Cannabis

Cannabis

A Tale of Neighboring Countries and Their Very Different Legal-Marijuana Banking Systems

Federal law all but requires legal marijuana to operate strictly in cash, while in Canada banks are helping that nation's cannabis industry boom.
Entrepreneurs

How to Stand Out From the Crowd: Entrepreneurial Lessons from Jeff the 420 Chef

Jeff found a niche he was passionate about and got his big break from an article highlighting what made him special. Take a page from his playbook in the game of standing out.
Cannabis

Baby Boomers Support Medical Marijuana but Skeptically

Eight out of 10 boomers favor legalizing medical pot, but few use it. Most think opioids would be more effective for chronic pain.
Cannabis

Study Warns Sky-High Marijuana Taxes Drive Consumers Back to the Black Market

State governments eager for cannabis revenue need to remember the people who have sold pot tax-free for years are still in business.
Success Stories

The Bumpy Road to Becoming the Martha Stewart of Cannabis

Find out how this serial entrepreneur turned every failure and obstacle into a motivating challenge during her rise in the marijuana industry.
Cannabis

These 4 States Legalized Recreational Marijuana but Each Is Doing It (or Not) in Its Own Way

If the Congress ever legalizes pot nationally, expect 50 unique versions of legalization.
Marijuana

Investing In Marijuana Businesses: Are Hedge Funds Coming To The Cannabis Industry?

Hedge funds were not investing in the cannabis industry last year. But this might be changing in 2018.
Cannabis

The Debate Over Legal Marijuana Is Also a Debate About States' Rights

Some scholars argue Congress has no constitutional authority to tell states what to do about marijuana.
Entrepreneurs

How the Drummer of Blues Traveler Created a Unique Experience for His Cannabis Customers

Find out how this musician-turned-entrepreneur went against the grain with his dispensary and unveiled the do's and don'ts of starting up in the marijuana industry.
Cannabis

Trouble In Arkansas: Judge Throws Out Medical Marijuana Licenses

Arkansas voters approved medical marijuana but old-fashioned favoritism by regulators who ignored the rules has stymied the program.
Marijuana

What Better Conditions to Raise Money for Cannabis Businesses Means for Marijuana Entrepreneurs

More money than ever is pouring into the marijuana industry. What does that mean for entrepreneurs?
Entrepreneurs

This Serial Entrepreneur Shows How His Business Plan Earned Him a Career in Cannabis

Andy Williams, co-star of MSNBC's "The Pot Barons of Colorado," and his brother Pete built a marijuana empire -- and it all started with a plan.
Cannabis

A Study of One Colorado County Finds Legal Marijuana has More Benefits Than Problems

The first study of how legal cannabis affects a community found few major problems but significant economic benefit.
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Minnesota Study Adds to Growing Evidence Medical Marijuana Reduces Opioid Use

This study, plus an earlier on in Israel, bolsters anecdotal evidence that in states where marijuana is legal, opioid overdoses decline.