Licensed marijuana producer Aphria Inc. announced an agreement Monday to buy medical cannabis firm Nuuvera Inc. in a cash-and-stock deal that it says values the company at $826 million.
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Best in Class Technology Partnership Brings Convenient Consumer Shopping and Innovative and Effective Loyalty Marketing Solutions to Dispensaries
SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Dec. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Today, iheartjane.com, the cannabis industry’s only online marketplace where customers can confidently discover and order the best-rated products available in real-time at local dispensaries, announced a first of its kind partnership in the cannabis industry, with the leading provider and innovator in loyalty marketing technology for the cannabis industry, springbig.
2 Maryland Companies to Study Medical Marijuana Vaping
With the state set to make medical marijuana available within weeks, two Maryland companies have formed a partnership to study how well vapor-inhalation devices work for patients.
Bayport International Holdings, Inc. (OTC Pink: BAYP) Announces Strategic Partnership with GreenLink Financial
DALLAS, Nov. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Bayport International Holdings Inc. (OTC PINK: BAYP) has finalized a strategic partnership with GreenLink Financial LLC, a specialty financial services provider for highly-regulated banking challenged businesses.
These Are the First Two Licensed Jamaican Cannabis Companies
While Jamaican cannabis has a rich history, the country of Jamaica hasn’t been at the forefront of the legal industry; however, that may soon change as the country has issued its first two Jamaican cannabis licenses.
CohnReznick Partners with New Frontier Data
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – CohnReznick, one of the largest accounting, tax and advisory firms in the United States, has teamed with New Frontier Data, the leading provider of data, analytics and business intelligence for the cannabis industry.
OLCC Partners With Law Enforcement to Tackle Illegal Marijuana Operations
MEDFORD, Ore., Sept. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission today met with law enforcement officials, local district attorneys and US attorney’s office officials to announce policy changes and partnership efforts.
Hydrofarm Inc. Partners With Serruya Private Equity
PETALUMA, Calif., July 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Hydrofarm, LLC, a leading wholesaler and manufacturer of hydroponics equipment and horticultural products, announced today the Company has received a significant equity investment led by Serruya Private Equity Partners (SPE), a family managed private equity group with a heritage of developing brands.
HelloMD Announces Partnership with Medical Cannabis Provider PharmaCannis
SAN FRANCISCO, June 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – HelloMD, the nation’s largest community of medical cannabis patients, experts, and trusted brands, announced today that they have partnered with PharmaCannis, a multi-region, vertically integrated medical cannabis provider.
Aurora Cannabis Inc.: Is a Hemp Investment a Strategic Fit?
Aurora Cannabis Inc. has just announced another possible acquisition, and this time snatching up one of the world’s largest industrial hemp producers.
Safety Doesn’t Stop After 4/20 — CDOT Extends Lyft Discounts
DENVER, Colo., April 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — 4/20, the unofficial marijuana holiday has passed, but the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will extend its partnership with ridesharing company, Lyft, until May 12.
4 Pitfalls to Avoid in Your Cannabis Career
When it comes to the cannabis industry, it’s difficult to even find an accurate comparison in business. Every business in this industry is effectively a startup in addition to the fact that we’re in one of the newest and fastest growing industries in the world; that makes it like a startup on steroids. To say it’s unpredictable and risky is an understatement.
Israeli Medical Marijuana Company Continues US Expansion
On April 20, 2017, Tikun Olam, a medical marijuana company based out of Israel, announced that it is going to continue its expansion into the United States, following its successful pilot program in the state of Delaware.
420 Prep in Denver: Colorado and Lyft Join Forces
On March 20, 2017, the Colorado Department of Transportation announced that it has partnered with the ridesharing company Lyft to introduce the 320 Movement, a campaign to encourage cannabis consumers to plan their rides before getting high.
CDOT and Lyft Launch ‘320 Movement’ to Promote Marijuana Safety
DENVER, March 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Next month, tens of thousands of people will gather in Civic Center Park in a celebration of cannabis culture—more affectionately known as 4/20. As marijuana users begin to plan their attendance at what is estimated to be the world’s largest 4/20 rally, CDOT has partnered with Lyft to launch the 320 Movement, a movement to plan a ride before you’re high.
The University of Oxford and Kingsley Capital Partners Announce Ground Breaking Cannabinoid Biomedicine Research Programme
OXFORD, England, March 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Oxford University (“Oxford”) and Kingsley Capital Partners (“Kingsley”) today announce the launch of a pioneering research programme to investigate the role of cannabinoids in biology and medicine.
Medical Marijuana, Inc. Subsidiary, HempMeds(R) Brasil Announces Groundbreaking Distribution Partnership with Paragon HealthCare BR
Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC PINK: MJNA), the first-ever publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, has announced a groundbreaking partnership between their subsidiary, HempMeds® Brasil and Paragon HealthCare BR, one of the leading global wholesale distributors of pharmaceutical products.
