Reflections on the Largest MJBizCon Held in Las Vegas

By |December 4th, 2018|

For those wanting an edge in the cannabis industry, MJBizCon– hosted by Marijuana Business Daily – is the happening spot. Held this year from November 14th to 16that the Las Vegas Convention Center, the event was the largest gathering of marijuana industry professionals ever. More than 28,000 people attended the three-day conference. Without a doubt, if […]

Cannabis Expos, Cannabis Expos: Weed All About It

By |August 27th, 2018|

It seems like another new cannabis expo is popping up every week. What does this mean for the industry? And how do you decide which ones are worth attending? Is every cannabis expo created equal? No doubt, going to them all would be rather fun. But alas, time is money and time must be wisely […]

Maine Recreational Marijuana Update

By |August 21st, 2018|

It has now been about 21 months since voters in Maine approved adult-use marijuana legalization. I last wrote about the Maine recreational marijuana market back in May of this year. Since Gov. Paul LePage’s veto decision was overturned by state lawmakers, recreational marijuana advocates are beginning to see some results. And Maine expects to begin […]

Medical Marijuana Lawsuit Dismissed

By |March 5th, 2018|

In July of 2017, a federal medical marijuana lawsuit was brought questioning the constitutionality of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). The CSA classifies marijuana as a Schedule I substance. Other substances receiving this same classification include LSD, mescaline, and heroin. The named defendants in the lawsuit included Charles Rosenberg (the Drug Enforcement Administration acting administrator) […]

Bittersweet to Looping Back in Business

By |February 27th, 2018|

Cannabis buyers have figured out that they can game the system. And the ones getting the blunt, I mean brunt of the punishment are the retail dispensaries themselves. Looping is how they’re doing it. Colorado state law permits buyers to buy and possess a total of one ounce of cannabis flower per transaction. Loopers literally […]

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 […]

Opportunity for Mexican Cannabusiness after June Announcement

By |July 25th, 2017|

Medical Marijuana in Mexico
Last month Mexican President Peña Nieto legalized medical marijuana for the country. This opens up new opportunities for Mexican cannabusiness. There are a few catches however. The first catch is that THC will be limited to 1% or lower as the bill stands. High CBD strains will be the focus of cultivation […]

Medical Marijuana Investors Must Stand Up to Jeff Sessions Immediately

By |July 23rd, 2017|

The absurdity of Jeff Sessions’ viewpoints
Jeff Sessions has made many statements to express his opposition to any cannabis legality. He famously said that “Good people don’t smoke marijuana.” He has also made claims that marijuana contributes to a nationwide drug epidemic. It is apparent to all who study this drug epidemic that both the cause […]