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Marijuana retail brand established in America
06-02-2013, 12:34 PM (This post was last modified: 06-02-2013 05:02 PM by velvetfog.)
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Marijuana retail brand established in America
Diego Pellicer is the first retail brand in the United States focused exclusively on legal, premium marijuana for pleasure and creative pursuits.

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They are now negotiating legal commercial import of high quality pot from Mexico, and are planning to sell the pot through retail outlets in Colorado and Washington State.
Their declared intention is to expand to other states as fast as marijuana get legalized further on a state by state basis.

Diego Pellicer has been founded by millionaire former Microsoft executive Jamen Shively.
Jamen Shively, a former Microsoft corporate strategy manager, said he envisions his Seattle-based enterprise becoming the leader in both recreational and medical cannabis - much like Starbucks is the dominant name in coffee, he said.

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http://diegopellicer.com/
http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/blog/...e-big.html
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/31...66704.html
http://news.yahoo.com/ex-microsoft-manag...49078.html

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06-02-2013, 10:44 PM
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one could see that coming a million miles away,legalized marijuana falling in the hands of big biz

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06-02-2013, 11:38 PM
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The times are changing.
The public opinion in America regarding marijuana has shifted dramatically in the last few years.
The people supporting legalization are now in the majority for the first time ever.

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Read more here: --> http://www.people-press.org/2013/04/04/m...marijuana/

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01-05-2014, 04:00 AM
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Updated chart:

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Here's An Updated Tally Of All The People Who Have Ever Died From A Marijuana Overdose

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01-05-2014, 09:57 PM
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01-06-2014, 04:19 PM
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eh.

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01-07-2014, 04:13 PM
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Good call...Slowly but surely I guess. I never understood the logic behind the illegality of it besides funding the war on drugs... I wonder how much more money we can make by taxing it. Didn't the taboo start by someone in government writing a report on it with completely nonsensical info (just as much if not more misinfo as the bible)...I googled but can't come up with his name... Not Anslinger, someone well before him???
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01-10-2014, 01:03 PM
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The Wall Street crowd has a very different view of marijuana than the pot heads.

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01-28-2014, 07:49 PM
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Agricultural hemp farming (the type of hemp that won't get you high, but is grown for its fiber and seed oil) is finally becoming legal again in the United States.

Quote:George Washington and Thomas Jefferson grew hemp, but centuries later the plant was swept up in anti-drug efforts and growing it without a federal permit was banned in the 1970 Controlled Substances Act.

The last Drug Enforcement Administration hemp permit was issued in 1999 for a quarter-acre experimental plot in Hawaii. That permit expired in 2003.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture last recorded an industrial hemp crop in the late 1950s, down from a 1943 peak of more than 150 million pounds on 146,200 harvested acres.

Read more here: --> Hemp growing going legit after decades-long ban

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01-30-2014, 08:43 AM
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i think it was the dupont comp.who lobbied heavily to get hemp criminalized so it could sell it's nylon and paper products to take the place of hemp

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