How to Purchase and Consume Cannabis in Cali.

By Lisa M. Krieger On New Year’s Day, long-clandestine cannabis will join the ranks of beer, wine, mixed drinks, cigars and other adult indulgences in California. It’s easy for a newcomer to feel overwhelmed by this new purchasing power. It’s like cruising the aisles of Costco without a game plan. Kristen Quitoriano, a…

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California Weed Entrepreneurs Will Make $5.2B With Almost No Banks To Put It In

BY: Julie Weed California cannabis entrepreneurs will earn $5.2B in revenue in 2018 as recreational use becomes legal there. The state of California will collect about one billion dollars in accompanying marijuana taxes. These numbers, estimated by Matt Karnes, industry analyst and managing partner of New York’s GreenWave Advisors, point to…

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Cannabis Consumption: Who’s smoking and what are they purchasing?

By: Kent Gruetzmacher Photo by Lothbrok via Pixabay Legal marijuana is becoming big business—with this maturation of the marketplace, business analysts are attempting to understand consumer demographics and purchasing habits. Bottom line: the entire cannabis industry—with all of its ancillary products and start-up companies—is totally dependent upon the successful cultivation and subsequent sale…

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5 Brilliant Marijuana Business Ideas Killed By Red Tape

Bureaucratic red tape and onerous rules are stifling innovation in cannabis industry. By: Hilary Bricken Photo by Image Source/Getty Images Though we very much want states  to follow the federal government’s “robust regulation” directives in the 2013 Cole Memo, we can’t help but bemoan when “robust” state cannabis regulations take the…

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