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Todd Mitchem: Creating a Cannabis-Friendly Dating App

One of the most common misconceptions about cannabis is that it has the same effect on everyone who consumes it. This, however, couldn’t be further from the truth: some people are social smokers, some people want to work out when they Read More

Kristin Nevedal: Patient Focused Certification for Cannabis Businesses

We are excited to announce the first episode of our new podcast with host Shango Los of the Vashon Island Marijuana Entrepreneurs Alliance! In this series, Shango will interview cannabis industry entrepreneurs, activists, investors, and legislators about their experience and Read More

Brian Westphal: Spreading Hemp Awareness with Skateboards

Recently, Ganjapreneur had the chance to connect with Brian Westphal, an entrepreneur looking to innovate and spread awareness in the industrial hemp sector. Westphal’s company, Lotus Boards, is working to produce the world’s first hemp-plastic skateboard. The company’s goal, as stated on their website, Read More

Shango Los: Establishing a Local Cannabis Trade Organization

As the cannabis industry becomes legalized in new states and regions, one of the most important questions facing growers and processors is how they will fit into their local communities. We recently interviewed Shango Los, founder of the Vashon Island Marijuana Read More

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New Hampshire House Committee Unanimously Approves Hemp Bill

Lawmakers in a New Hampshire House committee unanimously approved a bill to remove a ban on the industrial cultivation of hemp. The bill, which was sponsored by Representatives Elizabeth Edwards (D-Hillsborough), Laura Jones (R-Strafford), Robert Cushing (D-Rockingham), and Michael Sylvia Read More

Senators File Nation’s First Federal Medical Marijuana Bill

A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators — Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Rand Paul (R-KY), and Cory Booker (D-NJ) — announced a bill today that would completely overhaul the federal government’s stance on medical marijuana. The Compassionate Access, Research Expansion and Respect States (CARERS) Read More

Former Nevada Bank CEO to Enter Cannabis Industry

John Sullivan, a Nevada-based top bank executive, will now serve as the president and CEO of Integrated Compliance Solutions (ICS), a financial services firm that will work with legal cannabis companies. Sullivan leaves behind four years as CEO and president Read More

Uruguay’s Legal Marijuana Program Suffers Further Delays

New Uruguay President Tabaré Vásquez, who assumed office on Sunday, has chosen to delay the country’s legal marijuana program only days into his presidency. Vázquez’s predecessor, President José Mujica, made international headlines in 2013 when he legalized the production and sale Read More

Oregon Marijuana Business Licenses Likely to Have Residency Requirements

At the inaugural meeting of Portland’s newly-formed NORML chapter, New Approach Oregon spokesman Anthony Johnson answered questions about Measure 91, last November’s voter-approved ballot initiative that legalized recreational marijuana. When asked about residency requirements for Oregon’s legal marijuana businesses, Johnson answered, “Measure 91 Read More

Ganja Vocabulary


A measurement used for cannabis; more specifically it is a portion of an ounce. An eighth of an ounce is 3.5 grams. When purchasing weed, an eighth is a very common denomination of marijuana to buy, as this is a sufficient amount for someone to smoke with a few friends and still get really high.
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