The gig economy has permeated U.S. culture as companies such as Uber, Lyft and DoorDash offer people a way to make a living while offering services that customers are demanding.Read More
Kevin has worked as an editor for several decades at numerous newspapers and websites across the country, including the Rocky Mountain News, the Boulder Daily Camera, the San Jose Mercury News, the Knoxville News-Sentinel and Fox Sports.
(This is an abridged version of a story that appears in the September issue of Marijuana Business Magazine.) Anecdotal evidence points to a decline in employee theft in the marijuana space, but it’s safe to assume it hasn’t been eradicated. And that means cannabis retailers would be wise to play it safe. Especially because employee theft in […]Read More
Medical and recreational cannabis retail stores near state borders have tremendous business opportunities.Read More
Ohio-based Green Growth Brands, which last month agreed to buy a multistate operator that sells both medical and recreational marijuana, completed an initial equity raise for 50.2 million Canadian dollars ($37.8 million). Green Growth said in a statement that the raise is intended to fuel expansion, much like the company’s $310 million purchase in July of Moxie. […]Read More
A growing number of cannabis companies – both ancillary and plant-touching – are creating internship programs for college students and graduates whom the firms hope will eventually become full-time employees.Read More
As the first country to regulate cannabis at a federal level, Canada has an opportunity to be the leading force in setting standards for other nations to follow, according to former Canadian Prime Minister Kim Campbell.Read More
One way to entice new customers and keep loyal consumers interested is to shake up your marijuana-infused product line.
But where does one start?
Consistently dosed, marijuana-infused food and beverage products with inventive flavor profiles certainly will prove beneficial, according to manufacturers.Read More
The Alabama Legislature might create a medical marijuana study commission that could recommend legislation for next year. The proposal is a compromise after a Senate-passed bill to legalize medical marijuana hit opposition in the House of Representatives. The House might vote Friday on the watered-down bill. State Sen. Tim Melson, a Republican, said the measure […]Read More
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds vetoed a bill that would have lifted the 3% cap on the potency of medical marijuana products available in the state. Reynolds vetoed the bill Friday afternoon, saying the state must proceed cautiously in any expansion of its medical marijuana program. If the measure had passed, it likely would have improved […]Read More
A proposal to temporarily lower taxes on marijuana products in California likely will not pass the state Legislature this year. The bill was designed to help licensed marijuana retailers compete with the illegal market, but the measure did not make it out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Thursday. The bill, proposed by Assemblyman Rob […]Read More
Democratic legislators are again proposing to legalize adult-use marijuana in Delaware, an idea still opposed by Democratic Gov. John Carney. Sponsors introduced a bill they said is aimed at eliminating the illicit market for marijuana by establishing a state-licensed industry that would create jobs while padding state coffers with licensing fees and taxes. A similar […]Read More
Canopy Growth, a leader in the Canadian marijuana industry, will enter the U.S. cannabis market by building a $150 million industrial park in Kirkwood, New York, for the manufacture of hemp products. Company officials said Monday that construction will begin this summer on a 308,000-square-foot facility on a 48-acre property near the Pennsylvania border. Canopy announced in […]Read More
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