Leaders in Cannabis Formulations: Part 2

In this series of articles, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of industry scientists and executives leading cannabis formulation companies. In Part 2, Green chats with Jesse Lopez, CEO and Founder of Geocann, a global cannabis organization based in Fort Collins, Colorado with technical formulation expertise and the exclusive global rights to multi-patented drug delivery system technologies.

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Five Things Every Cannabis Business Needs Before They Open

From licensing and bank accounts to installing the right shelves, here are a few things you should know before you open your doors to the public. Obviously, there’s going to be a lot of other hurdles and requirements that come with starting a business – but by remembering these five things, you’ll be off to a much better start than many others.

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A Look at the Rise Of The East Coast Cannabis Market

With New York, New Jersey and Virginia legalizing adult use cannabis recently, there are a lot of new market opportunities afoot on the East Coast. In this piece, Chistov analyzes how the market differentiates from the West.

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Virginia Finalizes Legalization Plan

On July 1, 2021, Virginia will officially legalize adult use cannabis, following the state’s legislature approving the governor’s amendments to their plan. The state of Virginia has now finalized their legalization plans, setting in motion the launch of the very first legal adult use cannabis market in the American South.

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New Mexico Poised to Legalize Adult Use Cannabis

Legislators in New Mexico have finalized a bill that establishes a regulatory framework for legalizing adult use cannabis sales. The bill heads to Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s desk, where she is expected to sign it soon.

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Digital Marketing Tips to Help Grow Your Cannabis Business

With the cannabis industry booming, following rules and regulations of marketing and advertising can be tedious, but there are organic ways to use digital marketing to reach more customers.

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Implement These Tips to Quickly Fortify Cannabis Dispensaries

In the past year, more than 120 burglaries at dispensaries occurred in Portland, Oregon. With a number of cannabis thefts hitting the news recently, it’s clear that retailers need to have more robust security measures in place.

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A Q&A with Matt Hawkins, Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Entourage Effect Capital

In this article, Aaron Green sits down with Matt Hawkins, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Entourage Effect Capital to learn more about his investment philosophy and get his perspective on recent trends in the cannabis industry.

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FDA Issues Warning Letters on Marketing and Sale of OTC CBD Products

The FDA issued warning letters to two companies this month, alleging FD&C Act violations stemming from marketing new drugs without approval. Companies marketing CBD products should be careful not to market OTC drugs containing CBD.

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Cannabis & Chemicals: Why Glove Sourcing is Vital

Focusing on quality in the cannabis industry doesn’t just mean quality in cannabis, it should also speak to the quality of your supplies, equipment and materials. In this case study, an FDA-compliant food grade glove was the cause of a cannabis product recall.

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