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The Department of Commerce is announcing one Q&A period for Testing Laboratory Applications and One Q&A Period for Processor Applications

COLUMBUS, Oct. 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Beginning on October 30, 2017 at 9:00am, and ending on November 3, 2017 at 5:00pm, interested parties may submit questions regarding the Testing Laboratory application. Answers to questions received during this period will be posted on the MMCP website on November 9, 2017.

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LARA Releases Document Checklist for Medical Marihuana License Applications

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) released a document checklist this week to inform and advise prospective medical marihuana licensees concerning the documents that the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation (BMMR) intends to collect during the application process.

These Are the First Two Licensed Jamaican Cannabis Companies

These Are the First Two Licensed Jamaican Cannabis Companies

While Jamaican cannabis has a rich history, the country of Jamaica hasn’t been at the forefront of the legal industry; however, that may soon change as the country has issued its first two Jamaican cannabis licenses.

Statement from Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services and Attorney General

TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Marie-France Lalonde, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, and Yasir Naqvi, Attorney General, released the following statement regarding Ontario’s Cannabis Legalization Enforcement Summit.

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Tetra Bio-Pharma Hires Medical Science Liaison to Promote Rx Princeps(TM) and Presents its New Corporate Image

OTTAWA, Oct. 19, 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, today announced the hiring of Dr. Vincent Jourdain, Ph. D. as medical science liaison (MSL).

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Future Farm Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire 120-Acre Licensed Industrial Hemp Farm

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Oct. 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Future Farm Technologies Inc. (the “Company” or “Future Farm”) (CSE: FFT) (CNSX: FFT) (OTCQB: FFRMF) is pleased to announce it has entered into a purchase and sale agreement with Derek Ross of Cannatech LLC for the acquisition of a 120-acre licensed industrial hemp farm in Amity, ME (the “Farm”).

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Massachusetts Legalization Advocates: More Towns Should Follow Marshfield Example

BOSTON, Mass., Oct. 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Towns passing legal cannabis bans and moratoriums are guaranteeing continued market control by criminals and street dealers, the group behind the legalization measure passed by voters last November said today.

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Tetra Bio-Pharma Signs Agreement with Partner Aphria to Start Promoting Rx Princeps(TM), its Medical Cannabis Blend, under ACMPR

OTTAWA, Ontario, Oct. 18, 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, today announced that it will start promoting a co-developed medical cannabis blend product under Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR).

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CannaTech UK: First Medial Cannabis Conference in the UK October 25-26, 2017 The Old Truman Brewery, London Session & Journalist Registration Information

TEL AVIV, Israel, Oct. 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Innovative researchers and scientists, pharma experts, regulators, investors, and entrepreneurs will share their knowledge about the burgeoning medical cannabis industry at CannaTech UK, Britain’s first-ever international Summit for Accelerating Cannabis Innovation curated specifically for the UK and European markets.

West Virginia Medical Cannabis Online Survey Available for Potential Patients

CHARLESTON, W.V., Oct. 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health (BPH) today announced a medical cannabis public online survey to gather information from patients who may be interested in obtaining medical cannabis.

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Plus Receives $2M Series A for Cannabis-Infused Products The Green Opportunity Leads Round

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Plus, the cannabis infused products manufacturer, is pleased to announce the closing of its Series A financing (the “Financing”). The Financing was comprised of $2 Million USD of Series A Preferred Stock (the “Shares”), and was led by The Green Opportunity Funds (TGOF)

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Hawaii Department of Health Certifies Pharmlab Hawaii, LLC to Begin Testing Medical Cannabis

HONOLULU, Oct. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Pharmlab Hawaii LLC, a private independent laboratory on Maui, has been given the green light to begin testing medical cannabis from Hawaii’s licensed medical cannabis dispensaries and registered patients and caregivers.

Canadian Researchers Identify Optimal Rate for Organic Cannabis Fertilizer

Canadian Researchers Identify Optimal Rate of Organic Cannabis Fertilizer

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.

First Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Grower Greenlit to Begin Cultivation

First Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Grower Greenlit to Begin Cultivation

While the Pennsylvania medical cannabis program has been under the microscope for its application scoring practices, it has now taken a critical step forward in becoming fully operational.

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Supreme Pharmaceuticals Announces $30 Million Bought Deal Private Placement of Convertible Debenture Units

TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. (the “Company”) (TSXV:FIRE) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Canaccord Genuity Corp., as lead underwriter on behalf of a syndicate of underwriters (the “Underwriters”), pursuant to which the Underwriters have agreed to purchase, on a bought deal, private placement basis, $30,000,000 aggregate principal amount of convertible debenture units (the “Convertible Debenture Units”) at a price of $1,000 per Convertible Debenture Unit.

