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Vodis Pharma

Vodis Pharmaceuticals Inc. Announces Construction Underway on Bellingham Cannabis Facility Expansion

Vodis Pharmaceuticals Inc. Announces Construction Underway on Bellingham Cannabis Facility Expansion

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Vodis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CSE: VP / FSE: 1JV1) (“Vodis” or the “Company”) announces today they have received municipal building permits to complete construction to the full 10,000 square foot of production canopy space of their Bellingham facility tenanted to Tier 2 cannabis licensee, Our Church International LLC (“OCI”)

Cannabis Benchmarks

Cannabis Benchmarks® and Guardian Data Systems Partner To Provide Cannabis Businesses Real-Time Pricing and Transaction Data for Better Inventory Management

STAMFORD, Conn., March 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Benchmarks®, a division of New Leaf Data Services, LLC, and Guardian Data Systems, a leading ERP and POS solution provider, have announced a partnership to bring real-time transaction and cost data to cannabis businesses.

New Federalism Fund

Business Leaders Form New Group to Support State-Based Cannabis Trade

DENVER, March 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — A coalition of companies related to the legal cannabis industry have announced the formation of the New Federalism Fund (NFF), an effort dedicated to working with Congress and the administration to protect current state-based regulatory systems for the legal cannabis industry.

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Illinois General Assembly to Consider Ending Marijuana Prohibition, Regulating and Taxing Marijuana for Adult Use

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., March 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — State lawmakers introduced legislation Wednesday that would end marijuana prohibition in Illinois and establish a system in which marijuana is regulated and taxed for adult use.

American Cannabis Company

American Cannabis Company, Inc. Announces Successful Submission of State Application Materials For All Five Of Its Active Pennsylvania Clients

DENVER, March 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — American Cannabis Company, Inc. (OTCQB: AMMJ) (the “Company”), a full-service business-to-business consulting solutions provider, and seller of ancillary products to the cannabis industry, today announced that five of its active clients have successfully submitted application materials and supporting documents for the purpose of acquiring business licenses to operate within the newly founded medical cannabis program that is to be regulated by the State of Pennsylvania.

VIDEO: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Calls for Federal Decriminalization of Marijuana

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Continuing her commitment to common sense criminal justice reform, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) spoke on the House floor today urging Congress to pass bipartisan legislation to federally decriminalize marijuana.

Aurora

Aurora Cannabis Appoints Neil Belot Chief Global Business Development Officer

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Aurora Cannabis Inc. (the “Company” or “Aurora”) (TSXV: ACB) (OTCQB: ACBFF) (Frankfurt: 21P; WKN: A1C4WM) is pleased to announce that Neil Belot has been promoted to Chief Global Business Development Officer.

Aphria

Aphria Continues Success Story With TSX Listing

LEAMINGTON, Ontario, March 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Aphria Inc. (“Aphria” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:APH)(OTCQB:APHQF), a Health Canada Licensed Producer of medical cannabis products, today announced that the common shares (the “Common Shares”) of the Company will begin trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) as of the open of the market on March 22, 2017.

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Oregon Liquor Control Commission Issues Marijuana Recall

PORTLAND, Ore., March 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is issuing an immediate health and safety advisory due to the identification of potentially unsafe pesticide residue on retail plant material produced from marijuana cultivated by Emerald Wave Estate, LLC.

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Bill that Would Add Opioid Use Disorder to List of Conditions that Qualify for Medical Marijuana in New Mexico Heads to Governor’s Desk

SANTA FE, N.M., March 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Late Friday night, the New Mexico State Senate approved a bill that would make changes to New Mexico’s medical marijuana law.

