Prime my Body: the newest “hemp hucksters” in town

We attended an affiliate recruitment meeting to review Prime my Body, and learn about a new 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...

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As you may be aware, the Trump Administration rescinded (on 1/4/18) the Cole Memo that prevented Federal Prosecutors at the Department of Justice (DOJ) from pursuing state-legal marijuana businesses.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...

City of Los Angeles votes to close marijuana businesses

October 1, 2017
To all marijuana businesses in the City of Los Angeles: Last week, the Rules, Elections, and Intergovernmental Relations (REIG) Committee heard public comment on and voted to PASS the proposed regulatory recommendations that will close down non-retail cannabis businesses though the...

Attention Los Angeles Marijuana Operators: We’re about to get “zoned”

September 7, 2017
It’s time to stand up, folks, and say your piece on the draft Ordinance being proposed by the City of Los Angeles. The City of Los Angeles’s draft Ordinance makes clear there is a sense of urgency required, in order...
Marijuana Inspection

Marijuana Facility, Fire Inspection and Safety Forum

August 29, 2017
Fire Inspection Forum Details: For all cities and Fire Departments across CA: The Facility, Safety, and Fire Inspection Forum dedicated to the manufacturing and processing segment of the marijuana industry, will be held on January 25th in downtown Los Angeles....