Berkeley Mayor Celebrates The First Day Of Adult Use Cannabis Sales At Nation’s Longest Running Dispensary

Left to right: Roger La Chance, Director of Operations, Berkeley Patients Group (BPG), Nancy Skinner, CA State Senator, Sean Luse, COO (BPG), Jesse Arreguin, Berkeley Mayor, Tim Schick, CEO (BPG), Sabrina Fendrick, Director of Government Affairs (BPG) (Photo: Business Wire)

CALIFORNIA: Berkeley Patients Group (BPG), the nation’s oldest, continuously operating dispensary in the country, as well as the first dispensary in the Bay Area – and fifth in the state – to receive a temporary retail permit from the California Bureau of Cannabis Control, will once again make history as it opens its doors to the Read the full article…

Latest Arcview/BDS Data: Cannabis Consumer Spending Outpaces Industry Estimates

Jenny Carbon, Always Greener Redmond, WA

NEW YORK: Arcview Market Research reports that consumer spending on legal cannabis in North America is outpacing previous estimates. The report indicates that retail cannabis sales will grow 33% from 2016 to nearly $10 billion this year. By 2021 the legal market is expected to reach $24.5 billion, at a 28% compound annual growth rate (CAGR). Arcview also reported that according Read the full article…

Dixies’ Tripp Keber Moves To BR Brands; Co-Founder Chuck Smith Is New CEO

Trip Keber is Out As CEO of Dixie Brands

COLORADO:  “Pot Baron” Tripp Keber is turning over the reins of Dixie Brands to co-founder Chuck Smith.  The flamboyant co-founder is relinquishing his CEO role and will “ascend to a new role within Rose Capital affiliate, BR Brands,” according to a company press release. Dixie Brands is the owner of Dixie Elixirs & Edibles, Therabis, and Aceso Wellness.  Read the full article…

Major Developments In Cannabis Industry Today Including Significant License Developments

Introducing the CCC

FLORIDA: Canadian and North American Cannabis companies are quickly ramping up operations getting ready to meet the anticipated surge in demand when recreation customers could start ordering across Canada. Bill C-45, which will legalize cannabis across the country, largely leaves it up to the provinces and territories to determine how marijuana can be sold and used. Canada’s Cannabis Act Read the full article…

Cannabis Market Begins to Mature in Legal States

Marijuana is big business

NEW YORK: According to a report by Ameri Research Inc., 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 and culminating to $63.5 billion by 2024. The market is going through a period of strong growth thanks to increasing legalization and decriminalization of Read the full article…

The Goodship Joins Privateer Holdings

The Goodship joins Privateer Holdings

WASHINGTON:  The Goodship, Washington state’s popular and beloved cannabis edibles brand, announced today that it has joined the Privateer Holdings family of brands. Together, The Goodship and Privateer Holdings will develop new products and expand the brand’s availability to consumers in new markets across North America. Founded in 2014 by Jody Hall, The Goodship makes “damn Read the full article…

Cannabis Invention of 2017 Awarded To AeroInhaler THC Infused Inhaler

The world's only cannabis live resin, terpene-infused Aerosol Inhaler, the AeroInhaler, was recognized as 2017's "Invention of the Year" at Colorado's annual Cannabis Business Awards.

COLORADO: The world’s only cannabis live resin, terpene-infused Aerosol Inhaler, the AeroInhaler, was recognized as 2017′s “Invention of the Year” at Colorado’s annual Cannabis Business Awards. Released in September by Colorado’s Revered Inc., the AeroInhaler‘s sublingual delivery system has quickly revolutionized Colorado’s cannabis industry. The AeroInhaler uses THC distillate and cannabis-derived terpenes to develop flavors like Grape Ape, Super Silver Flo, Sour Diesel, Read the full article…

DOJA ​​Cannabis ​​And ​​Tokyo ​​Smoke ​​Announce ​Merger

Hiku acquires tokyo smoke

Merger ​​creates ​​Canada’s ​​first ​​retail- ​​& ​​brand-focused ​​cannabis ​​producer Two ​​Canadian ​​cannabis ​​lifestyle ​​brands ​​join ​​forces ​​in ​​a ​​transformational ​​transaction, ​​bringing ​​together industry ​​leading ​​management ​​teams, ​​British ​​Columbia ​​curated ​​handcrafted ​​cannabis ​​production, ​​a portfolio ​​of ​​visionary ​​brands ​​and ​​a ​​growing ​​nationwide ​​retail ​​footprint. Provides ​​the ​​first ​​public ​​markets ​​investment ​​opportunity ​​focused ​​on ​​cannabis ​​retail ​​and Read the full article…

Canadian Cannabis Companies Seeking Higher Stakes in Australian Market

Stock prices on several Australian companies are beginning to take off, as the reality of Australia as a viable cannabis market for years to come, sets in.

CANADA: As investor excitement continues to climb in Canada over the upcoming legalization of cannabis on July 1, 2018, major Canadian companies are already setting their sights on the next big legal cannabis market-Australia. Big players in the Canadian cannabis space already have started to stake claims “Down Under” where medical cannabis is beginning to take hold.  Notable companies include Aurora Cannabis (TSX: Read the full article…

Shango Premium Cannabis Introduces Delivery Service In Molalla, Oregon

This will be the first approved delivery in the city of Molalla.

OREGON: The Shango Premium Cannabis dispensary in Molalla, Oregon will become the first to implement a home delivery service in the area, which will begin Dec. 15. “We’re absolutely thrilled to be the first dispensary in our area to provide a safe and quick means to deliver recreational and medical cannabis products to our customers,” says Read the full article…