Cannabis Country: In 2019 it’s all about survival | Opinion

Less than a month ago, I attended an hour-long panel, “Tips for Making Money in the Newly Regulated Market,” that took place at the Emerald Cup in Santa Rosa.

Oddly enough, no one offered any suggestions for making money in the cannabis market, which changed drastically when “adult use” became legal in California on Jan. 1, 2018. It’s been a bad year for growers, as nearly everyone in the industry has known for months.

Hearing the news at the Emerald Cup made it sound official. Tina Gordon, a board member with the International Cannabis Farmers Association, told the audience at

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