Marijuana Business Magazine Cover Stories

Tapping into Terpenes

MJ businesses can harness plant-based flavor and aroma compounds to expand product opportunities, generate revenue By Bart Schaneman Cannabis companies that want to go beyond THC and CBD content can focus on a part of the plant that’s increasingly front-of-mind for consumers: terpenes. These plant-based … [Continue]

Understanding the ‘Entourage Effect’

Many marijuana and terpene enthusiasts believe the unique effects of individual plants are the result of THC working in concert with other cannabinoids and terpenes. Proponents of this phenomenon call it the “entourage effect.” [Continue]

Cashing in on the Terpene Trend

Cannabis companies hoping to capitalize on consumer interest in terpenes need to consider a host of factors – the product they want to offer, the type of terpenes they plan to use (cannabis versus botanical) and the effect the product will deliver to consumers. Consumers … [Continue]

Terpene Cultivation Tips

When it comes to growing cannabis for maximum terpene yields, selecting the proper strain with the terpene profile and effects you’re looking for is an important first step. [Continue]

Easy Does It

It’s one thing to add botanically derived terpenes to your vape cartridges or infused products, but to extract highly volatile terpenes from cannabis requires a deft hand and attention to detail. [Continue]

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 … [Continue]

Going Global

The international cannabis market offers multibillion-dollar opportunities for North American MJ businesses North American cannabis entrepreneurs who think it’s too early to be looking at international opportunities should think again. The plane is boarding. In Canada, several federally licensed cultivation companies – ranging from Canopy … [Continue]

8 Hot International Cannabis Jobs

By Bart Schaneman It’s taken a while for the needle to move on cannabis legalization. Individual U.S. states and the Canadian government were among the first to push it forward, creating tens of thousands of jobs along the way. Now the rest of the world … [Continue]

4 Nations to Watch in the Hemp Market

By Kristen Nichols The United States may be driving innovation in international marijuana markets, but when it comes to hemp, U.S. producers are scrambling to catch up with established trade opportunities for a crop that has long been legal in other countries. Hemp is taking … [Continue]

A World of Opportunity

By Omar Sacirbey and Matt Lamers The international legal marijuana business landscape has blossomed from a handful of countries a few years ago to more than two dozen today. Legalized medical cannabis can be found in at least one country on every habitable continent. The … [Continue]