Legal Marijuana

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.
Drug testing

Pot Smokers in Nevada No Longer Need to 'Study' for That Pre-Employment Drug Test

A new law in Nevada prohibits employers from denying a job merely because the applicant tested positive for marijuana.
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Illinois Is Now the 11th State to Legalize Adult-Use Marijuana -- $2B Market Projected

The legalization measure contains social equity provisions activists believe could be a national model.
social justice

The Holy Trinity of Social Equity

Undoing the damage of the War on Drugs requires both government mandates and the good faith commitment of the cannabis industry.
Taxes

Colorado Has Collected More Than $1 Billion in Marijuana Tax Revenue

The cannabis windfall has become an annual event in Colorado.
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Legal Dispensaries in LA Demand Regulators Crack Down on Unlicensed Pot Shops

Heavily taxed and closely regulated legal dispensaries are being undersold by outlaws who flaunt the law.
Global Business

New Report Forecasts $40B Global Cannabis Market by 2024

The US is expected to remain by far the largest market on the planet.
Canna-Careers

It's Time to Recognize Cannabis Is a Valid Business Career

Parents, universities and society as a whole need to acknowledge the cannabis business is a legitimate career path.
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How Illinois Became the Only State to Legalize Weed Sales Without a Referendum

Illinois lawmakers managed to pass a bill because they dealt upfront with tough social justice issues.
Accessories

These Weed Accessories Are Taking Over the Market

One of the most profitable cannabis business ideas isn't growing the plant at all. Weed accessories are more popular than ever.
Exit Strategies

4 Crucial Steps to Maximize the Sale Price of Your Dispensary

The key to getting top dollar is the groundwork you lay before your business is officially for sale.
Marketing

Helping Dads Discover Medical Cannabis This Father's Day

Many seniors, maybe including your own father, could benefit from cannabis. Cultivate the empathy and understanding to reach them on their own terms.
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What the U.S. Can Learn From Weed Legalization in Canada

Canada's ups-and-downs show what the U.S. should (and shouldn't) do when it comes to federal legalization.
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Study Finds Fewer People Are Dying on the Job Where Marijuana Is Legal

It seems more evidence that lots of people will substitute marijuana for other more harmful substances when it is legal to do so.