Steep Hill GenKit: Helping You Understand, Document, and Preserve Your Cannabis Varietals

Steep Hill Labs is one of the most trusted names in cannabis lab science. A leader in cannabis biotechnology, research, and analysis, Steep Hill has worked for years to give patients and cultivators throughout California the tools to better understand the cannabis products they grow and consume. One such tool, the Steep Hill GenKit, helps commercial […]

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Washington’s Seed-to-Sale Traceability System Targeted in Cyber Attack

Already behind schedule, Washington state’s new seed-to-sale tracking system, known as Data Leaf Systems, opened on February 1 to immediate complaints. The database is reportedly filled with bugs — and now it has surfaced that the system was hacked in a cyber attack on Saturday, February 3. Since November, when MJ Freeway announced the system […]

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MassRoots Forms Subsidiary for Cannabis Industry Blockchain Tech

MassRoots Inc. is launching blockchain technology for the cannabis industry – a digital ledger that can be used to record financial and informational transactions, the company announced today. The technology provides services such as seed-to-sale traceability, smart contracts, and identity management while allowing businesses to eliminate intermediaries and increase corporate transparency. “We believe blockchain has […]

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California Cannabis Track and Trace Update

Franwell’s METRC has been selected for California’s track and trace system and cannabis businesses throughout the state are scrambling to understand and implement procedures around the regulations to be enforced in the new year. Starting January 1, 2018, businesses will have to begin entering data into METRC in adherence with a myriad daunting municipal and […]

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MassRoots Founder Resumes Control Following Shakeup

Isaac Dietrich is back in as MassRoots CEO following his ouster in October by the Board of Directors. What happened? On Oct. 16, board members voted to remove Dietrich and install then-Vice President Scott Kveton following MassRoots’ deal to acquire CannaRegs – a technology platform that tracks federal and municipal cannabis regulations. Kveton and other […]

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Aurora Cannabis and CannaRoyalty Close to International MMJ Tech Deal

Canadian cannabis firms Aurora Cannabis and CannaRoyalty have signed a letter of intent which would give Aurora exclusive rights to MüV brand products – to which CannaRoyalty holds the licensing rights – in Canada, Europe and Australia. The products covered under the agreement include: MüV Metered Dose Inhaler MüV Transdermal Patch CBD Sports Gel CBD […]

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California Secretary of State Launches Online Portal for Cannabusinesses

California’s Secretary of State has launched an online portal for would-be cannabis business owners – CannaBizFile – and enlisted Cheech Marin in a commercial to spread the word. The Secretary of State’s office is the filing agency for all business entity documents in the state, including legal canna-businesses. “Our new cannabizfile portal makes the process […]

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Dr. Perry Solomon: Cannabis Education for the Mainstream Medical Industry

Dr. Perry Solomon is the Chief Medical Officer of HelloMD, a telemedicine firm that connects would-be medical cannabis patients with canna-friendly doctors in California and New York. In this episode of the Ganjapreneur.com podcast, Dr. Solomon joins our podcast host TG Branfalt for a discussion about the results of HelloMD’s recent patient surveys (which have […]

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Jon Vaught: Cannabis and Tissue Culture Cloning

Jon Vaught is the CEO of Front Range Biosciences, a cannabis agriculture firm based out of Boulder, Colorado that specializes in tissue culture cloning for the cannabis industry. Jon recently joined our podcast host TG Branfalt for an interview that covers his early career in organic chemistry and agriculture science, Front Range’s successful seed round […]

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IBM Pitches Blockchain Tech to British Columbia, Canada Government for Legal Cannabis Tracking

IBM is pitching blockchain technology to the British Columbia, Canada government as “an irrefutable chain of custody audit for the seed-to-sale of cannabis.” According to the Oct. 1 document, IBM says the technology can help the government “take control of sourcing, selling, and pricing” of cannabis products, assist producers with inventory management in real time, […]

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MJ Freeway Seed-to-Sale Software Suffers Outage Twice Last Week

