Ancillary Marijuana Companies News

Marijuana investment adviser sanctioned for securities fraud

A Colorado-based investment adviser received a cease-and-desist order from state regulators after admitting to securities fraud tied to a cannabis-focused firm he launched in 2016. Charlie Stivers, founder of Aurora-based Aim High Holdings, admitted to violating the Colorado Securities Act when he failed to disclose certain facts as he solicited investments for his firm, according to the […]

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Oakland may become home to big marijuana business campus

The cannabis-friendly city of Oakland, California, could wind up being home base for a host of marijuana startups, all working out of the same business campus, if a venture capital firm gets its way. According to the San Francisco Business Times, California-based Mesh Ventures is throwing $20 million into renovations for a 207,000-square-foot building it […]

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CA marijuana association trades NCIA affiliate status for group’s associate program

The California Cannabis Industry Association (CCIA) dropped its affiliate status with the National Cannabis Industry Association to join NCIA’s Allied Associations Program. The move is something of a departure for the California trade association, as the dues for its roughly 460 members now will stay with the state group instead of going to NCIA. The […]

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MassRoots pivots again, offers medical marijuana dispensary portal

Marijuana social media company MassRoots announced Wednesday that it will offer a revamped dispensary business portal for a subscription fee, with the hope the move will generate more revenue and growth for the struggling firm. In a news release, Denver-based MassRoots said the subscriptions – which start at $420 a month per outlet with a […]

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The Dennis Rodman effect: PotCoin gets a boost from US-North Korea summit

Cannabis-focused cryptocurrency PotCoin nabbed global headlines in recent days by sponsoring former NBA star Dennis Rodman’s trip to Singapore for the historic meeting of President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Mainstream outlets, including Forbes, Newsweek, The Guardian and The Washington Post, blasted images of Rodman dawning a PotCoin logo T-Shirt across […]

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BioTrackTHC, MainStem create cannabis business supplies marketplace

BioTrackTHC, a Florida marijuana technology company, joined forces with Seattle cannabis e-commerce firm MainStem to provide the MJ sector with access to business supplies at wholesale prices. Dubbed the MainStem Marketplace, the online platform will be available through BioTrackTHC’s user-interface and will offer customers access to cannabis business necessities including packaging, retail accessories, cultivation supplies […]

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