Not your parent's CFO
Chief financial officer usually means poring over balance sheets and bank statements. In cannabis? It might be "transporting loads of cash under the watchful eye of big guys carrying lots of guns." Here's a good piece on some of the issues facing the industry surrounding banking.
What's in store for 2019?
Everyone has predictions about the cannabis industry but Seeking Alpha has legit ones. They've got the big three for 2019 and one of them is a real doozy: They believe the U.S. will likely outperform Canada mostly due "to the different regulations and business environment in the two countries." Read the other two here.
One milllllllllion pounds
Oregon is producing more weed than it can sell. Now Oregonians are sitting on more than 1 million pounds of unsold product. This also "implies the solution is simply to produce less cannabis. By producing less cannabis, farmers run the risk of losing their livelihoods." Oy.
CBD Jelly Bellys are (kind of) a thing
After a complex, two-year development process, the creators of the famous Jelly Belly have created a CBD jelly bean. To sell the product, they started a whole new company called Spectrum Confections. What would Ronnie think? (If you don't know what this means, ask your parents.)