Can Cannabis Avoid Alcohol’s 3-Tier Distribution System?

On the road to nationwide legalization, cannabis and spirits share similar stories. But here’s the one step the cannabis industry should avoid copying, if it can.

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First in the South – Virginia’s Legalization Focuses on Public Safety, Health and Social Justice

The criminal justice reforms and commitment to repairing harms related to past prohibition of cannabis are soon to be a present-day reality. Virginia is the first Southern state to take the path towards legal adult use cannabis. It is unlikely to be the last.

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Clean Green Farming is Good for Cannabis

In this piece, Khalid-Al Naser makes his case for how Clean Green farming practices with regenerative and sustainable agriculture operations are beneficial for the cannabis industry.

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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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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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Flower-Side Chats Part 1: A Q&A with Sam Ghods, CEO of Connected

In this series, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of integrated cannabis companies and flower brands. In Part 1, Green chats with Sam Ghods, CEO at Connected, to learn more about how he got into cannabis and Connected’s product and branding strategy.

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Learning from the First Wave Part 2: California’s Cannabis Supply Chain and Vertical Integration, with a Grain of Salt

In this three-part series, cannabis lawyer and compliance expert Todd Feldman takes a look at how laws shape California’s supply chain, constrains business practices and affects the cost of doing business. In Part Two, we take a look at how regulation defines vertical integration in California.

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Q&A with Bruce Macdonald, Chairman of C21 Investments

In this article, Aaron Green sits down with Bruce Macdonald, Chairman of C21 Investments, Inc. to learn more about the how he got involved with the MSO, the company’s strategy and how C21 delivers competitive advantage in today’s market.

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