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Statement on the Adequacy of Marijuana Provided by NIDA for Phase 2 Clinical Trials for PTSD in Veterans

PHOENIX, March 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — As of March 15, 2017, five participants have received marijuana (cannabis) provided by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) in an ongoing Phase 2 clinical trial sponsored by the non-profit Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) at the Scottsdale Research Institute (SRI) in Phoenix, Ariz. MAPS is committed to sponsoring rigorous clinical research to develop cannabis into a prescription medicine through the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

CannaGrow

CannaGrow Holdings Announces Positive Lab Analysis on First Winter Production Cycle in Ranger Series Climate Controlled Greenhouse

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., March 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — CannaGrow Holdings, Inc., (OTC PINK: CGRW) — A Liaison and Consultant providing turnkey solutions to licensed growers, announces Category One Botanicals, LLC, the Licensed Grower, has received the lab analysis on the first Winter Test Run in the Ranger Series 2000 Climate Controlled Greenhouse.

THC BioMed

THC Announces $10,000,000 Capital Commitment

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — THC BioMed Intl Ltd. (“THC” or the “Company”) (CSE:THC) announces that it has entered into a capital commitment agreement (the “Capital Commitment”) with GEM Global Yield Fund LLC SCS (“GEM”) for a $10 million Capital Commitment from GEM to invest into THC.

NYSDOH Announces Chronic Pain to Be Added As Qualifying Condition for Medical Marijuana

New York State Department of Health Announces Latest Enhancements to Improve Patient Access to Medical Marijuana Program

ALBANY, N.Y., March 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The New York State Department of Health today announced several enhancements to the state’s Medical Marijuana Program that will improve patient access. These measures include authorizing physician assistants to certify patients and adding chronic pain as a qualifying condition.

Oxford Cannabinoid Technologies

The University of Oxford and Kingsley Capital Partners Announce Ground Breaking Cannabinoid Biomedicine Research Programme

OXFORD, England, March 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Oxford University (“Oxford”) and Kingsley Capital Partners (“Kingsley”) today announce the launch of a pioneering research programme to investigate the role of cannabinoids in biology and medicine.

Impact Network

IMPACT Network Announces Clinical Research Focus on Cannabis for Women

DENVER, March 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — IMPACT Network, a nonprofit dedicated to Improving Marijuana Policy and Accelerating Cannabinoid Therapeutics, announced their new focus on cannabis for women’s health, as well as several new executive team appointments that will support Founder and Executive Director, Dr. Michele Ross, and newly promoted Deputy Executive Director Susan Parker.

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.

Zynerba

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Announces Completion of Enrollment for ZYN002 in Two Phase 2 Clinical Trials for Epilepsy and Osteoarthritis

DEVON, Penn., March 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZYNE), a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of innovative transdermal synthetic cannabinoid treatments, today announced that it has completed enrollment in the Phase 2 STAR 1 (Synthetic Transdermal Cannabidiol for the Treatment of Epilepsy) clinical trial evaluating ZYN002 cannabidiol (CBD) gel in adult epilepsy patients with refractory focal seizures.

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Alternate Health Corp. Announces Closing of a CAD $7.5M Non-Brokered Private Placement

PLANO, Texas, March 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Alternate Health Corp. (CSE:AHG, OTC:ATEHF) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it closed on March 6, 2017, a non-brokered private placement with gross proceeds of CAD$7,569,055 less finder’s fees of CAD$259,330.50.

Nederland Marijuana Business Ordered to Cease All Investment Solicitations

Nederland Marijuana Business Ordered to Cease All Investment Solicitations

DENVER, March 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Colorado Securities Commissioner Gerald Rome has issued a cease and desist order to John W. Long, Jr. of Nederland along with his businesses, Green Farms Consulting, LLC and Green Farms Holdings, LLC, for the unauthorized solicitation of investment funds by an unlicensed representative for a marijuana business.

Wana Brands

Market Leader Wana Brands Expands Product Line Again in Colorado, Enters New Markets

BOULDER, Colo., March 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — As Wana Brands continues to dominate the Colorado market and expand into emerging markets, the leading producer of cannabis-infused edibles has released a reformation of a classic favorite as well as a new line extension.

Treasurer Goldberg Asks Attorney General Sessions to Clarify Justice Department’s Position on Marijuana Enforcement

BOSTON, March 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Massachusetts State Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg, who is charged with implementing a new state law legalizing recreational marijuana, wrote a letter today to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions asking the Department of Justice to clarify its position and future plans regarding enforcement of federal marijuana law.

Medical Marijuana Inc.

