Monthly Archives: March 2022

Mowing Down the Grass STEM Ceiling

Women in Cannabis Tech: Mowing Down the Grass STEM Ceiling

The national average of women with executive level business positions is just shy of 30%, but in the cannabis industry that statistic stands at only 22%, according to a 2021 MJBizDaily report. Unfortunately, that number only represents the executive level. When you look at the rank and file, it is pretty clear the industry’s reputation […]

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Technology Systems in the Cannabis Industry

Technology Systems in the Cannabis Industry

Conversations about the evolution of the cannabis industry often focus on year-over-year industry growth, innovative new products, and the growth of the legal adult-use market, but technology is often a leading driver of change. This is especially true at cannabis farms and cultivation facilities, like CULTA’s. In an effort to continue the conversation around technology […]

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What to Know Before Your Brand Starts Producing Pre-Rolls

Building Pre-Rolls Into Your SKUs: What to Know Before Your Brand Starts Producing Pre-Rolls

Building a brand is about strategy. With a dazzling array of SKUs available, knowing where to direct one’s focus is crucial. Offering a pre-roll line is fairly inexpensive and a convenient form of consumption for users.  Dope Automation Chief Operations Officer Jessica Jaeger offered a key consideration for moving into pre-rolls.  “The question that should […]

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Mike Tyson Teams Up with WWE Champion on New Cannabis Line

Mike Tyson Teams Up with WWE Champion on New Cannabis Line

Boxer, entrepreneur, and cannabis advocate Mike Tyson has announced his newly launched cannabis company, Tyson 2.0, will acquire a majority stake in Ric Flair Drip, Inc. Heavyweight Matchup Ric Flair, popularly known as “Nature Boy,”  is a 16 time World Heavyweight Wrestling Champion. The strategic alliance between the two heavyweights furthers Tyson’s house of brands strategy […]

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Meanwhile in Canada, the Smoke is Heavy

Meanwhile in Canada, the Smoke is Heavy

A recent editorial in the Canadian newspaper, The Globe and Mail, by a University of Toronto sociologist reviewed the brief history of cannabis legalization in Canada and concluded in rather unequivocal terms that by and large, we as a nation have come through legalization and are now moving on. “Canada took a fairly restrained approach […]

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All You Need to Know (And More)

All You Need to Know (And More)

The sudden emergence of Delta 8 THC and its quick rise in popularity are classic examples of unintended consequences and loopholes that innovative entrepreneurs learn to use. The cannabis plant contains over 100 molecules that are similar. These molecules are called cannabinoids. For example, Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol  is the most plentiful and most psychoactive molecule in the […]

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