Key Safety Tips on Cannabis Use from Harvard Health

With society’s view of Cannabis becoming more and more normalized, here are some tips to make using cannabis safer.  Buy it legally While many state programs are less than perfect, buying cannabis through the legal market generally offers some advantages and protections: Things to watch out for: Do not rely on dispensary employees to make medical suggestions when purchasing. A Healthcare professional should be answering these questions. Pay attention to potency Who should not use Read more…

New Study Shows Marijuana Legalization Boosts Job Opportunities In Agriculture

A recent study by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) found evidence that recreational marijuana legalization (RML) adoption is associated with small increases in adult employment in the agricultural sector. These increases are consistent with the opening of new legal markets to produce and cultivate marijuana. Among early-adopting states, California, Colorado, and Oregon all saw boosts in agriculture work.  This finding goes directly against prohibitionist arguments that marijuana legalization harms the workforce. Criminalization tends Read more…

Researchers Published A Record Number Of Scientific Studies of Cannabis In 2022

2022 was a record year for marijuana research, with over 4,300 studies published on marijuana and its components.  “We need more research” is easily one of the most common refrains from reform opponents, who insist that cannabis is understudied even though it’s one of the most frequently researched medical subjects. Scientists’ interest in studying cannabis has increased exponentially in recent years bringing with it an increased understanding of the plant, its active constituents, mechanisms of Read more…

All-New Look For Rio Vista Farms

The Quality you know and love, but with a fresh, new look. Packaging cannabis in Jars has been a standard since CA allowed recreational use. Even before the recreational use of cannabis was allowed, when you received that cannabis-filled sandwich baggie from the plug, it was either immediately smoked or transferred to a new container. Typically a jar or plastic pill bottle. One could argue that having cannabis in a jar is better because of Read more…

New Washington Bill Would Allow Interstate Marijuana Commerce

A new bill pre-filed in Washington State represents the latest effort to expand U.S. cannabis markets across state lines. With similar laws already on the books in Oregon and California, passage would set the stage for marijuana products to travel legally up and down the West Coast and beyond. Senate Bill 5069, led by a bipartisan group, would give Washington’s governor the authority to enter into agreements with other states to allow business between state-licensed Read more…

Forbes Cannabis Holiday Survey

The number of people planning to use cannabis for holiday celebrations has increased, showing a sustaining trend year over year. When asked, “do you plan to use cannabis as part of your holiday celebrations this year?” 92% of cannabis users said yes, a 1% increase from last year. Federal legalization also plays a role in cannabis gift giving, as 88% of respondents stated they would be more likely to purchase cannabis as holiday gifts if Read more…

Marijuana Research Bills Makes Waves in Congress

President Biden recently made history by signing a landmark marijuana research bill. It is the first marijuana reform bill to be passed by both chambers of Congress after it cleared the Senate last month via unanimous consent. The bill allows research universities and private companies – including those that receive federal funding – to acquire U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration licenses to grow and handle cannabis for research purposes. This historic moment comes on the heels Read more…

Spirit of Solano Award 2022

The Rio Vista Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the winner of the 2022 Spirit of Solano Award is Rio Vista Farms, a Kolaboration Ventures Corporation (KVC) company! In 2017,  Rio Vista Farms opened to become one of the 1st cannabis companies in the Rio Vista Business Park. In the beginning, while waiting for building approval, KVC purchased their 16,000 SF Metal Building that houses Rio Vista Farms and invested money with PG&E to Read more…

Coco’s 2022 Toy Drive

Starting on Friday, December 16th, bring an unopened toy to Coco Concord or Coco Antioch, and we will give you a gift in return! The toy has to be new and unopened for you to receive a gift from us, and the gift will be a “penny gift,” so you know it’s going to be good. We want to ensure the kids in need are getting quality, just like you, so please double check the Read more…

All-New Payment Method: Aeropay

We are happy to introduce an all-new payment method for our customers, Aeropay. If you don’t already have Aeropay on your phone, all you will have to do is scan the QR code that will be located next to our registers at any Farms store. Once you scan the QR code, you will be redirected to a screen that will look like the image below. If you’d like to set up your account right now, Read more…

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