Videos & News Articles



Chocolate Bars Video

Chocolate Bars Video

Chocolate Bars Video

Chocolate Bars Video

Truffles-video

Green Rush Seminar Series

Edibles Safety

Canna Clauz

G FarmaLabs Pen How To







Posted Feb 3, 2017
How Successful Cannabis Entrepreneurs Start Their Day
Ata Gonzalez, G FarmaBrands: “Cannabis is an exhausting industry at the moment for those involved.
A regular week consists of working 18-hour days, seven days a week.
Read More



Posted Jan 10, 2017
Start 2017 on a High Note With Advice From Successful Cannabis Entrepreneurs
Ata Gonzalez, G Farma Brands: “My father taught me that in business you “don’t trust nobody.” That was always difficult for me to understand as I was growing up as I wanted to always trust people.
Read More



Posted Oct 22, 2016
23 Things These Successful Executives Do Every Day, No Matter What
Getting ahead in life and work is all about doing the right things, day in and day out. Read More



Posted May 23, 2016
Sprawling Marijuana Cultivation Facility Proposed in Riverside County Desert
The proposed compound would 102,000 square feet on a now-vacant seven-acre lot in Desert Hot Springs. Read More



Posted May 4, 2016
California likely to vote on marijuana legalization in November
A tech billionaire's plan to legalize recreational marijuana in California has taken a major step toward the November ballot. Read More



Posted April 22, 2016
What Marijuana Actually Does to Your Brain and Body
Marijuana. Pot. Weed. Whatever you call it, it's the most popular illegal drug in the world, gaining support for legalization for both medicinal and recreational purposes. But what does marijuana actually do to us? Read More



Posted
Marijuana Entrepreneur Needs Salespeople, 'Who Have Smoked Weed And Can Talk About Our Products'
Nicole Gonzalez spent her teenage summers working in the Dominican Republic and Central America where her grandfather owned tobacco fields. Cigar-making was a male-dominated industry but her strong-willed mother always told Nicole, "You better be big in this world." Read More



Posted Feb 8, 2016
5 Best Cannabis Chocolates to Give Your Stoner Valentine
Cannabis chocolatiers have been stepping up their game in legal cannabis states across the nation. With the goal of creating high-end, precisely dosed, elegant truffles and bons bons with little to no detectable cannabis taste Read More



Posted Jan 27, 2016
Expand or Die? Changing Edibles Landscape Creates Big Question for Smaller Companies
It took some time, but edibles manufacturers have finally figured out ways to expand beyond their home states and begin developing Read More



Posted Jan 1, 2016
Top 25 Cannabusinesses of 2015
As the cannabis industry continues to flourish with new and innovative products and services, a handful of companies are standing out above the crowd.Read More



Posted Dec 28, 2015
California Will Pass Laws For Medical Marijuana Regulation; Is the Government Ready?
California passed a series of laws for marijuana's medical use to be regulated more. Californian's voters will decide for it next year.Read More



Posted Nov 24, 2015
A marijuana supercenter in the valley? It could happen
Research labs, national conventions and slick packaging — marijuana isn’t what it used to be. And, in a few years, it could come even further in Desert Hot Springs.Read More



Posted Jul 16, 2015
The Russ Belville Show - Radical Rant
Ata Gonzalez From GFarmaLabs On Cannabusiness Startup TipsRead More



Posted Apr 14, 2015
A Little bit of Cuba has Come a Long Way: G FarmaLabs
One of the great things about my job is the number of hardworking, risk taking, visionary entrepreneurs that I literally get to interview every day.Read More


Posted Apr 13, 2015
Cannabis Company Debuts Cannabis Vape Cartridge Using Co2 Extracted Oil from Indoor Marijuana Flower
G FarmaLabs, a producer/processor of medical and adult use marijuana-based products, on Monday announced the launch of Liquid Gold Extracts NUG RUN Tanks Read More


Posted Mar 27, 2015
What Marijuana Actually Does to Your Brain and Body
Marijuana. Pot. Weed. Whatever you call it, it's the most popular illegal drug in the world, gaining support for legalization for both medicinal and recreational purposes. But what does marijuana actually do to us? Read More


Posted Feb 13, 2015
Cannabis-Enhanced Valentine's Day Gifts for That Stoner Someone
Looking for the perfect last-minute gift to delight a special stoner this Valentine’s Day? Chances are, if you’re a committed cannaphile, your significant other also likes to puff tough, making your daily 4:20 rituals a chance to connect with each other on deep emotional issues. Read More


Posted Feb 13, 2015
Washington has more pot than it can smoke
Supply is outstripping demand in the unlikeliest place—legal recreational marijuana in the state of Washington. Growers who jumped into the new legal market hoping to make a killing in cannabis are now getting killed by a glut of product. Read More


