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Cannabis’ global growth: Q&A with Acreage CEO Kevin Murphy and ex-Canadian PM Brian Mulroney

So great is the lure of the cannabis industry that it is attracting heavyweights from mainstream industries, congressmen, presidents and prime ministers. The latest to join the green rush is former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, who soon will sit on the board of Acreage Holdings, a multistate marijuana company in the United States. Mulroney, […]

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Chart: Declines in wholesale prices hammer major recreational cannabis markets

Wholesale cannabis prices in recreational markets across the United States have fallen precipitously compared to last year, while prices in major medical markets are proving more resilient. According to figures provided by Cannabis Benchmarks, a Connecticut-based provider of wholesale marijuana pricing data, wholesale cannabis prices in Oregon and Washington state are down more than 50% […]

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Boost your bottom line with specialty infused cannabis products

It wouldn’t be fall without pumpkin spice, winter without peppermint, spring without strawberries or summer without lemonade.

Marijuana-infused product manufacturers know this, and they’re capitalizing on popular demand among consumers to shake up their product lines with seasonal or limited-release products.

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Week in Review: Arizona AG ditches anti-hashish stance, MMJ gains in NJ-PA & CA updates proposed cannabis rules

Arizona’s attorney general abandons his bid to make medical cannabis hashish illegal, New Jersey and Pennsylvania report sizable gains in their MMJ patient populations, and California releases its latest draft of permanent rules for the cannabis industry. Here’s a closer look at some notable developments in the cannabis industry this week. Arizona high court likely […]

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How California’s local elections could expand cannabis business opportunities

The biggest bottleneck to the development and expansion of the legal cannabis industry across California has been local governments banning commercial marijuana companies. That roadblock could morph into more of a speed bump after the November election, when at least 82 cannabis-related ballot measures are slated to go before voters in cities and counties around […]

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Growers: Western marijuana prices are down amid strong harvest, despite high demand

The marijuana harvest is underway and growers in several western states are reporting a bumper crop, but it’s coming at a time when supplies already are abundant and MJ prices are falling by double-digit percentages in some markets. Growers in five states with medical and recreational cannabis markets also report that consumer demand is strong. But […]

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Chart: Is marijuana already becoming a mainstream industry?

Broader consumer acceptance of marijuana across North America signals that the nascent industry may soon take a place among mainstream industries ranging from cosmetics to nonalcoholic beverages. A majority of respondents to a recent survey by Chicago-based consulting firm A.T. Kearney noted that their perception of mainstream companies would not change if the businesses became […]

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