Blingy vaporizers and gold rolling papers: luxury cannabis brands court the affluent

Despite being expensive and sometimes rare, cannabis isn’t typically considered a luxury good. It’s too closely associated with slovenly, underperforming young men to convey wealth or style. But as cannabis becomes more acceptable and the consumer base grows to include more women and affluent professionals, some companies are aiming to become prestige brands. With limited […]

Online Cannabis Sales Are About To Flourish With The Rise Of Cannabis Marketplaces

Online Cannabis Sales Are About To Flourish With The Rise Of Cannabis Marketplaces

Will revenue for the cannabis market continue to climb? stock With a market cap inching ever closer to $1 trillion, Amazon is the largest company in the world. It got there by capitalizing on society’s ever-increasing reliance on e-commerce, delivering products faster and more conveniently than physical retailers.  Over the last two decades, nearly every […]

CEO of cannabis giant Canopy is on a media blitz to ease concerns

CEO of cannabis giant Canopy is on a media blitz to ease concerns

Canopy Growth (CGC) interim CEO Mark Zekulin on Thursday packed in nine media interviews — including one with CNN Business — as part of his company’s efforts to push back against a wave of investor dissatisfaction that has tanked its stock in recent months. His message: The Canadian cannabis giant is playing the long game, […]

Pot for pets: Unleashing the cannabis-for-pets market opportunity

Pot for pets: Unleashing the cannabis-for-pets market opportunity

Research firm The Brightfield Group estimates CBD pet products could grow to an estimated $1.16 billion industry in the US alone by 2022 There’s little doubt it’s a growing market segment: cannabis for our four-legged furry friends. And the green rush combined with the pet industry is a market that is growing – quickly. Natural therapies […]

Potentially Flawed University Study Reports Adults Who Mix Cannabis With Opioids for Pain Relief Experience Higher Anxiety And Depression

Potentially Flawed University Study Reports Adults Who Mix Cannabis With Opioids for Pain Relief Experience Higher Anxiety And Depression

Cannabis is much maligned in federally-funded addiction studies. Pedro Garcia Researchers from the University of Houston conclude that adults who take prescription opioids for severe pain are more likely to have increased anxiety, depression and substance abuse issues if they also use cannabis. However, a renowned Harvard doctor debunks the study. Published in the Journal […]

Explaining the Benefits of Cannabis to Your Grandma

Explaining the Benefits of Cannabis to Your Grandma

Future studies are still needed, but here are some helpful insights. August 20, 2019 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. No matter how trendy cannabis might be today, there are still plenty of misconceptions. That’s reflected in the fact that, according to a Quinnipiac poll released last March, most Gen Zers, Millennials […]

Wholesale Cannabis Prices Are Rising in Established U.S. States — Here’s Why

Wholesale Cannabis Prices Are Rising in Established U.S. States -- Here's Why

Over the next decade, investors will struggle to find a more impressive growth opportunity than the rise of legal cannabis. If investment bank Stifel proves accurate with its call for $200 billion in global annual weed sales in a decade’s time, the industry would be on track for a compound annual growth rate of almost […]

Canadians continue to buy cannabis illegally

Canadians continue to buy cannabis illegally

Nearly half of Canadian cannabis consumers purchase their weed illegally, reveals Statistics Canada’s National Cannabis Survey released Thursday (Aug. 15). Ten months after the country legalized recreational marijuana, 42% of those who partake admitted to buying at least some of their pot from an illegal source, such as a drug dealer. Legalizing the drug has […]