Leafly

Federal cannabis prohibition is a buzzkill on many levels, but for cannabusinesses in legal states, it’s an especially frustrating hurdle to expansion. When a brand outgrows its home turf, it can’t just start shipping packages of product to the next state over. Despite the difficulty, a number of companies have managed to cross state lines. Colorado’s Dixie Elixirs has products in Washington, California, and Oregon. They recently launched in Nevada, and Chief Marketing Officer Joe Hodas says the brand is close to inking a deal in Arizona. “It is super-challenging,” Hodas told Leafly. “It is super inefficient, and it is the single biggest focus-yet-challenge that we have at Dixie.” Despite the challenges, Hodas said it’s worth it to take “that path toward national recognition and being a leader in multiple markets and not just one.”

Just add weed how brand licensing allows cannabis companies to expand

 

Many college students will tell you that making pot brownies is easy — just sprinkle a little marijuana into a pan of melting butter, then follow the instructions on the back of the Duncan Hines box. But marijuana entrepreneurs in this center of cannabis innovation face a much higher bar. They have no trouble dreaming up creative treats and co...
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Perhaps Mark Twain said it best: “If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you’re misinformed.” Recent headlines were a perfect example of Twain’s observation. Some newspapers and news shows played up a story that contends legalized marijuana has made our roads and highways less safe. It may so...
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The Toronto Star

Colorado’s learning curve could be the most useful test case for the Canadian government as Ottawa moves from broad legalization of dried and fresh cannabis, seeds and oil — targeted for July of 2018 — to edibles, the time line for which has not been set. “Designing an appropriate regulatory system for cannabis edibles is a complex undertak...
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What better way to cool down this summer than with a THC-infused classic frozen treat? [video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="http://dixieelixirs.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Rootbeer.mp4"][/video] Root Beer Floating -12 oz. of your favorite root beer -Add 1+ capfuls Dixie Root Beer Elixir (dose according to user) -Add two scoops vanilla...
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Patrons line up outside The Grove Dispensary on #7117 to be among the first to purchase adult-use cannabis. Last November, Nevadans voted to allow recreational cannabis for those over 21 statewide. Court cases and uncertainty with distribution and regulatory frameworks in the final weeks before the planned July 1 start date left many—especi...
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