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Cannabis tourism is growing at a fast clip, drawing thousands of people — and millions of dollars — to states where adult use of cannabis is legal.
Constellation Brands Inc., which for seven decades has made its money off beer, wine and whiskey, sees its future in a marijuana leaf.
Lagunitas, Heineken's fast-growing California beer label, bills its new brew as "hoppy sparkling water." That's because these cans of brew contain zero alcohol. 
William Wrigley jnr II, the heir to the Wrigley chewing gum fortune, is jumping into the marijuana business.
Cannabis retailer MedMen has been fighting stereotypes in its advertising for months now, featuring everyone from white-collar professionals to grandmothers as weed lovers.
It’s been estimated the cannabis industry and its spinoffs will employ 200,000 people throughout Canada.
Nevada regulators and industry insiders say the state’s first year of broad marijuana legalization has exceeded even their highest expectations, with sales and tax collections already surpassing year-end projections by 25 percent.
“[Cannabis] businesses are hiring friends and neighbors to do their books. When they hire us, they don’t know the difference between assets and liabilities.”
The Canadian unit of Molson Coors Brewing Co said on Wednesday it will form a joint venture with marijuana-producer Hydropothecary Corp to make non-alcoholic, cannabis-infused drinks for the Canadian market.
Analysts are projecting a $1 billion medical marijuana market in Florida by 2020.
Hundreds of businesspeople, consumers and enthusiasts gathered at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston on Friday to promote products and discuss ways to cultivate marijuana-related businesses in the budding industry.
“Now is the time when brands should be paying attention to how women are incorporating cannabis into their lives and figure out how they can keep up."
As more states move to legalize marijuana for medicinal or recreational use, the number of job opportunities in the industry has grown at an impressive rate, according to a recent survey conducted by online job platform Joblift.
It is a story playing out across Canada as entrepreneurs race to secure a foothold in what is expected to be a multibillion-dollar market.
Electricity consumption typically is the second-largest cost incurred by indoor cultivation facilities.
This week, the Madawaska Maliseet First Nation announced it will become the first reserve in New Brunswick to become a licensed producer of cannabis.