Business & Management

US Cannabis Council Appoints Board Of Directors

The U.S. Cannabis Council (USCC), one of the largest coalitions of top cannabis businesses, associations and advocacy organizations, announced its initial Board of Directors. Made up of 48 critical cannabis CEOs, government relations professionals and... more »

National Hispanic Cannabis Council Aims To Advance Opportunities

The National Hispanic Cannabis Council launched Thursday, aimed at empowering the U.S. Hispanic community through education, entrepreneurialism, and economic opportunity. With 36 states, having already legalized cannabis for medical use, the new national nonprofit organization... more »

New Cannabis Industry Association Of South Dakota Formed

A group of business owners, entrepreneurs and advocates announced the formation of the Cannabis Industry Association of South Dakota, an organization for medical and recreational cannabis businesses as well as ancillary businesses adjacent to the... more »

Study Looks At Cannabis Industry’s Carbon Footprint

It's no secret that the United States' $13 billion cannabis industry is big business. Less obvious to many is the environmental toll this booming business is taking, in the form of greenhouse gas emissions from... more »

GreenGro Technologies Prepares For Federal Cannabis Legalization

GreenGro Technologies, Inc., a provider of eco-friendly green technologies for the industrial hemp industry, has officially begun to position itself for the eventual federal legalization of cannabis in the U.S. The company's initial steps include... more »

RedHawk Agrees To Purchase Med Tech Farms LLC

RedHawk Pharma LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of RedHawk Holdings Corp., has agreed to acquire certain cannabis assets of Med Tech Farms LLC, an Oklahoma-based start-up grower and supplier of cannabis products for a total of... more »

Industry Leaders Join Forces To Launch U.S. Cannabis Council

Top cannabis businesses, associations, and advocacy organizations in the United States today launched the U.S. Cannabis Council (USCC), a 501(c)4 nonprofit organization that strategically aligns and unifies its members’ collective voices to advance cannabis reform.... more »

Jay-Z Creates $10M Fund For Minority-Owned Cannabis Businesses

Led by Shawn "JAY-Z" Carter, The Parent Company will fund The Parent Company Social Equity Ventures with an initial target of $10 million and an annual contribution of at least 2% of its net income... more »

GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.