Category: Cover Story

Back to Nature

February 22nd, 2018

Nestled atop Pickens Mountain in rural Eastern Washington, up a bumpy road and far away from the electrical grid, Brian Knopf’s recreational cannabis farm is surrounded by some of the Pacific Northwest’s most beautiful scenery. The pristine rural landscape inspires Knopf to think often about the future. He values sustainability…

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No Monkey Business

January 22nd, 2018

The days of flying under the radar are over. Now that medical and/or adult-use cannabis has been legalized in 30 states and the District of Columbia, owners of “mainstream” brands are taking notice, and cannabis businesses need to be careful to avoid infringing someone else’s trademark rights. Trademark infringement is…

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Dawn of a new Era

January 1st, 2018

The legalization of adult-use marijuana in California will have a ripple effect throughout the cannabis industry in ways that won’t be fully realized for years to come. In a state where chasing gold rushes is a rite of passage, hundreds of thousands of modern prospectors will be impacted by business…

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