DENVER, Jan. 30, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Jane West, the eponymous lifestyle brand from the woman leading marijuana’s shift into mainstream culture, today launched its first equity crowdfunding campaign. The company is seeking $1.07 million in funding by April 20, 2018.
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Things to Know About Washington Cannabis Consumers
While it has been established that Washington cannabis consumers still love flower the most, who’s buying all of this flower, how much are they spending and what brands do they prefer?
Dan Bilzerian: My Plans to Conquer Marijuana Industry
Dan Bilzerian outlines his plans for big business within the marijuana industry, including establishing the first trustworthy brand and alternative marketing tactics.
Why the Bears Are Wrong About The Scotts Miracle-Gro Stock
In mid-June home lawn and fertilizer care specialist The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) lowered its full-year fiscal 2017 outlook, citing a more than 10% drop in mass retail sales compared to the year-to-date checkpoint from the previous year. That was caused by challenging weather this spring in core markets across the United States.
Cal Can Biz Expo Interview: MJIC’s Urban Smedeby
In this Cal Can Biz Expo interview, watch Kristen Fox, Editor-in-Chief of MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview Urban Smedeby, Managing Director of MJIC.
Snoop Dogg Water Pipes Latest Cannabis Venture for Rapper
With his cannabis brand having already rolled out in Colorado and Canada, the recent launch of Snoop Dogg water pipes, known as POUNDS, means consumers can smoke Snoop-approved cannabis out of Snoop-approved glass.
HempLife Today Outlines Three to Five-Year Plan to Reach $50,000,000 in Annual Sales Revenue
DENVER, May 25, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Ubiquitech Software Corp. (OTC PINK: UBQU), through its subsidiary HempLife Today™ an innovative and growing Company offering the finest CBD (Cannabidiol), products derived from Hemp, is announcing its three to five-year plan to reach $50,000,000 in annual sales revenue.
Julian Marley’s JuJu Royal Brand Fulfills Promise: Donates 1% of annual sales to Weed For Warrior Project
DENVER, May 3, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Making good on a promise from November 2015, Dropleaf, the brand management firm that has obtained the exclusive rights to the Julian Marley’s JuJu Royal brand, has paid $3,800, or 1% of annual sales, to the Weed for Warriors Project.
No Snoop Dogg for Canopy Growth Corp., Says Regulators
After an Ottawa ban on celebrity endorsements of marijuana products, Snoop Dogg will not be able to explicitly promote Canopy’s Tweed-branded products.
World of Cannabis Interview: Stratos’ Bradley Orr
In this World of Cannabis Interview, watch Caroline Cahill, Managing Editor of http://www.MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview Bradley Orr, CEO of Stratos.
Licensing, Branding, and Franchises at the World of Cannabis
Whether you want to create one, invest in one, or buy from someone, hear Aaron Raskin of Harbinger Pro, plus AJ and Jen Gentile of SpeedWeed, discuss the pros and cons of legal cannabis licensing, branding and franchises at the World of Cannabis in Las Vegas.
Cannabis Companies Bloom at CCBExpo’s Emerging Brand Showcase
On March 7, 2017, at the California Cannabis Business Expo, the Emerging Brand Showcase gave fledgling cannabis companies the opportunity to pitch their brands to a panel of industry experts, including AJ Gentile, CEO and co-founder of SpeedWeed; Mara Gordon, founder of Aunt Zelda’s; Jen Gentile, Chief Marketing Officer at SpeedWeed; and Gino Gentile, SpeedWeed’s Vice President of Business Development.
Wana Brands Strengthens Marketing Team with Addition of Brand Manager
BOULDER, Colo, March 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — As the company prepares for growth into new markets, Wana Brands-Colorado’s No. 1 infused gummie manufacturer-has expanded its ranks with the addition of marketing expert, consumer analyst and award-winning fine artist Julia Bright as Brand Manager.
Marley Natural Celebrates Anniversary with Limited-Edition Cannabis Collection
In this video Neville Garrick discusses Bob Marley and the Anniversary Herb Collection.
ISA Scientific Announces Completion of Corporate Rebrand to Ananda Scientific In Preparation for Leadership in Global CBD Sales
SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 21, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — ISA Scientific, a Delaware (USA) corporation, whose activities are centered on making non-psychoactive, safe and effective therapeutic products based on cannabis plant chemistry, has announced completion of its full rebrand and is now operating under a new name, ANANDA Scientific.
Lucky Edibles Raises the Bar on Cannabis Packaging with an Art & Design Focus
DENVER, Dec. 16, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Lucky Edibles ™ a Colorado-based cannabis-infused mint company, is set to unveil new branding for all products this December.
