Breaking News: US to end policy that let legal pot flourish

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is going after legalized marijuana. Sessions is rescinding a policy that had let legalized marijuana flourish without federal intervention across the country. That’s according to two people with direct knowledge of the decision. They were not allowed to publicly discuss it before an announcement […]

2017 CBE Ancillary Business 150

We began the process of evaluating companies for The 2017 CBE Ancillary Business 150 back in May, using CBE Week to get the message out its 30,000 plus subscribers that included a brief survey tracking company revenue performance for the last 3 years as well as other proprietary information. CBE […]

Vermont governor says no to legalizing recreational cannabis – Cannabis Business Executive

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) has vetoed legislation that would have legalized marijuana for recreational use, delivering a blow to legalization backers who hoped Vermont would be the next domino to fall. Scott told reporters during a press conference Wednesday that he is not strictly opposed to legalization, but he […]

The real reason why entrepreneurs and startups should create business plans – Cannabis Business Executive

You’ve got that million dollar idea, you’ve thought of the company name and designed the logo. Now, you are starting your social media campaign, and realize you need investment. The logical next step? Create a business plan to get funding.  So many business owners and entrepreneurs see a business plan […]

KIND Financial hires PayPal veteran as their new chief marketing officer – Cannabis Business Executive

PRESS RELEASE LOS ANGELES, CA – Building on its momentum in bringing greater credibility to a rapidly growing economy, KIND Financial, the leader of end-to-end technology and compliance solutions for the cannabis industry, today announced the appointment of Dave Peck as Chief Marketing Officer effective June 15, 2017. Peck brings a […]

New national poll results: Cannabis approval in U.S. at all-time high – Cannabis Business Executive

Cannabis is hot! It’s sexy and exciting. There is constant news coverage of cannabis, so it must be important. We hear numbers like there was more than $6 billion in legal retail cannabis sales last year, so it’s clearly big business. It seems like every week a state decriminalizes, passes a […]

President Vicente Fox announced as keynote speaker for NCIA’s fourth annual cannabis business summit and expo – Cannabis Business Executive

OAKLAND, CA – The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) announces that former President of Mexico Vicente Fox will be the keynote speaker for its flagship event, Cannabis Business Summit and Expo. Fox served as President of Mexico from 2000 to 2006, and since his presidency has become a notable proponent […]