Ancillary Marijuana Companies

Research Firm Names Top U.S. Cannabis Vendors

John Schroyer  | March 24, 2016

London-based Technavio, a market research firm, has issued a report listing what it considers to be the top seven American marijuana vendors.

The report focuses on four markets: Arizona, California, Colorado and Washington State, as opposed to all 23 states across the country, to get a sampling of the larger market. The firms named …

Another Case of Cannaphobia? PR Website Blocks Marijuana-Related Business

Omar Sacirbey  | March 24, 2016

By Omar Sacirbey

The list of companies with cannaphobia appears to be getting longer.

A marijuana-related startup said its attempt to make an announcement via PR.com, a major distributor of press releases for businesses, was rejected because it focuses on “drug-related content.”

MJ Freeway Wins Nevada Software Contract

John Schroyer  | March 22, 2016

Colorado-based MJ Freeway has won a state contract with the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health to implement a seed-to-sale inventory tracking system for the state’s medical cannabis industry.

The contract is for five years and is worth $603,393, a company spokeswoman said. MJ Freeway beat out six other contenders for the contract.

MJ …

Number Crunchers: Data Analytics Companies Cropping Up in Cannabis Industry

John Schroyer  | March 10, 2016

By John Schroyer

Knowledge is power…and can lead to big profits.

That’s why businesses in mainstream industries utilize data to analyze their performance, markets and competitors.

Now, a handful of firms are providing cannabis companies with in-depth data that hasn’t been available in the past given the industry’s youth.