Robberies involving medical marijuana dispensaries, recreational stores and cultivation sites may make headlines, but the biggest security threat for cannabis businesses isn’t tied to unknown masked men hoping to make a quick buck.
Roughly 90% of financial and product loss in the marijuana industry can be chalked up to employee theft, according …
More than 2,100 cannabusiness executives and major investors have descended on Chicago for the national Spring Marijuana Business Conference & Expo. After a rousing keynote by Steven Levitt, co-author of the bestselling book Freakonomics, session topics ranged from new markets to
Medical marijuana dispensary license applicants in Massachusetts will be judged on their own merits under new rules passed by regulators to make the licensing process in the state more efficient and transparent.
The new system will judge applicants based on their individual merits rather …
More than half of existing marijuana businesses are seeking additional financial backing or plan to do so later this year, while most cannabis firms preparing for launch need capital as well, according to data in the newly released 2015 Marijuana Business Factbook.
So how much do executives with these companies think …
Washington State sets up a process to work with Native American tribes interested in marijuana, large banks reveal why they won’t touch the cannabis industry, and an Ohio legalization campaign gets a big-name backer – as well as some more money for its enormous war chest.
Strict rules, huge financial requirements and stiff competition appear to be deterring smaller businesses from vying for medical marijuana licenses in New York – which is what some observers expected would happen all along.
Take the case of Adam Kurtz, who has grown flowers on a farm in New York for nearly three decades.