Is Blackmail A Board Issue?

When the Bezos scandal was revealed, the AMI board quickly responded stating that “it should promptly and thoroughly investigate the claims.” Federal prosecutors are looking into the Bezos incident to determine if it impacts their prior agreement.

Why Compass-Thinking Bias Can Hinder Your Cloud Migration

Rethinking the east/west north/south compass metaphor is a must for IT leaders looking to transform their enterprises into a new, cloud-enabled way of work: users connecting directly to any application on any device on any network, with no sacrifice to security, visibility or user experience.

How to Fix Cannabis’ Real Estate Problem

From the growing popularity of cannabis has come a multitude of ancillary industries that have developed sustainable, symbiotic relationships with the expanding business. Due to the plant’s specific needs when it comes to production and retail, real estate has become an important aspect for business owners. “That’s because there’s a...

Colorado Harvest Company CEO’s “Breaking Bad” Journey into Cannabis

In this exclusive interview, Tim Cullen, CEO of Colorado Harvest Company, shares the events that led to his Breaking Bad-style switch from teaching high schoolers to selling illicit drugs. His precision growing techniques and years of regulatory compliance expertise combined with a wealth of retail and marketing knowledge have made...

California Cannabis Revenue Won’t Pay for Youth Programs… Yet

By Michael R. Blood, Associated Press When California voters legalized marijuana, they were promised that part of the tax revenue from pot sales and cultivation would be devoted to programs to teach youth how to avoid substance abuse. But more than a year after the start of sales, there’s no...

Your Doctor Probably Doesn’t Understand Medical Cannabis

There is a major problem in the medical marijuana industry. Doctors and nurses aren’t being trained in the science of cannabis. Without clinical research, physicians and nurses across the country are finding themselves faced with a dilemma: prescribe a product they know nothing about or try to gain an education...

A Timeline of Cultivation Technology

By Allen St. Pierre An Introduction While possibly humans’ oldest relationship with a psychoactive drug going back 3,000 years, the intersection today between cannabis cultivation and technology is set in stone, in some cases by public policies and, in other cases, the need for economic efficiency. With a nod to...

Wanda James Exclusive: “Get involved now.”

In Colorado, African Americans are arrested three times more often than Caucasians for marijuana-related crimes. This is a statistic that hits home for Wanda James, Colorado’s first African American dispensary owner. James has been fighting to decriminalize the plant on both a state and federal level for nearly a decade....

Cannabis Needs Banks! Congress Urged to Legalize Banking Services

By Michael R. Blood, Associated Press Bank officials and others urged Congress on Wednesday to fully open the doors of the U.S. banking system to the legal marijuana industry, a change that supporters say would reduce crime risks and resolve a litany of challenges for cannabis companies, from paying taxes to...