Bart Schaneman

Bart Schaneman

Author at Marijuana Business Daily

About Bart Schaneman

Bart has worked as a reporter and editor since 2003 for newspapers in California, Nebraska, and South Korea. He has won several awards for his writing and photography, including a Nebraska Press Association award for in-depth coverage of an environmental fight over fracking wastewater. His work has appeared in The Week, the Washington Post, Salon, and the Omaha World-Herald, among other publications.
Location Denver, CO

More From Bart Schaneman

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Edibles Outperform Cannabis Industry Growth in 2020 on Covid-Spurred Sales Surge

During the early days of the pandemic, consumers were more discrete when using cannabis.
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Lack of Standards, Dubious Business Practices Threaten to Upend Cannabis Testing Industry

A major lack of industry standards could be leading to distrust between marijuana brands and consumers.
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Marijuana Growers Look Back on a Year That Saw a Pandemic, Wildfires, Extreme Weather and More

After a difficult 2020 that saw plenty of challenges, how will marijuana growers bounce back in '21?

Oregon Cannabis Regulators Ban Harsh Additives First Seen in Vaping Crisis

In an attempt to clean up the vaping industry, Oregon regulators ban a handful of additives that potentially could harm users.
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California Cannabis Growers Seek Cheaper Mixed-Light License Fees, Claiming Current Costs Are Too High

Pricing just isn't sustainable for some growers in The Golden State.

You Make Good Money as an Extractor If You Follow These Strategies

Marijuana extraction companies can get good prices for their heir concentrates and infused products if they follow these suggestions.
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The Uproar Over Shawn Kemp's Weed Shop Ownership Further Highlights Industry's Diversity Woes

The former NBA player recently launched a weed shop that uses his name for branding purposes.
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The Wildfires In Western U.S. Are Delaying The Outdoor Cannabis Harvest While Exposing Climate Impact

Wildfire smoke swirled over Washington state, Oregon and California, with smoke clouds blotting out the sun during a critical phase of a cannabis plant's growth cycle - when the plant is finishing its production of flower.
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Extreme Weather Patterns Are Forcing Cannabis Growers To Rethink Their Cultivation Strategy

Adapting to climate change and unpredictable weather can be a headache for many in the marijuana industry.

Early Freeze In Colorado Could Cost Weed & Hemp Farmers Millions

Earlier than normal cold conditions could result in lots of loss flower for farmers.

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."
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5 Ways Cannabis Businesses Can Use Technology To Cut Costs, Promote Safety Amid Pandemic

Automation has many uses in the cannabis industry. Here are five ways cultivators and producers are cutting costs amid the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key Marketing Lessons Cannabis Companies Learned During 4/20

"Social media and content marketing are critical."

How The Current Crisis Is Reshaping The Cannabis Industry For The Long Term

Political setbacks, real estate opportunities, and a pivot to delivery are a few of the things cannabis industry experts say to anticipate.

How Coronavirus In China Could Financially Boost US Hemp & CBD Producers

"Any kind of hiccup in that supply chain on their end allows American farmers to get into the international market."