Your Connection to Higher Profits

The goal of CDS is to be the consummate source of the news and information that matters most to those who have staked their livelihoods on the commerce surrounding the world’s most beneficial plant. Through thoughtful, in-depth articles, breaking, industry-specific news, and the most up-to-date product information available anywhere, we intend to be the catalyst for this burgeoning market’s continued evolution. We are not just a buyer’s guide; we are the buyer’s source.



HQ Magazine has officially launched Canna Dispensary Supply, a buyer’s guide specifically designed with dispensary owners in mind.

Canna Dispensary Supply is distributed to over 4,500 outlets conducting business in states allowing the use of legalized recreational and medicinal cannabis. Our goal is to provide canna-business buyers easy access to credible, professional vendors. HQ’s 17-years of diligent data gathering ensures both buyers and vendors in these industries mutual growth and security. HQ’s Canna Dispensary Supply is your new go-to source!

Headquest (HQ) is a monthly business-to-business magazine that has been serving a broad range of counterculture retailers since 1998. HQ goes to smoke/gift shops, hydroponic stores, cannabis dispensaries, adult stores, convenience stores, and similar retailers throughout the U.S. and Canada. Look for HQ Europe/U.K. coming soon!

HQ has a monthly circulation of approximately 16,000. As HQ is distributed to retail outlets only, it has become a trusted buying tool and information source for these retailers. HQ is also distributed at all major trade shows. Retailers find HQ’s unique insights into our industry via full-length articles and product spotlights, always refreshing and informative. In addition, HQ provides readers with first-hand, successful business practices by featuring a thriving retail store every month. All of this makes HQ the premier trade magazine and your best venue for successful advertising.



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Michigan smoke shops are back in the vape business --- at least temporarily.

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