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Shine Papers

Shine Papers Partners With The Game on Innovative Line of Cannabis Products, Launch ‘Pure Leaf,’ a Luxury Broadleaf Wrap

Shine Papers Partners With The Game on Innovative Line of Cannabis Products, Launch ‘Pure Leaf,’ a Luxury Broadleaf Wrap

LOS ANGELES, March 24, 2017, /Weed Wire/ — Shine Papers, inventors of the world’s first 24 karat gold rolling papers, announces its official partnership with hip-hop artist and cannabis community ambassador, Jayceon Taylor pka The Game, to develop an exclusive line of luxury cannabis products.

Senator Wants California Legislature to Urge Trump to Reschedule Marijuana

Senator Wants California Legislature to Urge Trump to Reschedule Marijuana

On March 21, 2017, California Sen. Jeff Stone, R-Temecula, presented a resolution to the Senate Standing Committee on Public Safety that would have the California State Legislature urge the United States Congress to pass legislation to reschedule marijuana and have President Donald Trump sign it.

Oversight in Cali: Los Angeles Approves Cannabis Licensing Commission

Oversight in Cali: Los Angeles Approves Cannabis Licensing Commission

On March 22, 2017, the Los Angeles City Council approved a motion for the city to create the Cannabis Licensing Commission, with the commission being responsible for the oversight of the city’s recreational cannabis licensing process.

Medocino Cultivators: Department of Agriculture Hosting Application Workshops

Medocino Cultivators: Department of Agriculture Hosting Application Workshops

The Mendocino County Department of Agriculture recently announced that it will be hosting workshops in mid-April to help medical cannabis cultivators with their applications for cultivation permits.

Medical Marijuana Inc.

Study Results: Medical Marijuana, Inc. Subsidiary HempMeds Mexico Announces Release of Study Using Its Real Scientific Hemp Oil-X to Treat Epileptic Children

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (MJNA), the first publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, today announced that its subsidiary HempMeds® Mexico is holding a press conference in Mexico City, Mexico, today to reveal the positive results of a recent study conducted by renowned Mexican physician Dr. Saul Garza Morales on the effects of the Company’s Real Scientific Hemp Oil-X™ (RSHO-X™) product in treating children with severe epilepsy.

Enlucem

Enlucem Releases Findings of Calif. Consumer Cannabis Study

SAN FRANCISCO, March 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Enlucem, a strategic brand consultancy currently advising startups in the cannabis space, announced today the results of a detailed consumer study of Californians’ attitudes toward cannabis products.

LA Sheriff Thinks Feds May Target Marijuana

LA Sheriff Thinks Feds May Target Marijuana

The leader of the nation’s largest sheriff’s department says he expects federal drug agents will attempt to step up marijuana enforcement as California moves forward with legalization. But Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell said he believes there isn’t the manpower to conduct widespread raids on growers and businesses selling marijuana.

Cannabis Prohibition and the Evolution of Extraction Technologies

Cannabis Prohibition and the Evolution of Extraction Technologies

Cannabis prohibition is remarkably similar to the prohibition of alcohol in the 1920s. On March 7, 2017, at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Diego, Dr. Joshua Hartsel discussed the tremendous opportunity unfolding in California’s market in regards to extracts and other concentrate products.

Sean Murphy Weighs in on the Future of Medical Cannabis

Sean Murphy Weighs in on the Future of Medical Cannabis

At the California Cannabis Business Expo on March 8, 2017, entrepreneurs and investors interested in the science and technology of medical cannabis were given a crash course in the future of cannabis, and cannabidiol, as an alternative to pharmaceuticals by Hemp Business Journal founder Sean Murphy.

After January 2018: Learn to Jump Through California's Hoops

After January 2018: Learn to Jump Through California’s Hoops

in January 2018 two distinct California state laws will come into effect, the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act and the Adult Use Marijuana Act, the mandating act for a new adult-recreational industry. So the question is: what hoops is an entrepreneur going to have to jump through to avail himself of this double opportunity?

SEC Charges Marijuana-Related Company and Executives With Touting Bogus Revenues

SEC Charges Marijuana-Related Company and Executives With Touting Bogus Revenues

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a California-based company and its founder with falsely touting “record” revenue numbers to investors and claiming to be a leader in the marijuana industry while some of its earnings came from sham transactions with a secret affiliate.

Horwitz and a Hopeful View of the Trump Effect

Horwitz and a Hopeful View of the Trump Effect

The second day at the California Cannabis Business Expo, Monday, March 6, kicked off with a discussion of the “Trump effect,” by Lawrence W. Horwitz, of Horwitz + Armstrong, a law firm and professional corporation headquartered in Lake Forest, California.

