Proposal “MedicinalGenomics“ (Active)Back

Title: Cannabis Genomic Blockchain on DASH and CannMed 2018 Partnership
Owner:KevinMcKernan
Monthly amount: 10 DASH (2534 USD)
Completed payments: 6 totaling in 60 DASH (4 month remaining)
Payment start/end: 2017-12-18 / 2018-10-12 (added on 2017-12-24)
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Proposal description

Pre-Proposal Video: https://mega.nz/#!UEwkiJyR!9oJFniBPkDJEcWIXcBtMyQf3TbZqIzB9-tiEq9vpFmA

PROPOSAL DESCRIPTION
Cannabis Genomic Blockchains driving DASH awareness in the Cannabis space.

Phase I. Migration of Kannapedia.net to the DASH blockchain and promotion of DASH at CannMed 2018.

Tl;Dr
There are many scam coins being introduced into the Cannabis space driving apprehension and distrust. Broad scale adoption of crypto in cannabis requires the attention of the Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) in the field and continued exposure through high traffic Cannabis credibility vectors. Kannapedia.net, Medicinal Genomics and CannMed represent a network of opinion leaders that can integrate these KOLs to DASH, Alt36 and other crypto networks.

To drive credible DASH adoption we propose (100 DASH)
1) Port the blockchained cannabis genomic registry of Kannapedia.net over to the DASH blockchain and integrate DASH payments for this service.
2) Get DASH exposure to the premier Scientific conference on Cannabis – CannMed 2018


How we build trust in the Cannabis markets.
Medicinal Genomics is an entrepreneurial cannabis genomics company. We are a 15 person start-up best known for first sequencing the cannabis genome and open sourcing its genome as a scientific charity to the world. Our leading products are cannabis genetic tests that utilize PCR and Next Generation sequencing to


· Quantitate regulated microbial risks on cannabis (PathogINDICAtor). These tests are required by most Jurisdictions.
· Decentralized Cannabis Pathogen detection platforms (youPCR). This is a voluntary market emerging due to a lack of crop insurance in cannabis.
· Cannabis genomic tests for directed breeding and blockchain notarization (StrainSEEK). This is a voluntary market hacking the patent system.

As more jurisdictions legalize, our expertise in cannabis safety testing, our peer reviewed publication frequency and our conference organization of CannMed is resulting in rapid adoption of our cannabis microbial tests in over 15 states and strong reputational trust within the cannabis medical community.

Our decentralized point of grow genetic testing tools are gaining traction in 4 of Canada’s largest LPs (Limited Producers) and many other grows throughout the US.

youPCR- https://www.medicinalgenomics.com/youpcr-platform/

We are also the largest provider of cannabis genomics tests (StrainSEEK). These tests are gaining rapid traction as growers scramble to publically register their genetics on the BTC blockchain to protect against cannabis patent trolls. This work was showcased at D10E 2016, the Texas Bitcoin Conference in 2017 and highlighted in many media outlets throughout the cannabis and blockchain space (Let’s Talk Bitcoin, Bitcoins and Gravy, The Crypto Show, The Tatiana Show etc…).



Some jurisdictions are discussing mandating DNA fingerprinting of mother plants to enhance the seed to sale tracking system while IBM is publishing whitepapers encouraging the cannabis industry to adopt blockchains. We have also published our own whitepaper on the importance of genomic information in any Cannabis Blockchain and the enhanced utility delivered with DNA fingerprints. A barcoding system based on genetics offers maximal scientific utility to the grower and user community compared to the present RFID tag via arbitrary number barcoding systems.

https://mega.nz/#!MRh0DDpT!tpaQ0P0NFEtP1bjHQhjNybjoiJe7qNL8h_mejrz4A8A

We are in discussions with various regulatory agencies in Puerto Rico, California, and Rhode Island about pricing for such a system and believe these discussions require we rethink the Bitcoin blockchains expensive and slow notary service.

In addition to these “picks and shovels” products for the cannabis industry, we also run the most prestigious medical cannabis conference (CannMed) at Harvard Medical School every year. Dr. Raphael Mechoulam is an advisor for the conference and is the scientific founder of the field of cannabinoid sciences. We encourage everyone to see the documentary on this landmark scientific discovery below.



