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San Diego County District Attorneys Work to Overturn Marijuana Convictions

San Diego County District Attorneys Work to Overturn Marijuana Convictions

San Diego County District Attorneys Work to Overturn Marijuana Convictions

The San Diego County District Attorney’s Office and defense attorneys are working to dismiss or reduce thousands of marijuana convictions.

Girl Scout Sells Over 300 Cookie Boxes Near San Diego Marijuana Dispensary

Girl Scout Sells Over 300 Cookie Boxes Near San Diego Marijuana Dispensary

California’s recreational cannabis industry continues to march on in the face of federal uncertainties and even youngsters are finding ways to cash in on the green rush, including a Girl Scout who recently got a jump start on her cookie sales outside of a San Diego marijuana dispensary.

Marijuana Businesses Are Legal — But Near Impossible to Open in San Diego

Marijuana Businesses Are Legal — But Near Impossible to Open in San Diego

San Diego now has 13 stores with licenses to sell recreational and medical marijuana. That’s more than most cities in California. But it’s nowhere near what some say is necessary to meet the city’s demand for marijuana.

Court Challenge Seeks to Block Vast California Marijuana Farms

Court Challenge Seeks to Block Vast California Marijuana Farms

An alliance of California marijuana growers filed a lawsuit Tuesday to block state rules that they fear could open the way for vast farms that would drive smaller cultivators out of business or send them into the black market.

Bureau of Cannabis Control to Hold Public Licensing Workshops in Irvine & San Diego

Bureau of Cannabis Control to Hold Public Licensing Workshops in Irvine & San Diego

SACRAMENTO, Jan. 23, 2018 /Weed Wire/ —– The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) will host public licensing workshops in Irvine on January 25 and in San Diego on January 26. The workshops will focus on what licensing information is needed and what resources are available for people planning to apply for state commercial cannabis licenses.

Merry Munchie Meal

Jack in the Box Partners with Merry Jane to Launch Merry Much Meal

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ —Today, California-based fast food restaurant, Jack in the Box®, announces its partnership with the leading cannabis media and lifestyle platform, MERRY JANE®. Together, the brands will launch the limited-time offer MERRY Munchie Meal TM in select Long Beach, California locations

Cannabiniers

Cannabiniers Signs Exclusive Agreement with Lighthouse Strategies to Utilize Skinvisible’s Patented Pharmaceutical Polymer for the US Cannabis Market

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabiniers, an established technology and brand management company revolutionizing the cannabis industry, today announces the company’s definitive license agreement with multi-faceted management company Lighthouse Strategies LLC.

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United Nations Invites Medical Marijuana, Inc. Subsidiary HempMeds® Mexico Executive to Speak at World Health Organization Convention in Geneva, Switzerland

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA), the first-ever publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, announced today that subsidiary HempMeds® Mexico Executive Raúl Elizalde has been invited to speak on behalf of the family of companies, to the U.N. at the World Health Organization’s (WHO) International Drug Scheduling; Convention on Psychotropic Substances; Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs in Geneva, Switzerland, on Nov. 6, 2017.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Says Marijuana Still Illegal

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Says Marijuana Still Illegal

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday criticized the legalization of marijuana in multiple states and warned that the federal law banning use and sale of the drug “remains in effect,” remarks that could stoke fears of a federal crackdown.

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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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Medical Marijuana, Inc. Announces State of Mexico’s Historic Purchase of Company’s Cannabis Product for Its Citizens

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.

Cannabiniers

Cannabiniers Announces the Launch of Brewbudz, the world’s first Cannabis Infused “Good for You, Good for the Earth” Beverage Line

SAN DIEGO, July 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabiniers, a foodservice, technology & brand management company revolutionizing the cannabis industry with patented, safe and natural flower-based extraction technology, today announced the official launch of Brewbudz, the world’s first product line of cannabis infused coffee, tea and cocoa delivered through a 100% compostable flower-based single-brew pod, in Nevada.

