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Cole Memo Wakeup: Cannabis Industry Must Rejoin the Federal FightPaul Roberts - Published on January 9, 2018Read more
News Analysis: The Cole memo let the cannabis industry focus on business challenges and state-level politics. That era is over, says Paul Roberts.
Hostile Takeovers and Poison Pills: Canadian Cannabis Gets CombativePaul Roberts - Published on December 11, 2017Read more
Aurora Cannabis’s hostile takeover bid for rival CanniMed signals a new, more brutal phase in Canada’s burgeoning legal sector.
California’s High Cannabis Tax Could Doom Legalization. Here’s a FixPaul Roberts - Published on November 29, 2017Read more
Prop 64 promised to kill the illicit market. But with tax markups as high as 45%, legal shops may have a hard time competing.
Toronto Stock Exchange Issues Warning to Cannabis-Related CompaniesPaul Roberts - Published on October 31, 2017Read more
The Toronto Stock Exchange has announced that any cannabis-related companies violating US federal cannabis laws—by, for example, selling or growing cannabis in the United States—might be “delisted” from the exchange.
Price Theory: Can Canada’s Cannabis Law Defeat the Law of Supply and Demand?Paul Roberts - Published on October 13, 2017Read more
From the start, Canadian policymakers envisioned using cannabis taxes to help determine the price consumers pay, with the idea that said price would influence the behavior of cannabis consumers and producers. But is such a plan feasible?
In California, Many Growers Will Stay UndergroundPaul Roberts - Published on June 22, 2017Read more
There are upwards of 10,000 growers in California’s Emerald Triangle. What happens to those who don’t get licensed?
Emerald Triangle Growers Scale Up Together in Co-OpsPaul Roberts - Published on June 21, 2017Read more
For legacy farmers who want to continue as legal and independent, co-ops offer a way to thrive, together.
California Growers: How to Thrive at Craft ScalePaul Roberts - Published on June 20, 2017Read more
In the second in our California Growers series, we look at small farmers who’ve built boutique brands.
California Farmers: Grow Big or Go Home?Paul Roberts - Published on June 19, 2017Read more
In this exclusive four-part series, Paul Roberts looks at the options California growers face as the state enters the legal era.
Will Online Sales Kill the Cannabis Dispensary?Paul Roberts - Published on April 24, 2017Read more
A new VolteFace report envisions a thriving legal online cannabis marketplace in the US, UK, Canada, and Europe. Eventually.