Ancillary Marijuana Companies

From Montel Williams to Miracle-Gro, Medical Cannabis Gets Big-Name Support

Ok, it’s time to connect the dots from the past few weeks and see if we can see the larger picture. If you haven’t noticed, a lot of recognizable names – including celebrities, lawmakers and a company with a household name – have been tied to medical marijuana as of late. Let’s go over these, […]

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Chris Walsh: Spend Your Days Smoking Weed, Playing Video Games! Myths About MMJ

I’m back today with the third installment of my series exploring stereotypes that the general public has about dispensaries, vendors and the medical cannabis industry in general. So far, I’ve shattered the perception that everyone is making a ton of money and I’ve discredited the notion that dispensary owners are nothing but potheads. Now, I […]

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Medical Marijuana Statistics Highlight Opportunities for Dispensaries, Weed Businesses

Earlier this year, the financial analysis company See Change Strategy made waves when it released the first comprehensive report on the medical marijuana industry, complete with market size and growth estimates. For most industries, this type of data is readily available from multiple sources. But that certainly isn’t the case for the medical marijuana sector, […]

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Lots of Interest Among Colorado Investors in Pot Dispensaries, Marijuana Businesses

A group of investors interested in the medical marijuana industry gathered in Denver yesterday for a meeting spearheaded by CDS Management Services, Vicente Consulting, Centennial Seeds and CSSB Private Bank. The turnout was strong, with several dozen people on hand in a conference room at the swanky Oxford Hotel. The level of participation in the […]

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Colorado Dispensaries, Vendors Active in Medical Marijuana Meeting Scene

It’s been a busy week on the meetings and networking front. I’m quickly learning that there’s no shortage of opportunities to meet others in this industry here in Denver, which many regard as the capital of the nation’s medical marijuana scene. You’d certainly get that impression with the lineup of events this week. As we […]

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Weed Water: Medical Marijuana-Infused Beverage a Big Hit with Dieters, Diabetics and Dispensaries

You’ve got your marijuana-infused brownies, candies, lasagna and pizza. But what do you offer patients who prefer to take their medicine the old-fashioned way (in liquid form)? In the past year, a few companies have introduced THC-spiked beverages in the market, primarily colorful fizzy concoctions (you know, “soda pot”). But here’s an entirely new one: […]

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Newest Insurance Product: ‘Pot Raid Coverage’ for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Partnerships with key suppliers? Check. Attorney? Check. Security system? Check. Raid insurance? Che….wait, what? There’s a whole host of things you need to start – and to continue operating – a medical marijuana dispensary. You might want to add “pot raid coverage” to that list. Yes, there actually is an insurance product out there to […]

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American Express Tells Medical Marijuana Patients to Leave Home Without It

As if you didn’t already have enough to worry about, given the oft-changing regulations and procedures, public misconceptions and – the biggie – complicated and confusing legal issues tied to medical marijuana. Now, you have to deal with a new headache on the customer payment side of the equation. American Express reportedly no longer allows […]

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Anne Holland: No Babes-in-Bikinis … Just Medical Marijuana Business News

“If I see any more breasts, my eyes will start crossing,” I announced to our COO yesterday.  I was surfing medical marijuana-related sites as part of our prep to launch this blog and the experience felt sort of like Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue overload. It also amply illustrated why our new publications are needed.  Now […]

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