No Apologies

Adam Bierman has transformed MedMen into a marijuana industry powerhouse — despite ruffling feathers along the way by Omar Sacirbey On a recent June afternoon, MedMen CEO Adam Bierman fielded questions from 47 deep-pocketed investors seated at white-cloth tables inside Manhattan’s swank 21 Club. His goal: raise money for a new $250 million cannabis investment fund MedMen launched on June … [Continue]

Let’s make a (Real Estate) Deal

Financial sweeteners and a professional approach can help win over a wary landlord by John Rebchook Marijuana retailers and growers have sometimes been forced to pay two to four times the market rate when leasing a building. At first blush, negotiating a reasonable deal may … [Continue]

Crop Storage Strategies

Proper storage is crucial – otherwise cannabis growers risk seeing their harvest go bad and their profits vanish down the drain by Bart Schaneman A poorly stored marijuana crop can destroy your profits before your cannabis ever reaches the market. “You can take four months … [Continue]

Alternative Advertising

Barred from social media advertising, hemp-based CBD companies use education, SEO and physicians to reach consumers by Margaret Jackson With the market for hemp-based CBD products booming, dozens of companies have surfaced across the country to pump capsules, oils and other goods into a market … [Continue]

Part Art, Part Science

Some edibles makers go the extra mile – using not only culinary but mathematical know-how to ensure accurate dosing of products by Omar Sacirbey Accurate and consistent dosing of edibles is among the biggest challenges facing the cannabis industry. Marijuana businesses can earn a bad … [Continue]