Packaging: The First and Last Step of Brand Building

Okay, I admit it. I am looking for trouble right out of the chute. How can anything be both the first and last step?...

Pay Attention to Millennials: They’re Going to Be Your Biggest Customers

The world is in the thick of the millennial moment. This year, the cohort of Americans who were born between 1981 and 1996, otherwise...

The Bright Side of the Pride Rainbow

In a survey of over 4,100 LGBT consumers by INTO, Grindr’s digital magazine, and market-research firm Brand Innovators, only 15.6 percent felt “very positively”...

Too Much Cannabis Prompts Oregon to Allow Interstate Sales

SALEM, Ore. – It started in 2017 with a bumper crop of Oregon cannabis that had, by early 2019, reached a surplus of 1.3...


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West Hollywood Extends Recreational Cannabis Licenses

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – The West Hollywood City Council responded to energized local dispensary advocates by voting to allow indefinite extensions on temporary recreational...
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Columbia Care to Introduce Cannabis Credit Card Locations in Several States

Columbia Care Inc. has developed a possible solution to cash-only payments in the cannabis industry. The Columbia National Credit program (CNC card) will soon...
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Louisiana Coroner Claims Fatality Caused by THC Overdose

NEW ORLEANS – A local coroner claims to have discovered the first known THC overdose fatality, according to a report in the New Orleans...
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California Appeals Court Rules for Prison Cannabis

SACRAMENTO – The California Court of Appeals, Third Appellate District, issued an opinion on Tuesday that effectively overturns the cases of five defendants convicted...
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What’s in Your Pocket? Small Denver Company Makes Waves in the Cannabis Industry

It’s an early rise for those of us hitting the pavement in the cannabis industry. Wiping off a daze that mirrors the after effects...