• Gotham Green Leads $16 Million Investment in NBA Veteran Al Harrington’s Multi-State Cannabis Company

    Gotham Green Leads $16 Million Investment in NBA Veteran Al Harrington’s Multi-State Cannabis Company

    Viola Closes $16 Million Investment Round Led By Gotham Green Partners LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Viola, a national leader in the production and sale of premium quality cannabis products founded by NBA veteran Al Harrington, today announced the closing of a $16 million funding round led by Gotham Green Partners. The investment firm, known
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  • Cannabis Goes Down Under for First-Ever Human Trial on Dementia

    Cannabis Goes Down Under for First-Ever Human Trial on Dementia

    The Institute for Health Research at University of Notre Dame in Western Australia recently announced the start of a ground-breaking clinical trial to discover how cannabis can alleviate symptoms associated with dementia. After eighteen months of detailed planning and procedure, the University of Notre Dame Australia in Perth (UNDA) recently announced that a team of
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  • For Patients with Eating Disorders, Cannabis May be the Right Medicine

    For Patients with Eating Disorders, Cannabis May be the Right Medicine

    It’s morning in New York City, and Jessica Mellow is preparing for a long day. She pours her first of many cups of coffee and steels herself for another day of work — and another day of anorexia treatment. Not only does the body-paint model have a long session booked, she also has an appointment
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  • Number of pot jobs in Illinois to grow to 63,000 by 2025, report says

    Number of pot jobs in Illinois to grow to 63,000 by 2025, report says

    A new report estimates the state’s legal cannabis industry will employ more than 63,000 people by 2025, about the same number of elementary school teachers in the state. The projections are included in a report published earlier this month by a cannabis research firm that predicts total pot jobs in the country would hit nearly
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  • Welcome to the First Cannabis Restaurant in the U.S.

    Welcome to the First Cannabis Restaurant in the U.S.

    At first, Lowell Farms: A Cannabis Cafe feels like any other restaurant on this West Hollywood strip. But it’s not. There’s exposed brick with bold neon signs, a tree-covered patio with guests chatting over bistro tables, and dishes full of fresh California produce. These guests aren’t here for just a salad and an iced tea, though. They
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  • Six cannabis CEOs talked to us about how they use weed

    Six cannabis CEOs talked to us about how they use weed

    We stand at a hazy junction in cannabis business history. Some Big Weed companies are so “eager to shake off the image of being high-end drug dealers,” as the New York Times recently put it, that their CEOs won’t even cop to sampling their own products. But others in the industry—including six CEOs who spoke to Quartz
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  • Marijuana Stocks To Buy Or Sell: Canopy Growth (CGC)

    Marijuana Stocks To Buy Or Sell: Canopy Growth (CGC)

    For almost a year Canopy Growth Corp (NYSE:CGC) has been one of the best-performing marijuana stocks in the cannabis industry. Despite the industry being in its early stages, Canopy Growth stock has consistently had a market cap of more than $10 billion. What To Watch With This Marijuana Stock The pot stock‘s exceptional success is a result of
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  • Harvest One Announces Receipt of New Cultivation Licence

    Harvest One Announces Receipt of New Cultivation Licence

    VANCOUVER, Oct. 7, 2019 /CNW/ – Harvest One Cannabis Inc. (“Harvest One” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: HVT; OTCQX: HRVOF), through its wholly-owned subsidiary and licensed producer United Greeneries Ltd. (“United Greeneries”), has received a cultivation licence from Health Canada for Phase I of its new Mission Road facility. The licence allows United Greeneries to immediately begin to cultivate cannabis in the
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  • Study IDs Offset to Cannabis Side-Effects

    Study IDs Offset to Cannabis Side-Effects

    Researchers at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry have shown for the first time the molecular mechanisms at work that cause cannabidiol (CBD) to block the psychiatric side-effects caused by tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main psychoactive chemical in cannabis.CREDIT: CRYSTAL MACKAY, SPECIAL TO WESTERN NEWS The development of safer, more effective cannabis for patients and
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  • Mike Tyson’s weed farm to boost economy on Caribbean islands

    Mike Tyson’s weed farm to boost economy on Caribbean islands

    Mike Tyson’s Tyson Ranch Resort is being advertised as a 412-acre entertainment complex, luxury gambling resort and cannabis research & design facility. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) Newly minted Cannabis connoisseur, Mike Tyson, is planning to bring his booming weed business to the Caribbean. Tyson, who owns a 400-acre marijuana resort in California, plans to help
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  • CSU-Pueblo researches the world of cannabis, tracking methods

