PORTLAND, Ore. -- Recreational marijuana is bringing in more revenue than originally anticipated. And with all that money, comes a boost in tourism. The latest venture is the Bridgetown Weed Tour and its mobile smoking lounge.
Comparing legal marijuana sales to the annual revenue of nine popular food and beverages brands proves to be no comparison at all.
Legal pot startups brought in more than $200 million from investors last year, more than twice what they had in 2014.
The legalization of marijuana has brought a bumper crop of weed-laced foodstuffs, from cookies and candies to sodas—and now, coffee.
The weed industry is becoming a legitimate economic engine. Sales of legal marijuana in the US are estimated to more than double by 2020, as is the broader economic impact of the industry, a new report predicts.
Kathleen Burke ~ Marketwatch.com~
A new wave of legal-weed entrepreneurs wants to put the dope in your doppio. And the potential profits from a mashup of coffee and caffeine are, well, high.
NEW YORK (FOX 5 NEWS) - Marijuana is becoming big business. As more states legalize it for medical and even recreational use, companies are looking to cash in.
Bruce Kennedy ~ Weedworthy ~
How good communications from your cannabis business can help advance the national dialogue on marijuana legalization.
Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy.com ~
How a former cosmetics industry executive is looking to break new ground with a new line of hemp-derived products.
Everything from high-tech advancements in edible weed to big-data analysis can be seen at this year's New West Summit in San Francisco.
NEGRIL, Westmoreland -- President of the Westmoreland Hemp and Ganja Farmers Association Ras Iyah is urging the Government to "align" with other countries to secure a slice of the international marijuana market.
Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~
As the legal pot industry grows, so do concerns over the security of cannabis products, as well as on-site cash, company employees and customers.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- Tribes across the U.S. are finding marijuana is risky business nearly a year after a Justice Department policy indicated they could grow and sell pot under the same guidelines as states.
It’s time to take America’s legal marijuana market seriously. As voters in more states embrace legalized marijuana sales, the burgeoning cannabis industry has gone from a curiosity to a bona fide booming market.
SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Thanks to changing federal and state regulations, the marijuana industry in California is booming. And now women are taking the lead and breaking through the "grass ceiling."
DENVER — Normally, when a company based in one state wants to sell products in another state, it starts calling truckers. For Strainz, a Las Vegas marijuana company, it was more complicated.
Kathleen Burke ~ MarketWatch.com ~
When Colorado legalised cannabis possession in 2014, the anticipated ‘Green Rush’ of dope tourists didn’t quite happen. But the first stoners’ B&B in Denver is now leading the way.
With jurisdictions around the country legalizing pot for recreational and medicinal use, budding groups like Women Grow are rising to the forefront of what had been an illegal black market dominated by men.
With 420 right around the corner, Nike is getting ready to release a brand new pair of kicks designed specifically for weed’s high holy day. This year’s cannabis-themed SB Dunk Highs are going with a sleek “spaced out” look.
While a Silicon Valley company can legally protect its most valuable technology with federal patents, cannabis companies cannot secure their core products as long as the federal government continues to classify marijuana as an illegal drug on par with heroin — one with “no accepted medical use.”
"I would look and I would think to myself what can I put here? What can we do? It hit me. This could be a medical marijuana facility."
The legalization of cannabis for medical purposes and/or recreation in more states has fueled interest in cannabis packaging in recent years. And now legal marijuana cultivation is providing the key ingredient for a new, sustainable packaging material.
Jessica Contrera ~ Washington Post ~
If Ohio votes yes on marijuana legalization on Tuesday, the Cincinnati native and long-ago leading man of “Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica” will automatically become one of the top weed kingpins in the Buckeye State.
The 2016 election helped pave the way.
Cannabis industry thought leaders share some thoughts on how the Trump administration may affect them.
While cannabis curiosity is still at odds with social stigmas, tours with Cultivating Spirits or a stay at 420-friendly Breck Haus are enlightening options to explore.
Marijuana has only just recently become legal in parts of the US, but that’s not stopping some of the biggest names in music from getting into the business.