Medical Marijuana, Inc. Investment Axim Biotech Announces Enrolled Patients Begin Phase II Trial for the Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) with CanChew Plus Cannabidiol (CBD) Chewing Gum

NEW YORK, March 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA), the first-ever publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, announced today that its major investment company AXIM® Biotechnologies, Inc. (AXIM® Biotech) (AXIM) has enrolled 40 patients and commenced its Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with the company’s CanChew Plus® CBD gum.

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.

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Israeli Cabinet Approves Proposal to Decriminalize Marijuana

WASHINGTON, March 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On Sunday, Israel took a big step toward decriminalizing adult marijuana use. The Israeli Cabinet approved a proposal that would replace criminal penalties with fines for people who are caught using marijuana in public. The proposal from the Ministries of Justice and Public Security has received support from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, but still requires approval of the Israeli Parliament before becoming law.

Medicine Man

Medicine Man Technologies Agrees to Acquire Pono Publications and Success Nutrients

DENVER, March 3, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Medicine Man Technologies Inc. (OTCQB: MDCL), one of the country’s leading cannabis branding and consulting companies, announced today that it has entered into agreements to acquire both Pono Publications Ltd. and Success Nutrients, Inc.

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.

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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.

Murray, Cantwell Ask DOJ to Uphold Existing Policy on State Marijuana Laws Letter Expresses Concern Regarding Recent Remarks by Sean Spicer on Federal Enforcement

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Today, a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators, including Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA), sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions expressing concern that the Trump administration may begin enforcing federal law in states that have legalized marijuana.

Cortez Masto Co-Signs Letter Calling on DOJ to Uphold Existing Policy on State Marijuana Laws

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) joined Senate colleagues Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Ed Markey (D-Mass.), Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) today in sending a letter that calls on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to request the Department of Justice (DOJ) uphold its existing enforcement policy regarding states that have voter-approved marijuana laws.

Senators Ask DOJ to Uphold Existing Policy on State Marijuana Laws

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2017 / – A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators, including Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Ed Markey (D-Mass.), Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) today sent a letter that calls on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to request the Department of Justice (DOJ) uphold its existing enforcement policy regarding states that have voter-approved marijuana laws.

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.

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Illinois Department of Public Health Provides Medical Marijuana Program Update

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., March 2, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has approved applications for approximately 16,990 qualifying patients (including 139 persons under 18 years of age), since it began accepting applications for the Medical Cannabis Registry Program on September 2, 2014.

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.

Aurora

Aurora Cannabis Expands E-commerce Strategy With Launch of Second Generation Mobile App

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Aurora Cannabis Inc. (the “Company” or “Aurora”) (TSXV: ACB) (OTCQB: ACBFF) (Frankfurt: 21P; WKN: A1C4WM), today unveiled the second generation of its popular mobile application, incorporating a number of enhanced features to provide a significantly upgraded user experience to new and existing clients of the Company.

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Medical Marijuana, Inc. Receives Brazilian Government Approval for Treatment of Autism Patient Using, Subsidiary, HempMeds® Brasil, Flagship Product RSHO™

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 3, 2017/Weed Wire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (MJNA), the first publicly traded cannabis company in the United States subsidiary, HempMeds® Brasil, today announced that the Brazilian government approved a prescription for the Company’s cannabidiol (CBD) oil product Real Scientific Hemp Oil™ (RSHO™) to treat a patient in the country with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

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Advocates Push Crucial Legislation to Seal Past Marijuana Possession Convictions

ALBANY, New York, Feb. 28, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, advocates and legislators held a press conference in Albany to demand reprieve for the harm that has been caused by arrests for low-level marijuana possession and mobilize for legislative solutions to keep New York families together.

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Surna Inc. Signs Contract with Vancouver’s Sante Veritas Therapeutic

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 28, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Surna Inc. (OTCQB: SRNA), a technology company that engineers equipment for controlled environment agriculture (CEA) with special expertise in cannabis cultivation, signed a contract with Vancouver’s Sante Veritas Therapeutic to design and provide equipment for the environmental control system in its first commercial cultivation facility.

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.


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