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Hazy and LUCHADOR MOTA-MANIA Photo Gallery

Latina-owned cannabis brand LUCHADOR teamed up with LA event producers Hazy to throw Motamania: a huge cannabis-themed Lucha Libre show on a rooftop in...
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A New York State of Unwind

When Standard Dose opened its doors on Broadway in New York City in May 2019, the hemp craze hadn’t yet hit peak saturation. Curiosity...
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Planet 13 OC Believes in the Marketing Magic of Spectacles

Only a handful of cannabis retailers in the United States enjoy what could be considered national recognition. The select few have achieved their status...
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Designs of the Times

With thirty-seven states, four territories, and the District of Columbia allowing for at least medical sale and use of cannabis products, dispensaries have become...
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Spring 2022 Buyers’ Guide: New Product Roundup

New cannabis products are coming into the market at an incredible clip, and customers are embracing the diversity on shelves. Standards of manufacturing, cultivation,...
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Cannabist Integrates Design and Technology in New Ways

Columbia Care's nationwide dispensary chain gets a retail refresh. In today’s patchy market, developing a national cannabis retail brand with staying power is an unenviable...
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Josephine & Billie’s: Honoring the Past While Pursuing Social Equity

National media hype surrounding a new dispensary opening typically is reserved only for when cannabis plants a big green flag somewhere audacious — like...
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Cannabis Trade Show Strategies

After a year-and-a-half break while the world reeled and readjusted to the COVID-19 pandemic, events came roaring back in the second half of 2021....
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Superette’s Retro Bodegas are Stylishly Avant-Garde

A 2019 Harvard Business Review article titled “Why Constraints are Good for Innovation” investigated the positive influence restrictions have on creative thinking and problem-solving....
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Pure Options Brings the Top Shelf to Mid-Michigan

Of all the states to watch in the United States cannabis market right now, few are as exciting as Michigan. The third-largest market by...

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