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Retailing

Retailing
San Jose’s Airfield Supply Co. organically evolved from Executive Director Marc Matulich’s first dispensary, South Bay Healing Center. He opened the center in early 2010, a time of big-time uncertainty about the future of the industry. “At that time, most...
The Buildup for 4/20 has become epic. But is the high holiday a great opportunity for dispensary operators? While some celebrate every day at 4:20, others wait for April 20 to let loose. On this national weed day, there will...
Retailers find stable revenue streams in non-plant based products. During the past eighteen months, cannabis sales have shattered previous records. While flower still comprises 60 percent of the overall market (concentrates compose 21 percent; edibles 11 percent), accessories and merchandise...
Everything old is new again – especially the cannabis consumer. Even old timers, steeped in the culture, have had a steep learning curve with legalization and thousands of new products. Edibles? CBD? Dabs and vape rigs? Oh my. So,...
Tune in, turn on…and pick up your meds? That’s the scenario unfolding at an increasing number of Southern California cannabis dispensaries thanks to the efforts of APOP Media, which focuses on putting TV systems and interactive menus into waiting...
In 2005, Money magazine named Bainbridge Island the second-best place to live in the United States, but with addition of the ultra-charming Paper & Leaf cannabis boutique, co-founded by Blues Traveler drummer Brendan Hill, it now may be number...
How one store operator thinks about and manages his edibles inventory. Founded as Cahuenga Caregivers and incorporated with the California Secretary of State in 2006, Sherman Oaks Health Center originally was located in North Hollywood. A few years ago, zoning...
MoonMan’s Mistress founders Liz Rudner and Jamel Ramiro are tastefully disrupting the edibles industry. What do you get when you mix a creative director/health-conscious baker who has overcome two debilitating autoimmune diseases and a personal trainer pushing the envelope to...
Donna Serrato, 27, had worked for three Borders bookstores when the company declared bankruptcy in 2011. Wanting to find more stable employment in a growing industry, she transitioned to budtending. “The position at MedMen worked around my busy school schedule,...
The Oregon Cannabis Industry has gone through some serious growing pains. On October 1, 2015, some 17 months ago, early recreational sales began in Oregon. Anybody over 21 could purchase a very limited amount of cannabis, without a medical card,...

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