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Entrepreneur of the Week: Courtney Freeman of White Buffalo Spirit, Inc.

Courtney Freeman

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 Courtney Freeman of White Buffalo Spirit, Inc. Meet Courtney Freeman Courtney Aura Freeman is the founder of White Buffalo Spirit and créateuse of The Oracle of the Green Rose. With a new CBD Massage...

Meet the Professional: Jordan S. Zoot of aBIZinaBOX

ABIZINABOX

When you’re a Cannabis entrepreneur, it may be tempting to DIY your business finances to help improve the bottom line. However, many people underestimate the critical importance of transparency and accuracy when it comes to their company’s assets, and create a list of excuses as to why they don’t need to hire outside accounting help. Financial matters can be...

The Legal Joint: Federal Schedules Hearing on CBD

Federal

Last week, the Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Scott Gottlieb, M.D., issued a press release regarding the FDA’s current standpoint with regards to cannabinoids including CBD. In the press release, the FDA states that interest in products containing cannabis derivatives such as CBD increased after U.S. Congress passed the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (also known as the...

Entrepreneur of the Week: Kat King of Cannamahila

Kat King

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 Kat King of Cannamahila. Meet Kat King  Kat King is the Founder/CEO of Cannamahila. Based out of Colorado, Cannamahila offers a variety of media services and strategic advisory services for the cannabis industry. With...

Cannabis Entrepreneur, Let’s Discuss Due Diligence On Potential Investors

diligence

There is no shortage of content discussing the due diligence process investors conduct on the companies they are considering investing in. The investor checklist does a deep dive into the company, including corporate compliance records, employment, finances and taxes, labor issues, business contracts, intellectual property rights, litigation concerns and the individuals behind the company. At DCN I get to speak...

DCN Micro News: This Week In Cannabis (March 31st- April 6th )

March 31st

Each week, DCN will curate a rundown of startup, tech, and innovation news in the cannabis industry for its new series, DCN Micro News. April 1st, 2019 WeedMD Enters Into $39 Million Debt Facility with BMO and Acquires 98-acre Licensed Strathroy Property. WeedMD Inc. (TSX-V:WMD) (OTCQX:WDDMF) (FSE:4WE) (“WeedMD” or the “Company”), a federally-licensed producer and distributor of medical-grade cannabis, is pleased to announce that...

Cannabis Event 101: Hosting a Cannabis event in California

cannabis event

California was the first state to legalize cannabis in any format and it’s also been among the first to establish specific regulation on the state level for event organizers looking to safely and legally host a cannabis event. Since 1996, Proposition 215 was the guiding legislation for what was commonly known as “seshes” or “Prop 215 Events” and operated...

How important is customer experience, really?

Customer Experience

If you live in a state where cannabis is legal, especially on a recreational level, have you ever caught yourself accidentally walking right past a dispensary because it blended in with every other store? If so, have you noticed this happening more and more frequently as of late? It wasn’t always this way, of course. However, those of us in...

Meet The Professional: Roberto M. Ancira of Graphic Interfaces

Graphic Interfaces

Meet the Professional is a spotlight feature, highlighting DCN members-  giving them a voice to share their knowledge, expertise and helpful tips for your company.  The launch of any new product is a difficult but exciting time for any company, particularly if they are newcomers in a particular industry. There are many aspects that go into the making of the...

Entrepreneur of the Week: Cullen Raichart of GreenBroz

Cullen Raichart

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 Cullen Raichart of Greenbroz. Meet Cullen Raichart Cullen Raichart is the Founder and CEO of GreenBroz, Inc. As an entrepreneur and investor in cannabis for more than 12 years, and Veteran of the United...