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How High Can Legal Pot Profits Get?

How High Can Legal Pot Profits Get?

Twenty-three states have now legalized or decriminalized marijuana. The weed that became popular in the 1960s and ’70s has outgrown its reputation as a dangerous “gateway drug” and is increasingly accepted as a treatment for certain illnesses and a source of relaxation and fun.

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Marijuana Conferences Spark Ideas

Some invisible business spirit once whispered, “If you build it, they will come,” (or its variant, “If you book them, they will come). The hectic marijuana business conference schedule for the winter and spring suggests that marijuana entrepreneurs are not waiting for Election Day.

Morning Radio

Morning Shift: Investors Ready to Cash in on Medical Marijuana Business

We talk about how some Illinois residents plan to invest in Illinois’ medical marijuana business. And, we look at the Illinois Green Party’s attempts at getting on the November ballot. Plus, we chat with one of Chicago’s renowned photographers, John H. White.


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.


How to Hire a Marijuana Business Attorney

Budding entrepreneurs of all strains need two kinds of advisers: an accountant and an attorney. Leaving accounting aside for the moment, let us focus on what to look for in a marijuana business attorney, given the friction between federal and state law where marijuana businesses are legal and regulated.

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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.

MJ Freeway Integration Webinars and List and Promising Women

MJ Freeway

MJ Freeway has product suites targeted at three distinct sectors of the MMJ industry. “Grow Tracker” is for producers and cultivators, “Mix Tracker” is geared towards processors and infused product manufacturers, and “Gram Tracker” is targeted towards collectives, clubs, retailers, and dispensaries.

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Cannabis Business Summit’s Denver Debut

Marijuana business owners are getting Rocky Mountain High in Denver this week. The National Cannabis Industry Association is hosting their first-ever Cannabis Business Summit. The summit takes place June 24- 25, 2014, at the Colorado Convention Center. According to the summit’s official website, it is intended to give marijuana business owners the chance to exchange ideas, discuss best practices, and learn about regulations, policies and legislation.


Proof Is in the Pot: Legal Weed Gives Colorado Business a Boost

New Year’s Day 2014 was the first day Colorado allowed licensed vendors to sell marijuana to anyone 21 years or older, making buying a bag of pot virtually the same as buying a six-pack of beer. Just 24 hours later, the state’s retail marijuana shops, most of which are in the Denver area, surpassed an aggregate $1 million in sales.


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.

outside the box interview

Outside the Box: Businesses Creating New Markets

On this edition of Tomorrow’s Business Today, David Friedman from [MJI News] reveals new ways to invest outside the box. Also joining the program are Adam Justice and Mike Justice from ConnectSense who chat about new developments in Security apps.


SEC warns investors about marijuana-related investments – Investment Executive

Following its transfer to droop a fifth microcap firm that claims to be engaged within the rising marijuana business, U.S. securities regulators issued a warning to investors about the danger of fraud within the area. Proper information regarding trade within the marijuana sector may be withheld from hungry investors, the SEC warns. VIEW FULL ARTICLE

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