25% increase in tariffs

Tariffs: Trump’s Trade War Will Stifle the Cannabis Industry

These proposed tariffs increases will do great harm to American businesses, medical marijuana patients, and adult use consumers while doing nothing to empower American companies to manufacture these products themselves.

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Arnaud Dumas de Rauly

The Blinc Group announces appointment of Arnaud Dumas de Rauly as Chair of ISO/TC126/SC3 and CEN/TC437

The Blinc Group, a distribution-centric incubator/accelerator of vapor technologies announces that its Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Arnaud Dumas de Rauly, has been appointed as Chair of the ISO/TC126/SC3 as well as Chair of the CEN/TC437 vapor product standards committees.

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California Cannabis: Expect Turmoil Prior To The Enlightenment

Even though California will finally begin allowing the sale of recreational marijuana on January 1st, 2018, a lot of people are very nervous about how that is going to go. The state has had a largely unsupervised medical cannabis program in place since 1996

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Impending Legalization in New Jersey Will Put Pressure on New York

With recreational marijuana sales set to begin in Massachusetts over the summer and incoming New Jersey governor Phil Murphy poised to legalize pot as quickly as possible, there’s a good chance that hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers

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Governor Phil Scott (R) signed into law House Bill 511

Vermont Makes History by Legalizing Marijuana Through a Legislative Process

Vermont made history today by becoming the first state to legalize recreational marijuana through a legislative process, as opposed to voter initiative. Vermont Governor Phil Scott (R) signed into law House Bill 511, which makes it legal for adults over 21 to possess up to one ounce of cannabis or five grams of hash, and removes penalties for possession and cultivation of up to two mature marijuana plants and up to four immature plants and home. Read more

Jean-Pierre Galland: A life of Resistance

Every country has a pioneer among its Cannabis activists; the one who first could see the light, while the fog of ignorance was still blurring the vision of the many. In the old country that first man’s name is Jean-Pierre Galland: Journalist, writer, advocate and active protester in favor of Cannabis in France.

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Hottest Sectors in Cannabis Technology

A First Spanish company allowed to grow Medical Cannabis

A Spanish company called Phytoplant Research S.L. has received the oficial licence from the agricultural international authority : GLOBALG.A.P in order to produce full spectrum Cannabis on the Spanish ground.

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French Folders #1: Is France Stuck with Cannabis Prohibition?

The fact is that Cannabis use has been popular throughout French history. Cannabis was brought to France by a doctor called Jacques Joseph Moreau de Tours who made it popular in high society. This is how France came to be the cradle of the ‘club des hashischins’ back in the 1800’s.

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What you need to know about the NY recreational marijuana bill

What you need to know about the NY recreational marijuana bill

New York, the home state of The Blinc Group and many other ancillary cannabis companies may have the opportunity of a lifetime in front of us. A bill is currently in consideration that if passed, would allow recreational marijuana in the empire state.

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Blockchain in Cannabis

Blockchain in Cannabis

Marijuana is currently classified as a schedule I substance, the same class of heroin making the legal sale of cannabis a federal crime. This loophole creates a system where large commerce stakeholders like banks and credit card companies refuse to collaborate with the cannabis industry.

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