LSD: For Love or Money?

Brutal gang violence, witness intimidation, torture, execution: these are the tools relied upon by those who work in the illegal drugs trade. It’s impossible to say exactly how many have been killed when deals have gone wrong. It’s certainly in the thousands, if not hundreds of thousands. But there’s one corner of the market that … Continued

The Importance of Branding in the Emerging Cannabis Market

The interactions and memories between a customer and a company form a conceptual model in the customer’s mind. This is the brand. Branding is not specifically the “attractiveness” of a product. A brand is a mark that represents experiences, trust, and the values of the company and their products. “Attractiveness” is subjective. One brand will … Continued

Legal ‘CannaBillions’ Pour into North America

A new report reveals that North Americans spent in the region of $7 billion on legal cannabis in 2016. An article in Entrepreneur details the findings, which show a 34 percent increase from revenue made in 2015. Arcview Market Research, a leading authority on the business of legal cannabis, have predicted a further growth of 25 percent through … Continued

Playing By The Rules

From cartel massacres in Juarez to London turf war stabbings, the buying and selling of illegal drugs is accompanied by violence. This, or course, has nothing to do with the drugs themselves, and everything to do with their illegality. Regardless of the goods exchanged, black markets lack neutral judges capable of enforcing their decisions, and … Continued

What Do The Club’s Regulars Think Should Be Done With The £100k Remains of The #SaveFabric Fund?

“You saved Fabric” reads the banner on the Farringdon club’s Twitter account right now. And that’s right; an arsenal of global followers creating a loud marathon of campaigning, protests, and petitions did the trick in the end. The process was lubricated by both the sharing power of social media and a flock of high-profile influencers … Continued

The Maine Event

“I think [November’s] going to be a watershed moment for legalisation in general,” said Rob Hunt, director at Teewinot Life Sciences. Hunt’s resume boasts stints as an attorney, consultant, and entrepreneur in the cannabis industry. Like many others who work in America’s sort-of-legal cannabis industry, he sees the coming election as a tipping point for … Continued