Celebrating Jack Herer

On this day, June 18th, we celebrate Jack “The Hemperor” Herer. Born in 1939 Herer was a huge influence and pivotal person in the fight for legalization of cannabis and hemp. Born in New York City Jack was an avid patriot and served in the Korean war as a military policeman. Thomas Paine as one of his heroes and “…thought …

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The Canna Consortium Happy Hour: June Newsletter!

What’s on the Menu? Cannabis Industry Insights Regulatory Pulse Point Partner Spotlight Entrepreneurial Extras News and Events Founder Spotlight Cannabis Industry Insights Delta-8 THC is in the hot seat: So far New York has joined at least 12 other states in banning the hemp-based synthesized cannabinoid. “At least 12 other states have also banned Delta 8 THC, including Colorado, one …

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What Prospective Business Owners Need to Know for the Imminent Shroom Boom

With the decriminalization of psilocybin many are entering the mushroom market. The following panel discussed what to be aware of and how to set yourself up for success. Catherine Sidman was our moderator, with Rocco Iannapollo Director of Business Development for Cannabis Kitchen Supplies, Eli Katz Founder at Zwiski Foundation, Kara Lavaux, CP-FS with Allay Cannabis Consulting and Liz Geisleman …

Creating Novel CBD Formulations and Blends

Creating a unique blend of flavor and purpose for your product and brand can be difficult when starting a new business. The following panel discussed the upcoming trends and recommendations they are seeing in the CBD industry currently to aid in the creation or continuation of your CBD business. John Roelke with Extract Consultants was the moderator. While Tyrell Towle …

Study of the Competitive Environment in the CBD Space

Learn to Standout Establishing a brand to market and separating yourself from the loud noise in the industry can be difficult. The following panel discussed ways to be unique and successfully sell your product in the CBD industry. Keiko Beatie with Coral Cove Wellness moderated. With panelists Eric White, John Roelke with Extract Consultants, Scott Calliham Co-Founder and President of …