business operations

Cannabis Business Operations

Whether you are thinking about starting a cannabis business or have a successful fully operational enterprise already; creating the best possible business operations for a marijuana touching business takes time, effort and unfortunately money. However, if you create a seamless operation that is prepared for hurdles and is able to grow at a good pace. While still maintaining the same …

What is the Current State of the Cannabis Industry?

Cannabis is a continuously evolving industry. With different states having different levels of legalization, many entering the market find they are constantly facing new hurdles. It’s important to be aware of the current state of the industry as it changes.  The current state of the cannabis industry is one of constant motion and regulatory turbulence. As of now (September 2021), …

Celebrating Jack Herer

On this day, June 18th, we celebrate Jack “The Hemperor” Herer. Born in 1939 Herer was a huge influence and pivotal person in the fight for legalization of cannabis and hemp. Born in New York City Jack was an avid patriot and served in the Korean war as a military policeman. Thomas Paine as one of his heroes and “…thought …

mushrooms

What Prospective Business Owners Need to Know for the Imminent Shroom Boom

With the decriminalization of psilocybin many are entering the mushroom market. The following panel discussed what to be aware of and how to set yourself up for success. Catherine Sidman was our moderator, with Rocco Iannapollo Director of Business Development for Cannabis Kitchen Supplies, Eli Katz Founder at Zwiski Foundation, Kara Lavaux, CP-FS with Allay Cannabis Consulting and Liz Geisleman …

Creating Novel CBD Formulations and Blends

Creating a unique blend of flavor and purpose for your product and brand can be difficult when starting a new business. The following panel discussed the upcoming trends and recommendations they are seeing in the CBD industry currently to aid in the creation or continuation of your CBD business. John Roelke with Extract Consultants was the moderator. While Tyrell Towle …