Licensing Crunch Time

If you are not already aware the California Bureau of Cannabis Control released the new adopted regulations governing cannabis business licensing several weeks ago ( https://cannabis.ca.gov/cannabis-regulations/ ). This means no more temporary interim rules are any longer in effect and no more temporary licenses will be granted or renewed. Go to the bureau site per […]

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Adventures at Emerald Cup

Emerald Cup 2018 was quite the show! This year was the first Emerald Cup Event to take place in the now legal state regulated cannabis market.  Many Kush Marketplace partner cultivators were there with booths, and Cup entries taking full advantage of the priceless farm to retail end user relations and open market cannabis sales […]

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Innovation in The Industry

The average size of a Costco warehouse in the US is roughly 150,000 square feet. You could spend an afternoon shopping and still cover only half of the store. Now think about how big 500,000 square feet is, that’s the size of the monstrosity of a greenhouse going up in the Palm Desert. Roughly two-thirds […]

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Next Stop Vegas

The Kush tour has spanned 1200 miles across the west coast. We started our long drive from Seattle on October 29th, and today we make our final stretch south to Cathedral City. Along the way, we’ve had the opportunity to meet with many of the users on our platform and get an inside look at […]

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The Kush Tour – The Emerald Triangle

Some of these farmers have it all figured out. They say that the buds grown in Northern California between Humboldt, Mendocino, and Trinity is some of the best in the world. Driving up the winding roads you can spot hoop houses peeking out of the trees in every direction. What makes the bud out here […]

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A Different Option

The California Legal Market continues to fluctuate rapidly and now with a current glut of flower availability farmers are finding it difficult to move their top buds at fair prices. This is only the beginning now that Croptober is here. Huge canopies of top quality outdoor harvests are coming down and will start hitting the […]

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CBD Extracts: A look at Isolate and Distillate

CBD isolate and distillate have become increasingly popular throughout the hemp and cannabis industry. These versatile hemp extracts are the most commonly used when it comes to manufactured goods for personal consumption such as topicals, edibles and vapes.  Extracts are what give a majority of products on the market their great cannabinoid profiles. While these […]

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The Trim Game

Trim, currently one of the hottest items on the Market in California to date is truly becoming a commodity. All of the large Cache stockpiles from past years are now gone and farmers can’t trim their new crops fast enough to try and meet the demand. Manufacturing companies are buying up every bit they can […]

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QA Testing in CA

Recently the Marketplace has had an uptick in inquiries from those of you seeking guidance for best testing practices. If you are a cultivator don’t bother with a full compliance test on your products as they will be fully tested by the Distribution Center pushing your products to retail. Cultivators should, however, conduct what is […]

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10,000 lbs of Trim up in Smoke

Recently the Marketplace has been approached by multiple characters claiming to have access to hundreds of thousands of pounds of trim.  After showing proof of funds from serious Marketplace buyers for a couple 10,000 lb deals, the funny business began. The first seller began asking for ridiculous things like writing down codes on sticky notes […]

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