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Cannacurio: Tennessee Hemp

June 22, 2020

Hemp has been an important crop throughout the history of the U.S., and to a certain extent in Tennessee according to Tennessee’s Department of Agriculture. The history of hemp production in Tennessee dates to the early 19th century with the arrival of pioneer families.

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Cannacurio: Cultivation Leaderboard (May 2020 Update)

June 18, 2020

We have been tracking key cannabis activities on the Cannacurio blog and this week we look at YTD cultivation licenses. Last time we checked California and Oklahoma were responsible for 94% of the new cultivation licenses issued

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Cannacurio: Dispensary & Retailer Leaderboard (May 2020 Update)

June 9, 2020

Through May 2020 the industry has added 554 licenses year to date with 88 in April and 77 in May. Those 554 represent an 8% increase from the 6,927 at the beginning of the year.

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Cannacurio: Violations & Fines in Florida’s Medical Marijuana Market

June 2, 2020

Cannabiz Media paid the state of Florida for copies of complaints, violations and fines issued by the Department of Health’s Medical Marijuana program. We were furnished with 90 documents that included images, photocopies, correspondence, and copies of checks.

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Cannacurio: Texas Hemp

May 27, 2020

The 2018 Farm Bill legalized the commercial production of hemp and authorized states to submit state plans to administer hemp programs. On June 10, 2019, House Bill 1325, was signed into law by Texas Governor Greg Abbott.

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Cannacurio: Testing & Distribution Leaderboards (Q1 2020)

May 19, 2020

In this week’s post we wanted to highlight testing and distribution licenses; two activities that do not receive nearly as much attention as dispensaries, manufacturers, and cultivators.

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Cannacurio: California Microbusinesses

May 12, 2020

Currently California’s Bureau of Cannabis Control has issued 267 active microbusiness licenses. In order to hold a California microbusiness license, a licensee must engage in at least three of the following cannabis business activities:

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Cannacurio: Connecticut Hemp

May 4, 2020

It is hemp season and today’s Cannacurio delves into the hemp licenses in our home state of Connecticut. Connecticut has three types of licenses right now that include cultivation, processing and manufacturing.

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Cannacurio: Manufacturing Leaderboard (Q1 2020)

April 27, 2020

One part of the Cannabis value chain that we have not covered this year is Manufacturing. We ended 2019 with 4,804 active licenses. So far this year states have added 178 more or 3.7%.

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Cannacurio: Cultivation Leaderboard (Q1 2020)

April 21, 2020

We have been tracking key cannabis activities on the Cannacurio blog and this week we look back at Q1’s cultivation licenses. Last time we checked California and Oklahoma were responsible for 95% of the new cultivation licenses issued ...

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Cannacurio: Dispensary & Retailer Leaderboard (Q1 2020)

April 13, 2020

The first quarter of 2020 is over and retail & dispensary licenses have increased 5.5% with 385 new stores nationwide. Cannabiz Media tracked the newly active dispensary/retailer licenses from 18 states.

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Cannacurio: License Contact Points – Beyond the Email Address

April 7, 2020

This week we’ll take a departure from license data to highlight some of the unique information we aggregate to help you get a clearer understanding of licensed businesses, their owners and key employees.

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Cannacurio: West Virginia – The Mountain State Receives 285 Applications for 120 Potential Licenses

March 30, 2020

West Virginia recently shared information on their 285 medical marijuana applicants. This includes applications for one laboratory, 44 cultivators, 199 dispensaries and 41 manufacturers.

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Cannacurio: COVID-19 Doesn't Slow Licensing - From Maine to Oklahoma to Florida

March 23, 2020

Business, schools and some government offices have closed down or reduced resources but we’ve still seen a few bright and interesting spots of license issuance. In the last week Maine issued their first conditional licenses while Oklahoma ...

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Cannacurio: Hemp Retail Expands to Florida

March 17, 2020

Our team has been working with the Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (FDAC) to understand how they are handling hemp-derived CBD at the retail level. On January 1, 2020 new regulations became effective allowing ...

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Cannacurio: 95% of This Year’s Cultivation Licenses Have Been Issued by Two States

March 9, 2020

Last month we shared that California and Oklahoma were responsible for 95% of the new cultivation licenses issued and that trend is continuing in 2020. In the first two months of the year we have tracked 1,232 new licenses with 690 ....