MJ Freeway, the seed-to-sale firm used in several legal states, suffered an outage last Saturday and Monday, forcing some medical cannabis dispensaries to either suspend operations or record their sales by hand, according to a Philadelphia Inquirer report. The company confirmed to the newspaper that they had “observed performance issues” with their Tracker software. “All […]

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Neeraj Bhardwaj: Creating the Magnetic Induction Vaporizer

Neeraj Bhardwaj is President of Loto Labs, creator of the Loto Lux, the world’s first magnetic induction-based vaporizer. Neeraj recently came on the Ganjapreneur.com podcast to talk with our host TG Branfalt about the magnetic induction technology used inside of the Loto Lux, how the experiences of his family and his own desire for a […]

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KIND Financial Launches First ‘Seed-to-Payment’ System in Canada

KIND Financial has rolled out the cannabis industry’s first-ever “seed-to-payment” system in Canada, which will allow users to track the complete lifecycle of a plant from seed to payment, including granting users access to bank accounts and credit card processing. The e-commerce platform also allows companies to explore international trade options without worrying about foreign […]

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Patrick Vo: Pioneering Seed-to-Sale Systems in Emerging Markets

Patrick Vo is the CEO of BioTrackTHC, a seed-to-sale software giant whose product can be found in dispensaries throughout the U.S. and beyond. In this episode of the Ganjapreneur.com podcast, Patrick joins our host TG Branfalt for an interview about BioTrack’s early days in Florida and the company’s transition into the cannabis space, Patrick’s own […]

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Tommy Chong-Linked Cannabis Club TV Purchases Dispensary Digital Marketing Network

Cannabis Club TV, a digital infotainment network currently developing a cannabis-centric travel show with Tommy Chong, has acquired dispensary digital marketing company Vast Display Network in a stock and cash deal worth $2.75 million over two years. Chong, 79, announced the show’s development in August. It’s described as “similar” to “Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations.” Danny […]

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Seed-to-Sale Firm Nets $2M in Venture Capital Funding

Seed-to-sale firm Trellis has raised $2 million as part of their latest funding round, led by Snoop Dogg-connected Casa Verde Capital and a reinvestment by Gateway – an Oakland accelerator program of which Trellis is an alum. Trellis was founded in Toronto, Canada in 2014, and also operates in California. Trellis launched the beta version […]

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Hazel Fruitman: Mobile Marketing Strategies for Cannabis Businesses

Hazel Fruitman is the CEO of Cannabis Wallet, a company that specializes in unique mobile marketing strategies and customer engagement for companies operating in the cannabis space. Cannabis Wallet offers a mobile wallet pass that can be added to a mobile device and gives companies the ability to interact with their customers in a more […]

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Lerer Hippeau, Joe Montana-Linked Firm, Lead $4M Cannabis Technology Company Seed Round

Cannabis technology firm HERB has raised $4.1 million in seed funding led by Lerer Hippeau Ventures along with Liquid 2 Ventures, which counts National Football League Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana among its general partners. Lerer Hippeau has previously invested in Buzzfeed, and were announced in April as leaders of a $3 million seed […]

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MassRoots Acquires CannaRegs in $12M Stock Deal

MassRoots Inc. is continuing to expand its scope, announcing that they have struck a deal to purchase CannaRegs, a technology platform that tracks federal, state, and municipal cannabis regulations, for $12 million in stock. The deal follows MassRoots’ July acquisition of regulatory compliance firm Odava Inc., and a December 2016 transaction that saw the company procure […]

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Cannabis Tech Company Purchases Entire California Town

Cannabis-focused technology company American Green has purchased the California town of Nipton for nearly $5 million, planning on transforming it into a destination for cannabis tourism, according to a Business Insider report. The 120-plus-acre town has a population of six, a general store, a five-room hotel, and a solar farm that will eventually allow the […]

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Jon Gowa: Robotics in the Cannabis Industry

