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Andy Williams Medicine Man Technologies CEO charts a path

As one of the self-described pioneers in the first state to implement recreational marijuana sales, Andy Williams has been thinking for years about how he and other Colorado cannabis entrepreneurs will be able to survive the influx of Wall Street capital and economies of scale. … [Continue]

Bryant Park Capital CEO Joel Magerman on cannabis investing

As CEO of Bryant Park Capital, a New York-based investment bank that provides services to both the cannabis and traditional investment banking markets, Joel Magerman sees cannabis companies showing increased business discipline. And this, he said, is good news for all parties involved. Bryant Park … [Continue]

Curing cannabis and trimming marijuana for a quality end product

After months of growing and caring for their cannabis plants, diligent cultivators pay close attention to the curing and trimming processes to ensure the product delivered to consumers is of the utmost quality. “It’s like running a race,” said Ryan Gomez, co-founder and head of … [Continue]

John D. Wagner discusses the high-growth cannabis industry

In some ways, cannabis companies are no different from businesses in more mature industries. Both need to focus on things such as revenue growth and gross-margin control. That said, John D. Wagner, managing director of Colorado-based 1stWest Mergers & Acquisitions, believes there are certain factors … [Continue]

Mazakali CEO Sumit Mehta discusses cannabis investment space

Sumit Mehta founded Mazakali to counteract the negative consequences of business practices that deplete resources by making investments in sustainable cannabis and hemp. The cannabis investment firm is based in San Francisco, with offices in Denver and Chicago. Mazakali offers capital-placement services to family offices, … [Continue]

Medical grade cannabis production discussion with Ultra Health

Ultra Health has been serving New Mexico’s medical cannabis patients since 2015. While there is arguably more money to be made by serving customers in states with recreational cannabis—and there’s a chance New Mexico’s legislature may legalize adult use before long—the company remains optimistic that … [Continue]

Two Roots Brewing breaking new ground with CBD infused craft beer

Convincing a regular beer drinker to choose a nonalcoholic, THC-infused ale over a traditional brew is no easy task. The same goes for a cannabis consumer who’s more comfortable with smoking, vaping or ingesting edibles than drinking an infused ale. So, when San Diego-based Cannabiniers … [Continue]