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Washington Pot Profits Expected to Double in the Coming Years

A new analysis of Washington state recreational marijuana sales says revenues are expected to double by 2020. The report by New Frontier Data and Arcview Market Research says even as medical dispensaries...

Industry ‘Cannabis Caucuses’ Happen This Week

The California Cannabis Caucuses for marijuana businesses happen this week. One takes place in Santa Monica today. The other happens in Oakland Thursday. They're being organized by the  (NCIA). Schedu...
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Weed Entrepreneurs Unite

California's weed entrepreneurs are coming together. The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) is holding its third annual national conference, the Cannabis Business Summit and Expo, in Oakland this ...

Wall Street Gets Serious About Pot Business

There have been a lot of rumblings about big money showing interest in the green rush sweeping the nation. Legal profits could attract deep pockets. But, until now, most of the rumblings have been that --...

Cannabis World Congress Comes to Southern California

The Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo is coming to the Los Angeles Convention Center today through Friday. Organizers say it will be a one-stop networking shop for dispensary owners and others in t...
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Senators Seek to Make Banking Safer for Dispensaries

Federal rules have already softened up for banks that want to do business with marijuana businesses in states where medical and recreational pot is legal. But it's still a risk. New legislation by senator...
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A Federal Tax Breakthrough Could be Near For Pot Biz

A recent Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council report might be an early holiday gift to accountants who help marijuana businesses in medical and recreational states like California and Colorado. The repo...
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Colorado’s Lawyer’s Can Now Rep Marijuana Businesses

You would think this was a no-brainer. But it took an act of Colorado Supreme Court to allow lawyers to represent marijuana businesses in that recreational-legal state. Yesterday the court ruled that "a l...