Imagine a steel vat filled with healthy, organic yeast creating THC, CBDs and other cannabinoids as their waste byproduct, which is harvested for both medical and recreational use.
This is now, not the future. Cannabis entrepreneurs have suddenly been flooded with tons of investment money and are using scientific research to find new ways of increasing production yields, improving quality, and to continue providing cannabis-based products to the ever-expanding marketplace.
The push is on to satisfy the millions of users in newly legal states in the USA, and around the world. In recent years the use of CBDs for medical… Continue reading
Want a good time? If your name is Miley Cyrus you can just call up Snoop Dog to plan a birthday party.
The latest thing since cannabis legalization is the cannabis-themed party, event or happening. Gurus of cannabis catering have emerged with avant-garde foodie dreams to indulge your wildest ganja infused fantasies. From coast to coast people seem to be serving cannabis with, and in, almost everything. Along with the usual smoking options, your guests can enjoy cannabis enhanced edibles at your next dinner party, setting a mellow tone for the evening.
If you’re not totally baked already, you… Continue reading
Thousands of Californians and visitors waited in line this morning to purchase their first legal recreational marijuana in the state.
Thanks to Proposition 64, as of January 1st, 2018, California’s cannabis legalization is now a fact!
One of the largest purveyors of cannabis in California, Harborside in Oakland opened at 6am and was soon packed to capacity. Operating as a medical marijuana dispensary for many years, Harborside, along with many other medical dispensaries, have chosen to sell recreational marijuana as well now. The only difference besides needing a medical recommendation for medical cannabis (yes, prop 215 is still in effect), is the price. Medical cannabis is not taxed as high as recreational, which adds 15% to the retail cost as well as taxes at the wholesale level. Continue reading
With an ever-increasing diversity of people proclaiming its many virtues – from the fun and recreational to the medicinal, throughout college dorms and nursing homes – cannabis culture is evolving into the mainstream. Yet it’s not without debate. Social attitudes, legal opinions, political agendas and medical research often collide. This new film festival and summit takes on the debate with a progressive attitude towards eroding stereotypes and clichés to discover the life-enhancing potential of this remarkable yet controversial plant.
Are you a cannabis dispensary or retailer? We’d love to have you at our Cannabis Branding & Marketing Summit and VIP Networking Event! And don’t worry, everything is on us!
Come meet like-minded local cannabis professionals, enjoy some hors d’oeuvres and mixers, and engage in conversations for business opportunities and collaborations. Get to know social influencers who would like to hear about your brand, or share the passion of managing a cannabis business with your fellow industry experts.
Undisclosed venue in Los Angeles, CA.