03 May 2016

The DEA’s Use of Bad Science to Discredit Medical Cannabis

When science is used for political purposes it results in some very distorted and dangerous results that serve a specific point of view at the expense of the rigorous standards mandated by the scientific method. History has numerous examples of scientists who have twisted, concealed or fabricated scientific studies to

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04 Feb 2016

Will Cannabis Become the First Brand-Free Industry?

It’s no secret that every aspiring entrepreneur focuses on building a brand.  For certain industries, this is a valid pursuit. But for the emerging cannabis industry, devoting excessive resources in time and money to build a brand may be a mistake. The reasons: Cannabis is a perishable, crop-by-crop product, and

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19 Sep 2015

The Propaganda Wars Against Marijuana, Global Warming and the Dangers of Smoking

In a democracy with so many forms of open communication and social media, it would not seem possible that propaganda would have a major role in shaping public opinion and government policy today. Yet despite all of the supposed sophistication among a population inundated with all forms of information and

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30 Jul 2015

The Cannabis Industry Should Become the Newest Gem in Social Investing

If your cannabis company is considering going public or formally looking to attract institutional and retail investors, you should consider a marketing approach based on social investing. This is because socially responsible investing (SRI) is a distinct and proven sector in the investing world that attracts individual and institutional investors

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29 Jun 2014

Food Trade Associations Missing Biggest Marketing Opportunity of the Century: The Legalization of Marijuana

Students of history know that the most powerful idea is one whose time has come.  And that is why some of the nation’s largest food trade associations have entirely missed the boat on an emerging trend which has huge profitability written all over it. The vast opportunity, the equivalent of

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26 Oct 2011

Welcome to Mutualfundreform.com

Mutual funds have, by default, become one of the primary vehicles to build wealth in America.  Pensions and savings were the traditonal vehicles in the last generation, but today, the erosion of home equity, decreases in 401(k) accounts, and threats to the future of Social Security all translate into new

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