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Medical Marihuana Regulation Workgroups

LARA Seeks Participants for Medical Marihuana Stakeholder Workgroups

LARA Seeks Participants for Medical Marihuana Stakeholder Workgroups

LANSING, Mich., Aug. 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — LARA’s Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation (BMMR) is facilitating five stakeholder work groups to discuss and provide suggestions on regulatory topics related to the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (MMFLA).

Green Leaf Farms

Player’s Network, Inc. Releases a Video Tour of its Subsidiary Green Leaf Farms Called “A Glimpse Into Green Leaf” Capturing an Inside look of their State-of-the-Art Cultivation and Production Facility

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Player’s Network, Inc. (OTCQB: PNTV), a diversified holding company operating in media and marijuana, releases “A Glimpse Into Green Leaf,” a video that looks behind the scenes of the workings of Green Leaf Farms Holdings.

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Dixie Elixirs and Edibles Voluntarily Recalls Six Products Produced by Colorado Manufacturing Affiliate

DENVER, Aug. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Dixie Brands, Inc. (Dixie), the owner of Dixie Elixirs and Edibles, makers of cannabis-infused consumable and topical products, today announced that its Colorado manufacturer, Left Bank LLC, has issued a recall for six of its products.

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Medical Marijuana, Inc. Announces State of Mexico’s Historic Purchase of Company’s Cannabis Product for Its Citizens

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (MJNA), the first publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, today announced that the State of Mexico’s government has purchased the company’s Real Scientific Hemp Oil-X™ (RSHO-X™) CBD hemp oil products from its subsidiary HempMeds Mexico® to treat 11 of its citizens suffering from varying indications including Refractory Epilepsy and Lennox Gastaut-Syndrome.

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V2 Launches Prohibited Cannabis Vaporizer Brand and Product Line

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Prohibited – the all new cannabis vape brand by leading independent e-cig and manufacturer, V2 – today, announced the launch of the 5th Degree vaporizer, now available for customers nationwide online and on shelves in 125 retailers in 18 states across the country.

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MedMen’s Andrew Modlin Wins Unprecedented American Marketing Association Award

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Andrew Modlin, co-founder and chief operating officer of leading cannabis firm MedMen was awarded the prestigious “Emerging Leader Award” by the American Marketing Association, the country’s top marketing trade organization. Mr. Modlin was one of four “under 40” recipients the organization honored as future leaders in the marketing field.


Agritek Holdings, Inc. Announces $300,000 Cash Infusion On Heels Of CEO B. Michael Friedman’s Appearance On Fox Business Network New To The Street

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Agritek Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AGTK), a fully integrated, active cannabis real estate investor and branding consultant in the legal cannabis sector, today announced that the Company has received an additional $300,000 in funding for the month of August.

Arkansas Company

Dewmar International BMC, Inc. (DEWM) Partners with Arkansas Company to Apply for Marijuana Cultivation and Dispensary Licenses

HOUSTON, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Dewmar International BMC, Inc. (the “Company”) (OTC PINK: DEWM) today announced that it has partnered with a long-standing Arkansas company in a joint effort to see a cannabis cultivation and dispensary permit to be issued during fourth quarter 2017.

Agriculture Secretary Visits Industrial Hemp Research Projects Exploring Economic Potential for Promising, Versatile Crop

HARRISBURG, Penn., Aug. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding visited two of 14 research projects that seek to demonstrate the economic value and viability of industrial hemp as a marketable crop in Pennsylvania.

Public Hearing

Tomorrow: Board of Physicians Holds Public Hearing to Discuss New Medical Marijuana Conditions

HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Tomorrow, on Friday, August 18th at 8:30am the Board of Physicians will hold a public hearing to discuss the addition of two conditions to the Medical Marijuana Program.

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Tilray Announces Second Facility Enabling 5x Increase in Production Capacity

NANAIMO, British Columbia, Aug. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Tilray Canada Ltd., a Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)-certified global leader in medical cannabis research and production, announced today that it will invest, through an affiliated entity, up to $30 million in a second cultivation and processing facility located in Enniskillen, Ontario.

New Website

HempLife Today Announces its New Website will be Live by 5PM EDT on Friday, 8.18.2017

DENVER, Aug. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Ubiquitech Software Corp. (OTC PINK: UBQU), through its subsidiary HempLife Today™, an innovative and growing Company offering the finest CBD (Cannabidiol) products derived from Hemp, is announcing that its new Website will be live by 5PM eastern time on Friday, 8.18.2017.

