Central Coast winemakers and legal cannabis growers are looking for something in common

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, California – Two agricultural crops on the Central Coast are still trying to find common ground. Deep divisions remain between the established, decades-old grape-growing industry and the burgeoning cannabis business that has taken root. The multi-million dollar companies are learning to grow together side by side. Grape grower Kevin Merrill of Mesa […]

As Nevada’s cannabis industry continues to operate without banks, Congress is considering a solution

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) – Green and always green. The Nevada marijuana business is on fire, but it still has what many views as dangerous flaws in the system. 13 Investigations examines the solution that some legislators are trying to introduce. “It just makes the whole situation a little bit more, you could say nerve-wracking,” said […]

Residents and cannabis operators dispute over business licenses in Santa Cruz County – Santa Cruz Sentinel

For indoor cultivation, such as tree nurseries, the setbacks are potentially reduced. “The benefit of this option would allow for site-specific assessments, which can be a better way of addressing specific issues in the neighborhood without largely eliminating candidate parcels,” added the staff in their report to the elected leaders. “Also, exceptions to setbacks would […]

This cannabis tech startup is moving up by offering more robust retail solutions – new cannabis ventures

Exclusive interview with the co-founder and CEO of Dispense, Kyla Sirni B2B cannabis software company Dispense recently closed a $ 2 million seed funding and attracted a number of prominent investors. Co-founder and CEO Kyla Sirni comes from the hospitality industry and drives the company’s focus on providing retailers with the tools to connect with […]