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BioTrackTHC™ COO Joins ASTM International Standardization Group

BioTrackTHC™ COO Joins ASTM International Standardization Group

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.

Congress Must Act to Help Reduce Public Safety Threat in Communities

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.

Bipartisan Group in U.S. House Introduce Marijuana-Related Banking Legislation

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.

Governor Larry Hogan Issues Directive for Disparity Study of Medical Cannabis Industry in Maryland

Governor Larry Hogan Issues Directive for Disparity Study of Medical Cannabis Industry in Maryland

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.

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Solis Tek Retains KCSA Strategic Communications as Corporate Communications Counsel

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.

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HempLife Today Sets Two Record Breaking Sales Weekends in a Row; Company Cites its Marketing Platforms and an Increase in Awareness of its CannazALL CBD Products for This Growth

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.

Department of Health Provides Update on Medical Marijuana Program Implementation in Pennsylvania

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.

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Cannabis Industry Presents Unprecedented Consumer Market Opportunity

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.

United Patients Group

United Patients Group Takes Center Stage at This Week’s “Best Answer for Cancer Summit” In San Diego

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.

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Former BlackRock Executive Joins Leading Cannabis Firm

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.

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ebbu™ Unveils Patent Pending Water Soluble “Aqua Drops”

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.


Cannabis Industry Thanks Elected Leaders for Protecting Marketplace

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.

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Indoor Harvest Corp Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Alamo CBD

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.

Vireo Health of New York

Vireo Launches New York City & Long Island’s First-Ever Medical Marijuana Home Delivery Program

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.

New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program Sees Record Sales Day

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.

US Capitol Police Arrest Eight for Possession of Marijuana

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.

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Actress Rachael Leigh Cook And Green Point Creative Recreate Classic Anti-Drug PSA With New Goal

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

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Freedom Leaf, Inc. (OTC PINK: FRLF) Today Announced Mr. Charles Grigsby Has Joined The Marijuana Legalization Company As Its New Chief Financial Officer

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).

US Voter Support For Marijuana Hits New High; Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; 76 Percent Say Their Finances Are Excellent Or Good

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.

Department of Health Selects Vendor for Medical Marijuana ‘Seed-to-Sale’ Tracking System

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.

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HempLife Today Celebrates 420 and Rewards Its Growing Customer Base With its Biggest Sale of the Year

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.

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Future Farm Sold Out of Its Scorpion Grow Lights and Receives ETL Certification

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.

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Tikun Olam, the World’s Original Medical Cannabis Company, Announces US Expansion of Health & Wellness Brand: Tikun™

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

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MassRoots Partners with Whoopi & Maya as Part of Multi-State Expansion Strategy

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.

Mountain State Medicine: West Virginia Governor Legalizes Medical Cannabis

Mountain State Medicine: West Virginia Governor Legalizes Medical Cannabis

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.

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice Signs Medical Cannabis Bill Into Law

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice Signs Medical Cannabis Bill Into Law

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.

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Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board Enforcement Officers seize marijuana from illegal grow

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.

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Supreme Court Ethics Committee Advises Judges Against Investments in Marijuana Enterprises

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.

Governor Cuomo Convenes First-Ever Industrial Hemp Summit to Grow New York’s Agricultural Industry

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.

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GW Pharmaceuticals and its U.S. Subsidiary Greenwich Biosciences Highlight New Epidiolex (cannabidiol) Data Released by the American Academy of Neurology

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.

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Marijuana Decriminalization Ordinance Fails in Atlanta City Council

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.

American Cannabis Company

American Cannabis Company, Inc. Announces a New Client and License Applicant in Louisiana

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.

Governor Walker Signs Legislation Allowing Wisconsinites to Use Cannabidiol Oil to Treat Medical Conditions

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.

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Governor Wolf, Families, Advocates Celebrate One-Year Anniversary of Legalizing Medical Marijuana

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.

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CBIS Pushes Up the Seeding Schedule Next Month to 350 Acres Set to Include Additional 100 Acres in Minden Carson Valley Property Along with the San Joaquin Valley Property for its Industrial Commercial Hemp Grow Initiatives

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.

Emerald Health

Emerald Launches Market Leading CBD Oil and Supports Proposed Cannabis Legislation

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.

Michigan Creates New Bureau to Oversee Medical Marijuana Program

Michigan Creates New Bureau to Oversee Medical Marijuana Program

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.

Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA)

CPhA Disappointed Medical Cannabis Regime Does Not Enhance Patient Safety

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.

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Michigan’s Medical Marihuana Regulation Centralized in New Bureau

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).

Canada to Strictly Regulate Adult Use Cannabis

Canada Takes Action to Legalize and Strictly Regulate Cannabis

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.

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