cannabis industry

Legal Marijuana

Researchers Overwhelm Canadian Government With Marijuana Research Requests

After becoming just the second country to legalize marijuana nationwide, Canada has the potential to lead the world in cannabis research - if they can cut the bureaucratic red tape.
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Trump Is Considering Banning Flavored Vapes. Here's The Cannabis Industry's Response

In the wake of the President's proposed ban, the NCIA puts the onus on Congress to end Prohibition.
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Looking To Enter The Cannabis Biz? Professionals From The Industry Give Top Advice

Before you dive into the world of cannabis, take note of these tips from professionals within the industry
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A Cannabis Entrepreneur Shares What She Wishes She Knew Before Starting Her Business

One of the best lines Brooke Alpert says she's heard in the industry: 'I'd much rather teach cannabis to businesspeople than business to cannabis people.'

How Cannabis Company Caliva Survived a Business-Ending Regulation

When a new law limited how companies can deliver cannabis, Caliva just invested more in their delivery service.
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.
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Cannabis Lounges Are Popping Up Across the Country

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