Starting a Business

Branding

How to Start a Cannabis-Focused Branding and Design Business

Two industry experts give their tips for breaking into this green-hot industry.
dispensary

6 Cannabis Brand Names We Wish We'd Have Thought Of

These playful storefronts and signs are sure to leave a lasting memory.
Cannabis

There's No End in Sight (Yet) for the Cannabis Oil Boom

The cannabis oil well is far from running dry. Here's what you need to know before you start drilling.
Trends

What the Chronic Cup Taught Us About the Canna-Business.

The pitch contest, sponsored by Flower Co., showcased a variety of approaches to the industry.
Hemp Nation

An Argument for Farming Hemp

U.S. agriculture has seen better days, but many farmers looking to grow hemp see greener pasture.
Cannabis

These Entrepreneurs Are Letting the Sun Shine on Indoor Cannabis Cultivation

Vera Cultivation is combining the energy efficiency of greenhouses with the precision of an indoor grow.
Licenses

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.
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.
recession

7 Reasons Legal Cannabis Is a Recession-Proof Industry

Whether you regard legal weed as medicine or a vice, it's a great business in good times and a good business in hard times.
Cannabis

Gary Vaynerchuk Is Very (Long-Term) Bullish on Cannabis

Gary V sees cannabis as a sensational business, but only if you're in it for the long term.
CBD

The 5 Unexpected Obstacles I Didn't Anticipate When Launching My CBD Brand

Who, for instance, knew there are so many categories of CBD oil?
Legal Marijuana

7 Facts About Starting a Cannabis Dispensary in 2019

Every new cannabis dispensary faces these obstacles and opportunities.
Cannabis

How This Food-Delivery Entrepreneur Pivoted to Cannabis-Delivery

Dispensaries can be confusing and intimidating experiences for consumers. The startup Dutchie makes it as easy as ordering a pizza.
Cannabis

Why Cannabis Oil Is Big Business (and How to Capitalize on It)

The next big thing in weed is already here. Cannabis oil gives consumers and entrepreneurs a new way to explore and benefit from the marijuana industry.