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Good Things Come in Smart Packages

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This article originally appeared in the September/October print edition of Cannabis Business Times. To subscribe, click here. New growers are joining the industry, hoping to capitalize on rapid growth and broader public acceptance of marijuana use. Newcomers and many veterans have a steep learning curve when it comes to understanding how important packaging and branding […]

Why ‘cannabusinesses’ choose stand-up pouches for marijuana packaging

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An excerpt from the Packaging Digest Article published on August 31, 2015: A product’s package has the ability to tell a brand’s story and grab a person’s attention in those crucial three-to-four seconds one spends deciding what to purchase in a retail store. Packaging can communicate a company’s values and shape consumers’ perception of an […]

Local pot industry insiders share insight

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Originally published on WKYC.com on August 17, 2015: WESTLAKE, Ohio — If marijuana becomes legal in Ohio, there’s no doubt it’s going to be a lucrative business. Two local men are already involved in the growing industry out West. Darrin Farrow, of Westlake, is CEO and partner of MAD Farmaceuticals and has grow sites in […]

Cannabusiness: Ohio Businesses Are Ahead of Lawmakers in Green Economy

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An excerpt from the High Times article: Laws regulating marijuana are changing dramatically and quickly all over the U.S. and, with a few ignoble exceptions (thanks for nothing, North Carolina), the changes have been for the better. Four states, plus the District of Columbia, have now eased up on recreational-use laws, and more states are […]

Garett Fortune, CEO of Funksac with How to use packaging to delight Cannabis customers

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Published on Dec 17, 2014 Garett Fortune, CEO of Funksac, walks us through where packaging is in the cannabis industry. He delves into how Funksac not only protects your cannabis but also how it can be used to effectively build a cannabis brand that customers love. Visit http://www.funksac.com Check out the video on YouTube

Live From Vegas: The Biggest Marijuana Business Conference Ever

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11.14.14 12:30 PM I got a drink from a bar that was lit up green, the color of money, and went to meet Jane West. West was hosting a party the presidential suite at the Rio hotel and casino in Las Vegas during this week’s National Marijuana Business Conference. The 38-year-old mother of two got […]

The Great Colorado Weed Experiment

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By LAWRENCE DOWNES AUG. 2, 2014 In January, Colorado defied the federal government and stepped with both feet into the world of legal recreational marijuana, where no state had gone before. For seven months Coloradans have been lawfully smoking joints and inhaling cannabis vapors, chewing marijuana-laced candies and chocolates, drinking, cooking and lotioning with products infused […]