Oakland-based company Harborside announced the completion of a $19.65M Series A funding, Harborside's third round of financing. Among the investors who have come back for more are Cresco Capital Partners, UJI Capital, and Quinsam Capital.
The funds arrive just months after Harborside's February reverse takeover of Canadian brand Lineage, a deal Harborside Chairman Emeritus Steve DeAngelo discussed on the WeedWeek podcast.
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The jury is out on how former Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher will go down in history. Many in 2019's legal weed game -- not to be confused with those who grew this puppy over decades, on the down-low -- will mainly only remember the representative's pioneering work in cannabis.
Those of us who live with the everyday specter of class and race divisions were still weighing the merits of Putin's so-called favorite Congressman, until this week when Rohrabacher announced that he's joining the board of social media company BudTrader.
Now we're wondering if maybe we should just smoke less weed.
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The Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation last week uploaded a social equity workshop video that portends to kick off what "Top" Cat Packer called "the city social equity program that should have always been" with "a realistic and real conversation."
The workshop marked the opening of the licensing program's eagerly anticipated third phase.
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Drinks containing CBD being are trendy, beverages with the stuff in them still haven't been easy to find. A bill making its way through Sacramento may change the gridlock and confusion brought on by the federal Food and Drug Administration.
Less than a decade ago, Kristen Yoder was a fresh-fased ambassador for the cannabis industry, working at a Venice dispensary. In 2019 she's the openly embittered host of the Canna B.S Detector podcast.
Let's give ourselves a round of applause, we members of this Differently Shady Kind of Industry, for burning though people like we burn through cash.
Want to stop coming off like someone who's standing on third base and thinks they've hit a triple? Get less half-assed about interrogating your privilege, like White Fragility author Robin DiAngelo. And if you ain't white tell a white friend.
Sequence is everything. Take your favorite album. Say it's Tapestry by Carole King. The precise order of the songs are what make the whole remarkable. Consumed in its designed order, a collection of bits gains a truth enhancement that only timing can enhance.
My point, if you've not gleaned it, is that a klatsch of white weed women, this time in Santa Rosa, are surviving. And that's relatively good news.
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Two teenagers were shot and one died in a Humboldt County street deal gone wrong. Tayvonne Latimer, 18, was killed and a 16-year old suspect is in custody.
The best way to contextualize the issues of the day is to learn your history. Crack a damn book sometime.
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