Category: Features

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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Colorado Chains

October 21st, 2017

* The following article was originally published in the October issue of Marijuana Venture, available now.  With each transition of Colorado’s cannabis market — from unregulated to regulated; from medical to recreational; from mandated vertical integration to open market; from a wide range of independent licensees to an increasingly consolidated faction…

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Playing the Field

October 20th, 2017

* The following article was originally published in the October issue of Marijuana Venture, available now.  According to Anders Taylor, the CEO of Walden Cannabis, the requirements for growing cannabis in Washington already set the bar high enough for nearly every outdoor grower to be certified as an organic operation —…

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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: Alicia Katy

October 18th, 2017

  “Music has always been one of my biggest passions in life,” Katy says. But today, Katy works as a business development executive for Canndescent, a fast-growing Southern California company with a focus on “effects-based” instead of “strain-specific” products, with stylish, simple and modern packaging. While she admits there is…

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Women to Watch: Wendy Bronfein

October 17th, 2017

* This story was originally published in the October 2017 issue of Marijuana Venture, on sale now online or at a store near you. “I tell people that last year I got my job,” she says, “and this year I can actually do my job.” Bronfein brings a wealth of…

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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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Women to Watch: Jaime Lewis

October 15th, 2017

This story was originally published in the October 2017 issue of Marijuana Venture, on sale now online or at a store near you. Lewis has been a staunch cannabis advocate for more than 15 years, including the past nine years building Mountain Medicine into one of the more prominent edibles…

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Women to Watch

October 14th, 2017

This story was originally published in the October 2017 issue of Marijuana Venture, on sale now online at a store near you. “If you have private funding, you can do almost any research you want in the United States,” says Ross, executive director of IMPACT Network, a 501(c)3 nonprofit that…

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Women to Watch: Amy Poinsett and Jessica Billingsley

October 13th, 2017

This story was originally published in the October 2017 issue of Marijuana Venture, on sale now online or at a store near you. It showed the two women who would go on to found MJ Freeway, the most prominent seed-to-sale tracker in the cannabis industry, that not only could they…

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