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Five Things Every Cannabis Business Needs Before They OpenFive Things Every Cannabis Business Needs Before They Open

By Tim Allen, CIJ Contributor

From licensing and bank accounts to installing the right shelves, here are a few things you should know before you open your doors to the public. Obviously, there’s going to be a lot of other hurdles and requirements that come with starting a business – but by remembering these five things, you’ll be off to a much better start than many others.

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Jesse Lopez, CEO and Founder of GeocannLeaders in Cannabis Formulations: Part 2

By Aaron Green, iridium Consulting

In this series of articles, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of industry scientists and executives leading cannabis formulation companies. In Part 2, Green chats with Jesse Lopez, CEO and Founder of Geocann, a global cannabis organization based in Fort Collins, Colorado with technical formulation expertise and the exclusive global rights to multi-patented drug delivery system technologies.

The Cannabis Freedom AlliancePolitical & Corporate Lobbying Influences
Emerge in Cannabis

By Cannabis Industry Journal Staff

Two new lobbying coalitions have emerged recently in the cannabis legalization movement, sparking some support, some backlash and mounting skepticism. One is backed by the Koch family and conservative thinktanks and another by the tobacco and alcohol industries.

New Mexico Poised to Legalize Adult Use CannabisNew Mexico Legalizes Adult Use Cannabis

By Cannabis Industry Journal Staff

Update: Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed the bill into law on April 12, 2021, making New Mexico the fifth state to legalize cannabis via the legislature.

Virginia Finalizes Legalization PlanVirginia Finalizes Legalization Plan

By Cannabis Industry Journal Staff

On July 1, 2021, Virginia will officially legalize adult use cannabis, following the state’s legislature approving the governor’s amendments to their plan. The state of Virginia has now finalized their legalization plans, setting in motion the launch of the very first legal adult use cannabis market in the American South.

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Serge Chistov, Honest Marijuana CompanyA Look at the Rise Of The East Coast Cannabis Market

By Serge Chistov, Honest Marijuana Company

With New York, New Jersey and Virginia legalizing adult use cannabis recently, there are a lot of new market opportunities afoot on the East Coast. In this piece, Chistov analyzes how the market differentiates from the West.

2021 Cannabis Cultivation Virtual Conference2021 Cannabis Cultivation Virtual Conference Recording Now Available

By Cannabis Industry Journal Staff

The Cannabis Cultivation Virtual Conference. Check out sessions from the March 23, 2021 event such as: A Guidance on an Integrated Lifecycle of Designing a Cultivation Operation, Why CBD Companies Should Go Organic and The Beginner’s Guide to Integrated Pest Management.


May 11, 2021Cannabis Labs Virtual Conference

May 4, 2021 – 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

For five years now, we have been hosting this complimentary collection of webinar presentations, designed to help attendees better understand some of the more technical aspects of starting and operating a laboratory. Stay tuned for the agenda announcement and registration page coming soon!

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