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Cannabiz: Getting retail-ready at the Alaska Cannabis Institute

Upstairs at the William A. Egan Civic and Convention Center last Saturday morning, scores of gray-haired visitors from the Lower 48 lined up for tour company shuttles. Downstairs, Brandon Emmett dreamed aloud of selling them weed. “Legalizing the sale of cannabis represents a huge opportunity for the tourism industry in Alaska,” he said. “Imagine the first thing 5,000 tourists see when they step off a cruise ship is a high-class cannabis retail store.” Read More…

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Rob Meagher, CBE’s Founder, President and Editor-in-Chief is a 30 year veteran of the media world. His career has spanned from stints representing the Washington Post, USA Weekend, Reader’s Digest, Financial World & Corporate Finance to the technology world where he worked at International Data Group and Ziff Davis where he was part of the launch team for The Web Magazine, Yahoo Internet Life, Smart Business and Expedia Travels before starting his own marketing and Publisher’s Representative Firm. He also ran all print and online media sales and marketing for the Society for Human Resource Management before partnering with Forbes and then Fortune to create Special Sections covering a variety of topics. Rob, who started CBE Press in 2014, can be contacted at [email protected]

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