The conference draws the most reputable names in the field from Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, Dr. Ethan Russo, Dr. Bonni Goldstein, Dr. Dustin Sulak, Dr. Orrin Divinsky, Dr. Alexandros Makryannis, Dr. Jonathan Page, Lyn Ulbricht and many more.

http://www.cannmedevents.com/2017-presentations-and-posters/
http://www.cannmedevents.com/videos/
http://www.cannmedevents.com


CannMed generates public videos of each speaker. These have generated significant media attention from the Wall Street Journal, VICE, PBS and others sources. This has created a strong out reach to the NFL community regarding cannabinoids, CTE research and opiate abuse.

http://www.cannmedevents.com/nfl-panel/
https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/medical-marijuana-research-comes-shadows


As a result, CannMed was featured in the VICE series Chasing Strains which has gathered over 330K views since May 2017. Medicinal Genomics was also recently featured in the VICE series Weediquette for our work debunking the rejection of a cannabis patient from the Maine organ transplant list.

https://youtu.be/Xpc4B9fmOv4

The Veteran community has also teamed up with CannMed for consistency in PTSD therapy. The Veterans for Cannabis uses Kannapedia.net as a tool to register strains that are working for veterans with PTSD.

The CannMed conference is 30% Physician attended and offers 22.5 Continuing Medicinal Education (CME) credits in the field of cannabinoid therapy. To accommodate the rapid growth of the conference we are moving the event to UCLA Medical School for the 2018 California legalization. We are expecting over 1500 attendees, 40-50 Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) speakers, and 30 exhibitors from the Cannabis field and we are organizing a Crypto track to get these KOLs familiar with cryptocurrency. We believe capturing the mindshare of the KOLs in the field is critical for cryptocurrency adoption in the cannabis industry.

Cryptocurrency is also changing the way science is being funded and reviewed. Excellent examples of this are the $1M crypto-funding of MAPS for politically controversial yet scientifically promising research on psychedelic compounds. RAIDreviews.org made a splash this year by organizing a crypto-bounty peer review for the Kratom Genome Project thus fundamentally dis-intermediated the copyright industry and the broken journal driven peer review system. The Psilocybe Cubensis Genome Project was placed on IPFS/Alexandria.io with the goal to fund FreeRoss.org and MAPS. It is clear scientists are demanding neutral paths for funding and publishing scientific work on prohibited forms of intellectual pursuit. DASH should be at the forefront of crypto-science to drive credibility, truth and adoption rate onto their DASH Drive platform.

Goals
We propose a project to get DASH exposure with the KOLs in the cannabis field and to convert our Kannapedia.net Cannabis proof of existence market to the DASH network while providing DASH high visibility on this early but growing website. We also propose to adopt DASH as a payment option for customers utilizing this service. Concurrent to these efforts we propose a DASH sponsorship package and a DASH Partnership status to the CannMed 2018 conference at UCLA Medical School.

Budget Details
Kannapedia.net migration and DASH adoption (15 DASH).

· 5 DASH/month. 3 months to complete but for simplicity in payouts we will amortize this payout with the 10 month cycle being used for the rest of the promotional activities.
1 FTE capable of
· Integrating a Blockcypher API for DASH notarization. Test and confirm with live genomic samples for showcasing at CannMed 2018.
· DASH payment integration with Bitcoin Transaction Coordinator and BitPay. This approach is compliant with our backend Netsuite ERP system and Bioinformatics pipeline handling the sequencing data storage. Tools from Bitcore.io may assist in cross platform integration. Electrum wallet or Copay wallets to be integrated and security tested.
· Wordpress website updates to include DASH logos and links on every page in Kannapedia.net

CannMed 2018 UCLA Medical School, Diamond Sponsorship level ($35K value, 35 DASH in total. 3.5 DASH monthly)

