Start A Cannabis Business

Dozens of job seekers were lined up for the Sacramento Cannabis Job Fair on Saturday in East Sacramento dressed in their best and waiting to talk to possible future employers. The job fair was hosted by the Sacramento-based cannabis delivery service Ganjah Guru and the cannabis manufacturer Infusion Factory. Landon Long, CEO of Infusion Factory, […]

In New York, cannabis advocates and businesses are weighing the recent expansion of the state’s tightly regulated medical marijuana program. Last month, the Department of Health added opioid use, chronic pain and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to the list of qualifying conditions under the state’s medical marijuana program, which was among several recent improvements to […]

Intellectual property can and should be approached with a strategic focus on where you are, what you are creating and investing in currently, and the direction in which you see your company moving in the future. This holistic evaluation and planning is not unique to the cannabis industry, but the current regulatory and legal concerns […]

The close bond between Glen and Dan James, the father-son duo behind Bosmere Farms, is obvious when you catch them discussing their business. For instance, when Dan, the farm’s director of operations, answers a question, Glen, the CFO, chimes in with additional details and prompts Dan to extol on his clever business plans, as any […]

1. How should the cannabis industry vet security company prospects? I would recommend vetting security companies the same as all integral components to running a business and making it successful: banking, hiring, insuring, etc. More specifically, trust, but verify. Many times, gut instinct helps. For a security company, do some research, join trade groups and […]

1. How should the cannabis industry vet security company prospects? I would recommend vetting security companies the same as all integral components to running a business and making it successful: banking, hiring, insuring, etc. More specifically, trust, but verify. Many times, gut instinct helps. For a security company, do some research, join trade groups and […]

To meet the interests and demands of an evolving and competitive medical market, Arizona cannabis brand Huxton recently launched a premium flower line for the discerning consumers in the company’s patient base. Huxton’s BLCK line showcases a “glass-to-glass” slow-cured flower product, in which the finest colas of three strains are hand-picked, treated with care and […]

The B.C. Liquor Distribution Branch is aiming to put 150 different strains of cannabis into its wholesale inventory when recreational weed becomes legal Oct. 17, the agency said Wednesday, and that is only a start. Other provinces have lined up more limited options, but the LDB has signed 31 licensed cannabis producers from across the […]

The following excerpt is from The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc. and Javier Hasse’s book Start Your Own Cannabis Business. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes Noble | iTunes | IndieBound This article is part of Entrepreneur’s series on How to Start a Cannabis Business. We seek to promote financial inclusion through cannabis. In previous articles, we’ve looked into numerous aspects of getting into the […]