The Wink In Weed: Why You Should Join Me At CCC PDX

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By David Rheins 2018 will be a crucial year for the legal cannabis industry.  Five years after the first adult-use marijuana marketplaces opened in Colorado and Washington, our industry has grown large and gone mainstream.  Big and getting bigger, with the opening of the California and Nevada markets, Oregon is now part of a contiguous legal Read the full article…

Cannabis Sales Projected To Increase as California Paves the way for Recreational use

In states like California for example, where new recreational cannabis laws went into effect on January 1st, 2018, analysts are projecting an increase in sales of Cannabis.

CALIFORNIA: The global legal cannabis market was valued at $14.3 billion in 2016 and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 21.1% between 2017 to 2024 or culminating to $63.5 billion by 2024, according to a report by Ameri Research. The market is going through a period of strong growth thanks to increasing legalization and decriminalization of cannabis Read the full article…

Eaze Data Report: Major Increase In Legal Marijuana Sales in California

The number of Baby Boomers ordering marijuana increased by 19 percent annually, the highest of any generation. Vaporizers and edibles are most popular among Millennials, while tinctures are most popular among Baby Boomers.

CALIFORNIA: -Eaze, a leading marijuana technology company, has released its Eaze Insights: 2017 State of Cannabis data report, a comprehensive overview of consumer trends driving the marijuana industry year over year. The report, which draws insights from the user behavior of more than 350,000 Eaze consumers and 15,000 survey respondents across the state of California, reveals that 2017 was a Read the full article…

Kush Bottles Announces Senior Leadership Changes

Shakeup at Kush Bottles

Ben Wu steps down as Chief Operating Officer; CFO Jim McCormick adds COO to role CALIFORNIA: Kush Bottles, a leading provider of packaging, supplies, vaporizers, accessories and branding solutions for the regulated cannabis industry, announced today that Ben Wu, who has served as Chief Operating Officer since 2014, will step down effective today, January 12th, 2018.  Mr. Wu will continue to support the Company as an Read the full article…

Women Grow Launches WomenGrow TV With LOOT Interactive On Twitch TV

Exclusive Content of Programming, Signature Networking Events, Interviews,
and Behind-the-Scenes at 2018 Leadership Summit

Exclusive Programming, Networking Events, Interviews & Behind-the-Scenes at 2018 Leadership Summit COLORADO: Women Grow, the cannabis industry’s largest professional networking organization, is expanding its media presence with its new channel on The online channel will officially launch during the Women Grow 2018 Leadership Summit in Denver this February 1 and 2.  WomenGrow TV (WGTV) will feature exclusive 2018 Read the full article…

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Isodiol Signs LOI To Import Cannabidiol To Canada From UK With Nuuvera

Isodiol Signs LOI To Import Cannabidiol To Canada From UK With Nuuvera

CANADA:  Isodiol and Nuuvera have agreed to import 99%+ pure, bioactive pharma-grade cannabidiol (‘CBD’) isolate into Canada from Isodiol’s GMP-certified production facility in the United Kingdom.  The product, certified as a pharmaceutical-grade, will be imported into Canada through Nuuvera’s subsidiary, ARA – Avanti Rx Analytics, a Health Canada GMP-certified laboratory holding a dealer license under Read the full article…

The Nutraceuticals Market Is Expected To Grow To $275 Billion By 2021

KPMG forecast that the nutraceuticals market will be worth around $250 billion by 2018, and while the exact scope of what is considered a nutraceutical is broad and variable, the products identified in the KPMG report largely fell within the GBI definition of nutraceuticals.

UNITED KINGDOM:  Humans have been consuming choice foods for their medical benefits for millennia. The ancient Egyptians had over 800 known pharmacological treatments for disease, of which 160 were plant products – including compounds being investigated for use in disease today, such as cannabis Historically, herbal medicine utilized many compounds that are now considered nutraceuticals. For Read the full article…

California Ushers In Legal Cannabis With New Self-Service Automation

Grasshopper Kiosks

CALIFORNIA: Grasshopper Kiosks, the developers of the nation’s leading fully compliant self-service systems for the storage and dispensing of cannabis products, have installed a unit in Berkeley Patients Group (BPG), the nation’s longest continuously operating marijuana dispensary. The Grasshopper automated self-service sales system streamlines transaction times, tracks inventory and payments, and collects real-time data about sales Read the full article…

Level Brands And Isodiol Strike Multimillion-Dollar CBD Products Deal

kathy ireland Heath & Wellness, a Level Brands Business Unit, Enters into License with Isodiol Bringing the Parties Together in a Multimillion-Dollar Cannabidiol (CBD) Products Deal

NORTH CAROLINA: Level Brands has announced a licensing agreement with Vancouver-based Isodiol International to develop consumer products for kathy ireland® Health & Wellness, a licensor to Level Brands, and for Level Brands subsidiary I’M1, the company’s lifestyle brand for men. According to a company press release, Level Brands will receive an initial US$2 million payment in the form of Read the full article…