The Devil in the Details: Silvia San Nicolas on Cannabis Compliance

The Devil in the Details: Silvia San Nicolas on Cannabis Compliance

When it comes to the legal marijuana industry, the devil is in the details; and nothing is more devilish, or more onerous, than complying with the intricate rules and regulations imposed upon the industry.

Mentor Capital

Mentor Capital Discusses Opioids vs. Cannabis at Congressman Rohrabacher Reception

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Mentor Capital, Inc. (OTCQB: MNTR) met with Congressman Dana Rohrabacher of Newport Beach at his reception by the Cannabis Host Committee in San Diego, March 6th, 2017.

Bold enough to invest in cannabis? Here are some of your options

Bold Enough to Invest in Cannabis? Here Are Some of Your Options

Proceed with caution, said a number of speakers taking part in the California Cannabis Business Expo, which runs through Wednesday at the San Diego Sheraton Hotel and Marina.

Mentor Capital

Mentor Capital Acquires $1.0 Million of GW Pharmaceuticals, Plc

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 3, 2017/Weed Wire/ — Mentor Capital, Inc. (OTCQB: MNTR) announced it has taken a $1.0 million position in the stock of GW Pharmaceuticals, Plc (NASDAQ: GWPH), a United Kingdom based group developing a portfolio of cannabinoid prescription medicines.

Terra Tech TRTC and KCSA and IVXX Agreement

Terra Tech CEO Derek Peterson to Participate on Upcoming Cannabis Industry Panels

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 3, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Terra Tech Corp. (OTCQX: TRTC) (“Terra Tech”) or (the “Company”), a vertically integrated cannabis-focused agriculture company, today announced that its CEO, Derek Peterson, will participate on two upcoming cannabis industry panels. Mr. Peterson will be a panelist at the California Cannabis Industry Association’s (CCIA) 2nd Annual Policy Conference on March 7th, 2017, and MJIC Media’s 3rd Annual Spring Cannabis Business Expo on March 8th, 2017.

Job Seekers to Find Opportunities at CCBE's Cannabis Career Fair

Job Seekers to Find Opportunities at CCBE’s Cannabis Career Fair

With eight more states having legalized some form of cannabis this past November, the industry is preparing for an unprecedented expansion, creating more job opportunities and careers for qualified individuals. If you’re looking for a career in cannabis, the Southern California Cannabis Career Fair at the California Cannabis Business Expo on Sunday, March 5, is a must-attend event.

Cannabis Science

Cannabis Science Senior Executives to Co-Chair Special Session and Deliver a Keynote Speech at the Global Health Catalyst Summit at Harvard Medical School

IRVINE, Calif., March 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC PINK: CBIS), a U.S. company specializing in the development of cannabis-based medicines, is pleased to announce that its President, CEO and Co-Founder, Raymond C. Dabney, will be a keynote speaker and panelist at the Global Health Catalyst (GHC) Summit at Harvard Medical School on April 28-30, 2017.

Licensed Marijuana Cultivators in California Now Eligible for Agricultural Energy Rates

Licensed Marijuana Cultivators in California Now Eligible for Agricultural Energy Rates

On March 1, 2017, Pacific Gas and Electric Company announced that licensed medical marijuana cultivators are now eligible for PG&E’s agricultural energy rate and recreational cultivators will be eligible once they’ve been licensed under the Adult Use of Marijuana Act.

PG&E

Agricultural Cannabis Growers Now Eligible for PG&E Ag Rate and Programs

SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — While recreational marijuana cannot be sold in California until January 2018, existing medical marijuana growers and future recreational marijuana growers will be eligible as of March 1 for PG&E’s agricultural energy rate.

Medical Marijuana Inc.

Medical Marijuana, Inc. Clarifies Operations Unaffected by White House Statements Hinting at Recreational Marijuana Crackdown

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 1, 2017/Weed Wire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA), the first publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, is reassuring customers, shareholders, and the public that the company’s operations in the federally legal hemp cannabidiol (CBD) market are unaffected by recent statements from Trump administration officials hinting at a crackdown on recreational marijuana.

Terra-Tech

Terra Tech Provides Progress Update on San Leandro, CA Dispensary and Production Facility

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Feb. 28, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Terra Tech Corp. (OTCQX: TRTC) (“Terra Tech”) or (the “Company”), a vertically integrated cannabis-focused agriculture company, today provided a progress update on its dispensary and production facility in San Leandro, California.

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Elemental Wellness Approved as the First Legal Cannabis Delivery Service in San Jose

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The San Jose City Council recently voted to amend the City Ordinance governing medical marijuana dispensaries to allow delivery services. Elemental has worked closely with the City to provide a safe, yet fully transparent experience for Elemental members.

