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The Snowball Effect of Unpaid Bills

“The check is in the mail” appears to be the new mantra of the United States cannabis industry. While delinquent payments sadly have been...
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Jason Vedadi’s Vision for the Cannabis Market’s Future

Numerous skills are necessary to succeed as an entrepreneur, and having experience and acumen in real estate and finance are certainly high on that...
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A Post-280E Preview

While federal legalization is the ultimate goal for our industry, most cannabis professionals probably would list the elimination of Internal Revenue Code Section 280E...
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These New Markets Will Bolster the Industry in 2024

Making predictions about new markets in the cannabis industry is always a risky proposition. But now that the Midwest and East Coast markets are...
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SAFER Banking is No Magic Bullet

When the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act was introduced in 2017, both Democrats and Republicans were optimistic Congress would pass the bill,...
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The Frightening Reality of Synthetic Products

There is no shortage of unintended legislative consequences in the brief history of legal cannabis, but the 2018 Agricultural Improvement Act—popularly known as the...
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Q&A with Wana Brands CFO Sandy Li

In July, industry behemoths Trulieve Cannabis Corp. and WM Technology (parent company of Weedmaps) experienced a C-suite shakeup when their chief financial officers resigned....
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How to Sell More Flower

In nearly every state, the trend is the same: As cannabis products are introduced to a newbie consumer market, flower sales start off strong...
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Under the Bright Lights with Fohse’s Mike Howard and Alex Gerard

In retrospect, it’s hard to believe there ever was a question about whether light-emitting-diode (LED) illumination is the future of commercial cultivation. Even three...
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How to Survive the Commodity Trap  

In the 1980s, American farmers confronted a major economic crisis that changed the landscape of rural America and resulted in a near collapse of...