About Andre Bourque
Andre Bourque (@SocialMktgFella) is a cannabis industry consultant who frequently writes about cannabis trends for Entrepreneur. He is a tech industry influencer and freelance journalist covering high-growth industries.
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Steep declines in overdose deaths wherever medical marijuana is legal has led increasing numbers of policy makers to question the federal government's ban on cannabis research.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Buying smaller companies that thrive in their niche is a proven strategy for large companies seeking to jump-start growth.
A U.K. study finds marijuana legalization in one nation encourages reform by neighboring countries. Something similar is happening between states in the US.
The Attorney General's new policy to resume unbridled federal enforcement of marijuana laws has inadvertently revealed just how entrenched the cannabis industry has already become.
Recreational marijuana is now legal in the Golden State and that has global reverberations.
Legal marijuana is certain to appeal to the 9 million annual visitors but industrial hemp also could boost self-reliance in the Aloha State.
The Marijuana Business Conference celebrated what has become a highly regulated sector devoted to pharmaceutical precision in the composition of its products.
The unique legal status of marijuana has left it outside the normal consumer protection oversight of government agencies. Entrepreneurs are filling the void.
Cannabis Industry Rallies to Overcome Unique Legal Barriers to Recovery From Northern California Fires
Growers and processors devastated by raging wildfire don't have federal crop insurance or access to disaster relief. They can't even legally crowdfund to help each other.
Employers have bright lines on pot use for decades. This all gets more complicated when marijuana is legal.
For generations a guy hissing "weed" outside a concert was all the marketing marijuana needed. Selling to mainstream customers in the legal market requires more.
The economic and cultural interests urging and resisting legalization are vividly displayed in Arizona.
Small Business Heroes
Potential clients and partners notice when your actions prove you mean what you say.
Pharmaceutical companies are intrigued by the immense and growing medical marijuana market but cannot figure a way to corner it.
The city Gertrude Stein famously dismissed as "no there, there'' sees legal marijuana as an opening to address a host of inequities.