Though there has been much talk about a cannabis-detecting breathalyzer over the past 10 months, the state of Colorado just took the first serious steps toward making it a reality by awarding a quarter-million dollar grant to Lifeloc Technologies in Wheat Ridge, CO.
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A spat of articles on the dangers of marijuana have been published in recent weeks, castigating the plant in numerous ways with information that is as misleading as it is non-scientific. Read here for a summary of what the original report said and what it means.
On a recent trip to Colorado, the Poseidon team had a chance to visit with a local hemp farmer and see a crop right before harvest. We have long been big fans of hemp and believe in the hearty crop as a resource to improve our farming and bring a more sustainable resource to the US. The visit only increased our enthusiasm.
Last weekend, a small group of successful cannabis entrepreneurs, interested investors, and journalists gathered in Denver for a first-of-its-kind event-- the Marijuana Tech Startup Competition. The event was a pitch fest for about a dozen startups trying to get their cannabis related businesses off the ground. An exciting event in which Emily of Poseidon Asset Management took part as a judge, the results were both enlightening and interesting. Check out our full review here.
Poseidon took part in judging MassRoots' Marijuana Tech Startup Competition last weekend. Being the first event of its kind, the media was on top of it, and Emily Paxhia, Co-Founder, was featured in a NBC News story covering the event. Watch the video here.