Legal Marijuana

Cannabis

7 Stats to Know About Legal Cannabis and CBD This 4/20

It's not the outlaw celebration it once was, but that was the goal all along, wasn't it?
Mergers and Acquisitions

Canopy Growth Agrees to Buy Acreage When the US Ends Prohibition

The deal is a signal John Boehner and the other political insiders on the Acreage board believe US legalization will occur soon, not just eventually.
Legal Marijuana

Pay Attention to These 6 Cannabis Industry Trends

The weed businesses that thrived four years ago don't necessarily yield big profits today as new cannabis industry trends dictate the market.
Cannabis

These Entrepreneurs Are Letting the Sun Shine on Indoor Cannabis Cultivation

Vera Cultivation is combining the energy efficiency of greenhouses with the precision of an indoor grow.
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The Cannabis Industry Is Embracing John Boehner as Reluctantly as He Is Embracing Cannabis

Boehner's public change-of-heart on marijuana coincided with his appointment to the board of Acreage but he has still never touched the stuff.
Pivots

The Emerald Triangle's Brutal Pivot From Black Market to Legal

Growers no longer have to hide their crop from cops in helicopters, which was the one real advantage the Emerald Triangle had for growing weed.
Supply Chain Management

Solving Oregon's Weed Glut Could Solve the Industry's National Supply Chain Problems

The black market had many drawbacks but it did a better job of balancing supply and demand nationally than the regulated market has so far.
Licenses

How to Write a Successful Cannabis License Application

The cannabis licensing process is like the Ivy Leagues. Everybody can apply but very, very few succeed.
Medical Marijuana

Will Medical Cannabis Sales Eventually Surpass Recreational Sales?

We are on the brink of a global medical cannabis boom.
Brexit

Brexit Bummer: Brits Banned From Amsterdam's Cannabis Coffee Shops

Authorities are considering placing portable urinals alongside passport queues to drug test Brits when they enter and leave the EU.
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Teen Weed Use Has Declined Since Washington Legalized Adult-Use Cannabis

The worry that legalization would increase underage use has generally proved unfounded.
Edibles

To Keep New Customers Coming Back, the Cannabis Industry Has to Perfect Dosing

Deceptively potent edibles routinely contain far more THC than recommended for first time users.
Medical Marijuana

Famed Journalist and Cancer Survivor Tom Brokaw Reveals His Medical Marijuana Use

Brokaw's legendary probity makes his public admission a landmark in erasing marijuana's fading stigma.
Legal Marijuana

Sluggish Bureaucracy Is Blamed for Disappointing Marijuana Tax Revenues in Massachusetts

The painfully slow pace of dispensary approvals is costing Massachusetts a lot of unrealized revenue.
Small Businesses

Small Businesses Face 6 Challenges in the Weed Market

There are many opportunities in the legal weed market but challenges abound for small businesses.