M&A in Cannabis: A Guide for Buyers and Sellers

M&A activity has continued to rise in the cannabis space. In this piece, we look at the evolution of the U.S. cannabis industry and some best practices and considerations for M&A deals in this environment.

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The CBD Gold Rush Is Over & It’s Great for Consumers

The survivors of the CBD market will be the ones who meaningfully innovate, making higher-quality products that the mass market can afford. That’s a great thing for consumers, even if it doesn’t bode well for some companies.

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ASTM Approves New Cannabis Standards

ASTM International’s D37 cannabis committee has recently approved a few new standards surrounding the environmental conditions for packaging, shipping and storing cannabis and hemp flower.

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The B2B Marketplace Trend Comes to Cannabis (Finally)

As more and more industries specialize, it’s no wonder ancillary services are having a renaissance and replacing the traditional one-size-fits-all model popularized decades ago. The more this industry expands, the more founders and their B2B partners need to roll with their own solutions.

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An Interview with Bespoke Financial Co-Founder & CEO George Mancheril

In this article, Aaron Green sits down with George Mancheril, co-founder and CEO of Bespoke Financial, a cannabis lender, to learn more about trends in cannabis lending and their recent partnership with Blaze.

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Transportation & Supply Issues in Cannabis Staffing: How to Get Unstuck

Providing a solid base wage with health benefits, and making it clear to current employees and job candidates that there’s an internal infrastructure of support—from HR to loyalty bonuses—is the best way to tackle the transportation and supply issues to position your company for future success.

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The Inflated THC Crisis Plaguing California Cannabis

Cannabis consumers in California are being defrauded, and it’s the Department of Cannabis Control’s fault. Lab shopping has become so widespread that labs openly advertise their higher potency values to gain customers without fear of recourse.

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An Interview with Würk CEO & Chairman, Scott Kenyon

In this article, Aaron Green sits down with Scott Kenyon, CEO and chairman of Würk, a cannabis payroll processing and human capital management service provider, to learn more about challenges companies are facing and trends in the industry.

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Don’t Go Down with the Ship: How to Create a Cash Influx for Your Cannabis Business During Hard Times

In today’s uncertain world, it can be harder than ever to keep your cannabis business in the green – and we don’t mean flower. If you’re a struggling cannabis business owner, don’t throw in the towel just yet. Here are 5 expert-approved tips to create a cash influx for your business, without drastically increasing spending.

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Senators Introduce Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act

About a year ago, the lawmakers held a press conference where they unveiled their first draft of the CAOA, calling on the public for comments and input. The bill is arguably the most comprehensive piece of cannabis legislation to date.

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