Amy T. Margolis remembers the pivotal moment she decided enough was enough. Having worked as an attorney specializing in the cannabis industry since 2012, she was used to often being the only woman in the room. But when she hosted a meeting at her hotel during MJBizCon in Las Vegas and received a less than […]
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It pains me to admit that within the cannabis industry, I’ve seen people do many terrible things to one another. Until the arrival of statewide and nationwide legalization, such as that of California and Canada, our industry was an unregulated anarchist black market, attracting a high percentage of reckless people who don’t play by any […]
In this, the first decade of legal cannabis in America, we’re in the midst of lawmaking and regulations that are shaping the industry. The consequential effects of these new rules are of course having an impact on sales, especially for small-scale providers. And because these rules and regulations are not centralized, those legal US states […]
As the cannabis industry merges its hoodies and Carhartts with three-piece suits and Brooks Brothers loafers, a steady bass beat of IPOs is currently sounding like music to investors’ ears. And for those marijuana companies debuting on US stock markets, like the New York Stock Exchange or Nasdaq, it is effectively signaling to the world […]
As things currently stand, different states that have legalized adult-use cannabis have different requirements for how marijuana products must be labeled. A large part of the debate over labeling is related to portion control, with many policymakers and cannabis critics complaining that more potent marijuana products can cause people to be overly inebriated if they […]
Puffragette [puff-ruh-jet]: A woman (or man) who is working for gender parity, social justice and environmental sustainability in the cannabis industry. Nowadays, we have access to a plethora of classic stoner movies, right at the flick of a button: Pineapple Express, Dazed and Confused, The Big Lebowski, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, Harold […]
Historically, anti-cannabis campaigns have targeted people of color. Nearly a hundred years ago, prohibition was racialized initially against Mexican immigrants, following the Mexican Revolution of 1910 when a wave of newcomers headed north and cannabis became associated with Hispanic migrants. Despite claims these immigrants “introduced” the plant to the United States, there were many people […]
It’s no secret that currently, despite the burgeoning legalization of marijuana in a majority of states, for legitimate cannabis companies it’s still difficult to advertise their products compared to other kinds of business sectors. That’s because advertising outlets — including the largest, most visible ones, like Facebook and Google — don’t allow drug-related businesses (unless […]
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