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How Do Loyalty Programs Work for Marijuana Dispensaries?

Rewarding your customers for their loyalty is one of the best ways to show your appreciation—and get them coming back. Did you know that it costs seven times more to bring in a new customer than keep an existing one? It makes sense; instead of paying for advertising you reward your existing customers with small discounts or other incentives. Continue reading “How Do Loyalty Programs Work for Marijuana Dispensaries?”

Canada’s Pot Problem—Not Enough Supply

The largest obstacle facing Canada’s federal government when it comes to legalizing marijuana is not public scrutiny or health regulations, but rather a shortage in supply. Canada has been aiming to legalize the recreational use of marijuana nationally over the next 12 months. They will be the first major global economy to do so. Continue reading “Canada’s Pot Problem—Not Enough Supply”

Marijuana Helping Fight the Opioid Crisis

More than 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. Many of these people now depend on painkillers (e.g. Vicodin, Oxycodone, etc.) or street opioids like heroin to manage their pain. These drugs are highly addictive and have withdrawal symptoms that make it extremely difficult for people who depend on them to quit. Opioid overdoses have been claiming the lives of thousands of people a year, with more than 33,000 opioid deaths in 2015. Continue reading “Marijuana Helping Fight the Opioid Crisis”

Chemotherapy Treatments More Effective with Cannabis

There has been a lot of news recently about studies showing the potential in cannabis’s cancer fighting properties and its use treating the symptoms of cancer treatment, but none like this one. A new study conducted at St. George’s University in London has shown that the active components in cannabis, cannabinoids, can help cancer patients get better results when their treatment includes chemotherapy. Continue reading “Chemotherapy Treatments More Effective with Cannabis”