ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Sept. 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Ultra Health, New Mexico’s #1 Cannabis Company, has been denied the opportunity to advertise on the ABQ Ride Buses due to concerns about losing federal funding.
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PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — An Oregon Health Authority (OHA) education campaign aimed at youth and young adults raised awareness among its target audience of the risks associated with marijuana use, an independent evaluation has found.
DENVER, Sept. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Hoban Law Group, the nation’s largest, full-service cannabis and hemp law firm, has received approvals and is now airing the first national TV spot for the cannabis industry.
As California gears up for the sale of recreational cannabis, lawmakers are still concerned about cannabis packaging that could appeal to minors. On Aug. 24, 2017, state lawmakers sent Gov. Jerry Brown Senate Bill 663, a bill intended to thwart edibles from being marketed to adolescents, as reported by the Los Angeles Times. Crafted by…
On Aug. 14, 2017, the Ontario chapter of the Canadian Mental Health Association released a report that calls for wide ranging rules and restrictions to be placed on the province’s recreational marijuana market once it becomes legal in 2018.
On Aug. 11, 2017, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission announced that it had issued a clarification on prohibited cannabis strain names in the state. The rules are intended to prevent strain names from appealing to minors and from misleading consumers.
What can you do to make sure you’re poised for success in this unpredictable, highly competitive industry? Here are four tried-and-true practices that you can apply to your dispensary in any state.
On June 26, 2017, the Nevada Tax Commission adopted emergency recreational marijuana regulations that clear the way for early sales in the state.
Two online marijuana shipment businesses are under investigation by Denver’s Better Business Bureau. On June 15, 2017, the BBB announced that it was investigating Denver Marijuana and Denver Smoke Buds for illegally mailing marijuana, among other reasons.
DENVER, June 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — BBB is issuing a warning after receiving a tip through ScamTracker that has led to the investigation of two web-based businesses–Denver Marijuana and Denver Smoke Buds. The BBB is investigating whether these businesses have attempted to capitalize on the legality of Colorado’s medical and recreational marijuana laws by falsely posing as legitimate sources for this substance.
NEW YORK, May 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Vireo Health of New York (“Vireo”), one of only five medical marijuana companies licensed by New York State, has announced the launch of what is believed to be the first-ever medical marijuana advertising campaign in the history of the New York City subway system.
After eight years of banishment from NASCAR due to unpaid fines, race car driver Carl Long was poised to make his triumphant return to the sport at a race in Kansas on May 12, 2017, but that return was quickly overshadowed after news emerged that NASCAR had forced Long to remove a decal from his car that was advertising a marijuana company.
DENVER, May 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — As the 2017 General Assembly Session comes to a close, the Cannabis Business Alliance (CBA) applauds legislators for another productive session in regards to the continued regulation of the legal cannabis industry in Colorado.
DENVER, April 3, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB: MSRT), a leading technology platform for medical cannabis patients and businesses, is pleased to announce it has launched an updated business portal.
DENVER, March 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB: MSRT), a leading technology platform for medical cannabis patients and businesses, is pleased to announce it has launched a new website, accessible at www.MassRoots.com.
One of the drawbacks of owning a legal marijuana business in the state of California is the fact that you cannot trademark the logo, name or even products associated with your business; however, if one California lawmaker gets his way, that will soon change.
Is this energy drink misleading consumers looking for a good time? Made with hemp seed extract, Cannabis Energy Drink is legal in every state since it has no THC.
DENVER, Feb. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB:MSRT), one of the leading technology platforms for the cannabis industry, announced today a general business update on the Company and legal cannabis marketplace.
DENVER, Jan. 11, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB: MSRT), one of the leading technology platforms for the cannabis industry, is pleased to announce it has received over $2.0 million in cash proceeds from the exercise of warrants so far in 2017.
A man from western Massachusetts has been posting ads on Craigslist offering free marijuana with the purchase of an empty sandwich bag.
A bill in the California legislature could prohibit marijuana advertising on state highway billboards. Part of Proposition 64 prohibited marijuana advertising on billboards lining highways that cross the state’s borders. If passed, the new bill would make marijuana billboards illegal on state highways, too.
DENVER, Dec. 19, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Colorado media titan Westword has selected Leafbuyer.com as its official cannabis deals partner.
A famous anti-drug ad on TV in the 1980s used an egg sizzling in a frying pan to warn viewers: “This is your brain on drugs.” Nowadays, the man who voiced the commercial supports legalization of marijuana in California. Actor John Roselius told Rooster magazine he has already voted in favor of Proposition 64.
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.
In this highlight clip, founder of Massroots Isaac Dietrich, discusses the digital advertising landscape of cannabis and how his company can grow and become bigger than competitors like Leafly and Weedmaps.
