Marijuana Business Magazine Cover Stories

Empire Builders

How a prominent infused products company has cemented partnerships with other businesses to fuel its national expansion by Omar Sacirbey The founders of Dixie Brands compare their business to one of the largest consumer products companies in the world, a behemoth that has developed a … [Continue]

No Room for Error

Experts give their tips and advice for how to perfect the fractional distillation process by Bart Schaneman Fractional distillation is more science than art, and there’s no room for mistakes. If done right, it can produce the purest, most potent THC product available. We’re talking … [Continue]

Tapping the Tourist Market

Rec stores can use various strategies to lure vacationers, business travelers and cannatourists by Omar Sacirbey Recreational marijuana retailers looking to pump up their sales should take a close look at their approach to luring tourists, one of the most lucrative segments of the adult-use … [Continue]

A Little Help From Your Friends

Six tips when tapping friends and family to help finance your cannabis company by John Rebchook Fresh out of business school in 1962, Phil Knight hit up his father for a $50 loan to launch what would become one of the planet’s most iconic brands: … [Continue]

Know Your Nutrients

How to take your crop quality and yield to the next level by Omar Sacirbey For cannabis cultivators seeking to distinguish their product in an increasingly saturated market, advanced nutrients can make the difference. “It’s not hard to produce B+, A cannabis, but the nutrients … [Continue]

Movin’ On Up

How edibles companies can scale to mass production by Bart Schaneman An ambitious marijuana edibles manufacturer can’t make products by hand forever. Many companies that make infused drinks, candies and other goodies are finding that it’s necessary to scale up in the rapidly growing, increasingly … [Continue]

What’s Happening: National and State News Developments

By Roger Fillion National Two major universities received nearly $20 million in donations for marijuana-related studies. The University of Miami’s Project to Cure Paralysis and Miller School of Medicine received a $16 million grant from Scythian Bioscience to research whether a CBD-based pill can reduce … [Continue]

Industry Snapshot: Security Services

Data, trends and challenges by John Schroyer To state the obvious: Marijuana is valuable. So is everything involved in growing, processing, transporting and selling it. That value, along with plenty of state and local government rules requiring marijuana companies to implement security measures, has given … [Continue]

Preparing Your Business for Trump

Five Questions With Consultant Avis Bulbulyan by John Schroyer As the calendar flipped to 2017, marijuana executives and investors had one question on their minds: What will happen to the cannabis sector under Donald Trump? It’s possible President Trump or someone in his administration has … [Continue]

The Tipping Point

November’s historic elections will create massive opportunities for entrepreneurs and propel the industry forward, but uncertainty looms by Marijuana Business Magazine staff Oh, what a night! On the evening of Nov. 8, 2016, voters in eight states approved significant marijuana-related ballot measures, ushering in countless … [Continue]