Category Archives: industry

Responsibly Scaling Your Cannabis Business Is A Win-Win for the Whole Industry

As the cannabis industry continues rapidly growing, we’re continually learning how to scale cannabis businesses the right way. As cannabis executive recruiters, we have a front row seat to how this is playing out. The reality of the cannabis industry is there’s an ever-changing long list of to-do’s. Cannabis businesses are doing their best to […]

New Jersey finally legalizes | Cannabis Culture

This week was dominated by the news that New Jersey finally legalized cannabis, months after over two-thirds of New Jerseyans voted to legalize. The state’s difficulty in passing overwhelmingly popular legislation offers a cautionary tale to other states that are hoping to legalize to pave over budget deficits and spur criminal justice reform. It’s a […]

Weed Porn: Focus On Cannabis Photography

In 1974, High Times published its first marijuana centerfold in its Fall issue, only the second edition ever of the groundbreaking magazine covering all things cannabis. Depicting a 20-pound brick of Colombian pot on a white silk sheet, the image was the first in a series of iconic marijuana photographs that continues to this day. […]

Former Baseball Star Andruw Jones The Latest Athlete To Step Into The Cannabis Sector

Fytiko Farms plans to produce cannabis oil with low doses of THC for medical patients in Georgia. Five-time Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star Andruw Jones is now the co-owner of a cannabis company, per the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Fytiko Farms, which also operates in Oklahoma, plans to produce cannabis oil with low doses of tetrahydrocannabinol […]

Man Who Served Eight Years For Cannabis Crime Now Part-Owns ‘World’s Largest Commercial Farm’

A man who spent eight years in state prison for selling cannabis in the United States is now a part-owner of one of the largest legal weed farms in the world. In fact, if their own video advertisement is to be believed, it’s ‘technically the largest commercial cannabis farm in the world right now’. However, […]

‘I’m a Rabbi in Texas Writing Kosher Certificates for Cannabis’

Iwas born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. I was there till I was almost 19, went to Cal State Northridge University, studied philosophy, psychology. Then I decided to take a trip, to leave California and to find myself. I travelled all around Europe, and then, of course, I ended up in Israel, in a […]

Vancouver Council Votes To Slash Sky-High Fees For Cannabis Retailers

A city councillor is hopeful this is the last year cannabis retailers in Vancouver will pay the highest licensing fees in the country. A motion passed Thursday is the first step in slashing the $34,000 annual fee — which is nearly ten times what liquor stores pay. Coun. Rebecca Bligh says the move is meant […]

Short Documentary Offers Gripping Look At Racial Targeting And Cannabis

As more states continue to legalize, a disproportionate number of black Americans are still being arrested and incarcerated for minor cannabis offenses. It’s a maddening dichotomy addressed in a gripping new short film “Not Just Another Day,” set to receive a virtual world premiere at the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival this March. The […]

32% Cannabis Job Growth In 2020, Despite COVID-19

In four years, the cannabis industry’s job growth has increased 161%, quickly beating predictions from other industries 10 years from now. Leafly’s fifth annual cannabis jobs report showed the cannabis industry to support 321,000 full-time equivalent jobs in 2021! An incredible number for an amazing and highly-deserving industry. Cannabis jobs aren’t accurately reported to the […]

Destination Dispensary: Dalwhinnie Farms Defines Luxury Cannabis In Colorado

In rural Ridgway, Colorado, what was once a dressage riding arena on a 230-acre equestrian ranch transformed into a 30,000-square-foot indoor cannabis cultivation in 2019. Two years later and a few hours north, Dalwhinnie Farms debuted a retail extension — a fancy, flagship boutique in Aspen. Dalwhinnie Farms is deliberately extravagant. It’s why the family-owned […]