Category: News

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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Desert Aire publishes technical article to outline impact of VPD

June 4th, 2018

Desert Aire, a Milwaukee-based manufacturer of commercial and industrial humidity and climate control systems, has published a new technical resource that explains how carefully defining grow room vapor pressure deficits can produce maximum yields and have favorable impacts on the capital and operational costs of HVAC systems. “Application Note 28…

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Despite uncertainty, New York seeds expansive hemp program

May 31st, 2018

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo hopes to woo hemp startups to the “Hempire State,” committing $10 million in startup capital through various funds administered by Empire State Development. Citing more than 25,000 products that can be manufactured using industrial hemp, including clothing, food, building materials and pharmaceuticals, Empire State Development…

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Pardons spur career opportunities at Lowell Herb Co.

May 25th, 2018

Lowell Herb Co., the fastest growing cannabis company behind the number one pre-roll in California, is expanding and hiring. Through its trailblazing Social Equity and Reparative Justice Program, special consideration will be given to recently pardoned, non-violent cannabis offenders and will offer a wide spectrum of resources to individuals hoping…

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June 2018 issue of Marijuana Venture on sale now!

May 24th, 2018

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

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The Battle of Calaveras

May 2nd, 2018

The clock is ticking on cannabis growers in California’s Calaveras County. But they’re not going out without a fight. With a June deadline looming for an outright ban that was approved in January by the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors, farmers are struggling to withstand the ebb and flow of…

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First Sun Cup celebrates sustainability, competition for sun growers

April 18th, 2018

In recognition of cannabis growers using sustainable production methods, the Washington Sungrowers Industry Association is hosting the first Sun Cup on Earth Day, April 21, at the Seattle Glassblowing Studio. Preston Peck, the executive director and organizer for the event, says the idea for the competition came about from discussions…

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Ralph Morgan, Co-Founder of Organa Brands, Announces Departure

April 3rd, 2018

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Today, Organa Brands announces the departure of its co-founder, Ralph Morgan. Morgan previously served as CEO of Organa Brands, where he oversaw the development of wellness-centric products around the globe. Morgan also founded Organa Labs, the longest-licensed cannabis extraction facility in the United States. This press release features…

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Inaugural RAD Expo put focus on business of cannabis retail

March 15th, 2018

cannabis growers in Oregon), attendees were able to spend two days gathering everything they need to open or improve a successful cannabis retail outlet or dispensary. Along with the trade floor, the RAD Expo also hosted four panel discussions featuring marketers, design experts, lawyers and successful retailers willing to share…

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Living the Dream: Amy Andrle

March 12th, 2018

L’Eagle Services was recently awarded a marijuana-infused processor (MIP) license. Any business owner who has gone through the rigorous process of obtaining a MIP license knows it can take several months with many twists, turns, unexpected inspections and countless pages of paperwork. But once you have received approval for the…

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