Recap of the Week: CA marijuana rules, Maryland’s MMJ launch & Sessions + cannabis

The week of Nov. 11th - 17th brought several positive headlines. First, California reveals the licensing rules for its marijuana industry; Second, Maryland’s medical cannabis appears ready to launch; and Lastly, but certainly not least, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions indicates the DOJ has no plans to suppress the marijuana industry. Here’s a closer look [...]

The Cannabis Industry Has Had Explosive Growth in Business Expos and It Isn’t Slowing Down

Expos are where entrepreneurs find their way to cannabis opportunity. Las Vegas is getting ready for the upcoming MJ Business Conference & Expo, which is expected to draw almost 17,000 attendees from businesses involved in the industry, from businesses that service the industry, investors looking to enter the industry, to…well, just about anyone who has heard [...]

Recap of the Week: Massachusetts’ MMJ upgrades, WA tracking issues & possible Rhode Island expansion

To be or not to be? Great question right? The events of the week of Oct. 21st - 28th played out somewhat like an obstacle course, leaving many canna-business owners with similar soliloquies. First, Massachusetts is making changes, presented as 'improvements', to its medical marijuana program. But are the changes good or bad for all [...]

5 Ways to Avoid Cannabis Stock Investment Scams

Let me tell you about a line I heard a few years ago: “The cannabis industry is so hot that even Warren Buffett is investing in it.” That was the story penny stock promoters were telling back in 2014, when somebody realized that Cubic Designs, a subsidiary of Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, was selling its mezzanine [...]