The new shop will be opening in Beverly Hills. Luxury department store Barneys is adding a cannabis lifestyle and wellness section to its store. Racing to grab a piece of the thriving Cannibidiol (CBD) market, Barneys is to become the first department store to introduce an entire section devoted to cannabis. On Wednesday, the retailer announced the new department, called The High...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bank officials and others urged Congress on Wednesday to fully open the doors of the U.S. banking system to the legal marijuana industry, a change that supporters say would reduce crime risks and resolve a litany of challenges for cannabis companies, from paying taxes to getting a loan. The number of banks and credit unions willing...
The race is on for entrepreneurs eager to build the first generation of national and global cannabis brands. But as these companies sprint to capture market share and reach out to new audiences, the LGBTQ community has been largely left out of the equation. This means brands may be missing out on a lucrative market. A 2016 estimate from LGBT...
The potential of the cannabis industry is drawing the interest of entrepreneurs from every conceivable background. But because of the intricacies of the regulations and restrictions surrounding the industry, including licenses and other fees, the entry level price point can be prohibitive. Some states in the U.S. require proof that those applying for dispensary licenses have at least $1...
The Tragically Hip-backed pot producer Up Cannabis plans to have an “experiential hub” inside one of Ontario’s first legal recreational weed stores located in the band’s hometown of Kingston. The cannabis company says its “store within a store” will be in a shop operated by Spirit Leaf Inc., which has signed an agreement with one of the lottery winners selected...
Holidays, and not just only 4/20, are great for cannabis sales. For instance, recent data from Eaze.com showed that last year, consumers in California bought 12 percent more cannabis via delivery on Christmas Eve than on a typical Monday of that year. Furthermore, New Year’s Eve saw a 32 percent increase in deliveries, when compared to a regular Monday. Another big...
While it might look like the stuff you made hippie necklaces out of in high school, hemp wick is definitely for smoking. Marketed as a natural alternative to lighters and matches, this weed accessory has been popping up in head shops and cannabis stores all over Canada. But is it a better way to burn?  What is Hemp Wick? Hemp wick...