Knowledge Keiretsu caught up with professional investors Sturges Karban and Urban Smedeby, MJIC, Inc., a Los Angeles-based full-service cannabis company, to get their thoughts on navigating the opportunities and challenges of investing in the legal cannabis market.
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For anyone curious about working in the world of weed, a new resource makes job-hunting easier. A recruiting agency for legal cannabis firms has launched a website that aims to serve as a one-stop shop for employers and job seekers.
Countries around the globe are embracing legal medicinal or recreational cannabis, and the industry is reacting accordingly.
An industry previously only regulated by law enforcement leaves tremendous uncertainty for those looking to get into the industry from an investment perspective. Organizations like MJIC are stepping up to provide regulatory support and protection for marijuana operators.
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.
The cannabis industry seems unstoppably ascendant at the moment. Medicinal marijuana is now legal in 28 states plus D.C., while recreational marijuana is legal in nine states plus D.C., which opens the doors for a lot of new business opportunities.
Want to know the most important factor for being a respected professional in today’s legal cannabis industry? Reputation.
As Legalization 2.0 hits its 18th month stride, women are increasingly making their presence felt in every level of the business and regulatory space.
Eddie Miller, the 30-year-old founder of a budding pot empire, doesn’t come off as your typical weed advocate.
As marijuana laws undergo serious change in the U.S., new pot-related startups have sparked up all over the place. But what will separate the pretenders from the contenders in what’s becoming an extremely crowded space?
Some may not like it, but legal cannabis is big business already — a $700 million business last year in Colorado alone, Viridian Capital & Research reports.
The spirit of the JOBS Act is strong, though its flesh (that is, its actual implementation) is weak. The spirit of that 2012 enactment may have just created an important new conduit for the movement of cash into the growing legal cannabis industry in the United States.
It was a mixed Monday as U.S. stocks were very quiet following the record close on Friday. The S&P 500 ended the day with no gain to close at 2018.
Meet the 2014 MJINews Power Players. These are the 10 movers and shakers that influence investment opportunities in the legal marijuana industry. Some are advocates. Others are not.
As more states legalize marijuana for medical and recreational use, companies invest in products to capitalize on the green.