DIAMOND SPONSOR
· Conference spec sheet- https://mega.nz/#!4EwUibIa!lgOw3qRmmTuciIfHuoaNTTx6ulE7zsJfTTh6bjDZXy8
· Speaking opportunity
· Advisory board role
· 20x20 Exhibit Space
· 20 full access passes
· Two meeting room spaces
· Recognition of signage
· Recognition on web platforms and printed materials
· Full color ad on conference journal
· Insert in conference bag
· A personal communication with Danny Sessoms from the Crypto Show was supportive of this effort. He volunteered to man any DASH related booth at CannMed and did not feel DASH compensation was warranted as he planned on attending the event anyway. If he allows, I will personally donate DASH to support his travel to CannMed and potentially host a CryptoShow at the event.
· Matt McKibbin of DecentraNet has expressed an interest to chair the track.

CannMed 2018 UCLA Medical School, Partner: Promotional activity until October 2018. (50 DASH in total: 5 DASH per month)

PARTNER
· CannMed 2018 Hosted by Medicinal Genomics and "DASH"
· Speaking Panel Opportunity
· Video on the Conference Website
· Advisory Board Role
· Inclusion in Press Interviews
· Reserved Seating
· Upgrade to a Suite When Renting a Standard Room
· Full Event Database (post event)
· Crypto Lunch Pavillion Brought to you by DASH
· 20 Full Access Passes
· Two meeting room spaces
· Recognition of signage
· Recognition on web platforms and printed materials
· Full color ad on conference journal
· Exclusive logo on conference bag
· Insert in conference bag
· Speaking opportunity and recognition at the opening dinner
· Inclusion of partner on all press related materials
· DASH logo featured on all Kannapedia.net websites notarized on DASH.
· DASH highlighted at the CannMed Israel Practicum- Dr. Raphael Mechoulam and Dr. Dor host physicians at Hebrew University to learn about Cannabinoids directly from the founder of the field. Exclusive 25 person VIP week long event at $6,000-$8000 per ticket-March 2018.

5 DASH to support the application fee
1.5 DASH per month for Kannapedia conversion
3.5 DASH per month for Diamond Sponsorship
5 DASH per month for CannMed Partnership status.
Total DASH including application fee reimbursement:105 or 10/Month

Skin in the game
Medicinal Genomics will be fronting over $1.2M for this conference. We have skin in the game and welcome Partners from the crypto space. We recently completed a $5M over subscribed convertible debt offering. We are committed, small, but have a keen eye for win-win relationships.

This proposal is the first part of a series of Phased proposals.
We envision a Phase II proposal that would create a seed to sale genomics driven blockchain on the DASH network. Given the above proposal is funded and successful we believe Phase II will mature as DASH Drive and Evolution mature.

Conclusions
With Medicinal Genomics focus on public charity science, safety testing and scientific authenticity in the Cannabis space, we believe we offer credibility to patients, physicians and regulators. This is an excellent platform to drive DASH awareness into the Cannabis space and also transplants a popular cannabis blockchain project onto the DASH network.

Background on the recipient
https://mega.nz/#!4V5FTKSA!i5wYrDI9TTXXjMMjyZ8ZirWCdjBw5susPg8TdAeepTQ

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0 points,4 days ago
More people piling into CannMed 2018-
http://www.cannmedevents.com/join-the-growing-list-of-industry-leaders-participating-in-cannmed-2018/
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0 points,20 days ago
Here are a few more media events about Medicinal Genomics and DASH.

http://kscocom/shows/43015-the-cannabis-connection
· https://www.futuretechpodcast.com/p...netics-dna-based-measurement-microbial-risks/
· https://www.dashforcenews.com/dash-...y-proposal-seeks-funding-for-genome-research/
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0 points,20 days ago
The Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT presentation went very well.
Feedback from the organizer is below.

In attempt to accelerate the video production of this talk, I asked the videography if I could tip him in DASH.
He installed a Jaxx- DASH wallet and a $50 tip was sent yesterday for his weekend efforts editing the video. Should have it live shortly.

