Ancillary Marijuana Companies

Weekly Wrapup: 5 Cannabis Business Takeaways From Denver 4/20 Events

Last week, we wrote about how some medical marijuana companies in Colorado decided to target the recreational crowd for the first time on 4/20 in light of cannabis legalization, seeing it as the perfect opportunity to begin tapping a new market. We got a first-hand look at both the risks and rewards of this strategy […]

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Washington State Buried Under Deluge of Bids for Cannabis Consultant Contracts

And the winner is…no one, just yet. Washington State initially planned to announce the winning bids for new cannabis consultant positions today but has pushed back its timeline to next week at the earliest. The reason? Chalk it up to an avalanche of applications – 112 to be exact. Some of those were duplicates or […]

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Legalization of Medical Marijuana in Czech Republic Could Benefit US Cannabis Industry

A move by the Czech Republic to legalize medical marijuana could create opportunities for cannabis consultants, cultivation experts and MMJ-related businesses based in the United States. As Czech officials look to establish a workable MMJ infrastructure, they will likely seek experienced professionals for guidance and advice. And what better place to look for expertise than […]

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5 Promising Ancillary Cannabis Business Opportunities for Entrepreneurs, Investors

Looking to get involved in the marijuana industry but don’t want to take on the sizable risks of actually handling the drug? Good news: Some of the biggest opportunities in the medical and recreational cannabis markets involve the ancillary side of the industry – for both investors and entrepreneurs as well as professionals who currently […]

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Weekly Wrapup: The Challenges of a Mature MMJ Market + Positive Signs From Feds

By Chris Walsh The business opportunities that arise when a state legalizes medical marijuana and allows dispensaries to serve patients have been well documented. Here’s what typically happens: There’s a mad scramble – or “green rush” – by entrepreneurs to start centers, cultivation operations, edibles companies and ancillary businesses. A whole new industry springs up […]

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31 Medical Marijuana Business Applications in Colorado Since End of Moratorium

For two years, Colorado barred entrepreneurs from starting cannabis dispensaries, cultivation sites and infused product companies under a state-wide moratorium on new medical marijuana businesses. Officials enacted the ban in 2010 to give the state some breathing room as it crafted regulations covering the burgeoning industry. But the moratorium apparently didn’t create a huge amount […]

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Cannabis Jobs: Washington State Seeks Marijuana Consultants for Market Research, Regulations

Looking to get involved in Washington’s emerging recreational marijuana industry? One of the first opportunities has just emerged: The state is seeking cannabis consultants who can paint a picture of the potential market for legalized marijuana and provide guidance on everything from testing and packaging to inventory tracking and overall regulations. The Washington State Liquor […]

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