Category: News

Cannabis advertising: What businesses need to know

September 20th, 2019

As the cannabis and CBD industries enjoy increased legalization and rapid growth, it is important to understand that the laws governing advertising are just as varied, inconsistent and often conflicting as the laws that govern cannabis generally. This is especially important as companies endeavor to create national brands on a…

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RAD Expo speakers offer consultations as door prizes

September 6th, 2019

Attendees of the RAD (Retail and Dispensary) Expo in Portland, Oregon, will have the opportunity to win a free, private consultation with one of the event’s top speakers, Bob Phibbs, Loretta Soffe or Megan Stone. Each of the RAD Expo’s keynote speakers have agreed to meet with one lucky winner…

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Leading the Revolution in Child-Resistant Packaging

July 1st, 2019

For the past fifty years, changes in child-resistant packaging have been evolutionary, not revolutionary – with push-and-twist caps remaining the standard. With the legalization of cannabis for recreational use in some states and medical use in others, innovation has finally arrived. Child-resistant packaging is receiving a makeover. The many packaging…

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Green Roads

May 17th, 2019

With thousands of CBD brands popping up across the country, Green Roads sets itself apart by being founded, formulated and recommended by pharmacists. “We pride ourselves on authentic goods with accurate labeling designed to reassure customers about what they are getting,” says Green Roads co-founder and CEO Laura Baldwin Fuentes,…

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Papa & Barkley

May 13th, 2019

The wide variety of CBD-infused products manufactured by Papa & Barkley all stem from a single balm the company’s founder, Adam Grossman, made years ago to treat his father and help him return home from hospice. The effectiveness of that balm stayed with Grossman and ultimately led to him founding…

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Select CBD

May 13th, 2019

Every year a few cannabis companies find their way onto Inc. magazine’s annual Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies. In 2018, Cura Wellness, the makers of the Select CBD brand, not only made that list, but placed at No. 45, making it the first cannabis company to ever break…

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Industry Leaders Take Center Stage at RAD Expo in October

May 9th, 2019

Dauntless, an innovative technology company, and Salient Systems, a leader in video security, will deliver special presentations at the Retail and Dispensary (RAD) Expo this October in Portland, Oregon. Jerry Tindall, Dauntless chief product officer, will talk about retail technology and how retailers can improve the customer experience while increasing…

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SAFE Act 2019: Banking Bill Bust

April 24th, 2019

It has been nearly six years since Colorado Representative Ed Perlmutter began his pursuit of pushing Congress to entertain legislation that would allow banks to provide services to marijuana industry operators without risking penalties from the federal government. In 2013, Ed Perlmutter introduced to the House the Secure and Fair…

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Megan Stone to be featured speaker at RAD

April 12th, 2019

Marijuana Venture has announced that Megan Stone of High Road Design Studio will be a featured speaker at the Retail and Dispensary (RAD) Expo this October at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon. In the five years since she founded High Road, Stone has become one of the most…

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Did cannabis just become legal in the United States?

February 27th, 2019

In December 2018, the U.S. Farm Bill became law. This new law has many aspects to it, but the section of most interest to the cannabis industry relates to changes in U.S. law concerning certain varieties (cultivars) of cannabis. However, it is important to note that this is a limited…

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