The Cannabis Media Lab is a start-up accelerator that provides socially responsible cannabis entrepreneurs with specialized media-focused skills and resources. These industry specific skills enable local businesses to effectively deliver their unique messages to the media marketplace — and to the cannabis sector at large.


The Lab is a partnership among three organizations.

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Our six-week training program focuses on business development, with a concentration on media strategy, storytelling, and brand marketing.

Training is provided by industry-leading experts who bring decades of experience teaching companies to leverage the power of strategic communications to make their businesses stand out in a crowded marketplace.

Upon completing the program, participants will have the opportunity to showcase their companies in front of leading cannabis industry journalists, investors, community advocates and business executives.

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