With eight more states having legalized some form of cannabis this past November, the industry is preparing for an unprecedented expansion, creating more job opportunities and careers for qualified individuals. If you’re looking for a career in cannabis, the Southern California Cannabis Career Fair at the California Cannabis Business Expo on Sunday, March 5, is a must-attend event.
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Heightened public awareness leading up to the U.S. elections in November drew in massive increases in trading volume, pushing the U.S. Marijuana Index and Canadian Marijuana Index to double in price in less than a two-month period in September and October.
On March 7, 2017, hear Dr. Joshua Hartsel, CEO of Speakeasy 710, a California-based cannabis oil producer, lead a session at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Diego on the tremendous opportunity opening up in California’s market with regards to extracts and other concentrate products.
One of the biggest challenges faced by cultivators is controlling and mitigating crop damaging pests and microbial contamination.
Entrepreneurs, investors and career seekers are eager to navigate California’s newly legalized recreational cannabis market and the California Cannabis Business Expo is ready to show current and future stakeholders the way on its opening day at the Sheraton Marina Hotel in San Diego on March 5, 2017.
On Nov. 15, 2016, Marijuana Investor Summit will survey the southwestern region of the United States at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.
On Nov. 16, 2016, Marijuana Investor Summit will talk Massachusetts and Maine at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, taking on the future of recreational marijuana in New England.
From children with seizures to athletes with joint pain, people are using cannabis to cope effectively. This one herb and its variety of therapeutic compounds seem to affect every aspect of our bodies and minds. How is this possible?
As The World of Cannabis takes over Las Vegas next week, Marijuana Investor Summit will hold the Cannabis Industry Awards on the evening of Nov. 15, 2016, at the Rain Nightclub at the Palms Casino Resort.
Are you an entrepreneur eager to fund your cannabis business? Needless to say, banks are not going to be your first choice. How can you raise capital legally and then bank the money you make?
On Nov. 16, 2016, Marijuana Investor Summit will talk at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, on how investing in medical marijuana research could help tackle the opioid crisis among the nation.
With more than 50 years of academic research and development, Israel leads the way in the science and medicine of cannabis. On Nov. 15, 2016, The World of Cannabis is bringing Israel to the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, to explore how the country is poised to break medical and scientific barriers in an exciting frontier market.
With recreational marijuana on several state ballots next week and polls showing strong support for its passage, California represents the largest market in North America and it has the most potential to be the driving force for other states to follow suit.
Could cannabis be effectively treating PTSD? On Nov. 16, 2016, Marijuana Investor Summit is bringing Dr. Sue Sisley to the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, to discuss her study on the use of medical cannabis in treating PTSD.
It seems everyone knows about the memo that created the opportunity for Indian Nations to participate in the legal cannabis industry, but how does this co-exist with other state and federal laws?
With the country’s legal marijuana marketplace poised to electrify the economy, “The World of Cannabis” is bringing Canada to the Palms Casino Resort on Nov. 15, 2016, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
With Jamaica and Puerto Rico making moves in the legal market, “The World of Cannabis” will welcome the Caribbean to the Palms Casino Resort on Nov. 15, 2016, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Former Overstock president, Stormy Simon to be the keynote speaker at “The World of Cannabis.”
Cannabinoids – what are they? How do they affect the human body? Are they really medicinal? On Nov. 16, 2016, Marijuana Investor Summit is bringing the Science and Medicine of Cannabis to the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, to answer these questions and more.
On Nov. 15, 2016, Marijuana Investor Summit is bringing “The World of Cannabis” to the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, to show eager entrepreneurs and investors how to navigate the complexity of international cannabis laws and the opportunities they present.
The legal cannabis industry is both global and local. On the one hand it must cope with obstacles and risks that are specific to a given municipality or even neighborhood. On the other it gets to participate in a worldwide phenomenon with constant opportunities defined by physiology and economics.
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From industry members in the trenches to suits in corner offices, here are five events that show cannabis cleans up well, signaling the professionalization of the industry.
With cannabis poised to be America’s largest cash crop, cannabis cultivators can protect their investment by replacing questionable pesticides with non-toxic and natural pesticides.
Evoxe Laboratories, a relatively new player in the cannabis market, is making quite an impact with its innovative line of vaporizer pens.
Why do cultivators of state-legal cannabis test their product? The question may sound naïve but, as we’ll see, it is worth asking.
Now that 23 states have legalized cannabis for medical use and more appear likely to do so in 2016, the conflict between federal and state laws has become especially glaring. Would it not make sense, as advocates have been arguing for years, to either re-schedule or de-schedule cannabis?
