US Cannabis Leaders are Carefully Watching the Looming Canadian Wave
international trade

US Cannabis Leaders are Carefully Watching the Looming Canadian Wave

Canadian cannabis companies are well funded and clearly developing a long term export strategy.

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Politics

Joe Kennedy Calls Current U.S. Marijuana Policy Dysfuntional

His voice adds to a growing number of high-profile politicians who support federal legalization.
social justice

Cannabis Legalization and the Quest for Social and Economic Justice

Decades of gross racial disparities in marijuana arrests is now giving way to equally gross racial disparities in who profits from the legal marijuana trade.
Legal Marijuana

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Declares Full Legalization Is a Priority for 2019

Cuomo, long a marijuana opponent, said the facts about marijuana "have changed."
Celebrities

23 Celebrities in the Cannabiz

From actors to pop stars and everyone in between, these are some of the big names cashing in on the pot boom.

News & Trends

Legal Marijuana

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Declares Full Legalization Is a Priority for 2019

Cuomo, long a marijuana opponent, said the facts about marijuana "have changed."
social justice

Cannabis Legalization and the Quest for Social and Economic Justice

Decades of gross racial disparities in marijuana arrests is now giving way to equally gross racial disparities in who profits from the legal marijuana trade.
Legal Marijuana

11 Facts Cannabis Entrepreneurs Should Know About the Black Market

The marijuana black market has been huge for decades and is still far larger the legal market.

Starting a Business

5 Opportunities for Entrepreneurs to Capitalize on America's New Relationship with Cannabis

Take a look at the many potential, profitable and egal products to consider from what used to be seen as an evil weed.

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.

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.

Growth Strategies

Big Business is Cashing In On the Cannabis-Fueled Green Rush

With projections in the billions, it shows no signs of slowing.

How This Brand Is Making Cannabis Feel Like a Luxury

Plastic baggies? Forget it! Canndescent is selling its product in high-end packaging that consumers will be proud of.

What Cannabis Businesses Can Learn from the Sex-Toy Industry

Social media won't accept advertising from either industry. Here's the work-around.

The Next Big Cannabis Opportunity? Mills to Process Industrial Hemp.

Hemp is likely to soon be a major domestic crop but the nation has nearly no capacity to process the tough fiber.
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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