Category: Company Profiles

Brighton’s Waiting Game

October 22nd, 2017

* The following article was originally published in the October issue of Marijuana Venture, available now.  The folks at Brighton have traveled a long road to get to where they are, but plenty of miles remain before they can build their new cultivation center on a 66-acre site in Alberta, Canada.…

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Women to Watch: Samantha Miller

October 19th, 2017

* This story was originally published in the October 2017 issue of Marijuana Venture, on sale now online or at a store near you. “Whenever I hear about waves of new cannabis labs opening, I say, ‘That’s great. A least there will be a bunch of cheap equipment in a…

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Women to Watch: Rachel Hazlett

October 16th, 2017

This story was originally published in the October 2017 issue of Marijuana Venture, on sale now online at a store near you. When the Lucky 420 co-founders began conceptualizing their brand, they wanted to create “something affordable that didn’t skimp on style and sex appeal,” CEO Rachel Hazlett says. The…

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New West Summit shines spotlight on new technology

October 3rd, 2017

With a focus on disruptive technology and game-changing innovations, New West Summit 3.0 will highlight the intersection of cannabis business, technology and media on Oct. 13-15 at the Marriott City Center in Oakland, California. The summit hosts 100 exhibitors, 45 panels and more than 3,000 attendees for three days of…

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Jim McAlpine

October 3rd, 2017

Somebody has to keep things interesting in the developing world of legal cannabis and Jim McAlpine is happy to be the guy who pushes the envelope in that regard. In addition to being the executive director of the New West Summit, he’s also the president and founder of the 420…

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Ryan Lowther

September 14th, 2017

As prospective cannabis entrepreneurs attempt to understand state and local regulations — while putting together business plans and marketing strategies — many attorneys across the country are scrambling to do the same. After all, the marijuana business and its complex regulations weren’t exactly taught at law school. After working at…

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Naturally Baked

September 13th, 2017

Seth Oxhandler is no stranger to high-flying excitement. The former IBM engineer has completed more than 3,000 successful sky-diving jumps, but he’s also experienced a few hard landings along the way and acquired a medical marijuana authorization along the way to treat the various injuries suffered as a daredevil. However,…

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Susannah Grossman

August 31st, 2017

Susannah Grossman is the engine driving sales of Mountain Medicine products into 150 cannabis retail stores across Colorado. Competing against nearly 500 infused product manufacturers within the state, Grossman has helped the five-person team at Mountain Medicine become one of the industry’s leading brands since its inception in 2009. “We’re…

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This Island Life

August 18th, 2017

The cannabis has been grown. The dispensary has been blessed. The patients are eagerly lining up at the door. Aloha Green, one of Hawaii’s first licensed producer and dispensary operations, is ready for business. Just as soon as the state clears one final hurdle. The company has been growing cannabis…

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Dan Szigeti

August 17th, 2017

Dan Szigeti had been named one of the top 10 athletes in Korea in 2016, but recently took a 5,625-mile step away from his success in the Korean American Football Association to be the director of sales for Harrens Lab in Hayward, California. Szigeti sees an interesting parallel between his…

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