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Canadian Securities Administrators

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

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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Gov. Rick Snyder makes initial appointments to the Marihuana Advisory Panel

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced initial appointments to the Marihuana Advisory Panel established by the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act.

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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.

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Tetra Bio-Pharma Continues Forward into the Veterinary Ophthalmology Market by Entering into an Agreement with Drs. Cullen and Webb

OTTAWA, Ontario, Oct. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (“Tetra” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:TBP)(OTCQB:TBPMF), a global leader in cannabinoid-based drug development and discovery, today announced the addition of two members to its clinical advisory board for the veterinary market – Dr. Cheryl Cullen, an American Board-certified Veterinary Ophthalmologist, and Dr. Webb, an American Board of Veterinary Ophthalmology (ABVO) Resident.

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Selection of BioTrackTHC for Arkansas’ Seed-to-Sale Tracking Software Anticipated by Arkansas Cannabis Industry Assocation

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Oct. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association anticipates the adoption of BioTrackTHC’s seed-to-sale tracking software for Arkansas’ legal cannabis industry to be announced within 11 days.

Green Dot Labs’ Premium Black Label Nectar Line Debuts in Colorado’s Adult-Use Cannabis Market

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Green Dot Labs, a Boulder, Colo.-based producer of fine cannabis extracts, announced today that its celebrated Black Label Nectar product line – the most reputable concentrates in Colorado and a cult favorite among discerning medical patients for years – will now be available for sale at adult-use, or recreational, dispensaries in Colorado.

Golden Tarp Awards

Humboldt County’s Golden Tarp Awards Announces First-Ever Live Streaming of Their 4th Annual Light Dep Cannabis Competition Judging

GARBERVILE, Calif., Oct. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Ganjier, the cannabis industry’s widely respected platform for advice and information on specializations such as cannabis cultivation, law, manufacturing, branding and marketing, announced the call for entry for the fourth annual Golden Tarp Awards.

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Willow Creek Workshop on Cannabis Ordinance

WILLOW CREEK, Calif., Oct. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – On Wednesday, Oct. 18 beginning at 5:30 pm, Supervisor Ryan Sundberg and the Humboldt County Planning and Building Department will be hosting a public workshop in Willow Creek on proposed revisions to the county’s Commercial Cannabis Land Use Ordinance (CCLUO), and the associated Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR).

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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.

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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.

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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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Next Frontier Biosciences Expands Ranks with New Regional Sales Manager

DENVER, Oct. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – As Next Frontier Biosciences prepares to launch its Verra Wellness line of purified cannabinoid products in November, the Colorado-based biotech company has enhanced its experienced sales lineup with the addition of a new Regional Sales Manager, Colin Osborne.

State Medical Board of Ohio Approves Dates for Initial Petition to Add a Qualifying Condition Submission Period

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Medical board members established Nov. 1, 2018 – Dec. 31, 2018 as the first submission period for petitions to add a qualifying medical condition to the Medical Marijuana Control Program. NO PETITIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED BEFORE NOV. 1, 2018.

Kwanza Hall Says New Marijuana Law a Victory for the People of Atlanta Keeps Families Safer, Saves Taxpayers Millions

ATLANTA, Oct. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Upon the announcement of the signing of legislation today by Mayor Kasim Reed to reclassify Atlanta’s marijuana laws, Kwanza Hall stated the following: “We should all thank the Mayor for his willingness to sign this ordinance into law.”

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Amazonas Florestal Ltd. Releases Update Informing Public That its Subsidiary, Amazon Hemp Ltd., Is Ready To Resume Operations and Complete the Harvesting Process for the First 100 Acre Field Beginning This Week After A Slow Down Of Operations Due to Incle

MIAMI, Oct. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Amazonas Florestal Ltd. (www.azflusa.com) (OTC PINK: AZFL), a natural resources company dedicated to innovative, sustainable forest management, industrial CBD hemp and the certification and sales of carbon credits wants to update shareholders and investors that the Company will resume operations this week in order to complete harvesting process for the first 100 acre plantation between this week and the next.