Opponents of marijuana legalization in Arizona have more cash on hand than supporters as Election Day approaches, according to Tucson.com. Supporters of Proposition 205—which would legalize recreational marijuana in Arizona—have raised more money, but they also spent a lot while to get 205 on the ballot.
Organizers behind the Yes on 64 campaign have filed a lawsuit to force the California Secretary of State to remove statements made by opponents that would be appear in the voter information guide for November’s election.
People who sell medical and recreational cannabis in states where it’s legal have become accustomed to seeing their social media pages go dark unexpectedly.
On July 6, 2016, the Oregon Health Authority announced the launch of a new advertising campaign to combat teen marijuana use. Dubbed “Stay True to You,” the campaign used focus groups and research to formulate a message that would resonate with younger audiences.
DENVER, June 29, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — As Good Chemistry—the leader in cultivating consistent, high-quality cannabis—expands production capabilities in Colorado and Nevada, the company debuts its “Craft of Cannabis” initiative with a new advertising campaign and website.
LOS ANGELES, June 16, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — MEDIATECHNICS CORPORATION (OTC: MEDT) is pleased to announced today that its subsidiary BlazeNow Inc has raised over $180,000 of its $1.2 million private placement under the JOBS Act, Section 506(c), based on a total pre-money valuation of $30,000,000.
In Arizona, marijuana advocates have erected a pair of billboards with a special message meant to coincide with Mother’s Day on May 8 and appeal to millennials.
DENVER, Feb. 22, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB:MSRT) is pleased to announce that from February 15 to February 19, 2016, it entered into two social media advertising contracts that it expects will generate $77,000 in annual revenue.
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb 19, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Branding Group announced a new educational content hub this morning, called the Marijuana Branding Academy.
DENVER, Jan. 15, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots is pleased to announce that the company has significantly increased its web traffic month over month, growing to 624,000 page views and 81,000 unique visitors from December 13, 2015 to January 12, 2016.
DENVER, Jan. 5, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB:MSRT), one of the largest and fastest growing social networks for cannabis consumers, is pleased to report it has crossed 725,000 users.
A rich tradition of anti-marijuana propaganda has been embraced by cannabis fans, stretching back to the film “Reefer Madness” in the 1930’s and continuing today in New South Wales, Australia, where a new series of public service announcements depicts stoners as confused anthropomorphic sloth creatures.
In what is likely to be a recurring theme for the next few years as federal law catches up with state reality, the United States Postal Service has become the next federal agency to enter the legalization fray with a misstep likely to help clarify rules for the new industry.
DENVER, Nov. 20, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. one of the largest and fastest growing social networks for cannabis consumers, is pleased to announce it will be releasing its new web interface on November 30, 2015, opening the public content on the MassRoots network to search engines for the first time.
HOUSTON, Oct. 22, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — The state-by-state legalization of cannabis is one of the most exciting changes to our society in modern history, but at the same time it is very complex. Rapid change, federal illegality, stigma, and confusing regulations contribute to difficulties in identifying and connecting with legitimate entrepreneurs, investors, and professional service providers.
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 21, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Branding Group, a full-service marketing agency that caters to the needs of medical and recreational cannabis industry businesses, today announced that it has enrolled in MJIC Media’s Professional Membership, the enhanced introductory membership option offered by MJIC Media, a marijuana media conglomerate.
CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Illinois’ largest approved grower of medical marijuana announced aggressive plans Wednesday for a multi-tiered marketing campaign designed to educate potential patients and provide them the tools needed to register for the state’s new Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis program.
At TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco on Sept. 21, 2015, Snoop defied expectations once again by announcing the launch of his marijuana website Merry Jane.
The Truth Initiative seems peeved to have paid to run two anti-smoking ads during the MTV VMAs on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2015.
If a company finds the need to constantly remind you about its one hit, instead of offering any new ones, then maybe it is a one-hit wonder.
DENVER, Aug. 26, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB:MSRT), one of the largest and fastest growing social networks for cannabis consumers, is pleased to announce it has crossed a half million users on its platform.
In Alaska, the rule making process for marijuana is slowly moving forward as the state Marijuana Control Board moves towards the final stretch of the second regulatory round.
DENVER, July 29, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB: MSRT), one of the largest and fastest growing social networks for cannabis consumers, is pleased to report it has crossed 450,000 users on its platform.
According to a new study conducted by the RAND Corporation, children who are exposed to medical marijuana advertisements are more likely to use marijuana in the future.
Yes, cannabis can. It has been a landmark time for marijuana, with entrepreneurs rushing into the Wild West of the budding industry. They’re not just growers and sellers, but forward-looking tech experts who have seen pot’s bright digital future.