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Solis Tek, Inc. Enhances its Digital Lighting Product Offerings; Introduces Controller to Enable Commercial Growers to Take Complete Control of Lighting Environment

CARSON, Calif., Oct. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Solis Tek (OTCQB: SLTK), 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 the availability of its lighting controller, which enables commercial growers to harness more control of its garden’s lighting environment.

130-Acre Medical Marijuana Development Park Opening in Michigan

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.

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Governor Wolf Announces First Medical Marijuana Grower/Processor to Begin Production

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.

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MJIC Marijuana Index Rebalances for Q3; Adds 4 New Cannabis Companies

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – MJIC Inc. completed its third quarter rebalancing of the Marijuana Index, adding two new cannabis companies each to the United States Marijuana Index and the Canadian Marijuana Index.

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Canadian Securities Regulators Outline Disclosure Expectations and Certain Risks for Issuers with US Marijuana-Related Activities

TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today published CSA Staff Notice 51-352 Issuers with U.S. Marijuana-Related Activities, which among other things, outlines CSA staff’s specific disclosure expectations for issuers that have, or are in the process of developing, marijuana-related activities in the U.S.

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CohnReznick Partners with New Frontier Data

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – CohnReznick, one of the largest accounting, tax and advisory firms in the United States, has teamed with New Frontier Data, the leading provider of data, analytics and business intelligence for the cannabis industry.

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Gov. Rick Snyder makes initial appointments to the Marihuana Advisory Panel

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced initial appointments to the Marihuana Advisory Panel established by the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act.

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Khiron Advisor Featured as Part of Joint Investigation by 60 Minutes and the Washington Post on U.S. Opioid Crisis

TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Khiron Life Sciences Corp. (“Khiron” or the “Company”) reports that Matthew Murphy, Security and Compliance Advisor to Khiron, and former U.S. DEA Chief of Pharmaceutical Investigations, will be featured as part of a 60 Minutes and Washington Post joint investigation on the U.S. opioid crisis.

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Tetra Bio-Pharma Continues Forward into the Veterinary Ophthalmology Market by Entering into an Agreement with Drs. Cullen and Webb

OTTAWA, Ontario, Oct. 12, 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, today announced the addition of two members to its clinical advisory board for the veterinary market – Dr. Cheryl Cullen, an American Board-certified Veterinary Ophthalmologist, and Dr. Webb, an American Board of Veterinary Ophthalmology (ABVO) Resident.

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Selection of BioTrackTHC for Arkansas’ Seed-to-Sale Tracking Software Anticipated by Arkansas Cannabis Industry Assocation

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Oct. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association anticipates the adoption of BioTrackTHC’s seed-to-sale tracking software for Arkansas’ legal cannabis industry to be announced within 11 days.

Green Dot Labs’ Premium Black Label Nectar Line Debuts in Colorado’s Adult-Use Cannabis Market

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Green Dot Labs, a Boulder, Colo.-based producer of fine cannabis extracts, announced today that its celebrated Black Label Nectar product line – the most reputable concentrates in Colorado and a cult favorite among discerning medical patients for years – will now be available for sale at adult-use, or recreational, dispensaries in Colorado.

Golden Tarp Awards

Humboldt County’s Golden Tarp Awards Announces First-Ever Live Streaming of Their 4th Annual Light Dep Cannabis Competition Judging

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.

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Willow Creek Workshop on Cannabis Ordinance

WILLOW CREEK, Calif., Oct. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – On Wednesday, Oct. 18 beginning at 5:30 pm, Supervisor Ryan Sundberg and the Humboldt County Planning and Building Department will be hosting a public workshop in Willow Creek on proposed revisions to the county’s Commercial Cannabis Land Use Ordinance (CCLUO), and the associated Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR).

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LARA Releases Advisory Bulletin Regarding Medical Marihuana Application Process

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs ( LARA ) released an advisory bulletin today to inform and advise prospective medical marihuana licensees concerning the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation’s (BMMR) intended application process. The bulletin is for advisory purposes only and is subject to change.


Digital Payments Platform Alt Thirty Six Selects Dash As Payment Method of Choice for New Retail Sectors

PHOENIX, Ariz., Oct. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Alt Thirty Six, a rising digital payments platform, has today announced it will integrate the top digital currency for payments, Dash, as a method of transaction between consumers, merchants, suppliers and vendors in new retail sectors.

