The frenzy in the cavernous Green Valley Ranch Resort ballroom might have passed for any confab of entrepreneurs pitching their business plans to pokerfaced angel investors — until an organizer took the podium for a public service announcement. Please stop smoking weed out by the parking lot, he implored. Hotel security did not approve. The […]

Ms. Mary Staffing LLC, a full-service staffing agency for the cannabis industry, has officially launched a much needed payroll solution. This really couldn’t come at a better time, considering recent news of the IRS fining marijuana businesses a 10% penalty for paying Federal withholding taxes in cash, and requiring all businesses to pay quarterly tax by […]

Todd Mitchem Consulting in conjunction with Cannabrand , the world’s first full-service marijuana marketing agency, will present five “I Choose Cannabis and Business“ workshops in the fall of 2014 where national experts will share insider profit-driving strategies with cannabis entrepreneurs. Targeting everyone curious about the industry from entrepreneurs to investors, Mitchem and the Cannabrand team will share insider information […]

The two cannabis conferences that took place in South Florida Saturday answered questions about marijuana laws and addressed topics like growing, prescribing, and distributing medical marijuana. Robert Platshorn, who spent 30 years in jail for marijuana smuggling, is a big supporter of legalizing medical marijuana.  He organized the conference at the The Club at Emerald […]

NORML is pleased to announce the launch of the NORML Business Network, a selective, industry focused, membership-based program that advocates for high industry standards, and using business as a force for change.  The Network will be collaborating with marijuana companies and ancillary businesses that are committed to using their enterprise as a positive example of corporate […]

Only six months old, Colorado’s recreational marijuana industry starts a transformation today that could add hundreds of new pot businesses to the state and reconfigure the market’s architecture. Previously, only owners of existing medical marijuana shops could apply to open recreational stores, and all businesses had to cultivate their own crop. Starting July 1, newcomers […]

Investors around Illinois are jockeying for positions in the marijuana business as they wait for the state’s new medical marijuana law to kick in. And some of them are politically connected. According to the Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises, Sam Borek, the college roommate of the legislator who sponsored the law (Democratic state Rep. Lou Lang […]

Next Generation Energy Corp. and its wholly owned subsidiary, NextGen Cannabis Consulting LLC, which provides staffing, IT, security, financial, legal and advisory dispensary management services to the medical marijuana industry, announced that BioTrackTHC has been selected as software partner for the Company’s DMS (Dispensary Management System). Darryl Reed, Next Generation CEO, stated that “our technical team […]

“Green to Green” Making Money In The Cannabis Industry: June 22 & 23, 2014 Hard Rock Hotel & Casino 4455 Paradise Road Las Vegas, Nevada 89169 The International Cannabis Association (ICA) is having its first ever “Green to Green” networking event and educational conference. The ICA uses top industry veterans to teach people how to […]

Across Connecticut, growers are cultivating marijuana for medical use in buildings with the exacting standards of pharmaceutical factories. Employees reporting for work at some plants will be required to change into scrubs. Then, they will pass through a room that will emit blasts of air to remove contaminants brought in from the outside. Computers will […]

The NOW Corporation plans to commercialize its unique wind technology by providing power to the rapidly growing cannabis industry, which is facing a growing demand for increasingly more expensive power (especially in urban centers) that can cut into profit margins. With the enormous power needs of growing operations, the company is leveraging its unique exoPOWER wind turbine […]

Marijuana Incubator Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into meaningful negotiations for the purchase of VaporTownUsa.com, a profitable online vendor of top quality vapor related essentials. The terms of the acquisition detail a 100% purchase of the entity. The Company’s intention is to further develop and equip VaporTownUsa.com to become a strong and […]

When Cannabis-Rx bought a 209,000 square foot plant in Florida last month, the real estate investor said it was destined to become one of America’s largest pot “cultivation parks”. And although law makers have said next to nothing about how medical marijuana in the Sunshine State would move from seed to sale, more investors are eager […]

The Digital Development Group, operating as The Movie & Music Network (DIDG), announced today the upcoming launch, in conjunction with Moxé Productions, of a groundbreaking network devoted entirely to the cannabis lifestyle. “We’ve spent the last several months on the development of this internet network to cover all aspects of the cannabis/marijuana industry. We’re now […]

Cannabis-Rx, a company focused on funding the growth of the cannabis industry in states where it is licensed or permitted, announced their acquisition of a 209,000 square foot commercial space situated on 9.26 acres of land in Sarasota, Florida. Cannabis-Rx currently owns 35 properties across Florida, Illinois, California and Washington in various stages of rehabilitation, […]

The Cannabis Business Summit: June 24 – 25, 2014 Colorado Convention Center 700 14th St Denver, CO 80202 The National Cannabis Industry Association is launching its first national conference, The Cannabis Business Summit. The summit will offer cannabis business leaders a national stage to discuss best practices and business developments from around the industry. The summit […]

CannaBusiness Conference and Expo: November 12 – 14, 2014 The Rio All-Suite Las Vegas Hotel 3700 W Flamingo Road Las Vegas, NV 89103 Come, learn, network, and celebrate with 1,500 of your cannabusiness colleagues from more than 30 U.S. states and 10 countries at the third annual CannaBusiness Conference: the largest professional cannabis industry event […]