Marijuana Business Magazine August 2019

2 Marijuana Business Magazine | August 2019 FEATURES TABLE OF CONTENTS Cannabis grows under the sun at Waterdog Herb Farm in Mendocino County, California. Photo by Bobby Cochran Photography August Marijuana Business Magazine August 2019 • Volume 6 • Issue 7 44 ARTISANAL AMBITIONS Craft cannabis businesses are catering to consumers’ desire for high-end, small-batch products. 74 THE INTERNSHIP Cannabis companies can establish intern programs to grow talent, evaluate potential employees. 82 A LITTLE BIRDIE TOLD ME … Tweets from attendees at MJBizConNEXT offer insight into the most valuable business advice they gleaned from event. 96 DON’T BANK ON BANKRUPTCY With federal bankruptcy a long shot for marijuana companies, financially ailing businesses have other options such as receiverships or out-of-court restructurings. 106 BUSINESS ALONG BORDERS Locating a retail shop near state lines can mean more customers, but safeguards are needed so out-of-state buyers don’t break the law.