Pot Economics: Why Consumers Shop

To thrive in your market it is important to understand the economy. If you’ve taken an economics course you should know that supply and demand is a force that determines economic outcome(s). Each individual’s decisions have weight in determining the current state of the economy. Consumers are consciously and subconsciously influenced by factors that lead Read more…

5 Things I Learned From Attending my First Cannabis Expo

It’s not exactly something you learn about in school, and although it is definitely possible, you may not know how to get involved in the cannabis industry. On Thursday, June 16th, In the Jacob K. Javitz Convention Center, I went to my first cannabis expo—ever: The Cannabis World Congress Business Expo (CWCBE). Cannabusinesses, investors, activists, pro Read more…

5 Businesses You Don’t Want To Miss at CWCBE NY

The New York Cannabis World Congress Business Expo is just weeks away: The event where over 100 cannabusiness’s will be in attendance providing business owners and bystanders with cutting-edge solutions and insight in the prospected $6.7 billion dollar industry. Retailers, Investors, Advisors, and just about every position imaginable in the cannabis industry will gather under Read more…

Upcoming Events: Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition

Wednesday, June 15 will be the opening day of the 3rd Annual Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo (CWCBE) in New York; a gathering where some of the sharpest minds in the cannabis industry assemble to provide business solutions and expertise in the presence of potential partners and investors.   The International Cannabis Association (ICA) Read more…

What Is The Most Expensive Medical State?

A new report from New Jersey’s Department of Health indicates that New Jersey’s medical marijuana patients pay about 37% more per ounce than other legal states. The five dispensaries operating in the state charge an average of$489 per ounce. Head over to www.Cannabusiness.com or click here to read the full article.    

Ontario Government Amending Previous Policy

The Ontario government is beginning to amend a prior policy. Last November, Ontario legislators gave the okay to use medical marijuana in public. The original policy allowed smoking in areas that would otherwise be prohibited: movie theaters, restaurants, and stadiums, even playgrounds full of children. Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana, which represents patients, said Read more…

Marijuana Activist Detained at Canadian Border

Charlo Green, the marijuana activist who infamously quit her job as a news reporter on live television, was arrested and charged with smuggling marijuana residue over the Canadian border.   Upon arrival in Vancouver, B.C Canada, Greene was immediately recognized and referred to as the “f*ck it, I quit” lady by customer agents. The agents Read more…

A Crash Course on Concentrates

OpenStrain’s concentrate expert Kadircan Kana gives you insight on the world of extracts in his latest article. “Many people refer to cannabis extracts as “oil” or “wax”. But those are just a few of the many forms marijuana concentrates can take. Extracts made with solvents are called wax, budder, crumble, shatter and sometimes oil or sap. There Read more…

Buds Are More Sensitive Then You Think!

Kadircan Kana from OpenStrain took a look at what a grinder actually does to your herbs.   “The problem with using a grinder is that many people don’t realize the affect it has on the buds. Nugs are very sensitive and are coated in thousands of tiny crystals called trichomes. Trichomes (THC) determine a majority Read more…

The POTUS Will Not Be Rescheduling Marijuana

If you were hoping that the Obama Administration would be the one’s to reschedule marijuana you’re going to be disappointed. According to Steve Cohen (D-Tenn), last Thursday at the House Democratic retreat in Baltimore President Barack Obama said that marijuana reform is not on his list of end-of-term priorities. The very next day, White house press Read more…

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