The Cannabrander With Ben Weinberg: Lessons From The Women Grow Leadership Summit

As a non-traditional impact investment vehicle, WG fulfills a social mission using a for-profit structure.

By Benjamin Weinberg COLORADO: Hundreds of established and up-and-coming cannabis industry leaders came together to share stories and insights in Denver, Colorado, on February 1-2, 2018, at the Women Grow Leadership Summit (WGLS). During two intense days of learning and networking, they connected, educated, and empowered each other at the largest industry largest gathering focused Read the full article…

Legal Marijuana Makes Law Enforcement Communication Even More Important

Communicating with cops can be funny business

By Andrew Richards, CEO, Spire Secure Logistics The need for different law enforcement agencies to communicate clearly and quickly with each other is obvious to everyone. With a major change in the law, like the legalization of marijuana, the necessity of rapid and clear communication is increased. What happens when communication doesn’t happen? Back in Read the full article…

Women Grow Launches WomenGrow TV With LOOT Interactive On Twitch TV

Exclusive Content of Programming, Signature Networking Events, Interviews,
and Behind-the-Scenes at 2018 Leadership Summit

Exclusive Programming, Networking Events, Interviews & Behind-the-Scenes at 2018 Leadership Summit COLORADO: Women Grow, the cannabis industry’s largest professional networking organization, is expanding its media presence with its new channel on Twitch.tv. The online channel will officially launch during the Women Grow 2018 Leadership Summit in Denver this February 1 and 2.  WomenGrow TV (WGTV) will feature exclusive 2018 Read the full article…

U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer Issues Statement Regarding Marijuana Prosecutions in Colorado

Court Rejects Challenge To DEA's Classification Of Marijuana Extracts

COLORADO:  U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer of the District of Colorado has issued the following statement regarding marijuana prosecutions: “Today the Attorney General rescinded the Cole Memo on marijuana prosecutions, and directed that federal marijuana prosecution decisions be governed by the same principles that have long governed all of our prosecution decisions.  The United States Attorney’s Office Read the full article…

Cannabis Invention of 2017 Awarded To AeroInhaler THC Infused Inhaler

The world's only cannabis live resin, terpene-infused Aerosol Inhaler, the AeroInhaler, was recognized as 2017's "Invention of the Year" at Colorado's annual Cannabis Business Awards.

COLORADO: The world’s only cannabis live resin, terpene-infused Aerosol Inhaler, the AeroInhaler, was recognized as 2017′s “Invention of the Year” at Colorado’s annual Cannabis Business Awards. Released in September by Colorado’s Revered Inc., the AeroInhaler‘s sublingual delivery system has quickly revolutionized Colorado’s cannabis industry. The AeroInhaler uses THC distillate and cannabis-derived terpenes to develop flavors like Grape Ape, Super Silver Flo, Sour Diesel, Read the full article…

Cannabis CRM Platform Baker Secures $8 Million In Series A Funding

This year alone, the company grew its staff from 18 to more than 50 full time employees, making Baker one of the largest tech companies in the industry.

COLORADO:  Baker, a leading software platform for marijuana dispensaries and brands, announced that it has secured $8 million in Series A funding, bringing its total amount of capital raised to $11.75 million. The round was led by Poseidon Asset Management, a VC firm that specializes in cannabis.  The raise will fuel the company’s rapid growth. Baker recently acquired Seattle-based Grassworks, the industry’s second Read the full article…

Honest Herbal Defends Against Alba’s The Honest Company

Honest Herbal fights back

COLORADO: The manufacturer of full spectrum CBD hemp products — Honest Herbal — is defending its right to describe its products as “Honest.”  On September 26, 2017, The Honest Company (THC) filed a trademark lawsuit claiming that Honest Herbal could not use the word “Honest” to describe its CBD Hemp products.  Through a press release, Honest Herbal Read the full article…

Green Dot Labs Announces Strategic Partnership With Tuatara Capital

Green Dot Labs Announces Strategic Partnership With Tuatara Capital

COLORADO: Green Dot Labs, a Boulder, Colo.-based producer of fine cannabis extracts, announced today the closing of its Series A round with a $3.3 million lead investment from Tuatara Capital. “To date, Green Dot Labs has focused on developing quality-driven indoor cultivation and extraction methodologies and delivering high-end products to the Colorado market. Tuatara shares our commitment to producing quality cannabis products as Read the full article…

Pharmacist Launches New CBD Company, Honest Herbal; Takes Top Honors in DOPE Competition

Kristy Redmon, Honest Herbal president, founder and a registered pharmacist, announced that the company is the recipient of two awards

COLORADO: Kristy Redmon, Honest Herbal president, founder and a registered pharmacist, announced that the company is the recipient of two DOPE Cup Colorado awards. The full-spectrum CBD hemp company placed first in the Best CBD Edible category for its capsules and took second place for Best Transdermal Cream. “We were thrilled to have our products recognized in the Read the full article…

MassRoots To Acquire CannaRegs

CannaRegs Founder and Chief Executive Officer Amanda Ostrowitz

COLORADO: MassRoots has announced the acquisition of CannaRegs, a leading technology platform that tracks changes in cannabis regulations and taxation at the municipal, state, and federal levels. MassRoots, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CannaRegs in a stock deal valued at approximately $12 million. The closing of the acquisition is subject to closing Read the full article…