Category: News

February issue of Marijuana Venture on sale now!

January 24th, 2018

The February 2018 issue of Marijuana Venture is hitting retail stores and subscribers this week. Here’s a sneak preview of what’s inside:  

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LushSensor

December 31st, 2017

LushSensor is an easy-to-install, easy-to-use, affordable way for growers of specialized crops to remotely monitor environmental conditions, control electronic devices and identify their successes while avoiding repeated mistakes. LushSensor will allow growers to leave their facilities with the peace of mind that comes from knowing that they will be instantly…

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The RAD Expo

December 27th, 2017

The National RAD (Retail and Dispensary) Expo addresses the needs of cannabis retailers across the nation on Jan. 17-18 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon. The event will be free to all qualified retail store owners, investors, prospective licensees and employees. It will be hosted by Marijuana Venture.…

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January issue of Marijuana Venture on sale now!

December 24th, 2017

The January 2018 issue of Marijuana Venture is hitting retail stores and subscribers this week. Here’s a sneak preview of what’s inside:  

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OLCC Launches Marijuana Retailer Minor Decoy Checks

December 21st, 2017

Portland, OR — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has conducted the first of its statewide minor decoy operations to determine if marijuana license retailers are complying with state laws and OLCC regulations ensuring minors aren’t able to enter the business to purchase marijuana products. On December 19, 2017 OLCC marijuana…

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Denver Launches “High Costs” Marijuana Education and Prevention Campaign Targeted at City’s Youth

December 19th, 2017

Some of the key findings that will be integrated into the campaign materials are: * Seventy-four percent of Denver high school students do not use marijuana. (Source) * One in six teens who use marijuana will get addicted. (Source) * More than 200,000 students have been denied financial aid due…

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The challenges of being pre-ICO

December 18th, 2017

The following article was originally printed in the December 2017 issue of Marijuana Venture, on sale now. Los Angeles is the largest municipal market in the country, but even well-established businesses are in a state of limbo as the calendar rolls over to 2018 and adult-use marijuana sales become legal…

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Higher Education?

December 8th, 2017

It’s hard not to notice that the course number for Northern Michigan University’s latest offering in its medicinal plant chemistry degree is “CH 420.” Yet, Mark Paulsen, head of the school’s chemistry department, says the new degree track is not a major in marijuana, as some headlines screamed. Instead, the…

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Bureau of Cannabis Control Launches Online Licensing Application System:

December 8th, 2017

SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control officially launched its online licensing system on Dec. 8 and is now accepting applications for commercial cannabis licenses for retailers, distributors, microbusinesses, testing laboratories and cannabis events. The new online licensing system allows applicants to easily apply for a temporary and annual commercial…

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Flowhub partners with CannaPay to provide cashless payment processing solutions

December 5th, 2017

Flowhub announced today a strategic partnership with CannaPay, a leading payment solution provider. Realizing the need and demand for a stable and cost-effective cashless payment solution for existing and future customers, the two companies have joined to help solve this widespread complex problem within the cannabis industry. With today’s announcement,…

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