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Cannabis Business Solutions

Instagram has notoriously strict rules around cannabis portrayal, and many top cannabis brands have had their Instagram accounts taken down more than once. But as long as you comply with Instagram’s Community Guidelines and comply with all local laws, cannabis brands shouldn’t shy away from taking advantage of the most effective social marketing platform. Just remember that offering to buy or sell illegal or prescription drugs...

Only one thing can forge a successful business from the creative and complicated work of cultivators, extractors, manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors and retailers who bring incredible cannabis products to the market.

The one thing that can make or break all this effort: Sales.

The Sales function is what turns the investments in advertising and marketing into new business contacts and revenue growth.

It's why companies need...

It's been eighteen months, give or take, since we lambasted former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for giving an incendiary speech against the evils of the demon weed. Christie was blowing hot that day... at a pharmaceutical conference... real Fire and Brimstone stuff, right out of the Hearst playbook.

The good governor had his ticket punched by the voters of his fair state - or was it term limits? ... to be replaced by a fo...

From a press release today we learned that our friends at Calyx Peak Capital

have raised $30 Million for investment in cannabis ventures.

Calyx has diligently built a formidable company in the fastest-growing industry. The company is led by a diverse and growing team of experts with backgrounds in the medical, consumer branding, retail, construction, business, and cannabis industries, and operates multiple cannabis-centric opera...