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Cannacurio: Where Are the New Dispensaries Opening?

March 2, 2020

Two months into 2020 and it’s time to take a look at the retail & dispensary landscape. So far this year Cannabiz Media has tracked 256 newly active dispensary/retailer licenses from 14 states.

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Cannacurio: Who Paid the Biggest Fines in Colorado Last Year?

February 24, 2020

In 2017, the Colorado General Assembly repealed the statutory mandate that the Department of Revenue report this information to the Colorado General Assembly (HB 17-1137). However, the Department of Revenue Marijuana Enforcement Division still issues a report ...

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Cannacurio: Active Distribution Licenses In 2019 By State

February 17, 2020

In some ways cannabis distribution serves as a business-to-business delivery license. In the few states that have these licenses, they serve as the link between license holders as cannabis moves along the supply chain.

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Cannacurio: Active Cultivation Licenses In 2019 By State

February 10, 2020

This week we turn our attention to the beginning of the cannabis value chain by looking at where the 9,190 cultivation licenses were generated last year. As readers of this blog have seen with our analysis of manufacturing and retail/dispensaries –

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

April 1, 2021

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.

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 33 with Tony Repanich of Shield Compliance

March 24, 2021

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.

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 32 with Robert Mohr and Haley Hayes of PeopleGuru

February 24, 2021

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss speak with Robert Mohr, Cannabis Channel Manager, and Haley Hayes, Sales Executive, from PeopleGuru, a cloud-based and cannabis-friendly HR payroll, human capital management, and technology provider.

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 31 with Lewis Koski of Metrc

February 18, 2021

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss speak with Lews Koski, Chief Operating Officer of Metrc, a leading seed-to-sale track-and-trace technology company for the cannabis and hemp industries.

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 30 with James Eichner and Ron Basak-Smith of Sana Packaging

February 3, 2021

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss new adult-use cannabis licenses from Arizona and Colorado license expiration data as well as hemp licenses North Carolina. We also speak with James Eichner and Ron Basak-Smith, co-founders of Sana Packaging, a sustainable cannabis and hemp packaging company.

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 29 with Lisa Jordan of Canna Advisors

January 27, 2021

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss cannabis licenses from Oklahoma, Rhode Island, and Colorado as well as 2020 trend data. We also speak with Lisa Jordan, VP of Marketing for Canna Advisors, a cannabis industry consulting company that helps cannabis entrepreneurs win licenses and grow their businesses.

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 28 with Colton Griffin of Flourish

January 14, 2021

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss new cannabis licenses from Oklahoma, Washington, California, Rhode Island, Michigan, and Canada as well as testing lab and distributor license trends in 2020. We also speak with Colton Griffin, CEO of Flourish Software, a seed-to-sale software solution for the cannabis and hemp industries.

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 27 with Zach Gordon of Grassi CPA

January 6, 2021

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss 2020 cannabis license leaderboards as well as license growth in 2020. We also speak with Zach Gordon, Tax Senior Manager at Grassi CPAs, an accounting and professional services company with a long history supporting clients operating in and with the cannabis industry.

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 26 with Karen Mayberry of Trym

December 9, 2020

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss retailer and dispensary license updates from the past 11 months as well as new license data for California, Oregon, and Oklahoma that has been added to the Cannabiz Media License Database.

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 25 with Tom Bruggeman and Mike Bracewell of Tom's Tumbler

October 29, 2020

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss new license data for California, Michigan, and Oklahoma that has been added to the Cannabiz Media License Database. We also speak with Tom Bruggeman and Mike Bracewell of Tom's Tumbler, ...

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 24 with Graham McConnell of Nth Round

October 21, 2020

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss hemp licenses, trademarks, and retail point-of-sale data. We also speak with Graham McConnell the co-founder of Nth Round, ...

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 23 with Bill Owens and Todd Mock of Samson Extracts

October 7, 2020

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss international licenses in Columbia and Canada as well as new point-of-sale and CRM data being added to the Cannabiz Media License Database.