Hunter S. Thompson’s Widow Launching Gonzo-Branded Marijuana
If you have ever dreamed of smoking from the personal stash of iconic author Hunter S. Thompson, your dream may soon come true. In an interview with The Aspen Times, Anita Thompson, wife of the late author, announced that she is developing a brand of marijuana using strains her husband used to smoke.
Carlos Santana Launches Cannabis Inhaler in Colorado
On Nov. 16, 2016, Carlos Santana launched his branded cannabis inhaler, Santana Smooth, at Marisol Therapeutics in Pueblo West, Colorado.
Wana Brands Continues Growth with Addition of Brand Ambassador
BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 17, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — As the Cannabis industry celebrates record sales, Wana Brands-the maker of Colorado’s No. 1 infused gummie-is expanding its ranks with the addition of marketing, communications and social media expert Adria Such as Wana Brand Ambassador.
Tweed and Snoop Dogg Launch Leafs by Snoop for Canadian Market
SMITH FALLS, Ontario, Oct. 6, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Tweed Inc. (Tweed), Canada’s largest and most recognized producer of cannabis, and Snoop Dogg (Snoop), the world’s most renowned cannabis connoisseur, are please to announce that Leafs by Snoop will be available in Canada this October, exclusively to customers registered with Tweed.
Aphria Finalizes Licensing Deal With Tokyo Smoke
TORONTO, Ontario, Sept. 19, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Aphria Inc. (“Aphria”) (TSX VENTURE:APH)(OTCQB:APHQF), in connection with its previously announced licensing deal with Tokyo Smoke, a premium cannabis-oriented lifestyle brand, has issued to Tokyo Smoke 38,759 common shares of Aphria and 200,000 common share purchase warrants exercisable for a period of 5 years at an exercise price of $3.14 per warrant.
Aphria Partners With Leading International Consumer Lifestyle Brand Tokyo Smoke
TORONTO, Sept. 7, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today Aphria Inc. (“Aphria”) (TSX VENTURE:APH) (OTCQB:APHQF), one of Canada’s leading licensed producers of medical cannabis, announced a groundbreaking licensing deal with Tokyo Smoke, a premium cannabis-oriented lifestyle brand.
Marley Natural Cannabis Brand Gets Approval as Santa Rosa’s First Pot Processor
Santa Rosa has rolled out the welcome mat to the marijuana industry, and the first firm through the door is affiliated with none other than the godfather of ganja — Bob Marley.
An Investor Is Suing A California Edible Pot Company For Fraud
A California investor claims marijuana chocolates brand Altai swindled him out of $750,000 under false pretenses. The CEO allegedly used the money on private jets and fancy hotels.
Willie Nelson Lighting Up Cannabis Brand with Concerts in Washington and Colorado
On July 21, 2016, Willie Nelson announced that Willie’s Reserve, the country singer’s premium cannabis brand, is making its debut at select stores in the state of Washington this month, with Colorado following in August.
Marijuana Advocate Willie Nelson Celebrates Launch of Willie’s Reserve Cannabis Brand with Concerts in Washington and Colorado
Other states to be added as legalization momentum builds DENVER, July 21, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Award-winning musician, actor, author and longtime marijuana advocate Willie Nelson is thrilled to announce the launch of Willie’s Reserve, a premium cannabis brand, which is anticipated to be available in select Washington and Colorado stores in July and August, respectively.…
Family of Peter Tosh Announces Major Developments On Second Annual International Peter Tosh Day
DENVER, April 20, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The family of the famed reggae artist Peter Tosh is proud to announce it is launching Peter Tosh 420, a company with a mission to organically grow the Peter Tosh legacy by providing quality cannabis products for medicinal power, spiritual enlightenment and recreational enjoyment.
Cannabis Brand Management Company Raises $8 Million
On April 4, 2016, Strainz Inc., a national cannabis brand management company, announced that it had raised $8 million, $6 million of which was raised through Series A funding from venture capital and angel investors.
G FarmaBrands Teams Up With Multi-Platinum Recording Artist, The Game, To Roll Out New Cannabis Product Line
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. April 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — G FarmaBrands, a leading producer/processor of medical and adult use marijuana-based products, has officially partnered with multi-platinum recording artist and two-time GRAMMY nominated West Coast Rap Star, The Game.
Strainz Raises $8 Million Through Debt And Series A Funding
LAS VEGAS, April 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Strainz Inc., a leading national cannabis brand management company, today announced it has raised a total of $8 million including a $6 million round of Series A financing from leading venture capital and angel investors.
Vuber’s Award Winning Vaporizers Coming to California
SEATTLE, March 10, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Vuber Technologies, the developers of a line of high-quality and innovative personal vaporizers, announced today that it will be selling its popular devices in California.
