Marijuana Startup Economy Booms As The Medical Cannabis Industry Struggles


Mowgli Holmes' startup,nbsp;Phylos Bioscience, will outline the genetic profile of any cannabis plant a customer wants.

Mowgli Holmes’ startup, Phylos Bioscience, will outline the genetic profile of any cannabis plant a customer wants.

Kristian Foden-Vencil/OPB

Imagine you’re starting your own marijuana farm.

First you get land and water rights. Then you’ve got to find the right strain of cannabis. That can involve as much luck as science. 

“There’s a lot of legend and laws,” said Mowgli Holmes, the chief scientific officer at Phylos Bioscience.

“In general it’s like, ‘My friend Billy gave me this. And he told me that he got it from this guy. And … this is the original thing. This is the lost cut of Panama Red from so and so in 1978.’”

Phylos Bioscience is an Oregon startup that,

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