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Can Medical Marijuana Treat Migraines? Here’s What You Need to Know

As of 2018, 30 of 50 U.S. states have legalized medical marijuana to treat a variety of diseases and conditions. Some states, for example, have …

Cannabis

Terpenes are the unsung aromatic heroes of the cannabis plant—here’s what you need to know

Ah, the smell of cannabis: Like celery juice and dad sneakers, it’s one of those things that you’re either into or you’re very much <i>not.</i> But …

Cannabis

This is the #1 Industry You Need to Be Paying Attention to

Explosive growth that's hard to ignore.<p>There are reports that the cannabidiol (CBD) market will grow by an estimate of 700 percent by 2020. One report by Hemp Business Journal, an industry market research publication, projects that the market will reach $2.1 billion by 2020. That's compared to just …

Cannabis

How to Start Your Own Podcast (and Get a Million People to Listen)

Even if -- especially if -- you're starting from zero.<p>Want to start your own podcast? Getting the right equipment is easy; there are plenty of podcast equipment guides. What's harder is finding the right topic... and then getting people to listen.<p>Case in point: Matt Chittim, host of <i>The Rambling</i> …

Self-improvement

Fitness Fanatic Says Cannabis Cbd Oil Changed His Life After Suffering From Depression

Chris Davis, 30, was drinking every night and taking anti-depressants to deal with his problems until he discovered the remedy.<p>A Birmingham fitness …

Cannabis

Multiple sclerosis patient calls medical cannabis trial 'a miracle'

By the time she decided to try cannabis pills, Joanne Fiorito was in dire straits.<p>Fiorito could barely lift her feet when she walked and sometimes …

Cannabis

Before You Buy CBD Oil Online, Ask These Questions

Don’t judge a brand by its chic, well-designed label.<p>Being a vocal advocate for all things weed, I get a steady stream of messages from friends and family members sharing <i>the thing</i> that will deliver us, and our dogs, from stress, pain and anxiety.<p><i>The thing</i> they’re talking about is CBD.<p>For those …

Cannabis

Study: CBD From Marijuana Plus Chemotherapy Tripled Cancer Survival Rates In Mice

Mice with pancreatic cancer treated with a combination of cannabidiol (CBD) and chemotherapy survived nearly three times longer than those treated with chemotherapy alone, according to a new study that spotlights the potential for human treatment.<p>CBD, the non-psychoactive (non-intoxicating) …

Cancer

If You Are Building A Subscription Service, It Is Time To Rethink The Marketing Funnel

Subscriptions services like Ipsy, Blue Apron, and Dollar Shave Club continue to be popular, but finding profitability with a subscription model business is a tall order. The problem is that many people will try something once, but only a select few make the ideal, loyal consumer for a niche …

Marketing

The rise of ‘weed tech’: Cannabis tech sector flourishes in lead up to legalization

A growing number of Canadian tech entrepreneurs are betting big on the future of cannabis in the lead up to legalization later this year. These “weed tech,” or “canna tech,” companies, as they are sometimes called, are hoping to cash in on the new legal market by creating specialized software and …

Cannabis

Marijuana Laws & Regulations

In this 15-lesson introductory course, James Clark, Esq., one of the nation’s leading medical marijuana defense attorneys walks students through the …

Cannabis

How Facebook’s $124 Billion Rout Could Rewrite History Books

Facebook Inc. has racked up plenty of milestones in its pioneering journey. Now the social-media giant has added another one that it would have …

Stock Markets

That Purple Kush You're Toking Might Be a Genetic Imposter

Cannabis strain names can get a bit … quirky (Lamb’s Bread, anyone?). But without them, patients that rely on marijuana to treat ailments like pain …

Cannabis

How This Investor Blazed a Path to Success in the Cannabis Industry

In the flourishing green space, investor Gregg Smith has a knack for finding the next big thing.<p>It was spring of 2015, and the green rush was on in New York. That state had concluded a long process and awarded the first five medical marijuana licenses to operators. Investor Gregg Smith saw many of …

Cannabis Industry

How Kylie Jenner Built One of the Fastest-Growing Beauty Brands Ever

It took less than two years for Kylie Cosmetics to reach an estimated $630 million in sales.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Excerpted from</i> Growth IQ: Get Smarter About The Choices That Will Make Or Break Your Business <i>by Tiffani Bova with permission of Portfolio, an</i> …

