Ancillary Marijuana Companies

Powerhouse MJ Law Firms Team Up on Compliance Software

John Schroyer  | May 17, 2016

Two legal powerhouses in the marijuana industry are branching into the software business, hoping to generate profits in a new line of business.

California-based Greenbridge Corporate Counsel and Colorado-based Vicente Sederberg have tapped Denver tech entrepreneur Marion Mariathasan to develop a software package to help cannabis companies and others involved in the industry comply with …

High Times Teams With Madison Ave. To Get Its Message Out

John Schroyer  | May 3, 2016

Longtime cannabis advocate publication High Times has teamed with Madison Avenue to get its message heard on Main Street.

The magazine partnered with Sparks & Honey, an Omnicom advertising agency, to release a report called “Rebranding Marijuana” on April 20, according to the New York Times.

The goal: “to make pot more palatable to mainstream Americans,” …

MassRoots Taking Another Stab at Nasdaq Listing

Omar Sacirbey  | April 11, 2016

MassRoots, the popular social network for cannabis enthusiasts, is taking another shot at getting listed on the Nasdaq.

The Colorado-based company filed an S-1 registration form on Monday with the Securities and Exchange Commission to raise up to $6.5 million by selling shares and warrants – a key part of the process for getting listed on the …

Hemp Media Company Sponsors Pro Motorcycle Racer

Omar Sacirbey  | April 8, 2016

In the latest sign of the cannabis industry’s mainstream acceptance, professional motorcycle racer Johnny Rock Page has accepted the Hemp American Media Group as a sponsor. The partnership marks the first time a professional racer has ever been sponsored by a marijuana-related business, the group said in a press release.

The sponsorship is …

Washington DC Council Bans Marijuana Clubs

Omar Sacirbey  | April 7, 2016

The Washington DC City Council has decided to ban cannabis smoking clubs following a narrow 7-6 vote Tuesday, Reuters reported.

City representatives and Mayor Muriel Bowser, who opposes the clubs, have grappled with the issue almost since District of Columbia voters approved recreational marijuana in 2014. The law, which went into effect in 2015, permits …

CA Marijuana Software Startup Lands $2M Investment

John Schroyer  | April 6, 2016

A marijuana software company that aims to streamline business services for medical marijuana dispensaries and cultivators announced on Tuesday that it has completed a $2.1 million capital raise.

California-based Meadow said it will use the money to hire more employees and continue improving its software, which is currently available to MMJ businesses in its home …