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Cooperativa Caucannabis Environmental Impact PharmaCielo

PharmaCielo Partner Cooperativa Caucannabis Announces Receipt of Cannabis Cultivation Licence

PharmaCielo Partner Cooperativa Caucannabis Announces Receipt of Cannabis Cultivation Licence

RIONEGRO, Colombia and TORONTO, Canada, Dec. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — PharmaCielo Colombia Holdings S.A.S. today announced that its Cauca department-based partner, Cooperativa Caucannabis, a collaborative of small growers, has received its licence for the cultivation of psychoactive cannabis from the Ministry of Justice.

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Liberty Health Sciences Inc. Moves to OTCQX Market

TORONTO, Ontario, Dec. 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Liberty Health Sciences Inc. (CSE:LHS) (OTCBB:LHSIF) (“Liberty” or the “Company”) an industry leading investor and operator in the U.S. medical cannabis market, announced today that it has qualified to trade on the OTCQX® Best Market, an OTC Markets Group Inc. financial market. Liberty upgraded to OTCQX from the Pink® market.

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CCI Appoints Mr. Maurizio Calconi as Vice President for CCI Staffing Solutions, a division of Cannabis Compliance Inc.

OTTAWA, Ontario, Dec. 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Cannabis Compliance Inc., (CCI) of Toronto, Ontario is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Maurizio Calconi to the CCI team as VP of CCI’s Staffing Solutions division.

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AMO Calls on Ontario Government to Cover Municipal Cannabis Costs, Share New Taxes With Local Governments

TORONTO, Ont., Nov. 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) President Lynn Dollin was at Queen’s Park today to request that the Government of Ontario cover municipal costs related to the legalization of cannabis, and provide municipalities with a share of tax revenues generated by cannabis sales.

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Supreme Signs High-Quality Flower Supply LOI Agreement with ABLE BC.

TORONTO, Ontario, Nov. 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“Supreme” or the “Company”) (TSXV: FIRE) is pleased to announce it has entered into a Letter of Intent (“LOI”) with the Alliance of Beverage Licensees (ABLE BC), the advocacy organization representing BC’s private liquor industry.

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Liberty Health Sciences Inc. Announces Two Additional Dispensary Locations Have Been Secured In Florida

TORONTO, Ontario, Nov. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Liberty Health Sciences Inc. (CSE:LHS) (OTCBB:LHSIF) (“Liberty” or the “Company”) announced today that it has secured locations for two additional medical cannabis dispensaries in the State of Florida that are scheduled to open in early 2018.

EY: Scaling Up in Canada

Canadian Cannabis Companies Focused on Scaling Up to Meet Anticipated Post-legalization Demand

TORONTO, Ont., Nov. 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Thirty-seven percent of Canadian licensed cannabis producers are focusing on scaling up capacity and production to meet anticipated post-legalization demand, according to a new Canadian EY cannabis study of licensed producers.

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Supreme Pharmaceuticals Closes $40.25 Million Bought Deal Private Placement of Convertible Debenture Units

TORONTO, Ontario, Nov. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“Supreme” or the “Company”) (TSXV:FIRE) is pleased to announce the closing of its previously announced bought deal private placement of 40,250 convertible debenture units (the “Convertible Debenture Units”), including the exercise of the Underwriters’ over-allotment option (the “Offering”), with a syndicate of underwriters, led by Canaccord Genuity Corp., including Beacon Securities Limited, Cormark Securities Inc., Eight Capital, GMP Securities L.P., and PI Financial Corp., for gross proceeds of approximately $40.25 million.

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Supreme Commences Production in New Flowering Rooms

TORONTO, Ontario, Nov. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“Supreme” or the “Company”) (TSXV: FIRE) is pleased to announce 7ACRES has commenced production in the newly constructed flowering rooms recently approved by Health Canada.

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BLDV Client, Quality Green Inc., Secures Licensed Producer Status

DENVER and TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Blue Diamond Ventures, Inc. (OTC PINK: BLDV) will build a state of the art cultivation facility for the newest licensed producer in Ontario, Canada. Quality Green Inc. was added to the Health Canada web-site on Friday making them the 39th licensed grower in Ontario.

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Adent and Khiron Announce Letter of Intent for Proposed Business Combination

TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Khiron Life Sciences Corp. (“Khiron”) and Adent Capital Corp. (“Adent”) (NEX: ANT.H) report that the parties have entered into an arm’s length non-binding letter of intent (the “Letter of Intent”) dated October 25, 2017 in respect of a proposed business combination (the “Proposed Transaction”) that would result in the takeover of Adent by Khiron.

