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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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          Regulation Technology for Marijuana Banking Ready to Shine

          Those developing regulation technology, commonly known as regtech, are set to enter a golden age, and it’s all because of marijuana’s illegal status at the federal level. Adam Crabtree, the founder and CEO of NCS Analytics, which tracks high-risk industries, like the marijuana industry, for the government, weighed in on the issue: “We don’t have […]

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            Which Jobs in the Cannabis Industry Make the Most Money?

            When it comes to finding a lucrative position within the cannabis industry, it’s much more a question of where than what. The eastern coast of the United States is just now starting their journey with the marijuana industry, and they’re willing to pay more for experienced individuals from states like California, Oregon, and Colorado to […]

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              Coworking Spaces Can be the Future of Cannabis

              With the marijuana industry becoming increasingly popular and profitable, developers are looking for new innovating ways to make it even more popular. Developers in Los Angeles are eager to dabble in the many opportunities in coworking spaces such as office parks, hubs, and upscale retail spaces. Sean Beddoe, president and founder of Bow West Capital, […]

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                Attracting Female Customers as Cannabis Goes Mainstream

                In the culture of pot smokers and blunt rollers, there are quite a bit of stereotypes. A lot of these stereotypes do not do justice to average people that use marijuana, whether it be recreationally or medicinally. How are stereotypes perpetuated in stoner culture? Popular media like hip-hop songs and movies mostly portray the male […]

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                  Marijuana Stocks: The Top Three for CBD

                  One of the most exciting new aspects of emerging cannabis markets is the market for CBD oil and related products. Because it doesn’t have the psychoactive effects of THC and other cannabinoids, CBD oil has the potential to be the most widely spread cannabis product in the near future. With the recent FDA approval of […]

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                    Cannabis Industry to Triple Over Next Few Years, Report Says

                    The massive growth enjoyed by the cannabis industry is expected to continue according to a new report by Arcview Market Research and BDS analytics. Published yesterday, the report, titled “The State of Legal Marijuana Markets,” is the most widely trusted report of its kind on cannabis industry metrics. As in past years, it predicts almost […]

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