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HighLights

Now That Hemp Is Legal, Is Cannabidiol (CBD) Legal Too?

Within the cannabis industry, CBD products have become a hot commodity, with some companies using hemp-derived sources to extract CBD in order …

CANNABIS SHORTS GAIN $432M IN DECEMBER

The Morning Blunt

With global pot stocks on decline, cannabis short sellers raked in over $432M as stock prices plummeted in the month of December…

JPMorgan Lends Credibility to Cannabis Stocks

Cannabis stocks took another step toward Wall Street respectability today, as august JPMorgan launched coverage of GW Pharmaceuticals with an …

Stocks

TOKERS & JOKERS | WEED STOCKS RING IN THE NEW YEAR

The Morning Blunt

Wednesday was 2019’s first trading session, with cannabis stocks generally trading up at the close of market. Only a few jokers…

Cannabis Stocks Weather Report: Bleak, Miserable, Windy and Cold

Cannabis stocks in the last quarter of 2018 were defined by a revaluation of the sector to the downside by (on average) 40% from the highs of 2018.

Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index ETF: 2018 Q4 Update

Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index ETF completed its 2018 Q4 rebalancing and added 3 new stocks to its holdings. New additions include Khiron …

NetworkNewsBreaks – The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. (TGOD) (otcqx:TGODF) Anticipates Growth as it Works to Reach Full Capacity

Dec 28, 2018 (NetworkNewsWire via COMTEX) — The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings (TGOD) (otcqx:TGODF), a Cannabis-focused research and development company, believes 2019 will be an excellent year 

NetworkNewsBreaks – Sunniva Inc. (cse:SNN) SNNVF Announces Acquisition of LTYR Logistics, LLC

Jan 02, 2019 (NetworkNewsWire via COMTEX) — Vertically integrated cannabis company Sunniva (cse:SNN) (otcqx:SNNVF) on Monday announced the closing of its 100% acquisition of LTYR Logistics, LLC (“LTYR”)

LEAMINGTON, ON, Jan. 2, 2019 /CNW/ – Aphria Inc. (“Aphria” or the “Company” (TSX: APHA) and (NYSE: APHA) today announced that its Colombian subsidiary, Colcanna SAS (“Colcanna”) has signed 

Green Growth could become a strategic partner for Aphria, says…

CNBC

Newly appointed Aphria chairman Irwin Simon discusses the hostile takeover bid of the company and the cannabis company’s roadmap during his tenure.

AgraFlora Organics and Cabbay Holdings Corp. Sign Supply Agreement For High-CBD Cannabis …
The agreement calls for Propagation Services Canada to supply high-CBD cannabis plants for a 5-acre outdoor grow operation near Edmonton, …

 

Weed Stocks Trading Up: Namaste Technologies and MedMen Enterprises

Multiple weed stocks are trading up today, the second day of the new year. In this price watch article, we’re going to be looking at the Namaste …
Supreme Cannabis Expects to Complete 7ACRES Flowering Rooms by March
Management believes the 7ACRES facility is unique in Canada for its ability to produce high-quality cannabis on a commercial scale. Each of the …
Maryland Cannabis Operator Announces $20 Million Capital Raise to Fund Northeast Expansion
Green Leaf Medical, LLC, a multi-state operator (MSO) of medical cannabis facilities in the North East United States, announces 2018 revenue and …

Biome Grow Inc. (BIO.CN) ( BIOIF) Announces OTCQB Listing

OTC Markets Group has also approved Biome’s stock to trade under the … Biome will continue to trade on the Canadian Stock Exchange under its ..

Business

2019 Will Be a Banner Year for Cannabis Mergers and Acquisitions

We handle a lot of cannabis M & A in our Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Portland offices. Over the years, it’s become pretty clear that in rob.

US CANNABIS MARKET DRAWS US$10 BILLION IN 2018

According to a new report from NBC News, Beau Whitney, vice president and senior economist with cannabis research and data venture New Frontier Data, has confirmed that investors added US$10 billion throughout 2018 to the American cannabis market.

Acreage Holdings and Barron’s Panel Discussion at the Cannabis Media Summit

The conversation ranged from how to effectively engage with the media, to the language around the cannabis industry. In particular, the Q&A session …

CBD, Edibles and M&A: How 2018 Set the Stage for Pot Stocks in 2019

Together, Civilized and Grizzle provide a unique look at the growing cannabis market, in our weekly cannabis sector investment show All Time Highs.