    CSU-Pueblo researches the world of cannabis, tracking methods

    At Colorado State University-Pueblo, the Institute of Cannabis Research has been researching and developing alternative methods of tracking cannabis, straying away from the traditionally known seed-to-sale. CSU-Pueblo is the home of the ICR, a research center established in 2016, dedicated to “generating new knowledge on cannabis research and its derivatives,” according to Chad Kinney, director
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  • Integrated Cannabis’ (ICNAF) (ICAN) Ganja Gold takes Delivery of Fully Automated Proprietary Pre-Roll Manufacturing Machine

    Integrated Cannabis’ (ICNAF) (ICAN) Ganja Gold takes Delivery of Fully Automated Proprietary Pre-Roll Manufacturing Machine

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Integrated Cannabis Company, Inc. (CSE: ICAN, OTCQB: ICNAF) (“Integrated Cannabis” or the “Company”), a multi-state brand operator in California and Nevada, is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Ganja Gold, has taken delivery of a first generation, custom built, fully automated and proprietary pre-roll manufacturing
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  • Cannabis Retailer Fire & Flower Generates $11.1 Million Quarterly Revenue

    Cannabis Retailer Fire & Flower Generates $11.1 Million Quarterly Revenue

    Fire & Flower Announces Second Quarter 2019 Financial and Operational Results EDMONTON, Oct. 1, 2019 /CNW/ – Fire & Flower Holdings Corp. (“Fire & Flower” or the “Company”) (TSX: FAF), today announced its financial and operational results for the thirteen weeks ended August 3, 2019. Financial and Operational Highlights for the thirteen weeks ended August 3, 2019 22 branded cannabis retail stores open
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  • MediPharm Labs Increases Exports of Medical Cannabis Concentrate to Australia

    MediPharm Labs Increases Exports of Medical Cannabis Concentrate to Australia

    MediPharm Labs receives permits for additional Canadian exports of medical cannabis concentrate to Australia and completes related shipments Australian exports represent a 137% greater volume compared to first export in second quarter 2019 TORONTO, Oct. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MediPharm Labs Corp. (TSX: LABS) (OTCQX: MEDIF) (FSE: MLZ) (“MediPharm Labs” or the “Company”), a leader in
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  • UC ANR Takes In-Depth Look at the Cannabis Industry

    UC ANR Takes In-Depth Look at the Cannabis Industry

    Following the passage of Proposition 64 which legalized recreational cannabis, there was significant excitement surrounding the potential for a legal and regulated cannabis industry in California.  However, the development of the guidelines for cannabis cultivation has undergone significant delays as the state works to build infrastructure for a commodity which is still federally prohibited.  The
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  • Can Illinois draw marijuana tourists from out of state? Retailers are taking a gamble on Illinois border towns.

    Can Illinois draw marijuana tourists from out of state? Retailers are taking a gamble on Illinois border towns.

    Recreational marijuana sales are set to begin next year, and some of the potential store locations getting scouted suggest Illinoisans aren’t the only customers cannabis companies hope to attract. Amid the debate over proposed zoning rules that would ban weed sales in much of Chicago’s downtown, cannabis companies also are eyeing sites far beyond city
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  • Everything Coloradans Never Knew They Needed To Understand About Hemp

    Everything Coloradans Never Knew They Needed To Understand About Hemp

    Hempology Ask the guy sitting next to you at the bar if he prefers the high he gets from Northern Lights or Sour Diesel, and he’ll likely answer you as easily as if you’d asked whether he likes IPAs or Pilsners better. That’s how it is here in the promised land of weed. We know
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  • Pro Snowboarder and Film Maker Travis Rice Partners with Leading CBD Brand, HempFusion

    Pro Snowboarder and Film Maker Travis Rice Partners with Leading CBD Brand, HempFusion

    DENVER, CO, Sept. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – HempFusion (“the Company”), a leading Hemp/CBD company in the United States with distribution of its family of brands to over 3,400 retailers across 47 states, is pleased to announce a first of its kind partnership with legendary action sports athlete and global action film icon Travis Rice, as the latest HempFusion brand ambassador. Travis is
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  • Pot Stocks Continue to See Game Changing Shifts

    Pot Stocks Continue to See Game Changing Shifts

    The marijuana stock market has been completely reinvented by the companies willing to take the new and best innovative risks. These pot stocks to watch have been working to up the game when it comes to not only new products but new ideas to implement into the pot stock market. With so many pot stock investors focused on the top five or so
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  • Why marijuana firms are paying attention as higher education expands MJ course offerings across the US

    Why marijuana firms are paying attention as higher education expands MJ course offerings across the US

    Cannabis businesses are taking careful note as professional marijuana courses and programs spring up at universities and other educational institutions across the country. Examples include – to name a few – Northern Michigan University, the College of Southern Nevada, the University of Denver and Florida Gulf Coast University, with colleges offering a huge variety of
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