Eric Pope

Marijuana Breathalyzer Company Raises $8.1M

Hound Labs Raises $8.1m For Their Marijuana Breathalyzer Technology The original breathalyzer for testing blood alcohol content dates back over 75 years. The first breathalyzer was trademarked in 1954 and then brought to market for law enforcement. Breathalyzers come in all shapes and sizes now. It’s easy for law enforcement to perform a quick field sobriety test to see if drivers are too intoxicated to drive.  Regular people can now

Former Paypal Exec Joins Cannabis Startup With Philly Ties

Dave Peck Joins KIND Financial PayPal’s former head of social and digital marketing has joined a financial services startup in the Cannabis industry that has ties to Philadelphia. KIND offers a suite of financial and regulatory compliance products that help the Cannabis industry from “seed to sale”. The Cannabis industry is rising as fast, if not faster, than the smartphone industry did, just ten years ago. The tricky part though

High Performance Beverage Entering Hemp Performance Business

Premium Energy Beverage Company, High Performance Beverage, To Produce Hemp Protein Sports Drinks High Performance Beverage is a premium performance drink company that top tier athletes rave about. Their premium beverages, have far more benefits than their competitors like Red Bull, Monster and Full Throttle. After removing the fillers from most of those drinks, consumers are left with not much more than caffeine and sugar water. High Performance Beverage’s sports

Shop Is The Cannabis Industry's New E-Commerce Platform

Baker Launches “Shop” The Cannabis Industry’s First White Labeled E-Commerce Platform Baker – the leading marketing automation platform for marijuana dispensaries and brands – today announced the launch of Shop, the most advanced cannabis-specific e-commerce platform in North America. Shop brings dispensaries and brands the online commerce capabilities that every other industry has come to rely upon. Shop, “the Shopify for Cannabis”, provides dispensaries with a secure, branded, conversion-oriented e-commerce

American Cannabis Consumers Aren't Who You Think They Are

New Poll Reveals Pot Stereotypes Are Just That, Stereotypes. With 420 a hot topic this week, premium digital media and lifestyle brand Civilized and PSB have released the findings from their annual cannabis culture poll – uncovering fascinating findings and debunking outdated stereotypes about cannabis consumers and lifestyle. Civilized, in partnership with PSB of Washington, D.C., conducted online interviews with 1,600 North American adults to explore views on cannabis and

Oregon Passes Law To Protect Residents From Trump Administration

Oregon Marijuana Merchants Must Discard Customer Information While marijuana is still illegal at a federal level, two dozen states have passed statewide laws allowing medicinal, or recreational use, and in some cases both. What this means, is that if you live in a “legal” state, the federal government could still be a problem down the road. Recently, President Trump’s administration has said it may ramp up enforcement of federal laws

Cannabis Startup Leaflink Raises $3 Million Dollar Seed Round

New York Cannabis Startup Leaflink Raises $3 Seed Round There’s something cliche about a marijuana startup announcing a “seed” round. For those new to the whole startup world, the seed round is the first round of funding usually consisting of an angel investor or angel network, friends, and family. On Monday, Alleywatch.com reported that the New York based startup, Leaflink raised a $3 million dollar seed round. The funding round

CannDoo Is Your Cannabis Infused Silica Rich Compost

CannDoo Converts Cannabis By Product Into A Silica Rich Compost Orlando based entrepreneur and gardener Toni Peck has created a product that will help any gardener. Her company, CannDoo is a patent pending method of producing compost that reduces the need for fertilizers and pesticides. Part of that compost is the legal byproducts of Cannabis. Peck has done a lot of research and analyzed the investment that Scotts Miracle Gro,

BREAKING! Georgia Senate Passes Marijuana Bill

Georgia’s Medical Marijuana Bill Expands To Cover Six Conditions State Senators in Georgia have sent a bill to Governor Nathan Deal’s desk. A revision to Georgia state Senate Bill 16, a medical marijuana bill, was approved 45 to 6, broadening the scope of conditions allowed to be treated with marijuana in the state. The six new conditions are allowed to be treated with a limited form of cannabis oil. The

These Are The 10 Startups In The Spring Canopy Boulder Cohort

Canopy Boulder Invests In 10 More Marijuana Related Startups Canopy Boulder, the premiere marijuana startup incubator, launched it’s sixth cohort of startups last month. The accelerator program has now invested in it’s 60th business. Canopy operates like a traditional cohort based technology startup accelerator. Each startup receives seed funding. In this case it’s $30,000. They then go through a 16 week entrepreneurial bootcamp that emphasizes business development, product development, market