The Opioid Crisis Could Cost a Half Million Lives in the Next Decade

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The Opioid Crisis Could Cost a Half Million Lives in the Next Decade | Phillip Smith

The most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, released in mid-August, showed a record 72,000 drug overdose deaths last year, with 49,000 related to heroin, fentanyl and prescription opioids. According to the authors of a study released last week in the American Journal of Public Health, that could be the new normal. The study, by […]

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Pennsylvania Auditor’s Report Says Marijuana Legalization Would Yield Over $500 Million in New Annual Revenue

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Pennsylvania Auditor’s Report Says Marijuana Legalization Would Yield Over $ 500 Million in New Annual Revenue | NORML

HARRISBURG, PA — A fiscal report issued by the state’s Auditor General estimates that taxing Pennsylvania’s existing retail cannabis market would yield $ 581 million in new annual revenue. The report estimates that just under 800,000 Pennsylvanians are currently using cannabis. Statewide polling finds that a majority of voters endorse legalizing and regulating its use by adults. “The benefits of regulating […]

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Colorado Has Earned Over $500 Million in Marijuana Revenue Since Legalization

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Colorado Has Earned Over $ 500 Million in Marijuana Revenue Since Legalization | TJ Baker

DENVER, CO — Since legal, regulated marijuana sales to adults began in 2014, Colorado has received more than half a billion dollars in marijuana-related revenue, including taxes and fees, according to an analysis of state data released Wednesday by Denver-based VS Strategies. Since 2014, Colorado has imposed a 15% excise tax on wholesale transfers of marijuana […]

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Maker of Deadly Fentanyl Kicks In Half a Million Dollars to Defeat Pot Legalization in Arizona

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Maker of Deadly Fentanyl Kicks In Half a Million Dollars to Defeat Pot Legalization in Arizona | Phillip Smith

Marijuana legalization advocates have long argued that pharmaceutical companies, who could lose out if marijuana is legally available, are some of the staunchest supporters of pot prohibition, and now an Arizona company is making their case for them. According to campaign finance reports posted online by the Arizona secretary of state’s office, fentanyl manufacturer Insys […]

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(ALGA) American Seed & Oil Company Entry into $500 Million U.S. Hemp Market, Found on Bloomberg BusinessWeek Site, Now Quietly Expands into Colorado

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Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 28, 2014

The American Seed & Oil Company, a subsidiary of Algae International Group, Inc. (OTC: ALGA), announced last week a strategy launched last January to enter the existing U.S. $ 500 million Industrial Hemp market.

The announcement can be found on Bloomberg BusinessWeek:

http://tinyurl.com/ALGA-Bloomberg

The Company subsequently released details to expand its existing hemp farming operations in Vermont:

http://tinyurl.com/Vermont-Wants-You

Today the Company made public its efforts to expand into Colorado.

In June this year, Management participated in the first annual Weed Stock Conference in Denver, Colorado.

http://www.weedstockconference.com/

At the Weed Stock Conference, the Company engaged a number of local parties in early negotiations to establish hemp and marijuana farms in Colorado. The Company is also exploring retail and wholesale operation pilots in addition to possible cannabis tourism projects.

To learn more about the Company’s cannabis business strategy and the progress to date in the development of that strategy, visit the Company’s new American Seed & Oil Company website. In particular, read ‘The Introduction Of The American Seed & Oil Company’ found on the website to specifically learn about the Company’s current hemp crop and all three new cannabis industry subsidiaries.

http://www.americanseedandoil.com/news/alga-introduces-american-seed-oil-company

About Algae International Group, Inc. and The American Seed & Oil Company, Inc.

(OTC: ALGA) Algae International Group, Inc. first became interested in the cannabis opportunity last year while attempting to build a business to produce bio diesel from cold pressed algae oil. While the ‘promise’ of the cannabis market is great, the path to achieving the ‘promise’ is unclear. An incubator improves the odds of success in an early and rapidly evolving market by building multiple, complimentary businesses with an initial strategy to explore market opportunity rather than to attempt seizing market opportunity prematurely. Accordingly, the Company is starting with three incubated subsidiaries, and will continue to explore the introduction of additional complimentary subsidiaries. As subsidiaries develop to a viable stage of independence, the Company will spinoff such subsidiaries creating independent ROI opportunities for parent shareholders.

Learn more about the incubated subsidiaries at http://www.AmericanSeedandOil.com.







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10 Cannabis Startups That Have Raised Over $1 Million (Besides Privateer)

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10 Cannabis Startups That Have Raised Over Million (Besides Privateer)
Legal cannabis gained a higher profile recently, after Seattle pot-investment firm Privateer Holdings closed a $ 75 million funding round. The deal included the first mainstream venture capital involvement in the sector, from Peter Thiel's Founders Fund.
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