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The+Source Dispensaries Introduce New ‘Golden Night’ Vapor Oil

The+Source Dispensaries Introduce New ‘Golden Night’ Vapor Oil

Las Vegas, Dec. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The+Source, with dispensaries in Henderson and Las Vegas, has introduced a new cannabidiol (CBD) vapor oil as an optional treatment for patients who may suffer from a variety of injuries caused by demanding athletic activity.

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Friday Night Inc. Expands Brand Into California CBD Market

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Friday Night Inc. (Friday Night) (CSE: TGIF) (FWB: 1QF) (OTCQB: TGIFF) is pleased to announce that its Canna Hemp product line is now being sold to cannabis dispensaries and other retail outlets in the State of California.

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Northern Vine Labs Expands Dealer’s License with Health Canada

VICTORIA, British Columbia, Dec. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Northern Vine Labs (“Company”), a subsidiary of Emerald Health Therapeutics Inc. (“Emerald”) (TSXV: EMH; OTCQX: EMHTF) and Abattis Bioceuticals Corp. (“Abattis”) (CSE: ATT; OTC: ATTBF), today announced that Health Canada has approved an amendment to the Company’s dealer’s license.

Golden State Awards First Round of California Commercial Cannabis Licenses

Golden State Awards First Round of California Commercial Cannabis Licenses

The Golden State may have just launched its online licensing system for California commercial cannabis licenses, but the Bureau of Cannabis Control is moving quickly to meet the legalization rollout date of Jan. 1, 2018, and has already chosen its first round of licensee recipients.

Multiple Agencies Conduct Marijuana Enforcement Operation

DENVER, Dec. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Denver Police Department and several partnering agencies today conducted an enforcement operation at eight Denver-area Sweet Leaf Marijuana Center locations. The operation is the result of an extensive, year-long criminal investigation into illegal distribution of marijuana at those locations.

Bureau of Cannabis Control Launches Online Licensing Application System and Commercial Cannabis Licenses

Bureau of Cannabis Control Issues First Licenses For Commercial Cannabis Activity

SACRAMENTO, Dec. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) today issued the first group of commercial cannabis temporary licenses for retailers, distributors, microbusinesses and testing laboratories via its online licensing system.

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Women Grow’s 2018 Leadership Summit Expected to Attract Thousands of Cannabis Professionals to Denver Feb. 1–2, 2018

DENVER, Dec. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Women Grow, LLC, the cannabis industry’s largest professional networking organization, is poised to welcome thousands back to Denver for its Fourth Annual Leadership Summit from Feb. 1–2, 2018, at the Westin Denver Downtown.

Maricopa County Prosecutor Drops Challenge to Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Act as Violation of Federal Law, Ceding Victory to ACLU

PHOENIX, Ariz., Dec. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Maricopa County Attorney William Montgomery has decided not to challenge the most recent ruling upholding Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Act, as the deadline of December 11 to seek review by the United States Supreme Court has passed.

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Tetra Bio-Pharma Reinforces its Development Program by Signing Research & Development Agreement with Constance Therapeutics and Receiving Financial Support from NSERC

OTTAWA, Ontario, Dec. 13, 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, is pleased to announce that the company has signed an exclusive research and development (R&D) agreement with Constance Therapeutics.

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Impact of Medical Marijuana Laws on Teen Substance Use Differs by Grade

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — A study assessing the impact of medical marijuana laws (MML) on adolescent substance use has found decreased use of all substances among 8th graders, no change among 10th graders and increased non-medical use of prescription opioids and cigarette use among 12th graders, following MML enactment.

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Amber Senter Wins 2017 Industry Power Women “Leadership Award”

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Amber Senter, COO of Magnolia Wellness and co-Founder of Supernova Women, was awarded the 2017 Industry Power Women “Leadership Award” at the Industry Power Women (IPW) launch party in Las Vegas for her work in the cannabis industry.

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Emerald Health Announces No Material Change

VICTORIA, British Columbia, Dec. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Emerald Health Therapeutics, Inc. (TSXV: EMH; OTCQX: EMHTF) (the “Company”) is issuing this press release in response to a request by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada to comment on recent trading activity of its stock.

West Virginia Medical Cannabis Advisory Board Meeting, Thursday, Dec. 14 in Morgantown

MORGANTOWN, W.V., Dec. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Bureau for Public Health will hold a meeting of the West Virginia Medical Cannabis Advisory Board at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, December 14, at West Virginia University’s National Research for Coal and Energy facility in Morgantown.

