MMJ Business Daily

Could Maryland medical cannabis sales begin soon?

The four-year wait in Maryland might be coming to a close. Industry insiders in the state are predicting medical marijuana businesses could start selling product as soon as this month. Wendy Bronfein, the marketing director for Curio Wellness in Luther…

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Chart: Most effective forms of advertising for cannabis businesses

Many marijuana business owners identified word of mouth and social media as the most effective methods of marketing/advertising for their companies, according to data gathered for the Marijuana Business Factbook 2017, Small marketing budgets, restricti…

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Chart: Most effective forms of advertising for cannabis businesses

Many marijuana business owners identified word of mouth and social media as the most effective methods of marketing/advertising for their companies, according to data gathered for the Marijuana Business Factbook 2017, Small marketing budgets, restricti…

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Study: MJ monopolies cut government revenue

A private system of retailing cannabis would open up “unprecedented business opportunities” and generate more revenue for Alberta’s government than a publicly owned monopoly, according to a local business group. A private model based on the province’s …

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US hemp production doubled in ’17, report says

The U.S. hemp crop doubled this year, according to new survey data from a prominent hemp-advocacy group. Vote Hemp counted a total of 23,346 acres growing hemp in 18 states. That’s more than twice as much as hemp land as 2016, when the group counted 9,…

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Columbia Care delays its medical cannabis dispensary in Delaware

Delaware’s oft-delayed medical marijuana program is experiencing another hold up. Columbia Care, a multistate MMJ company headquartered in New York, has postponed by at least six months the opening of its facility in The First State. Columbia Care’s fa…

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Alberta to hand marijuana sales to private sector

Alberta’s adult-use marijuana will be sold in private brick-and-mortar stores, according to the Calgary Herald, putting the province in a position to offer one of Canada’s hottest business opportunities for MJ entrepreneurs once cannabis sales begin ne…

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Week in Review: Leafly layoffs, disceiving CBD labels & Detroit’s MMJ wins

By Bart Schaneman, Kristen Nichols and John Schroyer  Leafly lays off employees amid new leadership, a study says most CBD products are improperly labeled, and Detroit voters approve pro-medical marijuana laws. Here’s a closer look at some notable deve…

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Wisconsin hemp law advances to governor’s desk

A bill authorizing hemp cultivation in Wisconsin awaits the signature of Republican Gov. Scott Walker after both chambers of the state legislature unanimously approved the measure. But Walker isn’t saying whether he’ll sign it into law. A spokesman tol…

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Report: International cannabis market will surpass $31 billion

The international legal marijuana market will reach $31.4 billion by 2021, according to a study by the Brightfield Group, a cannabis market research firm. It’s the second major international cannabis report released in the past two weeks. In the first,…

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