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Keeping The Cannabis Industry SAIF: Oregon Insurance Paves The Way For Cannabusiness & Workers

Oregon’s State Accident Insurance Fund started thinking about the wellbeing of cannabis workers in 2014, the moment the Beaver State passed Measure 91 legalizing cannabis. SAIF’s Judi Croft, safety services supervisor at the nonprofit insurance provider, explains, “Our vision, mission and charter is to keep people safe, and make workers’ comp as available to as […]

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday “Up There With 4/20” As Holiday Sales Boost Cannabis Industry.

Marijuana dispensary owners in Colorado, Washington and Oregon are all too familiar with the rush of eager customers that waltz through their doors on April 20 of each year. That date, now synonymous with the plant, has traditionally resulted in most dispensaries’ highest 24-hour sales figures of the year. But as the legal cannabis industry […]

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Higher Education: Legal Cannabis Sales Boost Low-Ranking States. Here’s How This Helps Growers, Too

Before cannabis legalization, Anchorage dispensary manager Mark Engel never eclipsed more than 50 patients on even his best business days. Since recreational sales became legal in Alaska in October 2016, Engel routinely serves more than 700 customers at Alaskan Leaf dispensary. He’s neared the 1,500 mark on popular days of cannabis use, like April 20. […]

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Dispensing Of Dispensaries: How “Illegal” Marijuana Growers & Sellers Are Doing For New Customers What Legal Marketplace Can’t

Full disclosure: I’m a marijuana grower who sells cannabis products to associates and friends. I’ve done that for the past seven years and have earned an average of $9,700 per year in pure profit. I grow all the cannabis I can consume, with enough leftovers to supply a select few all the weed they need. […]

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Will Scotts Miracle-Gro, Home Depot, and Black Magic Put Hydroponics Stores Out of Business?

I’m a a hydroponics storeowner and marijuana grower. My customers tell me that what I sell in my store, and the cultivation advice we give, helps them be successful growers. Most growers count on their local hydroponics store. But hydroponics stores could disappear in a few years, because of Scotts Miracle-Gro and its subsidiary Hawthorne […]

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Make More Pot Profits By Growing Craft Marijuana

How can you as a marijuana grower stay competitive and profitable as more marijuana dispensaries selling corporate marijuana open their doors? The answer is: grow and market “craft marijuana.” The success of the home brew and craft beer industries came because people got tired of Michelob, Miller, Budweiser, and other generic beers produced by large […]

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