BERKELEY, Calif., June 28, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Steep Hill, the global industry leader in cannabis testing and analytics, today released a white paper, entitled “Diffuse Reflectance Near Infrared (DRNIR) Spectroscopy for Potency Analysis of Cannabis,”
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MARIN, Calif., June 2, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — In an era of health and fitness, as well as a national cannabis boom, The 420 Games has become the latest “it” event series. The athletic themed marijuana events have taken root and quickly become a national phenomenon.
One of the most common stereotypes about cannabis is that they are often couch potatoes, but according to Tech Insider, one California entrepreneur hopes to change that perception.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 17, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — HelloMD, a leading digital healthcare platform for medical marijuana patients, today announced the launch of Answers, a unique web-based service that allows cannabis users, or those considering using cannabis, to ask questions to the HelloMD expert community lead by doctors and physicians.
On May 3, 2016, Congressman Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., will be in San Francisco to host an event on the the state of cannabis reform in California and across the country.
On April 15, 2016, Marley Natural, Bob Marley’s official cannabis brand, launched its line of cannabis and lifestyle products at retail locations in San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Marley Natural, the official Bob Marley cannabis brand, today debuted a broad-based collection of cannabis and lifestyle products in retail locations throughout the Bay Area.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 13, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Potbox, the award-winning, premium medical cannabis subscription club, today announced its first product expansion and a new, on-demand delivery option for its San Francisco-based customers – both driven by customer demand.
On April 5, 2016, Meadow, a medical cannabis delivery and software company based in San Francisco, announced that it had closed a $2.1 million round of seed funding.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 7, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — If California legalizes recreational marijuana, the state should develop a single highly regulated marijuana market—for medical and recreational uses. This is among the key findings of a report released today by the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC).
SAN FRANCISCO, April 5, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today Meadow, the startup building software for the medical cannabis industry, is announcing $2.1M in seed funding with participation from David Lee, Justin Kan, Steve Huffman, Hiten Shah, Slow Ventures, Liquid 2 Ventures, SOMA Capital, and Poseidon Asset Management.
On March 23, 2016, Coral Reefer, a legalization advocate and popular voice in the cannabis community, released her coverage of the California Cannabis Business Expo, which took place March 3-5, 2016, in San Francisco.
SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 23, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Created to de-stigmatize cannabis and the people who use it, The 420 Games brings a message of fitness, wellness and health on Saturday March 26th.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 22, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — HelloMD (www.hellomd.com) today announced the launch of an Apple iOS smartphone App that will allow patients throughout California access to medical marijuana consultations, dispensaries, and the ability to join and securely share records with participating dispensaries and providers.
Investing in startup cannabis companies is about to get easier for the little guy. And for the little company.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 16, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — HelloMD, today announced a partnership with Potbox to enable Potbox customers to obtain or renew their required annual physician’s recommendation in real-time using HelloMD’s telehealth service.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 16, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — HARVEST, the first boutique-style cannabis dispensary and private member lounge in San Francisco, opened January 2016 on Geary Boulevard in the city’s Inner Richmond District offering expertly curated artisanal products sourced from California’s craft cannabis artisans.
When FDA barriers change, regulations deal fortune to some and hardship to others. On March 4, 2016, at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Francisco, Stephen Goldner, Senior Forensic Toxicologist at Quantum 9, a cannabis consulting and technology firm, addressed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s role in regulating the cannabis industry in life after legalization.
You know, a random dude asked me just this morning how to get in on the cannabis industry. He had no idea what he wanted to do—he just wanted to “make money,” as if it were that simple.
On Feb. 25, 2016, the SEC’s Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies met to discuss the ongoing evolution of this new capital landscape. According to the opening remarks of Mary Jo White, SEC Chair, “Since Regulation A+ became effective in June 2015, issuers have publicly filed over sixty offering statements with the Commission.”
On March 5, 2016, Oaksterdam University will offer a unique program in response to the growing demand for hands-on cannabis education, and developed for current business owners and managers.
OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 29, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Oaksterdam University is pleased to offer a very unique program in response to demand, and geared for current business owners and managers of dispensaries, and cultivation and manufacturing companies, as well as investors providing private equity and resources, and professional and business service providers.
On March 5, 2016, join David Weidenbach at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Francisco, as he leads a panel of recognized industry experts on the past, present and future of how packaging will help shape the industry and be instrumental in setting standards and differentiating companies.
Join Amy Margolis, founder of Emerge Law Group, on March 4, 2016, at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Francisco, as she explores the challenges, barriers and benefits of partnerships between industry members and traditional investors.
