Can California’s Legal Marijuana Market compete with the well-established Black Markets?

California’s welcome board

by: Ali Porras

Either buckle your seat belt or pass the joint, the marijuana revolution has just begun!

All throughout California, thousands of people have been raving about the legalization of recreational marijuana. On November 9, 2016, Proposition 64 legalized using and growing marijuana for personal use. Soon, on January 1, 2018, Proposition 64 will permit sales and taxation for recreational marijuana. Large marijuana companies and millennials are overjoyed while many businesses within the black market are in a panic. The Adult Use of Marijuana Act, also known as California Proposition 64, introduces a whole new world of opportunities for California, but it’s important to consider how this new law will impact California on a bigger scale.

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Is It Too Late to Get Into the Green Rush?

Today, we will be talking to Michael Harnett, an Entrepreneur and Chief Business Catalyst. Michael is an advocate of the medical cannabis industry, and supports this growing sector by matching great businesses with capital or partnerships. Thanks for joining us today Michael! Everyone is interested in jumping on the cannabis investing bandwagon, the real question is, “Is it too late?” Continue reading “Is It Too Late to Get Into the Green Rush?”

Creating Awareness with Michael Mayes

I was scrolling on my LinkedIn one morning, with coffee in hand and came across an interesting commentary. This caught my eye because it had to do with an advocate for medical cannabis and the debate became obviously heated. This exemplified some of the stigmas our industry faces today and led me to having a very interesting conversation with Michael Mayes, cannabis licensing consultant and CEO of Quantum 9. Continue reading “Creating Awareness with Michael Mayes”