Van der Pop To Launch Branded Cannabis With WeedMD In November 2017

Van der Pop to launch branded cannabis with WeedMD in November 2017

CANADA: Van der Pop , a leading female-focused cannabis brand, has announced its two branded strains of cannabis will be available for purchase by the end of November, in partnership with WeedMD, a federally-licensed producer and distributor of medical cannabis in Canada, through the WeedMD website. VdP will offer two different strains exclusively to patients registered through the Access Read the full article…

San Diego’s West Coast Cannabis Tours Officially Opens Doors

West Coast Cannabis Tours comes to San Diego

CALIFORNIA: West Coast Cannabis Tours (WCCT), a San Diego-based cutting edge authority of cannabis tourism, bringing a one-of-a-kind experience to open minded individuals and community members in the greater Southern California region, this week announced their exciting and education-based tours are now officially accessible to individuals. “We want to bring professional awareness to a natural remedy that has Read the full article…

Canada’s Provinces Lining Up To Sell Pot

Cannabis in Canada

CANADA: Following its announcement that the Province of Ontario is planning to add 150 new governments, the Province of New Brunswick has announced a multi-million dollar deal with cannabis producers. The easterly Province of New Brunswick has announced that it has developed a new Crown corporation for the supervision of cannabis sales for the government’s anticipated legalization of recreational cannabis July 2018. Read the full article…

Golden Leaf Secures City Licenses to Sell Cannabis In Additional Nevada Jurisdictions

Goldenleaf Expands Nevada footprint

OREGON: Golden Leaf Holdings Ltd., a leading cannabis oil solutions company and dispensary operator built around recognized brands, has announced that it has been granted business licenses by Henderson County and Washoe County, in the State of Nevada, to sell cannabis to the adult-use markets in these locations. The Company plans to commence sales in these jurisdictions Read the full article…

The Blinc Group Successfully Closes First Financing Round

The Blinc Group Companies

NEW YORK: The Blinc Group, a distribution-centric vapor and cannabis incubator, successfully closed its first financing round. With an infusion of US-based private capital, The Blinc Group intends to deploy these funds in day-to-day operations including operations, marketing, business development and lobbying. Successful transactions closed as the result of active and consistent fundraising efforts by Read the full article…

Research Shows Medical Cannabis To Become a Major Part Of Pharmaceutical Market

Cannabis to make major impact on pharmaceutical marketplace

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

DEA Report: Uptick In Marijuana Seizures In 2016

Pot Dispensary Raid on 4/20

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  Seizures of indoor and outdoor cannabis crops reported by the US Drug Enforcement Administration rose in 2016, according to annual data compiled by the agency. According to the DEA’s Domestic Cannabis Eradication/Suppression Statistical Report, law enforcement confiscated more than 5.3 million marijuana plants nationwide in 2016. The total is a 20 percent increase over the Read the full article…

Marapharm Las Vegas Hosts Open House During MJBizCon

Marapharm Las Vegas hosts Open House

NEVADA:  Marapharm Ventures Inc. is inviting shareholders and investors to attend an open house in Las Vegas, Nevada,  November 17, 2017, 4 to 8 pm, timed to coincide with the MJBizCon cannabis industry trade show. According to a company press release, the open house is an appreciation and information event where company leaders will tell their story.  Marijuana Business Daily pegs Read the full article…

CannaCraft Donates Space To American Red Cross For Northern California Fire Relief

In this Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, photo, fire crews run night operations and controlled burnings to contain a wildfire in Sheep Ranch, Calif. Two of California’s fastest-burning wildfires in decades overtook at several Northern California towns, destroying over a hundred homes and sending residents fleeing Sunday.

California’s largest medical cannabis manufacturer donates 12,000 square feet for American Red Cross to stage its regional headquarters CALIFORNIA: CannaCraft, a leading medical cannabis manufacturer, is temporarily donating 12,000 square feet of its office space in Santa Rosa to the American Red Cross to use as its Regional Headquarters for Northern California fire relief. The Read the full article…

New York’s Proposed Expansion Of Medical Marijuana Regulations

New York’s Proposed Expansion Of Medical Marijuana Regulations

By Joshua S. Bauchner and Anthony J. D’Artiglio NEW  YORK: On August 10, 2017 the New York State Department of Health announced a bevy of proposed new regulations and changes to existing regulations designed to update New York’s medical marijuana program.  These new regulations are part of the State’s continued efforts to expand and modernize its medical Read the full article…