Cannabis

News and Trends

Call Them Canna-Bees. How Cannabis Helps Bees and Vice Versa.

Researchers say that bees use cannabis to de-stress. And entrepreneurs say that honey from stoner bees is the next big thing.

Business Is Booming for Product You Don't Inhale

Go ahead and bogart that joint: Smoking is just one way to consume marijuana and might eventually become the least common way to do it.

8 Truly Unique Jobs in Cannabis

They're not easy positions to score, but if you land one, you're in business.
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Hemp Legalization Clears House, Off to President for Final Approval

Trump has signaled he will sign the landmark Farm Bill, allowing hemp to be grown legally in all 50 states.

State of the Marijuana Union 2018

From coast to coast, marijuana is now legal medically, recreationally, or both in 33 states, plus D.C., and counting.

These Social Justice Weed Warriors Are Making a Difference

From fighting hunger to hiring employees with cannabis-related convictions, these entrepreneurs are using cannabis to promote social good.

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

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

5 Facts About the First-Ever Cannabis Speakeasy That Just Opened in Las Vegas

Here's what you need to know about the revolutionary Dana's Place.

This Military Vet Is Remaking The Cannabis Security Guard Industry

He was once a former soldier in search of a new mission. Then he used his military smarts to create a security company that protects cannabis companies -- without intimidating customers.
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This Week in Weed: Marlboro Ready to Buy Marijuana?!

Michigan ends prohibition, big tobacco eyes the bud game, and counterfeit carts hit the black market.

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.
News and Trends

Oregon Marijuana Sales Soared 29 Percent in 2018. So Why Aren't More Entrepreneurs Happy?

According to a new state report, tax revenue is way above projections, but prices are down.

What Cannabis Businesses Can Learn from the Sex-Toy Industry

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

How MedMen Is Making Marijuana Mainstream

MedMen's Adam Bierman wants to build the Apple Store of weed.
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Challenges and Controversy Swirl Around Marijuana Social Equity Programs in California

Well-intentioned programs to help communities hard hit by decades of zealous policing are underfunded and, so far, ineffective.