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Marijuana venture, December, 2017

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Marijuana venture, December, 2017
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Marijuana venture
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Renton, WA
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CALIFO
AWARD-WINNING

Guide to getting a cannabis license
THE LED REVOLUTION
TURNING WASTE INTO PROFITS
MAJORING IN MARIJUANA?!
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FEATURES
CALIFORNIA
COUNTDOWN
State's pot czar scrambles to meet deadline as growers and retailers prepare for major changes
THE LED SWITCH
Cannabis growers increasingly turn to LED technology to increase energy efficiency and maximize space
PHOTO GALLERY: FALL BUDS
The largest legal cannabis harvest ever in the Pacific Northwest allows for some stunning photography
8 MARIJUANA VENTURE | DECEMBER 2017


IN THIS ISSUE
BASICS
22 Calendar 38 Product Spotlights 139 P.O.V.
143 Ad Directory
144 Photo of the Month
r f Building a Retail Store
In the second installment of a multipart series, Marijuana Venture looks at the complex process of securing a location and obtaining a license.
PROFILES
32 Peter Pilarski 34 Laura Beohner
The New Consumer
As the industry evolves, cannabis retailers need to be aware of rapidly changing trends and demographics.
Higher Education?
Northern Michigan University launches medical plant chemistry degree program.
Traceability Nightmare
Washington industry faces worst-case scenario as MJ Freeway fails to meet deadline.
PHOTO GALLERY: ENORMOUS FALL BUDS
in/ Living the Dream
IUU Entrepreneurs address the highs and lows of running cannabis businesses.
ABOUT THE COVER:
The monster colas at Pickens Mountain were just about ready for harvest in mid-October, as Pacific Northwest growers prepared for the largest legal cannabis bounty ever. Photo by Ken Pedevilla.
mThe Green Pages
Ren Gobris addresses the need to minimize organic waste and packaging waste in the cannabis industry.
BEST PRACTICES
120 Financial Modeling 124 5 Financing Mistakes
LEGAL PAGES
128 Understanding trademarks
is key to avoiding major rebrandint 132 Cannabis investments are about risk management
134 A land rush is on in California, but will there be enough water?
OPINIONS
16 Message from the Publisher 20 Letter from the Editor 28 Quick Flits
10 MARIJUANA VENTURE | DECEMBER 2017


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70 CALIFORNIA COUNTDOWN State' s pot czar scrambles to meet deadline as growers and retailers prepare for major changes 8 MARIJUANA VENT URE I DECEMBER 2017 82 THE lED SWITCH Cannabis growers increasingly turn to LED technology to increase energy efficiency and maximize space 88 PHOTO GAllERY: FAll BUDS The largest legal cannabis harvest ever in the Pacific Northwest allows for some stunning photography

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IN THIS ISSUE BASICS 22 Calendar 38 Product Spotlights 139 P.O.V. 143 Ad Directory 144 Photo of the Month PROFILES 32 Pet e r Pilarski 3 4 Laura Beohner 54 Building a Retail Store In the second installment of a multipart series , Marijuana Venture looks at the complex process o f securing a location and obtaining a license. 96 Higher Education? Northern Michigan University launches medical plant chemistry degree program. 48 The New Consumer A s the industry evolves, cannab i s re tailer s need to be aware of rapid ly changing trends and demographic s . 100 Traceability Nightmare Washington industry faces worst-case scenario as MJ Freeway fails to meet d e adline . 106 Living the Dream Entrepreneurs adqr:ess the highs and lows of running cannabis businesses . ABOUT T HE C OVER: T he monster col as at Picke n s Mou n ta i n were just about rea dy fo r harves t in m i d October, as P ac i fic Northwest g r owe r s prepare d for the largest legal ca nn ab i s bounty ever . Photo by Ken Pedevil/a. 10 MARIJUANA V ENTURE I DECEMBER 2 0 17 114 The Green Pages Ren Gobris addresses the need to minimize organic waste and packaging waste in the cannabis industry. BEST PRACTICES 120 Financial Modeling 124 5 Financing Mistakes LEGAL PAGES 128 Understanding trademarks is key to avoiding major rebrandin ! 132 Cannabis investments are about risk management 134 A land rush is on in California, but will there be enough water? OPINIONS 16 Message from the Publisher 20 Letter from the Editor 28 Quick Hits