Posted Feb 12, 2015
It's hot for Valentine's, and it'll get you high
Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get. You might get one with marijuana. Read More


Posted Feb 11, 2015
The Next Frontier for Startups: The Moon
Medicine Man and G FarmaLabs With all the risks involved, going to space may put some travelers on edge. To help ease anxiety, or just to enhance the experience, Denver-based legal cannabis company Medicine Man could set up a grow-operation and dispensary near the Sea of Vapours. Read More


Posted Feb 11, 2015
Going legit a challenge for black market growers
When legal marijuana becomes so mainstream that being a black market grower is as antiquated as bootlegging moonshine, what will become of those who have devoted their lives to the underground trade? Read More


Posted Feb 6, 2015
GFarmaLabs by CULTURE Magazine
For Ata Gonzalez, timing is everything. He got out of the Miami real estate market right before the 2008 crash and made a bundle. Then he lost his bundle when he tried to start a music festival there. And when he found himself in California in 2009, when cannabis was just coming out of the shadows of prohibition in the form of medical cannabis dispensaries, Gonzalez knew the next big thing when he saw it. Read More


Posted Jan 21, 2015
Bethenny Frankel's Attempt at Appetite-Suppressing Skinnygirl Pot Draws Furor
Bethenny Frankel is reportedly joining the ranks of Bob Marley's family with her intent to launch Skinnygirl Marijuana that suppresses rather than activates the appetite during use. Critics are already slamming the reality tv star for being greedy and a bad role model. Read More



Edibles Company Seeks $5M in Private Stock Offering for Expansion
Infused products manufacturer G FarmaLabs is looking to raise $5 million though a private stock offering to expand its presence in California and pave the way for national growth. Read More


Posted Dec 31, 2014
Standing its Ground on Legal Pot ban, Granby, Colo. Moves to Annex Land in 2015
The Town of Granby is moving forward on its plan to annex nearby land in Colorado on January 1 to prevent a marijuana business from launching on the property. Read More


Posted Dec 26, 2014
High Stakes: How This Marijuana Company Gained Buzz in a Budding Market
The bed was a mattress on the floor, the night tables two cardboard boxes. It wasn't exactly what Ata Gonzalez and his wife had envisioned. Read More


Posted Dec 25, 2014
High Stakes: How This Marijuana Company Gained Buzz in a Budding Market
The bed was a mattress on the floor, the night tables two cardboard boxes. It wasn't exactly what Ata Gonzalez and his wife had envisioned. Read More


Posted Dec 4, 2014
9 Unusual Businesses That Are Lighting Up the Legal Marijuana Industry
The burgeoning legal pot industry has put a creative spin on ventures in social media, lodging, and event planning. Read More


Posted Nov 17, 2014
Colorado Debates Ban On Edible Marijuana Products
Health authorities in Colorado are debating a ban on edible marijuana products, amid fears that children might accidentally consume them. But pot-infused food products such as candies, brownies and chocolate are a large and growing part of the marijuana Read More


Posted Nov 13, 2014
GFarmaLabs CEO Ata Gonzalez Steadily Pursues Cannabis Nation with New Partner MedMen
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Imagine a can of cola with a cannabis twist of 5 milligrams. Ata Gonzalez can envision it. That's why the GFarmaLabs CEO has entered into a joint venture with MedMen, a full-service management firm in Culver City, Calif. Read More


Posted Nov 13, 2014
International Cannabis Industry Association (ICIA) Raises Awareness For Floridians To Get Out And Vote "Yes" On Amendment #2
MIAMI, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As Florida's legalization of medical marijuana becomes a forthcoming reality; the not-for-profit International Cannabis Industry Association (ICIA) Read More


Posted Nov 12, 2014
Marijuana Company Announces $3.75M in Funding
In yet another signal that high-end investors are getting more comfortable with throwing serious money at the cannabis industry, marijuana management firm MedMen has announced that it secured $3.75 million in private funding to aid its national expansion. Read More


Posted Nov 11, 2014
The Green Army Show – Interview With CEO And Founder of G FarmaLabs, Special Guests Anthony "Binger" Bellao and Jerry Black In Studio
Miami, FL – Planet Platypus Network – In this episode of the Green Army Show, host Chris Thomas and co-host Jordan K keep on spreading the good word on cannabis Listen to the Story


Posted Nov 6, 2014
New Pot Laws Could Be Good For Business
Pro-cannabis ballot measures were approved in Oregon, Alaska and Washington, D.C. in the midterms. Robert Siegel checks in with Chris Walsh, managing editor of Marijuana Business Media. Listen to the Story


Posted Oct 19, 2014
Primer seminario sobre cómo hacer negocios con marihuana medicinal
Unas 200 personas participaron del primer seminario sobre cómo hacer negocios con marihuana medicinal en Altamonte Springs. Read More


