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Cannabis Investments: Deals Remain Steady While Dollars Drop

Cannabis Investments: Deals Remain Steady While Dollars Drop

Cannabis Investments: Deals Remain Steady While Dollars Drop

On Oct. 18, 2016, CB Insights released a report on deals made and dollars invested into private American cannabis companies in the third quarter of 2016. Deals remained steady for the quarter, but dollars invested dropped to the lowest recorded level since Q3 of 2015.

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So Far, So Good: What We Know About Marijuana Legalization in Colorado, Washington, Alaska, Oregon, and Washington D.C.

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — A new report by the Drug Policy Alliance brings good news for the states considering legalization at the ballot on November 8, 2016, and the broader marijuana legalization movement.

BDS Analytics

Oregon Cannabis Market Off to a Good Start; Concentrates and Edibles Made a Big Splash in June

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 29, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Oregon’s nascent adult-use cannabis market showed relatively steady growth this year, from $12.5 million in January retail sales to $24.9 million in June, according to BDS Analytics, a firm that tracks retail sales of cannabis.

MassRoots Neglects to Mention Default on Debt in Letter to Shareholders

MassRoots Neglects to Mention Default on Debt in Letter to Shareholders

On Sept. 26, 2016, Massroots (OTCQB:MSRT) issued a letter from Isaac Dietrich, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, on the company’s outlook for Fall 2016, including updates on the product pipeline, user growth and expense reductions, among others; however, the letter failed to address the company’s recent default on debt.

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NEW REPORT: Key Marijuana Ballot Initiatives Could Inject $7.8 Billion Annually into the Market by 2020

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept 23, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Arcview Market Research, the leading publisher of cannabis market research, in partnership with New Frontier Data, the cannabis Big Data and analytics authority has released the Mid-Year Update of the 4th Edition of the State of Legal Marijuana Markets.

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto Following Marijuana Vote in California

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto Following Marijuana Vote in California

On Sept. 15, 2016, a legislator from California revealed that Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto brought up California’s recreational legalization measure with a delegation of California Democratic lawmakers who were visiting Mexico to discuss trade and border issues.

Report: Recreational Cannabis to Grow to $50 Billion by 2026

Report: Recreational Cannabis to Grow to $50 Billion by 2026

On Sept. 12, 2016, Cowen and Company (Nasdaq:COWN) released a report on the near- and long-term market potential of legal recreational cannabis in the United States, estimating that a federally legal U.S. cannabis market could reach $50 billion in gross retail sales by 2026.

Report: Elements of Food That Might Attract Children to Edibles

Report: Elements of Food That Might Attract Children to Edibles

Edibles hit Washington’s adult-use cannabis market one month after recreational stores opened in July 2014 and keeping them out of the reach of children continues to be a primary concern for many in the industry.

Breaking News: New York Releases Two-Year Medical Marijuana Program Report

Breaking News: New York Releases Two-Year MMJ Program Report

The transparency of New York’s Medical Marijuana Program has been questioned by many New Yorkers, but on Aug. 19, 2016, the New York State Department of Health released a two-year report on the state’s Medical Use of Marijuana Under the Compassionate Care Act, as confirmed by a staff member with the NYS Medical Marijuana Program.

Report: West Virginia Could Generate Millions With Marijuana Legalization

Report: West Virginia Could Generate Millions With Legal Marijuana

On Aug. 18, 2016, the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy announced that it had released a report that examines how marijuana legalization could affect the state’s budget, prison system and chronically ill.

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Medical Cannabis A Viable Strategy to Address the Opioid Crisis

WASHINGTON, Aug. 9, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Americans for Safe Access (ASA) released the Medical Cannabis Access for Pain Treatment: A Viable Strategy to Address the Opioid Crisis report to educate legislators and health practitioners on the benefits of medical cannabis as a treatment option for the millions of patients suffering from chronic pain.

Transparency of New York's Medical Marijuana Program in Question

Transparency of New York’s Medical Marijuana Program in Question

As of July 26, 2016, the New York State Department of Health had 639 physicians registered with the state’s medical marijuana program and 5,966 patients certified by physicians, but some New Yorkers and advocates are asking the state for more details. When New York Gov. Andew Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act, legalizing medical marijuana, into law

Tauriga Sciences

Tauriga Sciences Inc. Secures Requisite Additional Capital to Finance Auditor Engagement Through Completion of First Fiscal Quarter 2017 Audit; Period Ending June 30, 2016

NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Tauriga Sciences, Inc. (OTC PINK: TAUG) (“Tauriga” or the “Company”), a diversified life sciences technology Company, today announced that it has secured additional capital from an existing institutional investor in order to finance additional audit and interim reporting related work.

