DJ Snoopadelic and Kokane Headline Oklahoma Hempfest September 7-9th

OK Hempfest

By Scott McKinley Who could imagine Oklahoma going for Medical Cannabis?  After the state just claimed the crown for most incarcerations,  the people have truly spoken with this one. Being an 8-year member of Seattle Hempfest, I know the power of a “Protestival” done right. This will be my third year of sponsoring a stage in Seattle and Read the full article…

Snoop Dogg To Speak At C2 Montréal 2018

noop Dogg to speak at C2 Montréal 2018 (CNW Group/C2 Montréal)

CANADA: C2 Montréal is proud to announce that Snoop Dogg will be a speaker at the 7th edition of its flagship event, which will be held from May 23 to 25, 2018 in Montreal, Canada at the Arsenal. The artist turned entrepreneur will take centre stage in the Big Top to discuss his entrepreneurial vision for the cannabis industry. Joining Read the full article…

Kokane Launches ‘Don’t Go’ With Hi-Tunes High Rise Video

High above Seattle, Kokane and Hi-Tunes make history

WASHINGTON: How much higher can you get?  Well, if you are socially-conscious hip hop artist Kokane, the answer is 39 stories high above the Seattle waterfront. Kokane and crew — Seattle producers — Chris Pack, Zac Levine and Milo Eubank — were recently spotted shooting a music video on the highest outdoor patio in Seattle — the 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…

“Grow House” Movie To Be Released In Theaters On April 20, 2017

Although they convince Snoop Dogg (played as himself) to fund their operation, our heroes soon discover what can grow wrong, will go wrong in this comedy of errors.

CALIFORNIA: Whoever said, “money doesn’t grow on trees” never met Darius, Pat and their friends. Fans of comedy have a hilarious new film to celebrate - Hollyweed Films presents “Grow House” starring DeRay Davis, Lil’ Duval, Martin Starr, Snoop Dogg, Faizon Love, Malcolm McDowell, and Lin Shaye, as well as features a cameo by Charlamagne Tha God. Written and directed by Mark “DJ Pooh” Jordan, “Grow House” will Read the full article…

The Wink in Weed: Marketing Thru Marijuana

HigherGround and MJBA present Hot Pot Products

By David Rheins Years ago, when I was working at Rolling Stone Magazine, I had the opportunity to interview Jerry Garcia backstage before a Grateful Dead performance at Madison Square Garden. The show was being sponsored by Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, and as the editor of Marketing Thru Music (MTM), it was my job Read the full article…

Merry Jane To Serve As Executive Producers Of MTV’s New Series “Mary + Jane”

"Cannabis is the new rock n roll."

CALIFORNIA: Pot-driven media platform Merry Jane is the new executive producer of MTV’s new cannabis scripted television show, “Mary + Jane”. “Mary + Jane” was created by executive producers and writers, Deborah Kaplan and Harry Elfont (“Can’t Hardly Wait”). Entertainment 360′s Guymon Casady (“Game of Thrones”), Marcus Blakely and Jill McElroy serve as executive producers. Snoop Dogg and Ted Chung from Merry Jane serve as executive producers. In addition, Read the full article…

Snoop Dogg Will Get A $5,000 Marijuana Gift From Oregon Pot Community

More than two dozen weed advocates in the state donated their best products to be added to the gift bag for the rapper and his crew.

NEW YORK: Snoop Dogg will be gifted about $5,000 worth of top-shelf marijuana before his Tuesday concert in Oregon. The rapper will receive a collection of “the best weed Oregon has to offer,” including marijuana-infused edibles and topical products, as a present for performing in Portland, The Oregonian reports. More than two dozen weed advocates in the state donated Read the full article…

Pentagram’s High-End Design For Snoop Dogg’s Marijuana Product Line

With their identity for rapper and artist Snoop Dogg’s new line of marijuana products, Leafs by Snoop (LBS), leading design firm Pentagram has given pot its highest-design makeover yet.

Just a decade ago, marijuana in the popular imagination was largely associated with cheesy stoner iconography — pot leaf decals, tie-dye and paisley patterns — and its packaging was limited to discreet plastic baggies. But now, with medical marijuana legal in 23 states and recreational marijuana legal in four, top designers are stepping up to rebrand the plant. Read the full article…

Snoop Dogg Lights Up ‘Merry Jane,’ A Marijuana Lifestyle Content Site

the site will be a gathering place for everyone from those curious about cannabis to seasoned smokers and will feature things like original video content, including a series called “Deflowered,” where people get high and describe a new experience they had while enjoying marijuana.

Rapper-turned-tech-investor Calvin Broadus, better known as Snoop Dogg, is now a startup founder, too: he’s launching Merry Jane, a marijuana lifestyle site that he said will be “the encyclopedia to the cannabis world.” Snoop laid out plans for Merry Jane on stage Monday at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference: the site will be a gathering place for everyone from those Read the full article…