*San Francisco – This week at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, entertainment icon, Snoop Dogg, and media entrepreneur, Ted Chung, launched Merry Jane, a premier media platform at the intersection of cannabis and pop culture.
Merry Jane represents the new reality of cannabis as part of our daily lives.
“Merry Jane aims to be the premier media destination for all things cannabis, much in the way ESPN is a go-to network for all things sports,” Ted Chung, co-founder of Merry Jane said.
“Merry Jane” offers an accessible perspective while maintaining an ininspirational platform. As the cannabis industry continues to grow, Merry Jane will be at the forefront of all cannabis related news, content, entertainment and pop culture.
“Merry Jane” backers include pioneering venture capital firm, Casa Verde Capital, LLC, making “Merry Jane” the firm’s first official investment.
The “Merry Jane” team has also partnered with key players in entertainment, media, and technology, including strategic advisor, Guy Oseary, and content partners like Seth Rogen, to help in building out a robust platform that will showcase the new face of the cannabis community.
“I’ve been a long-time, proud supporter of the marijuana movement.
After watching where the cannabis industry is headed, I wanted to create a platform that will take this movement further by creating a destination where people could find fresh content,” Snoop Dogg, co-founder of Merry Jane said. “Merry Jane” is a game-changing platform for pop culture. It’s a new frontier y’all!”
To optimize the experience for the official launch of the site in October, Merry Jane’s beta site, Merryjane.com is starting today to allow access to 420 users per day for those who sign-up.
Merry Jane will bring users content from all facets of the cannabis industry.
Editorial content will include original videos, such as Deflowered, a groundbreaking interview series that will profile innovative people as they enjoy cannabis and share conversation about new life experiences. Merry Jane will also include a cross-section of cultural and lifestyle features, along with the latest cannabis policy, business, and economic news.
The platform also includes an easily digestible, aesthetically pleasing overview of cannabis products and a location mapping service for dispensaries, which will seamlessly integrate into the variety of content that Merry Jane offers.
Watch the TechCrunch Disrupt live stream of the fireside chat with Snoop Dogg and Ted Chung as they unveil Merry Jane for the first time.[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MxkmIcpJrbI]
About Merry Jane
Merry Jane is a media platform at the crossroads of pop culture, business, politics, health, and the new generation of normalized, sophisticated cannabis culture for all. Through editorials, photos and original videos, Merry Jane highlights the best of cannabis culture while also offering vital, interactive tools to explore the new frontier of cannabis business.
Merry Jane. Cannabis. Culture. For All.