Op-ed: Welcome to California, Mr. President. We’ve got a few things to show you

Published: Mar 13, 2018, 8:14 am • Updated: Mar 13, 2018, 8:19 am By Los Angeles Times Editorial Board President Trump will visit Southern California on Tuesday for the first time since he traumatized the state’s liberal consensus by winning the White House. It’s a free country, so he’s welcome,…

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CBD debuts at world’s largest natural products trade show, heralded as “next big thing”

Published: Mar 9, 2018, 5:00 am • Updated: Mar 9, 2018, 8:00 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff ANAHEIM, Calif. – Soy milk, almond butter, kale chips, chai … CBD. Natural products businesses are no strangers to ferrying once-unknown ingredients and supplements into the mainstream, and if the prognosticators…

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Cannabis Tech at CES – Consumer Electronics Show 2018

Cannabis Tech at CES – Consumer Electronics Show 2018 Cannabis legalization continues to gain more traction everyday in North America, as governments relax regulations. For some time now, cannabis technology has been big business, as the industry continues to evolve and rely on innovations that are used for growing, distribution, and…

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“Show some compassion for people that are suffering”: Cannabiz CEO Mason Walker asks Jeff Sessions

Published: Nov 13, 2017, 3:20 pm • Updated: Nov 13, 2017, 3:20 pm By James McClure, Civilized Life Mason Walker is CEO of East Fork Cultivars, an Oregon craft cannabis farm. He recently sat down with Civilized to talk about his work, the future of the cannabis industry, and what…

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Cannabist Show: She deciphers data to give cannabis consumers what they want

Published: Nov 3, 2017, 5:54 pm • Updated: Nov 3, 2017, 5:54 pm By Vincent Chandler, The Cannabist Staff Featured guest: Natasha Irizarry, co-founder and CEO of Stashbox, a personalized monthly subscription box for cannabis consumers. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Using data to interpret sales trends and predict what’s…

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Cannabist Show: She lobbies for policy change and education about hemp and marijuana

Published: Oct 27, 2017, 3:47 pm • Updated: Oct 27, 2017, 3:47 pm By Vincent Chandler, The Cannabist Staff Featured guest: Samantha Walsh, CEO and co-founder of Tetra Public Affairs, a cannabis-centered consulting firm. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  How state laws have changed in recent years to help hemp…

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Talk show host Hugh Hewitt lobbies Jeff Sessions to pursue federal marijuana crackdown

Published: Oct 26, 2017, 10:49 am • Updated: Oct 26, 2017, 11:39 am By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff Radio personality Hugh Hewitt lobbied U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions for a federal crackdown on legal marijuana businesses during a Thursday morning interview. During the 14-minute interview, Hewitt asked Sessions pointed…

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