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Debt Financing Is on the Rise

With cannabis stock prices stalling and sliding over the past few years, companies increasingly have turned to debt financing as a means of raising...
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Unleashing the Mighty Power of Intellectual Property

After Atlanta pharmacist Dr. John Pemberton invented the recipe for Coca-Cola in 1886, sales for the first year totaled about $50. Two years later,...
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Are Delayed Tax Payments a Viable Capital Allocation Strategy?

Notorious Mafia kingpin Al Capone never filed a federal income tax return, claiming he had no taxable income. Before he was convicted of tax...
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Medical and Adult-Use Pricing Trends

As new states open their doors to the cannabis industry, companies that win licenses are faced with some important choices regarding where and how...
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How Curaleaf CEO Matt Darin Drives Revenue in a Tough Market

In April, cannabis giant Curaleaf received a disconcerting notification from the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC) indicating regulators planned to deny license renewals...

Cannabis Companies Weigh Pros and Cons in Southern Medical Markets

Over the past decade, cannabis companies have been eager to jump into the mix as new states open licensing programs and new consumers have...
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How Automation Is Helping Cannabis Companies Survive the Slump

While robots and artificially intelligent digital bots start to land exotic jobs in manufacturing, agriculture, and other types of industrial production, smart cannabis companies...
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The Industry Wagons are Loaded Up and Moving East

The West Coast always will be known as the birthplace of the modern cannabis industry, but the past decade has proved being a first...
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Adam Bierman Returns

When Adam Bierman started his journey in the cannabis industry in 2008, he was a California kid with a brash personality and ambitions to...
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Is There a Solution to the Cash Crunch?

While the past few years have been no picnic for companies struggling to turn a profit, it looks like 2023 could be the most...