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Joanne Cachapero

AuthentiBrand: A New Breed of Holograms

Worldwide in 2017, legitimate brands lost U.S. $1.2 trillion to forged merchandise, according to the Global Brand Counterfeiting Report 2018–2020. Final figures aren’t yet...

California Cannabis Trade Org Launches Fundraiser to Fuel Policy Change

UKIAH, Calif. – In California’s legacy cannabis growing regions, legal growers and cannabis companies are affected by the pandemic and the global economic downturn...

Judge Invalidates New Mexico Cannabis Regulations as Without ‘Evidence’

SANTA FE, N.M. – A district judge in New Mexico invalidated cannabis industry regulations handed down by the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH)...

Prominent Senators Issue Joint Statement about Cannabis Legalization

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Prominent Senators Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) issued a joint statement confirming they will push to...

Smokin’ Hot Cannabis Products to Stock for Valentine’s Day Gifting

Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday this year, creating a long weekend for lovers to celebrate the day of love. What does that mean...

California Agriculture Dept. Proposes Emergency Cannabis Banking Regulations

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) filed proposed emergency regulations that would implement provisions of Assembly Bill 1525 with...

Are Increased Cannabis Tax Revenues Part of the New ‘Green’ Economy?

In the post-pandemic economy, under the Biden Administration, many Americans are wondering, "where’s the money going to come from?" Especially with large regions under...
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Steve DeAngelo, Harborside Part Ways

OAKLAND, Calif. – Cannabis industry pioneer and Harborside Inc. co-founder Steve DeAngelo has left his position as the company's chairman emeritus. Neither he nor...

Cannabis Companies Continue Holiday Fundraisers for Communities Nationwide

Holiday festivities have been curtailed by the global resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic, and its unprecedented social and economic effects. During this turbulent season,...

Stay Chill with Gift-Worthy CBD Products This Holiday Season

The year 2020 has been the best advertisement for at least trying CBD products. It’s not an exaggeration to say that it’s been the...