Start A Cannabis Business

Advertising in the cannabis industry is difficult. In most U.S. states where cannabis is legal, rules regarding cannabis advertising are complicated and extremely restrictive. For example, in California, businesses can only run ads in areas where “71.6 percent of the audience is reasonably expected to be 21 years of age or older.” The advertising landscape […]

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SAN JOSE, CA (April 10, 2019) — PRESS RELEASE — Caliva, a California-based cannabis company, has added to its executive team. The company, which has just come off the heels of a $75M dollar funding round, welcomes Stephan Mätt as CMO, Tim Laehy as CFO, Elizabeth Cookey as Head of Retail and Shanon Farney as Vice President […]

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It takes a village to run your cannabis company. You may rely on vendors, security and tech companies, and other operators to help your dispensary run optimally and smoothly. And with those various relationships come contracts to ensure both you and the other party are protected in the best- and, of course, worst-case scenarios. But […]

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The city of Los Angeles would start charging business and property owners of illegal pot shops for the costs associated with shutting off their utilities under a motion set for discussion by a City Council committee Tuesday. With hundreds of illegal marijuana shops continuing to operate in the city, the council in March unanimously approved […]

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The BCC Collective medical marijuana dispensary sits two blocks west of the Oklahoma County Jail. (Molly Kruse / Gaylord News) Advertisement (Editor’s note: The following story appears courtesy of Gaylord News, a reporting project of the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication.) In a yellow-lit room inside an echoing 10,620-square-foot warehouse, grower Som Kiani […]

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