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FDA Begins Evaluating Cannabis Scientifically
Medical Marijuana

FDA Begins Evaluating Cannabis Scientifically

DEA has refused to do that for nearly 50 years.

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Medical Marijuana

FDA Begins Evaluating Cannabis Scientifically

DEA has refused to do that for nearly 50 years.
Legal Marijuana

Legal Dispensaries in LA Demand Regulators Crack Down on Unlicensed Pot Shops

Heavily taxed and closely regulated legal dispensaries are being undersold by outlaws who flaunt the law.
Global Business

New Report Forecasts $40B Global Cannabis Market by 2024

The US is expected to remain by far the largest market on the planet.
Taxes

Recreational Weed States of America

These states with legal recreational weed made millions from cannabis taxes in 2018.

News & Trends

Medical Marijuana

FDA Begins Evaluating Cannabis Scientifically

DEA has refused to do that for nearly 50 years.
Legal Marijuana

Legal Dispensaries in LA Demand Regulators Crack Down on Unlicensed Pot Shops

Heavily taxed and closely regulated legal dispensaries are being undersold by outlaws who flaunt the law.
Global Business

New Report Forecasts $40B Global Cannabis Market by 2024

The US is expected to remain by far the largest market on the planet.

Starting a Business

How Industrial-Scale Extraction Will Make CBD Accessible to Everyone Who Needs It

A Kentucky company is working on a process to convert 25 tons of hemp biomass per day into high-quality oil with uses for all the byproducts.

House of Saka Aims to Redefine Luxury With Cannabis-Infused Wine

House of Saka is the first luxury infused cannabis wine made for women by women.

Don't Go It Alone: Important Advice for Cannabis Entrepreneurs

The pioneers of cannabis industry had to figure out everything on their own. Happily, that's no longer true.

How to Start a Cannabis-Focused Branding and Design Business

Two industry experts give their tips for breaking into this green-hot industry.

Growth Strategies

Unfair Marketing Restrictions Are Stunting the Growth of Cannabis Brands

Cannabis is barred from advertising platforms open to beer, booze and prescription drugs with long lists of scary side effects.

4 Crucial Steps to Maximize the Sale Price of Your Dispensary

The key to getting top dollar is the groundwork you lay before your business is officially for sale.

Licensing Cannabis: A Giant Step Forward

Licensing provides smaller brands the opportunity to bring CBD products to market with very little financial risk.

This Booming California Cannabis Brand Is Growing Fast by Offering Gig Workers Good Jobs

Caliva goes way past minimum wage by giving delivery drivers health insurance and stock options.

cannabis industry

Licensing Cannabis: A Giant Step Forward

Licensing provides smaller brands the opportunity to bring CBD products to market with very little financial risk.

The Budding U.S. Cannabis Industry Needs Normal Access to Business Banking and Insurance

Systemic barriers to basic banking and insurance services are muffling the cannabis boom much more than is generally realized.

Iconic Harborside Dispensary Is Going Public

But founder and cannabis advocate Steve DeAngelo is a little disappointed it has to be in Canada.

She Is the Cannabis Industry's Voice of Reason

Amanda Reiman wants cannabis to be more than a big new market for the same old powers-that-be.
By Javier Hasse
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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Jonathan Small

Jonathan Small

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