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Ultra Health Announces Nation’s First In-Depth, Experiential Cannabis Dispensary and Second Cultivation Site

ALBUQUERQUE, NM, Jan. 16, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Ultra Health distributed 230,415 copies of an informational printed media insert to 19 newspapers across New Mexico from January 10, 2018 to January 14, 2018, reaching nearly one third of New Mexican households.

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AusCann Plants Second Crop in Chile

CARABOODA, Western Australia, Dec. 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — AusCann Group Holdings Ltd (ASX:AC8 or ‘the Company’) is pleased to announce that its 50:50 Chilean joint venture, DayaCann, has commenced planting of its second medicinal cannabis crop, following the grant of its cultivation licence as announced on 22 November 2017.

CannaInvestor Magazine Features Three Private Companies

ATLANTA, Nov. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — CannaInvestor Magazine (www.cannainvestormag.com), the leading industry investment magazine for cannabis investors, analysts, executives, entrepreneurs, and financial media, features three private companies in its November 2017 magazine issue (https://joom.ag/G1SL) — Healing Budz, Inc., Blue Cord Farms, Inc., and 500 N 3rd St., LLC.

Sue Sisley’s Letter to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs

On Aug. 6, 2017, Sue Sisley, M.D., sent a letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin to request that he stop the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Medical Center’s obstruction of the first clinical trial to study the effects of medical cannabis in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder in military veterans.

Oregon State Police Superintendent Travis Hampton’s Letter to Jeff Sessions

On Aug. 16, 2017, Oregon State Police Superintendent Travis Hampton sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to explain how OSP is collecting data to determine enforcement and societal trends that have resulted since Oregon legalized recreational cannabis in 2014.


First Harvest Launches Ufly420 for On-Demand Legal Cannabis Delivery

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — First Harvest Corp. (OTCQB: HVST) (the “Company” or “First Harvest”), a technology, media and mobile gaming platform with a focus on the cannabis industry, announced today its monetizing beta version launch of Ufly420.

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Chronic Jobs Launches Job Posting and Application Platform Dedicated to the Marijuana Industry

KAUAI, Hawaii, Aug. 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Chronic Jobs today launches its online job platform dedicated to the marijuana industry. The platform will offer all the various types of services expected from leading recruitment platforms – such as job postings and applications – but tailored specifically and enhanced for the legal marijuana sector.

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden’s Letter to Jeff Sessions

On Aug. 1, 2017, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions asking Sessions to release recommendations on marijuana, violent crime and immigration policies from the Department of Justice’s Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety.

Economic Impact of Recreational Cannabis in Colorado Springs

On July 27, 2017, Citizens for Safer Neighborhoods, a group of local business people advocating for a recreational market in Colorado Springs, released “The Economic Impact of Allowing Retail Marijuana Establishments in Colorado Springs,” a study conducted by Professor Jack Strauss at the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business.

Hightimes Holding Corp. Seeks Public Listing Through Business Combination with Origo Acquisition Corporation

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, July 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Hightimes Holding Corp. (“High Times”), publisher of HIGH TIMES® magazine and a leading voice of the cannabis community since 1974, and Origo Acquisition Corporation (NASDAQ: OACQ) (“Origo”), a special purpose acquisition company, announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. Upon closing of the transaction, High Times will be a publicly traded company.

Cristina Barbuto vs. Advantage Sales and Marketing

On July 17, 2017, in Cristina Barbuto vs. Advantage Sales and Marketing, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that a Massachusetts medical marijuana patient could sue her employer for handicap discrimination after she was fired for being a registered medical marijuana patient.

Letter from US Senators to Jeff Sessions Regarding Hemp

On June 30, 2017, a group of United States Senators sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions to ask for the Department of Justice’s assurance that it follow the Consolidated Appropriates Act 2017 and not use funds to punish financial institutions that handle accounts for industrial hemp companies permitted under the 2014 Farm Bill.

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CannaConsumer Magazine June / July 2017 Issue Now Available!

ATLANTA, GA, July 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — CannaConsumer Magazine announced today that it has published its June / July 2017 issue of the CannaConsumer Magazine. In this issue, learn about Paul Himmelstein and his passion for providing many types of insurance for cannabis consumers.

Beyond The Marijuana Index: MJIC Inc CEO Talks Company's Desire To Be 'Amazon Of Weed'

Beyond The Marijuana Index: MJIC CEO Talks Company’s Desire To Be ‘Amazon Of Weed’

MJIC Inc., the company behind the much-discussed Marijuana Index*, tracks U.S. and Canada-traded weed stocks and has been used as the base for the main cannabis ETFs out there. However, the media seems to have emphasized only one of the company’s multiple business segments.

Vermont Medical Marijuana Expansion Act

When Gov. Phil Scott signed S.16 on June 8, 2017, it became Act No. 65, expanding Vermont’s medical marijuana program by adding conditions to the list of conditions that qualify a patient for the medical marijuana registry, allowing a fifth registered dispensary and permitting each dispensary to have two locations.

Los Angeles City Controller’s Letter on Dispensary Map

On June 7, 2017, Los Angeles City Controller Ron Galperin sent a letter to the Los Angeles Mayor and City Council on the Controller’s Office creating a website to map marijuana dispensaries operating in the city of Los Angeles with current Business Tax Registration Certificates, those dispensaries that formerly held BTRCs and those dispensaries that have been subject to actions by the L.A. City Attorney’s Office.

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