“The Cannabis Industry: Growth Opportunities for Professionals, Operators and Investors” Is October 17th In Boston

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MASSACHUSETTS: Burns & Levinson and Viridian Capital Advisors will co-host “The Cannabis Industry: Growth Opportunities for Professionals, Operators and Investors,” an invitation-only event that will explore opportunities within the rapidly growing multi-billion dollar cannabis industry for professional investors and entrepreneurs. The conference will be held on October 17, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. EDT at the Hilton Read the full article…

Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board To Hold Public Hearing On Recreational Marijuana Home Grows

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Agency tasked by new law to conduct study and make recommendations to Legislature by Dec. 1, 1017 WASHINGTON:  The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) will hold a public hearing on Wed. Oct. 4, 2017, to receive public input on whether the State should allow home grows of recreational marijuana. The public hearing is Read the full article…

International Collaborative Study Reveals The Neuroprotective Properties of Phytocannabinoid Δ9-THCA

A recent Δ9-THCA (Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol acid) study, initiated by three leading companies active in the field of medicinal cannabis research, has demonstrated its ability as a promising treatment modality for Huntington's disease (HD) and other metabolic, neurodegenerative and neuroinflammatory diseases.

SPAIN:  Advanced medical research conducted at Instituto Maimónides de Investigación Biomédica de Córdoba (IMIBIC) as a collaborative effort between Phytoplant Research SL, VivaCell Biotechnology España SL, and Emerald Health Pharmaceuticals has unveiled the potent neuroprotective ability of Δ9-THCA, a phytocannabinoid produced in Cannabis sativa L. The research paper was accepted and published in the British Journal of Pharmacology. Read the full article…

Analysis: Marijuana Diversion From Legal To Illegal States Is Unlikely

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CALIFORNIA:  There is little evidence to substantiate claims that large quantities of cannabis produced legally in adult use states are being diverted to neighboring jurisdictions where the plant remains illegal, according to an analysis published online ahead of print in the Boston College Law Review. A professor at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego argues, Read the full article…

Grasshopper Kiosks Releases New Technology To Modernize Cannabis Sales And Distribution

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CALIFORNIA: Grasshopper Kiosks, announced the launch of its latest series of ADA compliant Automated Sales Kiosks designed for the legal cannabis industry, which provide automation for the secure storage and dispensing of regulated products. Grasshopper’s automated sales kiosks were purposefully designed to work in accordance with complex regulations in the largest legal cannabis markets in Read the full article…

Report: Teen Marijuana Use, Treatment Admissions Fall In Washington State Post-Legalization

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WASHINGTON: The regulation of adult cannabis use in Washington is not associated with any increase in teens’ marijuana consumption or abuse rates, according to a report to the state legislature compiled by researchers at the Washington State Institute for Public Policy. Authors reported that rates of current marijuana use and lifetime marijuana use have fallen among young people Read the full article…

Sales of Medical Cannabis Products Are Expected To Grow

The legal cannabis market is big, and getting bigger

NEW YORK: According to a report by Grand View Research, the global medical cannabis market is projected to reach a value of USD 55.8 billion by 2025. After the elections in 2016, Washington D.C., along with 28 states have legalized cannabis for medical use. The growing number of states and countries receiving approval for use in therapeutic applications Read the full article…

Tilray Receives License to Produce Medical Cannabis In The European Union

Tilray to build European Union Campus in Portugal

Company Announces €20 Million Investment to Build EU Campus and Begin Operations this Year PORTUGAL: Tilray has announced plans today to invest up to €20 million in a European Union Campus after receiving licenses from the Government of Portugal to import cannabis genetics and to cultivate cannabis for medical purposes. “Tilray’s EU Campus is another strategic Read the full article…

CWCBExpo Bows To Industry Pressure, Replaces Roger Stone As Keynote in LA & Boston

Roger Stone is out as keynote at CWCBExpo LA and Boston

NEW JERSEY: After weeks of intense pressure from speakers, sponsors, and exhibitors, many who pulled out of the LA & Boston exhibitions in protest of his racist and reactionary views, political dirty trickster Roger Stone has been removed as keynote speaker for bot the LA and Boston trade shows. In a tersely worded press release, Read the full article…

incredibles, Colorado’s Top-Selling Cannabis Edibles Brand, Goes National

Already in Dispensaries in Colorado, California and Nevada, incredibles Products Will Soon be Available in Oregon, Illinois, Arizona, Michigan and Puerto Rico - With More Ambitious Growth Planned for 2018

COLORADO: The same cannabis-infused edibles team that has created and propelled the incredibles cannabis brands (manufactured by Medically Correct, LLC. in Colorado) to the top-selling position in Colorado’s recreational marijuana market, will soon be available in multiple markets throughout the United States via strategic licensing deals via IP holding company, MC Brands, LLC. incredibles’ innovative products became Colorado’s No. 1 edibles brand on the strength of the incredibles brands’ handcrafted chocolates, gummies Read the full article…