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California Looks to Spare Cultivators from Suffocating Taxes

California’s cannabis cultivators celebrated the idea of temporary reprieve from high taxes after warning for years that onerous levies, low prices, and suffocating regulations...

Beyond the Basics of Branding

Red Antler, named for the fastest-growing cells in the animal kingdom, is a brand-building agency that focuses on startups. In fact, the company often...
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Feds Request New Cultivators to Supply NIDA Researchers

NEW YORK, NY - A federal agency this month took steps to end a decades-long monopoly on cannabis grown for research, issuing a call...
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SEC Puts SPACs on Notice for More Regulations to Protect Investors

The financial world was aflutter in early April when the Securities and Exchange Commission took aim at special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), saying additional...
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Show Me the Money in the Wave of Fat-Capital Investing

Mergers and acquisitions are a lot like royal marriages: They’re founded not on affinity but on long-term mutual benefit, and a successful coupling in...