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Hawai‘i Department of Health Approves Fourth Dispensary to Begin Retail Sales of Medical Cannabis

HONOLULU, Oct. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) has issued a formal notice to proceed to Mānoa Botanicals LLC dba Noa Botanicals after the dispensary completed laboratory testing requirements and passed its final onsite inspection.

Global Hemp Group

Global Hemp Group & Marijuana Company of America To Form Joint Venture With Space Cowboys’ Colorado Farms

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — GLOBAL HEMP GROUP (“GHG” or the “Company”) (CSE:GHG / FF:GHG / OTC:GBHPF) an industrial hemp and cannabis corporation, and Marijuana Company of America, Inc. (“MCOA”), (collectively the “Companies”), are pleased to announce they have jointly entered into a letter of intent with Space Cowboys, Inc.

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Agritek Holdings, Inc. Announces First Grow Pod Installation And Initial Build Out Of Pueblo Hemp Cultivation Facility Of 77 Acres Inc.

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Agritek Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AGTK) www.AgritekHoldings.com, a fully integrated, active real estate investor for the cannabis sector and branding consultant today announced that the Company is in the final stages of licensing and construction planning for its 80 acres located in Pueblo, Colorado.

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Freedom Leaf, Inc. Announces Launch of Leafceuticals, Inc., A Wholly-Owned Division For The Research, Development, and Distribution Of Superior Legal Hemp Products For The Hempology Line

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Freedom Leaf, Inc. (OTCQB: FRLF), The Marijuana Legalization Company ™, introduces Leafceuticals, Inc, a wholly owned division dedicated to providing distribution, standardized formulations, and consistent quality assurance for the natural whole-hemp full-spectrum ingredients in the Hempology brand product line and possibly third party clients for private label.

Sunniva

Sunniva Receives Final Approval for Medical Cannabis Facility in California

CALGARY, Alberta, Oct. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Sunniva Inc. (“Sunniva” or “the Company”), a North American provider of medical cannabis products and services, is bringing advanced greenhouse technology to Cathedral City, California, following unanimous approval of the project by the city’s Planning Commission.

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Wana Brands expands CBD product offerings with a flavorful addition for Colorado’s adult-use and medical marijuana markets

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Wana Brands, Colorado’s No. 1 infused products manufacturer, has announced the addition of Strawberry Lemonade sour gummies 1:1 CBD:THC. The latest line extension provides customers the freedom to choose a more balanced experience and desired effect in the form of a discreet and refreshing gummie.

LARA Announces Medical Marihuana Educational Sessions; BMMR to Show Potential Licensees the Application Process, Monitoring System

LANSING, Oct. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs ( LARA ) and the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation (BMMR) announced today the dates, times and locations of a series of educational sessions designed to familiarize potential licensees with the application process and the statewide monitoring system.

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WeedTV.com, a Division of Players Network, Inc., Provides Update on Successful Launch and 4-Day Broadcast from WeedHouse

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Player’s Network, Inc. (OTCQB: PNTV), a diversified holding company operating in media and marijuana, announced today that WeedTV.com successfully launched, with an original, live-streamed production from September 22 through September 25 at a stunning private estate/resort in Las Vegas, which became “Weed House.”

VA Hospital is Denying Veteran PTSD Treatment Due to Cannabis Use When He Has a Florida Medical Card

MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — After transferring to the Miami VA Healthcare System and during a medical intake, the VA was adamant about Jonathan Fruchter being referred to drug counseling regardless of the fact that he is patient #P0032257 with the Compassionate Use Registry in the state of Florida.

Oregon Tax Distributions

First Marijuana Tax Revenue Distributions Coming Soon

SALEM, Ore., Oct. 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The first distributions of state marijuana tax revenues—totaling nearly $85 million—are on their way to the State School Fund; the Mental Health, Alcoholism, and Drug Services Account; the Oregon State Police (OSP); the Oregon Health Authority (OHA); and Oregon’s cities and counties. All distributions will be complete by October 11, 2017.

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.

LARA Releases Advisory Bulletin Regarding Testing of Marihuana and Marihuana-Infused Products

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 5, 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) intentions regarding the testing of marihuana and marihuana-infused products.

