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State Regulations Key to Marijuana Industry

Mark Kleiman’s recent piece in Slate argues against the commercialization of legal marijuana that would take it in the direction of Big Alcohol.

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Oxford Dictionary Announces ‘Vape’ 2014 Word of the Year

If you type the word “vape” into a Word document, then chances are you will see a red squiggly line underneath of it. Well, not for long—the Oxford Dictionaries announced that vape is the Word of the Year for 2014.

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Private Equity Pairs with Marijuana

Private equity (PE) firms in the United States are primarily known for making financial investments in private companies that need a long holding period for funds. This is often done for new technologies, making acquisitions or to expand a balance sheet.

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Friday Financial Groundhog Day

The S&P 500 jumped higher at the open on news from central banks in China and Europe regarding additional stimulus actions. Unfortunately, the market lost most of its ground as stocks faded into the close.

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DANK Becomes Nation’s First Marijuana Company to Launch Ad Campaign with a Major American Newspaper

DENVER, Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Kush Bottles, North America’s premier supplier of child-resistant packaging and branding solutions for the marijuana industry, announced today that their Colorado partner will be the first marijuana based company in the nation to advertise on the front page of a major American metropolitan newspaper’s website.

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Illinois State Bar Association Issues Opinion on MMJ Counseling

The Illinois State Bar Association has issued a Professional Conduct Advisory Opinion concluding that Illinois lawyers who counsel medical cannabis industry businesses can do so without running afoul of ethics rules.

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Legalization Needs Federal Assurance

The biggest boost to cannabis investor confidence would come in the form of governmental assurance that their investments will not be undone.

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Study Shows Cannabis Fights Brain Cancer

Whenever medical marijuana is mentioned, the image of people with chronic pain and other painful illnesses comes to mind. The mainstream image of medical marijuana is that it can help treat pain, nausea, and even epileptic seizures.

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Marketing Marijuana

Forget Big Tobacco—is the era of “Big Marijuana” that far off? As Harvard Business School marketing professor John A. Quelch reports, the Mile High City is taking on new meaning as a laboratory for the marketing of marijuana in Colorado … .

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Medicine Man Technologies

Medicine Man Denver is an innovative grower and purveyor of a wide variety of high-grade strains of medical and recreational cannabis with nearly five years of experience in the industry.

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