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The Rise of Holding Companies in the Cannabis Space & Why They Matter

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The cannabis industry continues to grow in remarkable ways with larger and more institutionalized players increasingly investing in new and promising companies.  Of course, it is no secret that this influx of “big players” has been causing for concern among grass-root community members and policy advocates who worry about the adverse effects of generic commercialization.  But, this discussion is...

Advice From The Booth Mom | Are Your Exhibit Graphics Doing Their Job?

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Welcome to Advice from the Booth Mom editorial series, each article you will gain insight on how to set up your company trade show schedule, planning logistics and marketing efforts strategically at industry events. This week from the Booth Mom, she shares her insight on the effectiveness of graphics. I love the saying, “Form follows function.”  To me, it pulls me...

The Legal Joint: California Becomes The Global Epicenter of Cannabis Events

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New legislation will transform the cannabis industry in California by allowing for widespread state-licensed temporary cannabis events, where adults can buy, sell, and consume cannabis.  Currently, licensed cannabis events are restricted to the locations of county fairgrounds and district agricultural associations, which has limited the number and types of cannabis events. Once the new law takes effect on January...

Entrepreneur of the Week: Cody Ziering of PAQ Ltd

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Each week we highlight entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry for our viewers to learn more about the leading cannabis executives of our time. This week, we highlight Cody Ziering of PAQ LTD.  Meet Cody Ziering Cody Ziering is a co-founder and one of the managing partners of PAQ Ltd along with his partner Brett Gelfand. Previously, Brett and Cody together, helped build...

The Bootstrapped Startup: Educational Resources & Online Courses

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Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need. Learning the new skills necessary to start a new business can be expensive, but fortunately, the initiative for free, high-quality, educational resources online, business blogs, and free...

Outside-In with DCN: Meet Pamela Epstein of Green Wise

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Welcome to Outside-In with DCN where we interview upcoming startups and businesses in the cannabis industry. Each interview you will get to meet the founders taking a leap into building a company they believe in. Gain knowledge of their services, their mission and what makes each of the unique. On this Outside-In, with DCN we spoke with Pamela Epstein founder...

Entrepreneur of the Week: Garrett Olano of Kannabi

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Each week we highlight entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry for our viewers to learn more about the leading cannabis executives of our time. This week, we highlight Garrett Olano of Kannabi.  Meet Garrett Olano Garrett Olano lived in Asia for over 10 years of life and graduated from Florida State University with both a degree in Political Science & International Affairs. In...

Outside-In with DCN: Meet Chris Russo of Paceline Pictures

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Welcome to Outside-In with DCN where we interview upcoming startups and businesses in the cannabis industry. Each interview you will get to meet the founders taking a leap into building a company they believe in. Gain knowledge of their services, their mission and what makes each of the unique. On this Outside-In, with DCN we spoke with Chris Russo,...

The Legal Joint: DEA Reclassifies FDA-Approved CBD Medication

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On Thursday, September 27, 2018 the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) filed a rule, which was officially published on September 28, 2018, that placed certain FDA-approved medications containing cannabinoids in Schedule V, allowing them to be sold to the public here in the United States. Schedule V drugs are deemed to have the lowest level of abuse and face the...

7 Rules of Credit Extension in Cannabis

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When you operate a business, it is essential to have a regular cash flow supported by financial income. Often that income must come from more than one source to guarantee financial solvency in circumstances when income from business either is absent or delayed. To put it another way, if you are running a business and the profits from that business...