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 22 with Jason Ortiz of Minority Cannabis Business Association

September 30, 2020

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss beneficial owners, backers and true parties of interest in Connecticut as well as cultivation leaderboards, and new point-of-sale data being added to the Cannabiz Media License Database.

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 21 with Mark Diener of JULABO

September 16, 2020

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss license updates coming to the Cannabiz Media License Database, including Oregon cannabis licenses, Louisiana CBD licenses, and Pennsylvania, Ohio, Montana and South Carolina hemp licenses.

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 20 with Kristen Nichols and Shannon Shuman of Marijuana Business Daily

September 9, 2020

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss dispensary and retailer license data from Oklahoma, Michigan, and California.

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 19 - Cannabis Software Stack Report

September 2, 2020

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss the data and insights found in Cannabiz Media's Cannabis Software Stack Report. For more details about each technology sector ...

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 18 with John Manlove and Rob Fess of Apex Trading

August 19, 2020

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss new license data updates from Michigan, Pennsylvania, Utah, Virginia, and more.

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 17 with Kim Stuck of Allay Consulting

August 14, 2020

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss Virginia hemp licenses and regulations, new license data coming from California, Washington, Florida and Alberta, Canada, and more.

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 16 with Danny Pomirchy of PMG Development

August 5, 2020

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss Cannabiz Media's Cannabis Software Stack Report, mapping contact titles to roles and levels within the Cannabiz Media License Database, ...

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 15 with Rachel Fournier of Agrify

July 7, 2020

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss hemp license updates, Cannabiz Media's annual point-of-sale software survey, and more.

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 14 with Jeff Harris of Springbig

July 1, 2020

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss year-to-date cultivation licenses, Tennessee hemp, and more.

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 13 with Tyler Stratford of Monica's House

June 17, 2020

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss year-to-date dispensary and retail licenses, Oklahoma license saturation, and more.

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 12 with Bryan Lopez and Scott Denholm of BryteMap

June 10, 2020

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss hemp licenses, Florida license violations, and more.

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 11 with Michael Crane of DataOwl

June 3, 2020

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss hemp grower, processor, and manufacturing licenses in Connecticut, Michigan, Missouri, and more.

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 10 with Xavier Jaillet of HAL Extraction

May 27, 2020

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss cannabis testing and distribution licenses across the United States as well as hemp licenses in Texas.

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 9 with David O'Brien of Massachusetts Cannabis Business Association

May 22, 2020

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss microbusiness licenses in California and hemp license data across the country.

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 8 with Debra Borchardt of Green Market Report

May 20, 2020

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss hemp licenses across the country as well as microbusiness licenses in California.

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 7 with Nick Tennant of Precision Extraction Solutions

May 15, 2020

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss license numbers and cannabis license verification as well as retail and dispensary license data in 2020. We also speak with Nick Tennant, Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Precision Extraction Solutions, a global leader in cannabis extraction equipment, technology, site planning, compliance, lab build-out, installation, consulting, and training.

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 6 with Tim Sultan of Marijuana Industry Trade Association

May 13, 2020

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss license numbers and cannabis license verification as well as retail and dispensary license data in 2020.

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 5 with Dawne Morris of PROTEUS 420

May 6, 2020

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss new cannabis retailer and dispensary licensing data during the first quarter of 2020.

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 4 with Kaliko Castille and Amy Rose of NCIA

April 28, 2020

In the new episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss the latest U.S. cannabis cultivation licensing data. We also speak with Kaliko Castille, Director of Marketing, ...

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 3 with Justin Mayhall of BioTrack

April 16, 2020

In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss new cannabis licensing data out of West Virginia. We also speak with Justin Mayhall, ...

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 2 with Taylor Jones of Blackbird

April 13, 2020

In this week's Cannacurio Podcast, join my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I as we catch up on data trends and news from the Cannabiz Media License Database and speak with Taylor Jones, Vice President of Sales for Blackbird, ...

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Cannacurio Podcast Episode 1 with Chaz Hermanowski of Grove Bags

April 1, 2020

Join me and Cannabiz Media's Director of Sales and Trade Associations, Amanda Guerrero on the first episode of Cannabiz Media's Cannacurio Podcast where we talk about interesting data pulled from the Cannabiz Media License Database and interview one of our power users.

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