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Proper Rx Leads the Charge in Northern California with Their Unique Delivery Only Dispensaries in Oakland and San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Since 2010, Proper Rx’s delivery-only medical cannabis dispensary located in California’s East Bay has strived to create a community without pain.

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Recipient of LA’s First Cannabis Business License, Yvonne DeLaRosa Green, Awarded 2017 “Business Woman of the Year”

MALIBU, Calif., Dec. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Yvonne DeLaRosa Green, award winning actress and activist as well as founder of the world’s first upscale dispensary (99 High Art) and the luxury medical cannabis brand 99 High Tide, was awarded the 2017 “Business Woman of the Year” award by the organization Industry Power Women (IPW).

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Colorado​ ​Department​ ​of​ ​Revenue​ ​Now​ ​Releasing​ ​Marijuana​ ​Sales​ ​Data

DENVER, Colo., Dec. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Effective immediately, the Colorado Department of Revenue (CDOR) is releasing statewide historical marijuana sales data from January 2014 to the present and will release monthly reports going forward on the seventh business day of every month.

Diego Pellicer Worldwide To Develop New, Industry Leading Premium Marijuana Branding And Retail Prototypes

SEATTLE, Dec. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc., the premium marijuana brand and retail development company, today announced that it has partnered with world-class architect Michael Rotondi, FAIA, and creative trailblazer Jill Savini to develop retail prototypes and innovative branding for future store locations.

Rebel Coast Winery

Time to Celebrate: The World’s First Alcohol-Removed, Cannabis-Infused Wine is Finally Here – Putting an End to Hangovers

SONOMA, Calif., Dec. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Rebel Coast Winery, an award-winning California winery with a rebellious spirit, announced the launch of the world’s first legal, alcohol-removed, cannabis-infused wine.

Future Farm Technologies

Future Farm Sets Closing Date for RI Building Zoned for Cannabis; Receives $1.4 Million in Warrant Conversions; and Provides Update on Voluntary Shareholder Warrant Conversion

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Future Farm Technologies Inc. (the “Company” or “Future Farm”) (CSE: FFT) (OTCQB: FFRMF) is pleased to announce that the closing date for the previously announced acquisition of a 15,000 sq ft building in Providence, Rhode Island for $750,000 is set for January 15, 2018.

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Elev8 Hemp, LLC Improves Efficiency and Brings on New Local Roaster

ROCKLEDGE, Fla., Dec. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Elev8 Brands, Inc. (OTC Pink: VATE), a holding company focused on the commercial development of hemp and CBD-based products including hemp coffee, tea, and E-juices, which target the health and wellness markets, announces that they are now working with an Orlando, Florida based coffee roaster.

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Amanda Reiman Awarded “Influencer of the Year” by Industry Power Women

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Amanda Reiman PhD, MSW, and Vice President of Community Relations at Flow Kana, was awarded the Influencer of the Year award at the Industry Power Women (IPW) launch party and award show in Las Vegas for her work in the cannabis industry.

Finance Ministers Revise Canadian Cannabis Tax Plan

Finance Ministers Revise Canadian Cannabis Tax Plan

While the initial Canadian cannabis tax framework was revealed on Nov. 10, 2017, provincial leaders and industry stakeholders renounced the proposed 50-50 split of cannabis taxes and so federal, provincial and territorial finance ministers went back to the drawing board, announcing the revised Canadian cannabis tax plan on Dec. 11.

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Friday Night Inc. Graduates to OTCQB in USA, New USA Symbol “TGIFF”

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Friday Night Inc. (“Friday Night” or the “Company”) (CSE: TGIF) (FWB: 1QF) (OTCQB: TGIFF) is pleased to announce that it has received OTC Markets approval to graduate to OTCQB effective December 12, 2017. Friday Night will trade on the OTCQB in the USA under the symbol ‘TGIFF.’

Department of Canada: Proposed Excise Duty Framework for Cannabis Products and Finance Ministers

Finance Ministers Reach Agreements on Behalf of All Canadians

OTTAWA, Ont., Dec. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Canada works best when governments work collaboratively to take actions that are in the interest of all Canadians, strengthen the middle class and help those working hard to join it. Federal, provincial and territorial Finance Ministers met today in Ottawa to build on their productive partnership, discuss issues that are top of mind for Canadians, and make further progress on important joint priorities.

Hartford City Council Unanimously Endorses Marijuana Legalization

HARTFORD, Conn., Dec. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — At a meeting Monday evening, the Hartford Court of Common Council voted unanimously in favor of a resolution in support of making cannabis legal and regulated for adults in Connecticut.

