 12:10 PM
Nearly 70 Percent of Police Officers Support Marijuana Legalization, Survey Shows
Despite police being considered a rather conservative group, a recent national survey shows that two in three cops support marijuana legalization.
Jan 17, 2017 12:20 PM
3 Cannabis Industry Events to Attend in January
Cannabis industry remains one of the fastest-growing industries in the U.S. Billions of dollars in sales, thousands of new workplaces, impressive investment opportunities—these are just a few benefits the marijuana industry may offer. And if you want to learn more about the cannabis business or the rapidly changing weed policy, we suggest you attend one of the three marijuana industry events that will be held this January.
Jan 4, 2017 12:20 PM
Top 7 Countries With Harshest Drug Policies
Although most states are now easing their drug laws, there are still plenty of countries that have harsh punishments for storing, using, and selling drugs. The penalties may vary from huge fines to long-term prison sentences or even death. Below you can find a list of countries that have the harshest drug policies.
Dec 5, 2016 9:10 AM
3 Marijuana Events to Attend in December
With four more states now having legal recreational marijuana, there are even more people who need to get educated about cannabis and find their way to becoming a part of the fast-growing cannabis community.
Nov 30, 2016 12:00 PM
4 Cannabis Industry Events to Attend in November
This month, there will be at least four cannabis events you should pay special attention to. Whether you are a pro-weed legalization activist, medical cannabis patient or marijuana business owner, you can benefit from attending each of these events.
Nov 3, 2016 12:00 PM
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
Cannabis Industry Will Rise to $50 Billion Over Following Years
A mainstream investment bank has recently presented a forecast that states the marijuana industry is going to grow eight times its size reaching up to $50 billion over the next decade. The rapid growth of the industry will be triggered by the legalization of cannabis and the reduction of the black market.
Sep 17, 2016 9:25 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
How Newest Technologies Affect Marijuana Industry
Our days are the perfect time for high technologies to get even higher by all means and partner with the cannabis industry. Half of the states in the U.S. have already legalized marijuana on a local level for either medical or recreational use or both.
Aug 30, 2016 9:35 AM
Top-5 Creative Ways to Smuggle Weed Across the Border
Illegal shipping of drugs annually brings millions of dollars to drug dealers. The situation at the U.S.-Mexico border is a never-ending battle between smugglers and security officers. With the development of security measures, Mexican dealers find new and unexpected ways to ship drugs.
Aug 21, 2016 9:45 AM
U.S. Drug Policy: Pros and Cons of Ending Marijuana Prohibition
Up and down the western hemisphere, marijuana policy remains a hot topic of discussion. In 2016, a UN General Assembly Special Session focused on the drug problems in the world, particularly on marijuana problems.
Aug 16, 2016 9:25 AM
4 Marijuana Events to Attend in August
Do you want to know more about the legal status of marijuana in the U.S. and across the globe? Do you feel like joining the massive pro-marijuana movement and becoming a marijuana advocate? Are you ready to make the first step towards improving your local marijuana policy?
Aug 3, 2016 9:15 AM
States That Legalized Recreational Weed to Become Silicon Valley of Cannabis?
Microsoft is already a part of the legal cannabis business, and there are rumors that Google might make a similar move. So, who is next to join the controversial marijuana business and is there any chance for one of the recreational marijuana states to become the Silicon Valley of cannabis?
Jul 14, 2016 9:10 AM
Legalization of Cannabis: A Guide to Marijuana Cultivation Laws by State
The United States is the land of the free, but some states are just a little bit freer than others. Among 25 states that have legalized marijuana, only five have also allowed the recreational use of the substance.
Jul 8, 2016 9:30 AM