WASHINGTON, July 25, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On July 25, Representatives Andy Harris, M.D. (R-MD-01), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR-03), H. Morgan Griffith (R-VA-09), and Zoe Lofgren (D-CA-19) introduced the Medical Marijuana Research Act of 2017.
OAKLAND, Calif., July 25, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The East Bay Express 2017 “Best of the East Bay” winners have been announced and Harborside has won all four cannabis categories for which they received nominations! Harborside thanks their patients for such accolades.
Today, the New Jersey Medicinal Marijuana Program Review Panel made initial recommendations to the Health Commissioner to approve chronic pain, migraine, anxiety and Tourette’s Syndrome as qualifying conditions for the medical marijuana program.
LOS ANGELES, July 25, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Los Angeles-based cannabis management and investment firm MedMen has added two top executives to its ranks. Kate Denton is MedMen’s new chief marketing officer, and James Parker has joined the Firm’s capital arm as its chief operating officer.
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — This morning, the Senate Committee on Appropriations voted 24-7 to include an amendment introduced by Senators Steve Daines (R-MT) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) in the FY2018 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill.
OTTAWA, Ontario July 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (“Tetra” or the “Company”) (CSE:TBP)(CSE:TBP.CN)(CNSX:TBP)(OTCQB:TBPMF) today announced that it has strengthened its management team with the appointment of Bernard Fortier to the position of Chief Executive Officer, effective today, July 24, 2017.
WALTHAM, Mass., July 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Massachusetts Medical Society, together with Dr. Stephen B. Corn and Dr. Meredith Fisher-Corn from medical education website TheAnswerPage.com, has developed a Comprehensive Cannabis Curriculum intended to equip doctors and healthcare providers with a robust training on the medical, legal and social issues regarding marijuana use.
ANAHEIM, Calif., July 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, CCIA and NCIA are proud to announce Track 3 of the agenda for the California Cannabis Business Conference: Cultivation.
DENVER, July 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB:MSRT), one of the leading technology and compliance platforms for the cannabis industry, is pleased to announce it has closed a $1,217,000 private placement of common stock and warrants, as detailed in MassRoots’ Current Report on Form 8-K filed on July 24, 2017 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Mr. Brayden Sutton, President and CEO of Friday Night Inc., (Friday Night) (CSE: TGIF) (FWB: 1QF) (OTC: VPGDF), is pleased to provide an update on the progress of the company’s 91% owned asset, Alternative Medicine Association, LC.
MADISON, Wisc., July 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Gov. Scott Walker has offered an excuse perhaps even more incredible than the hypocrisy he displayed in pushing a drug testing scheme on Wisconsinites while, as head of the Republican Governors Association (RGA), accepting a major contribution from a marijuana industry trade group. According to Walker, a $25,000 campaign contribution isn’t big enough to buy his support.
CARSON, Calif., July 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Solis Tek, Inc. (OTCQB: SLTK), announced today that controlled third-party independent testing efforts have yielded results reflecting no heavy metals in Terpenez ™, the company’s new terpene profile enhancer.
LOS ANGELES, July 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Apothecarry Brands, the maker of the luxury Apothecarry storage and humidor system designed to safely keep Cannabis at its freshest using state-of-the-art humidity controls won the $50,000 grand prize for best pitch at Arcview’s Los Angeles Winners Fund pitch competition.
TORONTO, Ontario, July 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Amfil Technologies Inc. (OTC PINK: AMFE) is pleased to announce that its sales team has received a purchase order commitment to outfit a portion of an up and coming Canadian cannabis cultivator with 5 EcoPrO3 GRO3 Antimicrobial Systems as well as 100 Roto-Gro Hydroponic Systems.
PORTLAND, Ore., July 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Health Authority today announced the expansion of a youth marijuana use prevention campaign to a statewide audience.
ANAHEIM, Calif., July 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, CCIA and NCIA are pleased to announce educational Track 2 of the California Cannabis Business Conference’s agenda: Manufacturing and Processing.
LOS ANGELES, July 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Agritek Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AGTK) www.AgritekHoldings.com, a fully integrated, active cannabis real estate investor and branding consultant in the legal cannabis sector today announced the Company’s launch and first order for its licensed brand “MicroDose” Oral Strips.
WASHINGTON, July 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Uruguay will begin sales of legal marijuana for adult residents. The marijuana legalization proposal was put forward by former President José Mujica in 2012 as part of a comprehensive package aimed at improving public safety.
OTTAWA, Ontario, July 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (“Tetra” or the “Company”) (CSE:TBP)(CSE:TBP.CN)(CNSX:TBP)(OTCQB:TBPMF), announced today it has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Constance Therapeutics, Inc. of San Francisco, California, USA, for the clinical development and commercialization in Canada of its signature standardized, patent-pending, medicinal cannabis extract products.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc., July 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Marijuana is quickly becoming a legal multi-billion dollar industry in the United States, prompting new research into multiple aspects of the drug, including both use and production.
DENVER, July 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The 2nd annual 420 Games, landing in Denver on Saturday July 22, 2017, is not your typical marijuana-focused event.
ESCONDIDO, Calif., July 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MARIJUANA COMPANY OF AMERICA INC. (“MCOA” or the “Company”) (OTC: MCOA), an innovative cannabis and hemp marketing and distribution Company, is pleased to announce that it has contributed the first installment of capital to Bougainville Ventures, Inc.
DENVER, July 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — American Cannabis Company, Inc. (OTCQB: AMMJ) (“ACC”), 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 Arkansas.
