Shahein Nadjafi

What are the Methods for Extraction and Refinement?

Looking for a basic understanding of popular methods for cannabis extraction? We’ve got you covered. Often times differences in final products that come from the extraction method are slight. By the time the concentrate is refined those differences may not even apply to your use case. On the other hand, if you have down-stream sales …

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Contracts ‘Beta’

Have you ever signed up for a subscription service that sends you something like shaving cream, or socks delivered to your door on a regular basis? Check Out The Contracts Feature As a part of a huge push we’re making to streamline the platform, we’ve launched a system that will allow users to post and …

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Category 3 Testing for Dummies

Phase III cannabis testing screens for arsenic, lead, mercury, and cadmium content in the tested product. These heavy metals are often found in raw materials, and tend to concentrate even further with refined products. Understanding where these contaminants come from could shield you and your investments from major problems down the line. Heavy metals are …

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Trusted Vendor Program (CA): 2019 Update

Big changes to the Kush Marketplace Trusted Vendor program in 2019. Buyers can now count on all ‘Trusted’ vendors as fully vetted companies who have established track records of smooth completed transactions over the Marketplace. When it comes to cars, boats, homes, or any big purchase, you’ll want to buy from a credible place. You …

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Branding Basics

Your brand identity should be as much a part of your business model as the product that you sell. Consider that your customer will correlate the quality of your branding and packaging with the quality of your material. If you’re marketing your material as a premium product, avoid making moves that would devalue your product. …

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New Year, New Weed

The first year of legal cannabis in California has come to a close and here we are in 2019. Coming into the new year the BCC has proposed their new permanent regulations which will be adopted very shortly. All licensees who have followed the rules will soon be converted from temporary licenses to permanent bringing …

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Final Proposed Regulations

The BCC has released their final proposed regulations outlining how business will be conducted in the legal cannabis industry. While these changes have not yet taken effect, now is the time to start preparing. Let’s go over some of the major changes that permanent license holders should be aware of. § 5048. Track and Trace …

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Best Practices For Conducting Transactions

Conducting successful transactions in the legal market requires the same care and attention that you give your plants during the growth cycle. It is important to stay organized during the entire seed to sale process. There should be a standard quality assurance procedure that takes place before anything leaves a cultivator’s premises and for intake where applicable. Here are …

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THC Distillate: Pulling Gold From Soil

THC distillate is one of the wonders of the rapidly emerging cannabis industry. It is the most pure and potent form of THC that is available market wide, and its applications are limitless. Seasoned smokers can purchase the oil alone with purity approaching 99% THC content for dabs just like any other concentrate. What sets THC distillate apart is that this sticky …

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Standing out in the California Marketplace

Since Croptober the California marketplace has seen a major uptick in activity from users who are listing their products. The market is saturated with bud and if you want to move units, you’ll need to think about how to stand out.  The most obvious way to make sure you get eyes on your product would be to …

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