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Futuristic CBD Vending Machines Touch Down in Florida, Where Are They Landing Next?

The cannabis industry is rapidly evolving. What used to be a mere thought is gradually becoming a reality with the vending machines, and Miami is at the forefront of this innovative design. Yes, we still need our budtenders for a more personalized experience, but with the vending machines CBD, buyers can get access to products …

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The Top 10 Vape Batteries for 510 Oil Cartridges

Vaping is an exciting way of enjoying cannabis, and users are ensuring that the vape market explodes through the increasing consumption of CBD oil. In cannabis-friendly states like Washington and Colorado and countries like Canada, the use of CBD oils is becoming a norm, and it has positively affected the vape battery market. As the demand …

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What You Need to Know When Buying a Cannabis Business, Part 5: Structuring the Purchase

Buying a cannabis business does not occur in a matter of days, and transactions fall apart for a variety of reasons, as we discussed in Part 1 of this blog series focused on the buy-side of a cannabis M&A transaction. In Part 2, we focused on the regulatory environment, discussing concepts that first-time buyers and their attorneys should …

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The Important Role Of Social Equity In Cannabis Hiring

As medical and recreational cannabis becomes a legitimate $92 billion a year industry, a discussion around social equity programs has emerged. Why? Because certain communities have suffered long-term multigenerational impacts from now obsolete laws about marijuana. And now it’s all mostly legal. Understanding the History To understand the present, we must understand the past. The …

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Why Most Cannabis Businesses Should Ditch Their SOW Models

Lately, in my review of certain cannabis transactional agreements like cannabis intellectual property (IP) licensing agreements, manufacturing agreements, and distribution agreements, I’m seeing a really high number of statements of work (SOWs) attached. I’m not opposed to SOWs when they make sense. In cannabis though, nine times out of ten, a SOW model isn’t necessary, …

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The Sad Story of the Procks and Losing Your Toddler Over Having Cannabis Locked in Your Trunk

Except, you’re in Alabama, and here cannabis is considered as dangerous as heroin. So the next thing you know, you’re busted by the State Trooper, and what’s worse – your kid is taken into child protective services because the fact that you had weed on you, you somehow “endangered your child” simply because of proximity …

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Is Organic the Way Forward for the Marijuana Industry or Is It Just Too Expensive?

So unlike the grocery store standard, there are currently no “Organic” shelves in dispensaries. Packaging with preserving the products is also a challenge because packaging and presentation are a vital part of the organic process. If there are new cannabis enterprises considering taking the organic route, they will need to break through the challenge of …

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