Legal Marijuana

Legal Marijuana

The Politics of Reforming Federal Marijuana Laws Increasingly Favors the Reformers

Business interests and public opinion clearly favor ending prohibition but the status quo still has a lot of momentum.
Social Entrepreneurship

Cannabis Professionals Are Tackling the Industry's Big Issues

The responsible professionals building the cannabis industry are not dodging the social issues inherent with the normalization of marijuana.
Mergers and Acquisitions

Canopy Growth Is Likely Just the First Big Player to Bet on US Ending Prohibition

Canopy's acquisition of Acreage contingent on US legalization is probably just the first such deal as the industry grows increasingly confident prohibition will soon end.
Agritech

How the Green Rush Is Accelerating the Revolution In Smart Farming Technologies

The technology used now to grow cannabis year-round will help grow food year-round in the not-too-distant future.
Legal Marijuana

Licensing Snafu Could Cost California Cannabis Growers Thousands in Lost Revenue, Possible Shutdowns

California is the world's largest legal marijuana market but nobody is claiming it is the best regulated.
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.
Legal Marijuana

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.