As more and more states more toward legalizing medical marijuana, cannabis is becoming a respected option to treat pain, inflammation and other maladies. Despite this growing acceptance, traditional delivery systems such as smoking and consuming edibles may not fit the needs of all consumers interested in the benefits of medical marijuana.
On Feb. 25, 2016, the SEC’s Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies met to discuss the ongoing evolution of this new capital landscape. According to the opening remarks of Mary Jo White, SEC Chair, “Since Regulation A+ became effective in June 2015, issuers have publicly filed over sixty offering statements with the Commission.”
As cannabis becomes increasingly welcomed in the United States, an exciting variety of companies are continuing to enter the space.
On March 5, 2016, Oaksterdam University will offer a unique program in response to the growing demand for hands-on cannabis education, and developed for current business owners and managers.
On March 5, 2016, join David Weidenbach at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Francisco, as he leads a panel of recognized industry experts on the past, present and future of how packaging will help shape the industry and be instrumental in setting standards and differentiating companies.
Join Amy Margolis, founder of Emerge Law Group, on March 4, 2016, at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Francisco, as she explores the challenges, barriers and benefits of partnerships between industry members and traditional investors.
California’s new Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act has created a sandstorm of controversy surrounding local permitting.
A sea change in public opinion toward marijuana has ushered in revisions to policy across the regulatory landscape. At the California Cannabis Business Expo on March 4, 2016, Matt Lampert, director of the Socionomics Institute, will detail this sea change.
On March 5, 2016, panelists at the California Cannabis Business Expo will be leading a discussion on “The New Frontier of Banking in the Cannabis Industry.”
The bud, the burn and the joint may be on their way to becoming quaint images of the past as consumers look for ways to consume cannabis that don’t involve smoking.
Managing the costs of growing cannabis is a particular challenge for growers. One of the largest fixed costs is electricity. Since the cost of electricity is unlikely to go down, growers need to look for new and disruptive ways to manage their use of it.
In the session “How California Sales and Use Tax Law Can Prevent Your Business From Obtaining a State License” at the California Cannabis Business Expo on March 5, Mike Parnes will discuss California’s sales and use tax law’s applicability to cannabis-related businesses.
On March 5, 2016, at the CCBE in San Francisco, Adam Orens, a founding partner of The Marijuana Policy Group, whose expertise is in market and regional economic analysis as well as public finance, will be addressing the importance of accurate data and how economic and market studies aid progress.
After two full days of sessions, panels and keynotes, and of course to kick off the weekend properly, attendees of the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Francisco this March will have free access to the Friday Night After Party and Concert.
Marijuana Investor Summit is proud to present a special edition of WeedClub’s @420 Pitch at the California Cannabis Business Expo held at the Hilton Union Square in San Francisco on March 3, 2016.
Join us on March 5, 2016, at the California Cannabis Business Expo at noon as we turn the Imperial Ballroom at the Hilton Union Square in San Francisco into a major pitch event for emerging brands in cannabis.
Chris Bunka, the CEO and Chair at Lexaria Corp. (CSE: LXX) (OTCQB: LXRP), suspects that market-makers and broker-dealers are engaged in something potentially illegal and certainly untoward in connection with the stock of the company.
Brennan Thicke, the director of the Venice Beach Care Center, a medical cannabis collective in California, and his father, Alan Thicke, who played Jason Seaver on the 80s sitcom “Growing Pains,” will be in attendance at the California Cannabis Business Expo this March 3-5, 2016.
At the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Francisco this March, you can experience the legal cannabis industry’s first pitch event to focus on the hottest and fastest growing companies in cannabis as they begin their journey towards the ultimate prize.
For the first time an event that is clearly geared towards opportunities for profit in the legal marijuana industry takes a hard look at the risks associated with the decision to go legal—not just the financial risk, but the social and moral risks associated therewith.
While financing a regular startup is challenging, financing a cannabis-related startup is even more difficult. Regulation A+ could be a game changer for the legal cannabis industry by letting everyday cannabis consumers financially support the companies they love.
Dale Sky Jones, the Executive Chancellor of Oaksterdam University, will be joining the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Francisco this March to discuss how to mitigate your business risk through advocacy, as well as Oaksterdam Certification Training.
In just 30 days, David Evans, Executive Director of the Drug Free Schools Coalition, will be participating in The Great Marijuana Debate, opposite Ethan Nadelmann, Executive Director of the Drug Policy Alliance, at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Francisco this March.