Monthly Archives: May 2019

Legal Recreational Marijuana Bill Passes Illinois Senate

The state Senate on Wednesday moved Illinois a step closer to joining the 10 other states that have legalized recreational marijuana for adults. With a bipartisan 38-17 vote, senators sent the House a measure that would allow residents age 21 and older to legally possess 30 grams of cannabis, 5 grams of cannabis concentrate or […]

How Premium Packaging Helps Cannabis Brands Stand Out

Most cannabis retail consultants agree: the biggest influences on cannabis consumer purchases, are budtenders & premium packaging. Over half of cannabis consumers would return to a business for another purchase if they received merchandise in premium packaging. Consumers are also likely to reuse unique, well-designed packaging. What does this mean for cannabis & CBD brands? […]

6 of the Dopest Cannabis Influencers in 2019

Every industry has its own influencers. There are beauty influencers, wellness influencers – and weed influencers. Weed influencers use social media to post about anything weed related. Sometimes that’s reviewing specific strains or products, recommending stores in their areas to get products from, or reviewing equipment or edibles. Here’s our curated list from the Sapling […]

Big E-Commerce is Shutting Down CBD Merchants & This is a Serious Problem.

Many of the most popular website building platforms (Content Management Systems) are banning CBD products from being sold, & shutting down merchant accounts that sell CBD or hemp products. We can tell you all about it – or you can ask all our clients who we’ve migrated from Shopify to Woo. We’ve seen in hundreds […]

Guam gives OK for Recreational Cannabis Use

Guam legalized the adult use of marijuana on Thursday when Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero signed the contentious recreational cannabis bill into law. The new law allows those at least 21 years old to possess up to an ounce of marijuana. Adults will also be permitted to grow six marijuana plants, but for the time being will not […]

The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide to Opening a Cannabis Store in Oregon

With the advent of legal recreational marijuana use in Oregon in 2015, there’s been an ever-growing interest in capitalizing on the industry and opening a dispensary. But with the legalization came hefty regulations on growers and sellers, meaning there are a lot of hoops to jump through and boxes to tick before you can ever […]

While Mainstream Social Media Platforms Block Cannabis Advertising, this Channel Remains a Closely Guarded Secret

The Cannabis SEO Principle As more & more CBD & cannabis companies enter the market, most of them are left scratching their heads as they experience social media bans, no available advertising outlets, & a slew of marketing headaches. Fortunately, there’s a largely untapped market, that if used correctly, can mean capturing a huge market […]