Regulations

We Are Nearing the End of Cannabis Prohibition

If the history of alcohol regulation is any guide.

Tomas Garibaldi

How Cannabis Company Caliva Survived a Business-Ending Regulation

When a new law limited how companies can deliver cannabis, Caliva just invested more in their delivery service.

Peter Page

How to Avoid Becoming Another California Cannabis Casualty

The cannabis industry is like paying for a wedding. When you put "cannabis" in the name, everything costs more.

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.

John Schroyer

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.

Bart Schaneman

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.

Sluggish Bureaucracy Is Blamed for Disappointing Marijuana Tax Revenues in Massachusetts

The painfully slow pace of dispensary approvals is costing Massachusetts a lot of unrealized revenue.

CBD: Hazy Regulations, Huge Rewards Lure Entrepreneurs

The market for CBD is booming in a gray area of the law. Little is clear except there is a lot of money to be made.

Garrett Rudolph

3 Compliance Risks Cannabis Dispensary Owners Can Eliminate Right Now

Compliance with cannabis regulations, regardless of what state, is a job all of its own.

William Sumner

How This Cannabis Brand Designed a Modern Product With Nostalgic Packaging

Antique apothecary bottles served as inspiration as founders created a brand that feels more artisanal than mass.

Jason Feifer

3 Compliance Considerations for Multi-State Cannabis Businesses

Navigating regulations in more than one state is like navigating a three-dimensional labyrinth.

Carly Bodmer

Denver's Marijuana Czar Reflects on Running America's First Legal, Adult-Use Weed Market

Ashley Kilroy isn't in the cannabis business but she knows as much about it as just about anybody who is.

Bart Schaneman