Cannabis Industry News

Editor’s Picks: Top 2019 Cannabis Events to Attend

2019-04-16T15:19:09-07:00January 29th, 2019|Cannabis Events, Cannabis Industry News|

At 4Blooms.Guru, one of our ongoing missions is to be a clear voice for cannabis activism, progress, and promotion of the industry. As cannabis marketers, we know that under the current regulatory schemes, it can be tough to promote the cannabis cause using traditional methods. What we’ve found as San Diego’s first cannabis marketing

2018 Cannabis Industry News Recap: Big Year for Cannabis

2019-04-16T15:16:47-07:00December 20th, 2018|Cannabis Industry News, Cannabis Legislation|

2018 was an outstanding year for the cannabis industry. Several states went legal, product innovation was booming, and the cannabis movement continued to spread across the globe. In case you’ve missed out, here’s a cannabis industry news recap for 2018: Cannabis Industry News in the U.S. - Which States Went Legal? The cannabis movement

Wondering When the Rest of SoCal Will Open Up to Commercial Marijuana?

2019-04-16T15:14:27-07:00December 11th, 2018|Cannabis Industry News, Cannabis Legislation|

Coming Soon! Areas in San Diego County and Riverside County will Open Up to Commercial Marijuana Despite the state-wide legalization of recreational marijuana, there are many areas of Southern California where commercial marijuana operations still aren’t readily available. Fortunately, thanks to thousands of vocal voters this past November, more commercial marijuana programs are on

Big Green: Cannabis Companies Link with Billion Dollar Brands

2019-04-16T15:05:38-07:00November 20th, 2018|Branding, Cannabis Branding, Cannabis Industry News, Cannabis Marketing|

Since August of this year, several of North America’s most notable companies have made major moves in the cannabis industry, which could go a long way toward transforming the public’s perception of the plant and cannabis companies in general. Perhaps unsurprisingly, many of these billion-dollar businesses operate in the alcohol industry, which is now experiencing

Save the Date: CA Cannabis Regulation Comment Period Ends on August 27th

2019-04-16T14:59:58-07:00August 16th, 2018|Cannabis Industry News, Cannabis Legislation, Cannabis Marketing|

Summary: Each licensing authority is required to consider and address all relevant comments received during the 45-day public comment period ending on August 27th. This is your opportunity to influence the development of the final regulations proposed by California’s three cannabis-licensing authorities. Why you should make a comment: The number of licensed cannabis businesses

VA to Injured Veterans: No Cannabis Research for PTSD

2019-04-23T11:15:04-07:00January 24th, 2018|Cannabis Industry News, Cannabis Legislation|

After weeks of speculation, it’s official: The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will not conduct any research into whether medical marijuana could help veterans suffering from the debilitating effects of PTSD and chronic pain. That’s the word from David J. Shulkin, M.D., Secretary of Veterans Affairs, who flat-out rejected the evidence-based claim the drug could

Majority Rules: More Than 60 Percent Favor Legalization of Cannabis

2019-04-17T15:14:09-07:00January 17th, 2018|Cannabis Industry News, Cannabis Legislation|

The times, they sure are a-changin’— even in professional sports, where players may soon be able to frequent medicinal cannabis dispensaries like many of their fellow athletes. Right now, at this moment, about 6 in 10 Americans support cannabis, according to a poll conducted by the Pew Research Center, a highly respected national public opinion

Former NBA Commissioner Supports Medical Cannabis

2019-04-17T15:00:29-07:00January 10th, 2018|Cannabis Industry News, Cannabis Legislation|

Ex-NBA Commissioner Favors Medicinal Cannabis. What’s Next? The times, they sure are a-changin’— even in professional sports, where players may soon be able to frequent medicinal cannabis dispensaries like many of their fellow athletes. Consider the surprising change of heart of former National Basketball Association commissioner David J. Stern on the use of medicinal cannabis

California Wildfires Could Impact Cannabis Business Revenue

2019-04-17T14:38:59-07:00January 10th, 2018|Cannabis Industry News|

Back in October, the Northern California wildfires inflicted damage on thousands of acres across the famed vineyards of Napa, Sonoma, and Mendocino. More than 30 large-scale cannabis farms were destroyed, and many more cannabis businesses were affected. The wildfires took an enormous human and property toll: 42 people dead, more than 100,000 residents displaced, 160,000

Oh, Canada: A Leafy Buy for Major Beer Purveyor

2019-04-17T14:21:31-07:00December 11th, 2017|Cannabis Industry News, Cannabis Legislation|

No doubt you’ve heard of Corona, Corona Extra, Corona Light, Modelo Especial, Modelo Negra and Pacifico – all familiar high-end labels favored by discerning beer drinkers. Now meet Constellation Brands, the $7 billion Fortune 500 firm that distributes those popular brands. It’s the world’s largest beer distribution company and the third largest beer company in