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What Happens If I’m Charged With a Marijuana DUI?

November 8th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

Since U.S. states began legalizing medical and recreational marijuana use, the subject of marijuana DUI has become an impassioned topic of conversation. Law enforcement agencies, legal experts, and cannabis users alike continue to debate the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs (DUID) and the challenges of establishing impairment levels. Because of the challenges […]

The Future of Franchises in the Marijuana Industry

November 6th, 2017 - Kelly Weimert

If you’ve had your eye on the marijuana industry for any amount of time in the past few years, then it should be pretty clear that it’s an industry that’s bursting with financial opportunity. In fact, Colorado made $1 billion from marijuana alone in under nine months so far this year, and the year’s not […]

CFN Insider Takes a Look at Cannabis Banking & Inventory Management

October 30th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

Whether you’re new to the cannabis industry or a savvy investor or a business leader, CFN Insider uncovers the industry’s most current and critical insights – the very information you need to succeed. In each episode, you’ll hear straight up from top insiders and thought leaders in the cannabis industry, brought to you by CFN […]

List of Medical Marijuana Stocks

October 27th, 2017 - Jason Mueller

Given the burgeoning cannabis industry that has been predicted to grow into a fifty billion dollar industry by 2021 by analysts at Arcview Research, it is obvious why investors have been increasingly interested in the privately traded companies working on medical cannabis solutions already.  Nationally, support for medical cannabis legalization has hit an all-time high […]

The Pros and Cons of Medical Marijuana

October 26th, 2017 - Lukas Barfield

Throughout recorded history the cannabis sativa plant was used for recreation, fiber and medicine. It wasn’t until the 20th century that the much maligned marijuana plant earned its negative reputation on a worldwide scale. The issue of so called “Indian Hemp” was seriously addressed for the first time on a global scale at the 2nd […]

How is Cannabis Oil Made?

October 25th, 2017 - Bethan Jenkins

Marijuana has long been favored for a particular compound, called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). However, lately, the ‘high’ ingredient is not gaining as much attention as another compound, called cannabidiol (CBD). Media reports and claims from medical professionals, including the American Cancer Society, have hailed CBD as a possible cure for widespread illnesses and ailments, with cancer […]

Legal Showdowns Impact Legalization Rollouts In Canada and Germany

October 23rd, 2017 - Marguerite Arnold

As cannabis advocates are beginning to realize on the eve of the fourth anniversary of Colorado’s rec market, “legalization” even of the “medical only” kind brings its own complications. Right now, both medical and rec markets are on the verge of launching this conversation to the next level. And both kinds of markets – no […]

What Are the Highest Yielding Outdoor Strains?

October 19th, 2017 - Bethan Jenkins

Cannabis cultivators have long been deciphering between whether  they ought to grow their weed indoors or outdoors. There are, of course, benefits of both. While certain growers will enjoy the privacy that comes with harvesting a potent crop of cannabis inside their own homes, outdoor growing techniques eliminate the need for ventilation systems and lights, […]

The Rise of The Global Cannabis Titans

October 17th, 2017 - Marguerite Arnold

Not too long ago, in fact, just four years ago, there was no real legitimate cannabis business that had any protection from federal prosecution. Then, the idea of having a cannabis business that operated outside of one state was unheard of. However unbelievable just two years ago, the cannabis industry had finally gone national in […]

Before You Buy CBD Capsules Read This

October 16th, 2017 - Jason Mueller

Cannabis legalization is favored by over 60% of the US, according to a new poll: it is no wonder that cannabis products for medical use are selling hand over fist.  Given that easing restrictions on cannabis in many states, it is unsurprising that you can find hemp extracts on Amazon and CBD capsules with an […]

What Are the Best Cannabis Strains for Chronic Pain?

October 16th, 2017 - Lukas Barfield

Chronic pain is defined as pain that last more than twelve weeks, but can often affect patients for many years. Acute pain is more immediate, and often alerts patients to tissue damage or other more urgent medical issues. Chronic pain can be categorized as a disease unto itself due to the effect it has on […]

MJBizCon Offers Over 100 Speakers, 650 Exhibitors, and 9 Educational Tracks

October 11th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

The Marijuana Business Daily® Marijuana Business Conference & Expo (MJBizCon) will take place between November 14 and 17 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. With over 100 speakers, 650 exhibitors, 14,000 attendees, and nine educational tracks, cannabis companies, investors, and other industry participants have a unique opportunity to network and make […]

Legal or Not: The DEA’s Ruling on CBD

October 11th, 2017 - Bethan Jenkins

Is the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) cracking down on medical cannabis products? According to the latest reports, it seems that the news might not be a myth after all. The 2013 Farm Bill saw CBD products with a THC level of 0.3% or less become legal. Even President Obama was on board with the idea, […]

Cannabis Taxes: 280E & Cost of Goods Sold

October 10th, 2017 - Kelly Weimert

It’s no secret that cannabis laws in the United States are complicated at best. While it’s encouraging that more states are legally acknowledging the benefits of medical marijuana and a few passed laws that make it legal to ingest recreationally, the federal government still classifies it as a Schedule I drug, which means doing any […]

Australia Tweaks Medical Access Cannabis Law As Growers Line Up For Licenses

September 27th, 2017 - Marguerite Arnold

With all the exciting movements afoot in several hemispheres when it comes to all things cannabis, it is easy to forget that there is another revolution underway in Australia. So what is up, Down Under? Quite a few interesting developments, with not only country-wide, but global implications. Including, as it turns out, a bill to […]

What are Florida’s New Drug Laws?

