It’s Friday night and I’m at church getting stoned. Around me, congregants of all ages are pulling colorful pipes and carefully rolled joints from their bags and pockets, lighting up and inhaling slowly, with purpose, before passing their paraphernalia down the pew.… Read More
Bang Holdings Corp. (OTCQB: BXNG), through its wholly owned subsidiary, Bang Digital Media, an ad-tech company that services the cannabis industry, today announced that Steve Berke, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, appeared live on “Watters’ World”, a nationally syndicated Fox News program, to discuss Attorney General Sessions’ recent comments relating to the recent legalization of cannabis.… Read More
For the International Church of Cannabis in Denver, there were three reasons to celebrate on Thursday.
First, it was opening day. The church, a more than century-old building recently adorned with brightly colored paintings by the artists Kenny Scharf and Okuda San Miguel, welcomed the public early in the afternoon, at which time no cannabis consumption was allowed inside.… Read More
Elevation Ministries — a Colorado-based religious org — announced the launch of the International Church of Cannabis, which will be a “spiritual home to adults who seek to become the best version of themselves” … with bud.… Read More
Real estate speculators stake out territories for what’s to come, infrastructure builders and lawyers queue up for business, investors jostle to get in on the ground floor, and tech startups seek ways to make a new industry run more efficiently.… Read More
Given Donald Trump’s business acumen, it is perhaps no surprise that the first items sold through Facebook by a bot come from one called “The Donald.”
Developed by marijuana firm Bang Holdings, the artificial intelligence (AI) personality, aptly named The Donald Bot, is apparently so realistic that some customers don’t even realize they are talking to a chatbot.… Read More
Advertising regulations on marijuana can be pretty restrictive and vary from state to state. Just as there are limitations for tobacco ads, there are also limitations how cannabis companies can advertise for their businesses.
For example, California allows medical marijuana to be advertised, but it has to contain a specific notice to consumers.… Read More
Ogilvy & Mather collaborated with food technologists at McCormick to launch two edible nail polish flavors for KFC Hong Kong (video above).
Today is April 20, also known as 420, also known as National Weed Day, and also known as National Pot Smoking Day.
If you don’t remember what you did today, we’ll assume you enjoyed the festivities.… Read More
In September of 2014, Steve Berke and his 4TwentyToday digital media crew piled into an RV and drove from Miami to the small town of Decatur, Texas. Looking to make a viral YouTube video to advocate for Florida’s (ultimately failed) Amendment 2 to legalize medical marijuana, Berke and his team found the original funhouse where John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John shot Grease’s “You’re The One That I Want” musical number.… Read More