Marijuana for Pets

By |June 25th, 2018|

Across the country, states have legalized or decriminalized marijuana – medically and recreationally. Registered patients use MMJ to assist with pain management and for a variety of other conditions. Could Fido benefit from cannabis consumption too? California wants to be the first to allow veterinarians to discuss cannabis as a treatment option for pets. The […]

Safe Marijuana Banking Laws Coming Soon?

By |June 18th, 2018|

Cannabis and banking in the same sentence? If Sen. Robert Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys of California gets his way, limited-service banks and credit unions would help facilitate financial transactions within the industry. The Senate Bank and Financial Institutions Committee has approved the bill called the Cannabis Limited Charter Banking Law. It now will go before the […]

How to Prepare a Job Posting

By |June 11th, 2018|

There are numerous aspects to running a cannabusiness: increasing revenue, logistics, marketing, licensing, compliance, and maintaining inventory, just to name a few. However, these all share a common element – people. If you don’t have the right people at the right time for the right job, your business will suffer. But those who hire often […]

Flower Sales Ban Lifted in Pennsylvania

By |May 14th, 2018|

Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program began sales in February of this year. But the six dispensaries in the state are struggling to meet the high demand they’re facing. A few additional dispensaries closed prematurely due to lack of inventory. Pennsylvania’s answer to their problem is to now allow flower sales so patients can inhale marijuana as […]

Marijuana Dispensary Training: Are Your Employees Prepared?

By |May 7th, 2018|

As a marijuana dispensary seller, you have a responsibility to anticipate your customers’ needs and to understand the various effects of cannabis products: but how good are you in your canna-knowledge customer service?

Can you explain to a new user what they can expect to feel and when and how long such effects should begin and last respectively?

Marijuana Dispensary Owner […]

420 Ready?

By |April 19th, 2018|

It’s almost here. To some, it is the ultimate marijuana meet-up of the year. To others, just another Friday. This day in question is of course, April 20th, known more commonly as 420. According to marijuana sales records collected by the Colorado Department of Revenue, exponential growth continues every year. Retail sales alone from the month of April grew […]

Be a Better Dispensary Manager

By |April 9th, 2018|

How do you know as a dispensary manager if your store is successful? You’re open during normal business hours and you have a steady flow of customers. You also sell enough product to warrant ordering more. But all of these business essentials give you only an anecdotal assessment. Determining actual level of success requires a […]

Marijuana Edibles: The Ever Rotating Carousel of Sales

By |August 9th, 2017|

Marijuana Edibles in the Beginning
At the onset of medical cannabis the edible market was the Wild West. Early on in the industry, Colorado producers had trouble nailing down the exact dosage of medicine as well as the shelf life. Products like Cheeba Chews became extremely popular due to their reliable dosage and shelf stability. After […]

Game of Clones: The Many Ways to Root a Clone

By |July 30th, 2017|

Game of Clones: The Basics
There are several ways to cut, root and grow a clone. The traditional method is to make a diagonal cut on a stalk of new growth on a plant. To identify the new growth, look for a stalk with a light color cluster of new leaves. These stalks of new growth […]

Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Bill to Protect Medical Marijuana

By |July 29th, 2017|

Details of bill
Thursday of this week the Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bill to go forward to the senate to extend protections for states with medical marijuana. This bill is in direct contradiction to Jeff Sessions’ as well as the DOJ’s position on marijuana. This bill is still far from law at this point. The […]