Cannabis Comes In-House

Adult recreational cannabis has hit the shelves in California and Canada, on top of already legalized dispensaries in Colorado, Washington and …

 

Budding Cannabis Trends In 2019

This new year bodes well for the cannabis industry. There’s excitement as we welcome new states into the cannabis fold and fervent hope that we’ll …
AdLoop sets geo-tracking advertising sights on Canadian cannabis companies
Digital advertising platform AdLoop is targeting the legal cannabis scene in North America with its online tool AdLink, which sends ads only to …
Protecting Your IP Is (No Surprise) Even Harder in the Cannabis Business
Asking the federal government for a patent or trademark on anything cannabis related is harder than with ordinary IP.

Global News

Digipath Announces Plans to Expand Cannabis Testing Internationally

Colombia is the first foreign market in which Digipath plans to provide cannabis testing for both local consumers and cannabis exporters. Colombia is …
SOL Global Announces Investment in and Strategic Partnership with European Medical Cannabis …
“In 2019 we expect to see the roll out of full medicinal cannabis markets in … as a future frontrunner in the United States’ medical cannabis industry.
Luxembourg Unveils Intention for Internal Recreational Cannabis Market
The past couple of years has seen a wave of populism give power to far-right, far-left, and nationalist political parties across Europe, with the traditional …

With medical cannabis legal in the UK, Canopy Growth plans to start selling there in the first half of …

Spectrum Cannabis, a wholly owned subsidiary of Canopy Growth, aims to simplify cannabis for medical patients and healthcare practitioners.

Mexico could legalize cannabis within weeks

Former Mexican president Vicente Fox, who sits on the board of a Canadian cannabis company, Khiron Life Sciences, said: “I think the cartels will lose …

US News

Idaho cannabis advocates aim for 2020 ballot initiative

Every New Year’s Day, cannabis advocacy groups Legalize Idaho and Idaho Moms for Marijuana kick off the year with a protest focused on legalizing …

It Would Take Oregonians Seven Years to Smoke All the Weed They Harvested This Year

While that total includes some just-harvested flower that hasn’t dried yet, it’s still absurdly more weed than the 166,000 pounds of legal cannabis …

State Processes More Than 30000 Medical Marijuana Licenses

Oklahoma City, OK – The state has processed more than 30,000 medical marijuana licenses and has brought in millions of dollars because of it.
Arkansas residents can obtain Oklahoma marijuana license
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Thousands of Arkansas residents with valid medical marijuana licenses can receive a temporary medical marijuana adult …
Medical Marijuana Protected Under Democrats’ Spending Bill, But DC Blocked From Legalizing …
A provision to extend protections shielding state medical marijuana laws from federal interference is part of a 1,070-page bill the incoming House …

Will a New Democratic Congress Help Make Marijuana Dreams a Reality?

But on April 20, he made a statement in support of Senator Chuck Schumer’s marijuana decriminalization bill. “People should not be going to prison …

California News

Cannabis Country: In 2019, it’s all about survival

Oddly enough, no one offered any suggestions for making money in the cannabis market, which changed drastically when “adult use” became legal in …

Questions Raised Over California’s Cannabis System

On January 1 2018, California officially legalized recreational cannabis use, becoming the largest state in the US to commit to full cannabis law reform, …
2019: Opportunities & challenges cannabis entrepreneurs face
Marijuana professionals will have an abundance of business opportunities, … The coming 12 months will bring big changes for California cannabis …

Why Legal Weed Isn’t Bringing in Nearly as Much Money as It Was Supposed To

Asked if anything had gone the way he thought it would in 2018, Adam Spiker, executive director of the local cannabis trade group Southern California …

Group suing county over cannabis impacts

The TAA lawsuit claims that since it began approving cannabis cultivation … officials to comply with applicable California environmental review laws.”.

What I Learned From Visiting 50 California Dispensaries

I lived in Los Angeles for ten years prior to moving to Colorado. Since then, I’ve been curious how the new legal cannabis market has evolved, and …

Canadian News

EVIO Canada’s Keystone Labs Ready for Federal Regulatory Cannabis Pesticide Contamination …
EVIO Inc. is a leading provider of cannabis testing and scientific research for the regulated cannabis industry. The Company’s EVIO Labs division …

Science News

Terpenoids In Marijuana Also Help Reduce Inflammation, New Study Finds

Marijuana’s anti-inflammatory effects could be bolstered by non-cannabinoid compounds in the plant called terpenoids, according to a recent study …

The Biochemistry and Pharmacologic Properties of Cannabis-derived Terpenoids

Terpenoids are responsible for the unique aroma of cannabis. These compounds are lipophilic, can permeate lipid membranes, and several are …