Marijuana Business Magazine Cover Stories

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]

Tapping the Booze Business

Hemp, CBD and extraction companies can crack the infused alcoholic beverage market but must navigate a regulatory thicket By Vicky Uhland When Prohibition was repealed in 1933, small, local brewers and distillers were the first to get back into the alcohol business. Many either grew … [Continue]

In Search of the Perfect Cure

Two veteran growers explain why you can cure newly harvested marijuana in a matter of days, not weeks or months By Omar Sacirbey In an ideal world, cultivators would have the luxury of time when it comes to drying and curing their cannabis. They’d take … [Continue]

Passing the Baton

How cannabis CEOs who founded companies can tell when it’s time to call it quits and appoint a successor By Margaret Jackson When is a good time to give up the responsibilities of the corner office? It’s a question that confronts a growing number of … [Continue]

Trends and Hot topics: California’s Cannabis Cannibals

Legal MJ businesses in the Golden State are blowing the whistle on unlicensed operators to protect their own bottom lines By John Schroyer It recently emerged that California regulators were trying to force perhaps the biggest online advertiser of marijuana retailers – Weedmaps.com – to … [Continue]

Hemp Notebook: Worldwide Hemp Woes

Why the plant won’t achieve its enormous global market potential until it’s granted trade protections afforded to other crops By Kristen Nichols President Trump has been talking a lot about tariffs and trade deals with other nations. Perfect timing! Hemp badly needs his help right … [Continue]

What’s Happening: Industry Developments

National & International New Developments By Kate Lavin Spending Bill Includes Medical Marijuana Protections Medical marijuana companies won’t have to worry about being prosecuted by the federal government for at least another six months. President Donald Trump signed a $1.3 trillion federal spending bill March … [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]