Will Australia’s Cannabis Program Follow Canada’s Lead? {$excerpt:n} The news is intriguing in a world overwhelmed with pandemic news. THC Global, a Canadian-Aussie company now raising money and signing global deals, has just bought a “clinic network” of 30 prescribing physicians that will be able to supply up to 6,000 Australian patients this year. In…

COVID-19 & The Hypocrisy of Essential Cannabis Business {$excerpt:n} The cannabis industry is fraught with hypocrisy. Cannabis is good medicine as has been established by the numerous patients we have seen who are now off of their opioids, benzos and sleep agents due to the addition of medical cannabis products to their regimen. We see…

Basking in Sunshine: GrowHealthy {$excerpt:n} The Brand Marketing Byte showcases highlights from Pioneer Intelligence’s Cannabis Brand Marketing Snapshots, featuring data-led case studies covering marketing and business development activities of U.S. licensed cannabis companies. Here is a data-led, shallow dive on GrowHealthy: GrowHealthy – Basking in Sunshine Although Florida may only have a medical market and…

How to Name and Brand Your Cannabis Business {$excerpt:n} Once you have your product and your business model conceived in the legal cannabis industry, it’s time to brand your endeavor. Branding is what will differentiate your company from others in the same cannabis space. It’s a reflection of what you value and why customers should…

The Greater Cannabis Company completes oral CBD patch shipment {$excerpt:n} The first shipment of an innovative oral CBD patch has now been completed. Greater Cannabis Company Inc, a biopharmaceutical company focussed on the development and commercialisation of cannabinoid delivery systems and cannabinoid cannabis products, has announced that it has completed the development, manufacturing, and…

The Top 4 Things Cultivation Directors Should Discuss With Their Operations Manager Right Now {$excerpt:n} Communication is key for efficient interaction between cultivation and business functions at any cannabis operator. So, what are the top four things cultivation directors should be discussing with their operations manager right now, as we face an uncertain Summer 2020…

Cannabis Quality Conference & Expo Goes Virtual {$excerpt:n} The prospect of large events with 50 or more people in Illinois taking place in 2020 seems highly unlikely. Illinois released a plan called Restore Illinois that consists of five phases for reopening the economy. Illinois entered into Phase 2 in early May;  it is not until…

Israeli Begins Granting Export Permits {$excerpt:n} On May 13, months after the Israeli government originally signed off on cannabis exports, a free export order was finally approved by outgoing Minister of the Economy Eli Cohen. This is also sixteen months after the government approved exports of locally grown cannabis (at least in theory) and after…

Did Strip Clubs Open the Door for Cannabis Businesses to Receive PPP Loans? {$excerpt:n} In our previous posts, we discussed why state-legal medical and recreational cannabis businesses are likely not eligible to receive federal financial assistance under the Paycheck Protection Program due to the fact that these businesses are inherently engaged in federally illegal activities. While…