Canadian Pharmacy in Negotiations to Sell Medical Marijuana
One of Canada’s largest pharmacy chains is reportedly pushing to become a provider of medical marijuana.
Tweed Partners with Snoop Dogg in Canada
On Feb. 12, 2016, Tweed Inc., a subsidiary of Canopy Growth Corporation (TSXV: CGC), announced a partnership with Snoop Dogg to customize brand strategy and curated content exclusively for its Canadian market.
Watch the Cannabis Industry’s First Emerging Brand Showcase
Join us on March 5, 2016, at the California Cannabis Business Expo at noon as we turn the Imperial Ballroom at the Hilton Union Square in San Francisco into a major pitch event for emerging brands in cannabis.
Celebrate Bob Marley’s Birthday With Marley Marijuana
Now you can celebrate Bob Marley’s birthday by smoking Marley branded marijuana.
Wiz Khalifa Partners With Colorado-based RiverRock Cannabis on Exclusive New Cannabis Line
PITTSBURGH, Pa., Feb. 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Multi-platinum-selling, Golden Globe and Grammy-nominated recording artist Wiz Khalifa today announced his partnership with RiverRock Cannabis on an exclusive line of regulated cannabis products.
Wildflower Products Now Available in Washington State Dispensary Market
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 3, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Wildflower Marijuana Inc. (CSE: SUN) (FWB:RSP) (the “Company”) announces that it has reached a major milestone by becoming Canada’s first cannabis company to launch a line of products into the legal US cannabis market.
31 Days Until Julian Marley’s Appearance at California Cannabis Business Expo
Julian Marley, son of reggae legend Bob Marley and a successful reggae musician in his own right, will be on hand to greet fans at the California Cannabis Business Expo March 4 and 5 at the Hilton Union Square, San Francisco.
Salar Communications Group Announces Launch
TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 26, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — A new full-service communications and marketing firm specializing in the rapidly developing cannabis industry has been officially launched. Salar Communications Group (SCG) will provide strategic communications, digital marketing, event planning and consulting for growers, processors, dispensaries, advocacy, investment and consumer products of the cannabis industry.
5 Trademark Tips for Marijuana Entrepreneurs
Kieran Doyle, partner at the New York firm of Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, recently shared insights with MJINews about the particular challenge of securing trademark protection for cannabis products.
GreenTech Industries Structured As Holding Company; Announces New Branded Product Portfolio
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12, 2016 /Weed Wire/ —GreenTech Industries, a specialty business company with interests in the cannabis and entertainment industries, announced today that it has organized its corporate structure as a holding company, complete with its initial line-up of branded products in its company portfolio.
Cannabis Industry Leader Tae Darnell Joins Sensi Media Group as President & General Counsel
DENVER, Jan. 6, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Sensi Media Group (http://www.sensimag.com) announced today that Tae Darnell has been appointed President and General Counsel of the growing pro-cannabis lifestyle media company.
Bye Bye Baggies: Apothecarry Case Preserves Cannabis in Style
Shouldn’t everything in your life be top shelf? That is the question posed by cannabis accoutrement startup The Apothecarry.
The Bulldog Interview: More than a Brand, a Lifestyle
MJINews recently investigated The Bulldog to find out what it takes to build a global brand and a successful growth model in the cannabis industry.
MJIC Radio Gives Legal Cannabis a New Voice
CHICAGO, Dec. 24, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — MJIC Media is raising its voice for cannabis with the launch of MJIC Radio.
Cannabis Entrepreneur Aims High Society with Apothecarry Case
LOS ANGELES, December 22, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — The Apothecarry Brands LLC, purveyor of high quality cannabis accoutrement, is rallying national support for its inaugural crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.
Wildflower Enters US Market with New Vaporizer Technology
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 9, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Wildflower Marijuana Inc. (CSE: SUN) has entered into an agreement to replace the previously announced Master Distribution Agreement.
Dropleaf and Julian Marley’s JUJU Royal Announces It Will Contribute 1% of Annual Sales to Charity
DENVER, Nov. 30, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Dropleaf, the brand management firm that has obtained the exclusive rights to the Julian Marley JUJU Royal brand, has announced it will begin making charitable contributions to the Weed for Warriors Project on an annual basis beginning in 2016.
Rihanna Denies Launch of Branded Marijuana Line
The story seems to have originated with 18karatreggae.com, which quoted the singer of hits like “Umbrella” and “Disturbia” as saying “MaRihanna by Rihanna is truly the first mainstream cannabis brand in the world and proud to be a pioneer … .”
The Bulldog: Building a Global Brand in the Cannabis Industry
A powerful brand should have very high awareness among the target customer base who recognize your brand and know what you have to offer them versus the alternative.