Pot Politics: US Politicians are finally coming to the table on cannabis

  The times they are a changin’ - in the political landscape that envelopes cannabis and hemp policy, the times are a changin’ on a daily basis. Be it the rescinding of the Cole memo by Attorney General Jeff Sessions or a dismal industry report from the OC Register, the news has not been [...]

2018-05-14T13:05:36+00:00By |

Can Cannabis Legitimately Aid Us with Our Major Health Ailments?

  Though swinging in the right direction as of late, the federal government is still in limbo about cannabis. However, the majority of states have spoken. Twenty-nine states have now legalized marijuana for medical use, and it is undoubtedly coming out from the shadows. Still, there’s a lot to learn about the plant and there’s [...]

2018-04-24T08:24:39+00:00By |

Cannabis in the News week of March 26, 2018

Here’s what’s catching our eye in cannabis news this week: Sonoma and Yolo Counties have joined San Francisco and San Diego in working to help low-level cannabis offenders clear their records, with thousands already done across multiple counties. Many more could we close, especially if a new bill proposed by Assemblyman [...]

2018-03-30T17:03:31+00:00By |

Movers & Shakers: Female Execs in Cannabis that Inspire the Big Rock Family

The cannabis industry is heating up and many are saying 2018 will be the year it takes over on a much broader national level. Big Rock is proud to partner with many talented founders and CEOs that that are pioneering this space, both through personal entrepreneurial endeavors or as lawyers [...]

2018-01-31T16:37:30+00:00By |

Big Rock and portfolio company, Octavia Wellness, featured in New York Times: California Marijuana Start-Ups, Shut Out From Banks, Turn to Private Backing

Big Rock and portfolio company, Octavia Wellness, were honored to be sources of knowledge for Juile Weed's most recent article for the New York Times - California Marijuana Start-Ups, Shut Out From Banks, Turn to Private Backing. Read the full article here - https://nyti.ms/2E0O6iu

2018-01-03T16:43:53+00:00By |

Everyone is Watching the California Cannabis Industry: What Needs to Change Now for Us to Get it Right

In October 2017 Napa and Sonoma counties were devastated by the Tubbs fires, which left 42 people dead, and scorched more than 8,400 structures. The inferno has dealt the California cannabis industry a particularly savage blow, one which is being compounded by new state regulations ushering in an era of [...]

2017-12-30T16:46:26+00:00By |