Modern Family

The Peckhams are discovering the trials and tribulations of operating a marijuana business in an extremely tough market by Omar Sacirbey Like many cannabis entrepreneurs, Amy Peckham and her daughters decided to get into the medical marijuana business in part for personal reasons. The trio started the vertically integrated cannabis company Etain Health in New York after watching the family’s … [Continue]

Testing the Testers

Advice on finding a reputable cannabis lab by John Schroyer Questionable results. A lack of scientific expertise. Pricing that sounds too good to be true. Welcome to the wild world of marijuana testing, where a lack of federal oversight and an absence of industry standards … [Continue]

Extraction Insight: Mastering the Big Balancing Act

Building a successful extraction company involves managing potency, purity and quality by John Schroyer Cannabis extraction is anything but simple. It requires science, creativity and an ability to appeal to customers with high-quality products that deliver more than just a strong hit of THC. It … [Continue]

The 411 on Cannabis Crowdfunding

Emerging financing option ideal for some MJ companies, but patience and due diligence required by Roger Fillion You want to raise money to start or expand your marijuana business, and the idea of reaching out to potential investors through crowdfunding sounds appealing. Crowdfunding allows companies … [Continue]

Election Night Do’s and Don’t

by Roger Fillion All eyes in the marijuana industry will be glued to TVs come election night, which promises to be a historic time for cannabis. The rest of the nation, and a good chunk of the world, will be tuning in as well. Reporters … [Continue]