Posted Nov 4, 2014
New York Requires Unionized Grow and Dispensary Workers
When the Compassionate Care Act was passed this summer by Governor Andrew Cuomo in New York, it included language that marijuana workers would be required to organize under a union. Read More


Posted Nov 4, 2014
Sales of Vaporizers and E-Liquids Eclipse E-Cigarettes
Open system vaporizers and e-liquids now contribute more than $1.5 billion to the overall vaporizer market in the US with electronic cigarettes accounting for only $1 billion, according to data from Wells Fargo. Read More


Posted Nov 4, 2014
Marijuana Companies Partner to Fuel Multi-State Growth
Two established marijuana companies in California are teaming up to tap emerging MMJ markets and further expand their brands nationally. Under a partnership announced this week, G FarmaLabs Read More


Posted Oct 20, 2014
Medical marijuana business summit held in Altamonte Springs
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS -- Samantha Gates is a Central Florida business owner who currently sells e-liquid dispensers that people already use to dispense liquid nicotine for e-cigarettes. But the pipes can also dispense medical marijuana – and if Amendment Read More


Posted Oct 18, 2014
In debate over medical marijuana, some see dollars
Ata Gonzalez, a Florida native who is now CEO of California-based GFarmaLabs, believes passage would further open his company's potential to become a national brand for its various marijuana products, including Read More


Posted Oct 16, 2014
New York Pot Entrepreneurs Face Added Cost of Union Workers
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — New Yorkers applying for a cannabis license have one more expense to consider that applicants in other states are not required to factor into their overhead costs: wages and benefits for union workers. Read More


Posted Oct 14, 2014
High hopes: 5 pot companies looking to hit it big
The International Cannabis Association's first New York conference featured a number of companies hawking products they hope will take off in the burgeoning marijuana industry. Read More


Posted Oct 12, 2014
International Cannabis Association Convention in New York
Chocolates prepared with cannabis for medical purposes are seen during the International Cannabis Association Convention in New York, October 12, 2014. Read More


Posted Sept 24, 2014
Medical marijuana business seminar coming to Miami
In 2004, South Florida native Ata Gonzalez watched his father, Santiago, die at the age of 58 after a battle with lung cancer. Following his father's death, he began learning about cannabis and its health benefits. Read More


Posted Sept 14, 2014
Mentor Capital Inc. (MNTR)
About 50 percent of the United States has now learned that if you legalize it, they will come. The District of Columbia and 23 other states have legalized marijuana in some fashion, leading to an industry of marijuana wholesalers and dispensaries and marijuana-related product manufacturers. Read More


Posted Sept 3, 2014
Marijuana Entrepreneurs Eyeing Florida Get Creative
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The Florida marijuana market may be one of the most expensive ones in the country to do business. Read More


Posted August 21, 2014
Marijuana County Bans in Washington Push Pot Entrepreneurs to Florida
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — GFarmaLabs extended its producer/processor application in Washington's Yakima County for sixty days but CEO Ata Gonzalez is also looking elsewhere. Read More


Posted August 7, 2014
These Are the First Edible Pot Products Sold in Washington
"Knowing the rest of the country is scrutinizing every move Washington makes in the space, there was no way this process could have been done quicker," said industry expert Ata Gonzalez, Read More


Posted August 6, 2014
Wash. begins sales of edible marijuana products
Pot brownies were not on the menu Wednesday night but a number of other approved foods and beverages were as Washington became only the second state to permit sales of recreational marijuana edibles. Read More


Posted July 18, 2014
Marijuana Industry: Congress Helping Pot Growers Become More Attractive Partner For Banks
Ata Gonzales has been in the medical marijuana business for years, growing top-grade weed and distributing it through a collective of California patients, but state regulations barred him from making much money from the enterprise. So when the people of Washington legalized the drug for recreational use in November 2012, he expanded his business -- called GFarmaLabs -- to Yakima Read More


Posted July 15, 2014
Industrial Hemp Research And Production On The Rise After New Legislation
Legalization of marijuana for medical and recreational use is capturing most of the headlines about the plant's growing acceptance in the United States, but industry is also experimenting with other ways to use the cannabis plant, which could be even more lucrative for producers. Read More


Posted July 14, 2014
Controversial Marijuana Oil Use on the Rise
Sales of the oil have been so brisk that GFarmaLabs is launching flavored marijuana oil, such as cherry, vanilla, blueberries and pineapple. "People use the oil to enhance the euphoric experience created by THC," Gonzalez told MainStreet. Read More


Posted June 16, 2014
Building a National Edibles Brand: Q&A With G FarmaLabs Founder Ata Gonzalez
Ata Gonzalez has lofty ambitions for G FarmaLabs, the edibles company he founded late last year with his wife. His goal: develop a national brand by Read More


