Medical Marijuana Blog

October 4, 2017

How the Cannabis Industry Will Help Bring More Jobs to the US

How do you turn around and grow an economy quickly and effectively? Jobs. More and more jobs. While the Trump administration is showing signs of slowing down the growth of the marijuana industry, a new report projects that by 2020, the legal marijuana industry will create more than 250,000 jobs. […]
September 27, 2017

Is Alaska’s Proposed “On-Site Consumption” Rule Too Little, Or Just Enough

After months of debate, the Alaska Marijuana Control Board has officially proposed regulations to permit on-site consumption of marijuana at retail locations. Though Alaska may be the first state to let customers use marijuana inside businesses, there are still many more hurdles to clear. During a July meeting in Fairbanks, […]
September 21, 2017

Republican Lawmakers Blocking the “Veterans Equal Access” Amendment

This July, the House Committee blocked a measure allowing VA doctors to recommend medical marijuana to veterans in states where the drug is legally prescribed. The measure, titled “Veterans Equal Access” has been voted on the past three years in the House as an amendment to the VA appropriations bill, […]
September 15, 2017

Where DOES the Money Go?: How to Deal with Money in the Marijuana Industry

Imagine you’re running a small, local, grocery store. You have your customers, your employees, your suppliers, etc. Now, at the end of the day you balance your till, lock the doors behind you, and quite literally hide your earnings under your mattress. Sounds crazy right? This is the reality that […]
August 30, 2017

Branding Medical vs. Recreational Marijuana

As more states are voting to legalize recreational marijuana, growers embarking on new businesses are looking into how to brand their products. Some are confused on where to being. If you’re lucky enough to be in one of the legalized states and are thinking of opening a dispensary yourself, we […]
August 22, 2017

How Oregon Vintners Are Putting Their Growing Skills Towards Marijuana

With the legalization of recreational marijuana cannabis over two years ago, a possibly not-so-surprising group of people have started to expand their growing (and money making) potential — Oregon vintners! Because of California’s approaching legalization, Oregon vintners are experimenting with new cross-pollinations to keep up with current Oregonian demand, as […]