Here are important business takeaways from the 2019 MJBizConNEXT in New Orleans.Read More
Brazil could become the latest country to regulate the domestic cultivation of medical cannabis, according to the government body responsible for regulating marijuana – a move that will have major implications for the industry when the rules take effect. At a public meeting last week, the National Sanitary Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) collegiate directors approved two draft […]Read More
Here are some notable stories and events to watch for in the coming days: DAY OF DECISION: Shareholders of Canopy Growth and Acreage Holdings are scheduled to vote Wednesday on the much-heralded mega-merger of the two companies. If consummated, it would become the first major Canadian/U.S. cannabis transaction. Each company’s shareholders will vote separately. At least […]Read More
Canada unveiled final regulations Friday that will enable the sale of cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals later this year, unlocking what is forecast to be a multibillion-dollar federally regulated industry. Businesses expect to start shipping a limited selection of new products in December after the rules take effect Oct. 17. A wider selection will not be available […]Read More
The cannabis industry descends on New Orleans to explore emerging trends at MJBizConNEXT, Oregon lawmakers pass a bill that would empower it to make agreements with other states for the transfer of marijuana, Nevada creates a cannabis control board and says no to social use licensing for now – plus other important news from around the industry. […]Read More
A company backed by United Kingdom billionaire Jim Mellon and Nuuvera co-founder Lorne Abony plans to establish what they say will be Asia’s first e-commerce platform focusing on CBD-infused products. The pair are part of a group of investors in Hong Kong-headquartered Regent Pacific that is closing in on a $15 million all-stock takeover of […]Read More
Public companies led the charge in acquisitions this week, targeting private firms for growth in geography and product lines in more than two-thirds of the deals closed.Read More
As competition between cannabis retailers grows, so does the number of stores in mature markets, where the relative density of marijuana shops has surpassed that of Starbucks in many. The recently released Marijuana Business Factbook estimates that in Denver and Portland, Oregon, for example, marijuana retailers outnumber Starbucks by close to double, while in Anchorage, Alaska – […]Read More
While there is still a long way to go before cannabis becomes totally mainstream, we may be seeing the end of the Wild West for marijuana businesses. This overarching theme permeated predictions for the industry Wednesday as MJBizConNEXT opened at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. MJBizConNEXT and the inaugural Hemp Industry Daily Conference, […]Read More
Because of the huge potentials around marijuana social use businesses in Las Vegas – and all over the country, for that matter – many cannabis industry watchers were intrigued after the Las Vegas City Council voted on an ordinance in May to create a new business license and land-use regulations for such venues.Read More
Germany may be the largest and fastest-growing medical cannabis market in Europe, but signs are emerging from medical and regulatory circles that should serve as a warning to marijuana companies planning to commercialize medicines without conclusive clinical trials. In fact, businesses based on science and efficacy may see a competitive advantage in Germany in the […]Read More
One way to entice new customers and keep loyal consumers interested is to shake up your marijuana-infused product line.
But where does one start?
Consistently dosed, marijuana-infused food and beverage products with inventive flavor profiles certainly will prove beneficial, according to manufacturers.Read More
- June 4, 2019
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