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Marijuana venture, March, 2017

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Marijuana venture, March, 2017
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Marijuana venture
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66
MARYLAND
Highly anticipated East Coast market draws industry veterans from around the country
12
HMBIDT
With attention-grabbing packaging and a mainstream marketing plan, hmbldt is poised to make a major impact in the California market
CYBERSECURITY
MJ Freeway crash highlights the need for cybersecurity in the cannabis industry, leaving many businesses scrambling to stay open
PBERTB RICO
With its status as a U.S. territory, Puerto Rico could be one of the top medical markets in terms of ROI



10 I Marijuana Venture // March 2017
OUTLAW CANNABIS
94
QUALIFYING
CONDITIONS
How much of an impact do regulations have on medical marijuana businesses? Cannabiz Media takes a deeper look into the numbers
Scott Edson’s indoor and outdoor grow operations gives him a leg up and leads to an interesting discovery about THC levels
116
FOB SALE
The $50 Million Question: How much are some of the top revenue-generating businesses in the industry worth?
ABOUT THE COVER: Naomi Edson poses in one of the grow rooms of Outlaw Cannabis Company, which produces both indoor and outdoor crops. Photo by Gary Delp.
MJVenture



contents
BASICS
28 | Calendar 40 | Market Watch 167 | P.O.V.
175 | Ad Directory
176 1 Photo of the Month
SPOTLIGHTS
58
58
60
60
62
62
64
64
Adherence Compliance Fritsch Grinders NutriBrix Top Shelf Data Simple Marijuana Menus Black Tie Couriers C02 Meter Stretch Ties
CULTIVATION
124 | Fertilizers 131 | Hydroponics 136 I Water Filtration
PROFILES
46 | Khush Kush 54 | Francis Baczek 56 | Shanel Lindsay
BEST PRACTICES
142 | Taxes and Banking 148 | Liability Insurance 152 I Human Resources '!
156
LEGAL PAGES
• IPOs could make Wall Street an unusual supporter of marijuana legalization.
• Landlords and tenants must pay special attention to leases for cannabis companies.
• California rules put an emphasis on environmental protections.
• Operators must consider energy efficiency, despite contrary regulations.
OPINIONS
24 | Message from the Publisher

Marijuana Venture’s goal is to provide the best information possible to the legal, licensed, commercial marijuana business. Our belief is that a great business publication will help professionals in the industry create more efficient and profitable businesses.
12 | Marijuana Venture // March 2017


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66 MARYlAND Highly anticipated East Coast market draws industry veterans from around the country 12 HMBlDT With attention-grabbing packaging and a mainstream marketing plan, hmbldt is poised to make a major impact in the California market 80 CYBERSECURITY MJ Freeway crash highlights the need for cybersecurity in the cannabis industry, leaving many businesses scrambling to stay open 88 PUERTO RICO With its status as a U.S. territory, Puerto Rico could be one of the top medical markets in terms of ROI

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94 QUAliFYING CONDITIONS How much of an impact do regulations have on medical marijuana businesses? Cannabiz Media takes a deeper look into the numbers 110 OUTlAW CANNABIS Scott Edson's indoor and outdoor grow operations gives him a leg up and leads to an interesting discovery about THC levels 116 FOR SAlE The $50 Million Question: How much are some of the top revenue-generating businesses in the industry worth? ABOUT THE COVER: Naomi Edson poses in one of the grow rooms of Outlaw Cannabis Company, which produces both indoor and outdoor crops . Photo by Gary Delp. MJVenture

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BASICS 28 I Calendar 40 I Market Watch 167 1 P .O.V. 1 7 5 I Ad Directory 176 1 Photo of the Month PROFILES 46 I Khush Kush 54 1 Francis Baczek 56 1 Shanel Lindsay SPOTLIGHTS 58 I Adherence Compliance 58 I Fritsch Grinders 60 I NutriBrix 60 I Top Shelf Data 62 I Simple Marijuana Menus 62 I Black Tie Couriers 64 I C02 Meter 64 I Stretch Ties CULTIVATION 124 I Fertilizers 131 I Hydroponics 136 I Water Filtration BEST PRACTICES 142 1 Taxes and Banking 148 I Liability Insurance 152 I Human Resources 156 LEGAL PAGES • IPOs could make Wall Street a n unusual supporter of marijuana legalization. • Landlords and tenants must pay special attention to leases for cannabis companies. • California rules put an emphas i s environmental protections . • Operators must consider energy efficiency , despite contrary regulations . OPINIONS 24 I Message from the Publis h e r