Posts Tagged ‘marijuana’

A Modern-Day Gold Rush?

Marijuana’s misunderstood sister hemp is projected to be a $22 billion market by 2020, but can it overcome the social stigma and federal regulations that threaten to hold it back? It’s been called the gateway crop. Thanks to its stalks topped with five leaves, hemp shares the same signature look as its intoxicating relative, the marijuana…

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Youngevity Gains Momentum from Entry into Cannabis Market

Youngevity Headquarters

Youngevity International is enjoying some major momentum since its entry into the cannabis market, and investors are taking notice. Shares of the Chula Vista, Calif.-based omni-direct lifestyle company were up 35.5 percent last Friday, the day after the online news organization CannabisNewsWire (CNW) featured the company prominently in an article on the rapid adoption of…

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Cannabis Legislation Will Open New Doors for Direct Sellers

Next month, the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives are expected to meet to reconcile differences in their versions of the Farm Bill. One of the key points to be considered, the legalization of industrial hemp, is being carefully monitored by several direct selling companies looking to take part in what is expected to be…

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