September 27th, 2017 - Lukas Barfield

Florida finally passed a medical marijuana Constitutional amendment in 2016, and after a special session, the Florida state legislature eventually sent Governor Rick Scott a medical marijuana bill that he signed in June 2017. There is some confusion in the Sunshine State about what is legal and who qualifies for medical marijuana, but the state […]

18 California State Leaders, Politicians, and Regulators to Meet at California Cannabis Business Conference This Week

September 21st, 2017 - Ryan Allway

The industry’s leading trade associations, California Cannabis Industry Association (CCIA) and National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA), proudly present their first-ever California Cannabis Business Conference this week on September 21-22 in Anaheim, CA. During this two-day educational event, more than 2,000 cannabis pioneers will come together to discuss the latest policies and best practices, as well […]

What are Florida’s New Drug Laws?

September 21st, 2017 - Lukas Barfield

Florida finally passed medical marijuana Constitutional amendment in 2016, and after a special session, the Florida state legislature eventually sent Governor Rick Scott a medical marijuana bill that he signed in June 2017. There is some confusion in the Sunshine State about what is legal and who qualifies for medical marijuana, but the state is […]

What Are Cannabinoids?

September 21st, 2017 - Kelly Weimert

If you’ve done any research on the effects of marijuana on the body, then more than likely you’ve stumbled upon the term “cannabinoid” quite a few times. That’s because cannabinoids are the chemical compounds that are essentially responsible for cannabis’ impact on the brain and body, so it helps to have an understanding of what […]

Exclusive Weed: The Most Expensive Cannabis Strains in the World

September 21st, 2017 - Bethan Jenkins

The “craft pot” market is on the rise and if you’re unsure about what gives particular strains of marijuana a “craft” status, you’re about to find out. Dispensaries across the US are constantly presenting cannabis consumers with new strains in a bid to remain competitive and rake in that all-important profit. Corporate cannabis growers are […]

The 6 Strongest & Highest Yielding Indoor Cannabis Strains

September 19th, 2017 - Rachelle Gordon

While cannabis has been grown for thousands of years, growing techniques and technology have advanced in monumental ways during modern times. From ditch weed to indoor hydroponic grows, marijuana cultivation has come a long way. The advent of legal cannabis has led to businesses spending millions of dollars for the research and development of every […]

How Big is the Cannabis Industry?

September 19th, 2017 - Rachelle Gordon

The advent of legal medical and adult-use cannabis has proven to be big business. According to a report from The Arcview Group, marijuana sales in the United States totaled $6.7 billion in 2016 with that number expected to climb to $50 billion by the year 2026. The extreme growth has led to job creation, increased […]

Cannabis Financing 101: How to Raise Capital for Your Marijuana Business

September 18th, 2017 - Marguerite Arnold

Marijuana is legalizing everywhere. The green rush is on. You have that killer app/idea/concept that is ganja themed. You might even have a business plan and a budget. Now what? In some ways, ganjapreneurs are in the same boat as any start-up. With one exception of course. Do it wrong and your start-up not to […]

Charlotte’s Web CBD Oil: Is It Effective Against Cancer?

September 18th, 2017 - Bethan Jenkins

Cannabis comes in many forms, including bud, flower, edibles, concentrates and potent oil, like Charlotte’s Web CBD oil. You have most likely heard about this particular cultivar before, which has been hailed as a natural medication for treating seizures. According to the United States federal law, this type of medical cannabis is deemed to be […]

Research Firm Releases First Comprehensive Study on Cannabis Lighting

September 14th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

According to an independent, third party test of six lighting companies/products serving the commercial cannabis sector conducted by Light Laboratory Inc., an independent photometric testing laboratory, Solis Tek‘s Digital Lighting solutions scored highest in terms of overall value for cultivators. The study evaluated photosynthetic photon flux density (PPFD), which measures the quantity of light that arrives at […]

The Rohrabacher-Farr amendment: What You Need to Know

September 13th, 2017 - Jason Mueller

None of the funds made available in this Act to the Department of Justice may be used, with respect to the States of Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode […]

Is Cannabis Legal in Israel?

September 11th, 2017 - Kelly Weimert

If you want to know what the future of legalized cannabis holds, then take a look at Israel. As the United States’ federal government drags its feet on legalizing marijuana, Israel has taken advantage of medical marijuana’s fully-legal status in the country by charging ahead on long overdue research and development on the drug. The […]

Will International Banking Regs Cripple The Global Cannabis Industry?

September 8th, 2017 - Marguerite Arnold

Life is difficult enough for the cannabis industry in the United States. The entire vertical, in every state, has a very difficult time finding banking services in general. Some state banks, credit unions and others are moving into the fray domestically. However, they are few and far between. The reality is that the American cannabis […]

Colorado Governor Responds to Sessions’ Cannabis Concerns

September 8th, 2017 - Lukas Barfield

Colorado has long been at the center of the marijuana debate. After decades of demonization of the so called “devil weed”, the first Federal arrests under the Marijuana Tax Stamp Act were in Denver Colorado on October 2, 1937. Sixty one years later, taking a different approach, Colorado became one of the first states to […]

How to Manage Risk When Investing in Cannabis

September 6th, 2017 - Jason Mueller

Risk in investing is inevitable: in fact, it can be said that the only way to earn through investment is by taking risk. Despite the inherent risk of the market, investors have long touted risk management as the key behind how they keep their losses small and their profits large. Risk management plays a factor […]


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