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What’s the Future of Ethanol Extraction? Industry 

What’s the Future of Ethanol Extraction?

Ethanol is a tried and true solvent that’s been used for centuries to craft tinctures, essential oils, and similar substances. In modern times, this lab-grade alcohol is still among the most commonly deployed solvents, used in products from food flavorings to Rick Simpson Hemp Oil. That latter use is no accident, said Gene Galyuk, chief development officer at Capna Fabrications. Read the full article

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Eaze Continues Advancing Cannabis Industry with an Additional $27M Raised Business Finance: Sales, Distribution, Banking, Funding Industry 

Eaze Continues Advancing Cannabis Industry with an Additional $27M Raised

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Eaze, the leading cannabis technology company, announced today an additional $27 million in Series B financing, led by Bailey Capital with participation from DCM Ventures, Kaya Ventures and FJ Labs. The latest round brings Eaze’s total funding to $52 million. Eaze will use the financing for continued expansion throughout California and other states, to provide safe, convenient and professional access to legal marijuana. James Bailey has also joined the board of directors bringing relevant industry experience as an investor in PAX Labs…

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Weed Warriors: Meet Six Women Shaping the Cannabis Industry activism Industry News 

Weed Warriors: Meet Six Women Shaping the Cannabis Industry

Among the many benefits of marijuana legalization – from an influx of tax revenue to a reduced prison population – the emerging $7 billion market is providing new opportunities, with fewer barriers, for enterprising women. As a product, cannabis “crosses genders, ethnicities, economic backgrounds and political views,” says Sally Nichols, a leading pot investor. “To me, that was a game-changer.” Here are six women advancing the cause of America’s most intoxicating cash crop. Read the full article

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After Service, These Veterans Are Finding New Careers—in Cannabis Industry 

After Service, These Veterans Are Finding New Careers—in Cannabis

Inside a nondescript industrial warehouse outside Downtown Los Angeles, nestled among a sea of other nondescript warehouses, Army veteran Steven Passmore is hard at work. His hair is pulled back with a thin, stretchy headband, and beads of sweat drip down his temples as he shuttles between temperature-controlled rooms. Heat, humidity, and the skunky smell of sensimilla ebb and flow as he traverses the maze of cultivation rooms that make up the grow facility for THC Design. Read the full article

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States Work To Help Marijuana Industry Reduce Power Costs  Listen· 3:54 Finance: Sales, Distribution, Banking, Funding Industry 

States Work To Help Marijuana Industry Reduce Power Costs Listen· 3:54

Growing marijuana can require a lot of electricity. That’s become an obstacle in states where recreational use is legal, including Colorado, Washington and Oregon. Those places have ambitious goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. And as Grace Hood from Colorado Public Radio reports, the thriving marijuana industry is getting in the way. Read the full article

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Anauj Investment Group Invests in Mountjoy Enterprises Business Industry 

Anauj Investment Group Invests in Mountjoy Enterprises

SONOMA COUNTY, Calif., Aug. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Anauj Investment Group (AIG), one of the fastest growing venture funds in Florida focused on opportunities in the global cannabis industry, announced today it had invested in Mountjoy Enterprises, the manufacturer and distributor of Mountjoy Sparkling, a cannabis-infused sparkling water now available in dispensaries throughout California and online. The beverage is made using the finest, full-spectrum cannabis oils containing 12mg of hybrid THC and water sourced from a pristine aquifer on a Sonoma County ranch. Read the full article

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Sugarmade Announces Details of BudLife Cannabis Storage Products Industry 

Sugarmade Announces Details of BudLife Cannabis Storage Products

INDUSTRY, Calif., Aug. 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Sugarmade, Inc. (OTCQB:SGMD), today announces new details of its upcoming BudLife product line, the first patented, container system designed to maintain the integrity of cannabis during long-term storage. Sugarmade and its manufacturing partner, Plantation Corp., have been testing several prototype versions of BudLife over the past few months. The R&D effort and testing program has proven very successful resulting in the creation of a unique and near optimal atmospheric packaging environment for cannabis. This packaging environment helps to preserve THC and terpenes,…

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MassRoots Acquires CannaRegs, Leading Industry Technology Platform for Cannabis Regulatory Research & Compliance, at Approximately $12 Million Valuation Industry 

MassRoots Acquires CannaRegs, Leading Industry Technology Platform for Cannabis Regulatory Research & Compliance, at Approximately $12 Million Valuation

DENVER, Aug. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB: MSRT) is pleased to announce the acquisition of CannaRegs, Inc. (“CannaRegs”), a leading technology platform that tracks changes in cannabis regulations and taxation at the municipal, state, and federal levels. MassRoots, Inc. will acquire CannaRegs in a stock deal valued at approximately $12 million, as fully detailed in MassRoots’ Current Report on Form 8-K filed on August 23, 2017. Read the full article

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