Receiving address.
XbyUJDZ557n2B5to5Ha4rJZNZwJqoD6cqd

Hi Kevin,

Just coming off the long weekend and now getting to official thank yous. I wanted to write again and say thank you again for your contribution to geXc. The event was a great success, we received a lot of positive comments from both the audience and the sponsors. There were two talks that stuck out the most in terms of feedback, that was your talk and John’s talk. Yes, the comments were good ?! It was a pleasure having you there Kevin, thank you for the passion you have for your work.

Sincerely,

Jeffrey

Jeffrey Seitz, M.Sc. | Vice President | D-MARK Biosciences
cell (604) 928-6721 |email | orders | support
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0 points,20 days ago
Discussion with Ernest Hancock about Medicinal Genomics and DASH. He seems quite excited about the project and is recommended we put up DASH Address so his listeners can support the project.

https://www.freedomsphoenix.com/Media/Media-Files/001-0522110515-2018-05-22-Hour-2-Kevin-McKernan---MedicalGenomicsCOM---DASH.mp3
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0 points,20 days ago
We have two more Crypto related companies that have committed in email to sponsor CannMed.

We are going to be accepting our first DASH payment for this at Medicinal Genomics once these agreements are formalized.
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0 points,20 days ago
An additional 13 speakers have been selected for CannMed and notified. We should have their names on the CannMed website shortly.
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0 points,20 days ago
Here is are a few heavily attended Webinar we hosted in the last 60 days.
To built trust in the cannabis industry, we focus heavily on Cannabis microbial safety testing.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1z2as_an_HIuH7Vi6-DK8LBkWN2Dtl5ry/view

https://www.medicinalgenomics.com/webinars/

While this is not yet pertinent to DASH, eventually the results of safety testing will eventually end up on a blockchain.
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0 points,20 days ago
These are the genomes we have since etched into DASH.
A few customers have not yet given us permission to put their data public on Kannapedia.net (below) but their Hashes are still on DASH.

http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10085
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10105
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10105
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10243
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10460
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10603
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10628
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10632
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10635
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10641
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10649
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10652
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10653
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10655
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10658
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10659
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10661
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10664
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10665
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10667
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10668
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10670
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10671
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10680
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10684
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10698
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10755
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10763
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10837
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10976
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10977
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10978
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10979
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10980
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10981
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10982
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10983
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10988
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10989
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10990
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10991
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10995
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10996
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10997
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10998
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10999
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11000
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11002
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11003
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11005
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11006
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11007
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11008
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11009
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11010
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11011
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11012
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11013
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11014
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11028
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11029
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11030
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11035
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11041
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11042
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11043
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11044
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11046
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11051
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11052
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11053
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11054
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11055
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11056
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11057
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11058
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11059
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11060
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11061
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11062
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP11063

These customer samples are set to Private so the web pages will not load yet.
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10652 . Private
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10649 . Private
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10641 . Private
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10635 . Private
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10632 . Private
http://www.kannapedia.net/strains/RSP10628 . Private

Here is a Cannabis phylotree of many of the samples
http://www.kannapedia.net/cannabis-phylotree/
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0 points,20 days ago
Dash Watch May 28th 2018 Report on
Cannabis Genomic Blockchain on DASH and CannMed 2018 Partnership by KevinMcKernan
https://dashwatch.org/files/1527512922890.pdf
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0 points,1 month ago
Would you mind including information of your different proposals in each proposal to give viewers a general overview of each from the other pages?
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0 points,20 days ago
This is long overdue. I was placing much of the update material on the new proposal and realized its leaving this one outdated.

I will a few details above
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0 points,1 month ago
We are happy to announce that Agilent Technologies has signed on as a Silver Sponsor for CannMed 2018
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0 points,2 months ago
Folks, DASH Watch Team sent around a questionnaire asking about Scientific breakthroughs we might see at CannMed 2018. It got me thinking about doing one together. Here is a proposal to use the DASH DAO to help fund, notarize and crypto-bounty peer review a 100X better Cannabis genome assembly before CannMed. I think it will be 'highly' cited and differentiate DASH from the other potcoins being advertised in the space.

Please weigh in if you can.
https://www.dashcentral.org/p/Cracking_the_CannabisGenome_w_DASHDrive
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0 points,2 months ago
I will be speaker at The Broad Institute/MIT regarding this and other projects on May 18th.
https://www.gexcsymposia.com.

