OTTAWA, Ontario Nov. 16, 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 that Rx Princeps(TM), unique blend of dried medical cannabis used in its PPP001 clinical trials, is now available through licensed producer Aphria Inc. (“Aphria”) under Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR).
WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – New Frontier Data, the leading provider of data, analytics and business intelligence in the cannabis industry, has partnered with the Hoban Law Group, the premiere and most respected “cannabusiness” law firm specializing in legal and regulatory aspects in this space, to bring to market the first real-time investment risk assessment solution combining their respective expertise in cannabis legal and business regulation, as well as macro to micro market data and analytics.
HARRISBURG, Penn., Nov. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that more than 6,000 patients and more than 300 caregivers have registered for Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program since the Medical Marijuana Patient and Caregiver Registry launched November 1.
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
SACRAMENTO, Nov. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — California’s three state cannabis licensing authorities announced today that proposed emergency licensing regulations for commercial medicinal and adult-use cannabis have been posted online and are available to the public for review.
HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – World Hemp Oil, LLC, a leading supplier and manufacturers of hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) oil since 2014, announces the availability of refined, distillate oil from the 2017 grow season at competitive prices.
OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – A new report released today shows that licensed marijuana stores are as profitable as Starbucks stores, if only they were taxed at the federal level like Starbucks.
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Green Gorilla, a leading manufacturer of cannabidiol (CBD) supplements, pet care products and cannabis growing supplies and tools, and Pure Grow Soil, a producer of no-till organic super soil, have entered into a strategic alliance to produce, market and sell cannabis growing soil under Green Gorillas Master Grower brand.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Future Farm Technologies Inc. (the “Company” or “Future Farm”) (CSE: FFT) (OTCQB: FFRMF) is pleased to announce a new 50/50 joint venture (the “JV”) between Future Farm and Rahan Meristem Ltd., a world renown global agro-biotechnology company incorporated in the State of Israel with more than 250 employees in five locations and over 40 years of experience in plant propagation and breeding (“Rahan”).
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Freedom Leaf, Inc. (OTCQB: FRLF), “The Marijuana Legalization Company®,” announced a research report on the company is now available for review.
LANSING, Mich., Nov. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol (CRMLA) announced today that it has added more firepower to its growing coalition of marijuana reform advocates with the addition of the National Cannabis Industry Association.
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.
DENVER, Nov. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The female-centric cannabis brand Whoopi & Maya, which was co-founded by legendary entertainer Whoopi Goldberg and renown cannabis infuser Maya Elisabeth, is debuting its topicals and edibles at select Colorado dispensaries today.
KAHNAWAKE, Quebec, Nov. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Kahnawàke Legislative Coordinating Commission would like to inform the community of the confirmation of Categorization for proposed Cannabis legislation as Type II (laws that are regulatory in nature) in the Community Decision Making Process.
OTTAWA, Ontario, Nov. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) today launched its first medical cannabis continuing education program to help pharmacists across Canada respond to the evolving health care needs of their patients.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) today announced he is cosponsoring the Small Business Tax Equity Act introduced by Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Ron Wyden (D-OR).
BERKELEY, Calif., Nov. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Jmîchaeĺe Keller, President and CEO of Steep Hill and Nadav Eyal, Co-founder and CEO of Eybna announced today that Steep Hill and Eybna Technologies Ltd., have partnered on the first technology to produce custom terpene formulations for incorporation into cannabis-derived products.
RICHMOND, British Columbia, Nov. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Emerald Health Therapeutics Inc. (TSXV: EMH; OTCQX: EMHTF) announced today that its licensed producer application for the Pure Sunfarms Delta 3 greenhouse facility under Access to Cannabis for Medical Purpose Regulations (“ACMPR”) has met the requirements of the paper-based review of Health Canada’s Office of Medical Cannabis (”OMC”).
SYDNEY, Australia, Nov. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Hydroponics Company Limited (ASX:THC) (“THC” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary Canndeo Limited has signed a distribution agreement with Endoca, a European provider of high quality pharmaceutical grade medicinal cannabis, to distribute medicinal cannabis products into Australia.
SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Nov. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Marin County Board of Supervisors’ unanimous approval of a new delivery-only medicinal cannabis licensing ordinance took only about 15 minutes on November 14.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc., Nov. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Matt Flynn today announced that he supports the legalization of marijuana in Wisconsin. However, he made clear he would only push for it as governor if a majority of Wisconsinites approve.
WEST WARWICK, R.I., Nov. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis and agriculture innovator VividGro®, a division of distinguished LED company Lighting Science®, announced today their latest breakthrough: A four-foot, 19 ounces, white light LED grow lamp called the GroBar.
BUFFALO, N.Y., Nov. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, the Partnership for the Public Good, a Buffalo community-based think tank, introduced a report highlighting marijuana arrest disparities in Buffalo, New York.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — New Frontier Data, the global cannabis industry authority in intelligence reporting and data analysis, and Steep Hill, the leader in cannabis testing and scientific analytics worldwide, have created a strategic alliance to offer their technology and scientific expertise to governmental agencies in European Union member countries.
OTTAWA, Ontario, Nov. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Canada, and the licensed producers of medical cannabis it represents, share the Government of Canada’s commitment to regulating and restricting access to cannabis to keep it out of the hands of youth, and the profits out of the hands of criminals.
OTTAWA, Ontario, Nov. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Department of Finance Canada today published for consultation a proposed excise duty framework for cannabis products. The proposed level of taxation is intended to keep prices low to eliminate the black market, as discussed at the Finance Ministers Meeting last June.