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PharmaCielo Becomes Colombia’s First Fully Licensed, Fully Operational Cultivator and Processor of Cannabis Oil Extracts

RIONEGRO, Colombia and TORONTO, Canada, Oct. 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — PharmaCielo Colombia Holdings S.A.S., the Colombian subsidiary of PharmaCielo Ltd., has been granted the first Colombian licences for the cultivation of cannabis with unrestricted percentages of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) alike, becoming the world’s largest licensed producer.

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Liberty Health Sciences Inc. Signs Exclusive Licensing And Raw Materials Agreement With Mary’s Medicinals To Provide Floridians With Range Of Award-Winning Cannabis Products

TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Liberty Health Sciences Inc. (CSE:LHS) (OTCBB:LHSIF) (“Liberty” or the “Company”) today announced a partnership with Colorado-based MM Technology Holdings, LLC (“Mary’s”) to bring its award-winning line of Mary’s Medicinals® cannabis products to the Florida market.

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Khiron First Company to be Fully Licensed for High and Low THC Medical Cannabis in Colombia

TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Khiron Life Sciences Corp. reports that further to its press release dated September 26, 2017, the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, Khiron Colombia SAS, has been granted all the licences required for the cultivation, production, domestic distribution and international export of both low and high tetrahydrocannabinol (“THC”) medical cannabis in the country of Colombia.

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Supreme Receives Approval for Increased Capacity at 7ACRES Hybrid Facility

TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“Supreme” or the “Company”) (TSXV: FIRE) announced today that 7ACRES has obtained the Health Canada approvals necessary to commence cultivation at the recently completed 30,000 sq. ft. flowering rooms at the Company’s Hybrid facility.

Statement from Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services and Attorney General

TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Marie-France Lalonde, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, and Yasir Naqvi, Attorney General, released the following statement regarding Ontario’s Cannabis Legalization Enforcement Summit.

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Supreme Pharmaceuticals Announces $30 Million Bought Deal Private Placement of Convertible Debenture Units

TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. (the “Company”) (TSXV:FIRE) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Canaccord Genuity Corp., as lead underwriter on behalf of a syndicate of underwriters (the “Underwriters”), pursuant to which the Underwriters have agreed to purchase, on a bought deal, private placement basis, $30,000,000 aggregate principal amount of convertible debenture units (the “Convertible Debenture Units”) at a price of $1,000 per Convertible Debenture Unit.

Canadian Securities Administrators

Canadian Securities Regulators Outline Disclosure Expectations and Certain Risks for Issuers with US Marijuana-Related Activities

TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today published CSA Staff Notice 51-352 Issuers with U.S. Marijuana-Related Activities, which among other things, outlines CSA staff’s specific disclosure expectations for issuers that have, or are in the process of developing, marijuana-related activities in the U.S.

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Khiron Advisor Featured as Part of Joint Investigation by 60 Minutes and the Washington Post on U.S. Opioid Crisis

TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Khiron Life Sciences Corp. (“Khiron” or the “Company”) reports that Matthew Murphy, Security and Compliance Advisor to Khiron, and former U.S. DEA Chief of Pharmaceutical Investigations, will be featured as part of a 60 Minutes and Washington Post joint investigation on the U.S. opioid crisis.

Liberty Health Sciences Resolve Digital Health MM Technology OTCQX Best Market

Liberty Health Sciences Inc. and Resolve Digital Health Inc. Strike Exclusive Partnership to Provide Floridians With Innovative Cannabis Metered-Dosing Inhalation Solutions

TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Liberty Health Sciences Inc. (CSE:LHS) (OTCBB:LHSIF) (“Liberty” or the “Company”) today announced an exclusive partnership with Resolve Digital Health Inc. (“Resolve”), a cutting edge developer of medical cannabis delivery systems and devices.

High Robbery: Canada’s Violent Cannabis Dispensary Raids

High Robbery: Canada’s Violent Cannabis Dispensary Raids

With weed legalization on the horizon, dozens of grey-market dispensaries remain open in Toronto. VICE offers a glimpse into the violent cannabis dispensary robberies that are creating a rift between shop owners and police.

Maricann Group

Maricann Group Inc. Partners with International Cannabrands Ltd., and Julian Marley to bring JuJu Royal™ Products to Canada and Western Europe

TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Maricann Group Inc. (CSE:MARI, OTCQB: MRRCF) (“Maricann” or the “Company”), has partnered with Julian Marley and International Cannabrands Ltd. (“International Cannabrands”) a wholly owned subsidiary of GEA Technologies Ltd. (CSE:JUJU.A) to cultivate and formulate JuJu Royal™, a premium and market established group of products.

