Sales Of Legal Cannabis Products Expected To Accelerate

Sales of legal cannabis predicted to continue growth

NEW YORK: Medical cannabis sales are forecast to grow to $5.3 billion in 2017 and accounting for 67% of total cannabis sales, according to a new research report published by New Frontier Data.  By 2025, medical sales in currently legal states are forecast to grow to $13.2 billion, at which point medical sales will account for 55% of all Read the full article…

A Letter From MassRoots Chairman About Merger With Odava

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NEW YORK: MassRoots, one of the leading technology platforms for the cannabis industry, has released the following update from its Chairman and CEO Isaac Dietrich concerning its planned merger with Odava. Dear MassRoots Shareholders, Last week, MassRoots entered into an agreement and plan of merger with Odava, Inc., a leading compliance and point-of-sale system for cannabis-related Read the full article…

A Deeper Look Into THC, CBD and Their Differences (Infographic by Greencamp)

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When we talk about cannabis and its medicinal properties we simply can’t avoid its unique chemical composition, which is what’s responsible for its popularity in the first place. What makes every marijuana strain unique is its very own profile of cannabinoids and terpenes, intertwined in such a way that each strain helps with something. But Read the full article…

Oregon: Legal Marijuana Economy Generating Millions, Report Says

Marijuana is big business

OREGON: The state’s licensed cannabis industry has created over 12,500 new jobs and is generating over $300 million in annual wages, according to a preliminary economic report provided to the legislature’s House Committee on Economic Development and Trade. The report, authored by Whitney Economics, identified over 900 cannabis-related businesses (as of February 21, 2007), with another 1,225 businesses awaiting licensure. Read the full article…

NHA Board Chairman Meets With USDA

NHA National Hemp Association

COLORADO: On June 28th, National Hemp Association Board Chairman Geoff Whaling met with senior U.S. Department of Agriculture staff, with the encouragement of Agricultural Secretary Perdue.  Geoff initiated the meeting along with Erica McBride of the Pennsylvania Industrial Hemp Council.  This was the first meeting that Secretary Perdue and his team have afforded the Industrial Hemp Industry. Meeting attendees, along Read the full article…

The Cannabrander: CBD + Co. A First Product Case Study

CBD + Co. A brand study

By Ben Weinberg  CBD + Co. produces pharmaceutical grade cannabidiol (CBD) in a well-equipped laboratory northeast of Boulder, Colorado.  “Our chief innovation is a water-soluble isolate that can be ingested sublingually,” relates Founder Stephen Bernard, a mechanical engineer who has spent more than a decade in the cannabis industry.  This means it continues to release Read the full article…

Pacific Century Holdings Announces $50 Million Real Estate Investment Fund For The Cannabis Industry

PCH invests in real estate fund for WA cannabis industry

WASHINGTON: Pacific Century Holdings Inc., a strategic partner for legalized cannabis operators and investors, today announced the opening of a $50 million real estate investment fund, PCH Fund 1, an investment vehicle capitalizing upon the scarcity of real estate assets for the cannabis industry. The cannabis industry is poised for significant growth but continues to Read the full article…

B-Real, DNA Genetics and PRØHBTD Media Announce Digital-First Reality Series, ‘Pimp My Grow’


CALIFORNIA: B-Real, DNA Genetics and PRØHBTD Media, have joined forces to produce a new digital first reality series titled, “Pimp My Grow,” aimed at cannabis enthusiasts. DNA Genetics, one of the oldest and most respected genetics and grow experts in the Cannabis industry will visit Cannabis growers around the country and “Pimp Their Grows.” Some growers may be new to the Read the full article…

UPDATE: Franwell Bows Out As Vendor for WA Marijuana Traceability System


UPDATE: Franwell and METRC Withdrawal Proposal; MJ Freeway Is Washington’s New Marijuana Traceability Software

The Tragically Hip Partner With Newstrike On Medical Marijuana


CANADA: Newstrike Resources Ltd. has confirmed that one of Canada’s most iconic group of musical artists, The Tragically Hip, are the investors and partners identified indistinctly as the “band” in the Company’s Filing Statement dated May 18, 2017, filed as part of the recently completed business combination with HPI Holdings Ltd. Newstrike’s common shares are expected to commence Read the full article…