The Cards That Keep On Giving

Gift Cards Are Now Available! The holidays have arrived, and what better time to buy gifts than now? The Farms are now selling gift cards at all Farms locations! Get that special someone a $25, $50, or $100 gift card redeemable at any Farms location. If that’s not enough of a stocking stuffer, ask your Budtender about our wide variety of products. After you receive your gift card, scratch off the PIN and check the Read more…

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Marijuana Legalization: Midterm Results

With the conclusion of the midterm elections, marijuana has become legalized in two new states – Maryland and Missouri. Even in states that didn’t pass, marijuana legislation saw support consistently over 40% showcasing the growing support for legalization nationwide. Marijuana ballot initiatives have now been responsible for legalized adult-use cannabis in 14 of the 21 states that permit it, serving as a workaround for more conservative-led state governments. Decriminalization of marijuana has also been passed Read more…

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California Governor Wants The State’s Marijuana Farmers To ‘Legally Supply The Rest Of The Nation’

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) wants to see marijuana federally legalized so that his state’s cannabis farmers can “legally supply the rest of the nation.” The governor first shared these remarks at the Oakland International Film Festival, where he was featured in the new documentary – American Pot Story: Oaksterdam. California has the ideal climate for cultivation that could quickly help meet the demand in other states, which makes interstate marijuana commerce lucrative for California. Read more…

ENDING MARIJUANA PROHIBITION WOULD SOLVE THE ‘TWIN CRISIS’

Banning Marijuana on a federal level has led to a “Twin crisis” of cannabis criminalization and a lack of access to the banking system for marijuana businesses. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) released a video in late September where he stressed the consequences of the policy disconnect and emphasized the need to enact reforms. In the video, he describes the banking issue in terms of equity implications, explaining how small business owners have struggled to compete Read more…

BIDEN PARDONS FEDERAL OFFENSES OF MARIJUANA

Biden fulfills a campaign pledge and begins the process of potentially loosening the federal classification of the drug. Biden, on Oct. 6, pardoned all prior federal offenses of simple marijuana possession, a move that will affect thousands of Americans charged with that crime. This announcement comes a month ahead of the November elections that will determine the control of Congress. During the announcement, Biden also encouraged governors to take similar steps to pardon state simple Read more…

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MISSION NURSERIES ACQUISITION TO EXPAND KVC LINEUP

Kolaboration Ventures has just acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of Mission Nurseries Inc, creating a transformational deal. This acquisition combines best-in-class wholesale, retail, manufacturing, and cultivation operations with an expanded product line-up that customers love in the largest cannabis market in the U.S. At KVC Enjoythefarm.com retail locations, Mission brand products lead the market share in every category they compete in. These top-quality products include Canna-Lean, MyBlueDove, Don Primo, White Widow, Black Read more…

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STOPPING THC TESTING COULD HELP LABOR DISPUTES

The US Railroad worker’s strike is in limbo as deals are being made between the unions, companies, and the government. This conflict sets the stage for congressmen to address the broader need for reform in the workplace. One of which is to stop THC testing mandates for marijuana. Now, workers are disqualified from working or can be fired if they’ve used marijuana anytime in the past six weeks, even if they are not under the Read more…

BIG STEPS FOR CALIFORNIA CANNABIS LEGISLATION

Negative stigma has surrounded the cannabis industry for years, with many consumers still believing the false misconceptions fueled by the war on drugs propaganda. However, these myths are slowly fading. With new studies and data being released on the positive effects of medical and recreational cannabis, consumers are getting more and more comfortable bringing the product into their everyday lives. California is looking to help reduce this negative stigma by passing pro-cannabis legislation that protects Read more…

Antioch Chamber Launches Small Business Investment Center

On Monday, the Antioch Chamber of Commerce launched its Small Business Investment Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Chamber aims to reach 100 Contra Costa County residents/entrepreneurs seeking business ownership with their three-year pilot program. The program was made possible through a community partnership between the Chamber of Commerce, CoCo Farms (funder), and Travis Credit Union. According to Daniel H. Sohn, Chamber President, and CEO, to qualify, a business must meet three requirements which include: Read more…

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Corporation and Pacific Reserve Nursery Merger Brings Big Opportunity

Kolaboration Ventures Corporation (KVC) is proud to announce the addition of Pacific Reserve Nursery’s cultivation, packaging, wholesale operations, and state-of-the-art light-assist facility. This merger further expands KVC’s depth of products from shelf-ready flowers to manufactured biomass that powers a family of brands for its retail shelves and statewide distribution in over 300 dispensaries. Pacific Reserve’s expertise in cultivating AAA-grade cannabis helps keep KVC’s high-grade products affordable for consumers. Merging with Pacific Reserve Nursery allows KVC Read more…