Jon Gowa is the founder and CEO of Bloom Automation, a company that is designing and creating robots in Colorado to assist the cannabis industry. In this episode of the Ganjapreneur.com podcast, our host TG Branfalt and Jon discuss Bloom Automation’s participation in the Boulder Canopy startup incubator, the various robot designs they have tested […]

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Cannabis Ecommerce Made Easy With WeedHero

With North American cannabis sales growing at an unprecedented rate — 2016 alone saw a 30 percent increase across the continent to a total of $6.7 billion in sales throughout the U.S. and Canada — medical cannabis dispensaries and adult-use retailers have seen a remarkable increase in traffic, both in person and online. WeedHero — a […]

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Stephen Gold & Andy Yashar: Pioneers in Cannabis Tech

Stephen Gold and Andy Yashar are co-founders of The Daily Leaf, a technology company that has partnered with dispensaries to find and list the best cannabis deals throughout Oregon cities — with plans to expand to Seattle, Las Vegas, and beyond. In this episode of the Ganjapreneur.com podcast, Stephen and Andy join host TG Branfalt […]

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Washington Moving to New Seed to Sale Traceability Software

Washington state’s legal cannabis market has seen many changes since its 2014 launch — however, what has been consistent is a legal obligation for companies to track cannabis from seed to sale. Now, Washington is set to upgrade its seed to sale tracking software to a familiar name that will accommodate the state’s growing cannabis market […]

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    An upstart design/build/create/help/strategize agency based in the Pacific Northwest. We help good people & companies get the recognition they deserve through clever, honest communication and the right look. We love working with cannabis brands who set a high bar for quality and who emphasize the positive impact that cannabis legalization will have on the world.

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    Lightning Labels uses state-of-the-art printing technology to provide affordable, full-color custom labels and stickers of all shapes and sizes. From small orders for individuals to the bulk needs of big businesses, Lightning Labels is equipped to handle and fulfill custom label and product sticker orders of all types. Best of all, like the name implies, Lightning Labels provides exceptionally quick turnaround for all your printing needs.

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    Portable Smoke is your online destination for purchasing portable discreet items for your smoking needs. We recognize that smoking may be a discreet and a recreational activity to participate in alone or with trusted friends. As a result, we specialize in selling grinders and bowls that you can hide right under everyone’s nose.

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    Ganja Law, PLLC is the industry's one-stop legal expert, defense, and a leading source of knowledge. Our firm will handle your legal and/or business issues from seed to sale and all points in between. Should the issue be licensing, compliance, MED consulting, criminal defense, investment related, or industry related such as cannabis business law and specialized contracts, we will get the job done.

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    MarijuanaDoctors.com was founded as the trusted gateway for patients searching for medical marijuana treatment in legal medical marijuana states. We provide patients visibility and transparency in selecting a doctor and setting an appointment for a medical marijuana evaluation including detailed profile information, scheduling information, and ratings and reviews.

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    We are cannabis cultivation specialists. With over 40+ years of combined experience from the heart of American cannabis history and innovation, the Emerald Elite team and its network of cultivators offer a truly unparalleled depth of experience for our clients' advantage. Production of the cleanest, highest quality cannabis in the world is our passion.

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    Smokin’ Hot Solutions was started seven years ago by three entrepreneurs from Philadelphia. From various entrepreneurial backgrounds, we came together with one cohesive goal; to build a cannabis marketing agency with an innovative and thoughtful approach. At a time when there were few specialty cannabis marketing agencies, and few willing to take the risk, we seized the opportunity. We cemented ourselves as the go-to agency for digital marketing in the cannabis industry.

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    The Dispensary Partnership Program uses data collected from patients, via Releaf App, to provide business analytics to dispensaries (USA) and licensed producers (Canada). This data service is creating a new class of dispensaries that are driven outcomes and patient results. The dispensary partnership program shows symptom-specific patient ratings & analytics for the specific cannabis batches and products in a dispensary’s inventory. Dispensaries use this information to give more informed recommendations at the counter.

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