Category: News

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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Text-message marketing could prompt class action lawsuits

October 9th, 2018

As the trend in legalizing both recreational and medicinal marijuana continues to sweep the nation, enterprising plaintiffs’ attorneys are looking for new ways to make money off the budding industry. One way attorneys are looking to profit is by filing (or threatening to file) class action lawsuits under the federal…

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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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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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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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