After decades of producing flower, Sushanta Parikh built a cult following among cannabis connoisseurs in California and Washington with the award-winning Dabstract brand, which has branched out from the popular forms of concentrates — such as oil for vaporizers and shatter — and helped popularize new trends like crystalline and live resin. Unlike most cannabis companies that rely on securing licenses and building their own facilities to expand into other markets, UCG’s main channels of business are licensing its intellectual property — either the Dabstract brand or its manufacturing processes — and, in the right situations, as operational partners.
Dabstract, an award-winning recreational cannabis extract brand, is expanding across the country with a launch date in Michigan slated for February 1.
Eli Korer, UCG's Chief Legal Officer, will join a webinar panel of industry experts Wednesday to discuss the future of cannabis and strategies necessary for success in a reality altered by COVID-19.
As you exhale those tasty terpenes from your last dab or vape pen hit, do you ever wonder: How did some genius turn a green plant into a beautiful golden oil? The following is an attempt to explain this cannabis complexity in the most basic terms possible.
Because of their ability to create heated and pressurized environments with pinpoint accuracy, vacuum ovens have long been a staple in the medical, tech and aerospace industries to remove toxic chemicals from medicines, cure circuit boards and simulate the vacuum of space.
Union Cannabis Group Inc (UCG), a leading manufacturing and consulting company in the cannabis industry, recently expanded its advisory board with the addition of Adam E. Robins, an expert in the food and confectionery manufacturing and venture capital industries. UCG sees Robins as a strategic addition to their team at this time, as the consumer product goods (CPG) market is on the verge of widescale adoption of cannabinoid infusion in products.
Dabstract continued its legacy of excellence at the 2019 Hempfest Cannabis Cup in Seattle, claiming first-place with their Orange Zkittlez Live Resin Pax Pod in the Vape Pens and Cartridges category. This is one of the most competitive categories, as it is one of the largest volume SKUs in the recreational cannabis market.
Big Law Business
Santa Rosa, Calif.-based Union Cannabis Group Inc. announced Dec. 1 its hire of Eli Korer, a former a corporate associate at Barnes & Thornburg in Chicago, as its first chief legal officer. Korer’s hire came as Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker installed former state senator and attorney Toi Hutchinson as his new recreational “pot czar,” a regulatory role that will reportedly pay her $220,000 per year.