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Coronavirus Pandemic Could Delay Cannabis Legalisation in Europe and the US

Coronavirus Pandemic Could Delay Cannabis Legalisation in Europe and the US

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting all the aspects of modern life, and it may delay cannabis legalisation in the U.S. and Europe. As most of the world’s countries struggle to contain and fight the epidemic, marijuana legalisation may no longer be a priority for local authorities. Related: Legal Cannabis Sales Surging During Coronavirus Pandemic And that...

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Does Cannabis Legalisation Stimulate Corporate Innovation?

Does Cannabis Legalisation Stimulate Corporate Innovation?

A joint paper from the University of Iowa in the U.S. claims that companies based in American states which have legalised cannabis enjoy greater levels of innovation. The findings use patents, stock valuation and income levels as a proxy for such improvements on business. The paper even indicates that, after cannabis is made legal, inventors...

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Legal Cannabis Sales Surging During Coronavirus Pandemic

Legal Cannabis Sales Surging During Coronavirus Pandemic

While the coronavirus pandemic is causing havoc in all market sectors, new data shows that legal cannabis markets in the U.S. saw a significant spike in sales in recent times. But even though consumers are currently stocking up on cannabis products, the fast-developing cannabis industry faces difficult times. Related: European Cannabis Discourse Is Mostly Canadian, and...

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In Latest Market Rout, Cannabis Industry Is No Shelter

In Latest Market Rout, Cannabis Industry Is No Shelter

For many cannabis companies, the latest financial crash could not have come at a worse time. The velocity and gradient at which global equity markets fell had not been felt since 2008. This drop reached epic proportions on March 9, 2020, as major exchanges like the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) tripped first-level circuit breakers...

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Cannabis Doesn’t Have a Gender Problem, Yet

Cannabis Doesn’t Have a Gender Problem, Yet

No matter one’s focus, the digitisation of nearly every facet of our lives offers hundreds if not thousands of new opportunities. Entrepreneurs, investors and founders in the cannabis sector, like everyone else, have all been watching the technology space. From a business perspective, this is likely an excellent strategy. Cannabis folks should, however, make sure...

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How to Grow Your Instagram Following as a Cannabis Business

How to Grow Your Instagram Following as a Cannabis Business

Instagram has over one billion active users per month, which makes it the third most-used social media network after Facebook and YouTube. And building a social media following for your cannabis business is very important since attracting a following for your cannabis business on Instagram or other platforms can help you sell more and increase...

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The German Startup Scene is Making Room for Cannabis

The German Startup Scene is Making Room for Cannabis

As the German economy gears up to adopt cannabis, so, too, are the country’s small businesses and startups. With positive political attention, high demand for recreational cannabis and a booming startup scene, Berlin looks likely to profit the most. It is for this reason that the German entrepreneur Finn Age Hänsel is calling the city...

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Expert Compares European Cannabis to Tech in the 90s

Expert Compares European Cannabis to Tech in the 90s

Many companies are applying a similar investment thesis that is used in the technology sector to the emerging world of cannabis. The idea follows that one company will not do everything. Instead, the sector will be cut up into smaller, more manageable pieces, with firms delegating extraction, branding, and so forth to the relevant specialists....

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What’s in Store for the Cannabis Vaping Business?

What’s in Store for the Cannabis Vaping Business?

Vaping is the greatest revenue generator for the cannabis derivatives industry. Before the vaping crisis hit the cannabis industry, experts believed that vape sales accounted for almost a quarter of all cannabis sales in the U.S. And even though the vaping crisis suppressed the growth of the cannabis vaping industry for a while, it seems...

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European Cannabis Discourse Is Mostly Canadian, and That’s a Problem

European Cannabis Discourse Is Mostly Canadian, and That’s a Problem

Federal legalisation of cannabis in Canada has made overnight experts of a handful of commentators from the country. Now, as many feel the latest market pinch, these same experts are looking to bring discussions to Europe. Unfortunately, the EU speaks a much different language. Apples and Oranges Analysts have waxed poetic for the past year...