The Wink In Weed: Lessons From The Grape Trade

Julie Child and Wine

By David Rheins There are many lessons the legal cannabis business can learn from studying the evolution of America’s wine industry. As agricultural products with inebriating properties, wine and weed have much in common. Like cannabis, wine has been an integral part of human society since pre-historic times. Wine like cannabis is used in many different ways, including Read the full article…

Marijuana-Roasted Coffee Is Now Legally Available for Purchase

Kian Abedini's Compelling & Rich is now selling "herb conditioned" (in which the herb is marijuana) Ethiopian Yirgacheffe coffee beans. While the beans smell exactly like the green stuff, they won't actually get anyone high because they don't contain any THC.

CALIFORNIA: Los Angeles-based coffee company has figured out a way to sell marijuana-infused coffee all around the world regardless of state or country laws. According to Fast Company, Kian Abedini’s Compelling & Rich is now selling “herb conditioned” (in which the herb is marijuana) Ethiopian Yirgacheffe coffee beans. While the beans smell exactly like the green stuff, they Read the full article…

Colorado Pot Shops Banned From Advertising

Advertising experts say that until the entire industry has a reasonable level of clarity in regards to the regulations surrounding marijuana marketing, “potrepreneurs,” are on their own.

COLORADO:  The legalization of recreational pot in Colorado means big business, and with big business comes cutthroat competition and the desperate need for cost effective advertising. However, many marijuana marketers are finding out that their advertising dollars are worthless in the commercial world, as many new media outlets simply will not allow businesses dealing in cannabis to Read the full article…

Ad Agencies Prepare For The Legal Marijuana Market

Local grandmother and businesswoman starts her own marijuana infused soda company as she manages epilepsy with medical cannabis.

COLORADO: The slogan, “This Bud’s for You” may already be claimed, but that isn’t stopping advertising executives from dreaming about getting in on the burgeoning sales of legal medical and recreational marijuana – an industry estimated to already be generating revenues in the billions of dollars. With medical marijuana sales legal in 20 states and the District Read the full article…