Voter Initiatives

Also referred to as ballot initiatives or propositions, citizen tools to repeal or amend an existing law or create a new law or constitutional provision. Voter initiatives are voted on after initial sponsors receive certain thresholds of signatures from registered voters within a jurisdiction.

Vertical Integration

Business structure where more than one, or all, stages of production of products (such as cultivation, manufacturing, and retail sales) are owned or operated by one company or commonly owned or operated companies. Certain states restrict or mandate vertical integration for cannabis companies.

Vape Cartridge

Cartridge inserted into an electronic cigarette or similar device that contains cannabis oil or other liquids for vaporization and inhalation.


Process of inhaling vaporized cannabis concentrates using an electronic cigarette or similar device.