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New Mexico Medical Cannabis Enrollment Sees Record 77 Percent Increase

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Dec. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Patient enrollment in New Mexico’s Medical Cannabis Program reached 45,347 as of November 30, 2017, a 77 percent increase and a 19,650 net patient gain over the same period last year.

Zelda Announces Priority Share Offer for CannPal Animal Therapeutics IPO Shares

Zelda Joins with US Children’s Hospital to Study Cannabinoid Treatment in Autism

PERTH, Australia, Dec. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Board of Zelda Therapeutics Ltd (ASX: ZLD, Zelda or the Company) is pleased to announce it has entered into a research agreement with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to study the pharmacology of cannabinoids.

You Can Now Apply for California Cannabis Licenses Online

You Can Now Apply for California Cannabis Licenses Online

With the Golden State poised to become the largest cannabis market in the world, California cannabis licenses are going to be a hot commodity and the rush to obtain them is already underway.

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Cannabiniers Signs Exclusive Agreement with Lighthouse Strategies to Utilize Skinvisible’s Patented Pharmaceutical Polymer for the US Cannabis Market

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabiniers, an established technology and brand management company revolutionizing the cannabis industry, today announces the company’s definitive license agreement with multi-faceted management company Lighthouse Strategies LLC.

Surface Technology

Surface Technology: Cannabis Growing Operations Flooring Contractor

LANCASTER, Penn., Dec. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — As more firms across the US and Canada undertake growing cannabis in the new legalized environment, there is an increasing need for safe, marijuana-friendly industrial flooring systems. Surface Technology has emerged as the leader in planning and installing high-performance flooring and wall systems specifically designed to meet the needs of cannabis growing and processing facilities.

Provincial Government Enters Into Agreement with Canopy Growth Corporation on Supply and Production of Cannabis

ST. JOHNS, Newfoundland and Labrador, Dec. 08, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Provincial Government today announced it has entered into an agreement with Canopy Growth Corporation for the supply and production of cannabis in the province.

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2 Million Patients Impacted by Failure to Renew Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment?

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – New Frontier Data, the leading provider of data, analytics and business intelligence for the cannabis industry, has been tracking the key indicators and disruptors to the cannabis market and monitoring how the market will be affected if Congress fails to re-up Rohrabacher-Blumenauer.

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Final Operational Licence Now in Place

CARABOODA, Western Australia, Dec. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The licence was granted under the Narcotic Drugs Act 1967 to Tasmanian Alkaloids, AusCann’s strategic partner and allows for the joint manufacture and supply of medical cannabis products in Australia.

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Tetra Bio-Pharma Opens Markets at TSX Listing Ceremony

OTTAWA, Ontario, Dec. 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (“Tetra” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:TBP)(OTCQB:TBPMF), a global leader in cannabinoid-based drug development, is pleased to announce that Tetra opened the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) yesterday at a ceremony to recognize the listing and trading of Tetra, which began on August 16th 2017 under the symbol TBP.

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Auditor Yost Calls on Commerce Department to Suspend Issuance of Marijuana Cultivator Licenses

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Auditor of State Dave Yost today called on the Commerce Department to suspend the issuance of Level 1 cultivator’s licenses for medical marijuana following media reports that one of the application graders was a convicted drug dealer.

Ilera Healthcare

Wolf Administration Approves Fulton County Facility to Begin Medical Marijuana Production

HARRISBURG, Penn., Dec. 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Wolf Administration’s Pennsylvania Department of Health today approved Ilera Healthcare LLC., in Taylor Township, Fulton County to grow and process medical marijuana, becoming the fourth facility to be operational.

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Friday Night Inc. Signs Production Agreement with Nevada Dispensary

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Friday Night Inc. (Friday Night) (CSE: TGIF) (FWB: 1QF) (OTC: TGIFF) is pleased to announce that Alternative Medicine Association (“AMA”) has signed a production contract to produce high-grade concentrates for a major dispensary chain in Nevada.

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Manitoba Introduces Measures to Responsibly Control Retail Sales of Cannabis

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Dec. 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Manitoba government is introducing new legislation today that would set out where and how legal cannabis may be sold, with additional measures to protect young Manitobans and empower municipal decision-making, Justice Minister Heather Stefanson announced today.

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BC Releases First Decisions on Cannabis Regulation After Public Engagement

VANCOUVER, B.C., Dec. 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — After considering input from 48,951 British Columbians, and submissions from 141 local and Indigenous governments and a range of other interested stakeholders, the Province has announced a number of key decisions related to the anticipated legalization of non-medical cannabis in July 2018.


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