Also speaking at the Society for Invitro Biology regarding our work.
https://sivb.org/meetings/home/scientific-program-3.html
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0 points,2 months ago
Update for this month.
We have secured Perkin Elmer as a CannMed Sponsor. Parkin Elmer is a leader in the Life Sciences ($8B market cap) and also a leader in Analytical equipment used in most cannabis testing labs.

We have also secured a many top notch preliminary speakers for CannMed.
It is shaping up to be a great conference.
http://www.cannmedevents.com/#speakers

The DASH notarization is complete with Stampd.io and we are continuing to explore DASH payment integration with Netsuite via various parties including Alt36.
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0 points,2 months ago
^^Perkin Elmer
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0 points,3 months ago
A recent shout out to the DASH blockchain on this Cannabis Connection Cast. https://soundcloud.com/the-cannabis-connection/kevin-mckernan-medicinal-genomics-12082017
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1 point,5 months ago
A few updates for this Month.
1)Setup a company Coinbase account to handle any shapeshifting of DASH->BCH->USD required for the project. Where possible we will pay people directly in DASH. Where this is not possible we are forced to convert to Fiat to limit currency vol and tax implications. Coinbase verification was fun.
2)Productive calls with Alt36 and Ideas by Nature regarding Webstore implementation of DASH.
3)Kannapedia.net updated with Powered by DASH logo.
4)Announcements on Various Social Media platforms regarding DASH and CannMed partnership.
Medicinal Genomics Facebook Page : https://www.facebook.com/FreeCBD/
https://www.medicinalgenomics.com
https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6351622932627808256
https://steemit.com/dtube/@lariat/1bns2wp5

5)First DASH Blockchain notarization of a Cannabis genome occurred today with the help from Stampd.io. Very impressed at the speed these folks moved. Asked about using their service for DASH on a Saturday and they had Sunday response with a working demo on Wednesday.

https://live.blockcypher.com/dash/tx/38f1de7c2cdefd756d67edd5b203f9d539b3251aa4c4c5f796340a1faf51f9b9

The Hash stamped into the block is:
5354414d504423231bcb4ec85e246270d1d9689fe75ecdc5e61ac39d014dc70a4160678ca9c5ca18

There is a 5354414d50442323 prefix added by Stamp. Actual Hash of the VCF file is seen below.

shasum -a 256 RSP11041_B6JYR_target.2b.vcf
1bcb4ec85e246270d1d9689fe75ecdc5e61ac39d014dc70a4160678ca9c5ca18

Transaction shows up on Blockcypher and everything appears to be working.

Next steps are integrating our Netsuite API with a webstore DASH acceptance tool.

I will be speaking at Champlain Valley Dispensary, Burlington VT tomorrow and will thread DASH into this presentation: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/frontiers-in-cannabis-genetic-testing-microbial-safety-what-on-earth-does-this-have-to-do-with-tickets-41606850209
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0 points,4 months ago
Thanks for the great work this month, Kevin! How's the coordination with Alt36 going? Do you have any tentative plans for genomic/strain access/market integration with that PoS system?
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0 points,3 months ago
Yes. We have been speaking to them about their API and if they can act as our DASH webstore. We have also been in discussions with GuruSolutions and Monroe Partners in regards to how to integrate our Netsuite ERP with Alt36. Both quotes exceed the 15 DASH we allocated for this but further pencil sharpening may occur once there is more clarity on the API from Alt36. We are still shopping around for more Crypto savy Netsuite consultants that can execute this. Open to suggestions from this community.
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0 points,5 months ago
Folks,

Thanks for the vote of confidence. We are excited and already making plans to kick this off. I wanted to alert everyone that there are 3 YouTube video links didn't migrate from the Pre-Proposal. I've corrected the links below and hope everyone enjoys them.
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0 points,5 months ago
Can you please ensure you send the community a heartbeat of updates on this as it moves forward? One of the challenges in the past has been lengthy quiet periods post proposal success. Thanks.
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0 points,5 months ago
You bet.
Here is a promo video we will be circulating after the New Years to announce the DASH sponsorship.

https://mega.nz/#!8dgCUSQY!DrReRBhi0vztqSWQx_87Mj59AqtZ3W6HOHwi8xMyeIs

Our organizer will want to reach out to the DASH community regarding many of the Partnership perks listed above.
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3 points,5 months ago
"Port the blockchained cannabis genomic registry of Kannapedia.net over to the DASH blockchain". Can you elaborate on the meaning here please?

