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.
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Investors in medical cannabis projects are focusing on Greece, where a warm, sunny climate and potentially favorable future legislation could help the government deliver on a promise to pull the country out of a seven-year economic crisis.
In this scene from BONG APPÉTIT, Abdullah talks to Ed Weidenfeld (and his son Nick) about how his Parkinson’s Disease led to him getting into cannabis cultivation.
Wisconsin would join a majority of other states in allowing the farming of industrial hemp under a bill sent to Gov. Scott Walker. The Wisconsin Assembly passed the bill unanimously Thursday. It cleared the Senate unanimously Tuesday.
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.
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Compassionate Cultivation is ready to make history in the Lone Star State by planting one of Texas’ first legal cannabis crops.
The Keystone State has given the green light to a Luzerne County marijuana facility. On Oct. 31, 2017, Gov. Tom Wolf announced that the Pennsylvania Department of Health approved Standard Farms, LLC, to cultivate and process medical marijuana for the state’s medical marijuana program.
Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley is notorious for its highly lucrative cannabis industry. However, in recent years the illicit cannabis trade has suffered due to the war in neighbouring Syria. As a result, some are now turning to another crop for better income.
While Colombia legalized medical marijuana on Dec. 22, 2015, the country has yet to harvest and process any legal Colombian medical marijuana; however, recent government actions are about to change that.
DENVER and TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Blue Diamond Ventures, Inc. (OTC PINK: BLDV) will build a state of the art cultivation facility for the newest licensed producer in Ontario, Canada. Quality Green Inc. was added to the Health Canada web-site on Friday making them the 39th licensed grower in Ontario.
SYDNEY, Australia, Oct. 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Hydroponics Company Limited (THC) has been issued a Medicinal Cannabis Growers Licence by the Office of Drug Control under the medicinal cannabis provisions of the Narcotic Drugs Act 1967.
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24, 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 received approvals from the State Department of Health to transfer its manufacturing and cultivation licenses for its operating partner 1919 Clinic to its new state-of-the-art, San Juan-based facility.
Even though the federal government banned cannabis later, individual states began restricting the sale, consumption, and cultivation of cannabis as early as 1911 by introducing some of the first marijuana laws on the books.
DENVER, Oct. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — L’Eagle Services, a retail cannabis dispensary specializing in clean cannabis, today announced the appointment of Phillip Jacobson to Director of Cultivation. In this role, Jacobson is responsible for running L’Eagle’s cultivation facility with the highest standards in sustainability, using OMRI-rated products and producing the finest clean cannabis on the market.
The production of South Carolina hemp is a step closer as more than 120 farmers signed up to grow the crop here.
TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Khiron Life Sciences Corp. reports that further to its press release dated September 26, 2017, the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, Khiron Colombia SAS, has been granted all the licences required for the cultivation, production, domestic distribution and international export of both low and high tetrahydrocannabinol (“THC”) medical cannabis in the country of Colombia.
TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“Supreme” or the “Company”) (TSXV: FIRE) announced today that 7ACRES has obtained the Health Canada approvals necessary to commence cultivation at the recently completed 30,000 sq. ft. flowering rooms at the Company’s Hybrid facility.
Cheryl Shuman has run the Beverly Hills Cannabis Club for more than two decades, serving high-grade strands to A-list celebrities and throwing exclusive pot parties for the Hollywood elite. VICE met up with the self-made cannabis queen to tour her extensive weed farm, see how she runs her business, and hear how the drug helped her fight cancer.
On Oct. 19, 2017, the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program and the Department of Commerce announced that the application for prospective cannabis processors is now available, with the application period running from Dec. 4 to Dec. 15.
On Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, the recently elected prime minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Arden, said she wants to initiate countrywide conversations regarding the legalization of cannabis.
With the recent publication of North America’s first scientific paper on advancing medical cannabis production, researchers at the University of Guelph in Ontario are investigating the brave new science of organic cannabis production.
WINDSOR TOWNSHIP, Mich., Oct. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Windsor Township, located west of Lansing in Eaton County, will be home to the largest medical marijuana development east of the Mississippi, dubbed Harvest Park. When fully developed, it will provide up to 1,000 new Michigan jobs in the medical marijuana industry.
HARRISBURG, Penn., Oct. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today approved Cresco Yeltrah to begin growing and processing medical marijuana at its Jefferson County location, making it the first facility to be deemed fully operational in Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program.
