Marketing Pulse for Cannabis Brands

The green rush is here. With CBD and Hemp being federally legalized, and Marijuana legalization happening in more and more states, it seems the opportunity and timing to get into Cannabis is happening right before our eyes. With that said, there are hundreds of competing brands, layer that with limiting go to market opportunities, legal […]

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Control Your Chaos

The legal cannabis industry doubled in revenue from 2015 to 20201, there are multiple challenges associated with this growth.  Many companies are looking at sources of chaos in the industry such as regulations, financial and technical growth challenges.  But the successful companies will also be considering their most influential source of chaos…their people.  In times of major change, […]

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Understanding Your Cannabis Insurance Policy: The Necessity for Crime Insurance

As the medical and recreational cannabis industry continues to grow and thrive, the demand for crime insurance products is also increasing. Cannabis-related businesses are subject to risk at every stage of the supply chain, with a myriad of potential loss exposures ranging from property and equipment damage, to general liability and product liability, to simply […]

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Understanding the Dangers of the USDA’s Interim Hemp and CBD Interim Rules

By Dr. John O’Connor Ph.D. and Shawn Valor The USDA just dropped a bombshell on the CBD industry using Kentucky inspired set laws that will leave many farmers in ruin. In the report they confirmed and stated that over 70% of farmer went into CBD hemp growing and just put through regulation that are only […]

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Early Frost Hits the Cannabis Harvest in Eastern WA

A record setting frost hit this year in Eastern Washington. How will this effect cannabis farms and the wholesale marketplace? […]

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TERPENES vs. FLAVORINGS: Is there really any difference?

It’s important to know what you are vaping. The new world of CBD and THC vaping, has for better and mostly worse, taken its cues from the e-cig industry. They have marketed to underage consumers, filled their e-juice with synthetic flavorings, propylene glycol, vegetable glycerin, not to mention the 100+ chemicals in the nicotine oil […]

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WA Flavored Vape Ban: What I-502 Companies Need To Know

In recent weeks Governor Inslee has led the charge to reduce Washington State’s risk for vape related illness. Today the ban was placed into effect, here’s what it says and everything I-502 Cannabis Companies should know: WAC 246-80-020 Prohibition. No person including, but not limited to, a person licensed under chapter 69.50 RCW or chapter […]

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are your lab results accurate

Don’t Get Busted: Avoiding Fake Lab Reports for THC

Lab reports, or a Certificate of Authenticity (COA), are necessary in to ensure that THC levels are below legal limits. Avoid fake lab reports with Kush.com […]

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Natural vs. Synthetic CBD & Cannabinoids: Everything You Need To Know

Over the past decade, the cannabis- and hemp-derived compound cannabidiol (CBD) as well as other cannabinoids have taken center stage in the ongoing revolution of hemp. This is mostly due to the work of researchers, who through numerous independent studies have found evidence of various therapeutic properties in CBD. Today, both natural and synthetic CBD are […]

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Retail vs. Wholesale Cannabis in 2020

For newly recreational states like California and Michigan, there’s a lot to learn from the now 7 year old industry. If you haven’t heard, both Colorado and Washington (which were first to legalize back in 2012) have seen drastic changes in the wholesale marketplace this year. Wholesale cannabis prices have risen 2x of what they […]

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