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Sonoma Wine Country Scores A New Pot Of Gold California Dispensaries & Retail Sales Edibles & Infused Products Products 

Sonoma Wine Country Scores A New Pot Of Gold

It seems like only yesterday California’s Humboldt County claimed or had been given the mantle cannabis capital of the state. Some have said more cannabis grows in Humboldt County than any other crop in the countyor in any other county; salon.com called it not just California’s but America’s marijuana capital. Was Humboldt County’s crowning premature? Was the Emerald Trianglemantle as the artisanal cannabis capital given to Humboldt, Trinity and Mendocino counties premature as well? Read Peter Fimrite of the San Francisco Chronicle and it’s easy to think Sonoma County situated almost 300 miles south of Humboldt may be…

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Cannabis Industry Weekly Recap 7/21/2017 Business News 

Cannabis Industry Weekly Recap 7/21/2017

It’s been a relatively quiet week for cannabis stocks, but not for the Justice Department which is ramping up efforts to seize assets for people that they think have committed a crime. The new directive tries to circumvent current limitations on what can be kept. They also held a private meeting in Colorado that was mostly attended by anti-marijuana voices. Read read the full article HERE

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What Jeff Sessions is getting wrong about legal weed ENDING MARIJUANA PROHIBITION laws 

What Jeff Sessions is getting wrong about legal weed

– Marijuana legalization at the state level has reduced prison populations and created tens of thousands of real jobs. – Even opioid abuse is lower in places where marijuana is legal. – Jeff Sessions efforts to crackdown on legal weed could destroy years of progress. Nearly a half a century of America’s “War on Drugs” has produced the largest prison population in the world, devastated minority communities and contributed to an opioid epidemic that claims more than 20,000 lives a year. Read the full article HERE

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Best Practices: Cannabis Executives Share Social Media Advice Business 

Best Practices: Cannabis Executives Share Social Media Advice

Federal law prohibits legal cannabis companies from writing off business expenses like advertising and rent, so entrepreneurs in the industry need to be frugal and effective with the money they spend. Here, CEOs and founders share their advice on using social media to reach customers, suppliers, investors and the press. Popular cannabis-focused Twitter accounts and Facebook groups boasting hundreds of thousands of followers show that social media is a target-rich environment for marijuana company messaging. Krista Whitley, CEO of Social Media Unicorn, Cannabis marketing and sales agency based in Las Vegas,…

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Meet Andrew Mieure of Top Shelf Budtending Budtending 

Meet Andrew Mieure of Top Shelf Budtending

Three years ago, Andrew Mieure moved from Ohio to Colorado to seek relief from massive panics attacks and an eating disorder—and cannabis helped solve those problems. He then became a budtender and noticed that some budtenders were not providing proper recommendations or serving their patients with the care and attention that they deserved. A light went off in his head. “The idea for a freelance budtending service hit me; Top Shelf Budtending’s first event was in January of 2016,” Mieure noted. Read the full article HERE

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Northsight Capital Contracts Elevated Agency to Manage Advertising for All Northsight Media Group Websites Press Releases Public Companies & Stocks 

Northsight Capital Contracts Elevated Agency to Manage Advertising for All Northsight Media Group Websites

Northsight Capital Inc. (“NCAP” or “Northsight”) (OTC PINK: NCAP) Announced An Agreement with Elevated Agency (www.ElevatedAgency.com): Elevated Will Manage New Advertising on All Northsight Websites SCOTTSDALE, AZ / ACCESSWIRE / July 17, 2017 / Specifically, the role of the PR and marketing firm will be to refer new brands and expand the Northsight network with new advertisers. Northsight’s media group is a sprawling network of 17 owned or affiliated cannabis websites, including its own www.420careers.com – the top careers site in the cannabis space with a reach of 3000 to…

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Albanian police report seizing at least 15 tons of marijuana Legal, Regulatory & Compliance 

Albanian police report seizing at least 15 tons of marijuana

Albanian police say they have seized at least 15 metric tons (16.5 tons) of marijuana hidden in a southwestern village. Police spokesman Gentian Mullai says that some 150 officers had found the drugs Friday in three houses in Llakatund, 150 kilometers (90 miles) southwest of the capital, Tirana. Police also seized about 700 kilograms (1,500 pounds) in a separate operation at another village in the Kavaja district, 50 kilometers (30 miles) west of Tirana. Read the full article HERE

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Cannabis Industry Weekly Recap 7/14/2017 Uncategorized 

Cannabis Industry Weekly Recap 7/14/2017

Yesterday, there was some noteworthy news from Washington, D.C., the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee adopted an amendment on Thursday with a bi-partisan vote to allow veterans to receive recommendations for medical marijuana. Blackbird Logistics won the first distribution license in Nevada and the marijuana inventory crisis has been averted. Blackbird has been serving the medical marijuana community for the last two years. Read the full article HERE

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More Than a Pretty Package California Concentrates 

More Than a Pretty Package

Temple Extracts’ rebranding efforts produced new designs and packaging that more accurately communicate the company’s core values of quality and sanctuary. Companies with a reputation for excellence know effective design and packaging are essential components of any growth strategy, especially in competitive markets. The process comprises continual perfecting. In that spirit, Temple Extracts believes its new packaging breathes new life into a company that has a well-earned reputation for oil that: Is always strain-specific, supercritical-CO2-extracted cannabis oil. Is derived from the highest grade,top-shelf source material, ecologically farmed and pesticide-free. Contains…

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