The University of the Sciences this week became the latest academic player in Philly to announce it was getting into marijuana research.
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PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — University of the Sciences (USciences) and Franklin BioScience announce a collaboration to help strengthen and enrich education, research, training and employment opportunities in the maturing multibillion-dollar cannabis sector in the US.
Voters in two states chose new governors on Tuesday. Each election — as well as the results of a number of local races across the country — will have huge implications for efforts to legalize marijuana.
A number of Philadelphia-area law firms are setting up practices to serve the cannabis industry despite concerns of an uncertain future.
A political storm is brewing in the City of Brotherly Love over the location of a medical marijuana dispensary. A cadre of state and local politicians have rallied together in an attempt to stop the opening of TerraVida Holistic Centers, a Philadelphia medical marijuana dispensary.
PHILADELPHIA, Penn., May 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The International Canna Pro Expo is set to take Philadelphia at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel Saturday, June 24 through Sunday, June 25.
Lindy Snider, daughter of the late Pennsylvania business and sports leader Ed Snider, wants to get into Pennsylvania’s fledgling medical marijuana industry. She hopes to build a 125,000 square-foot growing space on the northeast side of Philadelphia. She said her late father, owner of the Philadelphia Flyers, would have endorsed medical marijuana as a good business idea.
DENVER, Feb. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — American Cannabis Company, Inc. (OTCQB: AMMJ) (the “Company”), a full-service business-to-business consulting solutions provider, and seller of ancillary products to the cannabis industry, today announced it has secured its sixth client in the state of Pennsylvania.
On Jan. 20, 2017, marijuana activists in Philadelphia staged a peaceful protest and community outreach event in Rittenhouse Square.
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 7, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Institute of Emerging Health Professions at Thomas Jefferson University has received a $3 million gift from Australian philanthropists, Barry and Joy Lambert, to support its Center for Medical Cannabis Education and Research.
Temple University will offer a Marijuana 101 course next year, according to Philadelphia Magazine. The course was created by Linn Washington, a professor in the the Temple School of Media and Communication, and Chris Goldstein, a writer and marijuana activist. It is designed to cover all the basics of marijuana, including history, agriculture and pop culture.
Conferences for entrepreneurs eager to break into the cannabis industry have popped up with astonishing frequency in Philadelphia since April, when Gov. Wolf signed the bill legalizing medical marijuana in the state.
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 17, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Philadelphia based cannabis business accelerator, Greenhouse Ventures, LLC, brings on Lindy Snider, daughter of late Comcast Spectacor chairman Ed Snider, as its lead advisor.
PHILADELPHIA ― Gavin Newsom is a little tired of being the only state official in California to fully endorse legalizing recreational marijuana.
PHILADELPHIA – Marijuana has gone mainstream at the Democratic National Convention this week.
On July 25, 2016, activists marched down the streets of Philadelphia toward the Democratic National Convention with a 51-foot inflatable joint in tow to advocate for the legalization of marijuana.
Not wanting their protests during the Democratic National Convention to go up in smoke, the men who pushed for the decriminalization of marijuana in Philadelphia informally met with two of the city’s police supervisors.
Jefferson University in Philadelphia has established The Center for Medical Cannabis Education and Research, according to Phillymag.com. University officials said the CMCER is the “first center of its kind.” Its purpose will be to provide doctors and patients with direction for marijuana-based therapies, and it will gather information about medical marijuana research.
DENVER, May 16, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Medicine Man Technologies Inc. (OTCQB: MDCL), one of the country’s leading cannabis branding and consulting companies, announced today that it has entered into licensing agreements with three Pennsylvania companies representing four counties and anticipates several more additions before no longer accepting clients.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., May 11, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Arcview Group (Arcview) made the first ever plenary session presentation on cannabis as an investable sector at the Angel Capital Association Summit in Philadelphia, PA on May 10, 2016 at the Philadelphia Convention Center.
When the 1849 Gold Rush hit, it wasn’t the miners who got rich. The businessmen who sold blue jeans and pickaxes amassed the real fortunes.
NEW YORK, April 28, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Viridian Capital Advisors is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a keynote speaker for the Greenhouse Ventures medical cannabis event, taking place at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on April 30, 2016.
PHILADELPHIA, April 13, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Greenhouse Ventures (GHV) – Pennsylvania’s first business accelerator specific for ancillary startups in the cannabis and industrial hemp industries will host Philadelphia’s first ever canna-business and medical research conference at the Chemical Heritage Foundation on Saturday, April 30, 2016.
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Former Philadelphia real estate broker turned developer David Dinenberg (he worked with David Grasso on the Valley Square center in Bucks) says he has raised $2 million, from investors including Lindy Snider.
Scanning the magazine rack at the grocery store, you’ll typically see images of celebrities, politicians and fad diets. Refine your awareness and you’ll notice marijuana imagery has been added into the rotation of mainstream magazine covers.
What’s up Wednesday? Not the S&P 500, which ended its recent four day winning streak with a decline of 0.74% to 1927. Small and micro caps declined in sympathy of the overall market weakness.
As recently reported, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter will sign a compromise measure to decriminalize personal possession of 30 grams or less of marijuana, with the penalty dropping from possible jail time to a $25 fine. Philadelphia got it right in two major ways.
The city of brotherly love has just gotten a lot more loving. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter confirmed that on Monday, September 15, he will sign into law a bill which decriminalizes marijuana. The bill will institute a $25 fine for simple possession of 30 grams or fewer instead of jail time. Once the bill is signed, it will go into effect on October 20.