The Cannabis Year in Review

The Cannabis Year in Review

Well, another year for the cannabis industry is in the record books. Here are what we believe were the six most noteworthy developments over the past year: 1. The Rise of the Billion Dollar States According to ArcView and BDS Analytics, as reported by The Motley...
Ten Lessons from MJBizCon

Ten Lessons from MJBizCon

Freshly back from Las Vegas, here are ten things I learned last week at MJ BizCon. 1. Don’t sing the stock market blues. Yes, cannabis valuations among the publicly traded companies got hammered in 2019, with a downstream spillover effect on private deals, and...
Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em

Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em

According to a recent story in the Seattle Times, there are now three cities in the US where cannabis usage among adults exceeds that of cigarettes: San Francisco, Portland and Seattle. Not surprisingly, all three cities happen to be situated in states –...
OK, Boomer

OK, Boomer

Most IPOs are of young, fast growing companies. As such, going public demonstrates a meaningful milestone in the development of a business and prospects of even greater future success.  The business equivalent, if you will, of a Bar Mitzvah.  Okay, maybe on...