Altitude Investment Management Believes Canadian Cannabis Legalization “Milestone”

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NEW YORK: The legalization of cannabis for medical and adult use in Canada represents a milestone in the growing trend toward legalization and decriminalization of cannabis and cannabis products, according to Altitude Investment Management. “Canada is the second country in the world, after Uruguay, to legalize cannabis for both medical purposes and adult use, and it Read the full article…

Weekend Unlimited Shares Begin Trading On The Canadian Securities Exchange

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Trading Under the Symbol YOLO on the CSE on October 15, 2018 CANADA: Weekend Unlimited, a lifestyle cannabis company, announced that  its shares began trading Monday, October 15, 2018 on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the symbol YOLO. The Company is the result of a two for one consolidation and the previously announced amalgamation of Open Source Read the full article…

420MEDIA Trailblazers In Cannabis: Stacy Thompson, Founder Women of Cannabis Conference

Founder of Women of Cannabis Conference Stacy Thompson

Digital marketing agency 420MEDIA and the Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) have joined forces to create a series highlighting entrepreneurs trailblazing the cannabis scene. Each week, we profile a noteworthy business pioneer and ask each 5 questions. This week’s featured trailblazer is Stacy Thompson, Founder of the Women of Cannabis Conference. 1. Tell us about your Read the full article…

MedMen Doubles Market Reach With Acquisition Of PharmaCann

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CALIFORNIA: MedMen Enterprises Inc. and Chicago-based PharmaCann have signed a binding letter of intent for MedMen to acquire PharmaCann in an all-stock transaction valued at $682 million. The resulting pro-forma company (including pending acquisitions by MedMen) will have a portfolio of cannabis licenses in 12 states that will permit the combined company to operate 79 cannabis Read the full article…

MTech Acquisition Corp. And MJ Freeway Announce Merger Agreement

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NEW YORK: MTech Acquisition Corp., the first US-listed Special Purpose Acquisition Company focused on acquiring a business ancillary to the cannabis industry, and MJ Freeway, a leading seed-to-sale technology provider and developer of the cannabis industry’s first enterprise resource planning platform, announced today they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. Following the consummation of Read the full article…

Minority-Focused Cannabis Business Accelerator Accepts Its Inaugural Round Of Applicants

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First participants made up exclusively of women, economic empowerment, and minority owned small businesses. MASSACHUSETTS: Sira Naturals, a Massachusetts-based registered marijuana dispensary (RMD) group, has accepted the inaugural class of applicants into the Sira Accelerator program, its small-business accelerator designed to help entrepreneurs navigate and succeed within the emerging regulated cannabis industry. From an initial response of more Read the full article…

Aurora Cannabis Announces Application To List On The NYSE

Aurora Cannabis Announces Application to List on the NYSE

CANADA: Aurora Cannabis announced today that the Company has filed an application to list its common shares on the New York Stock Exchange. Listing of the Company’s common shares on the NYSE remains subject to the approval of the NYSE and the satisfaction of all applicable listing and regulatory requirements. Aurora anticipates that, subject to receipt Read the full article…

MedMen Acquires First Dispensary In San Francisco Bay Area

MedMen Expands Footprint in its Home State into Northern California

CALIFORNIA: MedMen Enterprises announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a licensed dispensary from Berkeley Patients Group in Emeryville, California. As a result of the transaction, MedMen will have one of only two adult-use licenses issued in the City of Emeryville, just outside San Francisco. The dispensary is located in a young professional hub Read the full article…

About Six-In-Ten Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

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BY HANNAH HARTIG AND ABIGAIL GEIGER About six-in-ten Americans (62%) say the use of marijuana should be legalized, reflecting a steady increase over the past decade, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. The share of U.S. adults who support marijuana legalization is little changed from about a year ago – when 61% favored it – but Read the full article…

FSD Pharma Begins Construction Of Heritage Museum & Flagship Dispensary In Ontario

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CANADA: FSD Pharma Inc. announced that construction has commenced of its heritage museum and flagship dispensary at the former Kraft plant in Cobourg, Ontario, headquarters of its wholly-owned subsidiary FV Pharma Inc. Local politicians and media will be in attendance at the ribbon-cutting ceremony on October 9, 2018 at 11:30 EST in Cobourg at the Head office Read the full article…