Cannabis Companies Generously Support Their Communities But Don't Get to Deduct It From Their Taxes
Giving Back

Cannabis Companies Generously Support Their Communities But Don't Get to Deduct It From Their Taxes

The same federal rules that make it hard to use a bank like every other legitimate business also forbid taking any of the normal tax deductions.

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Raising Money

6 Proven Ways to Win a Cannabusiness Pitch Contest

An insider's guide to what works and what fails when presenting your company to potential investors.
Canada

What American Tourists Need to Know About Canadian Marijuana Legalization

It's true marijuana is nationally legal in Canada but the local rules vary.
week in weed

This Week in Weed: Americans Vote on Cannabis!

Americans make big weed decisions in midterm elections, Jeff Sessions is out and cannabis stocks rise, and can cartels keep up?
Legal Marijuana

Pesticide Contamination Is a Growing Cannabis Safety Concern

Marijuana's continuing status as illegal under federal law makes the job of regulating it for consumer safety much harder.

News & Trends

Legal Marijuana

Key Cannabis Legalization Wins Could Bring in Upwards of $2 Billion in New Sales

With few exceptions, voted approved both ballot measures and candidates favorable to legal marijuana, at least for medical purposes.
Canada

What American Tourists Need to Know About Canadian Marijuana Legalization

It's true marijuana is nationally legal in Canada but the local rules vary.
week in weed

This Week in Weed: Americans Vote on Cannabis!

Americans make big weed decisions in midterm elections, Jeff Sessions is out and cannabis stocks rise, and can cartels keep up?

Starting a Business

5 Valuable Things To Know Before Digging Into the Edibles and Beverage Biz

Selling cannabis-infused delicacies comes with some unique challanges

5 Keys to Choosing The Best CBD Distributor

Not all wholesale CBD companies are created equal. Before partnering up, look for these factors.

LucidMood's Great Trick: Selling Cannabis to People Who Don't Like Feeling High

Startup LucidMood sells low-potency vaping products. But before winning over consumers, it had to win over a very skeptical group: budtenders.

The Next Big Thing in Cannabis? Terpenes

The future of the industry is all in the nose.

Growth Strategies

How the Cannabis Industry Is Redefining Supply Chain Management

Like so much else in the legal marijuana industry, stocking a product that was utterly illegal but is abruptly legal and in huge demand is a unique challenge.

Survey Finds Dispensary Staff Are Well Trained for Sales but Not for Medical Advice

Budtenders are sincere but mostly lack either the education or practical training necessary to help patients make informed choices.

Dear Cannabis Entrepreneurs: Enjoy Ruling Your Small Pond While You Can

Nobody in the cannabis business likes federal prohibition but when it ends they will all find themselves in competition with global corporations that are already preparing to enter the market.

Facebook and Google Are Not So High On Cannabis

With cannabis becoming legalized across states, and now country borders, power players in the ad industry are hindering growth.
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From retailers to growers, producers, and suppliers, there’s a seemingly never-ending list of startup opportunities in this emerging market. In Start Your Own Cannabis Business, marijuana, biotech, and entrepreneurship reporter Javier Hasse introduces forward-thinking entrepreneurs like you to the industry and shares hard-earned tips and success stories from pioneers and visionaries in the marijuana industry.
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