Deemed 'Essential," Colorado Cannabis Companies Face COVID-19 Fallout Without Federal Small Business Lifelines

Deemed ‘Essential,’ Colorado Cannabis Companies Face COVID-19 Fallout Without Federal Small-Business Lifelines

It’s an unprecedented industry that’s known nothing but unprecedented times — yet the coronavirus and its economic impact feels like nothing the cannabis sector has ever seen before. While witnessing bars, restaurants and retail outlets close up shop across the metro in the face of stay-at-home orders and economic fears surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, cannabis businesses have also seen initially soaring sales come back …

Safely Enhancing The Customer Experience In-Store And Online

Safely Enhancing The Customer Experience In-Store And Online

This is the third installment of our three-part blog series on COVID-19 for cannabis retailers.  Aside from the irony that cannabis has been deemed necessary to society in more than half of the states but could land you in federal prison in others, this rightfully earned recognition of “essential” has already introduced some new challenges and opportunities for dispensary operators …

Coronavirus and Cannabis: Denver Dispensaries and Consultants

Colorado’s Marijuana Businesses Can Remain Open During Pandemic, But They Say They’re Still Struggling

Cannabis companies, and the consultants and lawyers who aid them, not eligible for federal stimulus money As the coronavirus fueled changes in regulation for Colorado’s cannabis industry, leaders at LivWell Enlightened Health knew they needed to make dramatic moves to keep the business and its workers thriving. And fast. On March 30, 18 company executives and department heads agreed to …

How Gender Equality Improves Businesses

How Gender Equality Improves Business

Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) is proud to support International Women’s Day (IWD), which celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political contributions of women. With robust female-focused initiativesand a longstanding history of empowering women leaders, EO upholds the mission of this global program every day. This year’s IWD falls on 8 March, 2020, and its focus is #eachforequal, which recognizes that equality is not a women’s …

Best Cannabis Consultant

Best Cannabis Application Consultant – Greenway Magazine

The Point Seven Group (Point7), led by Ashley Picillo, was voted by Greenway readers as the best general application consultant in the industry in 2019. Green-way spoke with industry veteran Picillo about their work – which was tied to 40 successful licenses in Missouri. Prior to becoming involved with the cannabis industry, Picillo earned her B.S. degree in Business Administration …

Best Cannabis Consultant Ashley Picillo

MoCannBizCon | Greenway Best of the Industry Awards

1st Annual Greenway Readers’ Choice – Best of the Industry Awards Ayden’s Aliiance founder Ashley Markham accepts accolades for her work on nonprofit medicine for everyone. Midwest Canna Expos CEO Karin Chester smiles for the Greenway Awards. Eric Walter of Armstrong Teasdale happily accepts the Readers’ Choice award for Best Lawyer. Blake Markus, representing Carson Coil, nabs the Best Law …

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Upcoming Women in Weed Panel to Feature Five Female Leaders in the Cannabis Industry

The Daily Marijuana Observer, the premier online resource for cannabis industry stakeholders, is pleased to announce its upcoming Women in Weed panel taking place on Wednesday, March 21st, 6:30PM at Projective Space LES at 72 Allen Street – 3rd floor, New York, NY.  This multi-faceted panel discussion will be led by Paige Cecchi, founder of Stigma & Style, and will feature panelists from a …