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Friends, ever since my early days in this industry, I’ve speculated that the cannabis market will eventually be hourglass-shaped. A...
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Friends, I’ve always been fascinated with certain kinds of moral panics. Whether it’s music lyrics, video games, or Dungeons & Dragons, I...
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Friends – I was in New York City last week. Distracting me from my perambulations (and fond memories of the delicious kasha knish that I...
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Friends, as you’re likely aware, one of the enduring challenges for the cannabis industry has always been banking, or, well, not having...
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Friends – just a quick update on an obscure and idiosyncratic risk of doing business in cannabis. You may remember that, way back in Fall...
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Friends, if you’re like me, you’ve read many recent takes on the future of federal cannabis legislation, especially if you read #Cannabis...
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Friends – it’s been a few weeks since I’ve last written these Cannabis Musings, I think the longest stretch since I started writing these...
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Friends – about a week ago, a (metaphorical) earthquake shook California and few noticed. As reported by LA Weekly, State Senator Anna M....
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Friends, just a quick note before these Cannabis Musings take a week off for vacation. I recognize that I’m constantly kvetching about...
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Friends – we’ve talked here before about the problem of hemp-derived delta-8 THC. For those of you who don’t want to click the links,...
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Friends – as if it weren’t clear enough from my last week's Cannabis Musings that compliance is the gantseh megillah, the U.S. District...
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Friends – sometimes, when I’m struggling to come up with an interesting topic on which to muse, the cannabis industry delivers its bounty...
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Friends – someone out there is starting to think hard about the practical aspects of a future cannabis marketplace with interstate...
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Friends – a while back, multistate operator Ayr Wellness announced a share buyback program. A recent update from Ayr on their progress...
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We’ve talked here in the past about how utterly pointless it is to try to predict the future of just about anything in the cannabis...
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Looking back, to me, 2021 was the year that many of the conflicting forces in cannabis came to the fore. Certainly, we had the...