Cannabis

NYC

What are you Supposed to do with Cannabis Data?

By | May 15, 2015 at 10:00 am

Sometimes even I think I sound like a broken record player, but I also don’t think I can say it enough: the future of cannabis is in data. However it raises a good question: what are you supposed to do with the data? Boris…

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San Francisco

The People Demand it, TechCrunch: #ReleaseTheVote

By | May 12, 2015 at 7:40 pm

TechCrunch held their New York City Disrupt conference last week, and everybody seemed to have a good time. Everybody, that is, except Denver based cannabis startup MassRoots. According to the team at MassRoots they overwhelmingly won the popular vote in Startup Alley at Disrupt,…

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What Will the Legal Cannabis Market Look like in 2020?

By | May 8, 2015 at 9:00 pm

There are plenty of folks out there who have likened the steadily growing legal cannabis market to the ‘.com boom’ of the 90s, and I’d be hard pressed to disagree with them. In fact, Yahoo! Finance author Meena Thiruvengadam today released a report about what the scope…

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Las Vegas

Does the Future of the Cannabis Industry Lie in Data?

By | May 7, 2015 at 10:00 pm

For a long time, people kept telling me that Peter Thiel would be the first domino to fall in the legal cannabis investment industry, and they were dead-on accurate. It seems, now, since having some big investments in companies, the tone has shifted a…

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This App Teaches How to Grow Cannabis

By | May 7, 2015 at 9:00 am

The idea of developing an app dedicated to marijuana growing has been thought up by the creators of ilovegrowingmarijuana.com: through that website, many people asked how to get a collection of articles in the form of an eBook, in order to read or consult…

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Phoenix

Kandypens’ New Vaporizer Promises to Disrupt All Others

By | May 6, 2015 at 10:00 pm

The word disruption gets tossed around a lot these days, and it seems that everybody has their own definition of what it means. But for Graham Gibson – CEO of Kandypens – it goes no further than the dictionary definition of the word:  …

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San Francisco

GreenRush Optimizes Platform for Cannabis Dispensaries and Patients

By | Apr 29, 2015 at 4:00 pm

In the wake of Eaze getting $10 million in funding, we’ve seen a lot of legal cannabis delivery companies come out of the woodwork to claim their own place in the spotlight. Today GreenRush, an on-demand medicinal cannabis marketing and tech platform, announced the…

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Los Angeles

Nugg Launches LA Area Cannabis Delivery on 4/20

By | Apr 20, 2015 at 9:00 pm

There’s never been a better time to start up a company that caters to the on-demand attitude people have these days, but I’d like to take that one step further. I’d say there’s never been a better time to be an on-demand, legal cannabis…

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San Francisco

On-Demand Marijuana Delivery gets $10 Million Series A

By | Apr 16, 2015 at 10:00 am

A lot of the people I’ve interviewed in the legal cannabis industry keep telling me that Peter Thiel and Snoop Dogg were simply the first of many ‘dominos’ to fall when it comes to investing in the burgeoning market. In a similar vein, Ellen…

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Phoenix

“We Want to be the Apple of the Portable Vape Industry”

By | Apr 8, 2015 at 10:00 am

“We’re trying to change the game in a world and industry where every product – vaporizers – virtually do the same thing,” says Graham Gibson, CEO at Kandypens. “We have to keep coming up with new items to give our customers, and we’ve been…

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The PAX 2 Vaporizer: An Industry Catalyst in its Own Right

By | Apr 3, 2015 at 10:00 am

When you look at the technology alive in the modern day legal cannabis market, it tends to revolve around vaporizers. It’s been something a lot of entrepreneurs have tried to break into recently, but before cannabis legalization was even being considered on a large…

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Denver

World Cannabis Week Heads to Denver for Third Year

By | Mar 31, 2015 at 8:00 am

It was recently announced that the Third Annual World Cannabis Week will be returning Denver, Colorado. The event will take place from April 16 to 20 and is slated to be one of the most educational, immersive, and entertaining events to ever debut in…

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San Francisco

Can Science Bring Legitimacy to the Cannabis Industry?

By | Feb 25, 2015 at 9:00 am

Steep Hill, an industry leader in cannabis testing and analytics, recently acquired a dedicated genetic sequencer from Pacific Biosciences. That might not sound like much at first glance, but this sequencer (RSII) has already led to an exciting breakthrough: what is believed to be…

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Denver

Relax, Retreat, and Learn How to Invest in Cannabis

By | Feb 24, 2015 at 11:00 am

I don’t have to say that the legal cannabis market is on fire anymore because you all know, whether from reading my content or just paying attention to the news. However, it can be difficult for everyday people to capitalize on the burgeoning market…

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Snoop Dogg to Invest in Cannabis Tech Startups

By | Feb 9, 2015 at 8:00 pm

It was only a matter of time before prominent cannabis advocates started following Peter Thiel‘s lead and entered the investment side of the legal cannabis industry. Today it was reported by various sources that everybody’s favorite Long Beach rapper Snoop Dogg is raising $25 million to…

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Denver

The Bureau: “Cannabis Needs to be More Like Fine Spirits”

By | Feb 3, 2015 at 2:30 pm

According to Josh Gordon, CEO of The Bureau (formerly RODAWG), it’s about time that the cannabis industry becomes more like the fine spirits industry. As it currently stands, the market is growing, but Gordon thinks there’s still an unhealthy amount of ‘black market’ feeling…

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Entrepreneurs are Crafting the Future of the Cannabis Market

By | Feb 3, 2015 at 9:00 am

Before joining the ranks of the Open Vape team, makers of the O Pen vaporizer, David Kochman was a Partner with Reed Smith in New York City. He practiced commercial litigation for the most part, but when one of his clients began getting into…