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Legalized Marijuana in California Sprouts Hundreds of Cannabis Careers

Legalized Marijuana in California Sprouts Hundreds of Cannabis Careers

Legalized Marijuana in California Sprouts Hundreds of Cannabis Careers

California’s cash crop is sprouting a new kind of green: “cannabis careers.”

Government Jobs Sprouting as Legal Pot Looms in California

Government Jobs Sprouting as Legal Pot Looms in California

Scientists. Tax collectors. Typists. Analysts. Lawyers. And more scientists. Recreational marijuana use becomes legal in California in 2018, and one of the things to blossom in the emerging industry isn’t green and leafy – it’s government jobs.

Pennsylvania auditor general says it's time to legalize marijuana

Pennsylvania Auditor General Says It’s Time to Legalize Marijuana

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale believes legalizing and regulating recreational marijuana could be an antidote to the state’s budget woes.

An Opportunity for Excess Profits in the Marijuana Industry

An Opportunity for Excess Profits in the Canadian Marijuana Industry

There is an opportunity for excess profits in the Canadian marijuana industry as the market is now in a position to expand at a very high rate, as Canadians have received confirmation that the potential legalization will become a reality.

Top Marijuana Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds

Top Marijuana Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds

While it is still difficult to invest directly in legal pot through public equities, venture capital firms and private equity funds have raised hundreds of millions of investment dollars.

World of Cannabis Summit: National Indian Cannabis Coalition

World of Cannabis Summit: National Indian Cannabis Coalition

Jeff Doctor, executive director of the National Indian Cannabis Coalition, gives insight to the industry opportunities that are available when working with the NICC and tribal governments.


Leading Cannabis Management Firm MedMen Launches $100 Million Investment Fund

LOS ANGELES, June 27, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — MedMen, the only full-service management company serving North America’s legal cannabis industry, has launched the MedMen Opportunity Fund, L.P. (the “Fund”), the first private equity vehicle of its kind.

Viridian Capital Advisors Report TheStreet Index and Northsight Capital and MSN and Conde Nast and Virtual Conference

TheStreet Conducts TV Interview With Viridian Capital Advisors

NEW YORK, June 24, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — TheStreet recently conducted a TV interview with Scott Greiper, President of Viridian Capital Advisors, to discuss the investment opportunity in the cannabis industry and how investors can begin to navigate the complex environment.


Marketing Cannabis as Challenge and Opportunity

In a rapidly evolving cannabis marketplace it is increasingly vital for businesses to stand out from the competition. But many cannabis businesses have a long way to go when it comes to building brand recognition, which is key to long-term success.


Preparing for CannaPitch Denver 2015

Ideas for the emerging marijuana industry can come together anywhere, but the environment at Marijuana Investor Summit, co-produced by David Friedman and Randy Shipley, will foster conversations where innovation and investment meet.


Investing in the Grow-It-Yourself Market

Anyone who has ever succumbed, credit card in hand, to the siren song of a garden catalog that arrives during a February snowstorm realizes that there is money to be made from hobby gardeners. But when the crop is marijuana, the motivation is more likely to be medical than horticultural.

Sector Conference for Women

Weed Women Connect and Create Investment Opportunities

Pot culture has been described as testosterone-fueled boys’ club in which women are objectified as “hot pot babes.” What happens on the stoner side of things seeps insidiously into the world of policy reform and legitimate business. Statistics are scarce, but the legal marijuana industry also seems to be heavily male dominated and more than a little alien for many businesswomen.


The Cannabis Career Institute: Helping People Grow

One of the more ingenious ways of making money in the cannabis industry has come from the Cannabis Career Institute. The CCI offers workshops for budding herbal entrepreneurs covering a variety of topics necessary for those wishing to enter the cannabis trade.

Minnesota Investors

Minnesota Marijuana Mad or Mindful?

Investors are eyeing the Minnesota market carefully following a Senate Health and Human Services Committee decision on April 25, 2014, to refer a medical marijuana bill to a full sitting of the upper house for consideration. The bipartisan vote was a surprising three to seven in favor. The proposal has a bumpy road ahead of it, seeing that Gov. Mark Dayton favors research first.

Medical Marijuana Investment

Could Cannabidiol Be a New Way of Investing in Marijuana?

By Richard Farrell Medical marijuana is supposedly high in healing cannabidiol (CBD), but low in psychotic tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The heady stuff has a generous helping of the latter. Since near a majority of states legitimized the medical version, researchers have been seeking ways to rid it of traces of THC. There are several reasons for