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Kevin Huhn

Kevin has worked as an editor for several decades at numerous newspapers and websites across the country, including the Rocky Mountain News, the Boulder Daily Camera, the San Jose Mercury News, the Knoxville News-Sentinel and Fox Sports.

How to tell if your cannabis business is a victim of employee theft – and how to rectify it

(This is an abridged version of a story that appears in the September issue of Marijuana Business Magazine.) Anecdotal evidence points to a decline in employee theft in the marijuana space, but it’s safe to assume it hasn’t been eradicated. And that means cannabis retailers would be wise to play it safe. Especially because employee theft in […]

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Cannabis retailer Green Growth inks first equity raise

Ohio-based Green Growth Brands, which last month agreed to buy a multistate operator that sells both medical and recreational marijuana, completed an initial equity raise for 50.2 million Canadian dollars ($37.8 million). Green Growth said in a statement that the raise is intended to fuel expansion, much like the company’s $310 million purchase in July of Moxie. […]

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Alabama bill to create medical cannabis study group advances

The Alabama Legislature might create a medical marijuana study commission that could recommend legislation for next year. The proposal is a compromise after a Senate-passed bill to legalize medical marijuana hit opposition in the House of Representatives. The House might vote Friday on the watered-down bill. State Sen. Tim Melson, a Republican, said the measure […]

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Iowa’s move to increase medical cannabis potency runs into roadblock

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds vetoed a bill that would have lifted the 3% cap on the potency of medical marijuana products available in the state. Reynolds vetoed the bill Friday afternoon, saying the state must proceed cautiously in any expansion of its medical marijuana program. If the measure had passed, it likely would have improved […]

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Delaware lawmakers take another stab at creating recreational cannabis industry

Democratic legislators are again proposing to legalize adult-use marijuana in Delaware, an idea still opposed by Democratic Gov. John Carney. Sponsors introduced a bill they said is aimed at eliminating the illicit market for marijuana by establishing a state-licensed industry that would create jobs while padding state coffers with licensing fees and taxes. A similar […]

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Canadian marijuana firm Canopy Growth set to build NY hemp facility this summer

Canopy Growth, a leader in the Canadian marijuana industry, will enter the U.S. cannabis market by building a $150 million industrial park in Kirkwood, New York, for the manufacture of hemp products. Company officials said Monday that construction will begin this summer on a 308,000-square-foot facility on a 48-acre property near the Pennsylvania border. Canopy announced in […]

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