As the most established business information resource for the medical marijuana and retail cannabis industry, Marijuana Business Daily’s editors bring dispensaries, professional cultivators, edibles and infused product makers, and ancillary services and suppliers the information and networking they need to flourish.


Marijuana Business Daily – the most trusted daily news source, exclusively written by professional journalists for the industry.
Marijuana Business Conference & Expo – held each Spring and Fall – by far the most established and largest national trade show for entrepreneurs and major investors.
Marijuana Industry Directory – our online database of over 1,700 financial services, professional services, testing labs, and dispensary and cultivation wholesale suppliers and technology firms. Listings are free for qualified companies.
Marijuana Business Magazine – the industry’s first printed trade magazine featuring in-depth trend pieces and profiles, available for free to qualified professionals.
Marijuana Business Factbook – published annually since 2012, featuring 200+ pages of exclusive financial data for cannabusiness entrepreneurs and investors.


Managing Editor
Chris Walsh

Chris has been quoted as one of America’s foremost cannabusiness experts by Dow Jones, Harvard Business Review, the New York Times and many others. He’s also been seen in on-air interviews ranging from CNBC to HuffPost Live. Chris served as Founding Editor for Marijuana Business Media during our launch in 2011, and now leads the entire editorial team here. Previously, he had more than a decade of professional experience as a business reporter and editor at daily newspapers. He has an MBA from Regis University.

John Schroyer

A Colorado-based journalist, John has focused on state politics for most of his career, which included covering the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver. In 2012, he covered the Amendment 64 campaign to legalize recreational marijuana for The Colorado Springs Gazette. As then-video editor for The Gazette, he was on hand for the first-ever legal recreational marijuana sale in Denver on Jan. 1, 2014.

Omar Sacirbey

Omar has been a professional journalist since 1998, covering everything from international business and Wall Street to politics and religion. His stories have appeared in Newsweek International, the New York Times, the Washington Post, USA Today and other major outlets. Omar graduated from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 1998, and prior to that he was a Bosnian diplomat. He is based in Boston.

Research and Industry Analyst
Becky Olson

Becky spent the first part of her career in Big 4 public accounting and Fortune 500 financial services. In her capacities as accountant, IT compliance analyst, and data analytics auditor, she played key roles in the development of best-in-class compliance and analytics functions. She has a Master’s degree in Accounting from the University of Colorado and is certified as a CPA and CISA.


George Jage
President & Publisher
George Jage

George joined Marijuana Business Media with over 20 years’ experience launching B2B events and publications, driving industry education, expanding retail markets, and forging communities. Formerly the founder and president of World Tea News and the World Tea Expo, George now brings his proven track record to the marijuana industry.

Cassandra Farrington
CEO & Co-Founder
Cassandra Farrington

Based in the Denver area, Cassandra is the co-founder and former publisher of Marijuana Business Media. She now oversees finance, technology and operations for the company. Previously a vice president at Citi, she earned her MBA from the University of Texas McCombs School of Business.