Ancillary Marijuana Companies

Chart of the Week: 2014 Performance of Cannabis Stocks By Quarter

Marijuana Business Daily staff  | March 2, 2015

By Marijuana Business Daily staff

Cannabis stocks proved lucrative at the beginning of 2014, but the chances of a solid return deteriorated in the second half of the year.

An investor who pumped money into a mix of securities followed by the Viridian Cannabis Stock Index in early January of last year could’ve netted a …

Guest Column: The Analytics Behind Marijuana – How Data Can Help Your Cannabusiness Grow

Chris Walsh  | February 26, 2015

By Richard Krueger

What’s one of the most overlooked keys to success in the cannabis industry? Data.

And more specifically, the analysis of data to understand your business and shed light on where you can improve.

Whether applied to equities trading, sports management or retail sales, organizations are increasingly turning

Report: Apple Allowing MJ Apps Again

Tony C. Dreibus  | February 16, 2015

Apple has apparently reversed a recent ban on cannabis-related social media apps on its iTunes store, with some caveats.

MassRoots – an online community for cannabis consumers and users – said its app is now listed on iTunes again after the company

Marijuana Business Accelerator Raises $1.2 Million

John Schroyer  | February 11, 2015

It seems like marijuana investors are practically falling from the sky these days.

CanopyBoulder, a new Colorado-based business accelerator focused on helping ancillary cannabis companies, has already raised $1.2 million in funding to help startups get off the ground, according to the Boulder …

Chart of the Week: New Businesses Flooding the Cannabis Industry

Marijuana Business Daily staff  | February 2, 2015

By Marijuana Business Daily staff

The Green Rush is alive and well.

Roughly 53% of cannabis-related businesses either launched in 2014 or are in startup mode now, underscoring intense entrepreneurial interest in the industry, according to preliminary data from Marijuana Business Media’s recent survey of executives in the sector.

This represents a slight uptick from …

Plan to Open 1st Alaska ‘Dispensary’ Draws Criticism

John Schroyer  | January 28, 2015

The former TV reporter who generated controversy last fall when she quit her job on-air to support Alaska’s recreational marijuana legalization effort is at it again.

Charlo Greene plans to open a pseudo-dispensary in downtown Anchorage on Feb. 24, the day rec possession and consumption formally become legal in the state, according to …

Medical Marijuana Inc. Acquiring Startup Valued at Up to $243M

John Schroyer  | January 22, 2015

Medical Marijuana Inc. announced Thursday that it has signed an agreement to acquire Kannaway, a startup hemp products company that was recently valued at up to $243 million by a noted investment banking firm.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

But Medical Marijuana Inc. said that Houlihan Capital pegged Kannaway’s fair market value …