OrganiGram Partners with Trailer Park Boys
On Nov. 23, 2016, OrganiGram Holdings Inc. (TSXV:OGI), a licensed producer of medical marijuana in Canada, announced that the company had been chosen by Trailer Park Boys, a Nova Scotia-based Netflix original series, as its exclusive marijuana producer, business partner and brand developer.
Aphria and MassRoots Partner in One of First International Collaborations between Cannabis Companies
LEAMINGTON, Ontario, Oct. 18,2016 /Weed Wire/ — Aphria Inc. (“Aphria” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: APH or USOTCQB: APHQF) one of the leading Canadian licensed producers of medical cannabis, and MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB:MSRT), one of the largest technology platforms for the cannabis industry, are pleased to announce they have entered into one of the first international partnerships between cannabis companies.
San Diego Launches Campaign to Hinder Illegal Dispensaries
On Oct. 6, 2016, San Diego launched the “Buy Safe, Buy Legal” campaign as a means of hindering illegal medical marijuana dispensaries in the city, asking residents to only buy medical marijuana from legally licensed dispensaries.
MassRoots Partners with Headset to Expand Business Analytics and Standardize Cannabis Product Data
DENVER, Sept. 13, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB:MSRT) and Headset, Inc., a leading business intelligence platform for cannabis-related businesses, are pleased to announce a strategic partnership to expand the functionality and utility of the MassRoots and Headset platforms.
BIOS Lighting Announces Academic Partnership with Utah State University
ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 12,2016 /Weed Wire/ — BIOS (Biological Innovation and Optimization Systems) has entered into an academic partnership with Bruce Bugbee, PhD, Professor in the Plants, Soils and Climate Department and Director of the Crop Physiology Laboratory at Utah State University (USU).
Aphria Partners With Leading International Consumer Lifestyle Brand Tokyo Smoke
TORONTO, Sept. 7, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today Aphria Inc. (“Aphria”) (TSX VENTURE:APH) (OTCQB:APHQF), one of Canada’s leading licensed producers of medical cannabis, announced a groundbreaking licensing deal with Tokyo Smoke, a premium cannabis-oriented lifestyle brand.
Why Microsoft Wants in on the Marijuana Business and Why the DEA Won’t Stop It
Redmond’s partnership with ‘seed-to-sales’ software purveyor Kind is bound to bring more legitimacy to an already-thriving business.
The First Big Company to Say It’s Serving the Legal Marijuana Trade? Microsoft.
As state after state has legalized marijuana in one way or another, big names in corporate America have stayed away entirely. Marijuana, after all, is still illegal, according to the federal government.
Wiz Khalifa Partners With Colorado-based RiverRock Cannabis on Exclusive New Cannabis Line
PITTSBURGH, Pa., Feb. 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Multi-platinum-selling, Golden Globe and Grammy-nominated recording artist Wiz Khalifa today announced his partnership with RiverRock Cannabis on an exclusive line of regulated cannabis products.
Open Mic Night at the Cannabis Comedy Club
You had to have strong conviction to stay in this sector as an individual investor, but you also had to have a sense of humor. Sometimes it seemed like open mic night at the comedy club … you know, not always very funny.
Wana Brands Forms Partnership with CWNevada
Las Vegas, NV (December 2, 2015) – Wana Brands is expanding into Nevada through a partnership with CWNevada.
A Special Offer from New Frontier
New Frontier and ArcView Market Research will join forces to produce the 4th edition of The State of Legal Marijuana Markets. In honor of this announcement, New Frontier is offering its subscribers and MJIN readers a pre-sale discount of $150, expiring this week on Nov. 20, 2015.
Leading Marijuana Market Research Firm, The ArcView Group, Partners With Leading Cannabis Data Firm, New Frontier, To Expand Offerings
HEDNERSON, Nev., Nov. 9, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — From the stage at ArcView’s private investor forum at the Hilton Lake Las Vegas, ArcView Market Research, the top selling publisher of cannabis market information, and New Frontier, the leading Big Data provider in the cannabis industry, will announce a strategic partnership to co-produce at least ten market reports on the cannabis industry over the next year.
Tuatara Capital Secures Lead Investor Position in Willie’s Reserve
NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Willie Nelson and Tuatara Capital, L.P. are pleased to announce their partnership to establish Willie’s Reserve, a premium cannabis lifestyle brand.
CARP and CanniMed Announce Partnership to Educate Canadians About Medical Cannabis
TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2015 /CNW/ – CARP, Canada’s largest non-profit, non-partisan advocacy association for Canadians As We Age, has announced a new “CARP Recommended” partnership with CanniMed Ltd.
