FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — BioTrackTHC COO Moe Afaneh announces membership with ASTM International. This will allow Dr. Afaneh to offer his years of experience in the cannabis industry to the ASTM International decision-making process.
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WASHINGTON, April 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — With eight states and Washington, D.C. now allowing for adult-use recreational marijuana and 29 states legalizing medical marijuana, it is time to align federal and state laws – specifically as it relates to the banking crisis confronting marijuana-related businesses.
WASHINGTON, April 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Alaska Congressman Don Young, co-founder of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, today joined a bipartisan group in the U.S. House of Representatives to introduce legislation that allows marijuana-related businesses in states with existing regulatory structures to access the banking system.
ANNAPOLIS, Md., April 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Governor Larry Hogan today directed the Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs (GOMA) to initiate a disparity study of Maryland’s regulated medical cannabis industry.
CARSON, Calif. & NEW YORK, N.Y., April 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Solis Tek (OTCQB: SLTK), is a vertically integrated technology innovator, developer, manufacturer and distributor focused on bringing products and solutions to commercial cannabis growers in legal markets across the U.S., announced today that it has retained KCSA Strategic Communications (KCSA), a leading New York-based communications firm, to create a strategic, corporate communications program to support sales and branding efforts, as well as help the Company communicate its broader vision to the marketplace and investment community.
DENVER, April 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Ubiquitech Software Corp. (OTC PINK: UBQU) is announcing to shareholders that its subsidiary HempLife Today™, an innovative and growing Company offering the finest CBD (Cannabidiol), products derived from Hemp, has had two record breaking sales weekends in a row for its CannazALL™ line of CBD products, and the Company expects this upward trend to continue.
AUSTIN, Texas, April 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — More than 200 high net-worth investors from around the world will gather in Austin, TX at the Arcview Investor Forum to hear pitches from dozens of promising cannabis companies in a “Shark Tank” like forum.
HARRISBURG, Penn., April 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, at her regular briefing of the status of Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Program, Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy provided an update on the application intake process for growers/processors and dispensaries and discussed steps moving forward for practitioner and patient regulations.
WASHINGTON, April 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – New Frontier Data, the authority in business intelligence for the cannabis industry, has released, The Cannabis Industry Annual Report: 2017 Legal Marijuana Outlook.
SAN DIEGO April 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Medical marijuana education leader United Patients Group is proud to take center stage at the Answers for Cancer Summit in San Diego this week, hosted by the Best Answer for Cancer Foundation.
DENVER, Colo., April 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — 4/20, the unofficial marijuana holiday has passed, but the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will extend its partnership with ridesharing company, Lyft, until May 12.
LOS ANGELES, April 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Chris Leavy has spoken on behalf of powerhouses like BlackRock and been named “Top 100 Fund Manager” by Barron’s. So what does an accomplished Wall Street asset manager see in the cannabis industry? In one word, opportunity.
EVERGREEN, Colo., April 25, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — ebbu™, an industry leader in cannabis research, has developed the industry’s first line of fast-acting, 100% water-soluble, truly consistent edible products that deliver a predictable and reliable experience.
WASHINGTON, April 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — At approximately 1:30 p.m. today, the United States Capitol Police (USCP) arrested four individuals on the East Front Plaza of the U.S. Capitol for smoking marijuana on Capitol Grounds.
WASHINGTON, April 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today the Washington CannaBusiness Association (WACA) and its members applauded the work of state senators, representatives and Governor Inslee in their work to uphold our state’s regulated cannabis marketplace.
On April 20, 2017, Tikun Olam, a medical marijuana company based out of Israel, announced that it is going to continue its expansion into the United States, following its successful pilot program in the state of Delaware.
BOULDER, Colo., April 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Wana Brands has united its top selling sour gummies with CBD, a consumer favorite, for its latest line extension CBD Specific Gummies.
HOUSTON, April 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Indoor Harvest Corp (OTCQB:INQD) is pleased to announce, with Alamo CBD, LLC (“Alamo”), that on April 20, 2017 both Companies entered into a definitive share exchange agreement (the “Agreement”) to acquire 100% of the member ownership in Alamo.
NEW YORK, April 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Vireo Health of New York (“Vireo”), one of only five companies licensed by New York State to cultivate, manufacture and dispense medical marijuana, will launch New York City and Long Island’s first-ever medical marijuana home delivery program.
SANTA FE, N.M., April 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Based upon historical data, estimates show total single-day revenue for New Mexico’s Medical Cannabis Program reached $800,000 on April 20, 2017, three times the revenue over the same period last year. More than 12,400 patients purchased 124 pounds of cannabis each spending an average of $65.
WASHINGTON, April 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — At approximately 12:18 p.m. today, United States Capitol Police (USCP) officers began arresting several individuals after witnessing them distributing marijuana in public view to passersby at First and Constitution Avenue, NE.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today issued a staff report on a recent workshop exploring the energy impacts of cannabis cultivation.
NEW YORK April 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Green Point Creative, and director Ryan Kleier from Motiv Creative, have partnered to create the latest PSA in Green Point’s on-going campaign to change discriminatory drug enforcement policies – a recreation of the classic “This Is Your Brain” ad from 1998
LAS VEGAS, April 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Freedom Leaf, Inc. (OTC PINK: FRLF) today announced Mr. Charles Grigsby, CPA, ABV, CFF, CITP, CMAA, MAFF, CFE has signed a two year executive employment contract with Freedom Leaf, Inc. as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
HAMDEN, Conn., April 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — American voters say 60 – 34 percent “that the use of marijuana should be made legal in the U.S.,” the highest level of support for legalized marijuana in a Quinnipiac University national poll. Republicans and voters over 65 years old are the only listed party, gender, education, age or racial groups to oppose legalized marijuana.
