Can Tech Transform the Cannabis Industry?  Written by Emily Price     Published on May 21, 2018  It’s a sunny Saturday afternoon in San Francisco and the Mission’s Dolores Park is packed with locals enjoying picnics, a few beers and a joint (or two). The start-up hub has always been known for its adoration for the recreational drug, but since California legalized it earlier this year the culture has shifted. Today, at this park and all the way down the coast, it is evident that cannabis fans are trading in their rolled joints for vaporizers and other modern smoking contraptions.

Can Tech Transform the Cannabis Industry?

Written by Emily Price

 

Published on May 21, 2018

It’s a sunny Saturday afternoon in San Francisco and the Mission’s Dolores Park is packed with locals enjoying picnics, a few beers and a joint (or two). The start-up hub has always been known for its adoration for the recreational drug, but since California legalized it earlier this year the culture has shifted. Today, at this park and all the way down the coast, it is evident that cannabis fans are trading in their rolled joints for vaporizers and other modern smoking contraptions.

 Cannabis is having its 'smartphone' moment  Written by James Trew     Published on April 20th 2018  Since cannabis culture started embracing technology, there has been the natural split between purists and progressives -- it's vinyl versus digital all over again. But, like MP3s and ebooks caused their respective industries a headache, they also democratized their enjoyment. Now, there's a new wave of consumer that thinks  digital is best ,  apps are better  and sure, throw in some fancy LEDs for good measure. That is to say, that much like some people only know a phone with apps and a camera, soon a whole generation of weed consumers won't know what to do with a grinder and papers.

Cannabis is having its 'smartphone' moment

Written by James Trew

 

Published on April 20th 2018

Since cannabis culture started embracing technology, there has been the natural split between purists and progressives -- it's vinyl versus digital all over again. But, like MP3s and ebooks caused their respective industries a headache, they also democratized their enjoyment. Now, there's a new wave of consumer that thinks digital is bestapps are better and sure, throw in some fancy LEDs for good measure. That is to say, that much like some people only know a phone with apps and a camera, soon a whole generation of weed consumers won't know what to do with a grinder and papers.

  Forbes :  Thievery Corporation Are The Latest Musicians To Get Into The Weed Business   Thievery Corporation are the latest musicians to join the cannabis industry. The electronic music duo – Rob Garza and Eric Hilton – are partnering with vaporizer brand Pax and the cannabis extract producers Blue River for their latest album, Treasures for the Temple. The album and cannabis products both drop on – you guessed it – 4/20.

Forbes: Thievery Corporation Are The Latest Musicians To Get Into The Weed Business

Thievery Corporation are the latest musicians to join the cannabis industry. The electronic music duo – Rob Garza and Eric Hilton – are partnering with vaporizer brand Pax and the cannabis extract producers Blue River for their latest album, Treasures for the Temple. The album and cannabis products both drop on – you guessed it – 4/20.


  To Brew Dank, Resinous Beer, Local Brewers Turn to Pot:      And it’s generating a buzz — without actually getting anyone high    California breweries testing the boundaries of beer are turning to pot, but not in an effort to get their customers crossfaded (that heady mix of high and drunk). Instead, brewers like San Francisco’s Local Brewing Co. are incorporating marijuana’s pungent aroma — without its psychoactive properties — into their beer through cannabis terpenes.

To Brew Dank, Resinous Beer, Local Brewers Turn to Pot: And it’s generating a buzz — without actually getting anyone high

California breweries testing the boundaries of beer are turning to pot, but not in an effort to get their customers crossfaded (that heady mix of high and drunk). Instead, brewers like San Francisco’s Local Brewing Co. are incorporating marijuana’s pungent aroma — without its psychoactive properties — into their beer through cannabis terpenes.

  VICELAND:   MOLECULAR MARIJUANA   Abdullah learns how to make weed wine and invites chef Marcel Vigneron to prepare cannabutter-basted beef cheek, weed-smoked tuna, and potleaf juice dippin dots.

VICELAND: MOLECULAR MARIJUANA

Abdullah learns how to make weed wine and invites chef Marcel Vigneron to prepare cannabutter-basted beef cheek, weed-smoked tuna, and potleaf juice dippin dots.


  DOPE Magazine Interview with Tony Verzura: Blue River Terpenes   Everyone’s talking about terpenes, and Blue River is the first company offering “terps” purely derived from cannabis. What can you tell us about terpenes?

DOPE Magazine Interview with Tony Verzura: Blue River Terpenes

Everyone’s talking about terpenes, and Blue River is the first company offering “terps” purely derived from cannabis. What can you tell us about terpenes?