Wish you the best on your well planned proposal!
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0 points,5 months ago
Absolutely.
A portion of the proposal is migrating Kannapedia.net off of BTC and onto DASH.

What is Kannapedia.net?
We DNA sequence customers strains and etch their genomes into the BTC blockchain to create prior art defense from patent trolls. 4 Cannabis strain patents have emerged since 2015. They are broad and imply many more are coming. Our notary is a simple Hash and Stash (no pun intended) of the DNA sequence, customer name and chemotype into the OP_RETURN of BTC.

Plant patent laws in the US have a prior use exemption. This prior use requires Notarization of the business use 1 year prior to the patents emergence and banks don't comply with notarizing cannabis due to federal banking law overhang. Digital notarization of the chemotype and genotype of the plant is the next best protection (also more scalable). We are seeing some of this also play out on the Kratom Genome Project (https://kratomdna.org) as that market attempts to adapt and learn from the cannabis industry.

We should and hope to store the DNA sequence in DASH Drive but currently open source it on Kannapedia.net/AWS. In doing so we genetically compare their strain to everything else to make a genomics LinkedIn for growers and patients. Helpful for breeders and helpful for patients/consumers finding similar strains as they travel across borders and their medicine cannot.

http://www.kannapedia.net/cannabis-phylotree/

This is very important for patients and scientists as the cannabis nomenclature system is full of counterfeits and frauds. Currently, if NYC has a high demand for Strain X, Strain Y adopts that name in Ohio on the way there.

This genetic data is also important for growers as their current form of seed to sale tracking (S2ST) is security theatre and provides no benefit to the grower and limited transparency to the patient. The current S2ST uses RFID tags in a closed garden database. This is random number barcodes zip-tied to plant stalks you can cut with pocket knife and limited DB access through broken APIs. This is an anti-viral architecture.

A more useful barcode for the patient and the grower (and probably the regulator) is a barcode that isn't random but related to the pharmacology of the product and could help with breeders understanding of how to breed their stocks while providing customers confidence in consistency. DNA fits these descriptions. The database architecture also needs to be figuratively chmod 777. Public, immutable and hack-proof compared to MJ Freeway and other honey pots. Ideally a fast transaction blockchain that has the best chance at Point Of Sale (POS) adoption. This is DASH.

Kannapedia currently etches into BTC.
Bitcoin is slow and expensive. It will not penetrate the cannabis industry due to block cycle time, artificial scarcity inducing fee inflation, and a misplaced philosophical aversion to extreme datatypes. Too small and you are "spam". Too large and you are equally un-welcomed via sat/byte fees. It does not have the master node incentive system that can scale to encourage DASH Drive or Evolution.

The cannabis industry is the 2nd fastest growing industry in many countries next to Crypto. The POS will not scale on BTC due to time and fee. To capture the POS market, you need to service the S2ST system with higher fidelity data that everyone prefers over random RFID tags. The POS systems have to adapt to the S2ST systems as the S2ST systems are the regulatory anchors in the industry and these regulators will favor genetics over time.The genetics are the only barcode that actually makes it seed to sale. The RFID tags evaporate over jurisdictional lines (diversion) and are meaningless to growers and patients. The RFID tags will have to adopt in time as public S2ST systems migrate to genomic blockchains.

This proposal is phase I. Get Kannapedia.net notarizing on DASH instead of BTC. Get the Cannabis industry comfortable with DASH so Alt 36 can make progress POS and we can get DASH anchored genetics into the S2ST system. Get the KOLs on board at CannMed.

