Green is the New Black

Cutting energy and water use while adhering to sustainable growing practices can keep you competitive and help your bottom line

By Omar Sacirbey

OutCo, a cannabis cultivation, manufacturing and retail business headquartered in San Diego County, California, marked a milestone May 7: The company harvested its final crop grown under high-pressure sodium lights. It took a couple of years to transition from the powerful but…


Preventative Medicine

A well-equipped grow, a watchful eye and friendly critters can help growers ensure their product passes state testing requirements By Joseph Peña Cannabis that fails to pass state requirements can be salvaged to avoid a costly catastrophe. But preventive measures – including investments in infrastructure … [Continue]

Good Citizenship

Giving back can help MJ companies burnish their public image, get an edge on rivals and attract customers and talent By Adrian D. Garcia Cannabis companies around the nation are finding they can get back nearly as much as they give to their local communities. … [Continue]

10 Takeaways from MJBizConNEXT

Tips to prepare yourself and your business for the future By Marijuana Business Magazine staff Specialists in the areas of cannabis cultivation, finance, infused products and more shared their professional trials and triumphs with more than 3,000 attendees at the inaugural MJBizConNEXT conference held this … [Continue]

Postponing Payment

Marijuana business owners can take steps to defray building rental costs while waiting for a license By John Rebchook It can take months for a marijuana dispensary or other business to get its license approved by regulators. A key requirement: A company must first have … [Continue]