Cannabis Business Times was founded in July 2014. Its focus is to help accelerate the success of legal cannabis cultivators by providing actionable intelligence in all aspects of the business, from legislation, regulation and compliance news to analysis of industry trends and opportunities, as well as expert advice on cultivation, marketing, financial topics, legal issues, business management and more.
Cannabis Business Times focuses strictly on the business of legal cannabis for medical and recreational use and aims to provide timely information—through its website, e-newsletter, mobile app, print magazine and conference—to help the reader make timely, informed decisions to help them run their businesses better and more profitably.
Cannabis Business Times is owned by GIE Media, based in Valley View, Ohio. GIE Media was founded in 1980 and has grown over 38 years into a leading marketing and communications business-to-business media company serving 17 industries -- including the horticulture industry through its Horticulture Group (Greenhouse Management, Produce Grower, Nursery Management and Garden Center, in addition to Cannabis Business Times). The company goal of Group Interest Enterprises is to publish the highest quality business magazines, websites, e-newsletters, conferences, reference books and other forms of business media in growth industries, with a quality standard based upon editorial value and market leadership.
The company employs nearly 100 editors, publishers, sales representatives, marketers and other professionals.
Cannabis Business Times Awards/Achievements:
- 2018 National, ‘Magazine of the Year’ – American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE)
- 2018 National Gold Award, ‘Best Company Profile’ – “Patients Over Profits” – American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE)
- 2018 Silver Regional Award ‘Regular Column, Contributed’ – Hort How-To by Kurt & Kerrie Badertscher (ASBPE)
Click here to visit Cannabis Business Times’ website.