Of all the choices cannabis investors make as they consider where to place their bets, few are more important than the deals they turn down, according to Codie Sanchez, a partner at early stage investment funds CS Ventures and Magma Partners. “In investing, you have to say no to 100 times more deals than you […]Read More
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Of the myriad decisions entrepreneurs make as they grow their marijuana companies, few are more critical to a business’ financial future than the legal structure chosen at the get-go.
From taxes to raising money to a founder’s personal liabilities, the structure of a company can make or break its chances for success.Read More
Colorado’s adult-use marijuana market continues to surge nearly five years after the launch of recreational sales in the state. Through August 2018 – the most recent data available from the Colorado Department of Revenue – recreational marijuana sales topped $800 million and the state is on pace to surpass $1.2 billion by the end of […]Read More
A New Mexico judge strikes down the state’s cap on the number of plants medical marijuana producers can grow, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is fired, and a top cannabis regulator in Massachusetts says adult-use sales are expected to begin soon in the Bay State. Here’s a closer look at some notable developments in the marijuana industry […]Read More
As the marijuana market in the Golden State grows and matures, business owners are facing dueling challenges:
MJ entrepreneurs are finding it’s particularly tough to obtain a business permit in Los Angeles.
Lawsuits involving trademarks and proprietary business information are popping around the state.Read More
U.S Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who less than a year ago stunned the marijuana industry by ripping up Obama-era protections for state-legal MJ businesses, has been forced out by President Trump.Read More
This week was the single largest capital raise week for the industry, bolstered by the official close of Constellation’s investment in Canopy Growth.Read More
Marijuana scored a sweeping victory at the ballot box on Tuesday, with voters approving new markets in Michigan, Missouri and Utah that eventually could generate $2 billion in medical and recreational sales.
Across the nation, voters installed the Democrats as the new majority party in the U.S. House of Representatives, improving the odds that lawmakers will pass federal marijuana reforms that benefit MJ businesses.Read More