Trump Spurns Congress as He Signals Medical Marijuana Fight

President Donald Trump signaled he may ignore a congressional ban on interfering with state medical marijuana laws, arguing in a lengthy statement that he isn’t legally bound by a series of limits lawmakers imposed on him. Steve Bell, a senior adviser at the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington, said Trump’s signing statement signaled a desire to […]

Why So Many Dispensaries Are Failing at Social Media

Most business owners in the cannabis industry are missing out on a huge opportunity to scale growth, decrease advertising costs, and reach more customers. What’s that opportunity, you ask? Social media. It’s time that we get real, many cannabis dispensaries are failing in their social media endeavors. But the good news is — you don’t have to. […]

Medical Marijuana Users Outspend Recreational Consumers 3 to 1

The Washington, D.C. cannabis analytics firm found that in 2016, medical consumers shopped for cannabis every 10 days, spending an average of $136 per transaction. Adult use consumers shopped every 14 days and spent an average of $49 per transaction. Medical marijuana sales are projected to reach $5.3 billion in 2017 and account for 67 […]

Colorado issues safety guidelines for marijuana businesses

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has issued an 80-page report intended to help marijuana businesses identify health and safety hazards that could exist in their workplaces and “provide a starting point for the assessment and evaluation of occupational health hazards.” Read more from the Source: Colorado issues safety guidelines for marijuana businesses – […]

Marijuana Consumer Trends

Image Source: Key findings from the Eaze report on marijuana consumer trends – Business Insider   “Do you even vape, bro?” The answer is increasingly, “Yes.” according to report on marijuana consumer trends   Checkout this great read, from Business Insider, regarding purchasing trends in California as of 2016. Eaze, dubbed the “Uber for pot,” released a […]