“Oakland Will Be US Capital Of Cannabis,” Says Incubator Founder

It will be California’s first cannabis company incubator. Gateway LLC is backed by a leading weed industry holding company, MJIC, Inc., in partnership with entrepreneur evangelist Ben Larson and Carter Laren, a director and mentor for the Founder Institute, the world’s largest entrepreneur training and startup launch... more →
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Current Investment Round Expires On 12-31-2015 As Announced By Steep Hill

California is currently estimated to represent more than 50% of the legal cannabis market in the US. “We are grateful for the confidence this very respected group of investors has placed in us and our work at Steep Hill,” said David Lampach, CEO and Co-Founder. “We believe the valuation of this round has been made... more →
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Sacramento Doctor Leading To Push Legalization Of Marijuana In California

It’s very encouraging to see a vibrant community of activists, many of whom have dedicated their lives to this issue, coming together around a sensible reform based measure that protects children, gives law enforcement additional resources, and establishes a strong regulatory framework for responsible adult use of marijuana... more →
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Cannabis Farms Consumed By Wildfires in California

On Ray’s property, the Butte Fire, which covered more than 70,000 acres, burned roughly 500 homes and claimed two lives , took everything: The house where Ray and his brother lived, their parents cabin and all 99 of their marijuana plants — an entire seasons worth of work — which were just a few weeks from harvest.... more →
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Advocate Of Pot Talks “Long, Strange Trip” Of Oregon Legalization

            From a historical point of view, in Oregon, with the Legislature moving recreational sales up so precipitously and now seeing the Vermont Legislature probably doing this, that means it’s not just wild-eyed activists or people who want to make money pushing initiatives. Once a state... more →
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Marijuana’s Environmental Impact Very Evident In CA

This year, the marijuana industry has taken off as the drug became legal to use in even more states. With everything from specialized strands to THC-laced edible products now on the market, marijuana farmers are working overtime to meet the rising demand. However, an increase in marijuana cultivation has taken an unexpected toll... more →
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Regulation Of Medical Marijuana Being Planned In CA

“It’s designed to let local governments have some say on where the businesses are placed, and how the business is conducted – give them some local control – while establishing that medical marijuana can be a good neighbor,” Democratic Assemblyman Ken Cooley says. There’s general agreement that medical marijuana should... more →
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