Marijuana Business Magazine

ln This lssue 88 FEATURES 46 88 California Dreamin’ California will offer huge opportunities for cannabis entrepreneurs in a wide variety of sectors – from cultivation and retail to infused products and ancillary services. Our special California package examines the industry sectors and locales that offer the most opportunities, how to prepare for the rollout of recreational cannabis and what out-of-state players need to know to participate. COVER PHOTO by Tom Kelsey 46 Pestering the Pests Pest-fighting strategies are becoming more available in the hemp industry, allowing growers to combat weeds, insects and disease. 148 36 Merger Mania As M&A activity heats up in the cannabis industry, there are right and wrong ways to do a deal. November /December2017 •MarijuanaBusinessMagazine • 37 36 CORRECTION: The Cannabusiness By the Numbers piece in the October edition of the magazine reflects the number of dispensaries per 100,000 18-plus residents in various states. The original version incorrectly said per 1,000 18-plus residents. 6 • Marijuana Business Magazine • November / December 2017