cannabis industry

cannabis industry

Barneys Department Store Is Betting on the Luxury World of Weed

Inside Barneys' posh cannabis store, The High End.
Running a Business

'I Believe in People Over Profits; I Have Always Paid People Too Much': Olivia Alexander, Founder and CEO of Kush Queen

As one of the industry's top tastemakers, her cannabis wellness and lifestyle products are known for their quality and innovation.
Growth Strategies

'Often, People Get Caught Up in the Noise of the Industry': Sara Gullickson, CEO of Item 9 Labs

Sticking to a business plan is especially important in the cannabis space.
Cannabis

Cannabis Lounges Are Popping Up Across the Country

Some predict they'll be as popular as bars, but there's still plenty of controversy.
Cannabis

Cannabis Entrepreneurs: Know the Perils of 'Accidental Franchising'

Accidental franchises are a trap for the unwary -- and the trap is sure to attract cannabis entrepreneurs looking for a quick footing in the burgeoning cannabis industry.
Cannabis

5 Ways Your Company Can Fight Counterfeiting in the Cannabis Industry

Counterfeiters can capitalize on your work and position themselves as parasites on your reputation.
Cannabis

4 Reasons It's Critical for Cannabis Businesses to Invest in Community Relations

To stand out in a crowded marketplace, cannabis businesses need to have their own stories to tell. Investing in community relations can help.
Celebrity Entrepreneurs

Post Malone Launches Shaboink Hemp Pre-Rolls and Announces Partnership With Icon Farms and Sherbinskis

Post Malone, singer and founder of hemp and cannabis brand Shaboink, announced a new product: American-grown hemp pre-rolls.
Cannabis

Research: Most U.S. Cannabis Cultivators Choose to Compete on Quality Rather Than Cost (Chart)

Many wholesale growers are focusing on cannabis quality, though market forces tend to favor those who reliably supply low-cost cannabis.
Medical Marijuana

The Cannabis Industry Must Keep Alive the Legacy of LGBT Activists

Caring for the neediest AIDS patients during the worst years of the epidemic began the struggle for legal cannabis but legalization has put those programs in jeopardy.
CBD

Licensing Cannabis: A Giant Step Forward

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

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.
Legal Marijuana

Iconic Harborside Dispensary Is Going Public

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

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.