Unbelievably, it is May and summer is around the corner. The swiftness of our industry seems to accelerate days passing, so I wanted to take a moment to share what’s “top of mind.”
It’s that time when we dust off the year that was and look forward to what may be in the year ahead. At MJ Freeway, we are looking forward to the definitive merger agreement with MTech to be finalized. This will create an exciting new chapter for us and the industry, but we’ll talk more about that later. For right now, let’s do some speculating. Here are my top 10 predictions for the cannabis industry in 2019 (because ‘tis the season for lists, and who doesn’t love them).
With cannabis losing its stigma, many more parents are consuming the drug than ever before. While cannabis is mostly unharmful, some worry that cannabis use in parents can impact the health and wellbeing of children.
The cannabis industry in the United States gets stronger with every state that legalizes. However, this political dance of legalization state-by-state is slowing us down in the global marketplace.
More than half of the American population are living in states with legalized medical marijuana. Canada is also looking to legalize recreational cannabis in 2018. This will raise the current medical cannabis industry to more than 20 billion in sales.
MJ Freeway is a founding member of the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA). We currently contribute as a sustaining member to NCIA, and we also sponsor many events yearly in addition to having the honor of being asked to speak at NCIA educational conferences. As the president of MJ Freeway, I have personally served on the board of NCIA for 5 years running.
As a retail cannabis operator, you may be wondering what products and merchandise to supply at your dispensary. We’ve put together a list of items that are gaining momentum in the world of dabbing.
710 has become an unofficial holiday amongst cannabis consumers and patients that partake in dabbing. 710 is the word "oil" upside down. With no evidence of an uptick in total sales during 710 holiday across the industry, cannabis retailers can take advantage of this opportunity to be the destination for cannabis extracts.
Cannabis is the best industry in the world to be a part of right now! It’s changing people’s lives and expanding at a record pace. However, it’s also complicated, highly regulated, and federally illegal.
Whether you are a new or existing business, a cannabis consultant can help you overcome obstacles to growing your business.
Read on for three reasons why hiring a cannabis consultant is a smart decision.
Lobby Days, an event put on by the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA), kicks off this week. Leadership from multiple cannabis-oriented companies gather together in Washington D.C. to lobby congress and the senate in favor of the expansion of regulated cannabis markets.