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Supreme to Quadruple Capacity at 7ACRES Hybrid Facility

TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“Supreme” or the “Company”) (TSXV: FIRE) is pleased to announce that 7ACRES has completed construction of three additional 10,000 sq. ft. flowering rooms at its Hybrid Facility, and applied to Health Canada for licensing.

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Cannabis Compliance Inc. Announces Strategic Partnership

TORONTO, Ontario, Sept. 29, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Cannabis Compliance Inc., (CCI) of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is pleased to announce the formation of a strategic partnership with 2Badgers Consulting Inc. of British Columbia, Canada to explore partnerships between Indigenous Peoples and Industry to develop cannabis based businesses on Indigenous land.

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Liberty Health Sciences Inc.’s License Transfer Application Approved by the Florida Department of Health, Office of Medical Marijuana Use

TORONTO, Ontario, Sept. 29, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Liberty Health Sciences Inc. (CSE:LHS) (OTCBB:LHSIF) (“Liberty” or the “Company”) today announced that the Florida Department of Health, Office of Medical Marijuana Use, approved the transfer of the license to cultivate, process and dispense medical marijuana in the State from Chestnut Hill Tree Farm LLC (“Chestnut”) to Liberty, effective September 28, 2017.

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Supreme Engages Leading Financial Communications Firm Bayfield Strategy

TORONTO, Ontario, Sept. 28, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“Supreme” or the “Company”) (TSXV: FIRE) is pleased to announce that it has retained Bayfield Strategy, Inc. (“Bayfield”) to provide comprehensive Investor and Public Relations.

Toronto-Based Trellis Raises $2.5 Million From Snoop Dogg's Venture Firm

Toronto-Based Trellis Raises $2.5 Million From Snoop Dogg’s Venture Firm

Toronto-based Trellis, which provides cannabis inventory management software, has raised $2.5 million led by Casa Verde Capital.

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Khiron First Company to Receive Licence for Cultivation of Medical Cannabis in Colombia

TORONTO, Ontario, Sept. 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Khiron Life Sciences Corp. (“Khiron” or the “Company”) reports that its wholly owned subsidiary, Khiron Colombia SAS, has been granted the first licence ever issued by the Ministry of Justice for the cultivation of medical cannabis in Colombia.

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Supreme Strengthens Leadership Team to Prepare for Next Stage of Growth

TORONTO, Ontario, Sept. 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“Supreme” or the “Company”) (TSXV: FIRE) is pleased to announce exciting changes and additions to our senior leadership team as the Company prepares for growth.

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Supreme Completes Sale with Emerald Health Botanicals Inc.

TORONTO, Ontario, Sept. 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“Supreme” or the “Company”) (TSXV:FIRE) is pleased to announce its wholly owned subsidiary, 7ACRES, has completed a sale of dried cannabis to Emerald Health Botanicals Inc.

Cannabis Compliance Inc.

Cannabis Compliance Forms A Strategic Partnership For Secure Transport Of Cannabis

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Cannabis Compliance Inc., (CCI) of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is pleased to announce the formation of a strategic partnership with 3|Sixty Secure Corp. of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, to provide the ultimate in security, transport and compliance for Canadian medical marijuana.

Ontario Releases Safe and Sensible Framework To Manage Federal Legalization of Cannabis

Ontario Releases Safe and Sensible Framework To Manage Federal Legalization of Cannabis

TORONTO, Ont., Sept. 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — In response to the federal government’s plan to legalize cannabis by July 2018, Ontario is committing to a safe and sensible framework to govern the lawful use and retail of recreational cannabis as a carefully controlled substance within the province.

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International Experts Release Study Findings of Cannabis Cultivation Environmental Footprint

TORONTO, Canada and RIONEGRO, Colombia, Sept. 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Global Footprint Network, an international nonprofit organization that is changing how the world manages its natural resources and responds to climate change, recently completed a study of the environmental impact of the regulated cannabis cultivation industry in three key locations, with funding support provided by PharmaCielo Ltd.

CMHA

Cannabis Legislation Should Increase Mental Health Funding, Educate Youth and Promote Zero Tolerance in Cars

TORONTO, Ontario, Aug. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — A new report by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Ontario Division offers the provincial government wide-ranging recommendations to reduce the health risks and harms associated with the legalization and regulation of cannabis.

