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SBA Says Even Businesses “Indirectly Involved” In MJ industry Are Ineligible For Loans

Recent policy changes made to the lending practices of the US Small Business Administration (SBA) will now prevent legal cannabis companies from obtaining government-assisted loans — including, says the report, those involved in “marijuana-related activities.” While previous mandates against such government assistance have included ineligibility of direct cannabis businesses — that is, those that actually […]

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Black Market Dealers Are Scamming The Cannabis Delivery System — How Are Police, Dispensaries Fighting Back?

A service some cannabis-legal states have offered as a luxury to both medical marijuana patients and recreational buyers alike is having some unintended consequences in helping the black market flourish, according to cannabis industry business owners and government authorities. Andrew Jolley, owner of The+Source dispensaries in the Las Vegas Valley, says he and several other […]

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It’s 420, And We Mean Business: Top Tips For Embarking On Your Exciting New Cannabis Career

When first I read that BigMike Straumietis is creating The Next Marijuana Millionaire™ reality competition show to help some lucky person become the next cannabis success story, I was inspired to share what I know about starting, planning, and ultimately succeeding in the cannabiz world. I’ve been mostly a black-market cannabis business entrepreneur, but I’ve […]

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