Category: Business

Preparing for the Next Wave of Cannabinoids

June 15th, 2020

With the legalization of THC products on the rise and CBD exploding in popularity in markets ranging from food to health to beauty, industry professionals and consumers alike should be asking themselves one question: What cannabinoid will be the next household name? Well, there’s not just one. Three of the…

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The Marijuana Venture Interview: Derek Smith

May 26th, 2020

While the product may be green, one of the oft-heard criticisms of the cannabis industry relates to its high energy usage and the strain this can it put on municipal power grids. And because electricity is one of the most expensive resources in the country, an efficient grow facility can…

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Coronavirus and Federal Payroll Tax Credits: Relief Available for Cannabis Companies

May 22nd, 2020

The cannabis industry rarely looks to the federal government for support. Yet the raft of fiscal relief addressing COVID-19 has caused some in the industry to wonder what options, if any, might be available for them. Although cannabis companies are ineligible to participate in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) under…

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Legal: FinCEN Guidance for Banks and Credit Unions

May 1st, 2020

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), which collects and analyzes information about financial transactions in order to combat domestic and international money laundering, terrorist financing and other financial crimes, has released its long-awaited guidance on hemp banking. As expected, because hemp is now legal under federal law, financial institutions are…

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Electrical considerations for extraction operations

April 30th, 2020

Because extracts are taking over an increasing segment of the market, cannabis businesses are preparing for the future of the industry and finding that engineering-based design to support extraction processes is critical to the construction and performance of their processing facilities. Incorrect or missed steps in the early development stages…

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Popular Categories

April 21st, 2020

With CBD available in so many types of products, what are the ones consumers are most interested in? According to John Kagia, chief knowledge officer at New Frontier Data, whose company recently studied CBD buying patterns in Europe and is working on an American version of the report scheduled to…

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Has CBD jumped the shark?

April 21st, 2020

Over the past few years, the number of CBD-related products has increased, seemingly, exponentially. And while the various tinctures, topicals and edibles have become commonplace, there have been a few items that have made us wonder if perhaps the CBD market has jumped the shark, so to speak. Let’s start…

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Presentation Matters

April 21st, 2020

Packaging is the ambassador of a product. Everything from the shape of the package to the colors, fonts and copy should convey the goals of the product and reflect the interests of the target demographic. In an industry as crowded as CBD, packaging could be the factor that propels one…

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Labeling Accuracy

April 21st, 2020

Since the first CBD products began hitting the mass market several years ago, there have been questions about whether they actually contained the amount of cannabidiol listed on the packaging. Numerous studies over the years have shown that many products fall well short of the listed CBD, and some even…

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Bang for the Buck

April 21st, 2020

Anybody who’s ever shopped for, or sold, CBD products at retail knows there’s a tremendous price disparity between the highest priced brands and the lowest priced — even within similar product categories, such as tinctures. In analyzing data from about 1,600 CBD oils on the market, CBD Validator CEO Robert…

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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.”

Marijuana Venture is the densest, monthly magazine dedicated to those brave individuals who are willing to walk along the bleeding edge of legalization and help normalize cannabis businesses.  Every issue is packed with useful articles that help business owners navigate through their specific recreational and medical markets.

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.

New articles, covering nearly every facet of owning, operating and growing a marijuana business are posted daily at noon.

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