Licensed marijuana retailers in California are struggling to cope with customers angry about price hikes and less product choice – a direct result of the state’s new packaging and testing regulations that took effect July 1. Here’s a look at some of the concerns related to the state’s current business environment as well as how some companies are […]Read More
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New mandatory marijuana pesticide testing in Colorado is putting a financial squeeze on local cultivators to the tune of thousands of dollars in increased costs.
The added expense is the latest financial blow to hit the state’s cultivators, which are already struggling with falling wholesale prices and a glut of product.Read More
The future of Denver-based MassRoots remains in peril, due to continued multimillion-dollar losses, massively shrinking sales and insufficient cash.Read More
Michigan’s medical marijuana industry is girding itself for a heap of disorder – including possible product shortages and revenue losses to the black market – unless state regulators approve many more business licenses by next month’s deadline, experts warn. Regulators have approved only 16 medical cannabis licenses, including seven dispensaries, under a new statewide regulatory […]Read More
The number of medical marijuana patients in Canada skyrocketed in recent months, and patterns of consumption are evolving as the market grows. The latest data from Health Canada shows patient counts in the country reached nearly 300,000 in March, up from 175,000 in April 2017 – a 70% increase. Further data from the government – […]Read More
Whether it’s shopping for groceries or cannabis, everybody loves getting a good deal.
That’s why loyalty programs – whether they come from your local grocery store or your neighborhood marijuana dispensary – are an effective way to get customers into the shop and keep them coming back.Read More
California cities push back on proposed regulation changes around home marijuana deliveries, a Canadian CBD company signs a branding agreement with “Dr. Sanjay Gupta” – but not the one you may think – and a North Dakota recreational cannabis measure gets approved for the November ballot. Here’s a closer look at some notable developments in […]Read More
Constellation Brands’ multibillion-dollar wager on Canopy Growth is huge – record setting even – but a much larger story is lighting up across the cannabis industry: Wall Street has arrived. Financial heavyweights Goldman Sachs and Bank of America Merrill Lynch are officially dabbling in the marijuana industry now, which is a move observers call a […]Read More
A legal battle royale between two cannabis consulting firms in Los Angeles will pit industry insiders and former friends against each other in a case that exemplifies how cutthroat the marijuana business has become. In one corner is Avis Bulbulyan, CEO of Siva Enterprises and a member of the California Cannabis Advisory Committee, which works […]Read More
Canopy Growth, a Canadian medical marijuana giant, is taking a massive 5 billion Canadian dollar ($3.8 billion) investment and going all in on worldwide medical and recreational cannabis business opportunities, the company’s CEO, Bruce Linton, said Thursday during an exclusive, wide-ranging question-and-answer session at MJBizConINT’L in Toronto.Read More
Hours after Constellation Brands announced its marijuana-industry-record investment of 5 billion Canadian dollars ($3.8 billion) in Canada’s Canopy Growth, experts told cannabis entrepreneurs and investors at MJBizConINT’L in Toronto on Wednesday that global cannabis business opportunities will rapidly accelerate. The move by Constellation – which owns, distributes and markets 100 beer, wine and spirits brands, including Corona and Robert […]Read More