California Governor Signs Historic Bill to Legalize Smokable Hemp and CBD Edibles

NEW YORK - Nearly four years after legalizing recreational marijuana, California has finally opened the path to make smokable hemp and CBD-infused foods and beverages legal. Governor Gavin Newson signed the bill earlier this month to legalize the sale of consumables derived from hemp, creating a regulatory framework for the manufacture and sale of hemp ...

October 20th, 2021|

On November 2nd, Detroiters Can Vote Yes on Proposal E To Decriminalize Plant Based Medicine

DETROIT - According to Michigan law, cannabis, psilocybin and other plant based medicines are currently listed as schedule 1 controlled substances. That means you can be arrested and face massive fines and extensive jail time for possession of these natural plants. This November, Detroiters have an opportunity to make a change that affect everyone by ...

October 9th, 2021|
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AskGrowers Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month in the Cannabis Industry

NEW YORK -  AskGrowers, a website that educates consumers and provides an in-depth introduction to cannabis for newcomers and experienced connoisseurs alike, has interviewed Hispanic leaders in the cannabis industry in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. The Hispanic community is underrepresented in the legal U.S. cannabis industry and has suffered from cannabis prohibition and police ...

October 9th, 2021|

AWH Reaches $1M Milestone in Contributions to Last Prisoner Project

NEW YORK - Ascend Wellness Holdings, Inc. (CSE: AAWH.U) (OTCQX: AAWH), a multi-state, vertically integrated cannabis operator, announced it has reached a major milestone of $1 million in total contributions to Last Prisoner Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to clemency and expungement, re-entry programs and advocacy for individuals with cannabis convictions, through a customer donation ...

September 27th, 2021|

University of New Mexico’s Continuing Education launches cannabis education program in partnership with Green Flower for emerging Marijuana industry

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., - With recreational marijuana now legal in New Mexico, UNM Continuing Education launched a new set of courses to prepare workers for careers in a highly-regulated new field. State officials are predicting that the industry is expected to bring in at least $50 million in new revenue this year and more than 11,000 ...

September 24th, 2021|

First Hemp Producer to Certify in Cannabis Authenticity and Purity Standard

GUELPH, ON - As the global CBD and Cannabis market continues to try and raise the bar on consistency, quality, and efficacy, Purity-IQ is proud to announced its partnership with Blue Sky Hemp Ventures; the first hemp company seeking certification in the Cannabis Authenticity and Purity Standard (CAPS). "We are excited to officially welcome Blue ...

September 22nd, 2021|

Greenlight Distribution hires Erik Elder as new Director of Sales

DENVER - Greenlight Distribution, a seller of products and a direct lender to U.S. commercial cannabis cultivators, announced it hired Erik Elder as its new Director of Sales. Elder is an 18-year veteran of the cannabis industry. He will report directly to CEO Dennis O'Carroll and lead the company's sales team in serving cultivators with ...

September 22nd, 2021|

Pure Jamaican, Through Its Gi Life Farm in Jamaica, Announced a Donation of 10,000 Premium Cannabis Seeds to the Country of St. Vincent and the Grenadines

KINGSTOWN, Saint Vincent And the Grenadines - The Pure Jamaican group of companies  announced the donation of 10,000 premium, feminized cannabis seeds to the CARICOM member state of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG). The philanthropic gift is in response to the damage caused by the La Soufrière eruption which devastated the germplasm of licensed ...

September 22nd, 2021|

Cannabics Pharmaceuticals hires Healthcare Investment Banker Dr. David Sans in New York to expand CNBX in Mental Health Diseases

TEL AVIV, Israel and BETHESDA, Maryland - Cannabics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CNBX), a company in the development of cancer related cannabinoid-based medicine, announced the hire of Dr. David Sans FAARM, PhD, MBA in New York to expand its current pipeline of clinical development assets in Mental Health Diseases. This announcement comes following the company's commitment to ...

September 22nd, 2021|

GrowGeneration Corp. Appoints Eula Adams to Board of Directors

DENVER - GrowGeneration Corp. (NASDAQ: GRWG), the chain with specialty hydroponic and organic garden centers, announced that Eula Adams has been elected to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Adams served most recently as CEO of Neuromonics, Inc., a global medical device company providing standalone and cloud based software and hardware solutions for the ...

