greenRush.com 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.com, 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 the company’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…

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…

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…

Eaze Raises Additional $27 Million

“Eaze is one of the strongest investment opportunities in the rapidly growing cannabis industry,” said David Chao, General Partner of DCM Ventures.

CALIFORNIA: Cannabis technology companyEaze has announced an additional $27 million in Series B financing, led by Bailey Capital with participation from DCM Ventures, Kaya Ventures and FJ Labs. The latest round brings Eaze’s total funding to $52 million. Eaze will use the financing for continued expansion throughout California and other states, to provide safe, convenient and professional Read the full article…

Analysis: Marijuana Diversion From Legal To Illegal States Is Unlikely

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CALIFORNIA:  There is little evidence to substantiate claims that large quantities of cannabis produced legally in adult use states are being diverted to neighboring jurisdictions where the plant remains illegal, according to an analysis published online ahead of print in the Boston College Law Review. A professor at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego argues, Read the full article…

Grasshopper Kiosks Releases New Technology To Modernize Cannabis Sales And Distribution

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CALIFORNIA: Grasshopper Kiosks, announced the launch of its latest series of ADA compliant Automated Sales Kiosks designed for the legal cannabis industry, which provide automation for the secure storage and dispensing of regulated products. Grasshopper’s automated sales kiosks were purposefully designed to work in accordance with complex regulations in the largest legal cannabis markets in Read the full article…

Study: No Link Between Cumulative Cannabis Use And Kidney Disease

No Link Between Cumulative Cannabis Use And Kidney Disease

CALIFORNIA:  Neither current nor the long-term cumulative use of cannabis is associated with negative effects on the kidneys, according to longitudinal data published online ahead of print in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Investigators at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco assessed the impact of past Read the full article…

Terra Tech Signs LOI To Acquire Cannabis Cultivation & Production Facilities In Nevada

Terra Tech Invests in NV

CALIFORNIA: Terra Tech, a vertically integrated, cannabis-focused agriculture company, announced that it has signed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire 50% of NuLeaf Sparks Cultivation LLC and NuLeaf Reno Production LLC. The acquisition is expected to fast track Terra Tech’s cultivation and production facilities allowing them to introduce their IVXX wholesale brand as well as Read the full article…