Tag Archives: Electrum Partners

American Green Inc. Buys California Town to Build Pot-Friendly Outpost

American Green Inc. Buys California Town to Build Pot-Friendly Outpost

American Green Inc. Buys California Town to Build Pot-Friendly Outpost

American Green Inc., a maker of cannabis products, is taking an unusual step to attract new customers as it capitalizes on California legalizing marijuana: It’s buying an entire town.

cannabis hemp association

Cannabis and Hemp Association Launches Albany (NY) Chapter

NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Cannabis and Hemp Association —New York City’s leading voice for cannabis and hemp advocacy and industry—opens its first chapter outside of the five boroughs, in Albany, NY, on Thursday, October 6, 2016, from 7-9 p.m., at Overit Studios at 435 New Scotland Ave in Albany.


Leslie Bocskor Named ArcView’s ‘Outstanding Member’ of the Year

The ArcView Group, one of the best known investment groups focusing on marijuana investments in the United States, has named Leslie Bocskor, the CEO of Electrum Partners as its “Outstanding Investor Member” of 2015.

New California Regulations

Analysis: The New California Medical Marijuana Regulations

It is hard to underestimate the impact of the passage of Assembly Bill 243, Assembly Bill 266 and Senate Bill 643, the new troika of legislative efforts which finally creates the first regulatory framework for the state medical industry since it technically became legal in 1996.


Ahead of the Curve: Could Vermont’s Legislature Legalize Recreational Cannabis?

When it comes to all things cannabis, there have been a couple of surprises of late on the East Coast, despite or perhaps because of the prevailing winds of regulation and legalization in California.

Maryland Market

State Market Analysis: Is the Maryland Market the ‘Next Big Thing’?

While enormous fanfare currently surrounds hot and developing marijuana markets already in play, like Oregon, Nevada, New York and California, East-coaster Maryland has begun to come into its own a bit more quietly.

day 2

Marijuana Investor Summit Recap: Day 2

As the crowds die down and the tourists begin to dwindle in Denver, the power players of the marijuana industry have been working hard at the Marijuana Investor Summit, networking, educating, and building a better industry. Even though day one was massively successful, day two had no trouble exceeding expectations in both breadth and scope.


CannaPitch Setting Stage for Marijuana Entrepreneurs and Investors

The pitch meeting is perhaps one of the most intriguing environments for private investments to take place because it forces creators to face kings of capital, where an array of interpersonal interactions can make or break a deal.


Medical Pot Will Survive the Recreational Onslaught

As a state embraces recreational marijuana, is the prescription-driven medical marijuana industry destined to wither and die? Or does the medical marijuana industry have its own distinct role to play, in a way that may give the host state two parallel but distinct markets for years to come?