A Wild Ride Gets Wilder… and #BlackLivesMatter
Money should go to the local independent news outlets the digital giant has hurt worst
Now, the New England School of Photography is shutting its doors for good, just a little over two years after it moved its operation from downtown Boston to Waltham. “If you were trying to become a full-time photojournalist, this is one more obstacle."
Over the last 6 months, raising capital in the cannabis market has been a lot like raising capital to buy condos during the depths of the recession.
Two days before New Year’s Eve, the company’s 12 staffers woke up unemployed. Still, in hope of reinventing their venture somewhere else, Andrew and Greta are taking everything with them
Here are some quick notes on some of the great initiatives and products we encountered, along with tidbits on what we learned from our interaction with their spokespeople and owners.
Iconic cannabis businessman points to hemp, gives Mass rec rollout relatively good grades
"What people don’t quite realize yet is that this industry is small in only one respect—it is only small in the sense of how big the industry will become in the coming years."
"The education around the history, science, business, growing, and medical efficacy of cannabis was well worth it. It also made me realize that I was passionate about the business I was getting into. The best advice I was given many years ago was to make sure you are happy to be getting up each morning and going to your job."
"It was hard to ignore the fact that there was a deficit in available quality cannabis education in a comfortable and professional setting—nevermind the glaring lack of public education happening to let people outside the cannabis industry understand the history of the plant."