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Tips for Faster Local & State Cannabis Licensing Application Preparation

by Chiara C | Tuesday Jan 9, 2024

What is the most crucial aspect of a cannabis licensing application? The most crucial aspect is ensuring that your application is comprehensive, compliant with state and local regulations, and demonstrates a clear, viable business plan.


Sin Taxes: How Canada Regulates Cannabis and Online Gambling Revenue - A Province-by-Province Guide

by Nanci Chi-Town | Thursday Nov 30, 2023

The Federal Cannabis Act legalizes the cultivation, sale, and use of cannabis. The law also sets mandatory standards for products and defines age restrictions. The government also regulates betting, focusing on responsible gaming.


What Does the Shutting Down of the AdvisorShares Cannabis ETF Investment Fund Say About the Future of the Marijuana Industry?

by Chiara C | Tuesday Aug 22, 2023

Does that mean there is no hope for the future of cannabis investing?  Marijuana businesses today are closing for a varitey of reasons, but an investment fund usually has a 3 to 5 year outlook.  One problem with this fund closing is that it is basically a statement that "the 3 to 5 year look ahead to make a decent return is just not there", better to put your money in other stocks or assets to make money for the next 5 years. Another problem that is known by industy insiders is that while big "sales" headlines create nice headlines, profits remain elusive for almost 75% of cannabis businesses in America according to Whitney Economics.


Can You Solve the Illicit Cannabis Market Problem by Throwing Money at It? New York Bets $16 Million It Can Fix the Unsolvable!

by Laurel Leaf | Sunday May 7, 2023

According to the Buffalo News, the budget bill in New York has earmarked $16 million to tackle unlicensed cannabis dispensaries. Governor Kathy Hochul (D) signed the legislation, which raises fines for unlawful operators from $500 to a maximum of $7,500 for initial offences. The bill also increases monetary penalties to triple the taxes that could have been generated from the sales.


Is It Expensive to Grow Weed? - How Much Cost Does Cost to Grow Cannabis Across the Country

by BostonBakedPete | Thursday Apr 13, 2023

In addition to the costs of labor, utilities, and fertilizers used in crop cultivation, farmers must also pay for the transportation of their products to different parties, such as processors, distributors, and retailers. They must also pay numerous taxes and fees frequently deducted by state and local authorities to receive a cultivation license.


All Dispensaries Are the Same, Really - How A Dispensary Can Stand Out in a Crowded Marketplace

by Joseph Billions | Wednesday Jan 25, 2023

But, differentiating your store and increasing market share is crucial for success. In this article, we will uncover effective strategies for gaining a competitive edge as a cannabis retailer. These tactics will help you attract and retain customers in this competitive industry.


Oregon Weed Compay Files Lawsuit to Be Able to Export Cannabis to Other States Citing the Dormant Commerce Clause

by Laurel Leaf | Tuesday Nov 22, 2022

There is no legally sufficient cause for any other State or Oregon to prohibit marijuana importation or exportation, it argues. Protecting the local cannabis sector is inherently protectionist and thus clearly unconstitutional under the Dormant Commerce Clause. However, it's uncertain if the state would accept the plaintiffs' offer.


Which Jobs Do the Most Drug Testing for Weed?

by Karhlyle | Sunday Oct 9, 2022

It was found that industries that are not safety-sensitive recorded the lowest rate of testing for cannabis. In contrast, industries that are safety-sensitive carried out more tests on their employees, especially the warehousing and transportation industry which recorded the highest percentage of testing workers.


Do Pesticides Change the Taste and Smell of Your Cannabis? How Can You Tell?

by Joseph Billions | Friday Oct 7, 2022

It is safe to say now that we can all agree that pesticides can affect the flavor of cannabis buds. This piece of information might just be the reason why customers are not getting that cannabis on the shelf. Therefore, it is something that must be considered carefully by cultivators during the cultivation process. In cases where its use can be avoided, its best to avoid it and in cases where it cannot, limited use is advised.


Is It Time for Some 'Adulting' in the Cannabis Industry?

by Chiara C | Wednesday Oct 5, 2022

If we don't, as CEOs of a vertically integrated cannabis company, we will often find ourselves returning to this "adulting" issue as the years go by. This post contains comprehensive information obtained from respected cannabis stakeholders in the US cannabis market about their views on navigating the cannabis market..