Marijuana Business Magazine Cover Stories

Cover Story: What’s Next for Infused Products

Shaking up your cannabis-infused product line is one way to appeal to new consumers and excite loyal brand enthusiasts. But where do you start? Consistently dosed, cannabis-infused food and beverage products with inventive flavor profiles will continue to win with consumers, manufacturers agree. But leveraging … [Continue]

Cover Story: Building A Multistate Brand

A growing number of cannabis-infused product manufacturers are using licensing agreements and manufacturing partnerships to have their products produced and sold in new marijuana markets. It’s a sound strategy for growth, said Kristi Knoblich Palmer, co-founder of Kiva Confections, an Oakland, California-based infused product manufacturer … [Continue]

Cover Story: Science Project

By nature, cannabis oil is hydrophobic. In other words, it doesn’t mix with water. And that presents an obvious and difficult challenge for manufacturers that want to create a THC- or CBD-infused beverage without an oil slick on the surface. “You have to take the … [Continue]

Cover Story: The Latest Canadian Intel

Infused product manufacturers will get a crack at selling edibles, beverages, extracts and topicals in Canada when those items likely become legal later this year. But the proposed rules unveiled last December by the country’s health department present multiple challenges, too. Below, Matei Olaru, the … [Continue]

Cover Story: Elevating Edibles

For years, a number of award-winning and deeply experienced chefs have been curating private, cannabis-infused meals for high-rolling clients. Now, more of these trained chefs are leveraging their know-how to craft branded lines of infused edibles and beverages, either on their own or in partnership … [Continue]

Salary Survey 2019

Payroll is the biggest expense for most companies. But how does your organizationʼs salary schedule compare to others in your state and the cannabis industry as a whole? For this special issue, the staff of Marijuana Business Magazine collected data from HempStaff, Vangst, Viridian Staffing … [Continue]

Salary Survey: On the Money

Cannabis industry workers and executives can earn more than their mainstream counterparts, Marijuana Business Magazine salary survey finds Cannabis pays. From trimmers, stock clerks and budtenders to master growers, chief extractors and C-suite executives, all are more likely to make at least as much or … [Continue]

Salary Survey: State Differences

Cannabis jobs in Maryland consistently pay more than other states in all categories for which Marijuana Business Magazine collected data. Maryland’s medical marijuana industry raked in nearly $100 million in its first year of operations—more than the combined first year medical sales in Illinois, Massachusetts … [Continue]

Salary Survey: Doing the Deal

You’ve been offered the job. But can you get the salary you want? Of course—provided you know the fundamentals of negotiating, said Tony Perzow, CEO of You Suck at Negotiating, his negotiation training and consulting firm in Venice Beach, California. Perzow, who’s trained executives in … [Continue]

Salary Survey: The Hottest Job Markets?

The cannabis job market continues to grow as more states get their medical and recreational programs up and running and other states move toward legalization. So, which states are expected to have the hottest job markets in the near future—and what jobs will be in … [Continue]