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  • Tilray Brands

Tilray Medical Launches Cannabis Education Platform ‘WeCare-MedicalCannabis’ Across Europe

NEUMÜNSTER, Germany - Tilray Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq: TLRY; TSX: TLRY), a global cannabis-lifestyle and consumer packaged goods company inspiring and empowering the worldwide community to live their very best life, today announced that its medical cannabis division, Tilray Medical, launched a new cannabis education platform, WeCare-MedicalCannabis, dedicated to providing resources and educating healthcare practitioners and ...

July 19th, 2022|
  • Global cannabis extract market

Small Cannabis Farmers Join Forces to Create a Crypto-Exclusive Cannabis Community

MENDOCINO, Calif. - A group of California cannabis farmers, led by legacy farmer and entrepreneur Justin Calvino, are coming together to build Emerald Road, a crypto-exclusive digital cannabis community. The advanced e-commerce platform will connect farmers directly with customers through a suite of purchasing and marketing tools, content and education, and community-building experiences, all powered ...

July 18th, 2022|
  • Cannabis Dispensaries to Host Crypto ATMs Nationwide

Cannabis Dispensaries to Host Crypto ATMs Nationwide

MIAMI - BankLine's unique Crypto ATM banking services, in partnership with cannabis-friendly financial institutions, provide nationwide armored cash logistic services to Crypto ATM operators within licensed cannabis dispensaries - facilitating exciting new business opportunities. The Opportunity States continue to legalize the adult use of cannabis, now available in over 7,000 state-regulated dispensaries across the United ...

July 13th, 2022|
  • DC Council - Medical Cannabis

DC Council Unanimously Passes Bill to Allow Residents 21+ To Self-Certify as a Medical Cannabis Patient

Washington, DC - In a major win for cannabis patients, the DC Council voted unanimously to pass the “Medical Marijuana Self-Certification Emergency Amendment Act of 2022.” This bill allows individuals 21 years of age and older to self-certify their eligibility for medical cannabis without needing a healthcare practitioner's recommendation. The bill expands access to medical ...

June 28th, 2022|
  • American Council of Cannabis Medicine

American Council of Cannabis Medicine Established Next Frontier Task Force

WASHINGTON - Today the American Council of Cannabis Medicine (ACCM) announced the formation of the Next Frontier Task Force. The task force is created to bring together stakeholders from medical cannabis, insurance and third party payers to facilitate expanded participation (today where possible and after changes in the federal scheduling). ACCM has been quietly building ...

June 23rd, 2022|
  • Cannabis Drinks Expo

2022 Cannabis Drinks Expo: Skyrocketing Category Includes Hemp-Based Sports Drinks to Cannabis-Infused Cocktails

SAN FRANCISCO - Cannabis Drinks Expo, a super hit b2b trade show, returns in July, providing the cannabis and drinks industry a unique platform to expand business, explore the category and source amazing brands. The theme for the 2022 show is “Growing the Category.” The 2022 Cannabis Drinks Expo will help attendees learn about this ...

June 20th, 2022|
  • The Canadian Vaping Association: Canada’s vaping excise tax

Canada’s Vaping Excise Tax Will Have Unintended Consequences

BEAMSVILLE - The Canadian Vaping Association has expressed its concerns to regulators about the proposed vaping excise tax rate. The association believes the proposed rate is too high and will lead to an increase in smoking and a significant contraband market. If the rate remains as proposed a flourishing black market is inevitable. This is ...

June 18th, 2022|
  • Thailand

Thailand Becomes First Asian Country to Legalize Cannabis

NEW YORK - Thailand made headlines last week when it became the first country in Asia to decriminalize Cannabis, making it legal to grow and sell or use for medicinal reasons. Thai Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul expects legal cannabis production to boost the economy, but warned that recreational cannabis use remains illegal. The public health ...

June 16th, 2022|
  • global CBD market, Cannabis Market

As VT Goes Legal, Small, Independent Growers and Retailers to Be Highlighted in Vermont Cannabis Week

BURLINGTON, Vt.- In May, the Vermont Cannabis Control Board issued the state's first-ever cannabis operating license, with its members noting that the pace of licensing will pick up in following weeks. As growers, makers and retailers ready for the adult-use market, Heady Vermont, the state's largest media and events platform, is providing strategic ways for ...

June 10th, 2022|
  • Eastern Gateway Community College

Eastern Gateway Community College Launches Cannabis Certificates to Meet Demand for Educated Workforce

STEUBENVILLE and YOUNGSTOWN - Eastern Gateway Community College, in collaboration with Green Flower, announced the addition of three cannabis certificates designed to provide industry-recognized skills training for those interested in a cannabis career. Cannabis is the fastest growing industry in America, according to Business Wire and others. Green Flower, the leader in cannabis education, will ...

June 7th, 2022|
  • LIM College

LIM College Business of Cannabis Degree Programs Announce “All-Star” Faculty for Fall 2022 Start

NEW YORK - In advance of the September start of its bachelor's and master's degree programs in The Business of Cannabis, LIM College has added some of the cannabis industry's best-known leaders to its faculty. Among these new instructors are four of the cannabis industry's top professionals: Dasheeda Dawson, Jesce Horton, David Paleschuck and Kristin ...

