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Al Harrington Launches Cannabis Incubator for Black Entrepreneurs

A former player in the NBA, Al Harrington, has launched a cannabis incubator for Black entrepreneurs. According to TG Branfalt with Ganjapreneur.com: “Former National Basketball Association player turned cannabis entrepreneur Al Harrington is launching an incubator program for 100 Black individuals to enter the industry, CNBC reports. Harrington, CEO of… Read more »

Advice For Cannabis And CBD Advertising and Marketing

Are you in advertising and marketing for a cannabis or CBD company? Here is some advice. According to Forbes: “Jon Lowen, co-founder of Surfside.IO , a marketing platform in New York, works with cannabis industry companies on their marketing, branding, and advertising projects. He’s seen and worked through marijuana, CBD… Read more »

Cannabis Sales Continue to Soar Through The Pandemic

One industry that has not been hit as hard by COVID-19? Cannabis. According to Green Entrepreneur: “Every day, people across the United States demonstrate how legal cannabis could save the nation’s economy from the virus-caused downtown. They do so by buying record amounts of weed. “Almost all legal cannabis states… Read more »

Cresco Labs Appoints NBA Players Association Boss to Its Board

Michele Roberts, executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, has been appointed to the board of Cresco Labs. According to Ganjapreneur.com: “Cresco Labs has appointed longtime trial lawyer and Executive Director of the National Basketball Players Association Michele Roberts to its board. She is the first woman and person… Read more »

3 Tips To Futurize Your CannaBusiness With Artificial Intelligence

Looking into AI for your cannabusiness? Here are some tips to consider. According to Green Entrepreneur: “Cannabis is all the rage these days. In fact, Grand View Research reports that the global legal marijuana market is expected to hit USD $146.4 billion by 2025, meaning your CannaBusiness is either at… Read more »

Japanese Company Reportedly Creates Orange Peel-Derived CBD

One Japanese company has found a source of CBD that is not from cannabis or hemp, but from oranges. According to Ganjapreneur.com: “Japan-based Hiro International has produced CBD oil from orange peels, unveiling the product at the Cosme Tokyo cosmetics trade show, according to a Hanf magazine report. Hiro Spokesperson… Read more »

Michigan Marijuana Market ‘Maturing Rapidly’ But Faces Barriers To Growth, State Report Finds

The Michigan cannabis market has seen some growth, but there are still some roadblocks in the way of more. According to Marijuana Moment: “Michigan’s marijuana market is ‘maturing rapidly’ and stands to become a major component of the state’s economy, according to a new report commissioned by the state cannabis… Read more »

8 Important Marketing Tips for Cannabis Dispensaries

Running a dispensary? Here are some important marketing tips. According to Green Market Report: “Operating a cannabis dispensary can be a lucrative business, but only if people know it exists—and prefer it to other dispensaries in the area. Just selling cannabis isn’t enough to get you the profitability and sustainability… Read more »

Cannabis Education Arrives (Virtually) At More American Universities

Students at more American universities could see cannabis education become available. According to Forbes: “At first glance, they don’t seem to have much in common: college administrators seeking new revenue sources because their students have all gone home, and displaced workers looking into the legal cannabis industry because it’s still… Read more »

5 Things You Should Know Before Starting Up Your Cannabusiness

Looking to break into the cannabusiness market? Here are things you should know before taking the plunge. According to Green Entrepreneur: “When entrepreneurs approach me for advice on getting into the cannabis business, the first question I ask is, ‘Who are you trying to help?’ “Luckily for them, and for… Read more »

Virginia Governor Officially Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Bills Into Law

The end of May brought marijuana decriminalization to Virginia as the governor officially signed two bills into law. According to Marijuana Moment: “The governor of Virginia signed a pair of identical bills on [May 21st] to decriminalize marijuana possession in the state. “Following the lawmakers’ initial passage of the measures… Read more »

Recent Research Indicates That Cannabis Lowering IQ Is A Myth

As cannabis legalization spreads, so does more knowledge on the plant that dispels some long-believed myths. According to GreenEntrepreneur.com: “Studies over the years have offered that the idea marijuana lowers your IQ. This theory belongs in the file marked, ‘Myth.’ A new study, the largest of its kind, hopes to… Read more »

3 Best Practices For Cannabis Retail Business Owners During A Crisis

Having a crisis plan in place is essential for all cannabusinesses. Here are some best practices to consider for yours. According to Kintu Patel, a contributor with Green Entrepreneur: “Retail companies across the country have been forced to adapt to the abrupt changes in consumer habits and business regulations caused… Read more »

Despite Ups and Downs, Cannabis Market Still Projected to Reach $89 Billion by 2024

One market still projected to achieve growth is the cannabis market. According to FinancialNewsMedia.com: “It seems that as the global cannabis market continues to ebb and flow, its tentacles are reaching into traditionally unrelated markets such as cosmetics, biopharmaceuticals, food & agriculture and the beverages markets. The worldwide cosmetics market… Read more »

4 Ways CBD Brands Can Market Responsibly Right Now

Now more than ever, marketing messages need to be carefully crafted. Here are some tips for CBD brands. According to Chidike Samuelson with Green Entrepreneur: “The COVID-19 epidemic has affected businesses of all kinds. But CBD-based businesses have seen an unprecedented upsurge in demand for their services, as more and… Read more »