In this C-SPAN video watch Rona Kobell on the Resurgence of Hemp Industry. Kobell discussed her piece in October’s Reason Magazine, which looked at the return of the hemp industry in Kentucky.
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.
On Oct. 6, 2017, Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge rejected the language of a ballot measure that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state.
Folks in the cannabis industry fear that cultivation, production and retail regulations could drive up the price of weed just when consumers are able to buy in stores without a doctor’s recommendation.
Three years after Alaska residents voted to legalize recreational marijuana, some Alaskan towns were still mulling whether to ban commercial cultivation and retail sales of the drug.
TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 3, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“Supreme” or the “Company”) (TSXV: FIRE) is pleased to announce that 7ACRES’ first month of sales exceeded $1,500,000, and that such sales will be recorded in the quarter ended September 30, 2017.
On Sept. 28, 2017, the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs issued an advisory bulletin announcing that the department would allow the stacking of medical cannabis class C cultivation licenses.
TORONTO, Ontario, Sept. 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Khiron Life Sciences Corp. (“Khiron” or the “Company”) reports that its wholly owned subsidiary, Khiron Colombia SAS, has been granted the first licence ever issued by the Ministry of Justice for the cultivation of medical cannabis in Colombia.
National medical marijuana legal expert Brian Vicente, who is working with Arkansas Medicinal Source, highlights what to expect next in Arkansas medical marijuana.
Northern California counties are on the front lines of cannabis regulation. In this video, County Supervisors from in and around the area share their best advice on how to move forward in regulating this newly legal industry. Cannabis growers also weigh in on the importance of collaboration and working with local government to craft an ordinance that works for everyone.
SOUTH PARK, Colo., Sept. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Haleigh’s Hope is excited to announce that they received USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) Organic Certification for its hemp crop at both farm locations in Colorado.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Arkansas Cannabis Mixer will take place on Thursday, September 21st from 6-8pm at the Comfort Inn & Suites Presidential in Little Rock, AR.
CBD—a purified weed extract that won’t get you stoned—is used to treat everything from breast cancer to stress relief, epilepsy to aching joints. VICE met up with David Bonvillain, who runs the CBD company Elite Botanicals, for an inside scoop on the extract’s “limitless future.”
The San Diego City Council came to a decision Monday on whether marijuana cultivation, distribution, manufacturing and testing businesses should be allowed within city limits.
TORONTO, Canada and RIONEGRO, Colombia, Sept. 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Global Footprint Network, an international nonprofit organization that is changing how the world manages its natural resources and responds to climate change, recently completed a study of the environmental impact of the regulated cannabis cultivation industry in three key locations, with funding support provided by PharmaCielo Ltd.
The first legal recreational marijuana stores in Massachusetts could open in July 2018. But don’t count on being able to buy marijuana.
At long last, Maryland’s first legal marijuana crop is growing. With 19 companies cleared to grow, process and sell the plant, the seeds of the medical marijuana program have literally been planted, four years after the state legalized cannabis for medical use.
The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission has not yet received applications for pot-growing and cultivation facilities as of Wednesday, and there have only been two submissions to locate a cannabis dispensary within the state less than three weeks before the state’s legislature-approved deadline.
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Agritek Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AGTK) www.AgritekHoldings.com, a fully integrated, active cannabis real estate investor and branding consultant in the legal cannabis sector, today announced that the Company has executed a five (5) year operational and exclusive licensing agreement with Green Acres Pharm, a 10,000 sq. ft. licensed and operating cultivation and manufacturing facility located in Washington State.
Despite missing a key state deadline earlier this month, three more medical marijuana growers won final licenses on Monday to cultivate the drug.
The California City police and fire departments are preparing for the addition of dozens of medical marijuana cultivation and manufacturing businesses.
A letter addressing recent cannabis raids by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife in Mendocino County was scrapped by the Board of Supervisors.
On Aug. 22, 2017, the Ohio Department of Commerce awarded contracts to two companies to help develop the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program. The contracts for the two companies, Metrc and Persistent Systems Inc., total more than $1.75 million.
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.
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.
MENDOCINO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On August 8, 2017, the County of Mendocino Board of Supervisors directed county staff to streamline the cannabis compliance permitting process.
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Agritek Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AGTK) www.AgritekHoldings.com, 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.