New Report from Eaze Shows Record Legal Marijuana Use in California

“These data points all point to the same thing: the normalization and mainstream acceptance of marijuana use”

CALIFORNIA: Following decades of stigmatization and prohibition, a new data report titled, Eaze Insights: State of Cannabis 2016, reveals that Californians are increasingly comfortable with marijuana use and are embracing its benefits. The new report released today by Eaze, the fastest growing marijuana technology company, draws insights from the user behavior of more than 250,000 patients across Read the full article…

Headset Announces $2.5 Million In Financing; Ramps Up Services To Cannabis Clients

Headset raises 2.5 million in latest round of cannatech wars

WASHINGTON: Headset, a leading retail analytics firm for cannabis-related businesses closed $2.5 million in financing as part of its efforts to ramp up its suite of data products in the ever-competitive cannabis technology space. Hypur Ventures, a leading-edge venture capital fund headquartered in Arizona, and Salveo Capital, a Chicago-based private-equity fund specializing in cannabis sector investments, have partnered with Read the full article…

MassRoots Enters Into Definitive Agreement To Acquire Whaxy

MassRoots To Acquire Whaxy

COLORADO: MassRoots, one of the leading technology platforms for the cannabis industry, this week announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire DDDigtal Inc. d.b.a. “Whaxy” & Cannabuild for $100,000 cash and 2,926,830 million shares of MassRoots’ common stock. Since launching in May 2016, Whaxy‘s menu management and online ordering platform for licensed cannabis businesses has processed Read the full article…

GrasshopperHub Debuts First End-To-End Business Platform For Legal Cannabis Industry

GrasshopperHub.com

WASHINGTON: Seattle-based GrasshopperHub, a cannatech startup founded by former Microsoft executive and serial entrepreneur Heidi Arsenault, debuted its online cannabis B2B e-commerce platform, Grasshopperhub.com, at the Interchange Fall 2016 trade fair this week. The cloud-based GrasshopperHub provides a storefront for multiple manufacturers to sell, source and manage cannabis-related goods, while providing a feature rich environment Read the full article…

How Marijuana Startups are Becoming Big With The Help Of High Technology

In achieving this within the cannabis industry, an enormous opportunity exists for technologists to both standardize and create proper marketplaces within which to sell raw cannabis, as well as its derivatives.

By Zack M It is a whole world of possibilities. There are no incumbents in the newly legal cannabis industry. Each of the business establishment is a startup. As the cannabis industry continues to grow and expand, technology will continue to be a main driving force behind its evolution.  This is especially true in the collection and Read the full article…

CannaScore Wins Banking Appeal – Has Account Fully Restored

Marijuana is big business

COLORADO: CannaScore announced it is has been successful in its appeal, and its banking privileges have been restored. As reported here on MJ News Network last month, the company had certain banking privileges revoked when its financial services provider discovered the company was providing services to the marijuana industry. During the appeal, the company offered its products Read the full article…

CannaScore Offers Free Compliance Auditing Tool After Bank Revoked Its Credit Card Processing Privileges

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COLORADO: CS Compliance Systems, developers of CannaScore – the world’s first real-time regulatory compliance auditing application for the cannabis industry, announced that its credit card processing privileges were revoked after their bank realized that CannaScore was providing services to the marijuana industry. In response, the company announced that it is now offering its products free of Read the full article…

Weedmaps Partners With MJ Freeway to Provide Real-Time, Online Cannabis Inventory Menus

Weedmaps and MJ Freeway partner

COLORADO: Weedmaps, the oldest and largest technology company in the cannabis space which operates the dispensary, delivery, doctor and deal finder site Weedmaps.com and the media site Marijuana.com, has partnered with industry-leading compliance and seed-to-sale tracking software solution, MJ Freeway, to provide a valuable menu integration for operators to easily display their products to consumers and patients. Operators that manage Read the full article…

Four Tips When Handling Your Marijuana Business’ Money

cannabis businesses need cash management solutions

By Doug Cunningham Despite the widespread use of PayPal, Internet banking and credit cards, the use of cash is as widely used as ever. It is passed around the United States from hand-to-hand every day, leaving many businesses vulnerable to exploitation at the hands of counterfeit bills. But there are a number of ways of Read the full article…

Green Bits Conquers Washington Cannabis Compliance Market

Green Bits has been growing steadily and building out its service to help canna-businesses grow and stay legal.

WASHINGTON: In episode 25 of the Investing in Cannabis Podcast, Brandon David interviews Ben Curren of Green Bits, discussing the company’s point-of-sale service designed specifically for cannabis companies. Founded on March 24, 2014, Green Bits has been growing steadily and building out its service to help canna-businesses grow and stay legal. Green Bits was also named the first runner-up at Read the full article…