LOS ANGELES, July 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MedMen Co-founder and CEO Adam Bierman will be a lecturer at the business and culture conference WORLDZ in Hollywood on Aug. 1, where he will share his experience on disrupting the status quo and unlocking huge potentials in the booming, multi-billion dollar cannabis industry.
Gov. Chris Sununu signed a bill into law Tuesday that will decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana in New Hampshire.
BOSTON, Mass., July 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — After weeks of talks and missed deadlines, legislators in Massachusetts have reached an agreement on legislation that will make changes to Question 4, the law to regulate marijuana for adults that was approved by voters in November 2016.
WASHINGTON, July 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Drug Policy Alliance board of directors announced today its unanimous decision to appoint Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno as the organization’s new executive director.
MADISON, Wis., July 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Scott Walker has always been a politician willing to do or say anything to advance his own political ambitions. But newly uncovered information that Walker, as head of the Republican Governor’s Association, accepted a major contribution from a marijuana industry trade group this year at the same time he was lobbying for authority to require drug testing as a condition of receiving public assistance benefits reaches new heights of political hypocrisy.
BATON ROUGE,La., July 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Dewmar International BMC, Inc. (OTC PINK: DEWM) announced today that it has filed a provisional patent with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the treatment of lung cancer with cannabinoids.
WASHINGTON, July 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) reintroduced legislation to change penalties students face when convicted of minor marijuana offenses.
WASHINGTON, July 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — A meeting scheduled by the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis for this afternoon has been postponed until July 31, 2017.
CALGARY, Alberta, June 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — GEA Technologies Ltd. “NEX:GEA.H” (“GEA” or the “Company”), an Alberta corporation and DropLeaf LLC (“DropLeaf”), a limited liability company governed by the laws of Nevada, are pleased to announce that they have entered into a letter of intent for the purpose of merging their businesses (the “LOI”).
DENVER, July 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Ubiquitech Software Corp. (OTC PINK: UBQU), through its operating subsidiary HempLifeToday.com, today announced its second quarter 2017 financial results.
NASHVILLE, July 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2015 and set to receive the Poet’s Award from the Academy of Country Music next month, Toby Keith has penned some of the most iconic music of his era. September 8, Toby is cracking the door and letting music fans aboard with the release of The Bus Songs.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Friday Night Inc ($TGIF) is pleased to provide an update on our 91% owned asset, Las Vegas-based Infused MFG, LLC (Infused). Infused grossed over $30,000 USD of sales in June, which is twice the initial projected amount of $15,000 USD.
WASHINGTON, July 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Next week, Uruguay will begin sales of legal marijuana for adult residents. The marijuana legalization proposal was put forward by former President José Mujica in 2012 as part of a comprehensive package aimed at improving public safety.
DENVER, July 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB:MSRT) is pleased to announce it has closed the acquisition of Odava, Inc., a leading compliance and point-of-sale system for the cannabis industry, for cash and common stock consideration, as fully detailed in our Current Report on Form 8-K filing, dated July 14, 2017.
DENVER, July 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Dewmar International BMC, Inc. (OTC PINK: DEWM) a diversified operating company that conducts business across a multitude of synergistic business sectors announced today that its Nevada subsidiary, United States Hemp Corporation, has created a wholly-owned subsidiary by the name of Cannabis Intellectual Property Holdings, LLC in order to protect a number of medical cannabis intellectual property assets.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, July 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — With a desire to see the Jamaican medical ganja industry up and running, some aspirants have sought product approvals and registrations from the Ministry of Health.
WILMINGTON, Del., July 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Governor John Carney this week signed into law Senate Bill 24, which will expand access to medical marijuana treatment for Delaware veterans, and other Delawareans, suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
WASHINGTON, July 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Across the nation, opioid-related deaths and fatalities are decreasing in states that have medical cannabis programs, but the benefits are limited due to a lack of accurately labeled and tested cannabis products.
CONCORD, N.H., July 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, advocates for legalizing and regulating marijuana in New Hampshire sent a letter to Gov. Chris Sununu asking him to veto HB 215, a bill that would create a study commission to consider marijuana legalization and regulation.
MADISON, Wisc., July 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today State Representative Melissa Sargent (D-Madison) hosted a press conference at the Wisconsin State Capitol to announce LRB-2457, legislation to legalize marijuana in Wisconsin.
DENVER, July 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — American Cannabis Company, Inc. (OTCQB: AMMJ) (“ACC”), a full-service business-to-business consulting solutions provider, and seller of ancillary products to the cannabis industry, today announced that its proprietary product SoHum Living Soils®(SoHum®), has won the 2017 High Times STASH award for “Best Potting Mix.”
RIVERSIDE, Calif., July 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — CaliPharms, Inc. (OTC PINK: KGET), a Company operating in the California Medicinal Cannabis industry, publicly trading under the OTC Markets symbol “KGET,” continues its successful production of medicinal cannabis in Humboldt County.
LOS ANGELES, July 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MJIC Inc. has completed its quarterly rebalancing of the Marijuana Index, adding seven new cannabis companies to the Canadian Marijuana Index.
TORONTO, Ontario, July 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The province is asking for your thoughts on how Ontario should approach cannabis legalization in a way that protects youth, prevents harm and ensures that Ontario’s roads continue to be among the safest in North America.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Canna Angels LLC, a leading angel investment consortium focused on opportunities within the cannabis industry, today announced that RET. California State Senator Joe Dunn and Dr. Daniele Piomelli, PhD, Pharm.D., will be featured guests at the Canna Angels July 19 Founders Showcase.
ALBANY, July 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation and announced new actions to support the emerging industrial hemp industry and boost the agricultural economy in New York State.
DENVER, July 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Yofumo Technologies today announced that it has been awarded a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.