Category Archives: social equity

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 […]

New York lawmakers reach historic deal on a marijuana legalization bill

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New York state lawmakers have reportedly finalized an agreement to legalize marijuana sales to adults over the age of 21. The final bill would clear the way for retail sales to begin as early as 2022. The final bill would clear the way for retail sales to start in 2022. Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes, […]

KushKart delivery service makes Massachusetts debut after raising $3.5 million

Here’s how KushKart raised $3.5 million to bring fast and discreet cannabis deliveries to Massachusetts as soon as this spring In 2019, Tamika Samson’s sister urged her to look into Massachusetts’ Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) to see if there were any opportunities for her when the state legalized recreational use. At first, Samson was too […]

How to choose the right community for your cannabis business

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This article is the second in a series called, “So you want to start a canna biz?” created in partnership with Good Tree Capital. Today, we’ll focus on picking the right place for your weed business. How to choose a place for your cannabis business in 3 steps: Determine where you’re allowed to go Learn […]

How to show up for women and minorities in cannabis

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There are 28 days in February dedicated to honoring the Black community, and 31 in March to honor women. But that isn’t enough. We must actively choose to support women and minorities in cannabis 24/7/365. It’s easy to fall into a pattern of thinking that women face one set of problems while people of color […]

10 questions to ask before starting a cannabis business

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This article is the first in a series called, “So you want to start a canna biz?” created in partnership with Good Tree Capital. The first topic we’ll cover is how to start a cannabis business, including tips on location, cost, and long-term success in cannabis. While it may seem like state legalization is a […]