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United Patients Group

United Patients Group and Sonoma State University Offer First Public University Medical Marijuana Course in the Nation

United Patients Group and Sonoma State University Offer First Public University Medical Marijuana Course in the Nation

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.

Dive Into the Evolution of Extraction Technologies

Dive Into the Evolution of Extraction Technologies

On March 7, 2017, hear Dr. Joshua Hartsel, CEO of Speakeasy 710, a California-based cannabis oil producer, lead a session at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Diego on the tremendous opportunity opening up in California’s market with regards to extracts and other concentrate products.

Marley Natural

Marley Natural Celebrates Anniversary with Limited-Edition Cannabis Collection

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.

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Marapharm Ventures Inc. “Marapharm” announces an acquisition in California

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.

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Impending Implementation of California’s 2018 Business-critical Cannabis Regulations to be Addressed at Upcoming San Diego Cannabis Business Expo

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.

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Crown Baus Capital Corp. Acquires 100-Acre Investment Participation in Cannabis Science’s California and Nevada Property and Drug Development Projects

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.

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Dana Rohrabacher to Keynote California Cannabis Business Expo March 5-8

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.

United Patients Group

United Patients Group and Sonoma State University Offer First Medical Marijuana Course in the Nation

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.

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Cannabis Business Alliance Statement: States on Path to Cannabis Legalization can find insight from Colorado’s Industry for Best Practices in Regulation and Child Safety

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.

Farming Collective Sets Bar High for Sustainable Cannabis

This Farming Collective Sets Bar High for Sustainable Cannabis

With legalization making gains across North America, a collective of marijuana farmers from California’s legendary Humboldt County hope that their brand of cannabis strains will set the bar high for the industry’s ecological standards.

Top 5 States for Marijuana Stocks

Top 5 States for Marijuana Stocks

Over the next five years, the U.S. marijuana market could be worth tens of billions of dollars, and according to GreenWave Advisors, LLC, these five states could move the needle most for marijuana companies. Learn just how big the marijuana market may be in California, Washington, Pennsylvania, Colorado, and Michigan in 2021.

George Zimmer Wants to Correct Myths About Marijuana

George Zimmer Wants to Correct Myths About Marijuana

George Zimmer, the man once famous for saying “You’re going to like the way you look,” has smoked marijuana for 50 years and once donated $50,000 to legalization efforts in California, according to Business Insider. Zimmer, 68, is scheduled to give a keynote address at the Cannabis Collaborative Conference in Portland, Ore., on Feb. 15, 2017.

Entrepreneurs, CannaPitch and Careers on First Day of #CalCanBizExpo

Entrepreneurs, CannaPitch and Careers on First Day of #CalCanBizExpo

Entrepreneurs, investors and career seekers are eager to navigate California’s newly legalized recreational cannabis market and the California Cannabis Business Expo is ready to show current and future stakeholders the way on its opening day at the Sheraton Marina Hotel in San Diego on March 5, 2017.

Medical Marijuana Inc.

Medical Marijuana Inc. Subsidiary, HempMeds, Announces New Affiliate Program Showcasing Customer Loyalty

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.

Hickenlooper to Talk Cannabis Taxes With Legislators in California

Hickenlooper to Talk Cannabis Taxes With California’s Legislators

As governor of the first state to implement legalized recreational cannabis, Gov. John Hickenlooper has priceless insight when it comes to state regulation and taxation of recreational cannabis and now California is ready to learn from him.

Colorado Governor Hickenlooper to Kick Off Tuesday’s Oversight Hearing on Cannabis Taxes and Regulatory Timelines

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.

Should Investors Consider Canopy Growth Corp.?

Should Investors Consider Canopy Growth Corp.?

Investors are incredibly excited about Canopy Growth Corporation. But we’re now looking at a situation where the stock has increased quite aggressively thanks mostly to the belief that the future is bright. And there are still many investors sitting on the sidelines wondering if they should consider this company.

Sounds of Marijuana at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards

Sounds of Marijuana at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards

With California having both legal medical and recreational marijuana, performers may see more legal green than Grammy gold on awards night. Here’s a rundown of the nominees who love marijuana just as much as they love music.

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Treasurer Chiang, Working Group Meet in Los Angeles to Find Ways to Provide Banking Services to $7B Legal Cannabis Industry

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.

Eaze Delivery Platform Data Reveals Trends in California Marijuana Consumption

Eaze Data Reveals Trends in California Marijuana Consumption

In 2016, Californians ordered marijuana on the Eaze platform once every 30 seconds, according to the “Eaze Insights: 2016 State of Cannabis Data Report.” That doubled 2015’s rate of an order once every minute. Eaze, an online platform for marijuana deliveries, drew its report from 250,000 platform users and a supplemental survey of 5,000 state residents.

Republican Congressman Introduces Bill That Would Resolve the Conflict Between State and Federal Marijuana Laws, Allow States to Determine Their Own Policies

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher of California introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday that would resolve the conflict between state and federal marijuana laws and allow states to determine their own marijuana policies.

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New Report from Eaze Shows Record Legal Marijuana Use in California

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Following decades of stigmatization and prohibition, a new data report titled, Eaze Insights: State of Cannabis 2016, reveals that Californians are increasingly comfortable with marijuana use and are embracing its benefits.

Fungus on Medical Marijuana Might Have Killed Cancer Patient

Fungus on Medical Marijuana Might Have Killed Cancer Patient

Fungus on medical marijuana might have killed a young California man fighting a treatable cancer, according to CBSNews.com. Doctors suspect the man could have died because the fungus was able to infect his body due to an immune system weakened by chemotherapy.

Medical Marijuana Inc.