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Bureau of Cannabis Control to Hold Public Licensing Workshop in Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) will host a public licensing workshop in Los Angeles on October 12. The workshop will focus on what licensing information is needed and what resources are available for people planning to apply for state commercial cannabis licenses.

Department of Consumer Affairs Announces Appointments to Cannabis Advisory Committee

SACRAMENTO, Oct. 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Department of Consumer Affairs today announced the members of the state’s new Cannabis Advisory Committee under the Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC).

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Tetra Bio-Pharma Selected to Present at Prestigious BIO Investor Forum In San Francisco October 17-18

OTTAWA, Ontario, Oct. 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (“Tetra” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:TBP)(OTCQB:TBPMF), a global leader in cannabinoid-based drug discovery, today announced that it has been selected, among a large group of candidates, to present at the prestigious BIO Investor Forum to be held in San Francisco October 17-18th at the Westin St. Francis Hotel.

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NORML Founder Keith Stroup to Speak at First Annual Cannabis Fund Gala & Awards

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Cannabis Fund, a PAC created by Representative Earl Blumenauer to support cannabis-friendly candidates, will be hosting its first annual gala & awards on October 6th at the Marriott Waterfront in Portland, OR with NORML founder Keith Stroup as a featured speaker.

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Bureau of Cannabis Control Announces Three Upcoming Public Licensing Workshops

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ —The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) today announced plans to host three public licensing workshops. 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.

IDPH

Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Update – October 4, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, Oct. 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has approved applications for approximately 25,600 qualifying patients (including 216 persons under 18 years of age), since it began accepting applications for the Medical Cannabis Registry Program on September 2, 2014.

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Next Frontier Biosciences Introduces Scientific Advisory Board

DENVER, Oct. 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Colorado-based biotech company Next Frontier Biosciences today announced its Scientific Advisory Board, rounding out the company’s expert lineup of biotech and cannabis professionals.

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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.

Emblem Corp

Emblem Announces Exclusive Agreement with Canntab Therapeutics for Cannabinoid Based Oral Sustained Release Formulation

PARIS, Ontario, Oct. 3, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Emblem Corp. (TSXV:EMC) (EMC.WT) (“Emblem” or the “Company”) announced today that it has entered into a Collaboration and Licensing Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Canntab Therapeutics Limited (“Canntab”) of Toronto.

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G FarmaBrand to Distribute Julian Marley’s JuJu Royal Brand Products in Southern California

CALGARY, Alberta, Oct. 3, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Julian Marley’s, son of late Reggae star Bob Marley, ultra-premium cannabis brand JuJu Royal (CSE: JUJU) will now be distributed to southern California dispensaries through an agreement with Finka Distribution, a G FarmaBrand company.

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Atlanta City Council Votes Unanimously to Decriminalize Marijuana, Heads to Mayor’s Desk

ATLANTA, Oct. 3, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Monday afternoon, after two hours of debate amongst the city council members – the Atlanta city council voted unanimously 15-0 to pass Ordinance 17-O-1152. This legislation makes the possession of marijuana under one ounce a non-arrestable offense and lowers the fine to a maximum ticket of $75.

Kwanza Hall Legislation to Reclassify Marijuana in Atlanta Passes City Council Unanimously

ATLANTA, Oct. 2, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Today, Kwanza Hall passed legislation (17-O-1152) he introduced March 20 in Atlanta City Council that will dramatically reduce the penalty for marijuana possession and make it a non-arrestable offense.

Washington State Officials Meet With USDOJ to Discuss Marijuana Policy

OLYMPIA, Wash., Sept. 29, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Officials from the offices of Gov. Jay Inslee, Attorney General Bob Ferguson, the Washington State Liquor & Cannabis Board and Department of Financial Institutions met today with federal officials at the U.S Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. regarding state and federal marijuana policy.

Hawai'i Unveils First Cashless Payment System for Medical Cannabis and Pono Life Sciences Maui and Fourth Dispensary

Hawai‘i Department of Health Issues Pono Life Sciences Maui LLC Notice to Begin Sales of Medical Cannabis to Registered Patients

HONOLULU, Sept. 29, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) has issued a formal notice to proceed to Pono Life Sciences Maui LLC today after the dispensary completed laboratory testing requirements and passed its final onsite inspection.


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