We are not yet proposing to build a S2ST system with this proposal. That might mature as DASH Drive and Evolution mature. CannMed will make a great braingasm laying out such a collaborative plan with Alt36, Medicinal Genomics and DASH at CannMed 2018. Maybe sooner?

Does that answer your question?
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1 point,5 months ago
Yes it does, and what an amazing answer!
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1 point,5 months ago
This helps us take over the cannabis industry. This facilitates the more rapid development of medical cannabis. If you're not sure why this is important, there are many resources I can point you to. And this is a fairly inexpensive proposal. Yes for me.
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1 point,5 months ago
Voting yes.
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0 points,2 months ago
We have a second phase to this proposal that is perfect for 420.
Please weigh in and provide feedback if you can.

https://www.dash.org/forum/threads/pre-proposal-cannabis-genomic-blockchain-on-dash-phase-2.34931/
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4 points,5 months ago
I hope people will consider this. Kevin has been a great supporter for Dash and one of our key contact points for people in the cannabis industry to help make connections for Alt36. I think it would be also beneficial if representatives of alt36 we're also present at Cannmed alongside of Kevin similar to what we did at the Texas Bitcoin Conference.
Kevin's statements about a year ago about how Bitcoin is no longer usable for the Cannabis industry because of high fees and slow transaction time was one of the things that inspired me to do our last proposal about Cannabis outreach.
Hey Harlan give this one a yes vote.
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1 point,5 months ago
Thank you for the kind words Danny. My offer stands to have the CryptoShow at CannMed, with or without this. Thanks for your work on the charity front. When they come to call us all terrorists, work like yours will remind people otherwise.
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0 points,5 months ago
Of course would love to be there.
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4 points,5 months ago
With this proposal, we reinforce our presence in the cannabis industry while entering the research field. Thats a big deal. Voting yes
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0 points,2 months ago
We have a second phase to this proposal that is perfect for 420.
Please weigh in and provide feedback if you can.

https://www.dash.org/forum/threads/pre-proposal-cannabis-genomic-blockchain-on-dash-phase-2.34931/
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0 points,5 months ago
Appreciate your help on the pre-proposal!
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0 points,5 months ago
I don't think DASH is on a mission to raise the standards of the product being sold to the users of dope regardless if for medicinal uses or purely recreational. DASH is all about POS payments. this business does not dovetail into that.
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0 points,5 months ago
Kannapedia.net in time will augment POS selection for people looking for precise strain selection. http://www.kannapedia.net/cannabis-phylotree/

This is very important for medical patients as CBD and THC have very different pharmacology.

We also believe the seed to sale tracking systems of the future will be genetic fingerprint driven.
https://www.medicinalgenomics.com/blockchain-modern-requirement-cannabis/
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2 points,5 months ago
Cool, glad it finally showed up.
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0 points,5 months ago
You have my support. I hope that with all the investment of Dash in the sector they see their fruits in the year 2018. And that the legal industrial of cannabis in the USA, is responsible for more than 100,000 tx / day in the blockchain.
And that Dash is the leading cryptocurrencie in this sector.

Thank you for you proposal.
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0 points,2 months ago
We have a second phase to this proposal that is perfect for 420.
Please weigh in and provide feedback if you can.

https://www.dash.org/forum/threads/pre-proposal-cannabis-genomic-blockchain-on-dash-phase-2.34931/
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2 points,5 months ago
voting yes.
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0 points,2 months ago
We have a second phase to this proposal that is perfect for 420.
Please weigh in and provide feedback if you can.

https://www.dash.org/forum/threads/pre-proposal-cannabis-genomic-blockchain-on-dash-phase-2.34931/
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0 points,5 months ago
We will make the most of it.
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2 points,5 months ago
awesome , voting yes
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0 points,2 months ago
We have a second phase to this proposal that is perfect for 420.
Please weigh in and provide feedback if you can.

https://www.dash.org/forum/threads/pre-proposal-cannabis-genomic-blockchain-on-dash-phase-2.34931/
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0 points,5 months ago
Thank you!
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0 points,5 months ago
I just edited the proposal to provide a hyperlink for http://raidreviews.org. This edit does not materially change the proposal but instead provides more transparency.
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