Category: Company Profiles

Zen and the Art of Cultivation

April 20th, 2018

When a business shows consistent, organic growth and does so without debt, you know it’s doing something right. Artizen Cannabis CEO Timothy Foia takes pride in the fact that his company regularly exceeds $1 million a month in sales and continues to see steady, consistent growth. Today, Artizen ranks No.…

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Vets: Andy Joseph

March 27th, 2018

Since then, Apeks Supercritical has evolved into one of the industry’s leading suppliers of extraction equipment, twice being identified among the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S., according to Inc. magazine. Apeks was No. 24 on the Inc. 500 in 2015 and No. 2,248 on the Inc. 5000 in 2017.…

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Vets: Jesse Peters

March 26th, 2018

“I don’t think indoor cultivation for cannabis is a dead technology,” Peters says. “I actually think it’s a progressing one and we have to evolve with the market to ensure that we’re on the right path.” Efficiency in Agriculture It could be said that Peters has an abnormally high threshold…

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Vets: Ellen Brown

March 20th, 2018

Throughout her life, Brown has made a series of headstrong decisions, ranging from enlisting in the U.S. Air Force to diving headfirst into the cannabis industry. When other people told her she couldn’t — or shouldn’t — she became even more committed. Two weeks after graduating from high school in…

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Vets: SC Veterans Alliance

March 19th, 2018

But the license also serves as a gateway for the business to keep supporting the veteran community in its own, unorthodox way.   Finding a Mission A variety of studies in recent years have shown that veterans have a 50% higher suicide rate than non-vets. But the federal government continues…

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Vets: Blue Cord Farms

March 16th, 2018

But in the meantime, the pair of Army veterans are building Blue Cord Farms through a unique partnership, not just in the structure of the company, but also in what the two men have endured. Blue Cord Farms is actually two separate companies. Ladroga is a licensed caregiver who heads…

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Vets: Socrates Rosenfeld

March 14th, 2018

But like so many soldiers, Rosenfeld had a hard time transitioning from life in the military to that of a civilian. The shift to go from combat to the classroom was intense. He wasn’t diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, but something wasn’t right. He felt isolated and struggled to be…

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Forging a New Path

March 9th, 2018

Many proud, blue-collar towns spiraled downward, and Arlington was one of the casualties. Most of its timber jobs have gone the way of the typewriter, coal mining and the steam train. But while some might view communities like Arlington as broken backwaters, others see opportunity. Fitz Couhig sits squarely in…

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Robert Selna

March 2nd, 2018

Robert Selna traded a career in print journalism for the life of a lawyer after witnessing the multi-faceted world of real estate development and zoning in action. “At a certain point I started to cover land use and development in San Francisco and I learned a lot about how it…

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Hidden Gem

February 27th, 2018

Any number of contenders may lay claim to being the best location in the country for marijuana production. California’s Emerald Triangle has been recognized as the Mecca of sun-grown cannabis for decades, a distinction that has brought a certain level of prosperity and notoriety to Humboldt, Mendocino and Trinity counties.…

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