California pot delivery businesses face digital disruption

Oct 22, 2018
New tech startup shrinks already tight margins for door-to-door marijuana services.
A Los Angeles billboard advertising the marijuana delivery service Eaze.
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California pot delivery businesses face digital disruption

Oct 22, 2018
New tech startup shrinks already tight margins for door-to-door marijuana services.
A Los Angeles billboard advertising the marijuana delivery service Eaze.
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Investing in the weed stock market

Jul 23, 2018
We look at how things are currently looking for cannabis companies.
A vendor of hydroponic growing equipment carries a marijuana plant to his vending stall during the first annual National Cannabis Festival on April 23, 2016 in Washington, D.C.
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The cannabis brand wars: which companies will come out on top?

Apr 20, 2018
There are more than 60,000 cannabis companies in North America alone.
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Even in legal markets, cannabis advertisers have limited options

Dec 27, 2017
Navigating between federal and states advertising laws can be tricky.
Signs advertising medical marijuana prescriptions outside an evaluation clinic on Venice Beach in Los Angeles on Oct. 9, 2009. 
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Real estate investors help grow the medical-marijuana business

Feb 28, 2017
And, land a cannabis-related stock on the New York Stock Exchange.
Inside a growhouse at PharmaCann in Hamptonburgh, New York
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As the marijuana business grows, is there room for the little guy?

Sep 20, 2016
Some investors see legalized cannabis as a hot market in the future.
Cannabis plants grow in a medical facility greenhouse. This November, nine states will consider ballot measures related to marijuana.
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Jun 1, 2016
They said it couldn't be done: Ending the American war on marijuana. This week, Actuality tells the ugly truth about cannabis prohibition and peeks at the green shoots of the nascent legal weed industry — but can the architects of a new market avoid the mistakes of the past?
A vendor weighs buds for card-carrying medical marijuana patients attending Los Angeles' first-ever cannabis farmer's market at the West Coast Collective medical marijuana dispensary, on Independence Day 2014.
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Wheat, corn, cannabis? Farmers eye next cash crop

Apr 20, 2016
With the demand for cannabis growing, farmers realize their expertise has value
Well-trained plant breeders can now entertain a new calling: marijuana. Breeding programs, like this one at The Farm in Boulder, Colo., are becoming a significant commercial enterprise.
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