While there is still a long way to go before cannabis becomes totally mainstream, we may be seeing the end of the Wild West for marijuana businesses. This overarching theme permeated predictions for the industry Wednesday as MJBizConNEXT opened at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. MJBizConNEXT and the inaugural Hemp Industry Daily Conference, […]Read More
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Because of the huge potentials around marijuana social use businesses in Las Vegas – and all over the country, for that matter – many cannabis industry watchers were intrigued after the Las Vegas City Council voted on an ordinance in May to create a new business license and land-use regulations for such venues.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
After six full months of operations, Massachusetts adult-use marijuana sales continue to rise, with aggregate sales approaching $140 million through the last week in May. The market enjoyed a solid launch the week of Thanksgiving 2018, and Massachusetts retailers have seen average month-over-month sales increases of 21% between December 2018 – the first full month of […]Read More
The cannabis industry is in New Orleans this week for MJBizConNEXT with attendees having the option to specifically focus on either marijuana or hemp – or both, for that matter. That’s because, for the first time, Marijuana Business Daily is hosting side-by-side conferences for both varieties of the cannabis sativa plant, Wednesday-Friday at the Ernest […]Read More
Here are some notable stories and events in the cannabis industry to watch for in the coming days: WHAT’S NEXT: More than 4,000 attendees and 300 exhibitors are flocking to New Orleans for MJBizConNEXT 2019, where they will contemplate what’s ahead for the ever-changing cannabis and hemp industries. For three days beginning Wednesday at the […]Read More
Illinois legalizes adult-use cannabis, New Jersey maps a major expansion of its medical marijuana program, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration holds a landmark hearing – plus other important news from around the industry. Illinois marks a first Illinois became the first state in the country to legalize a commercial recreational market through its Legislature. […]Read More
Capital raises in the North American cannabis industry continued their rapid year-over-year climb the last two weeks, raising the second-largest amount of debt for the industry so far this year.Read More
Illinois, the nation’s first state to legalize commercial recreational marijuana through its Legislature, may spark similar legalization efforts elsewhere in the country – and could serve as a blueprint for others, according to industry executives. That could open the doors to millions – if not billions – of dollars in fresh business opportunities for cannabis […]Read More
Denver-based Medicine Man Technologies agreed to purchase Colorado’s largest outdoor cannabis grower as well as a local manufacturing and dispensary company, saying a new state investment law paved the way for the deals. Terms weren’t disclosed. Medicine Man – a vertically integrated cannabis company – is acquiring cannabis cultivator Los Sueños Farms and MesaPur, a dispensary […]Read More
Unlicensed marijuana shops still plague Los Angeles’ legal cannabis operators, and the California Minority Alliance (CMA) said it may sue the city attorney’s office if the agency doesn’t step up enforcement efforts against illicit businesses. The organization sent a letter to L.A. City Attorney Mike Feuer seeking more enforcement against illegal shops, which some estimate still […]Read More