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Next Frontier Biosciences Expands Ranks with New Regional Sales Manager

DENVER, Oct. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – As Next Frontier Biosciences prepares to launch its Verra Wellness line of purified cannabinoid products in November, the Colorado-based biotech company has enhanced its experienced sales lineup with the addition of a new Regional Sales Manager, Colin Osborne.

State Medical Board of Ohio Approves Dates for Initial Petition to Add a Qualifying Condition Submission Period

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Medical board members established Nov. 1, 2018 – Dec. 31, 2018 as the first submission period for petitions to add a qualifying medical condition to the Medical Marijuana Control Program. NO PETITIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED BEFORE NOV. 1, 2018.

Kwanza Hall Says New Marijuana Law a Victory for the People of Atlanta Keeps Families Safer, Saves Taxpayers Millions

ATLANTA, Oct. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Upon the announcement of the signing of legislation today by Mayor Kasim Reed to reclassify Atlanta’s marijuana laws, Kwanza Hall stated the following: “We should all thank the Mayor for his willingness to sign this ordinance into law.”

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Amazonas Florestal Ltd. Releases Update Informing Public That its Subsidiary, Amazon Hemp Ltd., Is Ready To Resume Operations and Complete the Harvesting Process for the First 100 Acre Field Beginning This Week After A Slow Down Of Operations Due to Incle

MIAMI, Oct. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Amazonas Florestal Ltd. (www.azflusa.com) (OTC PINK: AZFL), a natural resources company dedicated to innovative, sustainable forest management, industrial CBD hemp and the certification and sales of carbon credits wants to update shareholders and investors that the Company will resume operations this week in order to complete harvesting process for the first 100 acre plantation between this week and the next.

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Hawai‘i Department of Health Approves Fourth Dispensary to Begin Retail Sales of Medical Cannabis

HONOLULU, Oct. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) has issued a formal notice to proceed to Mānoa Botanicals LLC dba Noa Botanicals after the dispensary completed laboratory testing requirements and passed its final onsite inspection.

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Global Hemp Group & Marijuana Company of America To Form Joint Venture With Space Cowboys’ Colorado Farms

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — GLOBAL HEMP GROUP (“GHG” or the “Company”) (CSE:GHG / FF:GHG / OTC:GBHPF) an industrial hemp and cannabis corporation, and Marijuana Company of America, Inc. (“MCOA”), (collectively the “Companies”), are pleased to announce they have jointly entered into a letter of intent with Space Cowboys, Inc.

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Agritek Holdings, Inc. Announces First Grow Pod Installation And Initial Build Out Of Pueblo Hemp Cultivation Facility Of 77 Acres Inc.

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Agritek Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AGTK) www.AgritekHoldings.com, a fully integrated, active real estate investor for the cannabis sector and branding consultant today announced that the Company is in the final stages of licensing and construction planning for its 80 acres located in Pueblo, Colorado.


Sunniva Receives Final Approval for Medical Cannabis Facility in California

CALGARY, Alberta, Oct. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Sunniva Inc. (“Sunniva” or “the Company”), a North American provider of medical cannabis products and services, is bringing advanced greenhouse technology to Cathedral City, California, following unanimous approval of the project by the city’s Planning Commission.

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Wana Brands expands CBD product offerings with a flavorful addition for Colorado’s adult-use and medical marijuana markets

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Wana Brands, Colorado’s No. 1 infused products manufacturer, has announced the addition of Strawberry Lemonade sour gummies 1:1 CBD:THC. The latest line extension provides customers the freedom to choose a more balanced experience and desired effect in the form of a discreet and refreshing gummie.

LARA Announces Medical Marihuana Educational Sessions; BMMR to Show Potential Licensees the Application Process, Monitoring System

LANSING, Oct. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs ( LARA ) and the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation (BMMR) announced today the dates, times and locations of a series of educational sessions designed to familiarize potential licensees with the application process and the statewide monitoring system.

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WeedTV.com, a Division of Players Network, Inc., Provides Update on Successful Launch and 4-Day Broadcast from WeedHouse

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Player’s Network, Inc. (OTCQB: PNTV), a diversified holding company operating in media and marijuana, announced today that WeedTV.com successfully launched, with an original, live-streamed production from September 22 through September 25 at a stunning private estate/resort in Las Vegas, which became “Weed House.”

VA Hospital is Denying Veteran PTSD Treatment Due to Cannabis Use When He Has a Florida Medical Card

MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — After transferring to the Miami VA Healthcare System and during a medical intake, the VA was adamant about Jonathan Fruchter being referred to drug counseling regardless of the fact that he is patient #P0032257 with the Compassionate Use Registry in the state of Florida.

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