Alzheimer’s Patient Receives Brazilian Government Permission to be Treated with Medical Marijuana, Inc. Subsidiary, HempMeds® Brasil, Flagship Product RSHO™

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb., 7, 2017/Weed Wire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (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 a patient in the country suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.

Lab Finds Toxic Fungicide on Medical Marijuana in San Francisco Area

Lab Finds Toxic Fungicide on Medical Marijuana in San Francisco Area

A reporter at a San Francisco-area television station sent six samples of medical marijuana to a laboratory in Berkeley, Calif., for testing, and the results have raised some red flags, according to the KPIX website. “Only one of those six had no detectable pesticides,” Dr. Donald Land, a researcher at Steep Hill Lab, said.

Humboldt's Finest

Humboldt’s Finest Sets the Industry Standard in Sustainable Sun Grown Cannabis

HUMBOLDT, Calif., Feb. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Humboldt’s Finest, the leader in craft cannabis production, is setting the standard for sustainable cannabis cultivation with advanced “sun grown” and “rain grown” farming techniques.

Advanced Nutrients CEO Forced to Cancel Marijuana Super Bowl Party

Advanced Nutrients CEO Forced to Cancel Marijuana Super Bowl Party

Due to the actions of the LAPD and City Council, the owner of Advanced Nutrients’ Super Bowl Party was cancelled. In a press conference, Michael “Big Mike” Straumietis explains what actions will follow the stop-work order that was issued this past weekend.

Higher Ed in Cali: Two Universities Offering Medical Cannabis Education

Higher Ed in Cali: Two Universities Offering Medical Cannabis Education

With its Humboldt Institute for Interdisciplinary Marijuana Research, Humboldt State University in California has been at the academic forefront of marijuana since 2012, but other institutions of higher education in the state are starting to follow suit.

Terra-Tech

Terra Tech Named to 2017 OTCQX Best 50

NEW PORT BEACH, Calif., Feb. 2, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Terra Tech Corp. (OTCQX: TRTC) (“Terra Tech”) or (the “Company”), a vertically integrated cannabis-focused agriculture company, today announced it has been named to the 2017 OTCQX® Best 50, a ranking of top performing companies traded on the OTCQX Best Market last year.

MedMen

MedMen Acquires New York Medical Marijuana Company

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MedMen, a Los Angeles-based cannabis management and investment firm, announced today that it has acquired Bloomfield Industries, Inc., one of only five Registered Organizations licensed to operate a medical marijuana business in the State of New York.

Confident Cannabis

Leading Cannabis Technology Innovators Partner to Launch World’s First Cannabis Wholesale Pricing Estimator

PALO ALTO, Feb. 2, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Confident Cannabis™, a division of CC Software, LLC, and Cannabis Benchmarks®, a division of New Leaf Data Services, LLC, have announced a partnership to bring customized wholesale pricing estimates to cannabis businesses.

Progress in Cali: San Diego Approves Recreational Marijuana Sales

Progress in Cali: San Diego Approves Recreational Marijuana Sales

While several municipalities in California have enacted temporary bans on recreational marijuana and others have yet to decide the fate of the state’s newly legalized industry, America’s Finest City has just become the first city in San Diego County to approve recreational marijuana sales.

UC Davis Health

Undergraduate Course on the ‘Physiology of Cannabis’ Offered This Spring at UC Davis

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 31, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — A new undergraduate course on “Physiology of Cannabis” (HPH 115) will be offered at UC Davis this spring to raise awareness and understanding of how cannabis and cannabinoids affect the body.

MedMen

MedMen CEO Joins Policy Council at National Cannabis Industry Association

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Adam Bierman, co-founder and chief executive of Los Angeles-based cannabis firm MedMen, has been tapped by the industry’s top trade organization to help lead its efforts in shaping federal marijuana policy.

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Illicit Market Underscores Pent-Up Demand for Legal Cannabis

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Despite major strides in legalization at the state level, illicit trade still accounts for nearly 90 percent of U.S. cannabis sales on average, according to a recent report on the state of the cannabis industry in North America.

Will California Be Ready to Regulate Recreational Marijuana?

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 27, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — WHAT: State Senator Jerry Hill, Senator Cathleen Galgiani, Senator Ed Hernandez, and Senator Mike McGuire convene an informational hearing to question state regulators on their readiness to regulate recreational and medicinal pot by January 1, 2018.

Enforcement in California: Two Dispensaries Raided in Santa Ana

Enforcement in Cali: Two Dispensaries Raided in Santa Ana

On Jan. 26, 2017, California’s Santa Ana Police Department raided two dispensaries, Sky High and Elevated Dreams, for operating without local business licenses.

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D|R Welch Files Lawsuit Against Fourteen Illegal Dispensaries in the City of Santa Ana

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — D|R Welch Attorneys at Law, a law firm focusing on all business aspects of the medical marijuana industry, filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Santa Ana Cannabis Association, an association of licensed medical marijuana dispensaries, against 14 illegal dispensaries operating in the city.

Santa Ana Police Department Serves Search Warrants on Illegal Marijuana Dispensaries

During the morning hours of Thursday, January 26, 2017, Police Detectives assigned to the Santa Ana Police Department’s Vice and Narcotics Unit served search warrants at Sky High dispensary located at 419 W. Seventeenth Street and the Elevated Dreams dispensary located at 413 W. Seventeenth Street in the City of Santa Ana.

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Energy-Enhanced CBD Hemp Oil Offers Surprising Health Benefits

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 25, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Scientists at Vital Force Technology (VFT) labs are excited to announce their research and results into energetically enhancing a popular alternative health supplement, cannabidiol, more commonly known as CBD oil.


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