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    An Untapped Well of Labor for Cannabusinesses

    This week marked the launch of the first ever National Expungement Week, where, in cities across the country, Americans are trying to leave their past behind them. According to FBI crime statistics, just last year nearly 1.4 million Americans were arrested for drug possession, and 600,000 of those were for marijuana. Of the remaining drug […]

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      Is this Fledgling Marijuana Industry Safe for Investors?

      In the few years that marijuana has been accepted in the United States, the booming marijuana market has given rise to many successful dispensary, retailer, and cultivation businesses. Some of these businesses are truly flourishing—like MedMen, which at the time of writing has managed to establish nineteen licensed facilities nationwide in New York, Florida, California, […]

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        There’s Nothing Pretty about the Cannabis Industry

        Don’t let all of the excitement about the growing cannabis industry fool you. Despite the widening demographic, spreading legalization movements, and increased acceptance concerning marijuana, the industry isn’t nearly as profitable as you might think. The seemingly endless wave of new, optimistic cannapreneurs have their work cut out for them. Many don’t make, and those […]

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          Investing in Cannabis

          After quitting his Wall Street job, Shannon Soqui is pursuing what he considers to be a bigger business opportunity. He is selling marijuana under the model of selling cosmetics through Mary Kay Inc. Soqui is 51 and has worked in the banking industry but is now focusing on his new venture named Qind. The San […]

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            Israeli Companies Look to Cash In on Cannabis

            The global cannabis market is on the brink of becoming a modern gold rush though it looks as though Israel may miss out. Having been valued in 2017 at $9.5 billion, the global market share is estimated to reach $32 billion by 2022 and $57 billion by 2027. These projections are causing governments around the […]

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              Canadian Cannabis Companies Start Investing in Colombia

              Canadians have begun seeking wealth in the Colombian drug trade, not far from the hometown of Pablo Escobar. They seek legal means over the illegal trade Escobar was involved with. Investing about $100 million into the country, at least seven Canadian companies have begun producing in Colombia. The once conflict-riddled country is now the new […]

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                California’s Illicit Marijuana Market Thriving

                William P. first got involved in the marijuana industry back in 2004, delivering chocolate edibles and selling marijuana. He’s since spent the past 14 years working in every aspect of the marijuana industry’s supply chain. “It’s an adrenaline rush that you cannot describe. That becomes a drug, and the money is good too,” he said. […]

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                  Can Scotts Miracle-Gro Help Marijuana Grow?

                  Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. thinks their fertilizer can help another type of grass grow; they’re betting their product can be useful for marijuana production. Hawthorne Gardening Co., a subsidiary of Scotts, teamed up with Flowr Corp, a marijuana production facility in Canada, to have a 50,000 square foot research facility built in British Columbia. The lab […]

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                    Tests Say One in Five Marijuana Samples from California Aren’t Passing

                    On July 1, California instituted a new policy for safety requirements within the marijuana industry; they now require all marijuana products being sold in California pass rigorous tests to ensure their quality. According to the California Bureau of Cannabis Control, however, one in five batches of marijuana samples that have been tested since this policy […]

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