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Can cannabis be a substitute for prescription drugs?

In order for a prescription drug to reach the market, it must be extensively studied, first in animal and then in human clinical trials. Safety, efficacy, and risks must be determined. But as anyone who has seen a commercial for a prescription drug knows, there are still side effects. There are risks in stopping a prescription. And, of course, there are the risks of addiction.

Wildfires Have Devastated the West Coast Cannabis Industry

 

The cannabis industry has been hit hard by wildfires raging up and down the West Coast.

It’s wildfire season in the U.S. and cannabis companies up and down the West Coast are feeling the impact. From burned farms and property to potentially contaminated crops from prolonged exposure to smoke, heat, and fire retardant, cannabis businesses in California and Oregon are bracing for yet another difficult fall.

A Detailed Guide on How to Start a Profitable Cannabis Dispensary

If you love cannabis, it seems like a dream job to be around it all day, talk about it all day and help people find the best strains to smoke and edibles to eat. Here’s the thing — this dream can become a reality.

Cannabis brought it more than $50 billion in sales and a nearly 80% jobs increase in a recent calendar year. Needless to say, opportunities are abundant.

Here's How Mobile Benches Are Reshaping The Cannabis Industry

As cannabis growers try to improve efficiencies in their cultivation space, many are looking toward new technology to optimize their operation and boost profits. Facilities in the United States have grown in size and production scale, and because of this, growers have been borrowing potentially helpful techniques from other horticulture industries around the world.

5 States Prepare Vote on Marijuana Legalization in November

There could be a lot more smoking going on in New Jersey, Arizona, South Dakota, Montana, and Mississippi after the November vote.

In the upcoming election, a clutch of U.S. states will decide on the legalization of marijuana.

All told, four states currently have some kind of legalization proposal regarding recreational sale and use on the ballot for the Nov. 3 vote -- New Jersey, Arizona, South Dakota, and Montana. The two most populous states in that group, New Jersey and Arizona, are polling in favor of legalization.

Cannabis Revenue Boosts Canadian Agriculture During Pandemic

Canada’s agriculture sector avoided the general economic decline caused by the COVID-19 pandemic because of a significant boost in cannabis sales.

Canada’s agricultural sector bucked the general economic decline caused by the coronavirus during the first half of the year due to strong cannabis sales, according to Statistics Canada figures outlined by Moose Jaw Today.

The Number One Most Essential Marketing Element for Cannabis Brands

Cannabis businesses will live or die based on whether they can build consumer trust. If customers don’t trust what you’re selling or aren’t sure about your brand, they’re not going to buy from you. But if you can establish a strong baseline of brand trust, you may be able to develop flourishing customer relationships that last indefinitely.

Why is trust so important, and how can you achieve higher levels of trust in your cannabis business?