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7 Cannabis Trends to Watch Out for in the Next Year

Author Photo Andrew Peters
May 06, 2020

The global cannabis industry is experiencing a major transition period, and a lot of people are wondering what will come of cannabis in the future. As legalization expands, support increases and cannabis…

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Lifford Cannabis Solutions Elevates National Cannabis Portfolio With Premium Accessories Brand Accoutrements

Author Photo Andrew Peters
Jan 09, 2019

Lifford Cannabis Solutions has added premium cannabis accessories brand Accoutrements to its portfolio. Founded by entrepreneur Heidi Fortes, Accoutrements seeks to elevate the cannabis experience by providing high-quality, artfully-crafted pieces to consumers…

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World’s Largest Dispensary to Open in Las Vegas

Author Photo Andrew Peters
Oct 29, 2018

Planet 13 is an award-winning, vertically-integrated cannabis company headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, and on November 1st, Planet 13 plans to open a 40,000-square-foot cannabis entertainment complex, featuring a 16,500-square-foot dispensary. The…

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From Bras to Buds; Retail Giant Sees Opportunities in Cannabis

Author Photo Andrew Peters
Oct 29, 2018

Peter Horvath, CEO of Green Growth Brands Ltd (GGB) is the former CEO behind mega US retailers like Bath & Body Works, American Eagle, and Victoria's Secret. Now, he's taking his expertise…

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Dixie Brands Inc. Looks to Go Public in Canada

Author Photo Andrew Peters
Oct 03, 2018

On September 28, 2018, Dixie Brands, Inc. signed a definitive merger agreement in connection with its proposed public listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE). Pending approval from the CSE, Dixie Brands…

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Cannabis Companies Thriving Under Female Leadership

Author Photo Andrew Peters
Oct 02, 2018

As the cannabis space experiences a boom across the globe, it’s clear by just visiting any convention or industry event; the space is dominated by men, specifically the blazer-wearing types that often…

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Fire & Flower Is Leading the New Wave of Cannabis Retailers

Author Photo Andrew Peters
Oct 01, 2018

Canada is less than three weeks away from legalizing the recreational use of cannabis nationally and while each province grapples with designing distribution systems, in Alberta and Saskatchewan, retailer Fire & Flower…

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Let’s Review Budderweeds

Author Photo Andrew Peters
Sep 21, 2018

Budderweeds is a Canadian mail-order company that supplies flowers, edibles, and concentrates to Canadians via an online shopping cart which you can access here.  They offer a wide variety of hand-selected and designer…

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How Vaping Became So Popular

Author Photo Andrew Peters
Sep 21, 2018

How has vaping become so popular? In a relatively short period of time, vaping went from obscure to something that the CDC estimates is enjoyed by over 9 million American adults on a regular…

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Cannabis Commercials; As Seen on YouTube

Author Photo Andrew Peters
Sep 12, 2018

The world is well on its way to seeing legal cannabis become the norm and this has never been more evident than it is now, with a slew of product and service…

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Want to Work in the Cannabis Industry? These Courses Will Help You

Author Photo Andrew Peters
Aug 03, 2018

The cannabis industry in North America is BOOMing, New Frontier Data speculates that there could be as many as 1.1 million new jobs by 2025 in the United States alone. In Canada, the first…

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Women of Cannabis Tell All at Toronto’s Liftexpo

Author Photo Andrew Peters
Jun 12, 2018

Anyone deeply curious and passionate about cannabis in Canada (and the world) was at Lift & Co.'s Expo May 24-27 in Toronto, and I can tell you: the world hasn't seen anything…

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Let’s Talk About Budderweeds

Author Photo Andrew Peters
May 20, 2018

Budderweeds is a Canadian mail-order company that supplies flowers, edibles, and concentrates to Canadians via an online shopping cart which you can access here.  They offer a wide variety of hand-selected and designer…

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The 2018 Green Living Show Includes a Cannabis Stage

Author Photo Andrew Peters
Mar 30, 2018

Recently we were invited to participate in a trade show for Canadians who are into living environmentally friendly and sustainable lifestyles. Specifically the Cannabis portion of the Green Living Show taking place…

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Legal Cannabis in Canada; One Week Later

Author Photo Andrew Peters
Jan 24, 2018

One week ago today, Canada became the second country to legalize cannabis use and so far Canadians seem to be handling the transition well. Stats Canada indicates that 5.4 million or approximately…

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Renee Gagnon on Rebuilding Corporate Culture

Author Photo Andrew Peters
Oct 01, 2017

At the Cannabis Life Conference in Vancouver in early July Renee Gagnon, the founder and CEO of HollyWeed North Cannabis Inc. and the founder and former CEO of Emerald Health, a Canadian Licensed Producer in…

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Testing Cannabis Is Good Business

Author Photo Andrew Peters
Nov 03, 2016

The cannabis industry incanada especially in BC and vancouver island is taking off! Dispensaries, medical marijuana, recreational … herb, oils, tinctures, creams, edibles! These are groundbreaking and very exciting times for cannabis…

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Conference Kit; All the Essentials

Author Photo Andrew Peters
Oct 31, 2016

One of the most important parts of launching a new product or service is getting in front of your target audience. Conferences, conventions, and expos are great ways to promote your brand…

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Cannabis Related Headlines Sept. 26 – 30th

Author Photo Andrew Peters
Oct 31, 2016

Click on the Headline Below to Read The Cannabis Story. Exclusive: 5 'shark tank' stars weigh in on the marijuana boom One kind of business that hasn’t been pitched on Shark Tank:…

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