Even though California legalized cannabis for adult use this year, the cannabis industry still faces unique challenges, one of which is finding an office space. Landlords view cannabis as a risk so they are hesitant to rent to cannabis companies and if they do decide to rent to a cannabis brand, they charge a much higher rent. Enter Paragon Space: The World’s First Cannabis Coworking Space.
In August, I had the pleasure of hosting Constellations: Past, Present, and Future, an event curated by women for women of the cannabis industry. Centered around community and self-care, our afternoon included tarot readings, massage, cannabis beauty products, workshops, demos, music, an essential oil bar, and sound bath.
Last night Swallow attended the 2017 Dope Industry Awards (DIAs) and celebrated a nomination for Best Cannabis Tech Product Company. We made it beyond the nomination round into the final voting round as one of the top four candidates. We ultimately lost to Weedmaps, but were honored to be considered against the biggest cannabis tech company in the world. We had a great time and enjoyed seeing our peers get recognition for all of their hard work in this industry. Continue reading “Swallow Gets Honored at the 2017 Dope Industry Awards”