Category: Business

Gold Rush for cannabis trademarks

July 6th, 2017

The California Senate recently amended Assembly Bill 64, an omnibus bill regarding medical and recreational marijuana. Federal trademark registration for cannabis businesses appears unlikely for the foreseeable future. The California cannabis industry and intellectual property lawyers are anticipating a trademark filing frenzy on Jan. 1, 2018, when the California Secretary…

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Recreational Nevada

June 12th, 2017

Gambling vs. Ganja

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The Next Big Boom for Cannabis

June 1st, 2017

Nine U.S. states voted on marijuana-related ballot issues to legalize medical or recreational marijuana in the 2016 election cycle. Eight of the nine initiatives passed with recreational cannabis receiving approval in California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada. This will certainly mean big business for those states and for the cannabis industry…

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Packaging as Science

May 8th, 2017

What influences a purchase?

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Trademark Tips for Businesses

May 3rd, 2017

Protect your IP and brands

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Josh Weinstein

April 27th, 2017

Josh Weinstein doesn’t have the typical resume of a business owner in the cannabis industry. For starters, the Princeton grad who was captain of two national championship chess teams has never even tried marijuana. “But I am very passionate about the industry, its opportunities, its medicine, its criminal justice focal…

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Infringing a Copyright? Rebrand Now!

April 20th, 2017

As cannabis breaks into the realm of legal businesses, branding experts and patent lawyers are keys to a bright future. There are few cases in this country like that of cannabis legalization, with each state writing different laws and all of them still illegal under federal legislation. The paradox of…

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Taking Steps Toward Sustainability

April 19th, 2017

Forward-thinking companies pushing the industry

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Cybersecurity II: Putting it back together

April 11th, 2017

Part II: Different approaches to cyber security in focus following January attack on MJ Freeway MJ Freeway is keeping the details of its investigation close to the vest, but the company says there’s no doubt the cyberattack that brought down its entire system on Jan. 7 was “malicious and criminal.”…

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Avoid a Costly, Frivolous Lawsuit

April 6th, 2017

In the cannabis industry, there are a lot of potential liabilities, which are obligations to pay for damages you cause someone else to suffer. For instance, the law generally says that any party in the chain of manufacturing or distribution of a product can be held liable for damages the…

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Marijuana has always been a hot commodity, albeit a taboo one, but regardless of whether the market is recreational, medical, grey or black, the product has never been a tough sell. Now more than ever cannabis is in the mainstream and public demand has spread from millennials to baby-boomers. But alongside the demand for product comes the demand for producers, retailers, processors and hundreds of ancillary businesses that have long-existed as packaging suppliers, design firms, soil producers and countless other roles that could easily transition to the new industry.

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Growing cannabis, as it turns out, isn’t the hardest part of operating in the new industry. The appeal of the new industry has depleted plenty of bank accounts and 401ks from enthusiasts who never thought the day would come when cannabis could be legally bought and sold. Believing that the plant would remain underground isn’t the greatest oversight, but opening a business in one of the most regulated industries without any preparation or experience could be aptly described as “disastrous.”

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Part of what makes Marijuana Venture successful was the editorial decision to keep valuable content as the number on driving force behind each issue. While many other magazines have followed the Internet’s “quick and digestible” model, Marijuana Venture has opted to boycott cartoony graphics and “top 5” lists out of the magazine in order to keep long-form articles with actual useful information for current and potential business owners. The decision has earned the magazine both critical and public acclaim.

Every month Marijuana Venture provides solutions for industry business owners. Drawing answers from experts across the globe to contribute original content that cannot be found anywhere else. Marijuana Venture was built to satiate the needs of licensed marijuana business owners regardless of what state, county or city they operate from. The magazine features articles on the following:

Marijuana Venture is an award-winning, nationally distributed magazine dedicated to helping marijuana business owners stay legal and profitable. takes the articles on all of the above and more from the monthly publication and re-publishes them for growers searching for an online-hub of reliable information.

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