Regulations

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

· 4 min read

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.

Jared Helfant, DDS

· 4 min read

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

· 6 min read

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

· 6 min read

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.

Christian Hageseth

· 6 min read

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.

dispensaries.com

· 3 min read

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

· 12 min read

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

· 5 min read

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 min read

3 Compliance Considerations for Multi-State Cannabis Businesses

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

Carly Bodmer

· 4 min read

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

· 5 min read

This Cannabis Brand Scored A Viral Hit -- Thanks To The TSA

An airport security tray is the last place consumers expected to see an ad for cannabis -- which is why it was so memorable.

Michael Zaytsev

· 4 min read