Monthly Archives: May 2017

Human Resources and the Cannabis Workforce

Human Resources and the Cannabis Workforce Cannabis businesses encounter a variety of problems when hiring and managing employees. Some of those are issues that every business runs into and some of them are quite specific to the cannabis industry. Chris Cassese, co-founder and managing director of Faces Human Capital Management, has some solutions for cannabis […]

Why Maryland’s Medical Marijuana Program Is At A Standstill

Why Maryland’s Medical Marijuana Program Is At A Standstill According to the Baltimore Sun, Circuit Judge Barry Williams ruled that the process of issuing medical marijuana growing licenses in Maryland be halted until June 2. The reason isn’t opponents of medical marijuana legalization in the state, but comes from another potential grower. Alternative Medicine Maryland, […]

NCIA: 280E, Federal Reform & Cannabis Lobbying Efforts

NCIA: 280E, Federal Reform & Cannabis Lobbying Efforts With the 2017 Cannabis Business Summit just around the corner, we sat down with Taylor West, deputy director of the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA), to hear about their lobbying efforts and what they’ll discuss in the keynote panel discussion on Taxes, 280E and the Path to […]

When the Company’s Revenue Drops, Who’s to Blame?

When the Company’s Revenue Drops, Who’s to Blame? The ultimate goal of any business is to produce and generate revenue. Now, when the company’s revenues drop, who’s fault is it? This question, though silent, is in the minds of everyone in an organization, especially when things start to become difficult. Working as a consultant in productivity […]

8 Of The Weirdest Marijuana Products You’ll Ever Find

8 Of The Weirdest Marijuana Products You’ll Ever Find Marijuana is becoming more and more normalized as it slowly gets legalized throughout different states. This hasn’t always been the case, and it has forced some cannabis companies to come up with ingenious and creative ways of creating an easy to disguise product, which in turn has […]

What Does The Constitution Have To Say About Cannabis Legalization?

What Does The Constitution Have To Say About Cannabis Legalization? With the Trump Administration sending mixed signals on legal cannabis, and with Congress beginning to ramp up efforts for reform, in order for industry stakeholders to best understand where we are headed, it will be helpful to remember how we got here. As readers may […]

Orlando’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Will Open Friday

Orlando’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Will Open Friday Despite some of the snags Florida has experienced with the implementation of its comprehensive medical marijuana program, the state’s cannabis industry continues to expand. In fact, the city of Orlando is set to welcome its first licensed medical marijuana dispensary this Friday – providing patients with access […]

What Is The Tragically Hip Is Doing With Medical Marijuana?

What Is The Tragically Hip Is Doing With Medical Marijuana? Newstrike Resources Ltd. has confirmed that one of Canada’s most iconic group of musical artists, The Tragically Hip, are the investors and partners identified indistinctly as the “band” in the Company’s Filing Statement dated May 18, 2017, filed as part of the recently completed business combination with […]

Marijuana And Infertility: What You Need To Know

Marijuana And Infertility: What You Need To Know Cannabis And Infertility: It’s a longstanding complaint that, when it comes to medical research, men’s bodies still represent a sort of norm against which women are considered a hard to understand deviation. The field of medical cannabis is no exception. According to a 2013 literature review, the […]