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Point-of-Sale Software in the Cannabis Industry – 2021 Report

Point-of-Sale Software in the Cannabis Industry – 2021 Report

The fourth annual Point-of-Sale Software in the Cannabis Industry report is now available for free download here. The 2021 report provides a comprehensive update on point-of-sale (POS) software market share across the cannabis industry using primary research conducted by Cannabiz Media’s research team.

Cannacurio Podcast Episode 39 with Steve LaFaille of Tecogen

Cannacurio Podcast Episode 39 with Steve LaFaille of Tecogen

Tecogen Vice President of Business Development Steve LaFaille joins Ed Keating to talk about how his company's products help cannabis and hemp cultivators efficiently meet their engery needs as well as how his team uses the Cannabiz Media database to support their business development initiatives.

Cannabiz Media Launches Cannabiz Intelligence

Cannabiz Media Launches Cannabiz Intelligence

Cannabiz Media is launching Cannabiz Intelligence™ - the single, comprehensive source for verified cannabis and hemp financial analysis, merger and acquisition (M&A) targeting, and valuations. 

Cannacurio Podcast Episode 38 with Scott Campbell of METER Group

Cannacurio Podcast Episode 38 with Scott Campbell of METER Group

METER Group CEO Scott Campbell joins Ed Keating to talk about how his company's products help cannabis and hemp cultivators connect science, engineering, and design to improve productivity as well as how his team uses the Cannabiz Media database to connect with qualified sales leads!

Under the Radar Cannabis Companies to Watch

Under the Radar Cannabis Companies to Watch

When we were building Cannabiz Media’s Cannabiz Intelligence™ business intelligence base, we identified a number of cannabis companies that are operating under the radar today but could present big opportunities in the future. In other words, these are companies to watch!

Cannacurio #48: Dispensary & Retailer Leaderboard September 2021

Cannacurio #48: Dispensary & Retailer Leaderboard September 2021

Dispensaries and retailers have continued to come online this year. We count 1,846 licenses issued through the end of August. Six states issued 100 or more licenses.

Franchising in the Cannabis Industry

Franchising in the Cannabis Industry

Franchising in the cannabis industry has been gaining widespread interest over the past few years. Today, Cannabiz Media is tracking a growing number of licensed cannabis franchise businesses in the Cannabiz Intelligence business intelligence base.

Cannacurio #47 – Software Stack Summer 2021

Cannacurio #47 – Software Stack Summer 2021

The number of companies in the cannabis software stack continued to grow during Covid. Learn the key findings and see which brands are big and where in the new Cannabis Software Stack Summer 2021 report.

Georgia Announces Winners of 6 Medical Marijuana Licenses

Georgia Announces Winners of 6 Medical Marijuana Licenses

Georgia finally announces the six winners of these vertically integrated licenses. Only two Multi-State Operators (MSOs) won while key companies lost out entirely. Lawsuits are expected to be filed.

Cannacurio Podcast Episode 37 with David Rula of Gold Leaf Packaging

Cannacurio Podcast Episode 37 with David Rula of Gold Leaf Packaging

Gold Leaf Packaging founding partner David Rula joins Ed Keating to talk about how the company sprang up in Alabama to become a nationwide distributer, how they're able to stand apart in the cannabis industry, how they utilize the Cannabiz Media database, and more!

Cannacurio #45: Manufacturing Licenses January - May 2021

Cannacurio #45: Manufacturing Licenses January - May 2021

Cannabis manufacturing licenses are important assets for companies because the products are often powerful brands. These brands, unlike license assets, can cross state lines and will undoubtedly help well-established companies thrive and build market share.

Cannacurio Podcast Episode 36 with Kevin Hart of Green Check Verified

Cannacurio Podcast Episode 36 with Kevin Hart of Green Check Verified

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, how Ed Keating speaks with Kevin Hart, CEO and Founder of Green Check Verified, a leading provider of cannabis banking solutions and expert advisory services for financial institutions.

Cannacurio #44: Cultivation License Leaderboard January – May 2021

Cannacurio #44: Cultivation License Leaderboard January – May 2021

During the first five months of 2021, here's where the new cultivation licenses have been issued, what it means for the total number of licenses, and what might it translate into in terms of expanded canopy size.

Cannacurio Podcast Episode 35 with Bryan Passman of Hunter + Esquire

Cannacurio Podcast Episode 35 with Bryan Passman of Hunter + Esquire

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, host Ed Keating speaks with Bryan Passman, CEO and Founder of Hunter + Esquire, a full-service, retained executive recruitment and human capital advisory firm focused solely on the cannabis and psychedelics industries.

Cannacurio #43: Where Will the Next Cannabis Licenses Be Issued?

Cannacurio #43: Where Will the Next Cannabis Licenses Be Issued?

While many focus on the big license producing states like California, Oklahoma, Colorado, Washington, and Oregon where over 83% of the nation’s licenses are issued, we miss out on other states that are quietly issuing licenses or are evaluating their programs. 

Cannacurio Podcast Episode 34 with Ryan Fleming and Paul Clifford of Sage Intacct

Cannacurio Podcast Episode 34 with Ryan Fleming and Paul Clifford of Sage Intacct

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, host Ed Keating speaks with Ryan Fleming, account executive, and Paul Clifford, senior solution consultant, at Sage Intacct, a cloud accounting and financial management solution for the cannabis industry.

Cannacurio Podcast Episode 33 with Tony Repanich of Shield Compliance

Cannacurio Podcast Episode 33 with Tony Repanich of Shield Compliance

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, we speak with Tony Repanich, President and Chief Operating Officer of Shield Compliance, a comprehensive compliance management platform for banking cannabis-related businesses.

Cannacurio #42: Dispensary & Retailer Leaderboard February 2021

Cannacurio #42: Dispensary & Retailer Leaderboard February 2021

So far this year, 14 states have added a total of 276 new cannabis dispensaries/retailers. The largest contributor was not California nor Oklahoma - it was Arizona. Read on for more details.

Who Will Win Licenses in Georgia?

Who Will Win Licenses in Georgia?

Georgia’s Access to Medical Cannabis Commission will bestow only six cannabis business licenses. The state has received almost 70 applications already, but the applicant information is not public. We've deduced some of the likely applicants.