Category: News

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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Living the Dream: Helen Cho

February 3rd, 2019

Three years ago, this company didn’t even exist. Today, our vertically integrated company has more than 60 employees and nearly 40 medical cannabis products available at the dispensary. In mid-2016, we won our license with the highest scoring application for the island of Oahu (Hawaii’s most populated and popular island),…

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January 30th, 2019

Valoya, a Finnish manufacturer of high-end LED grow light solutions, has introduced to the market its Canna+ line of LEDs with an ultra-wide spectrum designed for professional cultivation of cannabis. As a company specialized in fine-tuned spectra development, Valoya has independently tested and optimized the Canna+ through a series of…

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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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