Prime my Body | The newest “hemp hucksters” in town

We attended an affiliate recruitment meeting to review Prime my Body, and learn about the company and the products they are offering. The meeting took place on 4/18 at the Culver City Elks Club (Culver City, CA). The latest CBD-hemp...

How do you Build Loyalty?

January 11, 2019
This article is courtesy of our friends at Baker (www.trybaker.com).They offer an integrated software solution that drives all of this – from first-time sign up, through outbound SMS, to analytics, to loyalty programs, and integrated reviews and recommendations. Everything that...

Retailer Insight – understanding new customers

January 5, 2019
Join our event on 1/24 in Los Angeles Since legalized adult-use (over 21) was introduced in January of this year, Retailers across CA are now meeting 100s of new customers each month, who are encountering marijuana products and retail for the first...

What CA Retail should learn now

Jan 1, 2014: the first legal sale in Colorado. Retail in CO evolved quickly, and CA retailers should take note. Photo Copyright CNN.com Lessons from Colorado in 2015: Year 2 of legal sales As CA’s first year of legal adult-use comes...

Backlink Phishing Scam: Linkwish

August 14, 2018
A company called Linkwish.co is plying the marijuana industry with an offer to buy embedded links, and we’ve uncovered a phishing scam. We’re sharing as there are some valuable points to consider as companies build out their websites: what you...

Security in CA’s industry at a crossroad

April 14, 2018
Security goes hand-in-hand with the marijuana industry, covering a variety of companies who provide products and services to it. There’s the systems and setup side offering everything from plans, assessments, to security products (safes, vaults, cameras, alarms, etc). There’s the...

Compliant Packaging: get ready, CA!

April 4, 2018
CA’s products need compliant packaging, which we covered at our event on 3/1 in downtown Los Angeles. In preparation for the event, we visited market-leading retailers in Los Angeles, and discovered many products missing state-required labels, disclosures, and without compliant...

Securing your outdoor grow – secrecy in CA will be replaced by security

March 18, 2018
Practical Tips & Advice on Securing your outdoor grow: Our industry’s age-old ways of being stealthy, and hiding where we grow/produce, will need to adapt: the state of CA has no intention of keeping marijuana business locations secret. This will...

DOJ suspends COLE Memo. Don’t Panic

January 4, 2018
As you may be aware, the Trump Administration rescinded (on 1/4/18) the Cole Memo that prevented Federal Prosecutors at the Department of Justice (DOJ) from pursuing state-legal marijuana businesses. There is going to be much speculation and “buzz” surrounding this...

New York State’s Opportunity for Voter-Driven Change

October 11, 2017
Cannabis4NY.org is leading the charge in New York State to effect meaningful change in NY’s laws. In order to bring a voter measure on marijuana reform, a bigger change must take place: allowing New York citizens to bring measures and...