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What Consumers Want from CBD Brands

What Consumers Want from CBD Brands

CBD products have exploded in popularity in recent years, and new brands seem to be entering the market every week. However, the oversaturation of CBD brands is making it more challenging for consumers to know what to buy and where to buy it. 

Visit Cannabiz Media at CannaCon Midwest Chicago

Visit Cannabiz Media at CannaCon Midwest Chicago

If you’re attending CannaCon Midwest Chicago, stop by booth #705 to chat with the Cannabiz Media team and see the Cannabiz Media License Database in action.

How to Learn about State Cannabis Laws and Licensing Rules

How to Learn about State Cannabis Laws and Licensing Rules

There are a number of websites that keep updated information about state cannabis laws and rules. That means you don’t necessarily have to visit each state’s regulatory websites and read through pages and pages of legal code to get the information you need.

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.

Cannabiz Media Client Spotlight – Gold Leaf Packaging

Cannabiz Media Client Spotlight – Gold Leaf Packaging

Cannabiz Media recently spoke with David Rula, founding partner of Gold Leaf Packaging, to learn more about how he and his team use the Cannabiz Media License Database to support their sales and business growth initiatives.

How to Keep up with Cannabis Industry News

How to Keep up with Cannabis Industry News

So much is changing in the cannabis industry that it can be challenging to keep up with the latest national and state-by-state laws and business insights. Here are a dozen great blogs, podcasts, newsletters, and daily alerts that can help you stay up-to-date in this continually evolving industry.

How to Use Identity Guidelines to Protect Your Cannabis Brand

How to Use Identity Guidelines to Protect Your Cannabis Brand

Cannabis businesses and cannabis-related businesses must start competing at the brand level if they want to capture significant market share. In other words, you need to define your cannabis brand based on the 7 P’s of branding ...

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!

The Future of Cannabis Industry Trade Shows and Events

The Future of Cannabis Industry Trade Shows and Events

As the world starts to reopen in 2021, some cannabis industry trade shows have already started again, and the future looks bright – albeit, a bit different than what we knew before. Here are some of the key things you’re likely to notice at future cannabis industry trade shows and events in a post-COVID world.

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.

How to Build a Remote Team for Your Cannabis Business

How to Build a Remote Team for Your Cannabis Business

Since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down most of the country for an extended period of time, the way many people work has changed. Remote work became the norm, and many employees don’t want to go back to working outside the home again. At the same time, a lot of employers have realized it’s more cost-effective and productive to have a remote team than they realized pre-pandemic. 

How to Improve Cannabis Dispensary Staff Professionalism

How to Improve Cannabis Dispensary Staff Professionalism

As competition increases in the cannabis industry, retail and medical dispensaries need to differentiate themselves in order to gain new customers and earn continued loyalty from existing customers.

Cannabiz Media Client Spotlight – Green Check Verified

Cannabiz Media Client Spotlight – Green Check Verified

Green Check Verified is a leading provider of cannabis banking solutions and expert advisory services for financial institutions. Cannabiz Media recently spoke with Kevin Hart, CEO and Founder of Green Check Verified, to learn more about how he and his team use the Cannabiz Media License Database to support their research, sales, and growth initiatives.

Cannabis Investing and License Values are on the Rise

Cannabis Investing and License Values are on the Rise

Cannabis investment interest comes from people looking to invest in public company stocks and from individuals, groups, and entities that want to invest capital into cannabis businesses and licenses themselves.

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.

Cannabis Consumption Licenses Are Gaining Traction Across the U.S.

Cannabis Consumption Licenses Are Gaining Traction Across the U.S.

Cannabis consumption restrictions pose a significant problem that has plagued the growth of cannabis markets in the United States, but it’s a problem that is slowly being solved as more states introduce onsite cannabis consumption licenses. 

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.

Networking Tips for Cannabis Industry Professionals

Networking Tips for Cannabis Industry Professionals

Whether you want to find a job in the cannabis industry, launch a startup, or strengthen your business’ cannabis industry supply chain, effectively networking with other cannabis industry professionals can help you reach your goals.

How Patents Affect the Value of a Cannabis License and Investor Interest

How Patents Affect the Value of a Cannabis License and Investor Interest

One of the most effective ways to get the attention of investors is to offer something useful and unique to the market that isn’t easy to duplicate. Patents help you do it.