MJ Freeway and Jane Announce Full Integration to Better Serve Marijuana Retailers’ Needs
DENVER, Aug. 14, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — MJ Freeway®, the industry-leading cannabis business software platform, and Jane℠, the premier cash management solution for marijuana retailers, announced a strategic partnership to transform the customer purchase experience with the seamless integration of each company’s distinct platform strengths.
Signal Bay Executes Strategic Partnership with Cannabis Benchmarks™
LAS VEGAS, Nev., June 24, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Signal Bay, Inc. (OTC: SGBY) and Cannabis Benchmarks™ a division of New Leaf Data Services, LLC have announced a partnership for Signal Bay to provide expertise in the area of primary industry data research.
Sound CO2 was a first-mover in laboratory testing for dispensaries, which makes a marked difference in the quality control of its products.
Native American Organics: Another Tribal Gaming Industry?
Tex “Red-Tipped Arrow” Hall, a former Chairman of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara (MHA) Nation, could be spearheading a movement to establish cannabis businesses among Native American tribes.
The Comprehensive Guide to Medical Cannabis
LAS VEGAS, Nev., June 17, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Esteemed author, research scientist, and lecturer, Alicia K. Wilbur, PhD, in partnership with Signal Bay Research (OTC: SGBY), a wholly owned subsidiary of Signal Bay, Inc., crafted a current-state snapshot of the scientifically documented benefits of medical cannabis.
Native American Organics, LLC Announces The Launch Of A Groundbreaking Cannabis Company
SEATTLE, June 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Native American Indian Tribes will benefit from a new national company which will partner and assist in producing high grade marijuana products.
Sidecar’s Newest Cargo: Weed Deliveries
The next time you hop into a car from ride-hailing service Sidecar, your co-passenger might be an eighth of weed.
Germany’s Deutsche Cannabis Partners with Chicago Based CannaFundr
CHICAGO, April 13, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — CannaFundr, a premiere online investment platform for the cannabis industry, announced today an exclusive partnership with Deutsche Cannabis AG, Europe’s first publically traded investment firm focused on legal marijuana related companies.
Marijuana Investor Summit Taps Mainstream with World Cannabis Week
Marijuana Investor Summit and World Cannabis Week have entered into a strategic partnership to promote the Summit as a part of World Cannabis Week’s event offerings.
New Frontier Financials Seals Strategic Partnership with Panther Media, publisher of Marijuana Investor News
CHICAGO, March 4, 2015 /Weed Wire/ − New Frontier Financials, the Big Data provider of authoritative actionable intelligence and analytics for the cannabis industry, has officially partnered with Panther Media, publisher of Marijuana Investment News.
Canary: Mobilizing Dispensaries, Driving Through Limitations
Mobile marketplace startup Canary enables customers to find dispensaries and browse products, while also partnering with dispensaries to mobilize their product offerings and facilitate home delivery.
Indoor Harvest: Growing for a Green Future
Indoor Harvest is a company addressing the challenges growers face when they need to increase yield while remaining conscientious of their environmental footprint.
Marijuana Social Network, MassRoots, Reaches Over 215,000 Users; Partners with Cypress Hill’s B-Real on ‘The Smoker’s Club Tour’
DENVER, Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — MassRoots, a social network for cannabis consumers, is pleased to announce it has crossed 215,000 users and has facilitated over 56 million user-to-user interactions on it’s network.
Weedmaps Partners with On-Demand E-Hailing App Curb to Provide Safe Transportation for Marijuana Users
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Weedmaps, the world’s largest online medical and recreational marijuana resource, today announced a partnership with Curb, the taxi app that connects riders to a nationwide network of professional drivers, to promote safe transportation for marijuana users.
AmeriCann Partners with Medical Marijuana Applicants in Illinois in $9 Million Alliance
DENVER, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — AmeriCann, Inc. (ACAN OTCQX), a company that develops cannabis cultivation facilities and provides capital for cannabis entrepreneurs, has partnered with local medical marijuana applicants in the state of Illinois.
New App to Feature Medical Marijuana Home Delivery in LA
HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — A new smartphone app will help users of medical marijuana have their medicinal pot delivered directly to their front door, through LA’s new medical marijuana delivery service.
Houston VC Explores Potential of Marijuana Fund
James Tao, one of the co-founders of Houston Health Ventures, will explore the potential of establishing a marijuana-specific fund at the inaugural Marijuana Investment Conferences event Oct. 5-6.
GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. Partners with LaurelCo, LLC to Obtain Licenses to Cultivate and Dispense Medical Marijuana in Illinois
LAS VEGAS, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: GBLX) is pleased to announce the execution of a binding Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with LaurelCo, LLC, an Illinois limited liability company formed to pursue the acquisition of both cultivation and dispensary medical marijuana licenses in the state of Illinois.