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Harris Introduces Bipartisan Bill Facilitating Medical Marijuana Research

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.

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Harborside Named BEST of the East Bay 2017 in Four Cannabis Categories

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.

New Jersey Medicinal Marijuana Review Panel Recommends Adding Chronic Pain, Migraine, Anxiety and Tourette's Syndrome to List of Qualifying Conditions

New Jersey Medicinal Marijuana Review Panel Recommends Adding Chronic Pain, Migraine, Anxiety and Tourette’s Syndrome to List of Qualifying Conditions

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.

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Cannabis Leader MedMen Continues to Recruit Top Executive Talent

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.

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Senate Committee Stands up for Veterans Using Medical Cannabis

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.

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Tetra Bio-Pharma Accelerates Growth Strategy with Appointment of Bernard Fortier as CEO

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.

Massachusetts Medical Society launches Comprehensive Cannabis Curriculum Series for Doctors, Healthcare Providers

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.

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MassRoots Announces Closing of $1.2 Million Equity Financing

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.

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Friday Night Inc. Meets High Demand in Nevada via New Distribution Agreement with Blackbird Logistics

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.

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Gov. Scott Walker Defense of Taking Donation From Marijuana Industry Advocates While Calling For More Drug Testing: $25,000 Check Too Small to Influence Him

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.

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Independent Lab Results Report Solis Tek’s New Terpene Enhancer, Terpenez, Is Free of All Heavy Metals

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.

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Apothecarry Takes Top Prize at Arcview’s Los Angeles Winners Fund Pitch Competition

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.

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Amfil Technologies Inc. Announces Purchase Order Commitment for EcoPr03 GRO3 Systems & Roto-Gro Units

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.

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Agritek Holdings, Inc. Announces Launch Of MicroDose Oral Strips Brand For California Market

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.

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Uruguay, First Country in the World to Legally Regulate Marijuana, Begins Retail Sales Today

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.

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Tetra Bio-Pharma Signs Letter of Intent with Constance Therapeutics

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.

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Marijuana Company of America (MCOA) Receives Financing for Joint Venture in Washington State

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.

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American Cannabis Company, Inc. Announces It Has Secured A Second Contract With A New Client In Arkansas

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.

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Demystifying and Disrupting the Status Quo at WORLDZ Summit 2017

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.

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Massachusetts House and Senate Reach Compromise on Legalization Implementation Bill

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.

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The Drug Policy Alliance Announces Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno as New Executive Director

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.

Gov. Scott Walker on Drugs

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.

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Dewmar International BMC, Inc. (DEWM) Files Provisional Patent to Treat Lung Cancer with Cannabinoids

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.

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GEA Technologies and DropLeaf Jointly Announce a Letter Agreement for a Proposed Merger

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”).

Toby Keith Pulls In With The Bus Songs September 8

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.

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Friday Night Inc Releases Progress Update on Infused MFG

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.

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Uruguay, First Country in the World to Legally Regulate Marijuana, Begins Retail Sales Next Week

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.

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MassRoots Closes Acquisition of Odava, a Leading Compliance Technology Platform

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.

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Dewmar International BMC, Inc. (DEWM) Subsidiary Creates a Holding Company to Protect Cannabis Intellectual Property Assets

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.

Governor Carney, Lawmakers Expand Access to Medical Marijuana for Delawareans with PTSD

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.

Americans for Safe Access Opioid Veterans

International Laboratory Certification Program Offers Free Services for Laboratories To Help Address Opioid Epidemic

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.

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Marijuana Reform Advocates Ask Gov. Sununu to Veto Marijuana Study Commission Bill

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.

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American Cannabis Company, Inc. Announces SoHum Living Soil Earned 2017 High Times STASH Award For Best Potting Mix

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.”

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CaliPharms Humboldt County Medical Cannabis Facility Reports Full Production

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.

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MJIC Marijuana Index Rebalances and Adds 7 New Cannabis Companies

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.

Ontario Seeking Public Input on Federal Plan to Legalize Cannabis

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.

CANNA ANGELS

Canna Angels, LLC Hosts Showcase Event Announcing Major Interdisciplinary Cannabis Research Institute

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.

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Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation and Announces New Initiatives to Support Growth of Industrial Hemp Industry in New York State

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.


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