greenRush Closes $3.6 Million Series A Funding Round

Since its inception in 2015, millions of dollars in legal Cannabis transactions have been facilitated on the greenRush platform. As a result, greenRush’s proprietary data offers unique insight into global online Cannabis purchasing behavior in both the recreational and medical industries.

CALIFORNIA:  greenRush, the largest online marketplace for legally purchasing cannabis, today announced the $3.6 million closing of its Series A Funding Round. The Round will fuel the expansion of greenRush’s current recreational and medical marijuana services in California, Nevada, Massachusetts, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, and Illinois. The company’s latest group of investors include James Weil, President Read the full article…

Casa Verde Capital Leads Investment In Cannabis Testing Lab Cannalysis

Cannalysis gets funding from Casa Verde Capital

Snoop Dogg Venture Firm Helps Analytical Cannabis Laboratory Expand Its Nationwide Footprint CALIFORNIA: Cannalysis, a cannabis testing laboratory, announced today a seed investment led by Casa Verde Capital. As the premier cannabis testing lab in the market, Cannalysis harnesses technology to provide best-in-class service to some of the largest cultivators and brands in California. With California’s Read the full article…

Front Range Biosciences Partners With University of California, Davis For Cannabis Genomics Research

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Agricultural biotech company collaborates with world’s leading agriculture school for research CALIFORNIA: Front Range Biosciences, a leading agricultural biotech company, has launched a genomics research initiative with the University of California, Davis, to advance understanding of cannabis for medical and nutraceutical uses.  The research team consists of Professor Dario Cantu in the Department of Viticulture and Enology, research scientists in Read the full article…

KIND Financial Partners With Canadian Bank To Deliver ‘Seed To Payment’ Solution

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CALIFORNIA: KIND Financial, a leading provider of end-to-end technology and compliance solutions for the cannabis industry, has announced KIND Seed to Payment, billed as “the first complete seed to payment solution,” is now available throughout Canada for all licensed producers, related businesses and the government. KIND Financial’s compliance software now has a fully integrated e-commerce gateway that enables Read the full article…

CannaCraft Donates Space To American Red Cross For Northern California Fire Relief

In this Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, photo, fire crews run night operations and controlled burnings to contain a wildfire in Sheep Ranch, Calif. Two of California’s fastest-burning wildfires in decades overtook at several Northern California towns, destroying over a hundred homes and sending residents fleeing Sunday.

California’s largest medical cannabis manufacturer donates 12,000 square feet for American Red Cross to stage its regional headquarters CALIFORNIA: CannaCraft, a leading medical cannabis manufacturer, is temporarily donating 12,000 square feet of its office space in Santa Rosa to the American Red Cross to use as its Regional Headquarters for Northern California fire relief. The Read the full article…

Humboldt County’s Golden Tarp Awards Is November 18th

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CALIFORNIA:  The Ganjier has announced the call for entry for the fourth annual Golden Tarp Awards. The competition will take place Saturday, November 18th, at The Mateel Community Center in Humboldt County, and will feature, for the first time ever, a multi-camera feed live-streaming broadcast of cannabis competition judging. Flower entries, due by October 26th, are being accepted at drop-off locations throughout Northern Read the full article…

Former NFL Champion Marvin Washington Joins BudTrader.com As Investor And Board Member

Marvin Washington and BudTrader CEO Brad McLaughlin on HighTimes radio.

CALIFORNIA: BudTrader.com, an online medical marijuana marketplace, has announced that former NFL defensive end and champion Marvin Washington has become an investor in the company. In addition to his investment, Washington has joined BudTrader’s Advisory Board, already consisting of former WeedMaps CTO Grant Koneke, Cannabis industry icon, Douglas Leighton, and Jim Skelton, former CEO of Ocean Pacific. In a statement released Read the full article…

Higher Ground TV Crashes Adweek With Irreverent Cannabis Campaign

HigherGroundTV refreshes Perception/Reality for Ad Week

Hollyweed, CA: Higher Ground TV launched a “Marijuana vs. Cannabis” campaign at AdWeek to bring awareness of the benefits of legalization. Parodying Rolling Stone’s acclaimed “Perception vs. Reality” campaign of the 1980s (Fallon McElligott agency), the new ads instead use the words “marijuana” and “cannabis” to juxtapose the past history of Reefer Madness with the Read the full article…

Steep Hill Study Provides Evidence Of Substantial Pesticide Contamination In California Cannabis Clones

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CALIFORNIA: Steep Hill Labs, a global industry leader in cannabis testing and analytics, has released a study,  Study of Pesticides in Cannabis Plant Clones, which shows that – whether through direct use or via cross-contamination – the presence of pesticides in the California cannabis supply is endemic and can be sourced to the persistent presence of pesticides in clones. Read the full article…

Nanoparticle Drones To Target Lung Cancer with Radiosensitizers And Cannabinoids

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Wilfred Ngwa1,2*, Rajiv Kumar1,3, Michele Moreau1,2, Raymond Dabney4 and Allen Herman4 1Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States 2University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA, United States 3Northeastern University, Boston, MA, United States 4Cannabis Science Inc., Irvine, CA, United States   CALIFORNIA: Nanotechnology has opened up a new, previously unimaginable Read the full article…