California awards $15 million in cannabis social equity grants

Posted by - March 17, 2021

The funds are being distributed after the state previously gave out $40 million In an effort to reward the good work of all those cities that have opted for social equity programs, the state of California will be awarding a total of $15 million in grant money. A total of 10 cities and counties will

USDA to offer grant for “superior performing” hemp seeds

Posted by - January 15, 2021

The federal agency is going to provide funds to entities that can improve hemp The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) wants to find a better way to produce hemp. To help it achieve that goal, the federal agency announced this week that it is going to issue grant money to entities that can participate in

Minority grant program for cannabis entrepreneurs is mostly attracting females

Posted by - October 12, 2020

My Green Network is helping cannabis businesses get off the ground in California My Green Network announced the top 12 finalists of Green Quest 2020 today. Green Quest gives minority-controlled companies a chance to win a fully paid for California Type-S manufacturing license and sponsored membership to My Green Network’s facility in Orange County, California.

California plans $30-million grant program for social equity in the cannabis space

Posted by - April 22, 2020

The state hopes to provide better assistance to those who have typically been unable to become cannabis entrepreneurs A $30-million funding is coming to cannabis entrepreneurs in California who belong to the communities most negatively impacted by the war on drugs. The state’s Bureau of Cannabis Control and the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic

California researcher receives huge grant to study cannabis

Posted by - March 18, 2020

The NIH is giving $3.9 million for a research program directed at cannabis and pain Studies on the cannabis plant are starting to receive support from all kinds of source with new interests in finding out more scientific facts about cannabis and all its compounds. The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health at the

National Science Foundation awards grant for marijuana pesticide removal

Posted by - September 4, 2019

The controversial use of pesticides on marijuana crops could soon be a thing of the past One of the long-running concerns about marijuana consumption is how to ensure crops are properly kept pest-free while not risking consumers’ health. Pesticides are frowned upon because of how they can impact health and most legal states have introduced

Oregon marijuana group awards grants to startups

Posted by - January 23, 2019

NuLeaf awards $30,000 to two Portland African-American owned cannabis businesses The NuLeaf Project in Oregon has chosen two companies that will receive grants to operate in the cannabis space. The project, which is financed through Prosper Portland with tax revenue from the city, is an endeavor created to boost entrepreneurship in certain communities that have

NuLeaf Project to offer marijuana business grants in Oregon

Posted by - October 10, 2018

The program is designed to help underprivileged individuals become entrepreneurs A grant program set up in Oregon to help turn minorities into entrepreneurs is gaining traction. The NuLeaf Project is now accepting applications for grants in order to help individuals start there own business and also to better understand the industry. Helping their effort, the