Category Archives: cannabis news

Facebook is cracking down on CBD & Cannabis Ads as the Industry Booms

facebook bans cbd advertising

The social media giant doesn’t let you promote posts featuring CBD — and now there’s a lawsuit.

Making Money in the Legal Marijuana Business

The recreational marijuana business is all the rage now and is expected to grow as it becomes legal in more and more states. This means there is a lot of opportunity to make money in the (potentially billion dollar) cannabis industry. Especially now, as it’s still in its infancy. So how can you get in […]

Digital Marketing & Cannabis – How to Navigate Through a Restrictive Industry

Digital marketing is the future of cannabis. It is the standard for every other industry, but cannabis is reluctant to adopt it due to the lack of traditional advertising options. Maximize on influencer campaigns, digital P.R., and email marketing. If you can provide your fans with enough digital quality, they will look into your brand, […]

What You Need to Know about CBD Marketing

Health-minded entrepreneurs & nutritional conglomerates everywhere are trying to cash in on a new health fad in town, and it’s called CBD. Yes, it comes from marijuana. No, it won’t get you high. And yes, it’s infusing its way into everything. The CBD craze has taken over my neighborhood, and it’s not stopping there. Carl’s […]

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 […]

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 […]