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MindRite

MindRite Involvement Through Community Amongst the trees on the corner of 18th and Marshall in Portland, Oregon, resides an illuminated …
Cannabis Industry Innovators

California’s Best Cannabis Innovators Canopy and Eaze The cannabis industry is ripe for opportunity. In fact, 8 out of 10 …
Oregon’s Craft Cannabis Culture

Oregon’s Craft Cannabis Culture Excellence Worth Emulating Jeremy Plumb is building a glass house. Once complete, it will shelter a …
Andrea Unsworth

Andrea Unsworth Bay Area’s Dope Advocate Andrea Unsworth is the Founder of StashTwist, a woman–operated, cannabis delivery collective in the …
Honest Marijuana

Sorry Joints, You Aren’t the Only Pre-rolls Anymore. I’ll never ever forget my visit to Honest Marijuana, a wholesale grow …
Branding Dope - Burnwell

Branding Dope Burnwell What is your inspiration behind your brand? Simply put, Burnwell was inspired by the compromises we faced …
Atomic Budz

Atomic Budz Small Grow; Big Partnerships John Chaisson never expected to get a call back. After just missing Willie Nelson …

Biological Control as Pesticide Alternative It’s a Bug Eat Bug World The Amblyseius andersoni, a tan-colored predatory mite, crawls out …

Investing in Cannabis Stocks There is a lot of hype surrounding cannabis and medical marijuana stocks right now. An industry …
Accelerators are Refining the Industry: Where Structure, Expertise and Community Collide 1

THE STORY It starts with a good story. In Will Gaudet’s case, it goes back to a familiar beach in …
Laurie & Marie Jane: Smoked Beef Chili 2

8 servings 1 tablespoon cooking oil (canola, coconut, olive) 1 tablespoon canna-cooking oil 2 slices bacon, chopped 1 medium onion, …
Our DOPEST People List - 2017 9

DOPEST People 2017 The cannabis industry is still emerging, still forming. It’s a battleground not easily traversed and not for …

The Political Landscape of Cannabis How Trump’s Nominations Could Impact Legitimate Businesses Many in the cannabis industry have been left …
Orange Dynamite Stick Launch Party: Sublime with Rome Celebrates Signature New Strain 1

Since their beginning in the mid-90s, Sublime has had a close relationship with marijuana, famously covering Smoke 2 Joints by …
Cannabis Angels Network: Nonprofit Creates Avenues for Epilepsy Awareness 2

Mother, child advocate, wine distributor, innovator, financial advisor, entrepreneur and radio personality are a smattering of titles that the visionaries …
Deep Cell Industries: Taking Edibles to a New Level 1

Deep Cell Industries is not a traditional cannabis company, but rather an industry leader in technological innovation. While they innovate …
What the World Needs Now: Kushy Punch Sets the Standard with Selfless Service 5

Imagine a world where each industry leader took the initiative to help make it go round. Kushy Punch is setting …
Minority Cannabis Business Association: Building Community to Create Access & Opportunity

It’s in Jesce Horton’s nature to give back to his community. Instilled, from his fraternity days, with a sense of …
Megan Stone of The High Road Design Studio: One Woman's Vision of Professionalism 1

Interior design is a skill that is highly utilized in homes and businesses across the globe. Homeowners seek to instill …
Indigenous Endeavors In The Cannabis Market: Ultra Health's Vision 1

Indigenous Endeavors In The Cannabis Market: Ultra Health’s Vision Native American tribes are often recognized for their success within the …
Transformational Transactions: The Revolutionary Business of Main Street Marijuana 1

  Transformational Transactions: The Revolutionary Business of Main Street Marijuana “One of our first imaginary customers was our own 85-year-old …
The Future of Cannabis As A Cash Crop

Cannabis is already a huge cash crop for the nation, the overall market is projected to be worth around $7 …
Cannabis And Conspicuous Consumption: New Luxury Cannabis Brands Bring Fashion, Accessories And Boutique Hotels 5

Branding Bud: Cannabis And Conspicuous Consumption: New Luxury Cannabis Brands Bring Fashion, Accessories And Boutique Hotels Global demand for luxury goods …
Dope Events: Marijuana Conferences 1

  Dope Events: Marijuana Conferences Marijuana Business Conference & Expo Pre-conference Workshops: November 15, 2016 Main Conference & Expo: November …
We Found It! Eureka Vapor Strikes Gold 3

Eureka Vapor Strikes Gold The origins of the word “Eureka” are traced back to early 17th century Greece, and when …
Homegrown Weed And Wine Tours: A New Weed In The Wine Vine 4

