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The Jane West Brand Set To Raise $1M On Equity Crowdfunding Platform

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Jane West, the modern lifestyle brand catering to the sophisticated cannabis connoisseur, kicked off 2018 with the announcement of its first equity crowdfunding campaign on investment platform Republic. By utilizing Republic's platform, anyone can invest in the Jane West brand for as little as $100 with a goal of raising $1.07 million in funding by April 20th, 2018. What is...

Cannabis Entrepreneurs Bring Fine Dining Pop-up Experiences to San Diego

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Recognizing the limitless possibilities of the new recreational cannabis industry, two savvy, seasoned cannabis industry experts Joshua Timmerman and Carolyn Kates have formed Lego Optimo. Lego Optimo is a fine dining and entertainment event company that offers access to cannabis education and spirited cannabis culinary experiences. It is their mission to educate San Diegans about cannabis and how to...

WeGrow, At Home Cannabis Grow App Acquired by VividGro

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WeGrow, a cannabis home grow app was acquired by Agtech Leader, VividGro, a manufacturer of high-quality LED grow lighting products. About WeGrow WeGrow was founded in December 2015, with a mission to create a community to foster interaction and empower home cultivators. The community has been able to bring novice growers together to measure, share and discover craft cannabis. In April 2017,...

Eyechronic Raises $3 Million To Expand To New Markets

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Eyechronic, a leading ad-based television network broadcasting real-time content on large television screens in legal cannabis dispensaries throughout the United States raised $3 million in Series A funding by Tuatara Capital, L.P.  This round put Eyechronic at a total of $5.25 million in funding. The Investment Manager Founded in 2014 in New York, Tuatura Capital is a specialized alternative investment manager focused on...

Entrepreneur of the Week: Maggie Murphy of The Stoned Housewife

Each week we highlight entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry for our viewers to learn more about the leading cannabis executives of our time. Meet Maggie Murphy This week, we highlight Maggie Murphy of the Stoned Housewife. Maggie Murphy is an ethereal light dedicated to elevating the collective consciousness of the planet by working with the vibration of frequencies and energies. Viewing each soul as...

Baker Announces Expansion of Integrations And API For Dispensaries

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The leading platform in CRM, eCommerce, and customer engagement, Baker announced the launch of its expanded integrations program including an API (Application Program Interface). With an expansion of over 20+ integrations, Baker will be increasing the offerings they will be able to provide cannabis dispensaries. This new ecosystem is a user-friendly platform that will connect dispensaries directly to ancillary services. The...

Questions To Ask Yourself Before Entering The Cannabis Industry

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I’m grateful to be in living in California this year. Why? This year California made the jump from a medical state to a recreational state, meaning the state government is officially making more efforts to provide regulations and policies to businesses, lawmakers, and to your everyday cannabis consumer. This is a step in the right direction towards creating the...

The Unions Are Coming! What the New Regulations in California Mean for Cannabis Employers’ Labor Relations

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The new regulatory requirements placed on the cannabis industry in California will bring significant changes in labor relations between companies and their employees. Unions can provide a number of benefits to the industry, including increased political and lobbying influence, improved public relations, and legal protections. In addition, unions educate the workforce and improve industry-wide working conditions. However, many business...

Canopy Launches $50 Million Venture Fund Called CanopyVentures

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Canopy TM, a venture capital firm and business accelerator for ancillary products and services companies in the legal cannabis industry, announces the launch of a $50 million venture fund called CanopyVentures I, targeting growth stage companies. Canopy started making waves when they announced the first cannabis ancillary accelerator program, called CanopyBoulder located in Boulder, Colorado. In 2015, CanopyBoulder raised $1.2 million...

Entrepreneur of the Week: Zac Smith of Traveling Hands

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Each week we highlight entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry for our viewers to learn more about the leading cannabis executives of our time. Meet Zac Smith This week, we highlight Zac Smith of Traveling Hands. With almost 20 years in the spa business, Zac has worked at virtually every level of the industry. Ranging from locker room attendant all the way to General Manager...