Category: News

Oddsmakers set lines on November legalization measures

October 29th, 2018

With November’s election right around the corner, the political oddsmakers at are putting their money on marijuana legalization being a big winner this fall. There is unprecedented support for marijuana legalization, and advocates say the midterm elections could mark the point of no return for a movement that has…

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Flower One acquires NLV Organics, commences CSE trading

October 11th, 2018

Following its Oct. 9, 2018 acquisition of NLV Organics, Flower One Holdings Inc. began trading on the Canadian Stock Exchange on Oct. 10 under the stock symbol “FONE.” “There have been a series of successive and very significant milestones achieved in a very short timeframe, but today’s commencement of trading…

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CanEx Jamaica

August 27th, 2018

The image of Jamaica has long been married to cannabis, despite the plant being very much illegal on the idyllic Caribbean island until recently. But when Jamaica amended the Dangerous Drugs Act in 2015 to decriminalize possession of up to two ounces, and later, in 2016, legalized the medicinal and…

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Amazing Retailers – Sparc

August 24th, 2018

Just a few years ago, it seemed most cannabis retailers had the same hole-in-the-wall feel, designed to fly under the radar and not attract attention from law enforcement. But as the legal market has exploded, cannabis shops have come out of the shadows and have begun to use their storefronts…

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Marijuana Venture art director receives award

August 8th, 2018

Marijuana Venture art director Chloe Mehring will be honored this fall as one of Folio Magazine’s Rising Stars during an awards luncheon in New York City. Mehring, 26, has been with Marijuana Venture, the No. 1 business publication in the cannabis space, since July 2015 and has been integral in…

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Q&A with Jared Blumenfeld

June 26th, 2018

As a former regional administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency, Jared Blumenfeld is one of the foremost sustainability experts on the West Coast. He left the agency in 2016 and recently launched Podship Earth, a podcast covering a wide range of topics from Bitcoin to wildfires to cannabis. His 10th…

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EVIO Labs Florida receives honors for accuracy in testing

June 25th, 2018

EVIO Labs Florida has been recognized by The Emerald Test for its accuracy in testing for potency, residual solvents, terpenes, microbials, aspergillus mold, pesticide screening and mycotoxin testing. The Emerald Test is an inter-laboratory comparison and proficiency assessment for cannabis testing. “Our experienced team of chemists are among the best…

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July 2018 issue of Marijuana Venture on sale now!

June 25th, 2018

The July 2018 issue of Marijuana Venture is hitting retail stores. Here’s a sneak preview of what’s inside:  

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Living the Dream: Eric Gaston

June 9th, 2018

That being said, it is perplexing that Washington seems to get lost in the national conversation about the legal cannabis industry. With this in mind, I was excited by the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. in March as part of a joint lobbying effort organized by the Washington CannaBusiness…

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