Cannabis Marketing Tricks That Are Working Going Into 2019

Cannabis Marketing Tricks That Are Working Going Into 2019 When you’re dealing with a substance that isn’t quite legal all across the board, marketing challenges abound. Many cannabis brands have suffered the ill-fated reality of having their social media accounts shut down, after gathering hundreds of thousands of followers. What’s…

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Hemp Is Officially Legal – Trump Signs 2018 Farm Bill Into Law

Hemp Is Officially Legal: Trump Signs 2018 Farm Bill Into Law Hemp is officially legal! President Donald Trump just signed the Farm Bill into law on Thursday afternoon, which means that industrial hemp is officially legal throughout the country. It’s been a long time coming, and the cannabis industry has…

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Sen. Cory Gardner fails to get marijuana reform into criminal justice bill

The federal government won’t be easing its laws on marijuana as part of a criminal justice reform bill that’s expected to pass this week. U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, had hoped to attach an amendment to the proposed First Step Act to remove the threat of federal prosecution in states…

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Marlboro Company Fuses $1.8 Billion Into Cannabis Company Cronos

Risky Business: Marlboro Company Fuses $ 1.8 Billion Into Cannabis Company Big Tobacco Makes First Official Foray Into Cannabis as Tabacco Sales Continue To Fall Phillip Morris USA’s parent company, Altria, the guys responsible for producing world-famous cigarettes from the Marlboro brand, have officially become the first tobacco company to…

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Thieves crash stolen minivan into Colorado Springs pot dispensary, hit police car during escape

A team of alleged burglars crashed a stolen minivan through the glass front entrance of the Native Roots marijuana dispensary, stole containers of marijuana and then crashed into an oncoming police vehicle during their escape early Wednesday morning. The burglary happened at 1:01 a.m. when someone drove the van into…

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Molson Coors considers getting into marijuana business in Canada

Another major beermaker is looking at ways to enter the marijuana business. Denver-based Molson Coors Brewing Co. is weighing whether to expand into the sector with Canada poised to legalize the drug for recreational use this October. The brewer is said to have held talks with several Canadian-based marijuana companies…

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No, Colorado McDonald’s are not converting PlayPlaces into marijuana lounges

DENVER — McDonald’s PlayPlaces aren’t becoming pot places, not even in Colorado, the first state with legal recreational marijuana sales. The fast-food company said there is no truth to a report on social media that 15 restaurants in the state have transformed or plan to transform play areas into pot-smoking…

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Computers to cannabis: HP jumps into marijuana industry

The digital cash registers ringing up customers coffee shops and chic boutiques will soon stationed in marijuana dispensaries. Computer giant HP announced Wednesday it is packaging its point-of-sale ElitePOS hardware with cannabis compliance software from Flowhub, a Denver-based business that operates in eight states. The partnership addresses the growing need…

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Recreational marijuana sales brisk, problems few in San Diego 3 months into legalization

SAN DIEGO — Three months after recreational marijuana went on sale in California, San Diego retailers say business has been brisk and the customer base diverse, including older people who use a private shuttle bus to reach one dispensary. “There’s been a change in the culture,” said Will Senn, who…

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