September 20th, 2021|

Extract Labs Analytics Services Certified by Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

BOULDER, Colo.- Extract Labs Analytics Services is now certified by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) to conduct hemp compliance testing. An established leader in the cannabis industry, the lab is only the third facility in the state to receive the coveted designation. The achievement means the analytical services team meets the ...

September 20th, 2021|
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AMP Alternative Medical Products and Waldhausklinik Deuringen Announced Clinical Study into the Effects of Medical Cannabis

ERFURT, Germany and BERLIN and STADTBERGEN, Germany - AMP Alternative Medical Products Inc. (Frankfurt: C4TA) (ISIN: CA0318961038) (CSE: XCX), a pharmaceutical supplier of medical cannabis products to German pharmacies, and WaldhausKlinik Deuringen gGmbH, a non-profit acute care hospital for internal medicine in the Free State of Bavaria, announced they have entered into a research collaboration ...

September 14th, 2021|

RIV Capital Receives ~$6.5 Million Upon Termination of PharmHouse’s CCAA Proceedings

TORONTO - RIV Capital Inc. (CSE: RIV) (OTC: CNPOF) today announced that it has received a cash distribution of approximately $6.5 million and that termination of PharmHouse Inc.'s  proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (Canada)  and PharmHouse's assignment into bankruptcy under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (Canada) is expected imminently. Pursuant to orders granted ...

September 13th, 2021|
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National Cancer Research Institute endorses CBD Science Group as they pioneer Real World research into Cancer pain

LONDON -- CBD Science Group announced an endorsement from the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI), which has seen the NCRI Living With and Beyond Cancer (LWBC) Executive Group endorse the company's Real World Evidence (RWE) study into the role that cannabinoids can play in treating cancer related pain. The development will give hope to cancer ...

September 2nd, 2021|
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Council for Federal Cannabis Regulation Hires Sarah A. Chase as New Executive Director

WASHINGTON, -- Sheri Orlowitz, Founder and President of the Council for Federal Cannabis Regulation (CFCR), announced the appointment of Sarah A. Chase as the organization's first Executive Director. A lifelong champion for mission-driven and social impact programs, Chase brings direction, focus and motivation to the Council's mission to educate, advocate, communicate and support the creation ...

September 1st, 2021|
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Psilocybin As Effective As Antidepressants, According To Study

OAKLAND – Psilocybin, the active ingredient in “magic” mushrooms, has long been celebrated for its potential to be used as an alternative to powerful pharmaceutical drugs in the treatment of mental health conditions, and new research may help move the needle forward. According to a small, early-stage study conducted by Imperial College London's Centre for ...

April 21st, 2021|

New Jersey Governor Murphy Signs Bills Legalizing Cannabis

TRENTON – Gov. Phil Murphy signed three bills today that together legalize cannabis in New Jersey and put an end to thousands of arrests. Finally, New Jersey’s legal cannabis marketplace will be launched and the cannabis business community in New Jersey are ready to take advantage of the opportunities in the burgeoning billion-dollar industry. It's ...

February 22nd, 2021|

Cannabis Stocks Jump On Democrat Wins In Georgia

Cannabis stocks soared this week, riding the blue wave that washed over the state of Georiga. Two run-off Senate races saw a Democratic sweep, cementing majority control for the party. The Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff won their campaigns, flipping the Senate for the first time since 2011. The news sent an ecstatic wave ...

January 7th, 2021|

US House Votes To Legalize Cannabis With Passing of MORE Act

In a watershed moment for the cannabis legalization movement, the United States House of Representatives on December 4th voted to remove the plant from the Schedule I list. The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act, also known as the MORE Act, was approved by a vote of 228-164, largely along party lines.    In addition ...

December 5th, 2020|
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UN Approves WHO Recommendation On Rescheduling Medical Cannabis

In a move that could have a massive impact on marijuana reform efforts worldwide, the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) has accepted a recommendation put forth by the World Health Organization (WHO) to eliminate medical cannabis and cannabis resin from Schedule IV of the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs. Dubbed Recommendation 5.1, ...

December 2nd, 2020|
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