Running a Business

Packaging

Cannabis Companies Are Innovating to Reduce Packaging Waste and Still Comply With Child Safety Regulations

Many in the industry and their customers, too, are appalled by how much packaging waste results from tough safety regulations.
Canna-Careers

It's Time to Recognize Cannabis Is a Valid Business Career

Parents, universities and society as a whole need to acknowledge the cannabis business is a legitimate career path.
Financial Services

The Budding U.S. Cannabis Industry Needs Normal Access to Business Banking and Insurance

Systemic barriers to basic banking and insurance services are muffling the cannabis boom much more than is generally realized.
Compliance

Compliance Is Cost Effective: 3 Common Ways Cannabis Operators Get in Trouble

Full compliance is cheaper than fighting with regulators and much better for your brand.
Marketing

Gary Vee Has Some Important Advice for Cannabis Entrepreneurs

The marketing guru says your brand is your protector, content is king, and slow and steady wins the race.
risk management

How Risk Management Can Make Marijuana Businesses Bulletproof (or at Least Bullet Resistant)

Many ordinary risk management tools are unavailable to cannabis entrepreneurs because of federal prohibition.
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.
Small Businesses

Small Businesses Face 6 Challenges in the Weed Market

There are many opportunities in the legal weed market but challenges abound for small businesses.
Starting a Business

Consciousness and Competency Are the Building Blocks of Your Dispensary Business

Success running a dispensary requires boldly jumping in without kidding yourself about how much you don't know.
Technology

Best Cannabis Software for Seed-to-Sale Tracking

The best cannabis software for following legal weed's complicated web of regulations.
Legal Marijuana

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.
Cannabis Insider

Over 2 Billion Served: How This Cannabis Company Got There

SLANG Worldwide Co-Founder, Billy Levy, talks about his journey from a small Canadian grow to a ganja Goliath.
Market Research

5 New Cannabis Trends You Need to Know

Looking to break into the cannabis business? New research points to the hot areas of growth.
Marketing

3 Fast Ways To Get Good Press

Whether you're a publicist or a brand ambassador, these tips will improve your chances of getting your emails returned.