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The Golden Tarp Awards, An Event Highlighting Light Deprivation

Golden Tarp

The Golden Tarp Awards began in 2014 on a mission to recognize the cannabis farmers who have shown exceptional skills and craftsmanship in light deprivation. Light deprivation, as known as “light dep”, is the process of forcing plants to flower with sunlight in a time of year that is not normally the flowering period of the sun’s natural lighting...

HBR Unwired: Prestodoctor, A Cannabis Telehealth App

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Unwired is a new series of Hotbox Reviews, where we highlight the coolest software, apps, and online businesses. This month on HBR Unwired, we are featuring Prestodoctor. About Prestodoctor: PrestoDoctor launched March 2015 with a mission to bring a VIP experience to patients seeking a medical cannabis recommendation. They offer privacy and convenience with a completely legal mmj recommendation platform that you can...

Baker Acquires Grassworks Media, A Seattle-Based CRM Startup

Grassworks Media

Baker the leader in customer engagement software acquires Grassworks Media, a Seattle-based startup. What is Grassworks Media?  Grassworks Media is a company that has develops and operates ordering and CRM tools for cannabis retailers and dispensaries. Founded in 2016 by Ryan Porter and Rob Einaudi and Christian Coomer in Seattle Washington. Ryan Porter saw that the cannabis industry was in need...

Cannabis 101: Beyond the Bowl

cannabis 101

Medical cannabis isn’t all about smoking; this cannabis 101 guide highlights the other ways patients can use cannabis to remedy their ailments At Theory Wellness we seek to provide high-quality medical cannabis for patients, no matter what their ailment. We understand not every patient’s needs are the same when it comes to medical cannabis. Whether it’s because of health,...

“I Have Insurance” – But Is It Correct Insurance?

Insurance

Imagine that you own and operate a dispensary, and for the past three years, things couldn’t have run any smoother. You have a steady stream of clients, you haven’t suffered any losses, and you’re beginning to build a solid reputation around the area. Things could not be going better. Next thing that you know, you get a call from...

Showing Investors You Know How-To Create Competitive Advantage

competitive advantage

In the cannabis business, to create competitive advantage you will have to be something innovative and never done before. The good news is that this is an emerging market and there are not any specific indicators you can point to as proof of concept in most cannabis business sectors. This alone allows for a unique competitive advantage, however; if...

Contributor Spotlight: Max Meade of Brown and Brown Insurance

Max Meade

Introducing, “Contributor Spotlights”, a campaign aimed at highlighting our contributors who add their voice to DCN’s platform in order to educate and connect with other entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry. Meet Max Meade, he shares with DCN readers his knowledge on how having the proper insurance coverage can save your business on a rainy day. His passion for advising...

Entrepreneur of the Week: Susan Chicovsky of Green Mountain Harvest

Susan Chicovsky

Each week we highlight entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry for our viewers to learn more about the leading cannabis executives of our time. This week, we highlight Susan Chicovsky, founder of Green Mountain Harvest. Susan has been an entrepreneur since 1972. This includes five restaurants, an international and private alternative healing practice, which includes being a minister and performing sacred ceremonies including...

California State Treasurer Presents Report on Cannabis and Banking

California

As many of you know, cannabis businesses are faced with many roadblocks and hurdles, banking being one of them, but as California nears recreational cannabis in less than two months, it appears that we are a bit closer to potentially having a solution to our cash and banking crisis. Today, John Chiang, the California State Treasurer and the Cannabis...

Future Farm Tech Partner with TCG Investments,LLC in Puerto Rico

Future Farm

Future Farm Technologies Inc.(CSE: FFT) (OTCQB: FFRMF) and TCG Investments, LLC. announced a new joint venture between the two parties. TCG Investments, LLC, headquartered in San Juan, Puerto Rico, are the owners of Clinica Verde, a brand of medical cannabis dispensaries. All Clinica Verde dispensaries have distinguished themselves with their modern design and personalized service. They feature medical cannabis...