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  1. Ron Strider

    The Game Changer For Paragon And The Cannabis Industry

    Jayceon Terrell Taylor, better known as The Game in rap circles, has affirmed his belief in the positive properties of cannabis by joining a blockchain technology company called Paragon. Paragon, led by former Miss Iowa Jessica Versteeg, is looking to standardize and regulate the cannabis...
  2. Ron Strider

    Revolutionizing The Cannabis Industry With Blockchain Technology

    While Cannabis legalization gains more traction, it is being slowed by an economic ecosystem that is still shrouded in black market practices as a fragmented industry. Paragon hopes that Blockchain can be the answer as they look to create a transparent, standardized, and regulated ecosystem for...
  3. Ron Strider

    Paragon Aiming At Mainstreaming Cannabis Industry

    The cannabis industry, and the digital currency and Blockchain boom, are in very similar spaces at the moment in terms of their global adoption. Many are sceptical of both, as there's a lot of stigma attached to both, but Paragon hopes to take the best of these worlds by combining the...
  4. K

    Blockchain Startups Are Hoping To Fix The Cannabis Industry's Banking Problem

    There's nothing like federal law to make even the most legitimate business operators in the cannabis industry feel like a bunch of drug dealers. While the nearly $7 billion weed industry is growing, the conflict between federal marijuana prohibition and state laws authorizing medical and...
  5. K

    Would Bitcoin Help The Cannabis Industry?

    I receive the question all the time: can Bitcoin bring something to the table when it comes to cannabis transactions? While many technologists claim this is a very real possibility, the current answer to this is a very strong 'no.' This might change in coming months and years, but, for now...