Author: Jessica Simm


February 22, 2017 / Cannabis on the Ballot

Yes on M, says LA Times

The Los Angeles Times has come out strongly in favor of Measure M on the March 7th ballot initiative. At SIVA, we wholeheartedly agree: Yes on M. The Times says it best: “[Measure M] would give the City […] Read more

February 14, 2017 / Cannabis in the News, Cannabis Laws, Cannabis on the Ballot, Home Slider

SIVA Cannabis Update: State-by-State

Here’s a lighting-quick summary of a mere fraction of recent cannabis legislative activity across the US: New Jersey: “N.J. migraine, chronic pain patients seek OK to use medical marijuana” New Mexico Read more

February 13, 2017 / Avis Bulbulyan, Cannabis Consulting, Cannabis in the News

“Preparing Your Business for Trump” – MJ Business Magazine, featuring Avis Bulbulyan

Cannabis business consultant and SIVA CEO Avis Bulbulyan is featured in the Feb. 2017 issue of Marijuana Business Magazine, "Preparing your Business for Drumpf":   "As the calendar flipped to 2017, marijuana execs Read more

February 1, 2017 / Avis Bulbulyan, Cannabis Business Tips, Cultivation

Cultivation Budget: Your Sharpest Tool Should Be Your Pencil

As cannabis growers know all too well, the cultivation budget process can be one of their biggest challenges. SIVA CEO Avis Bulbulyan has penned an important “Cannabis Economics 101” editorial in the ... Read more

January 19, 2017 / Cannabis Information

Got 5 minutes? Here’s Your Chance to be Counted!

Marijuana Business Daily has launched its 5th annual survey of executives and major investors in the cannabis space, which will help the company provide key market, financial and operational data for businesses and entrepreneurs. Executives from all […] Read more

January 19, 2017 / Cannabis in the News, medical marijuana

Pennsylvania Releases Medical Cannabis Grower/Processor and Dispensary Applications

As reported in Cannabis Business Executive, “On January 17th the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) released applications for medical cannabis grower/processor (G/P) and dispensary licenses.” Applicants in Pennsylvania had been aware of this schedule in late […] Read more

January 10, 2017 / Avis Bulbulyan, Cannabis Information, SIVA news

Bulbulyan Featured on National Cannabis Industry Association Home Page

The National Cannabis Industry Association is one of the cannabis industry’s most important organizations. Their work is critical in supporting the every day efforts of industry professionals, providing the ‘big picture’ perspective on jobs, safety, […] Read more

January 7, 2017 / Avis Bulbulyan, Cannabis in the News, Cannabis Information

READ: “A Look Ahead” featuring industry leaders Bulbulyan, Khalatbari, West, and Engleking

The January 2017 issue of Marijuana Business Magazine hit our desks today, and we were more than a little bit excited to see Avis Bulbulyan, our Founder & CEO, prominently featured in an article called […] Read more

December 30, 2016 / Cannabis in the News

Fake News and Urban Myths about Cannabis

Due to its surge in the recent US presidential election, the issue of Fake News has spread like wildfire. And Urban Myths about Cannabis are as old as Prohibition itself. So perhaps it’s no surprise […] Read more