Cannabis PE Firm Merida Capital Partners Exceeds $50 Million In Assets Under Management

“Merida continues to see an acceleration of institutional interest in our core strategy,”

NEW YORK:  Merida Capital Partners, a private equity fund targeting fundamental growth drivers underpinning the rapid development of the cannabis industry, announced it has crossed $50MM in assets under management and closed transactions in nine companies in its second Fund. With the full deployment of Merida’s first tranche of Fund II and the opening of the firm’s Read the full article…

Kush Bottles Announces Senior Leadership Changes

Shakeup at Kush Bottles

Ben Wu steps down as Chief Operating Officer; CFO Jim McCormick adds COO to role CALIFORNIA: Kush Bottles, a leading provider of packaging, supplies, vaporizers, accessories and branding solutions for the regulated cannabis industry, announced today that Ben Wu, who has served as Chief Operating Officer since 2014, will step down effective today, January 12th, 2018.  Mr. Wu will continue to support the Company as an Read the full article…

Marijuana Boom Spawns Ancillary Businesses

"The sky's the limit," said Wu, 35, a New York University business school graduate and former vice president at Wedbush Capital Partners. "As long as states continue to adopt, we're going to double growth each and every year."

CALIFORNIA:  Ben Wu took a six-figure pay cut when he left a career in private equity for a shot at the marijuana boom. Trained to spot small businesses with big potential, he started this year as chief executive of Kush Bottles, a Santa Ana company that sells child-resistant plastic cannabis containers. It took some persuading Read the full article…

Kush Bottles Claims "Official Bottle" Of Fast-Growing Marijuana Industry

North America’s largest wholesale distributor has over 12 million units sold.

CALIFORNIA: Kush Bottles, the nation’s largest wholesale distributor of pharmaceutical grade containers for the natural health and medical marijuana industry, announced today that they have sold over 12 million bottles and containers in the legal and medical marijuana industry. “We are like the McDonald’s of the marijuana industry,” said Nicholas Kovacevich, COO of Kush Bottles. “Each Read the full article…

Kush Bottles Working With California Legislators To Help Craft Child-Safe Marijuana Packaging

"As this industry moves from the backstreets to the boardrooms, we must continue to demonstrate our unwavering commitment to operating in a safe and sensible manner," he added.

CALIFORNIA: Kush Bottles, the nation’s largest wholesale distributor of pharmaceutical grade containers for the natural health and medical marijuana industry, announced today that they have formed an Executive Committee to work with legislators, regulators and lawmakers in states where medical and recreational marijuana is legal.

Kush Bottles Working With California Legislators To Help Craft Child-Safe Marijuana Packaging

"As this industry moves from the backstreets to the boardrooms, we must continue to demonstrate our unwavering commitment to operating in a safe and sensible manner," he added.

CALIFORNIA: Kush Bottles, the nation’s largest wholesale distributor of pharmaceutical grade containers for the natural health and medical marijuana industry, announced today that they have formed an Executive Committee to work with legislators, regulators and lawmakers in states where medical and recreational marijuana is legal.