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How To Pivot In Times Of Need - Q&A With Seibo Shen

"The community aspect of cannabis seems to be a distant memory so before we launched this new brand," says Seibo Shen of Hanu Labs. "We wanted to give back to the community first."

Ophelia Chong

· 8 min read

"The Industry Still Isn't There:" Rob McPherson, Scourge of Cannabis LinkedIn

"The first area that has the opportunity to develop some stickiness with their value proposition target, who is the shopper, will be the retailer," says Rob McPherson.

Alex Halperin

· 11 min read

NFL Hall-Of-Famer Brett Favre Joins The CBD Industry

"We couldn't think of anyone better to work with to mirror the ethos and mission of Green Eagle than Brett Favre, a tough guy who represents passion, endurance and perseverance,"  Green Eagle CEO and founder Joseph Smadja said.

Javier Hasse

· 4 min read

Pam Chmiel

· 7 min read

'Everybody Likes Gummies' - Q&A with Power Player, Wana CEO Nancy Whiteman

"The other thing is that we see gummies really as a platform for experimentation and creating more specialized products," says Nancy Whiteman, CEO of Wana Brands.

Alex Halperin

· 9 min read

Power Players: Dutchie CEO Ross Lipson on the Future of Online Ordering

"We grew over 700 percent in order volume through the pandemic, and had a huge adoption of retailers showing interest and wanting to sign onto our platform," Dutchie CEO Ross Lipson says.

WeedWeek

· 11 min read

'Trust Your Gut, Do Your Due Diligence '- Q&A With Eossi Beauty Founders

"We've barely scratched the surface of what the hemp plant can do," said Shannon Kaygi and Rochonne Sanchez, co-founders of Eossi Beauty.

Anna Keeve

· 12 min read

Barriers Prevent The Cannabis Industry From Being Inclusive

Minority business leaders say there are significant barriers in critical institutions that keep many from becoming significant players in the space. 

Andrew Ward

· 6 min read

Why The Cannabis Industry Needs Accessible Research - Q&A with Maha Haq

"As a first-generation American, discussing cannabis is difficult to navigate among the two communities I am part of," says Maha Haq. "But with new research and education, acceptance will inevitably follow."

Ophelia Chong

· 8 min read

8 Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Consultant

"It's important to honestly assess your business - recognize its strengths, weaknesses, and consider your short-term and long-term goals. Why are you in this business? What is your mission," ask Emma Chasen and Matt Taylor.

Lindsey Bartlett

· 7 min read

'Brands Are Investing In Technology' - Q&A With Richard Huang

In this series, Ophelia Chong, co-founder of Asian Americans for Cannabis Education, mines critical advice from the most powerful Asian American entrepreneurs in the cannabis space today.

Ophelia Chong

· 6 min read

It's High Time To Clean Up The CBD Industry

More than half the CBD products tested by the FDA were inaccurately labeled, in many cases containing significantly more or less CBD than indicated on the packaging.

Barbara Goodstein

· 4 min read