Celeste Miranda is no newcomer to the marketing industry. About 12 years ago she founded a traditional marketing company, Miranda Marketing Lab, in San Luis Obispo, California. When a grow light company sought her out about five years ago to handle their marketing, she produced a very successful campaign for them. Obviously, many people use grow lights to grow cannabis, so from that campaign she became recognized in the cannabis industry. At that time that she founded The Cannabis Marketing Lab (TCML), as a division of Miranda Marketing Lab.
Up until recent marijuana has been a very conservative topic among the public. However, more countries are passing legislation to legalize it for medical and recreational use or to decriminalize it. More than 20 US states have legalized marijuana in one way or another but only five of them have regulated the substance for recreational use.
In the beautifully quiet, tree-covered hills of Monroe, Oregon, you can find the gates to Apollo Grown. The farm is nestled comfortably off the beaten path, where the pavement ends and the dirt does double duty, guiding visitors down and around washboard-laden twists and turns until eventually, you are greeted by the Pegasus.
As Chairperson of the Cannabis Chemistry Subdivision at the American Chemical Society and as President of EZ Chem Consultancy, Inc., the question I am asked most often is “what is the perfect solvent for extraction?” People are hoping to hear that the solvent they are using is perfect. However, there is no perfect solvent.
Astoria, Oregon, a small town caressed by the tides of the Pacific Ocean, sits at the mouth of the Columbia River. This Pacific Northwest gem is notable for its romantic scenery and beloved Megler Bridge. Just like in the rest of the Northwest, cannabis has spread its contagious energy into the roots of this town. In the shop windows of downtown Astoria a brightly-colored poster exclaims: What’s Legal?