Tag: Cannabis

  • What Does the New Farm Bill Mean For Legal Cannabis?

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    By legalizing hemp, the Farm Bill has created a legal source of CBD. The Farm Bill signed in December 2018 clears the way for CBD products to become legal nationwide – or, at least, that is the hope of marijuana industry advocates. If that is the way the situation unfolds, it would eliminate the ambiguity […]

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  • how cannabis became chic

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    CBD (and THC) is having a huge moment in mainstream media. But as cannabis becomes more fashionable, its space in the luxury market also becomes more problematic. There’s nothing we like more than a good makeover. Whether it’s Rachael Leigh Cook falling downstairs in that red dress in She’s All That, or the slightly abusive computer who forced people to […]

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  • Julian Marley Thinks Cannabis Should Be Free

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    By Laura Desmond In an exclusive interview, the son of reggae legend Bob Marley talks about his brand JuJu Royal, the benefits of the ‘Herb,’ and what his father would think about the commercilazation of marijuana. Julian “JuJu” Marley is one of the most recognizable names in the cannabis industry. His product line, JuJu Royal, includes vape […]

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  • AG Jeff Sessions Was (Basically) Fired: The Cannabis Industry Reacts

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    By J Melbourne We tried but we couldn’t find anybody unhappy about it. Following the 2018 midterm election, President Donald Trump asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign — which actually meant firing him, albeit politely. Sessions, a well-known, long-standing opponent of marijuana legalization, was understandably disliked by cannabis industry participants and weed enthusiasts alike. So, […]

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  • Dear Cannabis Entrepreneurs: Enjoy Ruling Your Small Pond While You Can

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    By Patrick Hall Nobody in the cannabis business likes federal prohibition but when it ends they will all find themselves in competition with global corporations that are already preparing to enter the market. The following is an unpopular opinion, but still true: Federal prohibition of cannabis gives businesses an advantage right now. State-by-state legalization certainly causes […]

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  • Facebook and Google Are Not So High On Cannabis

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    With cannabis becoming legalized across states, and now country borders, power players in the ad industry are hindering growth. Imagine being a publicly-traded or successfully raising millions of capital to begin a startup in the U.S., without hardly any way to market yourselves efficiently. Crazy, right? But this is exactly where we are within the […]

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  • The Most Experienced Guy In Cannabis Has a Warning for You

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    Investor and business owner Steve DeAngelo says there’s plenty of opportunity in cannabis — but there are also a lot of entrepreneurs about to lose their money. With his hippie pigtails and smart suits, Steve DeAngelo perfectly embodies the split in today’s cannabis industry. He’s an old-school activist and advocate who joined the cannabis reform movement […]

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  • Higher Education Cautiously Begins to Train Cannabis Industry Leaders

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    By Burt Dixon College business programs are well positioned to prepare students for careers in cannabis but are hampered because marijuana remains federally illegal. It seems without a doubt, the cannabis industry will experience tremendous growth in the coming years, with one analyst estimating that legal marijuana sales in the US could reach $47 billion within the […]

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  • This Week in Weed: O, Cannabis!

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    Canada legalizes Cannabis — then it almost sells out of it. Welcome to Green Entrepreneur’s video recap of the cannabis news you might have missed this week, hosted by our cannabis correspondent Conrad Martin. Canada Federally Legalizes Recreational Marijuana Wednesday was a historic day as Canada federally legalized marijuana for recreational use. Across the country, adults of legal age […]

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  • Canada is ready to open the door wide to legal marijuana

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    At least 111 legal pot shops are planning to open across the nation of 37 million people on the first day, according to an Associated Press survey. TORONTO — Tom Clarke has been dealing marijuana illegally in Canada for 30 years. He wrote in his high school yearbook that his dream was to open a […]

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