Boston’s First Licensed Cannabis Shop Is a Big Win for Equity

When Massachusetts voters approved cannabis legalization in 2016, the lack of diversity in other state markets was already becoming clear. Earlier that year, BuzzFeed described the industry’s growth as “America’s whites-only weed boom,” noting that black people had largely missed out on legalization’s economic opportunities. To counter that trend, Massachusetts became the first state in […]

Is Vertical Growing the Future of Cannabis?

Indoor cannabis grows are expensive operations. Given the real estate costs, massive energy bills, and significant staffing requirements, it’s crucial to find a way to increase profits. Maximizing your grow space is one way to do this and that could mean vertical growing—the practice of producing plants in vertically stacked layers or vertically inclined surfaces. In […]