SANTA ANA, Calif. Feb. 24, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Kush Bottles, Inc. (OTCQB: KSHB) is pleased to announce that it will be an exhibitor and presenter at the upcoming Marijuana Investor Summit. The event will take place March 3-5 at the Hilton Union Square in San Francisco.
California’s new Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act has created a sandstorm of controversy surrounding local permitting.
A sea change in public opinion toward marijuana has ushered in revisions to policy across the regulatory landscape. At the California Cannabis Business Expo on March 4, 2016, Matt Lampert, director of the Socionomics Institute, will detail this sea change.
The Apothecarium, a medical marijuana dispensary in Las Vegas, opened for business on Feb. 20, 2016. At the helm of the operation is co-owner Dave Kallas, a retired Las Vegas police officer who had 21 years on the force.
On March 5, 2016, panelists at the California Cannabis Business Expo will be leading a discussion on “The New Frontier of Banking in the Cannabis Industry.”
CHICAGO, Feb. 22, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — California Cannabis Business Expo (CCBE) offers all the legal cannabis business information fit to know, along with five of the cannabis industry’s biggest must-attend events in three days at the Hilton Union Square, San Francisco, March 3-5, 2016.
The bud, the burn and the joint may be on their way to becoming quaint images of the past as consumers look for ways to consume cannabis that don’t involve smoking.
Managing the costs of growing cannabis is a particular challenge for growers. One of the largest fixed costs is electricity. Since the cost of electricity is unlikely to go down, growers need to look for new and disruptive ways to manage their use of it.
In the session “How California Sales and Use Tax Law Can Prevent Your Business From Obtaining a State License” at the California Cannabis Business Expo on March 5, Mike Parnes will discuss California’s sales and use tax law’s applicability to cannabis-related businesses.
CHICAGO, Feb. 17, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — CannaPitch IPO, the legal cannabis industry’s premiere pitch event, will be open to the investing public, bringing true crowdfunding to cannabis companies at the California Cannabis Business Expo, March 4 at the Hilton Union Square, San Francisco.
On March 5, 2016, at the CCBE in San Francisco, Adam Orens, a founding partner of The Marijuana Policy Group, whose expertise is in market and regional economic analysis as well as public finance, will be addressing the importance of accurate data and how economic and market studies aid progress.
After two full days of sessions, panels and keynotes, and of course to kick off the weekend properly, attendees of the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Francisco this March will have free access to the Friday Night After Party and Concert.
Marijuana Investor Summit is proud to present a special edition of WeedClub’s @420 Pitch at the California Cannabis Business Expo held at the Hilton Union Square in San Francisco on March 3, 2016.
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.
Brennan Thicke, the director of the Venice Beach Care Center, a medical cannabis collective in California, and his father, Alan Thicke, who played Jason Seaver on the 80s sitcom “Growing Pains,” will be in attendance at the California Cannabis Business Expo this March 3-5, 2016.
At the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Francisco this March, you can experience the legal cannabis industry’s first pitch event to focus on the hottest and fastest growing companies in cannabis as they begin their journey towards the ultimate prize.
For the first time an event that is clearly geared towards opportunities for profit in the legal marijuana industry takes a hard look at the risks associated with the decision to go legal—not just the financial risk, but the social and moral risks associated therewith.
With California home to this year’s Super Bowl, medical marijuana dispensaries are embracing mainstream sales tactics to entice consumers with cannabis-related specials.
SightGlass plans to run a wholesale confections manufacturing facility that specializes in chocolates and artisan confections that have been infused with cannabis, with the final products to be distributed at retail stores in Oregon.
Dale Sky Jones, the Executive Chancellor of Oaksterdam University, will be joining the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Francisco this March to discuss how to mitigate your business risk through advocacy, as well as Oaksterdam Certification Training.
In just 30 days, David Evans, Executive Director of the Drug Free Schools Coalition, will be participating in The Great Marijuana Debate, opposite Ethan Nadelmann, Executive Director of the Drug Policy Alliance, at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Francisco this March.
DENVER, Feb. 2, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Julian Marley, son of reggae legend Bob Marley, will be on hand to greet fans at the California Cannabis Business Expo March 4 and 5 at the Hilton Union Square, San Francisco.
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.
With the California Cannabis Business Expo hitting San Francisco March 3-5, 2016, here are 11 tips for hacking your cannabis expo experience so you can build your network and expand your knowledge.
Tom Lackey, an American politician currently serving in the California State Assembly, will be cracking open California’s Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Francisco this March.
Ed Rosenthal, a cannabis cultivation expert, will be participating in a panel on California growers and operators, as well as an open Q&A session, at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Francisco this March.