John Chiang and Cannabis Banking and Lack of Banking and Public Bank

Treasurer Chiang’s Cannabis Banking Working Group Meets in San Diego to Hear From Congressman Dana Rohrabacher About Federal Solutions to Lack of Banking Services for New Industry

SAN DIEGO, July 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Congressman Dana Rohrabacher and other expert witnesses will brief State Treasurer John Chiang and members of his Cannabis Banking Working group on how to provide banking services to California’s soon-to-be-legalized recreational cannabis industry in San Diego on Friday.

CDFA - Track-and-Trace System CalCannabis Training Workshops Accepting Applications

CDFA Announces Public Review and Comment Period for the Draft Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) for Cannabis Cultivation

SACRAMENTO, June 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has prepared a Draft Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) outlining potential environmental effects associated with the adoption and implementation of statewide cannabis cultivation regulations.

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SeeThruEquity Initiates Coverage On Medical Marijuana, Inc. Investment Company AXIM Biotech (OTC: AXIM) With A Target Price Of $17.00

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC PINK:MJNA), the first-ever publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, announced today that its investment company AXIM® Biotechnologies, Inc. (AXIM® Biotech) (OTC: AXIM) received coverage initiation from SeeThruEquity, a leading independent equity research firm focused on smallcap and microcap public companies, with a price target of $17.00.

Judge: San Diego DA Must Return MedWest Family's Personal Savings

Judge: San Diego DA Must Return MedWest Family’s Personal Savings

On May 5, 2017, San Diego County Superior Court Judge Tamila E. Ipema ordered local District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis to return the $100,693.85 in personal savings seized from James Slatic, former owner of MedWest Distribution, and his family. The money was originally seized on Feb. 2, 2016, following a raid on Slatic’s medical marijuana business on Jan. 28.

MyDx360

MyDx Introduces New Product Offering: MyDx360

SAN DIEGO, May 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MyDx, Inc. (OTCQB: MYDX), a science and technology company and creator of MyDx® (My Diagnostic), the first multi-use handheld chemical analyzer designed for Cannabis professionals and retail consumers to correlate the chemical profile of cannabis with how it makes them feel and which ailments it alleviates, today announced a new service offering in MyDx360.

United Patients Group

United Patients Group Takes Center Stage at This Week’s “Best Answer for Cancer Summit” In San Diego

SAN DIEGO April 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Medical marijuana education leader United Patients Group is proud to take center stage at the Answers for Cancer Summit in San Diego this week, hosted by the Best Answer for Cancer Foundation.

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Medical Marijuana, Inc. Major Investment AXIM Biotech Enters Term Sheet Agreement With U.S. API Company To Develop Bioequivalent Product To Marinol

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 28, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA), the first-ever publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, announced today that its major investment company AXIM® Biotechnologies, Inc. (AXIM® Biotech) (OTCQB: AXIM), has entered into a Term Sheet Agreement with a U.S.-based controlled-substances API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient) production company to develop a dronabinol-based functional, controlled-release chewing gum product based on AXIM IP and technology.

Canopy San Diego Launches Spring Cohort of Cannabis Tech Companies

SAN DIEGO, March 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Canopy San Diego, Southern California’s premier seed-stage accelerator program for technology and business infrastructure companies that support the legal cannabis industry, is pleased to announce the launch of the Spring 2017 class. Canopy San Diego invests capital, mentorship, and services to accelerate the development of their portfolio companies.

MariBiz

MariBiz Garners Enthusiastic Response at California Cannabis Business Expo for Its Unique, Innovative, Mobile-First Platform for Canna-Business Owners

LAS VEGAS, March 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MariBiz (http://maribiz.com/), the mobile-first platform for canna-businesses that wants to turn #Green2Gold, made big noise at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Diego — and the investment community is taking notice.

California Cannabis Business Expo: Stimulating Trade Show in March

California Cannabis Business Expo: Stimulating Trade Show

Are you concerned about the pedigree of cannabis investment management? If so, just take a good look at the management at MJIC. MJIC is a holding company deploying a diversified business plan in the legal cannabis industry.

