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Insurance Company Must Cover Cannabis Treatment

A judge in New Jersey ruled that a man’s insurance company must pay for the cost of his medical cannabis treatment. This may establish an important precedent in the medical industry. Andrew Watson, who lives in Egg Harbor, New Jersey, enrolled in the state’s medical cannabis program in 2014. He sought financial reimbursement for the purchase of medicinal cannabis over a term of three months.

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World’s Top 10 Cannabis Conferences of 2017

Cannabis has been disrupting U.S. markets since it became legalized for medical and entertainment use in several states including Colorado. Because the substance has been prohibited for many years in America, this change in legal status has brought waves of innovation including some astonishingly high-tech operations all in support of the natural herb. We covered some of the most disruptive companies in the cannabis industry earlier in the year. Marijuana sales in 2016 hit $6.7 billion and is expected to grow to over $20 billion by 2021, according to Forbes.

With this huge boom expected to hit within the next five years, masterminds from all over the world are meeting at international conferences to discuss aspects of the cannabis industry on topics ranging from quality, growing, high-tech solutions, products, and more.

Check out these top ten cannabis conferences for 2017.

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