HARRISBURG, Penn., April 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Today, Secretary of Health Karen Murphy announced that the Department of Health has selected MJ Freeway to implement the seed-to-sale electronic tracking system for Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Program.
DENVER, April 20, 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 celebrating 420 and rewarding its customers by offering its largest semi-annual discount on all of its CannazALL™ CBD products.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Future Farm Technologies Inc. (the “Company” or “Future Farm”) (OTCQB: FFRMF) is pleased to announce that it is sold out of its exclusive line of Scorpion LED COB Grow Lights.
NEW YORK, April 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The United States will experience a wellness revolution through a new line of clinically-proven, proprietary cannabis products from Tikun Olam
DENVER, April 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB: MSRT), a leading technology platform for medical cannabis patients and businesses, is pleased to announce it has partnered with Whoopi & Maya, a medical cannabis product company founded by Whoopi Goldberg and Maya Elisabeth, to promote their expansion plans, which are expected in the coming months.
On April 19, 2017, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice signed Senate Bill 386, also known as the West Virginia Medical Cannabis Act, legalizing medical cannabis as a treatment option for patients suffering from one of several qualifying conditions.
SALT LAKE CITY, April 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — In honor of Earth Day (April 22nd), CannaSmack announces the addition of an all natural vegan lip balm to their expanding line of lip and body care skin products.
PERTH, Australia, April 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Board of Zelda Therapeutics Ltd (ASX: ZLD, Zelda or the Company) is pleased to announce it has expanded its clinical trial programme in Chile to include autism.
WASHINGTON, April 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — In a speech yesterday, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly announced that the Trump Administration would use marijuana possession as a reason for deporting immigrants.
CHARLESTON, W.Va., April 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Governor Jim Justice signed the Medical Cannabis Act (Senate Bill 386). The Governor was joined for the bill signing by two of the initiative’s primary supporters, Senator Richard Ojeda (D-Logan) and Delegate Mike Pushkin (D-Kanawha), as well as Senator Mike Woelfel (D-Cabell) and Dr. Rahul Gupta the State Health Officer and Commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Resources’ Bureau for Public Health.
OLYMPIA, Wash., April 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) officers served a search warrant April 14, 2017 on a Tacoma residence that was growing marijuana without a license. The illegal grow was located at 5018 North 9th Street, Tacoma WA, less than three blocks from Wilson High School.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The California Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions (CJEO) has adopted a formal opinion advising judges that maintaining any interest in an enterprise that involves medical or recreational marijuana is incompatible with the obligation to follow the law under California Code of Judicial Ethics.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Florida Department of Health is urging Florida residents to use caution to avoid medical marijuana scams.
ALBANY, N.Y., April 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today convened the first-ever New York State Industrial Hemp Summit in Ithaca to build on the momentum of the region’s growing agriculture industry as part of the Southern Tier Soaring economic revitalization initiative.
LONDON, April 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – GW Pharmaceuticals noted that the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) issued a press release today announcing positive results from a second Phase 3 study (GWPCARE3) of Epidiolex.
WASHINGTON, April 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Yesterday the Atlanta City Council failed to pass Ordinance 17-O-1152, which would have decriminalized marijuana in the city. After hearing from many Atlanta residents the ordinance was referred to the Public Safety Committee for a further review in a 10-4 vote.
DENVER, April 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – American Cannabis Company, Inc. (OTCQB: AMMJ) (the “Company”), a business-to-business consulting firm and distributor of ancillary products and services to the cannabis industry, today announced it has secured its first retainer client (the “Client”) in the state of Louisiana.
BURLINGTON, Wisc., April 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 10 into law today in Burlington. This bill builds upon 2013 Wisconsin Act 267, otherwise known as Lydia’s Law, which allowed doctors and pharmacists to dispense Cannabidiol (CBD) oil and make CBD available in Wisconsin.
HARRISBURG, Penn., April 17, 2017 – Today, Governor Wolf was joined by families, advocates, members of his administration, and a group of lawmakers to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the signing of Senate Bill 3, legalizing medical marijuana in Pennsylvania.
IRVINE, Calif., April 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC PINK: CBIS), a U.S. company specializing in the development of cannabinoid-based medicines, is pleased to announce that it has negotiated a deal to begin seeding the 100 Acres in Minden County Nevada adding to the 250 acres of farm lands in the San Joaquin Valley, California for its Industrial Commercial Hemp Grow Initiatives.
VICTORIA, British Columbia, April 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Emerald Health Therapeutics Inc. (TSXV: EMH) (“Emerald” or the “Company”) today announced the launch of its CBD-25< and CBD-50 medical cannabis oils containing 25mg and 50mg of CBD per ml.
On April 13, 2017, the state of Michigan announced that it has organized all medical marijuana regulations under the newly created Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation within the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, centralizing the medical marijuana program’s licensing, compliance, enforcement and registry under one roof.
OTTAWA, Canada, April 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The focus of government legislation and regulation in the area of cannabis must be to protect and enhance safety. While the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) is pleased that today’s federal legislation maintains a separate stream for medical cannabis, we are concerned and disappointed that the legislation fails to enhance patient safety by providing appropriate clinical oversight in the management and dispensing of medical cannabis in Canada.
LANSING, Mich., April 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Michigan has centralized all aspects of medical marihuana regulation with the creation of the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation (BMMR) housed in the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA).
OTTAWA, Canada, April 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The current approach to cannabis does not work. It has allowed criminals and organized crime to profit, while failing to keep cannabis out of the hands of Canadian youth. In many cases, it is easier for our kids to buy cannabis than cigarettes.