Building Cannabis Brands with Justine Bastida of O...

I had the opportunity to sit down with Justine Bastida, the founder and CEO of OB Solutions, a cannabis consulting firm for cannabis brands and manufacturers. In this interview, we discuss Justine’s introduction into the cannabis industry and the plethora of issues she and her team solve for brands across the state of California.  Q:

digital cannabis payments
Digital Cannabis Payments with Ian Rassman of Chos...

I had the opportunity to sit down with Ian Rassman, the Deputy Director of LA NORML, Merchant Specialist at Chosen Payments, and a close member of the WebJoint family. In this interview, we talk about Ian’s experiences in the cannabis industry and where he thinks the future of cannabis payments will end up. Q: What

Cannabis Delivery Customer Expectations with Melis...

WebJoint had the opportunity to sit down with Melissa Stapley, the founder of MJ Hybrid Solutions. After discovering a need for cannabis employee training, Melissa combined her passion for sales training and cannabis education to develop the MJ Hybrid Training System. With her 12 years of corporate sales experience and 5 years of cannabis industry

Cannabis Regulations Overview
Cannabis Regulations in California and Elsewhere! ...

Cannabis regulations for cultivation, distribution, sale, and use has received a lot of attention in recent years, in most parts of the world. There is a shift in the mindset, acceptability, and general perception of the cannabis plant in recent years. Somehow, this has helped to demystify some of the long-held beliefs stemming from the

Social Equity Program in Los Angeles
What is Los Angeles’s Cannabis Social Equity...

LA’s Social Equity Program The explosion of cannabis and cbd marketplaces with increasing legalization led to the implementation of social equity programs to ensure communities that have been disproportionately affected by the War on Drugs have the opportunity to become stakeholders in the legal cannabis market. The enforcement of cannabis laws and its criminalization has

Connecting Cannabis - Pot Brothers at Law
Connecting Cannabis: Craig and Marc Wasserman (Pot...

On this episode of Connecting Cannabis, Craig and Marc Wasserman, Founders of Pot Brothers at Law, join Hilart “Art” Abrahamian (COO, WebJoint) for a conversation on the nation’s cannabis vaping epidemic, going viral with their “Shut the Fuck Up” campaign, and licensing/regulations in California’s market. The Pot Brothers at Law seemingly blew up overnight with

Connecting Cannabis: Aaron Riley (Cannasafe Testin...

Aaron Riley, Founder of Cannasafe, joins Hilart “Art” Abrahamian (COO, WebJoint) for a conversation on testing products in California. Cannasafe is one of the largest labs in the state have established themselves as one of the most trusted testing facilities carrying an ISO certification. Aaron answers questions regarding failed products that reach the market (and

Connecting Cannabis: Jeff Welsh (Cannabis Lawyer) ...

Cannabis Lawyer, founder of Frontera Law Group, and partner at Vicente Sedersberg, Jeff Welsh, joins WebJoint COO, Hilart “Art” Abrahamian, for an in-depth conversation on cannabis law.  The show’s topics include social equity, phase 3 applications, compliance violations, and even starting a cannabis brand without a license. There’s a lot of useful information in this

Cannabis Brands Team Building
The Employees that Drive Cannabis Brands with Forc...

WebJoint had the privilege of interviewing Josh Wand, Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ForceBrands. ForceBrands is a New York-based recruiting firm for cannabis brands of all sizes. HerbForce, the cannabis division of ForceBrands, connects cannabis companies with talented job-seekers who specialize in sales, marketing, finance, operations, and HR roles. HerbForce’s goal: to supply

Connecting Cannabis: Sonia Luna (Cannabis CPA) (Fu...

Cannabis CPA and founder of Aviva Spectrum, Sonia Luna, joins Hilart “Art” Abrahamian (COO, WebJoint) for a deep dive discussion about the complex financing policies that both cannabis deliveries and brands face. Luna covers topics like compliance costs (BCC), structuring a proper loyalty system, and the ever-changing cannabis tax(es).  View the full episode here: powered