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Marijuana venture, May, 2017

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Marijuana venture, May, 2017
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Marijuana venture
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Renton, WA
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Greg James
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English

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Auraria Library
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POT FOB SENIORS
Octavia Wellness stakes an early claim to one of California’s hard-to-reach demographics by making cannabis approachable for seniors
16
DESTINY
Longtime cannabis industry professional Jamie Morrison talks about the development of Destiny Grow Systems
82
VERSA OOENA
Spanish for “good herb,” Yerba Buena leads by example in Oregon’s emerging recreational market
ABOUT THE COVER: Cultivation assistant and veg room caretaker Sarah Levin peeks through the plants at Yerba Buena's Oregon facility, where the company hopes to lead by example through inclusive business practices and sustainable agriculture. Photo courtesy Yerba Buena.
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64
MORE THAN MARIJUANA
An inside look at three business models along the West Coast that use amenities, attractions and even other businesses to stand apart.
BASICS
24 | Calendar 36 | Market Watch 161 | P.O.V.
167 | Ad Directory
168 | Photo Page
PROFILES
42 | Adakai
50 | Patricia Rosi
52 | Josh Weinstein
SPOTLIGHTS
54 | Quest 185 Cool 54 | Marijuana Marketing Gurus 54 | Hydroponic Moonshine 56 | Oregon Grow Cabinets 56 | Smokus Focus 58 | VaePlume
58 | Wormganic Worm Castings 60 | Forged K9 60 | Ethanol Extraction 60 | Radicle Bags
96
HEMP LAWSUITS
The DEA has been accused of overstepping its authority on hemp and hemp-related products.
104
READ ALL ABOUT IT!
Cannabis is big business and book publishers want to cash in on the sudden thirst for knowledge.
112
CALIFORNIA BRANDING
Lawyer Matthew Swanlund explains the branding and trademark challenges faced by California marijuana companies.
146
B CORPS
How socially conscious investing can help move the cannabis industry forward.
CULTIVATION
118 | The Grow-Off 124 | Light Diffusion
BEST PRACTICES
128 | Blunts and Spliffs 130 | Trademark Tips 134 | Investment Opportunities 140 | Insurance
150
LEGAL PAGES
• Over-regulated markets create possibility of‘clustering.’
• Medical marijuana use and workplace laws.
• The importance of carrying the mandatory levels of insurance.
• Employee handbook guidelines
OPINIONS
18 | Message from the Publisher 22 | Letter to the Editor 30 | Quick Hits
Marijuana Venture’s goal is to provide the best information possible to the legal, licensed, commercial marijuana business. Our belief is that a great business publication will help professionals in the industry create more efficient and profitable businesses.

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JO POT FOR SENIORS Octavia Wellness stakes an early claim to one of California's hard-to-reach demographics by making cannabis approachable for seniors 1& DESTINY Longtime cannabis industry professional Jamie Morrison talks about the development of Destiny Grow Systems 82 YERBABUENA Spanish for "good herb," Verba Buena leads by example in Oregon's emerging recreational market ABOUT THE COVER: Cultivation assistant and veg room caretaker Sarah Levin peeks through the plants at Verba Buena ' s Oregon facility , where the company hopes to lead by example through inclusive business practices and sustainable agriculture. Photo courtesy Yerba Buena. MJVenture

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contents BASICS 24 I Calendar 361 Market Watch 161 I P.O.V . 167 I Ad Directory 168 I Photo Page PROFILES 421 Adakai 50 I Patricia Rosi 52 I Josh Weinstein SPOTLIGHTS 54 I Quest 185 Cool 54 I Marijuana Marke_ting Gurus 541 Hydroponic Moonshine 561 Oregon Grow Cabinets 561 Smokus Focus 58 I VaePlume 58 I Wormganic Worm Castings 60 I Forged K9 60 I Ethanol Extraction 60 I Radicle Bags 64 MORE THAN MARIJUANA An inside look at three business models along the West Coast that use amenities , attractions and even other businesses to stand apart. 96 HEMP LAWSUITS The DEA has been accused of overstepping its authority on hemp and hemp-related products. 104 READ ALL ABOUT IT! Cannabis is big business and book publishers want to cash in on the sudden thirst for knowledge. 112 CALIFORNIA BRANDING Lawyer Matthew Swanlund explains the branding and trade mark challenges faced by California marijuana companies. 146 B CORPS How socially conscious inve st ing can help move the cannabis industry forward. CULTIVATION 118 I The Grow-Off 124 I Light Diffusion BEST PRACTICES 128 I Blunts and Spliffs 130 I Trademark Tips 134 I Investment Opportunities 140 I Insurance 150 LEGAL PAGES • Over-regulated markets create possibility of 'clustering . ' • Medical marijuana use and workplace laws. • The importance of carrying the mandatory levels of insurance . • Employee handbook guidelines. OPINIONS 18 I Message from the Publisher 22 I Letter to the Editor 30 I Quick Hits