LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Agritek Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AGTK) www.AgritekHoldings.com, a fully integrated, active real estate investor for the medicinal sector and branding consultant today announced that the Company has executed an Asset Purchase Agreement for the acquisition of Performance Nutrition Center.
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SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) will hold a public workshop in Fresno to receive comments regarding the recent release of its California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Initial Study and Proposed Negative Declaration (IS/ND) for its regulatory licensing and enforcement program (Proposed Program) for commercial cannabis distributors, retailers, testing laboratories and microbusinesses.
Northern California counties are on the front lines of cannabis regulation. In this video, County Supervisors from in and around the area share their best advice on how to move forward in regulating this newly legal industry. Cannabis growers also weigh in on the importance of collaboration and working with local government to craft an ordinance that works for everyone.
Last November, California voters approved a ballot measure to legalize marijuana. Now, the state’s lawmakers are formally calling on the federal government to reclassify marijuana.
Weedmaps, one of the country’s larger and more established marijuana firms, is going all-in on Massachusetts and its new recreational pot market.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) will hold a public workshop in Long Beach to receive comments regarding the recent release of its California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Initial Study and Proposed Negative Declaration (IS/ND) for its regulatory licensing and enforcement program (Proposed Program) for commercial cannabis distributors, retailers, testing laboratories and microbusinesses.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Eaze, the leading cannabis technology company, announced today an additional $27 million in Series B financing, led by Bailey Capital with participation from DCM Ventures, Kaya Ventures and FJ Labs.
SANTA ROSA, Calif., Sept. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution on September 12, 2017, to modify and extend the Temporary Code Enforcement Penalty Relief Program for Cannabis businesses.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) sent the following letter to Governor Brown requesting that he declare a State of Emergency in Siskiyou County related to the rampant illegal marijuana grows.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Smoking or consuming marijuana in any form while driving or riding in vehicles will be specifically prohibited by law in California come January 1 under a bill by Senator Jerry Hill that Governor Brown signed Monday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Canna-Hub, a California-based real estate development and property management Company for the cannabis industry, today announced its innovative cannabis real estate development business model to help current and prospective cannabis licensees secure properly zoned property for their cannabis businesses in California.
Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), co-chairs of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, welcomed passage of legislation to extend protections for state medical marijuana programs through December 8.
The San Diego City Council came to a decision Monday on whether marijuana cultivation, distribution, manufacturing and testing businesses should be allowed within city limits.
BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — BDS Analytics today launches the cannabis industry’s most comprehensive and granular examination of the California cannabis market, an essential tool for cannabis businesses, investors, and others interested in understanding and assessing the largest cannabis marketplace in the world.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – New Frontier Data (www.newfrontierdata.com), an independent, technology-driven analytics company specializing in the cannabis industry, in partnership with greenRush.com, the world’s largest online marketplace for cannabis products, today unveiled “Cannabis On Demand: Evolving Trends in California’s Medical Market,” a groundbreaking new market data report on California’s fast-growing online cannabis e-commerce and delivery segments, for which millennials currently account for an astounding 80% of total sales.
Toxic chemicals from illegal marijuana farms hidden deep in California’s forests are showing up in rivers and streams that feed the state’s water supply, prompting fears that humans and animals may be at risk, data reviewed by Reuters show.
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8, 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 that the Company has executed a branding agreement with WeedMaps.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ –Today the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) launched a health information and education campaign about what’s legal in California and potential health impacts of cannabis use.
CARSON, Calif., Sept. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Solis Tek (OTCQB: SLTK), a vertically integrated technology innovator, developer, manufacturer and distributor focused on bringing products and solutions to commercial cannabis growers in legal markets across the U.S., announced today that Alan Lien, Co-Founder, Chairman and President of Solis Tek, will be presenting on “The Effects of Light Science on Plant Biology” at the Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo.
ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The California cannabis market is complex and ever-changing and with such a large influx of information, sorting through all the data can prove to be not only challenging, but exhausting.
Flow Kana is a cannabis distributor that promotes the sale of organic and sustainable marijuana. With recreational marijuana sales beginning next year in California, the company wants to help boost local farm-grown plants over commercial warehouse operations.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Bureau of Cannabis Control released its California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Proposed Program study to the public today.
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Following collaborative discussions with numerous partners, participants, and interested parties who support the legalization of cannabis in an inclusive manner, Cannabis World Congress & Business Expositions, (CWCBExpo) is announcing that Roger Stone will no longer be featured as a keynote speaker at the upcoming CWCBExpo events in Los Angeles and Boston.
Back in 1996, California became the first state to legalize medical marijuana, and in a few months, recreational use will be legal there too. Many are wondering how the development will impact the state’s wine industry.
