News and Trends

Women In Green

This Cannabis Business Accelerator Puts the Pedal to the Metal for Women

The Inititative aims to empower women and marginalized communities to succeed in the industry.
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.
Global Ganja

Is Your Cannabis Company Ready to Go Global?

It may seem years away, but it's better to be prepared for international distribution than caught napping.
Hiring Employees

Washington State Cannabis Retailer Inks Pact With Union

The owner believes a union will help him recruit good employees.
Compliance

California Has a Serious Compliance Problem

The introduction of METRC software has put cannabis entrepreneurs on their heels.
News and Trends

Local Laws Make Marijuana Businesses Loco

Even cannabis entrepreneurs in legal states struggle with draconian restrictions at a local level
Market Watch

With Higher Prices and Less Product, California Dispensaries Face Angry Customers

Legal cannabis retailers say strict state packaging and testing regulations are to blame.
week in weed

Video: This Week in Weed (August 20-24)

The Feds grow more weed, Wells Fargo says no-go to cannabis-friendly politician, and where to find the cheapest weed in the country!
Politics

Denver Mayor Who Opposed Legal Marijuana Now Celebrates It

The Mile High City has seen record sales and low crime. What's not to like?
Medical Marijuana

Michigan Is Unlikely to Have Nearly Enough Medical Marijuana Dispensaries for Its Huge Market

Michigan has only seven fully licensed dispensaries for nearly 300,000 patients.
News and Trends

New Study Will Gauge Pot's Effect on Teenage Brains

Researchers at UC Irvine receive $9 million to better understand how cannabis impacts young people.
week in weed

Video: This Week in Weed (August 13-17)

Lyft Offers Credits For Sober Drivers, and a Dispensary in Hot Water for Prices too Low?!
International Business

The Cannabis Industry Is Going Global Without Waiting for America to Legalize

Legal cannabis market is already at least a $10 billion market now but legalization takes hold worldwide experts see a potential $80 billion global market.
Cannabis

Canada Makes Marijuana Farmers Eligible for Government Agriculture Programs

Canada, where marijuana will soon be legal nationwide, is now treating cannabis as just another crop.