Silicon Valley gets marijuana industry trade group

A pair of former San Jose city employees has launched the Silicon Valley Cannabis Alliance, a trade group that will serve marijuana businesses in Santa Clara, San Mateo and San Benito counties. The group also plans to have a political action committee that will raise money for and support cannabis-friendly candidates, the San Jose Mercury News reported. The Alliance was launched by Victor Gomez, a former chief of staff to San Jose Vice Mayor Magdalena Carrasco, and Sean Kali-rai, who previously worked for former San Jose Mayor Ron Gonzales. Former San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed is the ... Silicon Valley gets marijuana industry trade group is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs