TORONTO, Ontario, Feb. 22, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – CANNABIS COMPLIANCE INC. (CCI) of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is pleased to announce the conditional acceptance for securing cannabis retail licence in Manitoba for National Access Cannabis (NAC).
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Report: Few California Cannabis Growers Getting Licenses
More than a month after California’s regulation of marijuana began, only a small number of the tens of thousands of cannabis growers have joined the system.
LARA: State Application Deadline for Medical Marihuana Facilities Operating with Local Approval is Feb. 15th
LANSING, Mich., Feb. 8, 2018 /Weed Wire – The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) reminded prospective medical marihuana license applicants today that the deadline for applicants currently operating with local approval is February 15th.
Tilray Announces Completion of Series A Funding Round
TORONTO, Ontario, Feb. 8, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – Tilray, a global pioneer in medical cannabis research, cultivation, processing and distribution, today announced the completion of its Series A funding round totaling C$60 million. The round was comprised of a group of leading global institutional investors.
Leafly Cutting Unlicensed Cannabis Companies From Dispensary Finder Tool
Prior to recreational cannabis legalization in California, unlicensed cannabis companies proliferated under a system that didn’t require state licenses to operate medical cannabis businesses; however, the opportunity for those operating under the guise of legality is over in California and a popular cannabis dispensary and strain review website is erring on the side of caution.
Statement from Health Canada: Physical Security Requirements for Producers of Cannabis for Medical Purposes
OTTAWA, Ontario, Jan. 25, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – Health Canada is introducing two targeted changes to the physical security requirements under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) that must be respected by licensed producers (LP) of cannabis for medical purposes.
Central Florida Medical Marijuana Firm Sold in $43M Deal
A New York-based company has purchased a Central Florida pot operation for $43 million in cash and stock, amid expectations that the industry will explode following the voter-approved legalization of medical marijuana more than a year ago.
Friday Night Inc. Announces LOI to Acquire Harvest Foundation
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 16, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – Friday Night Inc. (Friday Night) (CSE: TGIF) (FWB: 1QF) (OTCQB: TGIFF) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a letter of intent to acquire 100% of Harvest Foundation LLC, a cannabis cultivation facility located adjacent to Friday Night’s Alternative Medicine Association (“AMA”).
Marijuana Cultivation Ordinance Meeting January 11
WOODLAND, Calif., Jan. 2, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Yolo County has been conducting community meetings to receive input regarding a zoning ordinance for licensed medical marijuana cultivation in the unincorporated areas of the county.
Canadian Firm Unveils Plans for Large Hemp Farm in Northern Maine
A Canadian company plans to launch a large, industrial hemp operation in northern Maine this year in the latest sign of burgeoning interest in the versatile yet tightly regulated crop.
Florida Judge Halts Issuance of Cultivation License Intended for Black Farmer
On Dec. 29, 2017, a Florida judge ordered the state health department to halt the issuance of a medical marijuana cultivation license intended for a member of the Florida chapter of the Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association.
Alaskan Edibles Manufacturer Has License Revoked by State
On Dec. 15, 2017, Frozen Budz, an Alaskan edibles manufacturer, had its manufacturing license revoked by the state Marijuana Control Board, marking the first time that the state control board has had to take such an action.
Aurora Cannabis Opposes CanniMed’s Bid for Newstrike Resources
Medical marijuana company Aurora Cannabis Inc said on Monday its acquisition-target CanniMed Therapeutics Inc’s plan to buy smaller rival Newstrike Resources Ltd was a “terrible deal” for CanniMed shareholders.
MA Cannabis Control Commission Drafting Marijuana Regulations
The Cannabis Control Commission plans to grant priority review to license applicants who have lived in areas with high rates of marijuana-related arrests.
Cannabis Control Commission Continues Public Policy Discussion
BOSTON, Dec. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, the Cannabis Control Commission held its third day of public deliberation on policy matters that will inform the implementation of the recreational adult use cannabis industry in Massachusetts.
5 Things to Know About the California Bureau of Cannabis Control
California is just weeks away from officially kicking off recreational cannabis sales and the state finally started accepting license applications late last week.