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Separating Myth From Fact: Drug Policy Alliance Releases New Marijuana Facts Booklet

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today, the Drug Policy Alliance released Marijuana Facts, intended for non-expert audiences seeking answers to some of the most common questions asked about marijuana use, its effects, and the rapidly-shifting legal landscape.

Oregon Health Authority Launches Youth Marijuana Prevention Program

Oregon Health Authority Launches Youth Marijuana Prevention Program

On July 6, 2016, the Oregon Health Authority announced the launch of a new advertising campaign to combat teen marijuana use. Dubbed “Stay True to You,” the campaign used focus groups and research to formulate a message that would resonate with younger audiences.

Study: MMJ Laws Reduce Prescription Pill Rates in Medicare Part D Patients

Study: MMJ Laws Reduce Prescription Pill Rates in Medicare Part D Patients

On July 6, 2016, Health Affairs journal reported in “Medical Marijuana Laws Reduce Prescription Medication Use In Medicare Part D” that prescription pain pill rates “significantly fell” from 2010-2013 among Medicare patients in states with legal medical marijuana programs.

Arizona

Study Says Recreational Pot in Arizona Will Bring $82 Million in Taxes

A new study says Arizonans would spend about $500 million on marijuana if it is legalized for recreational use, according to a Capitol Media Services report at Tucson.com. That would generate about $82 million in taxes for Arizona each year.

Cannabis Cleans Up Well: 5 Events Signaling Professionalization of Industry

Cannabis Cleans Up Well: 5 Events Signaling Professionalization of Industry

From industry members in the trenches to suits in corner offices, here are five events that show cannabis cleans up well, signaling the professionalization of the industry.

DC Department of Health Recommends Taxing and Regulating Marijuana

DC Department of Health Recommends Taxing and Regulating Marijuana

On June 24, 2016, the District of Columbia’s Department of Health issued “Marijuana in the District of Columbia,” a report that identifies and analyzes the pros and cons of decriminalization and recreational marijuana legalization in Washington, D.C.

Brookings Institute: 'Worry about bad marijuana—not Big Marijuana'

Brookings Institute: ‘Worry about bad marijuana—not Big Marijuana’

On June 16, 2016, the Brookings Institute published “Worry about bad marijuana—not Big Marijuana,” a paper by John Hudak and Jonathan Rauch that argues against the mindset of “Big Marijuana” alarmists.

Report: Minnesota's Medical Cannabis Program Benefitting Patients

Report: Minnesota’s Medical Cannabis Program Benefitting Patients

On June 6, 2016, the Minnesota Department of Health issued a report on survey results collected from patients in the state’s medical cannabis program, revealing that a majority of patients have benefited substantially from using legal medical cannabis.

Opposition to AUMA

Police and Prison Guard Groups Funding Opposition to AUMA

With the Adult Use of Marijuana Act poised to go on California’s ballot in November, marijuana advocates have started looking into who is bankrolling the opposition.

North American Cannabis Holdings suit and acquisition and Americanna

North American Cannabis Holdings Reports $377K YTD Sales with 6% Qtr to Qtr Revenue Growth and 8% Gross Profit Increase

DALLAS, Texas, May 17, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — North American Cannabis Holdings, Inc. (USMJ) today announced filing its quarterly financial report for the period ending March 31, 2016. The Company reports $377,000 YTD sales through its third fiscal quarter.

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National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) and BDS Analytics Partner to Serve NCIA Members with Valuable Industry Data

DENVER, May 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Members of the National Cannabis Industry Association will be getting a valuable new benefit, thanks to a ground-breaking partnership with leading cannabis market intelligence firm BDS Analytics.

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Colorado Cannabis Report: Revenue Rising and the Kids Are All Right

On April 19, 2016, the Colorado Department of Public Safety, Division of Criminal Justice, issued “Marijuana Legalization in Colorado: Early Findings,” a 147-page report on the impacts of Amendment 64, specifically on public safety, public health and youth.

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Oregon Cannabis Jobs Report: Retail Sector Boosting State Economy

On April 12, 2016, Economist Beau Whitney and cannabis industry consultant Sam Chapman announced the release of their new cannabis industry report, “Oregon Cannabis Jobs Report: Retail Sales and Job Creation in Oregon’s Burgeoning Cannabis Sector.”

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Adult Use Marijuana Sales Up 232 Percent in the United States

On March 22, 2016, ArcView Market Research, in partnership with New Frontier, announced that it had released the 4th edition of the State of Legal Marijuana Markets, an in-depth report on market data for states with legal marijuana.


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