DENVER, Feb. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Cannabis Business Alliance (CBA) has released a statement regarding recent comments from the White House on adult-use marijuana.
DENVER, Feb. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — United Cannabis Corporation (OTCQB: CNAB) (the “Company” or “United Cannabis”) today announced that it has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Vessel Life Sciences (“VLS”) to produce and distribute its products, including the award-winning Prana Bio Nutrient Medicinals, throughout Pennsylvania.
HARTFORD, Conn., Feb. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Commissioner Jonathan A. Harris informed the Board of Physicians of his decision regarding which conditions DCP will seek to add to the list of debilitating conditions through the regulation making process.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Americans for Safe Access, a national nonprofit dedicated to ensuring safe and legal access to medical cannabis for therapeutic use and research, sent a memo to Congress informing members that the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has removed false information about cannabis from its website after months of public pressure.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Keith Stroup, founder of National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), brings his team and the group’s thoughts on the future of marijuana legalization to the California Cannabis Business Expo, March 5-8, Sheraton Marina, San Diego.
WOBURN, Mass., Feb. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Courtagen Life Sciences, Inc., an innovative endocannabinoid platform and molecular information company, announced today that the company has received a Notice of Allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its patent application no. 14/895,557, titled “Methods and Kits for Treating and Classifying Individuals at Risk of or Suffering from TRAP1 Change-of-Function.”
CANBERRA, Australia, Feb. 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Turnbull Government will facilitate faster access by qualified doctors to medicinal cannabis for patients with the necessary approvals.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MYM Nutraceuticals Inc. (CSE:MYM) (the “Company” or “MYM”) is pleased to announce that it has completed its acquisition of a majority interest in Sublime Culture Inc. (“Sublime”) and its inspection-stage application to become a Licensed Producer of medical cannabis.
ROHNERT PARK, Calif., Feb. 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Two leaders in California education – United Patients Group, a leading medical cannabis education organization and Sonoma State University are teaming up to offer the first medical cannabis course from a major public university in the country.
ANCHORAGE, Feb. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office (AMCO) is pleased to announce Erika McConnell has been appointed as its new director.
SALEM, Ore., Feb. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Department of Revenue received $5.3 million in marijuana tax payments in January 2017.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA), the first publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, subsidiary, HempMeds® Brasil today announced that the Brazilian government has authorized a doctor’s prescription for the Company’s hemp cannabidiol (CBD) oil product Real Scientific Hemp Oil™ (RSHO™) to treat patients in the country suffering from Multiple Sclerosis.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The National Cannabis Festival announced Talib Kweli, The Pharcyde, and Backyard Band as headliners for the second-annual music, art, and advocacy festival celebrating the legalization of cannabis in Washington, DC.
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Marley Natural, the official Bob Marley cannabis brand, is pleased to announce the launch of the Anniversary Herb Collection featuring artwork and packaging designed by Bob’s legendary art director, Neville Garrick.
DENVER, Feb. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — American Cannabis Company, Inc. (OTCQB: AMMJ) (the “Company”), a full-service business-to-business consulting solutions provider, and seller of ancillary products to the cannabis industry, today announced it has secured its second client in the state of Florida.
KELOWNA, British Columbia, Feb. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Marapharm has entered into an agreement to purchase a Medical Delivery Service with the specific and limited purpose to deliver, facilitate or coordinate cannabis transactions between qualified patients and caregivers.
BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Surna Inc. (OTCQB: SRNA) converted $2.76 million of its 10% convertible promissory notes, consisting of approximately $2.28 million in principal and $480,000 of accrued interest, into approximately 18 million shares of newly issued common stock and cash payments of less than $200,000.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 21, 2017—MJIC, Inc., the leading provider of cannabis regulatory compliance solutions and services, media, investor capital and supply chain distribution, announced today that it expects to sell out for its upcoming third annual Cannabis Business Expo, March 5 – 8 in San Diego, California.
CANBERRA, Australia, Feb. 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On Friday 17 February 2017, the Office of Drug control issued the very first licence under the medicinal cannabis provisions of the Narcotic Drugs Act 1967. The licence is a cannabis research licence and has been issued to Cannoperations Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Australian company Cann Group Limited.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Feb. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — In a unanimous vote, the Marijuana Control Board determined the CBD (cannabidiol) oil seized last week by the Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office (AMCO) to be marijuana product, except that which is labeled as made exclusively from seeds and that does not also include the term “CBD.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Crown Baus Capital Corp. (OTC PINK: CBCA) announces the Company acquires 100-acre investment participation in the Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC PINK: CBIS) Property and Drug Development Projects spread across California and Nevada.
SMITH FALLS, Ontario, Feb. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED) (“Canopy Growth” or the “Corporation”) announced that it has renewed the engagement agreement (“agreement”) with XIB Consulting Inc. (“XIB”) that the Corporation announced on April 7, 2016 and subsequently renewed October 7, 2016.
DENVER, Feb. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB:MSRT), one of the leading technology platforms for the cannabis industry, announced today a general business update on the Company and legal cannabis marketplace.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) will be the opening keynote at the Third Annual California Cannabis Business Expo, March 5-8 at the Sheraton Marina, San Diego. There will be an opening night reception for Rohrabacher, who has been a staunch supporter of legal cannabis.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The nation’s leading cannabis and drug policy reform organizations commended Congressional members Thursday on the formation of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus.
