Tilray Becomes North America’s First GMP Certified Medical Cannabis Producer

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CANADA: Tilray, a global leader in medical cannabis research and production, today announced that it has become the first medical cannabis producer in North America to be GMP certified in accordance with the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) standards. As North America’s only GMP certified medical cannabis producer, Tilray is uniquely positioned to expand Read the full article…

Homegrown: Plant That Bell And Let It Ring

Homegrown is all right with me.

By Dr. Rick Freeman Homegrown is alright with me Homegrown is the way it should be Home grown is a good thing Plant that bell and let it ring.               Neil Young, “Homegrown,” American Stars and Bars, 1977 Neil Young has written some classic songs about marijuana, and he’s been “rocking in the free Read the full article…

Canadian Producer Aphria Comments On News Of Pesticide Use; Reaffirms Commitment To Quality And Safety

Canadian producer Aphira affirms non-pesticide use

CANADA: Despite most Licensed Producers taking great care to provide safe and effective products, there are still reports surfacing regarding the presence of harmful pesticides in regulated medical cannabis. “We support the use of independent evaluations and testing of medical cannabis as a necessary measure to protect the safety of Canadians,” said Vic Neufeld, Chief Executive Read the full article…

Legal Pot Growers To Drive Up California Warehouse Rates

Legal pot growers to drive up cost of warehouse real estate

CALIFORNIA: Legalizing recreational marijuana in California is creating a gold rush for a decidedly less intoxicating sector: warehouses in which to grow the plants. Investors have few options to cash in directly on the state’s recent decision to legalize the drug, as there are no publicly traded cannabis producing companies and marijuana remains illegal under federal Read the full article…

FutureLand Signs Deal To Purchase 49% of Active Cannabis Grow License in Oregon

Sales of legal cannabis predicted to continue growth

OREGON: FutureLand Corp, a leading provider of strategic real estate investment, grow facilities and material solutions to the global cannabis industry, announced today that its subsidiary, FutureLand Oregon LLC, has agreed to purchase 49% ownership in Groovy Groves, LLC, an Oregon recreational cannabis license holder. Cameron Cox, CEO of FutureLand Corp., said, “This has always Read the full article…

Marijuana Seed Companies After Legalization

. People everywhere are going to know what a marijuana seed looks like before long.

By Paul Morgan It’s a controversial subject that has raised a lot of questions and debate. Should marijuana be legalized? Sixty three percent of Americans seem to think so. So, what will this mean for the already thriving seed business, or cannabis industry itself for that matter? As of 2016, so far five states have Read the full article…

Canada Coal Signs Non-Binding LOI With Washington Producer Honu

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CANADA: Canada Coal announced that it has signed a non-binding Letter of Intent (“LOI”) with Honu Inc., a licensed marijuana grower and producer of marijuana concentrates and edible marijuana products in the State of Washington. The LOI provides for a 90-day period of exclusivity, which will allow both parties to exchange information and maintain confidentiality as Read the full article…

Golden Leaf Holdings Looks Forward To Cannabis Referendum In Oregon

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OREGON: Golden Leaf Holdings has released an update on GLH’s operating plan regarding the start of the recreational market in Oregon and the local Marion County referendum coming up for vote on November 8, 2016.  On this day, voters in Marion County will decide whether or not recreational sales and production will be allowed. While Read the full article…

Dr. Rick Freeman: Getting it Together

Farmer Tom Lauerman

By Dr. Rick Freeman For family farmers, 1988 was a tough year.  Stuck between cut-throat competition from Big Ag and the devastation of a Big Drought, many small-scale farmers dropped out.  But, not all of them.  That was the year that seven bedraggled, small-scale organic farmers in southwest Wisconsin formed the Coulee Region Organic Produce Read the full article…

Golden Leaf Holdings Ltd Announces Resignation of Chief Financial Officer

GLH CFO steps down

CANADA: Golden Leaf Holdings Ltd., a leading cannabis oil solutions company built around recognized brands, today announced that the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, Brian Gentry, for personal reasons is resigning. For the indefinite future, Mr. Gentry will continue to serve GLH in a financial consulting role to ensure a smooth transition. The Company has commenced a Read the full article…