MedMen

MedMen Greatly Expands its Footprint in 2016

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MedMen, a leading cannabis management and investment firm based in Los Angeles, grew its workforce more than five-fold and greatly expanded its footprint in 2016 with new investments and operations across North America, the firm said in its annual report released today.

As Cannabis Stocks Extend Their Gains, Investors to Gather at the Marijuana Investor Summit

As Cannabis Stocks Extend Gains, Investors to Meet at Marijuana Investor Summit

Heightened public awareness leading up to the U.S. elections in November drew in massive increases in trading volume, pushing the U.S. Marijuana Index and Canadian Marijuana Index to double in price in less than a two-month period in September and October.

The Reality of Marijuana for Minorities Scores a Seat at the Oscars

The Reality of Marijuana for Minorities Scores a Seat at the Oscars

Award season is coming to an end this month with the 89th Academy Awards airing on Feb. 26, 2017, at Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre. Two of this year’s nominated films depict the consequences of drug use in minority communities — a completely different experience than that of some of this year’s nominated actors.

United Patients Group

United Patients Group and Sonoma State University Offer First Public University Medical Marijuana Course in the Nation

ROHNERT PARK, Calif., Feb. 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Two leaders in California education – United Patients Group, a leading medical cannabis education organization and Sonoma State University are teaming up to offer the first medical cannabis course from a major public university in the country.

Dive Into the Evolution of Extraction Technologies

Dive Into the Evolution of Extraction Technologies

On March 7, 2017, hear Dr. Joshua Hartsel, CEO of Speakeasy 710, a California-based cannabis oil producer, lead a session at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Diego on the tremendous opportunity opening up in California’s market with regards to extracts and other concentrate products.

Marley Natural

Marley Natural Celebrates Anniversary with Limited-Edition Cannabis Collection

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Marley Natural, the official Bob Marley cannabis brand, is pleased to announce the launch of the Anniversary Herb Collection featuring artwork and packaging designed by Bob’s legendary art director, Neville Garrick.

Marapharm

Marapharm Ventures Inc. “Marapharm” announces an acquisition in California

KELOWNA, British Columbia, Feb. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Marapharm has entered into an agreement to purchase a Medical Delivery Service with the specific and limited purpose to deliver, facilitate or coordinate cannabis transactions between qualified patients and caregivers.

MJIN_CCBE

Impending Implementation of California’s 2018 Business-critical Cannabis Regulations to be Addressed at Upcoming San Diego Cannabis Business Expo

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 21, 2017—MJIC, Inc., the leading provider of cannabis regulatory compliance solutions and services, media, investor capital and supply chain distribution, announced today that it expects to sell out for its upcoming third annual Cannabis Business Expo, March 5 – 8 in San Diego, California.

Crown Baus Capital

Crown Baus Capital Corp. Acquires 100-Acre Investment Participation in Cannabis Science’s California and Nevada Property and Drug Development Projects

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Crown Baus Capital Corp. (OTC PINK: CBCA) announces the Company acquires 100-acre investment participation in the Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC PINK: CBIS) Property and Drug Development Projects spread across California and Nevada.

MJIN_CCBE

Dana Rohrabacher to Keynote California Cannabis Business Expo March 5-8

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) will be the opening keynote at the Third Annual California Cannabis Business Expo, March 5-8 at the Sheraton Marina, San Diego. There will be an opening night reception for Rohrabacher, who has been a staunch supporter of legal cannabis.

United Patients Group

United Patients Group and Sonoma State University Offer First Medical Marijuana Course in the Nation

SONOMA, Calif., Feb. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Two leaders in California education – United Patients Group, a leading medical cannabis education provider, and Sonoma State University, the beloved university in heart of fertile Northern California – are teaming up to offer one of the first medical cannabis courses from a major public University in the country.

Cannabis Business Alliance CBA

Cannabis Business Alliance Statement: States on Path to Cannabis Legalization can find insight from Colorado’s Industry for Best Practices in Regulation and Child Safety

DENVER, Feb. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — In response to Gov. Hickenlooper’s recent visit to speak with California legislators in Sacramento, Calif., in advance of legalization of adult-use cannabis, The Cannabis Business Alliance (CBA) has released a statement.

Farming Collective Sets Bar High for Sustainable Cannabis

This Farming Collective Sets Bar High for Sustainable Cannabis

With legalization making gains across North America, a collective of marijuana farmers from California’s legendary Humboldt County hope that their brand of cannabis strains will set the bar high for the industry’s ecological standards.

Top 5 States for Marijuana Stocks

Top 5 States for Marijuana Stocks

Over the next five years, the U.S. marijuana market could be worth tens of billions of dollars, and according to GreenWave Advisors, LLC, these five states could move the needle most for marijuana companies. Learn just how big the marijuana market may be in California, Washington, Pennsylvania, Colorado, and Michigan in 2021.


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