Start A Cannabis Business

Big money is getting into the booming cannabis tech sector. Tiger Global Management, a New York City-based investment firm that manages $22 billion, led a $17 million investment into Green Bits, a software platform for marijuana dispensaries. It’s a sign that mainstream investors are starting to take the emerging sector — which analysts say could […]

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 (This is an abridged version of a story that appears in the April issue of Marijuana Business Magazine.) Cannabis business owners increasingly must confront a workplace reality that mainstream companies have faced for generations: organized labor. Front and center is the United Food and Commercial Workers union, which is aggressively seeking cannabis workers to join its […]

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CLOSE Sara Richardson speaks Tuesday to the Redding City Council as it consider license fees for the cannabis industry. Marijuana business(Photo: liorpt, Getty Images/iStockphoto) Prospective business owners in the Redding’s burgeoning cannabis market can start applying Thursday for licenses to sell, grow, test, deliver or otherwise work with legal weed. But it’ll cost them. More: […]

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The City of Grande Prairie is starting to look at how marijuana will fit into the community once it becomes legalized this summer.  City Administration is working on amendments to four bylaws in relation to cannabis with one dealing with where a business can pop up shop and where they couldn’t. A proposed amendment to […]

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Seventy-five per cent of Nelson residents think there should be a maximum number of cannabis retailers allowed in the city, a recent survey has found. Another 75 per cent think smoking of cannabis should be banned in all public places, and 71 per cent think there should be lounges or cafes in which consumption is […]

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