Patrick Maravelias

A recent graduate from the journalism program at Cal Poly Humboldt, Patrick lives in the marijuana mecca — California’s Emerald Triangle — with his fiancé and 1-year-old son. Patrick has an extensive background in cannabis and has worked on marijuana grows as a farmhand. Prior to joining MJBizDaily as the Retail and Brands Reporter, he worked for Sinclair news stations in Redding and Eureka as a reporter and as a producer. He enjoys being outdoors and is an avid rock climber, surfer and hiker.

Articles by Patrick Maravelias :

7/10: The ‘other’ marijuana holiday boosting retail sales

Step aside, 4/20. There’s another unofficial marijuana-related holiday that retailers can take advantage of.

7/10, or “Dab Day,” is dedicated to cannabis users who prefer concentrates such as live resin, shatter or hash rosin, to name a few.

A chart showing market and wallet share for cannabis concentrates

How cannabis retailers can avoid problems storing concentrates

Improper storage of cannabis concentrates can lead to major losses for store owners who are already competing in a cutthroat marijuana market with razor-thin margins.

Properly storing concentrates is especially important when retailers are often forced to sell merchandise at cost or cheaper to keep moving products moving out before they expire.

Image of a cannabis extract