MJBizTalks

This Week In … May 3, Episode 26

This Week In Marijuana Business News for the week ended May 3, 2019, with host Jill Reddish. Headlines include: Cannabis vaporizer company Pax Labs raises benchmark $420 million in funding Cannabis group Curaleaf to acquire Cura Partners for CA$1.27 billion Moosehead, Sproutly Canada to launch cannabis-infused beverages Canadian marijuana firm Canopy Growth set to build […]

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This Week In … April 26, Episode 25

This Week In Marijuana Business News for the week ended April 26, 2019, with host Kevin “Moose” Huhn. Headlines include: Federal marijuana reform may be entering new era, even if high hurdles remain Helping banks play SAFE while serving the cannabis industry: Q&A with Congressman Ed Perlmutter Aurora Cannabis exec: ‘Having a major presence in […]

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News & Views Episode 6: Recruiting & Compensation Tips for Marijuana Execs from Kara Bradford

The cannabis industry as a legal entity hasn’t been around for all that long – meaning most of the companies involved are still in the startup phase, with all the challenges that arise from that. And that includes recruiting and compensation considerations, according to Kara Bradford, CEO of Seattle-based cannabis recruiting agency Viridian Staffing, who’s […]

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This Week In … April 19, Episode 24

This Week In Marijuana Business News for the week ended April 19, 2019, with host Jill Reddish. Canopy strikes groundbreaking cannabis-sector deal to buy Acreage for $3.4 billion California licensing snafu could cost cannabis growers thousands in lost revenue, possible shutdowns Urban Outfitters joins retail rush to sell CBD products; The Vitamin Shoppe sells edible CBD […]

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This Week In … April 12, Episode 23

This Week In Marijuana Business News for the week ended April 12, 2019, with host Kevin “Moose” Huhn. Headlines include: Attorney General Barr: US law protecting state-legal marijuana trumps current situation Weekly Deal Watch: Busiest week of the year for publicly traded cannabis M&A California statewide marijuana delivery survives assembly bill vote, but cities’ lawsuit […]

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This Week In … April 5, Episode 22

This Week In Marijuana Business News for the week ended April 5, 2019, with host Jill Reddish. Headlines include: Marijuana firm Cresco Labs inks landmark $823 million acquisition of Origin House Men hold 93% of Canadian cannabis boardroom positions; Lack of boardroom diversity will cost Canadian cannabis companies Sens. McConnell, Wyden to financial leaders: Give hemp […]

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This Week In… March 29, Episode 21

This Week In Marijuana Business News for the week ended March 29, 2019, with host Kevin “Moose” Huhn. Headlines include: Cannabis banking bill advances in committee; full US House vote expected within weeks West Virginia law clears path for medical marijuana banking Florida bank gives notice it’s closing medical marijuana group’s account Mexico revokes cannabis […]

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This Week In… March 22, Episode 20

This Week In Marijuana Business News for the week ended March 22, 2019, with host Jill Reddish. ? Headlines include: Setting up a House committee’s consideration of marijuana banking Curaleaf signs deal with CVS pharmacy chain to put hemp products in 800 stores; Massachusetts-based Curaleaf expands into Nevada with acquisition CBD companies ignoring risks of […]

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News & Views Episode 5: Killer Cannabis Technology with STM Canna Execs

The rapid pace of growth in the cannabis industry is being boosted by equally rapid advancements in technology to support the different segments within the industry. But to truly capitalize on innovation, companies must make sure that those innovations are meeting a need for the industry, said Aaron Ray and Jason Duweke, CEO and COO, […]

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This Week In… March 15, Episode 19

This Week In Marijuana Business News for the week ended March 15, 2019, with host Kevin “Moose” Huhn. The podcast’s top stories of the week include…

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