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Wana Brands’ Best-Selling Gummies Now Available in Arizona

Wana Brands’ Best-Selling Gummies Now Available in Arizona

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 8, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Arizona medical marijuana patients can now access the country’s most consistent cannabis gummies as Wana Brands’ popular flavors hit shelves at dispensaries, such as the MüV by AltMed dispensary in Phoenix.

Maricopa County Prosecutor Drops Challenge to Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Act as Violation of Federal Law, Ceding Victory to ACLU

PHOENIX, Ariz., Dec. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Maricopa County Attorney William Montgomery has decided not to challenge the most recent ruling upholding Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Act, as the deadline of December 11 to seek review by the United States Supreme Court has passed.

Anti-Marijuana Organization Creates Retaliation Billboards in Phoenix

Anti-Marijuana Organization Creates Retaliation Billboards in Phoenix

An organization of marijuana legalization opponents in Arizona has commissioned anti-marijuana billboards in the Phoenix area. Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy is responding to pro-marijuana billboards put up this past October by Weedmaps, a marijuana locating app.

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Corix Bioscience Purchases Pharmaceutical Development Corp LTD

PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Corix Bioscience Inc. (OTCQB: CXBS) has purchased 100% of Pharmaceutical Development Corp., allowing Corix to commence selling its proprietary cannabis products internationally.

Digital Payments Platform Alt Thirty Six Selects Dash As Payment Method of Choice for New Retail Sectors

PHOENIX, Ariz., Oct. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Alt Thirty Six, a rising digital payments platform, has today announced it will integrate the top digital currency for payments, Dash, as a method of transaction between consumers, merchants, suppliers and vendors in new retail sectors.

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American Green Successfully Completes Transaction for the Purchase of Nipton, CA, Ahead of Schedule

PHOENIX, Ariz., Sept. 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today American Green, Inc. (OTC: ERBB) has announced that after the necessary time to crystalize the first phase of its multi-year plan, it has started working in and around Nipton with locals and visiting specialists alike.

This Is Why PTSD Cannabis Research Needs the VA Secretary's Help Right Now

This Is Why PTSD Cannabis Research Needs the VA Secretary’s Help Right Now

On Aug. 6, 2017, Sue Sisley, M.D., sent a letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin to request that he stop a Phoenix hospital’s obstruction of the first clinical trial to study the effects of medical cannabis in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder in military veterans.

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Corix Bioscience, Inc. Signs Major Sales Agreement for up to 22,000 Pounds of Hemp per Month

PHOENIX, Aug. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Corix Bioscience Inc. (OTCQB: CXBS), a next generation tissue cell culture to pharmaceutical grade cannabinoid oil (CBD) manufacturer, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Positively Green Organics LLC. for the resale of up to 22,000 pounds of industrial hemp per month.

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American Green Inc. Purchases Town of Nipton, California, with Plans to Develop Premier Cannabis Hospitality Destination

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today American Green, Inc. (ERBB:OTC) has announced its purchase of the town of Nipton, California, a 100-year-old community in San Bernardino county, and intends to modernize it into the country’s first energy-independent, cannabis-friendly hospitality destination.

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Herban Planet Launches Into Online Cannabis Space

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — It’s finally here, the ultimate guide to the cannabis universe. It’s taking the online cannabis industry to a new high. Herban Planet is the most complete cannabis guide available today for all things in the industry. From dispensaries, growers and business services, to green doctors, education, delivery services and more, there is no parallel.


First Participant Enrolled in First-Ever Trial of Marijuana for Chronic PTSD in Veterans

PHOENIX, Ariz., Feb. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On February 6, 2017, the first participant in the first-ever clinical trial of smoked marijuana (cannabis) for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in U.S. veterans received cannabis at the Scottsdale Research Institute (SRI) in Phoenix, Ariz.


New Prop. 205 GOTV Ad Paints Dim Picture of the Morning After Election Day if Supporters Forget to Vote

PHOENIX, Nov. 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol launched a new ad Friday aimed at turning out voters on Election Day by painting a dim picture of the morning after if Prop. 205 supporters fail to vote.


Colorado Officials Ask Prop. 205 Opponents to Stop Airing Ads That Feature ‘Inaccurate and Misleading’ Statements About Marijuana Tax Revenue and Teen Use in Colorado

PHOENIX, Oct. 31, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Colorado state officials are asking opponents of Prop. 205 to stop airing ads that “convey inaccurate and misleading statements about Colorado’s experience with regulating and taxing marijuana for adult use.”


Oscar-winning Actress Encourages Arizona Voters to Support Prop. 205

PHOENIX, Oct. 30, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Arizona voters are receiving a phone message from Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon, encouraging them to “vote for taxing and regulating marijuana by voting ‘yes’ on Prop. 205.”

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Billionaire Casino Magnate Donates to Fight Legalization in Arizona

A casino magnate has given $500,000 to fight legalization in Arizona. Citing campaign-finance records, New Times of Phoenix reported Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy, an anti-legalization group, received the donation from billionaire Sheldon Adelson, CEO and founder of the Las Vegas Sands Corp.

Marijuana Measure Qualifies for Arizona's Ballot

Marijuana Measure Qualifies for Arizona’s Ballot

On Aug. 11, 2016, Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan announced that the voter initiative I-08-2016, the Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act, has met the signature requirement to qualify for the ballot on Nov. 8.


Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act Qualifies for Ballot

PHOENIX, Aug. 11, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Secretary of State Michele Reagan has notified Governor Doug Ducey that initiative measure I-08-2016, the Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act, has met the signature requirements for placement on the November 8, 2016 General Election ballot.

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Insys Therapeutics Successfully Completes Safety and Pharmacokinetic (PK) Study of Cannabidiol Oral Solution in Pediatric Epilepsy Patients

PHOENIX, May 24, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Insys Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: INSY) (“Insys” or “the Company”) today announced that it has successfully completed its Phase 1/Phase 2 safety and pharmacokinetic (PK) study in pediatric subjects with treatment-resistant epilepsy.

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urban-gro Bolsters Sales Force

PHOENIX, March 24, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — urban-gro, the product solutions expert for the commercial Cannabis cultivator, is strengthening its sales team with the addition of Michael McGrew as Regional Sales Manager for the Southwest region, including Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico.