Category: Opinion

The RAD Expo

December 4th, 2019

As I write this, I’m just back from our third RAD (Retail and Dispensary) Expo in Portland, Oregon. The show went really well, and the feedback from both exhibitors and attendees was overwhelmingly positive. In the current environment, where there are cannabis trade shows, meet-ups, expos and conferences just about…

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Prohibition is not the answer

November 27th, 2019

Rules and regulations exist for the betterment of society. I know that sounds like naïve optimism, particularly in today’s day and age when many laws seem like constructs to protect the rich and powerful, when the rule of law is flouted even by the highest offices and when the concept…

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Living the Dream: Kolbe Rose

November 24th, 2019

Michele Droke, our floor supervisor and inventory manager, was there to research point-of-sale systems and inventory tracking tools, as well as further her own development as a cannabis professional when it comes to knowledge of compliance and general developments in the marijuana and hemp world. Chelsea Robison, our lead budtender,…

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Indoor vs. outdoor

November 6th, 2019

A friend and I recently got into a good-natured discussion about the future of cannabis production — or, to be exact, whether marijuana will continue to be grown indoors in the foreseeable future. In my mind, indoor cultivation has survived mostly because of the persistent belief — which may be…

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