TORONTO, Ontario, Feb. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Bill Blair, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Jody Wilson-Raybould, has started a cross-country tour to discuss the legalization and regulation of cannabis.
SONOMA, Calif., Feb. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Two leaders in California education – United Patients Group, a leading medical cannabis education provider, and Sonoma State University, the beloved university in heart of fertile Northern California – are teaming up to offer one of the first medical cannabis courses from a major public University in the country.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Representatives Dana Rohrabacher (CA-48), Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), Don Young (AK-At Large), and Jared Polis (CO-02) on Thursday, February 16, will hold a press conference to discuss the role of the newly formed Cannabis Caucus and the future of cannabis policy.
DENVER, Feb. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — In response to Gov. Hickenlooper’s recent visit to speak with California legislators in Sacramento, Calif., in advance of legalization of adult-use cannabis, The Cannabis Business Alliance (CBA) has released a statement.
BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Colorado cannabis leader Americanna today announces that Colorado stores serving recreational customers sold more of its Sour Leaf Gummies than any other edibles product in the state, despite Americanna’s entrance into the cannabis market nearly four months after the year began, on April 20 (4/20).
ALBANY, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Yesterday, the New York State Assembly voted in support of A.2142, a bill that will seal the criminal records of people who have been unjustly and unconstitutionally arrested for simple possession of marijuana in public view.
PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — A report presented this month to the Oregon Legislature, HB 4014 Clinical Guidelines Work Group: Guidelines for Attending Physicians When Recommending the Medical Use of Marijuana, provides recommendations to physicians on appropriate care of a patient diagnosed with one or more debilitating conditions for which the physician is recommending the medical use of marijuana.
WARWICK, R.I., Feb. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — LED innovation powerhouse Lighting Science today announced the addition of an LED T8 grow lamp to their industry-leading VividGro product line.
OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — In a forward thinking move, Oxford has invited American cannabis leader, advocate and educator Steve DeAngelo, to participate in a debate on drugs.
HONOLULU, Hawaii, Feb. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) today issued a Notice to Proceed to Acquire and Cultivate Marijuana to Pono Life Sciences Maui LLC for their production center on Maui.
BATON ROUGE, La., Feb. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Southern University Land-Grant Campus – consisting on the SU Ag Center and College of Agricultural, Family and Consumer Sciences – will host a Medical Marijuana Town Hall Meeting on February 23, 2017 at 2 p.m. in the Southern University Ag Center.
DENVER, Feb. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The fact that 190 million Americans now live in states where marijuana has been legalized to some degree is raising a number of questions and issues about how to integrate the American workforce and marijuana consumers rights in regards to drug testing.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Feb. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — To date, 28 of 50 states, plus Washington D.C., Puerto Rico and Guam, have legalized forms of medical and recreational marijuana. Enter CannaSmack, a woman-owned and operated company that manufactures all natural, cruelty free, hemp-infused lip balms and lotions plus a line of SPF products made entirely in the USA using domestic hemp sourced from Oregon.
PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 14 , 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Hybrid Tech, LLC – the cannabis industry’s premier design, engineering and consulting firm – today announced a strategic international partnership with Lemnis-Oreon, the world’s leader in hydronically cooled LED grow light manufacturing.
NANAIMO, British Columbia, Feb. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Tilray, a global leader in medical cannabis research and production, today announced that it has received necessary approvals in Canada and New Zealand to export medical cannabis to New Zealand.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA) announced today that its subsidiary HempMeds® is announcing a new affiliate program showcasing customer loyalty by allowing them to earn a commission by referring customers to the company.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Aurora Cannabis Inc. (the “Company” or “Aurora”) (TSXV: ACB) (OTCQB: ACBFF) (Frankfurt: 21P; WKN: A1C4WM) and Radient Technologies (“Radient”) (TSXV: RTI) are pleased to provide an update on their previously announced collaboration arrangements.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — After months of public pressure, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has removed factually inaccurate information from its website.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, who has become a legislative leader when it comes to the unique hurdles that occur with legalization of recreational marijuana, will kick off Tuesday’s Senate Oversight Hearing on cannabis taxes and regulatory timelines.
WASHINGTON Feb. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Marijuana Policy Project issued the following statement in response to the Colorado Department of Revenue’s announcement that $1.3 billion in regulated marijuana sales took place in calendar year 2016.
WOBURN, Mass., Feb. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Medicinal Genomics and Courtagen Life Sciences, today announced an increasingly influential speaker lineup for CannMed 2017.
TRENTON, N.J., Feb. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — With the confirmation and swearing in of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, those in the cannabis industry are more than a little concerned.
ANCHORAGE, Feb. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, enforcement officers of the Alcohol and Marijuana Enforcement Office seized items from several retail stores across the state containing CBD (cannabidiol) oil that appear to be offered for sale in violation of several provisions of AS 17.38, including requirements for testing, packaging, and labeling.
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA, Feb. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — This release is a clarification of onsite consumption of marijuana products per the Marijuana Control Board’s meeting February 2.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — California’s $7 billion a year legal cannabis industry is about to launch 10 months from now. But it is hampered by having no access to basic banking services enjoyed by other businesses.