Marijuana has been illegal in the United States for nearly 80 years. However, despite this ban, the country’s attitude toward cannabis has been rapidly changing. In 1969, only 12% of Americans fully supported legalizing pot. Today, according to the most recent Gallup poll, 58% of Americans are now in favor of legalizing the drug. […]Read more "The States Most Likely to Stay Away From Legalizing Cannabis"
Senator Elizabeth Warren discussed the need for more research on medical marijuana at the February 2016 Aging Committee hearing entitled: “Opioid Use Among Seniors – Issues and Emerging Trends.” Cannabis is showing promising signs of helping multiple conditions, including chronic pain. It is even helping people, where many pharmaceutical drugs have failed. However, much more […]Read more "Senator Elizabeth Warren Calls For More Research On Medical Marijuana"
One marijuana dispensary in Denver Colorado decided to only use clean safe product. Mr Nice Guys’ owner feels that “sales may go down a bit in the short run, but what we want is clean, consistent product so that our customers get what they came for; a good experience. Mr. Nice Guys was one of […]Read more "Marijuana Product Needs to Be Clean and Safe"
Gary Chandler is the founder of Crossbow Communications, an advertising agency and public relations firm that specializes in nonprofit causes and environmental issues. Gary is an author and consultant. He is the author of 12 books and counting. His areas of expertise include health, environment, sustainability and Indonesia. His current projects include […]Read more "Gary Chandler at Crossbow Advertising Agency and PR Firm Specializes in Non-Profit Causes and Environmental Issues"
Although people who work for various Fed chapters don’t usually engage in blunt talks publicly, a bunch working for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta released some intriguing 2016 predictions this week. Among them are dire expectations for mobile payments and ACH Same-Day plus a belief that EMV will drive down the number of U.S. […]Read more "Atlanta Fed Folk Not Wildly Optimistic About Mobile Payments"
Just two years ago, Florida put medical marijuana on the ballot and lost by majority. Today, voters are gearing up to try it again and many are hopeful that it will pass. For one mom in Florida, the push toward marijuana legalization comes from her sons need for the drug after being diagnosed with […]Read more "Florida Mom Pushes for Medical Marijuana Legalization"
The idea that shoppers abandon shopping carts when they run into checkout friction has been said so often that it is approaching cliché status. The truth is much more nuanced and complicated. The level of checkout-friction-resistance changes—for the identical consumer—repeatedly during the merchant interaction. Let’s consider that abandoned shopping cart consumer. They ran into […]Read more "A Shopper’s Checkout Friction Resistance Level Changes Hourly"