Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs

While Many Look for an Exit, Island Cannabis CEO Plans to Keep Company Private

Ray Landgraf launched his 'for benefit' company to sell good pre-rolls, not the company itself.
Medical Marijuana

NFL's Calvin Johnson and Rob Sims Talk Cannabis: It's 'A God-Given Gift'

Two battered former players who never had an alternative to opioids for pain have launched an cannabis business so others will.
Cannabis

Cannabis: The Afghanistan of Entrepreneurs?

Arrogant entrepreneurs are likelier to exit cannabis humbled than rich.
operating costs

Cannabis Waste Is 'Special Regulated Waste' and That's a Costly Problem for the Industry

In yet another crazy manifestation of the cannabis stigma, any waste containing THC needs special handling that drives up costs.
hemp

North Carolina Farmers Embrace Hemp as the Market for Tobacco Dwindles

Big investments in hemp processing facilities is creating a reliable market for a new cash crop to replace tobacco.
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.
Cannabis

Women Are Disappearing From the Cannabis Industry. Why?

The industry's most powerful women are working to fix it.
Women in Business

Women Cannabis Entrepreneurs Unite: We Are Better Together

The cannabis industry is not especially open to female leaders, but it likes to think it is.
Wines

House of Saka Aims to Redefine Luxury With Cannabis-Infused Wine

House of Saka is the first luxury infused cannabis wine made for women by women.
Celebrity Endorsement

How Berner Built a Cannabis Brand Empire

The rapper got his start checking IDs at a pot shop. Now his Cookies brand is baking up a fortune.
working moms

Meet the Working Mothers of Cannabis

In honor of Mother's Day, Green Entrepreneur takes a look at some of the working mothers building the cannabis industry.
cannabis industry

12 Essential Conferences for Meeting Everyone You Need to Know to Succeed in Cannabis

Mark your calendars. These are the top 12 canna is conferences to go to over the next year.
Social Media Marketing

4 Tactics for Discretely Marketing Your Cannabis Brand on Instagram

The anti-cannabis bias on social media platforms is infuriating but you need to calm down and learn to work around them.
Pivots

Whatever Business You're In, You Can Pivot to the Cannabis Business

Want to get into weed? Look no further than your résumé. These entrepreneurs took their skills to the cannabis industry and are killing it.