• A Look at the Rise Of The East Coast Cannabis Market
    by Aaron Biros on April 9, 2021 at 8:32 pm

    With New York, New Jersey and Virginia legalizing adult use cannabis recently, there are a lot of new market opportunities afoot on the East Coast. In this piece, Chistov analyzes how the market differentiates from the West. The post A Look at the Rise Of The East Coast Cannabis Market appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • Virginia Finalizes Legalization Plan
    by Aaron Biros on April 8, 2021 at 2:37 pm

    On July 1, 2021, Virginia will officially legalize adult use cannabis, following the state’s legislature approving the governor’s amendments to their plan. The state of Virginia has now finalized their legalization plans, setting in motion the launch of the very first legal adult use cannabis market in the American South. The post Virginia Finalizes Legalization Plan appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • Political & Corporate Lobbying Influences Emerge in Cannabis
    by Aaron Biros on April 6, 2021 at 6:06 pm

    Two new lobbying coalitions have emerged recently in the cannabis legalization movement, sparking some support, some backlash and mounting skepticism. One is backed by the Koch family and conservative thinktanks and another by the tobacco and alcohol industries. The post Political & Corporate Lobbying Influences Emerge in Cannabis appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • New Mexico Poised to Legalize Adult Use Cannabis
    by Aaron Biros on April 1, 2021 at 4:18 pm

    Legislators in New Mexico have finalized a bill that establishes a regulatory framework for legalizing adult use cannabis sales. The bill heads to Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s desk, where she is expected to sign it soon. The post New Mexico Poised to Legalize Adult Use Cannabis appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • Digital Marketing Tips to Help Grow Your Cannabis Business
    by Aaron Biros on April 1, 2021 at 3:24 pm

    With the cannabis industry booming, following rules and regulations of marketing and advertising can be tedious, but there are organic ways to use digital marketing to reach more customers. The post Digital Marketing Tips to Help Grow Your Cannabis Business appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • 2021 Cannabis Cultivation Virtual Conference
    by Aaron Biros on March 23, 2021 at 7:23 pm

    The Cannabis Cultivation Virtual Conference. Check out sessions from the March 23, 2021 event such as: A Guidance on an Integrated Lifecycle of Designing a Cultivation Operation, Why CBD Companies Should Go Organic and The Beginner’s Guide to Integrated Pest Management. The post 2021 Cannabis Cultivation Virtual Conference appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • National Ag Day: An Interview with Industry Leaders Disrupting Agriculture in Positive Ways
    by Aaron Biros on March 23, 2021 at 1:06 pm

    National Agriculture Day is an event held by the Agriculture Council of America to promote awareness of agriculture’s vital role in our society. In this piece, Aaron Green interviews three industry leaders to gain an industry perspective on agricultural innovation in cannabis and hemp. The post National Ag Day: An Interview with Industry Leaders Disrupting Agriculture in Positive Ways appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • Flower-Side Chats Part 3: A Q&A with Harvey Craig, CEO Harvey’s All Naturals and Co-Founder of Boot Ranch Farms
    by Aaron Biros on March 23, 2021 at 1:05 pm

    In this series, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of integrated cannabis companies and flower brands. In Part 3, Green chats with Harvey Craig, CEO Harvey’s All Naturals and co-founder of Boot Ranch Farms, to learn more about their sustainable farming practices and how they process their material for wellness products. The post Flower-Side Chats Part 3: A Q&A with Harvey Craig, CEO Harvey’s All Naturals and Co-Founder of Boot Ranch Farms appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • The Ten Biggest Mistakes When Building a Cultivation Facility
    by Aaron Biros on March 16, 2021 at 5:02 pm

    Here are ten of the biggest and most common mistakes that companies tend to make when building out a new cannabis cultivation facility. The post The Ten Biggest Mistakes When Building a Cultivation Facility appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • Mark Your Calendars: The Cannabis Cultivation Virtual Conference Returns
    by Aaron Biros on March 10, 2021 at 6:53 pm

    On March 23, 2021, Cannabis Industry Journal is hosting our annual Cannabis Cultivation Virtual Conference. From Noon EST to 5 pm, you’ll get access to nine veterans of the cultivation market. The post Mark Your Calendars: The Cannabis Cultivation Virtual Conference Returns appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • GMPs & Cannabis Manufacturing
    by Aaron Biros on February 24, 2021 at 3:50 pm

    Kathleen May, Founder of Triskele Quality Solutions, provides a roadmap to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) compliance for manufacturers in the cannabis industry. The post GMPs & Cannabis Manufacturing appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • Learning from the First Wave Part 2: California’s Cannabis Supply Chain and Vertical Integration, with a Grain of Salt
    by Aaron Biros on February 9, 2021 at 7:24 pm

    In this three-part series, cannabis lawyer and compliance expert Todd Feldman takes a look at how laws shape California’s supply chain, constrains business practices and affects the cost of doing business. In Part Two, we take a look at how regulation defines vertical integration in California. The post Learning from the First Wave Part 2: California’s Cannabis Supply Chain and Vertical Integration, with a Grain of Salt appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • The (Arrested) Rise of Craft Cannabis in Canada
    by Aaron Biros on February 9, 2021 at 6:30 pm

    While the cannabis legalization story in Canada has had its bumps, the clear path forward for greater legal market success lies in increased support for micro-cultivators. By increasing support for these small-scale producers to navigate regulatory requirements, more will be able to enter the legal market and actually compete against their illicit counterparts. The post The (Arrested) Rise of Craft Cannabis in Canada appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • Integrating a Culture of Quality Into the Cannabis Industry
    by Aaron Biros on February 1, 2021 at 2:36 pm

    Cannabis businesses know that compliance with state regulations are critical to surviving, but overlook the benefits of a quality management system that can allow them to thrive. The post Integrating a Culture of Quality Into the Cannabis Industry appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • Due Diligence for Suppliers & Cannabis Supply Chain Partners
    by Aaron Biros on January 28, 2021 at 10:47 pm

    Ensuring accountability across the supply chain means selectively choosing partners who share the same values of integrity and professionalism. Compliance affects most everyone in the supply chain and the loss of any operator hurts the entire industry. The post Due Diligence for Suppliers & Cannabis Supply Chain Partners appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.