Evolving from Brick and Mortar to Ecommerce
Starting a Business

Evolving from Brick and Mortar to Ecommerce

CBD oil company Sunday Scaries's co-founders share the lessons they learned from running a sports bar and how they've applied them to their ecommerce business.

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Accounting

Why Cannabis Entrepreneurs Need To Keep Their Records In Order

It might seem like common sense, but for many business owners, records retention is one of the first things to slide. This is a big mistake.
Endocannabinoid System

3 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Need To Pay Attention To CBN, The Next Emerging Cannabinoid

The CBD industry experienced a 706 percent growth in 2019. Here is why CBN is the next cannabinoid you should keep your sights on.
Cannabusiness

The Hottest Cannabis Brands Of The Week (6/27-7/3)

Which cannabis brands have made the biggest impact on social media, earned media, and website marketing this week? Here are the top 25.
Cannabusiness

This State's New Organic Certification Plan Could Help Cannabis Growers' Bottom Line

With cannabis illegal under federal law, cannabis businesses cannot call products organic under the U.S. Department of Agriculture's certification program. So California has proposed its own "comparable-to-organic cannabis standards."

News & Trends

Endocannabinoid System

3 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Need To Pay Attention To CBN, The Next Emerging Cannabinoid

The CBD industry experienced a 706 percent growth in 2019. Here is why CBN is the next cannabinoid you should keep your sights on.
Cannabusiness

The Hottest Cannabis Brands Of The Week (6/27-7/3)

Which cannabis brands have made the biggest impact on social media, earned media, and website marketing this week? Here are the top 25.
Veterans

Here's What Doctors Wished Veterans Knew About Medical Cannabis

VA doctors are currently barred by federal law from prescribing or even making consultations about medical cannabis. One doctor offers his advice for veterans who are considering medical marijuana cards.

Starting a Business

Evolving from Brick and Mortar to Ecommerce

CBD oil company Sunday Scaries's co-founders share the lessons they learned from running a sports bar and how they've applied them to their ecommerce business.

3 Ways CBD Brands Can Build Consumer Trust

CBD may have had a slow start in the mainstream, but trust remains the entrepreneur's best tool to reach those new consumers.

Is Hempcrete The Future Of Construction?

Europe's largest independent hemp grower and processor, HempFlax, sees incentives for expanding into construction. That's why it recently launched its own sustainable building supplies division.

The Green Queen Hopes To Solve A Major Pot Brownie Problem

Entrepreneur Gianna Filipetto's patent-pending Herbal Infusion Brownie Kit promises infused brownies in under an hour.

Growth Strategies

5 Reasons Why Vertical Integration Is The Best Path To Success

The ability to control all points of the supply chain is more important than ever. Here's why.

4 Reasons Cannabis Companies Are Moving to an Enterprise Solution

To say 2020 could be a defining year for vertically integrated cannabis companies is an understatement.

4 Smart Advertising Strategies During The COVID-19 Crisis

Total global ad spend is down $20 billion from the beginning of the year. Here's how cannabis entrepreneurs can pivot their ad dollars to have the biggest impact.

People Are Adding Cannabis Plants To Their Coronavirus Victory Garden

With some plants and a few tips, you can join those who are making marijuana a part of their home garden.

cannabis industry

Bernie Sanders And Cory Booker On What Legal Cannabis Would Mean For People Of Color

The senators analyzed how cannabis criminalization drives deep wedges into society with long-term, damaging consequences.

Black-Owned Cannabis Businesses You Can Support Right Now

If you want to put your buying dollars to good use, here are 20 Black-owned cannabis businesses that you can support.

Recent Research Indicates That Cannabis Lowering IQ Is A Myth

A new study involving 11,000 children in the United States may add clarity on the issue of cannabis and IQ, clearing up longstanding misconceptions from a past study and its approach.

NY Gov. Cuomo Says He'll Work To Pass Cannabis Legalization: 'It's A Complicated Issue'

"I believe we will, but we didn't get it done this last session because it's a complicated issue and it has to be done in a comprehensive way, " Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
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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Javier Hasse

Cannabis, CBD, hemp and psychedelics reporter.
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Dr. Paul Weisman

Founder, ZC Concierge Compassionate Centers & Curaleaf Medical Partner