May 12th, 2022|

Cannabis Community Creates Social Impact During Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Through STIIIZY Joint Efforts

LOS ANGELES - STIIIZY, the #1 cannabis retailer in California and flagship brand of Shryne Group Inc., presents its "Joint Efforts" social impact program during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Founded during the pandemic last year, Joint Efforts is a series of volunteer initiatives that encourage and allow Shryne Group employees to give back to ...

May 12th, 2022|
  • Chris Beals of Weedmaps & Nick Kovacevich to Headline CWCBExpo New York

Chris Beals of Weedmaps & Nick Kovacevich to Headline CWCBExpo New York

NEW YORK - Chris Beals and Nick Kovacevich, will be featured speakers in the “In Conversation with…” series at CWCBExpo New York, taking place June 2-4 at the Javits Center. CWCBExpo is the East Coast’s top B2B trade show and conference that brings together some of the most influential and informed minds in the industry ...

May 11th, 2022|

West Michigan Cannabis Workers Celebrate 4/20 By Saying “Union Yes!”

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 951 announced that workers at Heritage Provisioning, a Battle Creek retail cannabis facility, became the first such group to authorize union representation in West Michigan. "UFCW 951 is committed to raising the standards for all workers in this unique and rapidly developing industry," ...

April 19th, 2022|

Pharmaceutical Industry in South Africa 2022 and the Government’s Cannabis Masterplan

Dublin - The "Pharmaceutical Industry in South Africa 2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The importance of the pharmaceutical industry has been amplified by the global health crisis. South Africa has the world's largest antiretroviral programme and is one of the major producers of radiopharmaceuticals. With the ongoing development of local manufacturing capacity ...

April 18th, 2022|

New Type of Pot Extract Is Carbonated Just Like Champagne

ASHLAND, Ore. - An advancement in the field of marijuana extracts involving the carbonation of the resin containing attributes new to the field of Cannabis extraction. This technique combines the carbonating effect of CO2, used as a cosolvent, in conjunction with a typical hydrocarbon butane extraction. This type of extraction, developed by Extractioneering, is called ...

April 5th, 2022|
  • Curaleaf

Curaleaf Named to TIME’s List of the World’s 100 Most Influential Companies

WAKEFIELD, Mass. - Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA / OTCQX: CURLF), an international provider of consumer products in cannabis, has been named on the second annual TIME100 Most Influential Companies list – an extension of the annual TIME100 list of the world's most influential people – that highlights 100 companies making an extraordinary impact around ...

March 30th, 2022|
  • Jushi Holdings Inc.

Jushi Holdings Inc. Places on The Globe and Mail’s Third-Annual Women Lead Here List

BOCA RATON, Fla. - Jushi Holdings Inc. (CSE: JUSH) (OTCQX: JUSHF), a multi-state cannabis operator, announced it has been recognized in The Globe and Mail’s 2022 Report on Business Women Lead Here list. This annual editorial benchmark identifies best-in-class executive gender diversity in corporate Canada. Established in 2020 by Report on Business magazine, the Women ...

March 30th, 2022|

With Greenlyght, Crypto Merges With Cannabis for Successful Coin Launches of 2022

PORTLAND, Maine - Greenlyght Coin, a groundbreaking blockchain technology on the binance smartchain that utilizes real-world utilities to bridge the gap between cryptocurrency and cannabis, has officially launched one of the most successful token launches of 2022. By merging two of the fastest-growing industries in the world, Greenlyght's software has grown into a leader in ...

March 30th, 2022|

Premier Hemp Labs and Leading CBD Retailer Call for Industry Reform and Standardized Testing

LAS VEGAS - As cannabinoids become more mainstream and the hemp and cannabis industries evolve, it should be commonplace for consumers to find high-quality options based on their product labels. Consumers relying on the information in a product COA (Certificate of Analysis) is standard when it comes to shopping for CBD and other cannabinoids. However, ...

March 25th, 2022|

Black Mental Health Day – Addressing cannabis and mental health research gaps for Black communities in Canada

OTTAWA, ON - This Black Mental Health Day, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) highlights a need for greater knowledge of cannabis use and mental health for Black communities in Canada. To discuss cannabis use and mental health in Black communities is to discuss systemic racism and related structural issues in Canadian society. After ...

March 7th, 2022|

Flash Report: Data Shows Women Continuing To Gain Market Share of Cannabis Sales

DENVER - Akerna (Nasdaq: KERN), an enterprise software company released a data report on women's cannabis shopping habits as the demographic group continues to gain market share, up 3.3% since 2019. When considering the millions of US cannabis consumers, these year over year shifts are quite sizable and could have a significant impact on future ...

March 3rd, 2022|

Pesticides in Pot Go Under the Microscope

REDMOND, Wash. - Today, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) which oversees recreational cannabis in the state, voted unanimously to approve new regulations for quality control of adult-use cannabis. Adding to existing laboratory test requirements for cannabis products, the WSLCB will now require pesticide testing. The new quality control rules become effective April ...

March 2nd, 2022|
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