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Amber Iris Langston

Amber Iris Langston has 7 articles published.

Does Social Media Love or Hate the Cannabis Community?

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To say that cannabis entrepreneurs face unique changes in the marketplace could be an understatement. (It definitely is an understatement.) But the truth is, until we fix federal prohibition cannabis businesses are going to subject to arbitrary decisions from major companies in the “legal” marketplace. Btw, “legal” is not a […]

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Prohibitionists Sputter to Final Defeat in Alaska

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Amber Iris Langston

Take note America – cannabis is here to stay. Last night Alaskan voters in small communities reaffirmed at the ballot box a number of strong American values – civil liberties, social justice, economic pragmatism, and plain old common sense. Citizens in the city of Fairbanks, its neighbor Fairbanks North Star […]

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Study Warns Against Heating Dabs Too High

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Concentrates, extractions, infusions – call them what you will – many entrepreneurs in the cannabis space are hedging their bets to play in, if not dominate, that sector of the new market. For decades Americans developed a history of consuming cannabis almost entirely in flower form. But with the liberalization […]

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“Impossible! Naive!” Cannabis Prohibitionists Cry Foul in Canada

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Amber Iris Langston

Members of the Canadian House of Commons health committee have been hearing testimony this week about the planned roll-out for Canada’s cannabis legalization program, which is set to go into effect in July 2018 – not a long time from now, for those familiar with the cannabis industry. Investors and […]

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Will California Unduly Limit Cannabis Branding?

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Amber Iris Langston

“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” – Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare While Shakespeare’s words ring true across time and space, one thing is for sure: if someone offered you an air freshener for your car and you had to choose between “rose” and “stank rot” […]

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Canadian Mental Health Association Releases Report on Legalization

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Amber Iris Langston

Under Justin Trudeau’s leadership, Canada is preparing for a fully regulated, adult-legal cannabis market, beginning in July 2018. On Monday, August 14, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Ontario issued a report entitled “Cannabis Legalization and Regulation” meant to give guidance to Canadian legislators regarding next year’s roll out. As […]

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German Cannabis Supporters Join 2017 Hanfparade

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Amber Iris Langston

Despite a little cold and rainy weather, a great crowd turned out this year for the 21st annual Berlin Hanfparade (or “Hemp Parade”) last Saturday, August 12th. According to Michael Knodt, writer for Marijuana.com and speaker at the April 2017 International Cannabis Business Conference in Berlin, the turnout for this […]

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