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 30, 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 that the Company has executed a five (5) year operational and exclusive licensing agreement with Green Acres Pharm, a 10,000 sq. ft. licensed and operating cultivation and manufacturing facility located in Washington State.
On Aug. 24, 2017, San Mateo County Narcotics Task Force announced that a series of San Mateo County cannabis raids eradicated 11,400 cannabis plants with a value of approximately $22.8 million.
ANAHEIM, Calif., Aug. 28, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The first-ever California Cannabis Business Conference, presented by the industry’s leading trade associations, CCIA and NCIA, is less than a month away.
The storied Silicon Valley venture firm Benchmark Capital has launched a slew of tech companies: Twitter, Uber, Snapchat, Instagram. Now its search for the next big thing has led it to … pot.
ANAHEIM, Calif., Aug. 25, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Trainers, the company behind the first responsible cannabis vendor training program approved by state regulators anywhere in the world, today announced its expansion into the promising California cannabis market ahead of full legalization in 2018.
As California gears up for the sale of recreational cannabis, lawmakers are still concerned about cannabis packaging that could appeal to minors. On Aug. 24, 2017, state lawmakers sent Gov. Jerry Brown Senate Bill 663, a bill intended to thwart edibles from being marketed to adolescents, as reported by the Los Angeles Times. Crafted by…
ANAHEIM, Calif., Aug. 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Join CCIA and NCIA at #CACannaBizCon for a work-in-progress clip of the empowering, soon-to-be-released documentary, “Mary Janes: The Women of Weed” by featuring Lindsay Robinson, AC Braddock — both of whom will be at the conference in Anaheim — and so many more.
The California City police and fire departments are preparing for the addition of dozens of medical marijuana cultivation and manufacturing businesses.
On January 1, 2018, Californians over the age of 21 will legally be able to buy recreational marijuana including edibles and other products. Children will inadvertently be exposed to the marketing of this drug.
With approximately 1,000 homes having been converted for illegal residential cultivation, illegal Sacramento marijuana grows have become a public safety concern for California’s capital city.
A letter addressing recent cannabis raids by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife in Mendocino County was scrapped by the Board of Supervisors.
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23, 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 first orders from its’ state licensed manufacturer for its brand “MicroDose” Oral Strips (www.microdosestrips.com) or “MD Strips” for the medicinal market of California.
In this Cal Can Biz Expo interview, watch Kristen Fox, Editor-in-Chief of MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview A.J. Gentile, CEO of Speedweed.
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (MJNA), the first publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, today announced that the State of Mexico’s government has purchased the company’s Real Scientific Hemp Oil-X™ (RSHO-X™) CBD hemp oil products from its subsidiary HempMeds Mexico® to treat 11 of its citizens suffering from varying indications including Refractory Epilepsy and Lennox Gastaut-Syndrome.
On Aug. 17, 2017, the San Diego Police Department narcotics unit raided two illegal cannabis dispensaries, bringing the number of raids on illegal dispensaries to more than 60 since March 2016.
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Andrew Modlin, co-founder and chief operating officer of leading cannabis firm MedMen was awarded the prestigious “Emerging Leader Award” by the American Marketing Association, the country’s top marketing trade organization. Mr. Modlin was one of four “under 40” recipients the organization honored as future leaders in the marketing field.
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21, 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 that the Company has received an additional $300,000 in funding for the month of August.
KPIX 5’s Susie Steimle explains how one California company is changing the way pot dispensaries are keeping their product fresh.
Today, investors are licking their chops over the prospect of a “green rush” when recreational retailers and weed makers are allowed to open for business Jan. 1.
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – MJAC2017, the premier cannabis event devoted to retail investors powered by CBMJ – Canna Broadcast Media, today reveals its leading lineup.
SANTA ROSA, Calif., Aug. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Natural Cannabis Company today announced a release date of August 26, 2017 for its popular High Society luxury cannabis subscription boxes.
MENDOCINO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On August 8, 2017, the County of Mendocino Board of Supervisors directed county staff to streamline the cannabis compliance permitting process.
Officials suspect pot grown legally in Oregon and other marijuana states is also being smuggled out, and the trafficking is putting America’s multibillion-dollar marijuana industry at risk.
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15, 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 timely filing of the Company’s second quarter financial results for 2017.
At precisely 4:20 p.m. yesterday the office of Mayor Eric Garcetti sent out an email announcing that the city has its first marijuana czar.
There’s a harsh downside to the boom in marijuana legalization and use on the West Coast: Illegal marijuana growers are polluting the environment to an alarming degree and threatening the health of people and rare wildlife in the process.