“There’s big opportunity to be the next Google of the cannabis industry,” said Carter Laren, co-founder of Gateway, a year-old Oakland accelerator focused on cannabis startups. Some Bay Area startups, such as San Francisco-based Octavia Wellness, are making it easier for seniors to access medical marijuana. The company operates much like Avon, but instead of selling cosmetics to their friends, Octavia’s representatives make a commission selling marijuana products.
by Marisa Kendall, Bay Area News Group
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