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Study Results: Medical Marijuana, Inc. Subsidiary HempMeds Mexico Announces Release of Study Using Its Real Scientific Hemp Oil-X to Treat Epileptic Children

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (MJNA), the first publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, today announced that its subsidiary HempMeds® Mexico is holding a press conference in Mexico City, Mexico, today to reveal the positive results of a recent study conducted by renowned Mexican physician Dr. Saul Garza Morales on the effects of the Company’s Real Scientific Hemp Oil-X™ (RSHO-X™) product in treating children with severe epilepsy.

Cannabis Prohibition and the Evolution of Extraction Technologies

Cannabis Prohibition and the Evolution of Extraction Technologies

Cannabis prohibition is remarkably similar to the prohibition of alcohol in the 1920s. On March 7, 2017, at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Diego, Dr. Joshua Hartsel discussed the tremendous opportunity unfolding in California’s market in regards to extracts and other concentrate products.

Horwitz and a Hopeful View of the Trump Effect

Horwitz and a Hopeful View of the Trump Effect

The second day at the California Cannabis Business Expo, Monday, March 6, kicked off with a discussion of the “Trump effect,” by Lawrence W. Horwitz, of Horwitz + Armstrong, a law firm and professional corporation headquartered in Lake Forest, California.

The Devil in the Details: Silvia San Nicolas on Cannabis Compliance

The Devil in the Details: Silvia San Nicolas on Cannabis Compliance

When it comes to the legal marijuana industry, the devil is in the details; and nothing is more devilish, or more onerous, than complying with the intricate rules and regulations imposed upon the industry.

Mentor Capital

Mentor Capital Discusses Opioids vs. Cannabis at Congressman Rohrabacher Reception

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Mentor Capital, Inc. (OTCQB: MNTR) met with Congressman Dana Rohrabacher of Newport Beach at his reception by the Cannabis Host Committee in San Diego, March 6th, 2017.

Bold enough to invest in cannabis? Here are some of your options

Bold Enough to Invest in Cannabis? Here Are Some of Your Options

Proceed with caution, said a number of speakers taking part in the California Cannabis Business Expo, which runs through Wednesday at the San Diego Sheraton Hotel and Marina.

Mentor Capital

Mentor Capital Acquires $1.0 Million of GW Pharmaceuticals, Plc

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 3, 2017/Weed Wire/ — Mentor Capital, Inc. (OTCQB: MNTR) announced it has taken a $1.0 million position in the stock of GW Pharmaceuticals, Plc (NASDAQ: GWPH), a United Kingdom based group developing a portfolio of cannabinoid prescription medicines.

Job Seekers to Find Opportunities at CCBE's Cannabis Career Fair

Job Seekers to Find Opportunities at CCBE’s Cannabis Career Fair

With eight more states having legalized some form of cannabis this past November, the industry is preparing for an unprecedented expansion, creating more job opportunities and careers for qualified individuals. If you’re looking for a career in cannabis, the Southern California Cannabis Career Fair at the California Cannabis Business Expo on Sunday, March 5, is a must-attend event.

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Medical Marijuana, Inc. Clarifies Operations Unaffected by White House Statements Hinting at Recreational Marijuana Crackdown

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 1, 2017/Weed Wire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA), the first publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, is reassuring customers, shareholders, and the public that the company’s operations in the federally legal hemp cannabidiol (CBD) market are unaffected by recent statements from Trump administration officials hinting at a crackdown on recreational marijuana.

As Cannabis Stocks Extend Their Gains, Investors to Gather at the Marijuana Investor Summit

As Cannabis Stocks Extend Gains, Investors to Meet at Marijuana Investor Summit

Heightened public awareness leading up to the U.S. elections in November drew in massive increases in trading volume, pushing the U.S. Marijuana Index and Canadian Marijuana Index to double in price in less than a two-month period in September and October.

NORML

Keith Stroup Brings “NORMLization” and the Future of Marijuana to the California Cannabis Business Expo, March 5-8

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Keith Stroup, founder of National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), brings his team and the group’s thoughts on the future of marijuana legalization to the California Cannabis Business Expo, March 5-8, Sheraton Marina, San Diego.

MJIN_CCBE

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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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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.

vital-force

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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