Pot Professionals in Suspense Over Marijuana Licensing and Supply in Washington State
"Once we are licensed, we can then contact our producer and processor so they can put our product order in quarantine for 24 hours prior to delivery or pick up," said Evich. Read More


Cannabis Cup a hit at fairgrounds in Santa Rosa
Jared Combs peered through thick clouds of marijuana smoke Sunday afternoon, searching for a cure for the munchies. He saw hash brownies, pot-laced cookies and an array of smile-inducing doughnuts. But the thing that caught his eye as temperatures in Santa Rosa rose beyond 90 degrees was cannabis ice cream.. Read More



Denver CannaBusiness Summit Lends Further Credibility to Pot Industry
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Dr. Marlon Fuller has worked as a retail and hospital pharmacist for ten years. After watching Dr. Sanjay Gupta's documentary called "Weed," the North Carolina resident went live online with BudgetWeed.com, a Yelp-like pricing directory for cannabis users. Read More



The Long, Strange Challenge Facing Marijuana Entrepreneurs
The legal marijuana industry is potentially very lucrative, but small business owners should expect an uphill battle against federal law, banking regulations, and other obstacles. Read More



Colorado's Cannabis Market Continues to Soar
According to Ata Gonzalez, CEO of GFarmaLabs, Colorado will clearly be the market leader to watch for emerging industry trends. Read More



Marijuana Companies Rejoice: Congress Cuts DOJ Weed Prosecution Funding
In the last week of May, the House of Representatives decided in a late night, unprecedented vote (216-189) to cut funding for Department of Justice and Drug Enforcement Administration marijuana prosecutions in states where medical marijuana is legal. Read More



Will Cannabis Become Another American Outsourced Crop?
In late December 2013, Uruguay made its radical decision -- becoming the first country worldwide to take such a radical acceptance of marijuana -- in an attempt to combat drug cartels. Read More



Winners of the 2014 LA Cannabis Cup
Mmmm, chocolate... Edibles have really taken off in popularity now that you can buy them from stores with their potency clearly marked. The possibilities are seemingly endless. Read More




These Weed-Infused Chocolate Truffles Are In A New Class Of Edibles
Edibles just got a whole lot classier…. Now that legalization is officially a force to be reckoned with, we're seeing some amazing products slowly coming out that only further excite us for the day that we can buy and smoke weed anywhere in this country freely without judgment. Read More



Cannabis Cup Highlights Show the Future of the Marijuana Industry
While many marijuana companies lack the business savvy it takes to become a household brand like Pepsi or McDonald's, quite a few companies fully understand that branding is their most important asset. Read More



How 4/20 Was Celebrated in Colorado
Colorado, a.k.a. the first state in our great nation to legalize recreational marijuana sale and use (Washington state also legalized use, but has yet to set up weed sales), marked the unofficial weed holiday (or "annual celebration of cannabis culture," as Reuters' photo captions put it) of 4/20 this weekend with much celebration and weed smokery. Read More



If You Plan On Celebrating 4/20 Like A True Stoner,
You Need These 10 Essential Weed Products

With 4/20 quickly approaching, it's only natural that we probably completely forgot about the most wonderful day of the year (besides your birthday, of course). Maybe you were busy up until now, but let's face it, you probably forgot because you're a true stoner. Read More


High as balls: live from the cannabis cup
Here's a fact: humans love to get wasted. Long before there were laws, long before there was beer, there was marijuana — a drug that had fallen out of legal favor in America completely by the 1930s. Alcohol had a similar falling-out with the Federal Government in 1920, but by 1933 legislators realized that the benefits of legalization and taxation would far outweigh the consequences of continued Read More



G FarmaLabs G Stik Review Stoned Age Gamer
Stoned Age Gamer G FarmaLabs G stik review All right its about time that I did a freaking video review. To celebrate 4/20 I decided to kick start Stoned Age Gamer with a G FarmaLabs G Stik review. The G stik was amazing! One of… Read More








The Cannabis products depicted in this website are produced, packaged and distributed in compliance with individual State laws. They may be legally possessed only where Medical or Recreational laws are in place. Unlawful-to redistribute. WARNING: These marijuana product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, or birth defects or other reproductive harm. Do not use if pregnant, possibly pregnant, or breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before consuming. Many food and beverage cans have linings containing Bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical known to the State of California to cause harm to the female reproductive system. Jar lids and bottle caps may also contain BPA. You can be exposed to BPA when you consume foods or beverages packaged in these containers. Consumption of marijuana impairs your ability to drive a car or operate machinery. Keep out of reach of children. Use and store responsibly. For more information on BPA go to: www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/BPA.



Funding provided by: