Historic First: California Awards First Commercial Insurer For Cannabusinesses

Historic First: California Awards First Commercial Insurer For Cannabusinesses Another sign of the times – for the first time in history, a state no other than California, approves an insurance provider for the cannabis industry. California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones announced in a press release that Golden Bear Insurance has…

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Santa Clara County, Calif. bans commercial marijuana grows and shops

Published: Sep 15, 2017, 10:00 am • Updated: Sep 15, 2017, 10:00 am By Eric Kurhi, The Mercury News SAN JOSE — The rugged, mountainous terrain of unincorporated Santa Clara County has long hidden clandestine cannabis fields, and officials this week made it clear that despite the passage of Proposition…

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Does my commercial cultivation qualify as organic? Can I be certified?

Published: Jan 19, 2017, 2:16 pm • Updated: Jan 19, 2017, 2:16 pm By John Chandler, The Cannabist Staff Editor’s note: Welcome to Pro Growing, The Cannabist’s commercial cannabis cultivation column. In this series, agriculture expert John Chandler will cover all aspects of growing cannabis for the legalized marketplace —…

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Commercial cannabis cultivation tips from an organic farmer with a horticulture degree

Published: Dec 23, 2016, 6:47 am • Updated: Dec 23, 2016, 6:47 am By John Chandler, The Cannabist Staff Editor’s note: Welcome to Pro Growing, The Cannabist’s new commercial cannabis cultivation column. In this series, agriculture expert John Chandler will cover all aspects of growing cannabis for the legalized marketplace…

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Adidas Ad Features Commercial Marijuana Operation

Please share! Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest Adidas: All Day I Dream About…Sativa? At least that’s the impression we’re getting from the newest Adidas TV ad. Roughly over a minute long, the video aired during the most recent presidential debate and features a commercial marijuana growing operation. Ah, beautiful shoes made from…

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Marijuana TV Commercial Airs In Eugene And Medford After Portland Rejects It

I think that it is well known that Portland, Oregon is one of, if not the, most liberal city in America. Virtually everything is tolerated there, and in many ways Portland is a leader in marijuana culture and in the marijuana industry. The late great Jack Herer owned a headshop (which…

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Television Commercial Cancellation Highlights Media Discrimination Against Marijuana Businesses

When it comes to advertising, there are a lot of limitations for marijuana businesses. Some marijuana business models are specifically prohibited from advertising in some areas. In other areas where advertising is allowed, marijuana businesses still find it difficult to advertise on mainstream media outlets who almost always discriminate against marijuana…

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