Homegrown Weed And Wine Tours Living in Oregon, a Saturday out and about in beautiful wine country is right at …
Cannabis Corner: A Tale Of A Government Owned Dispensary 1

Cannabis Corner This story starts out just 45 minutes outside of Portland, Oregon, alongside the breathtakingly scenic Columbia River. Head …
The Power Of Purity: Hepburns Founder On a Healthful Healing Mission 1

The Power Of Purity: Hepburns Founder On a Healthful Healing Mission Once we learn of the healing powers of medical …
Motor In To Mari J's: The Majestic Highway Pot Shop 1

The Majestic Highway Pot Shop Mari J’s Highway Pot Shop is conveniently located just off of I-5. It should take …
JSLV, JUS LIV: Pipe Dreams Turned Business Realities 1

  JSLV, JUS LIV: Pipe Dreams Turned Business Realities Josh Priebe and Dan Connelly, better known as Preebz and DC, …
Dava Threads: Ethically Sourced, Handdyed, Organic Hemp Clothing 1

Dava Threads Hemp clothing is a hot commodity these days. I believe this has a lot to do with people …
Branding Bud: Brands That Bridge 6

Branding Bud: Brands That Bridge Evermore aware of rising social tensions and historic inequalities, consumers are looking to brands and …
Dope Events: Fall 2016 1

  Dope Events: Fall 2016 jCanna Cannabis Science Conference October 5 & 6, 2016 in Portland, Oregon canncon.org Dedicated to …
The Business Sustainability Of High Quality Glass 1

Glass blowing is an art form that has persisted since the days of the Roman Empire. Blown glass is not …
Young Entrepreneurs Leading The Way In Edibles

Eight years ago, Nadeem Al-Hasan and Thomas Rimbach crossed paths by chance. Neither knew that their 2008 chance meeting would …
The Business Of Regulating Cannabis 2

The Business of Regulating Cannabis There’s always one question on everyone’s mind when it comes to legal cannabis, “How do …
Large Scale Grow Lighting For Cannabis Professionals 1

Review: W Vapes 1

Oregon Coastal Dispensary: Newports Shop On The Beach 5

Branding Bud: The Branding Of Art: The Art of Branding 5

Will Waldrop And Evio Labs 1

In Focus: Steve Berg 2

The Future Of Hemp: Oregon Hemp Works 2

Camp Bud And Breakfast: A Cannabis Themed Adult Sleepover Camp

Business Highlight: Piece Of Mind: Giving Back To The Community

Skin On Skin: Strange Vacation To Innovative Fashion 1

Kush Tours Now Boarding: Cannabis Lifestyle & Industry Excursions 5
Money Is Growing On Trees In Washington: Cannabis Revenues Exceed Expectations Year Over Year
WoahStork Delivers The Goods 3

Lobbying for Change

Ganja Gold: Above Top Shelf 2

The Challenge Presented By Hermaphroditic Plants 2

Hemp Hemp Hooray

Buisness Highlight: Growers United

Tech Thursday: Surna Cooling Systems: Innovation And Conservation For Indoor Growers

Surna Cooling Systems Based in Colorado, Surna is engineering and manufacturing company that addresses the high impact nature of growing …
Buisness Highlight: Happy Cat Concentrates

Sirius Buds: The Sky Is Not The Limit 3

Portland Pot Tour: Sustainability, History & Cannabis
Intellectual Property in the Cannabis Industry 2

Have you ever wondered what the recipe of Coca-cola is? Or why sparkling white wine made in the Champagne region …
Representative Tobias Read: Banking Reform in the Cannabis Industry
WeedMD Remodels Canadian Tobacco Plant for Cannabis Cultivation
Calyx: The Forefront of Third-Party Cannabis Disrtribution
Educated Stoner: Vaping for Health 4

Intellectual Property: Cannabis and Patents
Northwest Cannabis Solutions 1

Coming onto the scene in 2013, MassRoots has evolved into what is now known as the ‘Facebook’ for cannabis enthusiasts. …
Cannabis Grand Cru: Creative Spaces

Traveling the cannabis event scene, you’ll find a multitude of competitions and expos. The Cannabis Grand Cru is neither of …
The Color of Cannabis: How Cannabis Brands Use Color to Educate, Evoke Emotion, and Convey Efficacy 1
Discover Your Soulmate Strain With Potbotics

Wading through a sea of green to find a perfect match is too familiar, but patients may one day discover …
Tech Thursday: Go Inside the Gateway Incubator 3

