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Ganjapreneur: Ohio Voters Say “No” to Cannabis Legalization

Ganjapreneur: Ohio Voters Say “No” to Cannabis Legalization

Ohio voters rejected a proposal to legalize medical and recreational marijuana on Tuesday.

Issue 3 would have made cannabis legal for adults ages 21 and older to grow, possess, and use recreational cannabis. The same ballot measure would have made it legal for medical uses as well, something that hasn’t been tried previously.

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Ganjapreneur: Cannabis Breathalyzer Expected to Release Sometime Next Year

Ganjapreneur: Cannabis Breathalyzer Expected to Release Sometime Next Year

You’re undoubtedly familiar with the breathalyzer, an electronic device that measures an individual’s blood alcohol content using a sample of his or her breath. In fact, if you are a licensed driver anywhere in the United States, you have given your implied consent to a breathalyzer test if you are ever pulled over on the suspicion of drunk driving.

Soon, you might also have to give implied consent to a breath test for recent marijuana use. A breath-based test that can measure the amount of delta-9 THC present in an individual’s bloodstream could be available sometime next year, according to researchers at Washington State University.

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Ganjapreneur: Cannabis Packaging Company FunkSac Gets Funding, Partners With Snoop Dogg

Ganjapreneur: Cannabis Packaging Company FunkSac Gets Funding, Partners With Snoop Dogg

FunkSac, a Denver-based cannabis packaging company that focuses on producing odor-concealing and child-resistant products, announced that it has received funding from Casa Verde Capital.

Furthermore, FunkSac announced that it is partnering with Snoop Dogg, who will be working on programs to promote safety in the use of FunkSac products.

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Ganjapreneur: Charlo Greene: Cultivating Diversity in the Cannabis Industry

Ganjapreneur: Charlo Greene: Cultivating Diversity in the Cannabis Industry

Charlo has also been a proponent of increasing diversity in the legal cannabis industry, which, although it has received attention for the significant number of women entrepreneurs who have populated the space, has primarily been made up of white people. To help promote a more inclusive and representative industry, she recently founded GoGREENE.org, a non-profit intended to encourage diversity via education, networking, and empowerment.

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