The image many Americans have of High Times is a magazine that symbolizes counterculture, sitting in the corner of a dorm room, maybe on a beanbag chair. Inside its pages: closeup shots depicting sparkling, sticky nuggets of marijuana.
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The Rebranding of Reefer: Savvy Startups Work to Class Up Cannabis and Fight the Stoner Stigma – Marijuana News
The players are investing in sharp packaging, refined logos, retail design and the talent to build on their progress.
Pot advertising may hold great promise for the future. But at present that promise is, if you’ll excuse the pun, mostly smoke.
Jaime Lewis, the founder of Mountain Medicine, blends her culinary expertise with her knowledge of weed in order to make edibles that don't taste like crap. We talked to the chef-turned-weed-chef about cooking with cannabis and the industry's future.
DENVER (AP) -- States that have legalized pot are taking a fresh look at making it easier for out-of-state investors to get in the weed business, saying the industry's ongoing difficulty in banking means they need new options to finance expansion.
Wall Street investors are deciding it's time to just say yes to marijuana as legalization of cannabis in more U.S. states has them smelling money-making opportunities.
Selling pot is no longer a private deal. Terra Tech, a cannabis-focused agriculture company, announced its acquisition of the California-based Blum Oakland dispensary on Tuesday.
Two Rivers Water & Farming Co. said it's raised $5.5 million to support its subsidiary that builds greenhouses for marijuana growers.
A plan backed by Silicon Valley billionaire Sean Parker to legalize recreational use of marijuana in California is on the path to the November ballot, potentially bringing more than $1bn a year in tax revenue, according to legislative analysts.
Forcing Federal Reserve to bank on pot credit union would give approval to criminal activity, federal judge says.
A broken neck in a surfing accident triggered a dramatic career change for Derek Peterson, a former Wall Street banker who now heads listed cannabis company Terra Tech.
California cannabis prohibition is costing the state about $1 billion per year in lost tax revenue that’s sorely needed for social services, a new analysis from the state’s Department of Finance reports this December 21.
The rapidly growing marijuana industry — legal to some degree in much of the country — is providing a still-small but potentially fertile bed of opportunity for companies in Wisconsin and other states where the drug remains outlawed.
DENVER (AP) -- Snoop Dogg has his own line of marijuana. So does Willie Nelson. Melissa Etheridge has a marijuana-infused wine. As the fast-growing marijuana industry emerges from the black market and starts looking like a mainstream industry, there's a scramble to brand and trademark pot products.
EUGENE, Ore. - 2015 marks the first holiday season for recreational marijuana in Oregon. For many local pot shops, sales around Christmas day were holly jolly.
Colorado's pot industry is a cash business. A small credit union wants to change that. – Marijuana News
Calling itself the "littlest David" battling the "biggest Goliath," a fledgling Colorado credit union took the Federal Reserve to court Monday in a case that may determine whether the cannabis industry will bank openly or continue to operate almost entirely in cash.
Pot’s not green. The $3.5 billion U.S. cannabis market is emerging as one of the nation’s most power-hungry industries, with the 24-hour demands of thousands of indoor growing sites taxing aging electricity grids and unraveling hard-earned gains in energy conservation.
Cannabis entrepreneur and activist Steve DeAngelo long hated the idea of corporations entering the marijuana industry. But today, DeAngelo thinks partnerships with these giants are crucial for the success of the industry.
Colorado Marijuana Tourism: Cannabis Tours, Bud Hotels Popular With Visitors, But State Won't Market Legal Pot To Travelers – Marijuana News
Nearly two years after recreational pot sales became legal across the state, state tourism officials have continued to downplay Colorado's weed tourism, with some officials going as far as to deny the lure of cannabis culture — against all evidence.
A recent Colorado Tourism Office survey of summer travelers shows 48 percent were influenced by legal recreational pot.