Edibles/Infused Products

Oregon receives over 1,300 rec business applications

John Schroyer  | August 19, 2016

Interest in Oregon’s recreational marijuana industry is off the charts.

The state has received over 1,300 applications from companies that are hoping to obtain licenses to open recreational marijuana businesses.

To date, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission – which is overseeing the coming recreational marijuana industry in the northwestern state – has issued about 200 licenses, …

Major infused products co. Bhang loses arbitration battle

Omar Sacirbey  | July 19, 2016

A California arbitration panel has awarded an investment firm $1.875 million from a major infused-products and concentrates company, Bhang Chocolate.

The panel said Oakland-based Bhang breached an agreement it had with Mentor Capital in Ramona, California, “by failing to deliver” shares of stock to the investment firm, Mentor Capital said in a news …

Week in Review: IL expanding medical cannabis, OR milestone & CA MMJ revamp

Omar Sacirbey  | June 3, 2016

By Omar Sacirbey and John Schroyer

Illinois moves to give its medical marijuana industry a boost, Oregon marks a milestone in its adult-use cannabis industry, and California lawmakers embark on a revamp of the state’s MMJ market.

Here’s a closer look at several notable developments in the marijuana industry over the past week.

Ancillary Tech Firm Raises $410k for Infusion Projects

John Schroyer  | June 2, 2016

A Seattle-based startup that focuses on technology to infuse products such as sugar with THC has raised $410,000 to help fund its growth.

DeepCell Industries, which isn’t a marijuana plant-touching company but stays strictly on the tech-development side, licenses its technology to cannabis product manufacturers, according to GeekWire. The company already has trademarked …