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MJIC Marijuana Index Rebalances for Q3; Adds 4 New Cannabis Companies

MJIC Marijuana Index Rebalances for Q3; Adds 4 New Cannabis Companies

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – MJIC Inc. completed its third quarter rebalancing of the Marijuana Index, adding two new cannabis companies each to the United States Marijuana Index and the Canadian Marijuana Index.

California Releases Cannabis Insurance List as Wildfires Continue to Rage

California Releases Cannabis Insurance List as Wildfires Continue to Rage

Wildfires are continuing to lay waste to Northern California. Beyond the loss of life and land, some of those that have survived are waiting to sift through the ashes of their cannabis businesses knowing they don’t have cannabis insurance to recoup their losses.

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Agritek Holdings, Inc. Announces First Grow Pod Installation And Initial Build Out Of Pueblo Hemp Cultivation Facility Of 77 Acres Inc.

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Agritek Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AGTK) www.AgritekHoldings.com, a fully integrated, active real estate investor for the cannabis sector and branding consultant today announced that the Company is in the final stages of licensing and construction planning for its 80 acres located in Pueblo, Colorado.

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Bureau of Cannabis Control to Hold Public Licensing Workshop in Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) will host a public licensing workshop in Los Angeles on October 12. The workshop will focus on what licensing information is needed and what resources are available for people planning to apply for state commercial cannabis licenses.

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Top California Cannabis Cultivator Expands Veterans Internship Program, Offering ‘Boot Camp’ Experience to Succeed in Multibillion-Dollar Emerging Sector

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — THC Design Launches 12-Week Cannabis Cultivation Internship Program to Teach Veterans Advanced Cultivation Skills and Groom New Talent for Company and Industry

Los Angeles City Council Committee Approves Revised Cannabis Regulations

Los Angeles City Council Committee Approves Revised Cannabis Regulations

On Sept. 25, 2017, a Los Angeles City Council committee approved revised draft regulations for the city’s cannabis industry. While the original draft regulations were released on June 8, the revised version wasn’t released until Sept. 22, giving industry members little time to prepare for the meeting on Sept. 25.

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LA City Council’s Current Revised Draft Cannabis Regulations Will Place Patients In Peril, Destroy Small Business Growth, And Kill Tens of Thousands of Jobs In What Has The Potential To Be The World’s Largest Regulated Cannabis Market

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Southern California Coalition (SCC), the largest, most inclusive cannabis industry trade organization in Southern California, is urging all patients, caregivers, cannabis businesses, industry employees, advocates, and the 80 percent of Angelenos, who said yes to Proposition M (Prop M) to voice their concerns and propose solutions to issues in the Los Angeles (LA) City Council’s current revised draft cannabis regulations at the LA City Council’s Rules, Elections, Intergovernmental (REIG) Committee on Monday, September 25 at 11:00 a.m. PST at LA City Hall.

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Agritek Holdings, Inc. Announces Acquisition Of Performance Nutrition California Retail Location With eBay And Amazon Online Stores Adding In Excess Of $500,000 In Additional Gross Revenue And Product Sales For Company

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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Agritek Holdings, Inc. Announces Partnership Agreement For Brands Microdose Strips And California Premiums Availability For Exclusive California Territories With WeedMaps

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.

Marijuana Expo Drops Roger Stone as Keynote Speaker

Marijuana Expo Drops Roger Stone as Keynote Speaker

On Sept. 6, 2017, organizers behind Cannabis World Congress & Business Expositions announced that the events in Los Angeles and Boston would no longer feature political provocateur Roger Stone as keynote speaker. The announcement comes after weeks of outrage and threats of boycott from marijuana organizations over Stone’s inclusion.

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Cannabis World Congress & Business Expositions to Replace Scheduled Keynote Speaker in Los Angeles September 13-15, 2017 and Boston October 4-6, 2017

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.

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Agritek Holdings, Inc. Announces First Delivery Of MicroDose Oral Strips Brand To Dispensaries And Delivery Services Within California Market

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.

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MedMen’s Andrew Modlin Wins Unprecedented American Marketing Association Award

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.

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Agritek Holdings, Inc. Announces $300,000 Cash Infusion On Heels Of CEO B. Michael Friedman’s Appearance On Fox Business Network New To The Street

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.

First Look at the Los Angeles Cannabis Commission Approved by City Council

First Look at the Los Angeles Cannabis Commission Approved by City Council

While Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti named Cat Packer, a former policy coordinator at the Drug Policy Alliance, as the Department of Cannabis Regulation’s executive director on Aug. 9, 2017, the Los Angeles City Council approved Garcetti’s selection of Packer at its meeting on Aug. 16, as well as approving five members for the Los Angeles Cannabis Commission.

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Agritek Holdings, Inc. Announces Timely Filing Of Second Quarter Financial Results For 2017 And Provides Shareholder Update

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.

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Agritek Holdings, Inc. Announces Phase One Construction On 25,000 Sq. Ft. Cultivation Facility In Puerto Rico

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14, 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 phase one of construction will begin this month at the 1919 Clinic’s 25,000 square foot cultivation and manufacturing facility located in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Southern California Coalition Issues Statement on Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti’s Appointment of Cat Packer as Executive Director of the Newly-Established Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Southern California Coalition (SCC), the largest, most inclusive cannabis industry trade organization located in the world’s largest cannabis marketplace, Southern California, issued the following statement on Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s appointment of Cat Packer as Executive Director of the newly-established Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation.