State Applications for Cannabis Manufacturing are Now Available
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is now accepting applications for commercial cannabis manufacturing. Interested parties can submit their temporary license application by email or mail to the Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB), with a copy of their local authorization. Reviews of these applications will begin immediately.
Provincial Government Enters Into Agreement with Canopy Growth Corporation on Supply and Production of Cannabis
ST. JOHNS, Newfoundland and Labrador, Dec. 08, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Provincial Government today announced it has entered into an agreement with Canopy Growth Corporation for the supply and production of cannabis in the province.
Final Operational Licence Now in Place
CARABOODA, Western Australia, Dec. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The licence was granted under the Narcotic Drugs Act 1967 to Tasmanian Alkaloids, AusCann’s strategic partner and allows for the joint manufacture and supply of medical cannabis products in Australia.
Canada’s Aurora Cannabis Boosts Stake in Australia-Based Cann Group
Canada’s Aurora Cannabis Inc (ACB.TO) said on Monday it increased its stake in Australia-based Cann Group Ltd (CAN.AX) to 22.9 percent from 19.9 percent, its latest move to expand in the cannabis industry.
Consumer Alert: Edible Products Manufactured by Frozen Budz Have Not Been Tested
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Dec. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office enforcement team has discovered that most edible products produced by Frozen Budz manufacturing facility (license #10012) were not tested as required by 3 AAC 306.550 before being transferred to retail marijuana stores and sold to consumers.
Marijuana Goes Legal in California on Jan. 1 — What You Need to Know
PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Dec. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Move over, 4/20. California has a new pot holiday: Jan. 1, 2018.
Hawkeye State to Welcome First Iowa Medical Cannabidiol Company
The Hawkeye State is preparing to welcome the first Iowa medical cannabidiol company into the state’s medical cannabidiol program.. On Nov. 28, 2017, the Iowa Department of Public Health announced its intent to award a medical cannabidiol manufacturer license to MedPharm Iowa, a company based in Des Moines.
MedPharm Iowa to Serve as First Medical Cannabidiol Company in Iowa
DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 28, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today the Iowa Department of Public Health issued a notice of intent to award a manufacturing license to manufacture medical cannabidiol in Iowa to MedPharm Iowa, LLC.
Chilean Cultivation Licence Secured for Second Crop
CARABOODA, Western Australia, Nov. 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — AusCann Group Holdings Ltd (ASX:AC8 or ‘the Company’) is pleased to announce that its joint venture (JV) in Chile, DayaCann, has secured a further licence for the cultivation of medical cannabis crops at its Chilean facility.
Maine Medical Marijuana Caregivers Begin to Warm Up to New Rules
On Nov. 18, 2017, the group Medical Marijuana Caregivers of Maine held an educational forum to discuss a set of new rules for medical marijuana caregivers.
Mendocino County: Cannabis Facilities Business License Application
UKIAH, Calif., Nov. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Ordinance No. 4394, which adopted Chapter 6.36 – Cannabis Facilities Businesses and Chapter 20.243 – Cannabis Facilities, is effective November 16, 2017, and provides for business licenses and zoning requirements for the following cannabis-related business types
What We Know About the Oregon Marijuana Processor Bust in Nebraska
While Nebraska has been known as a prohibition-minded state, one Oregon marijuana processor recently found that out the hard way and now has to face the consequences in both Nebraska and Oregon.
OLCC Suspends License of Oregon Marijuana Licensee Arrested in Nebraska Licensee Faces Major Violation Charges
PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has suspended the Recreational Marijuana processor license of Rich Extracts, LLC on November 15, 2017. Rich Wilkinson, managing member at Rich Extracts was arrested November 8, 2017 by law enforcement in the state of Nebraska on criminal charges for possession of marijuana with intent to deliver.
Cannabis Sellers Must Register with the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration
SACRAMENTO, Nov. 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Individuals planning to sell cannabis or cannabis products on January 1, 2018, must register with the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) for a seller’s permit.
Michigan Reverses Stance, Will Let Marijuana Shops Stay Open
In an about-face, Michigan regulators said Wednesday that medical marijuana businesses can stay open while seeking a state license as long as they have been operating with the approval of their local community.
