Pain, Pain, Go Away: Cannabis and the Medical Consumer

America is in pain. In fact, according to the National Institutes of Health, among all U.S. adults, nearly 40 million (17.6%) report suffering from severe pain, while about 25.3 million (11.2%) complained of experiencing daily pain throughout the previous three months. Continue reading “Pain, Pain, Go Away: Cannabis and the Medical Consumer”

mCig Inc (OTCMKTS:MCIG) Riding A Wave of Momentum

mCig Inc (OTCMKTS:MCIG) is in the midst of an aggressive turnaround over recent weeks. We suggested as much in our most recent piece on the name, pointing to a new tone being struck by the company in its communications, as well as a strong new wave of investment flows coming into the cannabis space in general. Shares of MCIG have been exploding higher in the interim, ripping over 100% to the upside in the past month of action as we move closer to recreational legalization in the whopping California marketplace. Continue reading “mCig Inc (OTCMKTS:MCIG) Riding A Wave of Momentum”

Investing In Marijuana: Cannabis Industry Raises Hit $1.8 Billion, Up 150% Year Over Year

Despite strong opposition from former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and the overall limitations imposed by federal illegality in the U.S., 2017 is shaping up to be a great year for the North American cannabis in Continue reading “Investing In Marijuana: Cannabis Industry Raises Hit $1.8 Billion, Up 150% Year Over Year”

New security technology now available for the cannabis industry

As a cannabis security consultant, I have had the privilege of working with many leading security equipment vendors across the United States. Working with these vendors allows me to get first-hand knowledge of some pretty cool security technology for the cannabis industry, like the five featured here. Continue reading “New security technology now available for the cannabis industry”

How Many Jobs Depend on Legal Cannabis? We Did the Math.

It’s not easy to determine how many full-time jobs are supported by America’s legal cannabis industry. But that doesn’t mean we can’t try.

As Leafly contributor Rob Reuteman reported yesterday, the federal government doesn’t allow cannabis jobs to be tallied using NAICS codes, which are the basis for most standardized employment data in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Continue reading “How Many Jobs Depend on Legal Cannabis? We Did the Math.”