Forum in Bend To Focus On Safety In Cannabis Industry

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OREGON: Cannabis growers and extractors are invited to an unprecedented opportunity to learn from government and business leaders about safety and health in the cannabis industry as part of a two-day event in Bend next month. Oregon’s Occupational Safety and Health Division (Oregon OSHA), a division of the Department of Consumer and Business Services, is Read the full article…

The Wink In Weed: Why Seattle Hempfest Is Still Worth Supporting

“There’s nothing in I-502 that allows a community to opt out,” Washington state Liquor Control Board spokesman Brian Smith said. If a marijuana retailer meets the state’s requirement for a license then it will be granted.

By David Rheins It’s been five years since Washington opened its legal cannabis marketplace, and today adult consumers in the Evergreen state have an abundance of high-quality, legal weed available in an impressive array of product configurations at affordable prices. Seattle Hempfest, taking place this week along the gorgeous Puget Sound, is the nation’s oldest and largest Read the full article…

Constellation Brands To Invest $4 Billion USD In Canopy Growth

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Expands Strategic Partnership to Accelerate Canopy Growth’s Global Expansion Plans  CANADA: Constellation Brands, a leading beverage alcohol company, and Canopy Growth, a leading diversified cannabis company have announced a significant expansion of their strategic partnership to position Canopy Growth as the global leader in cannabis production, branding, intellectual property and retailing. Constellation Brands will increase its ownership Read the full article…

IGC To Enter California Market With Hyalolex

IGC to Enter California Market with Hyalolex, its lead cannabis-based supplement for treating and managing Alzheimer’s patients.

MARYLAND: India Globalization Capital (IGC) has designated California as a priority market for Hyalolex, its lead cannabis-based supplement for treating and managing Alzheimer’s patients. “The cannabis market is showing explosive growth and we are aggressively moving forward with our vision of owning and marketing the leading brands for large medical indications such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, PTSD, Read the full article…

Seattle Hempfest & Fix Democracy First Team Up For Voter Registration Push

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WASHINGTON: Nearly 10,000 Washingtonians have been registered to vote at Seattle Hempfest. This year the organization has teamed up with the non-profit Fix Democracy First! in an effort to increase voter registration at the event. “Seattle Hempfest is the single biggest voter registration event in Washington State,” says Cindy Black, Fix Democracy First!’s executive Director. Read the full article…

Lineage To Acquire Harborside’s Iconic California Dispensaries And Cultivation Campus

Lineage to Acquire Harborside’s Iconic California Dispensaries and Cultivation Campus, Creating California’s Premier Vertically Integrated Cannabis Company

 Creating California’s Premier Vertically Integrated Cannabis Company CALIFORNIA: Lineage Grow Company and FLRish, a California corporation d/b/a Harborside, have entered into a binding letter agreement that will result in, among other things, Lineage acquiring all of the issued and outstanding securities of Harborside on a debt free basis in exchange for newly issued common shares of Lineage valued Read the full article…

LDB Issues Product Call For Non-Medical Cannabis

LDB issues product call for non-medical cannabis

CANADA: The BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) has issued a second product call as part of a continuing effort to expand its wholesale product assortment for non-medical cannabis. In July, the LDB entered into memorandums of understanding with 32 licensed producers to form its initial wholesale product assortment to cater to the B.C. market directly following legalization Read the full article…

Colorado: Retail Marijuana Sales Not Associated With Increased Youth Access Or Use

Colorado: Retail Marijuana Sales Not Associated With Increased Youth Access Or Use

COLORADO:  The establishment of retail cannabis sales for adults is not associated with either increased marijuana access or use by young people, according to data published online in the journal Prevention Science. A team of investigators with the University of Colorado, School of Public Health assessed marijuana use trends among a representative sample of Colorado high-school students for Read the full article…

Oklahoma Hempfest Rescheduled; New Dates June 7, 8 & 9th 2019

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OKLAHOMA:  Organizers have rescheduled the Sept 7-9th Oklahoma Hempfest, pushing back the original date and will instead roll out a series of smaller events, culminating in a concert to take place on June 7, 8 & 9th. According to a press release, “Due to the magnitude and overwhelming response from the public regarding Hemp Fest of Oklahoma, the Read the full article…

Study: Use Of CBD Products For Health Becoming Widespread

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CALIFORNIA: The use of cannabidiol products for the treatment of either a specific health condition or for general well-being is becoming prevalent among the general public, according to survey data published in the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research. Researchers at San Diego State University and at the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon surveyed a self-selected cohort Read the full article…