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Jeff Hale
Jeff Hale is the digital editor and SEO content strategist for mg Magazine. He earned his English degree from the University of California, Irvine, and his MBA from Chapman University. He has spent the past sixteen years in the media and communications industry, working with dozens of publications and brands including Weedmaps, Wonderbrett, Marijuana.com, Green Flower, Grove Bags, GreenBroz, HiConsumption, ISLE, Business News Daily, and Business.com.
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Getting Started with SEO: Tips and Tools to Get More Traffic in 2024

The average American spends nearly seven hours online each day, but very few people have even a basic understanding of how ranked content works....
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Rumors of 280E’s Death Were Greatly Celebrated at MJBizCon 2023

LAS VEGAS – Conference organizers love inserting a pithy catchphrase like “dare to grow” to curate an event’s atmosphere, but palpable optimism that the...
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Cannabis Excise-Tax Revenue Fell Again in Q2 2023

SUITLAND, Md. – The U.S. Census Bureau’s latest quarterly cannabis excise-tax revenue data from 2023’s second quarter showed a nearly 10-percent drop in total...
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Senate Takes Long-Awaited Step Toward Cannabis Banking Reform

WASHINGTON – The cannabis-friendly Secure and Fair Enforcement Regulation (SAFER) Banking Act is on its way to a floor vote in the Senate after...
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Analysis: Eliminating 280E Could Save 12 MSOs $700 Million Annually

NEW YORK – The twelve largest operators in the cannabis industry would save a combined total of $700 million annually if Internal Revenue Code...
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U.S. Health Officials Recommend Schedule III for Cannabis

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has recommended reclassifying cannabis from Schedule I to a less restrictive Schedule III...
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Emerald Conference Highlights Desire for Better Scientific Data

The eighth-annual Emerald Conference, an interdisciplinary cannabis science event, was an intellectual celebration of the cannabis plant for the inquisitive, data-hungry minds of the...

How Are You Running a Business without a CRM?

In an industry generating billions of dollars in revenue, it’s surprising to learn nearly half of marketers have been working with less than $50,000...

Hall of Flowers PS22: The B2B Event with Serious Consumer Appeal

Love it or hate it, cannabis industry trade shows are back in full swing for 2022. For the industry veterans who attended dozens of...