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    How to Make Change Work for Your Cannabis Business

    by Tom Borg As the famous folk/rock singer Bob Dylan once said, “the times they are a-changin’.” And changing they are! In the last 50 years, we have witnessed many historic and life-altering worldwide changes that have taken place.  The crumbling of the Berlin Wall, 9/11, a stock market crash and recovery, Google, Amazon, tremendous […]

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      Your Attitude Towards Your Customers Can Make the Difference

      by Tom Borg A few months back, a business owner approached me after one of my presentations and complained that he had been in the office supply business for over 20 years, during which time he had never seen it so bad as now. Customers were constantly trying to “nickel and dime him to death” […]

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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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