Cannabis scored big in the elections
There were numerous cannabis-specific ballot measures across the nation that voters approved this week. Here's a solid round-up.
Gov-owned bank in Cali?
A government-owned bank in California that could serve cannabis businesses? Whoa. California's treasurer wants the state to study the idea.
Meet me at MJBizCon!
Who's attending the show this year? I'll be there. A client has a booth so I'll be on the floor a bunch otherwise just meeting people and learning the latest and greatest. Let's meet up. Email me here.
Grab your golden ticket
Surely you've been on a vineyard or brewery tour (you know where this is going, right?). Well, now cannabis companies are taking the helm with behind-the-scene tours. Case in point: a new venture in Denver is "giving tourists and interested cannabis consumers a sneak peek behind the process of growing and processing cannabis for consumption in various forms." And the facilities and displays? Scrumdiddlyumptious.
Being from Baltimore, watching the rollout of Maryland's cannabis program has been...disheartening. Patrick Jameson took over the commission while it was reviewing applications to obtain lucrative licenses, and in the process found himself in a racially charged controversy. Poor Maryland: We're rooting for you.
Welcome new clients!
We're excited to welcome three new clients: Banana Bros, Sage Analytics and GrowDirector. Sage Analytics will be at MJBizCon next week (see me if you'd like to meet) and both Banana Bros and GrowDirector will be announcing their products soon. We look forward to helping in a shared success.