Social Media

The 'world's biggest legal-pot dealer' talks about taking his company public and the future of weed (CGC)

• <b>Canopy Growth became the first marijuana stock to trade on the New York Stock Exchange, quickly racking up a market value of nearly $6 billion.</b>• <b><br>Business Insider spoke with its CEO, Bruce Linton, about what's changed since he entered the industry nearly a decade ago.</b>• <b><br>He said the opioid crisis has</b> …

Why cannabis is the buzziest ingredient in skin care

The beauty world has been sparking up lately: Cannabis is proliferating in beauty products, and it’s poised to take your skin-care routine to a <i>higher</i> …

HIGHER LEARNING: MEET THE TUFTS STUDENT WORKING FOR SNOOP’S CANNABIS VENTURE FIRM

Regardless of when recreational dispensaries materialize in Mass, it’s no secret that the industry presents significant economic opportunities. The …

California's permanent cannabis regulations could affect marijuana delivery, edibles and advertising - The Cannifornian

Cannabis retailers soon may be able to deliver marijuana anywhere in California, no matter what city or county rules say.<p>Also, it’s likely that …

New Book: Straight Talk For Startups

Even a quick conversation with a successful entrepreneur or venture capitalist can have a big impact on your business. But of course, it can be hit-or-miss to get these kinds of meetings!<p>Yet there is an alternative – that is, a new book called Straight Talk for Startups: 100 Insider Rules for …

Venture Capital

They worked at Apple, Amazon and Lyft. Now they're working to get you stoned

For much of her career, Natasha Pecor followed a path well-worn by tech workers. She built her reputation with her first employer in the industry, earning the title head of platform at Yelp. Then she jumped to one of the giants, Amazon, where she worked as a product manager.<p>Most recently she …

Cannabis

Why the Former President of Overstock Is Putting Her Stock in Pot

6 min read<p><i>In this ongoing series, we are sharing advice, tips</i><i>, and insights from cannabis entrepreneurs who are out there doing business on a daily</i> …

Entrepreneurship

How to Use Fibonacci Retracement Levels When Day Trading

Moves in a trending direction are called impulses, and moves against a trend are called pullbacks. Fibonacci retracement levels highlight a few areas …

These are the books that early Facebook investor Marc Andreessen thinks everyone should read right now

Silicon Valley investor and once-prolific tweeter Marc Andreessen is back on Twitter with a new avatar — it's a bald Charlie Brown clutching a book — and a summer reading list.<p>Andreessen, cofounder of buzzy venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, abruptly left Twitter in the fall of 2016, …

Marc Andreessen

Albert Technologies raises $18 million for AI platform that automates marketing campaigns

In case you missed the memo, artificial intelligence (AI) is now encroaching upon just about every facet of our lives, from recruitment and cybersecurity to ecommerce and even reputation management.<p>But creativity is one of the last remaining vestiges of human endeavor that is safe from the bony …

6 Wall Street blogs you should be reading

<b>Joe Weisenthal, Business Insider:</b> Traders read Business Insider’s Weisenthal for a simple reason: “The blog always has some good stuff in it,” summed …

Three Hot IPOs Flash Sell Signals; China Plays Keep Tumbling

<b>Dropbox</b> (DBX), <b>Zscaler</b> (ZS) and <b>Carbon Black</b> (CBLK) are new software IPO stocks that staged powerful breakouts earlier this month. But with the Dow …

From marijuana beer to pot cookies, Canadian companies creating cannabis edibles

Beer brewed with marijuana, baking mixes concocted to bring out the unique flavours of cannabis oil and good, old-fashioned pot cookies: Canadian …

Cannabis Investors Embrace Green Thumb Industries After Avoiding MedMen

One of the big cannabis business stories of 2018 has been the move to the public markets by some of the leading multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, a trend that is likely to accelerate following the signal in mid-April from President Trump that he favors a federal policy that …

Myers-Briggs just discovered there is a personality type for entrepreneurs — see if you have it

Michael Buckner/Getty<p><b>Your Myers-Briggs personality can affect everything from where you should live to which dog you should own.</b>• <b><br>Most recently, it has</b> …

Entrepreneurship