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Utah Patients Coalition to Launch 2018 Signature Drive for Medical Cannabis Ballot Initiative

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Aug. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The campaign to place a medical cannabis initiative on the November 2018 ballot will hold a news conference on Thursday to announce the official launch of signature gathering efforts.

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Tetra Bio-Pharma Announces Approval to List on the TSX Venture Exchange

OTTAWA, Ontario, Aug. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (” Tetra ” or the ” Company “) (CSE:TBP)(CSE:TBP.CN)(CNSX:TBP)(TSX VENTURE:TBP)(OTCQB:TBPMF), today announced that its common shares have been approved for trading on the TSX Venture Exchange and that it has applied for voluntary delisting of its common shares from the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE).


First Harvest Launches Ufly420 for On-Demand Legal Cannabis Delivery

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — First Harvest Corp. (OTCQB: HVST) (the “Company” or “First Harvest”), a technology, media and mobile gaming platform with a focus on the cannabis industry, announced today its monetizing beta version launch of Ufly420.

Corix Bioscience

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.

West Virginia Medical Cannabis Advisory Board

West Virginia Medical Cannabis Advisory Board Meeting

CHARLESTON, W.V., Aug. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health will hold the first meeting of the West Virginia Medical Cannabis Advisory Board on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the University of Charleston’s Erma Byrd Gallery.

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Freedom Leaf, Inc. and WallStreet Research LLC Joint Venture To Become the Go-To Resource For Public Companies in the Marijuana/Hemp Sector: To Debut At InvestorHub Event MJAC2017 In Los Angeles September 1st & 2nd

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Freedom Leaf, Inc. (OTCQB: FRLF) has joined forces with WallStreet Research (WSR) to be the Financial Go-To organizations for public companies to aid in Financial Research Reports and Marijuana/Hemp Investment and information Forums in LA, San Francisco, Boca Raton, FL and NYC throughout the year.


American Cannabis Company, Inc. Announces It Has Secured A Contract With A New Client In California

DENVER, Aug. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — American Cannabis Company, Inc. (OTCQB: AMMJ) (“ACC”), a full-service business-to-business consulting solutions provider, and seller of ancillary products to the cannabis industry, today announced it has secured a client in the state of California.


Agritek Holdings, Inc. Announces Timely Filing Of Second Quarter Financial Results For 2017 And Provides Shareholder Update

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Agritek Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AGTK),, a fully integrated, active cannabis real estate investor and branding consultant in the legal cannabis sector, today announced the timely filing of the Company’s second quarter financial results for 2017.


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.

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Agritek Holdings, Inc. Announces Phase One Construction On 25,000 Sq. Ft. Cultivation Facility In Puerto Rico

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Agritek Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AGTK), a fully integrated, active cannabis real estate investor and branding consultant in the legal cannabis sector today announced that phase one of construction will begin this month at the 1919 Clinic’s 25,000 square foot cultivation and manufacturing facility located in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Lab Delays Force Maui Grown Therapies to Suspend Sales

KAHULUI, Hawaii, Aug. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Hawaiʻi’s first medical cannabis dispensary awaits action by the Hawaiʻi State Labs Division to help unclog a backlog of products so Maui patients can have access to quality assured medicinal cannabis products.

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Friday Night Inc. Announces Dr. Torres Advisor and Genetics Update

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Friday Night Inc. (Friday Night) (CSE:TGIF) (1QF.F) (OTC PINK: VPGDF) is pleased to announce that the Company has appointed Dr. Anthony R. Torres, MD to its board of advisors and would also like to provide an update on the genetics breeding program at the Company’s 91% owned subsidiary, Alternative Medicine Association, LC. (AMA).

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Willie’s Reserve Legendary Cannabis Stash Launches in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Longtime marijuana advocate and award-winning musician, actor and author Willie Nelson announces his legendary cannabis stash, Willie’s Reserve, is ready to enjoy in the state of Oregon.

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Dewmar International BMC, Inc. (DEWM) Announces Investment in New West Genetics, Better Than Expected Progress on the Genetic Engineering of the Hemp Plant

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Dewmar International BMC, Inc. (the “Company”) (OTC PINK: DEWM) today discussed its investment in New West Genetics (“New West”) and the phenomenal progress that has been achieved in only the past year.

Southern California Coalition

Southern California Coalition Issues Statement on Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti’s Appointment of Cat Packer as Executive Director of the Newly-Established Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Southern California Coalition (SCC), the largest, most inclusive cannabis industry trade organization located in the world’s largest cannabis marketplace, Southern California, issued the following statement on Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s appointment of Cat Packer as Executive Director of the newly-established Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation.