TORONTO, Ontario, Nov. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“Supreme” or the “Company”) (TSXV:FIRE) is pleased to announce the closing of its previously announced bought deal private placement of 40,250 convertible debenture units (the “Convertible Debenture Units”), including the exercise of the Underwriters’ over-allotment option (the “Offering”), with a syndicate of underwriters, led by Canaccord Genuity Corp., including Beacon Securities Limited, Cormark Securities Inc., Eight Capital, GMP Securities L.P., and PI Financial Corp., for gross proceeds of approximately $40.25 million.
BERKELEY, Calif., Nov. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Jmîchaeĺe Keller, President and CEO of Steep Hill, the global leader in cannabis science, technology and analytics, announced today the finalization of the C-Suite strategic leadership team that will put Steep Hill in an optimal position to fully capitalize on the upcoming adult use legalization in California and drive the company’s expansion into global markets around the world.
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Agritek Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AGTK) www.AgritekHoldings.com, a fully integrated, active real estate investor for the cannabis sector and consultant for multiple cannabis brands today announced that the Company has agreed and entered into negotiations to purchase the surrounding nine-hundred (900) acres of its’ existing 80 acre Hemp planned research site in Pueblo, Colorado.
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.
NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — KCSA Strategic Communications, a fully-integrated communications agency specializing in public relations, investor relations, social media and marketing, is capitalizing on the burgeoning cannabis industry by launching a new podcast called “The Green Rush.”
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — BioTrackTHC, in cooperation with several competitors and Washington State’s cannabis industry at large, has successfully deployed the Universal Cannabis System (UCS), a statewide seed-to-sale cannabis tracking system that is preserving the industry while awaiting the delayed delivery of the new official system.
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — In Amazon bestseller “Tipping the Scale: The Book That Changed Everything You Know About Investing in Cannabis”, a 140-page roadmap for investors seeking to understand the legal cannabis industry and the first-ever book of its kind, author Michael Brubeck lays out provocative, controversial and insightful cannabis industry predictions.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — New Frontier Data, the leading provider of data, analytics and business intelligence in the cannabis industry, has partnered with Simplifya, a recently launched cannabis legal compliance software solution provider, offering one of the most technologically sophisticated platforms to enter the industry yet.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Nov. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Ministry of Health wishes to clarify an apparent misunderstanding within the public domain as to the legal requirements for prescribing ganja for medical or therapeutic purposes.
NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed five pieces of legislation to further support New York veterans by improving healthcare and services, as well as memorialize veterans throughout New York State in a number of different ways.
SANTA ROSA, Calif., Nov. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA), the nation’s largest trade association representing legal marijuana businesses, and its California affiliate, California Cannabis Industry Association (CCIA) hosted a fundraiser on the evening of Monday, November 6 in support of the Redwood Credit Union’s Fire Relief Fund.
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On the heels of the makers of Corona making a $190 million investment into a cannabis company, more than 200 high net-worth investors from around the world will gather in Toronto at the Arcview Investor Forum next week to consider opportunities from dozens of promising cannabis companies in a “Shark Tank” like format.
OTTAWA, Ontario, Nov. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Health Canada hosted a one-day public education symposium with approximately 90 representatives from federal, provincial and territorial governments, Indigenous groups, and health and other partner organizations that play a role in raising awareness and educating Canadians about the health and safety risks of cannabis use.
OTTAWA, Ont., Nov. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The current approach to cannabis is not working, and the Government of Canada is committed to legalizing, regulating and restricting access to cannabis to keep it out of the hands of kids, and profits out of the hands of criminals.
OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — January 1, 2018 marks the day that recreational marijuana will officially become legal in California. As districts contemplate how dispensaries will be affected, Proper Rx, a trailblazer in the industry, is devoted to educating its community about cannabis’ medicinal benefits.
Three groups recently formed a working partnership to drive a cohesive voice and the implementation of sensible public policy, business, legislative, advocacy and local and statewide decisions.
PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Golden Leaf Holdings (“GLH” or the “Company”) (CSE:GLH) (OTCQB:GLDFF), a leading cannabis oil solutions company built around recognized brands, celebrated last week as it was honored at the Third Annual Oregon DOPE Cup, Dope Magazine’s Halloween event that celebrates Oregon’s cannabis industry.
OTTAWA, Ontario, Nov. 9, 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 its first sale of its Rx Princeps(TM) inhalation device. The sale of this inhalation device is the first step towards the sale of Rx Princeps(TM).
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On November 9, Americans for Safe Access, filed two requests under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) for information on any discussions the Commission had about medical cannabis and specifically the only cannabis study referenced in the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis draft final report.
BUFFALO, N.Y., Nov. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On November 14th, the Partnership for the Public Good will release a report highlighting marijuana prohibition enforcement practices in Buffalo and their disparate impact on communities of color.
FREDERICTON, New Brunswick, Nov. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The provincial government’s legislative framework for recreational-use cannabis was introduced today in anticipation of the federal government legalizing such use by July 2018.
LAS VEGAS & VANCOUVER, Nov. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Friday Night Inc. (Friday Night) (CSE: TGIF) (FRA: 1QF) (OTC PINK: VPGDF) has received approval on its land use application from the Clark County Commissioners hearing, held on November 8th, to cultivate cannabis on the new property.
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.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — A new study published this week in JAMA found that nearly 70 percent of all cannabidiol (CBD) products sold online are either over or under labeled, causing potential serious harm to its consumers.