Marijuana

Marijuana

Meet the Yelp for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Weedmaps is establishing itself as the go-to portal for a new market.
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Size of Colorado's Marijuana Market? Try 130 Metric Tons.

Marijuana demand in Colorado, which legalized it six months ago, is proving to be much larger than previously thought.
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Dixie Elixirs Wants to Become the First National Marijuana Brand

The company offers a range of cannabis products, including carbonated beverages, fudge bars and oil cartridges for vaporizer pens.
Marijuana

What You Should Know About the World's First Direct-to-Stoner Marijuana Vending Machine, Man

The staid, old vending machine concept is getting baked. Where? Dude, we're talking Colorado, bro, where it's legal to get stoned.
Starting a Business

5 Surprising Realities of Legal Weed

The demand for legal marijuana, which has outstripped many lofty expectations, isn't the only thing small-business owners in the pot gold rush are surprised about.
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Colorado's Legal Marijuana Business is on Fire

This is how much revenue the state's pot industry has generated in just its first month.
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Girl Scout Cookie Sales Are Blazing Outside of a California Marijuana Clinic

An entrepreneurial 13-year-old sold 117 boxes of Girl Scout cookies in two hours after setting up shop outside of a local medical marijuana clinic.
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Why Colorado and Washington Were Wise to Legalize Pot

From an economic and health standpoint, policymakers got it right when it came to sales of recreational cannabis.
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High Hopes and Blunt Truths for the $2.3 Billion Legal Marijuana Market

Like it or not, legal marijuana is here and the market is growing. Find out who stands to profit, what opportunities exist in this emerging market and what barriers these entrepreneurs have to overcome.
Growth Strategies

Up in Smoke: First Retail Licenses for Marijuana Distributed in Denver

Pot will be sold, legally, for recreational use. This isn't a joke.
Finance

The Half-Baked Plan for Pot Legalization

Increasingly, marijuana is seen as a potentially big financial opportunity. But the tax man is making it a business buzz-kill.
Franchises

Unique Theme Gives Sandwich Franchise a Boost

Scott Jenning's marijuana-themed sandwich business, Cheba Hut, goes beyond the gimmick to win over customers.
Starting a Business

Green Pharma

Medical marijuana is legal in 18 U.S. states and Washington, D.C. But entering the business can be tricky, since it's still a federal crime to grow, sell or possess marijuana.