Thought Leaders

Merida Capital’s 3 Key Cannabis Investing Criteria

The Three Core Things Merida Looks For In Our Cannabis Investments Guest Post by Mitch Baruchowitz, Managing Partner at Merida Capital Partners Like the internet in 1999, cocktail party...
- August 18th, 2017 at 3:59 pm

How to Measure Cannabis Extraction Efficiency

Extraction: What the Numbers Mean Guest post by Garret Nicodemus, PhD, COO of Xabis The extraction process in the cannabis industry is common, but often misunderstood, especially when it...
- August 10th, 2017 at 12:06 pm

Why the Cannabis Industry Needs an SRO

Guest post by Andrew Kline, President, National Association of Cannabis Businesses Government agencies typically play the lead role in establishing rules and regulations designed to ensure businesses operate responsibly...
- June 16th, 2017 at 8:06 am

The Future of Cannabis in California Can Be Craft

Ensuring a Path to Craft Cannabis Guest post by Amanda Reiman,Secretary of the International Cannabis Farmers Association and Head of Community Relations, Flow Kana and Kenny Morrison, CEO, VCC Brands.com...
- April 23rd, 2017 at 2:56 pm

DEA Cannabis Extracts Rule a Threat to Industry

DÉJÀ VU? IS THE DEA UNLAWFULLY ATTEMPTING TO OUTLAW ALL CANNABINOIDS…AGAIN? Guest post by Robert Hoban, Managing Partner at Hoban Law Group  The feeling is that this is an...
- December 14th, 2016 at 10:48 pm

Why the IRS is Targeting the Cannabis Industry

Ricardo Baca interviewed attorney James Thorburn of Thorburn Walker LLC on The Cannabist Show recently. Thorburn explained a recent jump in the number of IRS audits of cannabis business operators as related to...
- October 13th, 2016 at 2:11 pm

Insight from Leading Cannabis Company Founders

The first Elevate Conference, which took place in Oakland on September 20th, focused on cannabis startups. The event, sponsored by Gateway Incubator and Investing in Cannabis,  provided attendees a great opportunity...
- October 10th, 2016 at 9:47 pm

SEC Suspends Med-X Cannabis Crowdfunding Campaign

The SEC Halts a Crowdfunded Cannabis Offering Guest post by Irwin Stein, legal expert and consultant In the year I have been blogging I have written several articles about the...
- September 27th, 2016 at 10:51 pm