Marijuana Refinery Sues Boulder-Based Wana Brands Alleging $5 Million in Damages Following Failed Merger

LP's lawsuit says merger discussions ended in December 2017 after its sales allegedly plummeted and several LP employees resigned allegedly in anticipation of the merger.

COLORADO: A Colorado marijuana refinery, LP Capital LLC (LP), has sued Mountain High Products, which does business as Wana Brands, an edibles company, and the edible maker’s CEO following a failed merger. The refinery’s lawsuit (District Court, Boulder County, 2018CV30336) seeks monetary damages, to enjoin Wana from using and continuing to use certain business information learned during Read the full article…

Wurk Raises $3.2 Million In Bridge Funding Round

The company, which helps cannabis companies manage payroll, human resources, timekeeping, scheduling and tax compliance, streamlines operations and minimizes compliance risks in the ever-changing cannabis regulatory environment.

COLORADO: Wurk, the workforce management company for the cannabis industry, has raised $3.2 million in a bridge funding round, with participation from both new and returning investors, including Poseidon Asset Management, which led the round, as well as Phyto Partners, Altitude Investment Partners, Arcview Investor Network and Arcadian Fund. According to a company press release, Wurk will utilize the new Read the full article…

Creator Of Blue Moon Plans Cannabis-Infused Craft Beer

CREATOR OF BLUE MOON SETS SIGHTS ON CANNABIS-INFUSED CRAFT BEER

COLORADO: When Keith Villa, Ph.D., the creator and head brewmaster of Blue Moon Brewing Company, announced his retirement from MolsonCoors in January 2018 after 32 years of service, he hinted about plans to create a new beverage product with “cutting edge” ingredients. Those plans are now coming to fruition with the official launch of CERIA™ Read the full article…

Denver To Hold Permitting Event For Marijuana Facilities March 7

On March 7, experts from Denver Excise and Licenses, Community Planning and Development, Denver Fire Department, and the Department of Public Health and Environment will host a forum on licensing, permitting, and inspections for the marijuana industry.

COLORADO: On March 7, experts from Denver Excise and Licenses, Community Planning and Development, Denver Fire Department, and the Department of Public Health and Environment will host a forum on licensing, permitting, and inspections for the marijuana industry. Officials will walk through requirements for new and expanding marijuana stores, centers, and grows, and answer questions on Read the full article…

CanopyBoulder Invests $180,000 In Cannabis Startups, Raises $2 Million For 2018 Fund

CanopyBoulder Announces New Class

Marijuana business accelerator and venture fund launches ninth cohort of ancillary cannabis companies  COLORADO: CanopyBoulder, Canopy’s seed-stage investment fund and business accelerator for companies developing ancillary products and services for the legal cannabis industry, is pleased to announce the launch of the Spring 2018 class. Six startups are enrolled in Canopy’s 16-week accelerator program.  These businesses Read the full article…

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

Delaware Gov signs expungement bill

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…