NYSDOH regulations Announces Chronic Pain to Be Added As Qualifying Condition for Medical Marijuana Enhancements, New Registered Organizations

New York State Department of Health Announces New Regulations to Improve State’s Medical Marijuana Program for Patients, Practitioners, and Registered Organizations

ALBANY, N.Y., Aug. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The New York State Department of Health today announced a new set of regulations that will continue the expansion of the state’s Medical Marijuana Program, while improving its experience for patients, practitioners and registered organizations alike.

Department Of Health Proposes Regulations That Would Expand New York’s Medical Marijuana Program

Department Of Health Proposes Regulations That Would Expand New York’s Medical Marijuana Program

The Department of Health just announced the issuance of new proposed regulations that would make changes to the state’s medical marijuana program to improve access. Among other things, they would reduce some of the onerous security requirements for registered organizations, shorten the length of the medical marijuana course certifying practitioners must take from four hours to two, and allow additional types of medical marijuana products to be sold.

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Friday Night Inc Welcomes Krypted Brand to its Stable in Nevada

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Friday Night Inc. subsidiary, Alternative Medicine Association, has signed exclusive license agreements with Vader Extracts, CannaBlends, Guilla Extracts and yesterday AMA added “Krypted”, a very well-known and popular vaping brand in California to its Nevada offerings.

Latino Legislators Call for Decriminalizing Cannabis

Latino Legislators Call for Decriminalizing Cannabis, LGBTQ Rights in Historic Resolutions

BOSTON, Aug. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – For the first time in its history, the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL) has taken a bold stance on two issues directly related to correcting chronic injustices committed against Latinos and many other Americans.

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Association

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Association Launches

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Aug. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — A coalition of leaders in health care, agricultural and legal sectors has come together to form the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Association, the primary industry group for corporations and individuals involved in the state’s new medical marijuana economy.

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Chairman Joe Moody Hosts Public Hearing on Reducing Penalties for Small Amounts of Marijuana

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 09, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Chairman Joe Moody held a public hearing to discuss reducing state marijuana possession penalties on Wednesday and to support HB 334, which was introduced by Chairman Moody in the special legislative session in July.

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Dewmar International BMC, Inc. Takes Steps to Secure Intellectual Property Related to Cannabinoids and the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Dewmar International BMC, Inc. (the “Company”) (OTC PINK: DEWM) today announced that it has filed documents with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) using cannabinoids.

Processing Facility

Hemp, Inc.’s Industrial Hemp Processing Facility Operational

SPRING HOPE, N.C., Aug. 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — A global leader and major player in the industrial hemp industry, Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP), announced today that after 3 1/2 years, millions of dollars spent on purchasing, disassembling, transporting, reassembling, rebuilding, refurbishing, beta testing and debugging, the largest multipurpose industrial hemp processing facility in the Western Hemisphere is now operational and is processing its first product.

Hawaii DOH

First Dispensary Receives Approval From Department of Health to Begin Sales of Medical Cannabis for Hawai‘i Patients

Maui Wellness Group, LLC dba Maui Grown Therapies is the first licensed medical cannabis dispensary in the state to receive the green light from the Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) to begin selling medical cannabis to registered patients and their caregivers.

First Long-Term Study on Medical Marijuana's Impact on Opioid Use for Pain

First Long-Term Study on Medical Marijuana’s Impact on Opioid Use for Pain

BRONX, N.Y., Aug. 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System a five-year, $3.8 million grant for the first long-term study to test whether me

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New Mexico Medical Cannabis Providers Pay $2.93 Million for 14,550 Plants

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Aug. 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The 35 Licensed Non-Profit Producers (LNPPs) licensed a total of 14,550 plants through July 31, 2018, an increase of 750 plants or 5 percent since August 1, 2016, while the program’s enrollment is expected to grow by more than 42,000 patients or 150 percent for the same period.

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State Legislators Across Country Call on Congress to Solve Cannabis Business Banking Problem

BOSTON, Aug. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – State legislators from across the United States renewed a resolution today to help legal cannabis businesses access banking services – to protect those entrepreneurs’ personal and financial safety – and let states determine their own paths forward on cannabis regulation.

Gov. Chris Sununu Signs New Hampshire Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Into Law and State Legislatures

National Conference of State Legislatures Urges De-Scheduling Marijuana

BOSTON, Aug. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) approved a resolution Monday urging that the Controlled Substances Act should be amended to remove marijuana from scheduling in order to give federally approved banks the ability to work with marijuana businesses.

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