Category Archives: Industry

How to find and buy quality delta-8 THC products

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Smoke shops, CBD outlets, and traditional head shops across the country are selling a wide variety of products containing delta-8 (Δ8-THC), the hemp derivative considered federally legal under the terms of the 2018 farm bill. Unlike CBD, the intended target of the 2018 farm bill, delta-8 THC is intoxicating. In other words, it gets you […]

Puff with pride: 8 fantastic queer-owned cannabis brands

Are you looking to add an extra spark to your Pride month or regular rotation? Check out these queer weed brands, dispensaries, and delivery services! Pride month is always a whirlwind: the parades, the rainbow outfits, the activism, the blocking of homophobic relatives on social media. If you’re like me, it’s important to queer your […]

Beginner’s guide to investing in cannabis

This article is the sixth in a series called, “So you want to start a canna biz?” created in partnership with Good Tree Capital. This article highlights different areas you can begin with cannabis investments and should not be considered investment advice. The legal cannabis industry has taken root in our economy and throughout our […]

Eaze’s 2021 accelerator class shows budding genius

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For the last three months, ten businesses have given the Momentum Incubator everything they’ve got. The winners earned $50,000, and the chance to pitch their businesses to heavyweights and investors gathered to hear their entrepreneurial ideas. Related Eaze announces 10 winners of $50k cannabis business grants The 2021 Momentum class is a dynamic group of […]

Tax guide: Best city to buy legal weed in California

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America overthrew the British over some unfair taxation. Today, California cannabis consumers seem due for a mini revolt of their own. Weed lovers can save hundreds of dollars per year on legal herb by avoiding excessive “local cannabis business taxes” in California. These complex local charges have gouged consumers at the dispensary sales counter since […]

How to get funding for a cannabis business

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This article is the fifth in a series called, “So you want to start a canna biz?” created in partnership with Good Tree Capital. This article focuses on getting money to start your cannabis business. Financing is the primary barrier to entry into the cannabis industry, so it is important to structure your approach to […]

Neat idea, Canna Bumps: Thanks for keeping marijuana illegal

The Haymaker is Leafly Senior Editor Bruce Barcott’s opinion column about cannabis politics and culture. A new cannabis product made waves this past week, and not in a good way. Canna Bumps, a “snortable” powdered cannabis concentrate packaged to look like cocaine, caught the eye of a few industry leaders. They tweeted their reactions—pretty much […]

A big player staying committed to craft: Introducing Trulieve’s Cultivar Collection

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The new Cultivar Collection from Trulieve demonstrates how a multi-state player can stay craft at its core. Good things don’t always come easily but are always worth the wait. Nowhere is this truer than in the cultivation of craft cannabis. Not an overnight process, success takes time—and plenty of actual human touch. Breeders must painstakingly […]

Grow landrace cannabis strains with ‘fair trade’ seeds from the source

With so much attention paid to America’s push toward legalization, it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that cannabis cultivation—and cannabis culture—date back thousands of years. Throughout India and Southeast Asia, indigenous farmers continue to grow cannabis and make hashish using methods passed down for untold generations. Despite a boom in demand and a […]

Cannabis business models 101: Types of cannabis businesses

This article is the fourth in a series called, “So you want to start a canna biz?” created in partnership with Good Tree Capital. This article focuses on different types of cannabis businesses. As the cannabis industry takes shape, the wide array of businesses that make up the industry really come into focus. As we […]