Viridian Capital Advisors recently reported the global cannabis industry has raised more than $1 billion in 2016, according to Forbes. Most of the $1 billion-plus in capital investments was raised in the United States and Canada, with other countries contributing small amounts, Scott Greiper of Viridian said.
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Tradiv.com announced on Thursday that it had completed its $1 million seed-stage round of funding. The round was led by investors TL Partners, Poseidon Asset Management, and Anslinger Capital. After pitching to the ArcView Group’s Investor Network, Tradiv was approached by investors who like the online, wholesale, B2B marketplace idea.
Oregon’s Measure 91 permits four license types for the recreational cannabis industry: producer, processor, wholesaler and retailer. A company can apply for all four, thus setting itself up as a vertically integrated operation; it can apply for one only; or it can mix and match, to carve out its own niche.
4Front Advisors offers industry expertise to dispensary operators and investors in order to maximize business performance.
It is common for the marijuana industry to be portrayed as one dimensional. To many individuals, the marijuana market simply consists of a grower, a store owner, and a smoker; however, nothing can be further from the truth.
On January 1st, 2014, Colorado made history and became one of the first states in the union to legalize cannabis. Six months later, despite naysayers and critics, reports are coming in relaying the rousing success of legalization.
Apeks Supercritical builds fully automated subcritical and supercritical botanical oil extraction systems that use liquid CO2 as a solvent. CO2 is a clean, inert, nontoxic solvent, and it is nonflammable. Systems are built to extract any botanical material, but 90 percent of Apeks’ business comes from the cannabis industry.
Recreational marijuana is legal in Colorado and Washington state, and though it’s still illegal under federal law, more states are considering the move, setting the stage for a potential gold rush that could conceivably rival the repeal of prohibition. Economics correspondent Paul Solman talks to entrepreneurs looking to cash in on the cannabis industry.
Uruguay doesn’t want marijuana tourists flocking to its shores for cheap pot. Instead, the small South American nation hopes that its status as the only country to fully regulate the cannabis industry will turn it into a magnet for investment in medical and other applications of the plant.
In a valiant effort to attract a larger demographic to the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, attendees are encouraged to BYOW (bring-your-own-weed).