Legal Marijuana

Pitching Investors

Blue Moon Hemp Wins Leafwire's Miami Pitch Contest

Pitch contests, long standard in traditional industries, give cannabis entrepreneurs the opportunity to meet investors.
Employment

Report: Booming Cannabis Industry to More Than Double Employment Within a Year

Legal marijuana is creating a vast number of new, well-paying jobs with no sign the growth will slow any time soon.
Cannabis jobs

From Fighting Terrorists in Syria to Delivering Sativa in Michigan

Michigan law requires "secure transport" of marijuana. Combat veterans are a perfect fit.
Legal Marijuana

Wisconsin Cities and Counties Seek Voter Opinion on Marijuana This November

Legal marijuana began on the coasts but shows every sign of taking root in the heartland.
Legal Marijuana

New Jersey Legalization Bill Reportedly Sets Nation's Lowest Tax on Legal Marijuana

The Garden State has been on the cusp of legalization since last year. It's looking like it will really happen.
Trump & Business

Activists Say the White House Trying to Make Legal Marijuana Scary Is a Sign They're Winning

They dismiss a presidential task force charged with anti-legalization messaging as "the death rattle of prohibition."
Legal Marijuana

Many Licensed California Marijuana Growers Face Regulatory Roadblocks Getting Their Harvest to Market

Licensed growers in remote Trinity County have large unsold inventories they cannot legally transport to market.
Legal Marijuana

The Bright Future of Cannabis Retail

The regulatory hassles of doing anything in the marijuana business is giving startups an opening that bigger, more risk averse companies dare not enter.
Medical Marijuana

A Plea to Our Elders: Consider Medical Marijuana Before Opioids

Older Americans are both the least supportive of legal marijuana and the fastest-growing population of new cannabis users.
SEC

SEC Sues Cannabis Investment Fund

The Securities and Exchange Commission is warning investors about "scam artists" in the cannabis industry.
Corporate Culture

Cannabis Culture Is Fast Becoming Corporate Culture

For generations marijuana was a cheerfully outlaw industry and a passionate cause. The accomplishments of those pioneers deserve respect from the people rushing in now hoping to get rich.
Legal Marijuana

Accurate Dosing Is Key to Growing the Legal Marijuana Industry

Surging demand for both recreational and medical marijuana is driven by millions of new users who are curious but want no surprises.
Women in Business

New Accelerator Looks to Boost Cannabis Opportunities for Women

The cannabis industry is not looking particularly progressive in terms of equal opportunity.
Legal Marijuana

White House Orders Federal Agencies to Find Bad Things to Say About Legal Marijuana

The move looks less like a shift in policy than an effort to influence President Trump.
Cannabis

Massachusetts Is Helping Legal Cannabis Businesses Get Started in Areas Hit Hardest by War on Drugs

The wildly disproportionate drug arrest rates in communities of color have made it harder for minorities to benefit from legal marijuana.