California’s recreational cannabis industry continues to march on in the face of federal uncertainties and even youngsters are finding ways to cash in on the green rush, including a Girl Scout who recently got a jump start on her cookie sales outside of a San Diego marijuana dispensary.
Tag Archives: Social Media
MassRoots Founder Back in Charge
MassRoots founder, Isaac Dietrich, has found a way to regain control of the company he founded. In an 8k filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, it was confirmed that CEO Scott Kveton has resigned. The filing also confirmed that all other board members are no longer with the company.
New Frontier Data, MassRoots Join Forces to Bring Advanced Digital Marketing to the Cannabis Industry
WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 29, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — New Frontier Data, the leading provider of data, analytics and business intelligence in the cannabis industry, and MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB: MSRT), the largest social media platform in the cannabis space worldwide, have partnered to elevate digital marketing practices and better understand social consumer behavior at a pivotal time in the cannabis industry.
What We Know About the Ousting of MassRoots CEO Isaac Dietrich
On Oct. 16, 2017, the Board of Directors for MassRoots (OTCQB:MSRT), a marijuana social media platform, ousted Isaac Dietrich as the company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Activists Boycotting Cannabis Industry Event Featuring Roger Stone
Activists within the cannabis community are boycotting a major industry event because of the inclusion of self-described “political dirty trickster” Roger Stone as a keynote speaker.
4 Ways to Position Your Dispensary for Success
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.
Sen. Cory Booker Says Marijuana Should be Legal in America
In a Facebook live address, Cory Booker introduced legislation that would legalize pot at the federal level citing that current drug laws “are badly broken” and disproportionately hurt minority communities.
Best Practices: Cannabis Executives Share Social Media Advice
Here, CEOs and cannabis executives share their advice on using social media to reach customers, suppliers, investors and the press.
Alaska Dispensaries Shocked to See Facebook Shutting Down Business Pages
Is Facebook taking a stand against Alaska dispensaries? Some dispensary owners in the state of Alaska think that might be the case.
Hold Your Horses: Texas Did Not Legalize Marijuana
Over the Easter weekend the internet was abuzz with the news that, seemingly out of nowhere, the state of Texas had legalized recreational marijuana. But did it really? The answer, as it turns out, is a resounding no.
Marijuanaville Trademark Denied for Similarities to Margaritaville
When a marijuana shop recently tried to register Marijuanaville, Jimmy Buffett contested the trademark, claiming that it was too close to his own Margaritaville.
Rapper Launches Investment Fund for Cannabis
On Nov. 21, 2016, rapper and actor Jayceon Terrell Taylor, known on stage as The Game, announced in an Instagram post that he is launching an investment fund to invest in the legal cannabis industry.
Massachusetts Senate President Endorses Legalization
On Oct. 20, 2016, Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg announced that he will vote in favor of Question 4, a ballot initiative legalizing recreational marijuana.
Social Cannabis Startups: Why They’re Necessary
Few niche networks ever really made it big time. I can say that because if you just asked yourself to name a few vertically-focused networks, you’d probably scratch your head and come up empty.
Facebook and Google Cannabis Policy Enforcement Makes No Sense
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.
MassRoots Files To Be NASDAQ’s First Cannabis Stock
MassRoots, Inc., the ‘Facebook’ for cannabis consumers, is filing an offering to go public with hopes that the NASDAQ will approve them for a listing.
MassRoots Closes $77,000 in Advertising Contracts Last Week
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.
Facebook Shuts Down Oregon Marijuana Dispensary Web Page
MEDFORD, Ore. — Facebook has shut down a Rogue Valley marijuana dispensary’s page as part of a nationwide crackdown on anything that promotes drugs.
MassRoots Crosses 775,000 Users, Expects One Million by 4/20
DENVER, Feb. 05, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots Inc. (OTCQB:MSRT), one of the largest and fastest growing technology platforms for the cannabis industry, is pleased to announce it has crossed 775,000 users on its network.
Facebook Deletes Medical Marijuana Pages
Medical marijuana is legal in 23 states including New Jersey, but the ubiquitous social media giant Facebook apparently doesn’t “like” it.
Cannabis Technology Company MassRoots Files Application to Have Its Common Stock Uplisted to the NASDAQ Capital Market
DENVER, Aug. 31, 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 filed an application to become one of the first cannabis technology companies listed on the NASDAQ Capital Market.
MassRoots Crosses a Half Million Users, Generates $25,000 in Revenue in 10 Days
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.
BlazeNow App Approved for Apple’s App Store
In what is surely a sign of a white flag of defeat in the world of weed-tech, BlazeNow, an app that allows its users to connect via online interface with legal medical and recreational dispensaries globally, has now obtained access to the Apple App store.
MassRoots Now 450,000 Users Strong
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.
Tracking Cannabis Social Media Trends
When MassRoots was asked by the SEC for proof that the business was indeed a leading social media app within the legal cannabis industry, investor Jerome Dewald spotted a market opportunity.
Cannabis Company Fights Silicon Valley Shade
MassRoots (OTC.BB:MSRT) has been called the Facebook for pot smokers, but this online social website for the cannabis community is fighting cannabias.
Fascinating Case Study Begins April 9 as MassRoots Goes Public
MassRoots, which will begin trading on or around April 9, 2015, under the ticker MSRT, is set to be the first public cannabis company with a revenue model and a customer acquisition strategy built entirely around social media platforms.
Monday Making History
One of the best parts of being a cannabis investor is being able to witness history in the making on a daily basis. This time it is the announcement of the first cannabis tech IPO with MassRoots (OTC Pink: MSRT) preparing to come online this month.
The First Weed Tech IPO
This week, Mass Roots—a sort-of Facebook for weed lovers—will be one of the first canna-businesses to go public.
Thursday Women on the Rise
The cannabis companies to watch are the ones who will be building out product lines and establishing messages that address women.
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Marijuana Social Network, MassRoots, Reaches Over 215,000 Users; Partners with Cypress Hill’s B-Real on ‘The Smoker’s Club Tour’
DENVER, Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — MassRoots, a social network for cannabis consumers, is pleased to announce it has crossed 215,000 users and has facilitated over 56 million user-to-user interactions on it’s network.
10 Vital Nugs on Marijuana & Social Media
If you didn’t take a picture of yesterday’s lunch, you didn’t eat it. If you didn’t capture a shot of a cute puppy, did the puppy ever exist? Social media’s popularity with smartphone users has caused some people to look at every moment of their lives as a potential photo op. Why would a moment with marijuana be any different?