CSE Cannabis Listings

CSE Confirms Position on US Cannabis Listings

TORONTO, Aug. 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — CNSX Markets Inc. (“Canadian Securities Exchange”, “CSE” or the “Exchange”) has today released guidance pertaining to listings of cannabis companies with assets or operations in the United States. There is significant uncertainty in Canada surrounding these listings, and the CSE wishes to confirm its position.

Amfil Technologies

Amfil Technologies Inc. Announces Purchase Order Commitment for EcoPr03 GRO3 Systems & Roto-Gro Units

TORONTO, Ontario, July 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Amfil Technologies Inc. (OTC PINK: AMFE) is pleased to announce that its sales team has received a purchase order commitment to outfit a portion of an up and coming Canadian cannabis cultivator with 5 EcoPrO3 GRO3 Antimicrobial Systems as well as 100 Roto-Gro Hydroponic Systems.

Ontario Seeking Public Input on Federal Plan to Legalize Cannabis

TORONTO, Ontario, July 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The province is asking for your thoughts on how Ontario should approach cannabis legalization in a way that protects youth, prevents harm and ensures that Ontario’s roads continue to be among the safest in North America.

Betting on Pot in the Stock Market - Canadian Cannabis

Betting on Pot in the Stock Market

Since Justin Trudeau’s election, the Canadian cannabis space has seen significant growth both in public and private sectors. The industry is gearing up for its entry into the legal recreational cannabis market set to open up by July 1, 2018.

Toronto's Mayor Calls for Continued Crackdown on Illegal Marijuana Dispensaries

Toronto Mayor Calls for Continued Crackdown on Illegal Marijuana Dispensaries

John Tory said Tuesday that he believes the possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use should have been decriminalized “years ago,” but that Toronto police should continue to target illegal dispensaries across the city.

Toronto Board of Health Wants Canadian Cannabis Decriminalization Now

Toronto Board of Health Wants Canadian Cannabis Decriminalization Now

Canadian cannabis decriminalization has earned the support of Toronto’s Board of Health. On June 12, 2017, the board voted unanimously to request that the Government of Canada immediately decriminalize the possession of cannabis for personal use.

Foundation of Cannabis Unified Standards and ASTM International Sign MOU on Cannabis Standards

Foundation of Cannabis Unified Standards and ASTM International Sign MOU on Cannabis Standards

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Penn., June 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Yesterday, global standards organization ASTM International and the Foundation of Cannabis Unified Standards (FOCUS) announced a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to address standardization needs for the cannabis industry.

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Supreme Announces Listing of Common Shares on the TSX.V under the symbol “FIRE”

TORONTO, Ontario, June 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“Supreme” or the “Company”) (CSE:SL)(CSE:SL.CN)(CNSX:SL)(OTC PINK:SPRWF) is pleased to announce that it has received final approval from the TSX Venture Exchange (“TSX.V”) to list the Company’s common shares on the TSX.V. The common shares are expected to begin trading on the TSX.V at the opening of markets on June 6, 2017 under the symbol “FIRE”.

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Alternate Health Announces Completion of Initial Study to Treat Zika Virus Symptoms with Hemp-Derived Cannabinoids

TORONTO, Ontario, May 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Alternate Health Corp. (CSE:AHG, OTC:AHGIF), a diverse healthcare company revolutionizing patient care and research in the emerging medical cannabis industry, announced today the completion of its initial study to demonstrate the effectiveness of cannabinoids in treating chronic post-Zika virus symptoms.

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Alternate Health Announces First-Ever American Medical Association-Approved Cannabis and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Treatment for Continuing Medical Education Accreditation

TORONTO, Ontario, May 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Alternate Health Corp (CSE:AHG) (OTC:AHGIF) announced today that its Continuing Medical Education (CME) program for doctors on Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and Cannabis has been approved and accepted by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) in partnership with the American Medical Association (AMA).

Cronos Group Responds to Health Canada Testing

Cronos Group Responds to Health Canada Testing

TORONTO, Ontario, May 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Cronos Group Inc.’s (TSXV:MJN) wholly owned licensed producer, the Peace Naturals Project Inc. (“Peace”), was notified on May 4, 2017 by Health Canada that upon testing a random cannabis leaf sample, trace levels of Piperonyl Butoxide (PBO) were discovered at 0.78 parts per million (ppm). PBO is an organic compound known as a synergist.

Standards Go Global: ASTM Forming Cannabis Committee

Standards Go Global: ASTM Forming Cannabis Committee

On April 25, 2017, ASTM International, an international voluntary consensus standards organization, announced that its board of directors had approved the formation of a cannabis committee, signaling the professional development of global standards for the legal cannabis industry.


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