Why the Green Market Report can’t report from an exchange floor
Cynthia Salarizadah writes for Green Entrepreneur about Debra Borchardt, the founder of Green Market Report, which covers the cannabis industry.
Here is an excerpt:
What obstacles and challenges have you experienced in operating within this industry?
The biggest challenge I have faced is that neither of the major stock exchanges will let me tape a news report from their locations. Since my website is strictly cannabis news, the exchanges are unwilling to allow me to report the news unlike other news outlets for whom cannabis is only one of many topics that they cover throughout the day. So, Cheddar TV or CNBC can do a cannabis story from the floor, but Green Market Report cannot.
How have you overcome these obstacles?
I normally tape my weekly news segment called Marijuana Money from outside the NASDAQ, using their signage behind me. I have on occasion green screened generic trading floor graphics behind me, but successful green screen work is tricky. I expect at some point they will relent, but for now they just say no.
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