Is Big Marijuana Inevitable?

In many states, marijuana laws are written in ways that favor big businesses. Barriers to entry for cultivators, processors, and dispensaries include high application fees, exorbitant taxes, and security requirements that climb well into the millions. In an industry...

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Patents and Pot

Abstract: Patent law, possibly the most talked about yet least understood form of intellectual property, has yet to have a large impact on the marijuana industry. However, there is no doubt that the powerful protections that patent registrations provide will certainly...

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How Real Estate Affects the Value of a Marijuana License

Real estate can make or break a marijuana business. In many states, marijuana cultivators, processors, and dispensaries can’t get marijuana licenses unless they’ve secured property for their operations before they submit their license applications. That means the...

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