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KOLAS Explains Why Seniors Are One Of Today’s Fastest-Growing Group Of Cannabis Users

Once heavily stigmatized, cannabis use has reportedly inched its way towards normalization, thereby enticing users who never would have previously approached the plant. Interestingly, the most notable growth in usage numbers isn’t happening in young adults—it’s happening among those aged 65 and older. Sacramento cannabis chain KOLAS has noted firsthand the uptick in aged customers.


EyeRate Empowers Employees to Make Brands Stand Out

Local startup EyeRate is a data aggregation and incentive program that rewards employees for facilitating positive customer engagement online. EyeRate is now the leading customer interaction platform in the cannabis industry and partner with many of the top retail brands in the country including Sacramento based KOLAS group.


Cannabis Legalization Promises to Fuel a Post-COVID Economic Recovery

KOLAS CEO Garib Karapetyan discusses long-term solutions to the legalization of marijuana and other hemp derived products. Providing insight on how the legalization of cannabis is the answer to a post-pandemic economic recovery. When it comes to creating jobs, replenishing tax budgets, and reviving local economies, no sector offers quite as much promise as the budding cannabis industry.

Associated Press News

KOLAS Energy Joins Forces with Israeli High-Tech Company, Growor Inc.

KOLAS announces its partnership with an Israel-based biotechnology company that manufactures high-tech growing solutions for indoor cultivation. KOLAS Energy (a division of Sacramento-based KOLAS), and industry-leading Israeli software company Growor Inc. have unveiled their plans to develop a sustainable and efficient means to cultivate cannabis, hemp and ultimately, other agricultural plants.

mg Magazine

The Cannabis Industry Celebrates the Holiday Season by Helping Others

The year 2020 is coming to an end and a lot of us are saying, “Good riddance,” and “Don’t let the door hit you on the way out!” With so many fundamental changes to life as we knew it, the entire world is looking forward to 2021—with hope. Vape manufacturer Platinum Vape and its REACT Foundation will host several donation drives throughout the holidays, including food drives at six Kola’s Dispensaries located in Northern California, as well as Platinum’s corporate headquarters in San Diego.

Yahoo! Finance

Sacramento Cannabis Industry Association Announces $250,000 Grant Program Commitment

The Sacramento Cannabis Industry Association (SCIA), an organization dedicated to advancing and creating awareness around the many positive impacts the cannabis industry and its diverse participants have on the local communities in which they operate, today officially announced their Cannabis Cares Grant Program that will provide $250,000 in monetary and in-kind contributions to assist new dispensary license holders. SCIA also will provide consulting services during the City's RFQ and RFP process to applicants in need.


KOLAS Blumenfeld Rave Review

Kolas Blumenfeld is a wonderful dispensary conveniently located right off the Capital City Interstate 80 freeway in Sacramento, California. They have early hours for those on the go or seeking to avoid crowds, open every day from 7am to 9pm. This featured review showcases Kolas Blumenfeld's curbside pickup, recent renovations and upgrades, ADA compliant atmosphere and stellar customer service experience.

Yahoo! Finance

Kolas University Continues to Educate on Legal Cannabis

Kolas University announced today that since its inception in May of 2019 it has trained more than 270 people on the fundamentals of legal cannabis. The rigorous program is intended to educate an understanding of cannabis for those planning to work in the sector - ultimately seeking to remove its negative stigma and teaching about the positive impact cannabis can have in local communities.

The State Hornet

Wide Open Walls artists give Sacramento a burst of color

Despite a pandemic, Sacramento held its fifth annual Wide Open Walls this year, a project dedicated to larger-than-life murals painted throughout the city. Founder David Sobon received more than 400 artist applicants for this year’s event, which included both emerging and seasoned artists. This year 30 different artists were featured according to the Wide Open Walls website, most of which are local to Sacramento.

Sacramento Magazine

The Face of The Cannabis Industry

Sacramento Magazine presents “Faces of Sacramento” for 2020, a unique opportunity to show the faces behind some of the city’s notable businesses.

Medical Daily

More Seniors Exploring Cannabis Use

As of 2020, 33 states have legalized at least one form of cannabis; its use is spreading across all age ranges of adults. Several studies have shown surprisingly strong uptake by senior citizens across the country, increasing each year. As many as 1 in 20 senior citizens in America are exploring marijuana products. Let's take a look at how they’re using them and why.

Comstock's Magazine

The Cannabis Recession Test

This economic collapse offers the first trial of how the legal recreational weed industry performs in a downturn. In an economy that’s been on the downturn since mid-March, not many Sacramento businesses can report a spring of sunny sales numbers. Two cannabis companies that Jeffrey Dillon co-owns — Stillworx Cannabis Refinery and Condorz, a distributor — are among the few.

Sacramento News & Review

Ready to launch?

Sacramento is one of several California municipalities promoting social equity in the legal cannabis industry. Money and privilege are still viewed as two vehicles that allow certain businesses to thrive and build market share in this projected new industrial boom. The city is working to diminish barriers for individuals who traditionally have lacked both.

Dope Magazine

Sacramento Shop Puts Veterans and Community First

“We want to affect change,” says Dennis Luong, marketing director at Kolas. Passionate, driven and working toward bettering community, Kolas keep active in local programs such as joining the Cannabis Cares Program in setting a goal to raise $100,000 toward the Sacramento homeless initiative.

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