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
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
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
Here are some notable stories and events in the cannabis industry to watch for in the coming days: WHAT’S NEXT: More than 4,000 attendees and 300 exhibitors are flocking to New Orleans for MJBizConNEXT 2019, where they will contemplate what’s ahead for the ever-changing cannabis and hemp industries. For three days beginning Wednesday at the […]Read More
The cannabis industry has a corporate governance problem. And it’s an issue that marijuana executives can ill afford to ignore.
This can be especially troublesome for execs at publicly traded firms, which risk alienating investors and consumers.Read More
Here are some notable stories and events to watch for in the coming days: HAILING HEMP: The passage of the 2018 Farm Bill gives added significance to the 10th annual Hemp History Week campaign, an initiative by the Hemp Industries Association (HIA) that runs through Sunday with events across the United States. Hundreds of national product […]Read More
The Illinois Senate passes a recreational cannabis sales and taxation bill, an expansion of New Jersey’s medical marijuana program advances, Harvard and Canadian MJ firm Atlas sign a medical research partnership – plus other important news from around the industry.Read More
Abner Kurtin spent almost his entire professional career in the hedge fund and investment industries before founding Boston-based Ascend Wellness in 2018 and trying his hand as the CEO of a multistate cannabis company.Read More
A North Dakota-based private clinic that provided evaluations for medical marijuana has been forced to close and repay $21,800 to patients who ultimately did not receive their medical marijuana cards. The action against Green Health Docs – which operates clinics in Maryland, Missouri, Ohio and Oklahoma – underscores the demand for medical marijuana in North […]Read More
Sales of medical marijuana in Arkansas are off to a strong start, with patients purchasing more than 50 pounds of cannabis in nearly 5,000 transactions in the first week dispensaries were open. The initial sales eclipsed those in Ohio, which has nearly four times the population. With sales underway, the Arkansas market could grow at a […]Read More
Here are some notable stories and events to watch for in the coming days: FDA TACKLES CANNABINOIDS: The cannabis industry notches an important federal first this week when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) starts work on how it should regulate cannabinoids in food, drinks and nutritional supplements. The agency has long maintained that […]Read More
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds vetoed a bill that would have lifted the 3% cap on the potency of medical marijuana products available in the state. Reynolds vetoed the bill Friday afternoon, saying the state must proceed cautiously in any expansion of its medical marijuana program. If the measure had passed, it likely would have improved […]Read More
- June 4, 2019
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