Watch: Episode 8 of ‘Growing Exposed’—Sugarleaf

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In this eighth episode of Growing Exposed, I’ll introduce you to Sugarleaf’s master grower Jayson Flynn. Considered a veteran in the industry, Jason has already had his taste of success as he was part of a team that won back-to-back HIGH TIMES Cannabis Cups in Colorado for a strain called Presidential Kush in 2014 and White 99 in...

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America’s First Federal Anti-Marijuana Law Now 80 Years Old

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The first federal anti-marijuana law in the United States was signed into law 80 years ago today.

 President Franklin Roosevelt signed House Bill 6385 – the Marihuana Tax Act – into law on August 2nd, 1937. The law was the first federal policy in the United States to place criminal penalties on the possession, production and...

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Catalonia Legalizes Marijuana Clubs

Lawmakers in Catalonia, an autonomous region of Spain, have voted to legalize marijuana clubs.

 With a vote of 118 to 9, Catalonia lawmakers have passed legislation to legalize and regulate marijuana clubs. These clubs will be self-reliant, non-profit organizations that are allowed to grow and distribute cannabis to those 18 and older. They will be...

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Patent Wars Reach the Cannabis Industry: How Do You Register a Plant?

This article was originally published on Benzinga and adapted for HIGH TIMES.

New Frontier Data, one of the leading analytics firms in the cannabis industry, recently published a 400-page research note titled, “The Cannabis Industry Annual Report,” looking at the state of legal marijuana markets for 2017.

The extensive and impre...

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