Tech Thursday: Step Up Your Cannabis Game With Wikileaf 4

If you haven’t heard of Wikileaf, it’s time you did. For anyone paying close attention to the burgeoning legal cannabis …
The Curious Case of Cannabis Intellectual Property

A generation ago, there was no such thing as name-brand cannabis. The hybrid varieties we call strains today were still …
The Indoor Sun Shoppe 1

Google the name Steve Murphy and you may find information on a DEA agent who helped bring down Pablo Escobar, …
In Focus: Cynthia Ludwig

When Cynthia Ludwig, director of technical services for the 106-year-old American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS) introduced the idea of the …
Cannabis Security Companies

For those who live states where pot is illegal, the concept of cannabis security systems could seem outrageous. “You mean …
Tech Thursday: Sex, Paint & Wedded Bliss

The world’s first Cannabis Wedding Expo took place in Denver early January, on the same day as Denver’s traditional wedding …
Merry Making in the Meadow

The legalization of medical and recreational cannabis opened the doors for the development of new technology specific to the industry. …
Interview with Tony Verzura: Blue River Terpenes 1

DOPE: Everyone’s talking about terpenes, and Blue River is the first company offering “terps” purely derived from cannabis. What can …

Cannabis Collaborative Conference (CCC) Portland | February 3–4 Created for the industry, by the industry. This is a strong statement …

Intellectual property is something that at best might be esoteric and at worst is something that is dry and boring. …
Fire Friday: Rockin’ Rosin 1

From buds to dabs in 30 seconds – is it too good to be true? The rapid growth of a …
Tech Thursday: Let's Brand Some Bud 8

Palm N Turn As the Canadian director of poison control, Dr. Henri J. Breault was instrumental in creating the first …
Tech Thursday: 6 Cannabis Entrepreneurs You Should Watch 1

Joel Milton, BAKER The end of cannabis prohibition signals a shift in the social conversation on cannabis, and a rising …
Jeff Jones: Oaksterdam’s Original Pioneer 1

The first cannabis pioneer to put down stakes in Oakland, Jeff Jones arrived long before the city became famous as …
Tech Thursday: Tracking Seed to Sale Online

MJ Freeway tracking software For nearly two decades, California’s cannabis industry has operated in a legal grey area that discourages …
#End420Shame: Tracking the Path to Legitimacy 1

Scott Denholm, Executive Director of Metrc A legitimate cannabis industry – that’s the end game. That’s why Steve DeAngelo wrote …
Cannabis Retailers Make Great Neighbors

When Ian Eisenberg first opened Uncle Ike’s at 23rd and Union, some neighbors worried that the I-502 recreational cannabis shop …
From Grow Room to Boardroom

Many cannabis entrepreneurs do not yet hold degrees from major universities in their trade. However, it’s likely that cannabis businesswomen …
Emerald Harvest

A new brand of premium fertilizer is building a following in the hydroponic world with their easy to use base …
Canna-Charity: Interview with Steve DeAngelo

The cannabis industry is often described as revolutionary, dynamic, and cutting edge, but one thing we’re rarely accused of is …
Branding Bud 3 1

Nitrogen Sealed Dama Cannabis Flower While public opinion is changing on cannabis in general, there is concern from lawmakers, consumers …
CannaBall Run Supporting Veteran's Access to Medical Cannabis

Garyn Angel, CEO of MagicalButter and Co-Producer of the Cannaball Run for Vets The plight of our military veterans who …
Bali Vaswani, Chief Ganja Officer

Bali Vaswani has followed an interesting career path, dabbling in several industries (investment funds, software, television and news) and living …
Interpening

Every so often, Max Montrose and his business partner Jim Nathanson run into a heckler. “Someone will call our thing …
Online Cannabis Communities

Technology has always offered a necessary layer of anonymity and distance to conversations about illegal substances, from its earliest implementations …
TrimBoss 2

TrimBoss is poised to take a top position in the dry trim sector, with their 4000 and 4100 model large …
Cannabis and Race

Cannabis and race go hand-in-hand. They are impossibly intertwined, and the connection isn’t positive. According to a study completed by …
Branding Bud 2

Cannabis Basics, newly trademarked cannabis brand Attitudes about cannabis have undergone a shift in public opinion. A Pew Research Center …
Charlo Greene 2.0 1

Marijuana activist Charlo Greene, who famously quit her job as a reporter on live television with the words “Fuck it, …
Jetty Extracts

We chatted it up with Jetty Extracts, a very different kind of non-profit organization, and the owners are onto something …
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