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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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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.

Hemp Goes High Fashion With Bad Decision Adventure Club

Hemp Goes High Fashion With Bad Decision Adventure Club

When you think of hemp clothing, you usually conjure up images of hippie dippy tie-dye clothes. Scratchy and made of dull colors available at rock festivals or retailers that favor green causes. Now hemp is going high fashion with emerging apparel brand Bad Decision Adventure Club (BDAC).

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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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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.

What We Know About the Future of Los Angeles County Cannabis Regulations

What We Know About the Future of Los Angeles County Cannabis Regulations

While Los Angeles County cannabis regulations have yet to be developed, the county is ready to gain insight from its residents on a range of issues that need to be addressed to regulate cannabis in its unincorporated areas.

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The Future of Marijuana Arrives in Orange County

LOS ANGELES, June 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — National cannabis firm MedMen celebrates the grand opening of its retail location in Orange County, bringing its industry-leading retail experience to more cannabis patients in Southern California.

L.A. County Cannabis Advisory Team Begins Work in June

LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Los Angeles County’s cannabis regulation efforts have entered an important new phase with the convening of a diverse advisory group made up of health and policy experts, community leaders, cannabis industry representatives and other key stakeholders.

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Agritek Holdings, Inc. Announces Pre-Qualification Of Manufacturing License For 25,000 Sq. Ft. Cultivation Operation And Partner In Puerto Rico

LOS ANGELES, June 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Agritek Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AGTK) today announced that the Company’s operational and licensing partner, 1919 Clinic, has received pre-qualification and preliminary approval for a manufacturing license in addition to its cultivation license for San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Los Angeles Issues Dispensary Map, Draft Business Regs and Zoning Ordinance

Los Angeles Issues Dispensary Map, Draft Business Regs and Zoning Ordinance

In the span of two days, the City of Los Angeles has taken three important steps toward regulating its legal cannabis market—issuing a cannabis dispensary map, draft commercial cannabis regulations and a proposed zoning ordinance.

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City Controller Ron Galperin Maps Marijuana Dispensaries; Advocates for Enforcement to Protect Neighborhoods and to Collect Taxes Due

LOS ANGELES, June 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — With legal recreational marijuana coming to California in January 2018, Los Angeles City Controller Ron Galperin released a map showing the status of medical marijuana dispensaries in the City, along with suggestions on how to better ensure that the businesses pay taxes and comply with local regulations intended to protect residents and customers.

California Medical Cannabis Regulation Meeting in Los Angeles

California Medical Cannabis Regulation Meeting in Los Angeles

The California Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation is holding a public regulation hearing on June 8, 2017, in Los Angeles. The event, the second of four scheduled hearings, gives stakeholders the opportunity to comment on the proposed California medical cannabis regulations.

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Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation to Hold Public Regulation Hearing in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES June 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation (Bureau) will hold its second public regulation hearing in Los Angeles to receive comments regarding the recent release of the bureau’s proposed medical cannabis regulations.

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Steep Hill Announces Opening of Steep Hill Express LA (Los Angeles)

BERKELEY, Calif., June 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Jmîchaeĺe Keller, President and CEO of Steep Hill, the global leader in cannabis science, testing and analytics, announced today that Steep Hill has licensed its first Steep Hill Express lab location outside of its corporate headquarters in Los Angeles.

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Agritek Holdings, Inc. Announces Execution Of Sale and Purchase Transaction Of Cannabis Friendly Resort In Quebec, Canada As New Recreational Regulations For Country Are Approved

LOS ANGELES, May 25, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Agritek Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AGTK) (www.AgritekHoldings.com) today announced that the Company has executed a land purchase agreement to purchase a “420 Style” resort and estate property approximately one hour outside of Quebec City, Canada.

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Los Angeles’ Largest Trade Association of Prop D Cannabis Dispensaries Kicks Off the “Get L.E.G.A.L.” Public Education Campaign

LOS ANGELES, May 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The United Cannabis Business Association (UCBA), the largest trade association of Proposition D-compliant medical marijuana dispensaries, hosted a tour of New Age Care Center to help elected officials, the media and the community better understand how these highly-regulated businesses operate. During the tour, the UCBA kicked off the Get L.E.G.A.L. Public Education Campaign for its members.

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D|R Welch Breaks Through USPTO Ban on Cannabis Trademarks

LOS ANGELES, May 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – D|R Welch Attorneys at Law, a law firm focusing on all business aspects of the cannabis industry, obtained approval from the United States Patent and Trademark Office on House of Dank’s cannabis products, marking a revolutionary milestone for the cannabis industry.

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Agritek Holdings, Inc. Announces First Order Of 10,000 MicroDose Oral Strips Brand Under Company’s Product Line And Launch Of New Corporate Web Site

LOS ANGELES, May 10, 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 order for its licensed brand “MicroDose” Oral Strips for the medicinal market of California.

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Former BlackRock Executive Joins Leading Cannabis Firm

LOS ANGELES, April 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Chris Leavy has spoken on behalf of powerhouses like BlackRock and been named “Top 100 Fund Manager” by Barron’s. So what does an accomplished Wall Street asset manager see in the cannabis industry? In one word, opportunity.

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MJIC Marijuana Index Adds Seven New Cannabis Companies

LOS ANGELES, April 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MJIC Inc. has completed its quarterly rebalancing of the Marijuana Index, adding five new cannabis companies to the U.S. Marijuana Index and two new companies to the Canadian Marijuana Index.


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