Marijuana Business Magazine Cover Stories

California Dreamin’

The Golden State is set to become the Green State – one offering enormous opportunities for marijuana entrepreneurs.
by Roger Fillion
The launch of the adult-use cannabis industry in January will transform California into the world’s largest recreational cannabis market, one that could generate more … [Continue]

Opportunities for Out-of-Towners

Non-California MJ entrepreneurs can set up shop in the Golden State, but local regulations, customs and other factors can present roadblocks by Omar Sacirbey You don’t have to hail from California to get in on what will be the biggest cannabis market in the world. … [Continue]

California Marijuana Meccas

A look at which regions, cities could offer the strongest business opportunitie Some cities and municipalities across California are rolling out the welcome mat for marijuana businesses of all stripes, while other regions are naturally ripe for business opportunities because they have large populations, ideal … [Continue]

Seizing the Opportunity

Industry veteran Steve DeAngelo looks at the opportunities and challenges presented by California’s new cannabis markets by John Schroyer Marijuana industry pioneer Steve DeAngelo knows a few things about the cannabis business. The activist and businessman co-founded a slew of California marijuana ventures, including the … [Continue]

Rough Road Ahead

California MMJ businesses preparing for recreational sales must prepare for a surge in demand, changing regulations and numerous other bumps by Bart Schaneman Fasten your seatbelts – it’s going to be a bumpy ride. Take it from cannabis industry veterans in other states who have … [Continue]

The Multibillion Dollar Question

Why it’s so difficult to estimate the size of California’s cannabis market by Chris Walsh Since launching our first Marijuana Business Factbook in 2013, we’ve been making retail sales estimates annually for every state with a cannabis industry and the nation as a whole. It’s … [Continue]

Capitalizing from Canada

Considerations for cannabis businesses north of the border that are looking to strike gold in California by Matt Lamers Canadian companies looking to enter California’s marijuana market next year will find plenty of opportunities – and a fair share of challenges. As California patches together … [Continue]

Golden State Power Players

Meet some of the policymakers and leaders who could have a big influence on California’s new regulated cannabis industry by John Schroyer and Omar Sacirbey California’s new medical and recreational marijuana programs are taking shape and will continue to evolve after their official launch in … [Continue]

Jolt to the System

MMJ businesses hoping to survive the transition to a regulated market will need to focus on compliance and prepare to spend big bucks by Omar Sacirbey Thousands of longtime medical marijuana business owners in California are about to undergo a major jolt as the state … [Continue]

Stayin’ Alive

Denver Consulting Group’s Greg Gamet predicts California’s medical marijuana industry will prosper and coexist with the state’s new adult-use industry by Omar Sacirbey California’s new medical marijuana regulatory landscape will squeeze out many existing MMJ dispensaries that fail to play by the rules. But the … [Continue]