Category: News

Marley Natural Launches New STUDIO Line of Cannabis Flower in California

September 23rd, 2017

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Marley Natural, the official Bob Marley cannabis brand, today announced the debut of STUDIO, a new line of cannabis flower available in California. Inspired by the collaborations that brought Bob Marley’s music to life, Marley Natural STUDIO strains are masterpieces of modern indoor herb, created with gifted…

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Hobin Law Group airing cannabis commercials all September

September 21st, 2017

Hoban Law Group, the nation’s largest, full-service cannabis and hemp law firm, has received approvals and is now airing the first national TV spot for the cannabis industry. The advertisement marks the first time that a national TV spot has used the word ‘cannabis.’ Bob Hoban, leading legal expert in…

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Surterra Wellness Hires New President

September 21st, 2017

TAMPA, Fla. — Surterra Wellness has hired Wesley Reynolds as president of Surterra Florida. Wesley will oversee all aspects of the company’s operations across the Sunshine State. He will lead cultivation, manufacturing, dispensary operations and delivery of Surterra’s cannabis products. Wesley will also lead all work with regulators, legislators and other affiliated…

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Massachusetts lawmakers delay recreational launch

July 7th, 2017

Massachusetts has all the makings for a prosperous cannabis market. Unlike most other states that have legalized marijuana, Massachusetts is within driving distance of the nation’s most densely populated urban centers. Boston itself is home to more than 30 colleges and a steady flow of tourists, so it’s no wonder…

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Read All About It!

May 24th, 2017

With legalization of recreational and medical marijuana expanding across the country, an explosion of new books has been published for cannabis growers, enthusiasts and entrepreneurs of every level. Marijuana Venture offers the following roundup of more than a dozen cannabis industry books that have made their way to our office…

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The Great Unknown

April 7th, 2017

New administration’s anti-marijuana cabinet could play a major role in restricting — or recriminalizing — state-legal businesses In just a few short years, legal cannabis has become a nearly $7 billion industry. Nearly 60% of the states have legalized the use of cannabis for either recreational or medicinal purposes, but…

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Interchange – Producer/Processors

April 3rd, 2017

You are invited to experience Interchange Spring 2017, centrally focused on a new approach to facilitate commerce within the cannabis industry. Interchange is an event held over the course of a two-day period where Producers and Processors meet with a series of Retailers in a 1:1 private setting to convey…

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Seattle’s Lux Pot Shop forced to close for compliance violation

March 10th, 2017

The Lux Pot Shop in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood is being forced to close for 15 days later this month due the store’s second compliance infraction. According to a press release from an agency representing Lux, an employee at the store sold marijuana to a minor working as an undercover agent…

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Unlocking the Cannabis Genome

February 13th, 2017

Humankind’s understanding of cannabis genetics is about where the knowledge of human DNA was 20 years ago — a few juicy snippets of information have begun to trickle out, but the immense, industry-changing potential still lingers on the horizon. Today, genetics scientists can determine only a few things, like whether…

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