Organization in Ohio Is the New Holder of a DEA Marijuana Research License
While the United States Drug Enforcement Agency’s marijuana research license isn’t awarded lightly, an Ohio-based organization was recently awarded a Schedule I Researcher license by the DEA to study the effects of marijuana.
Golden Leaf Secures City License to Sell Cannabis in Las Vegas, Nevada
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 31, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Golden Leaf Holdings Ltd. (“GLH” or the “Company”) (CSE:GLH) (OTCQB:GLDFF), a leading cannabis oil solutions company and dispensary operator built around recognized brands, today announced that it has been granted a business license by the City of Las Vegas, in the State of Nevada, to commence sales of its high quality cannabis-infused products to medical and adult-use dispensaries in the city.
These Are the First 6 Colombian Medical Marijuana Manufacturers
While Colombia legalized medical marijuana on Dec. 22, 2015, the country has yet to harvest and process any legal Colombian medical marijuana; however, recent government actions are about to change that.
THC Issued Medicinal Cannabis Licence
SYDNEY, Australia, Oct. 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Hydroponics Company Limited (THC) has been issued a Medicinal Cannabis Growers Licence by the Office of Drug Control under the medicinal cannabis provisions of the Narcotic Drugs Act 1967.
OLCC Commissioners Ratify Stipulated Settlements on Recreational Marijuana Licenses
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — At its monthly meeting October 26, 2017, the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission ratified the following fines and recreational marijuana license suspensions based on stipulated settlement.
Future Farm to Acquire a Controlling Interest in Five Dispensaries
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Future Farm Technologies Inc. (the “Company” or “Future Farm”) (CSE: FFT) (OTCQB: FFRMF) is pleased to announce a new joint venture between Future Farm and TCG Investments, LLC, owners of the Clinica Verde brand of medical cannabis dispensaries (“Clinica Verde”).
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.
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.
Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program Accepting Processor Applications in Decemeber
On Oct. 19, 2017, the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program and the Department of Commerce announced that the application for prospective cannabis processors is now available, with the application period running from Dec. 4 to Dec. 15.
130-Acre Medical Marijuana Development Park Opening in Michigan
WINDSOR TOWNSHIP, Mich., Oct. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Windsor Township, located west of Lansing in Eaton County, will be home to the largest medical marijuana development east of the Mississippi, dubbed Harvest Park. When fully developed, it will provide up to 1,000 new Michigan jobs in the medical marijuana industry.
Florida Health Officials Request Judge’s Removal from Medical Marijuana Case
On Oct. 10, 2017, Christian Bax, Executive Director of the Florida Office of Medical Marijuana Use, issued a request to Robert Cohen, Director of the Division of Administrative Hearings, asking for Administrative Law Judge John Van Laningham to be removed from a medical marijuana case involving cultivation licenses.
LARA Releases Advisory Bulletin Regarding Medical Marihuana Application Process
LANSING, Mich., Oct. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs ( LARA ) released an advisory bulletin today to inform and advise prospective medical marihuana licensees concerning the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation’s (BMMR) intended application process. The bulletin is for advisory purposes only and is subject to change.
Michigan Offering Medical Marijuana Training
Entrepreneurs hoping to break into Michigan’s medical marijuana business will have the chance to learn how at a series of five meetings across the state next month.
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.
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.
Black Farmer Sues Florida Over Medical Marijuana Rules
A black farmer in the state of Florida has filed a lawsuit against the Florida Department of Health alleging that the state’s medical marijuana laws are unconstitutional and unfairly block him from obtaining a medical marijuana license.
State Marijuana License Board May Vote on Future of Dispensaries Today
A state marijuana licensing board could decide today whether marijuana dispensaries in Michigan should get to stay open.
Rabhi: Protect Medical Marijuana Businesses, Patients from Regulatory Overreach
LANSING, Mich., Sept. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — State Rep. Yousef Rabhi (D-Ann Arbor) announced a bill today to prevent existing medical marijuana dispensaries from being shut down by licensing delays.
Texas Issues Company First Medical Marijuana License
The first medical marijuana license issued by the state of Texas will be going to a company called Cansortium Texas. The company, with administrative offices in Schulenberg, Texas, says they are humbled and honored to have earned a license as a low-THC dispensing organization.