Nevada: Lawmakers Moving Forward With Expedited Plan For Adult Use Marijuana Sales

Legal pot is on a fast track in NV

NEVADA: State officials are holding firm on an expedited plan to begin adult use marijuana sales in July, despite comments from the Trump administration indicating a forthcoming crackdown in states that regulate its commercial production and sale. Nevada Department of Taxation spokeswoman Stephanie Klapstein told the Associated Press that the agency is “moving forward” with plans to permit retail cannabis sales by Read the full article…

GrowGeneration Officially Opens 11th Store In Las Vegas

GrowGen opens 11th store in LV

NEVADA: GrowGeneration, one of the largest specialty retail hydroponic and organic gardening store chains selling to both the commercial and home cannabis markets, announced the opening of its 11th store in Las Vegas on January 17th. GrowGen separately announced that it is one of 11 companies recently added to MJIC’s Marijuana Index. GrowGen’s 11th store, located at 5885 Read the full article…

GB Sciences Licenses Patent To Develop New Cannabis-Based Therapies For The Treatment Of Heart Disease

Cannabinoids in native plant extracts exerted a more significant effect on TRPV1 receptors than purified cannabinoids in published research reports, and GB Sciences' cannabis-plant-based approach may provide additional clinical benefits to patients due to the 'entourage effect'. In addition, the side effect profiles of cannabis-based therapies have generally been well tolerated."

NEVADA: GB Sciences has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Growblox Life Sciences has licensed intellectual property from Makai Biotechnology, LLC. The patent underlying the license was issued by the USPTO in July of 2015, and claims therapeutic methods for the treatment of cardiac hypertrophy and associated pathologies through regulation of the cannabinoid receptor, TRPV1. TRPV1 can Read the full article…

Freedom Leaf Launches FLI Agency: Inks Los Marijuanos

Los Marijuanos signs with Freedom Leaf

NEVADA: Clifford J. Perry, CEO and Co-Founder of Freedom Leaf, announced today that the company has launched the FLI Agency, a full service marketing and talent agency and has signed the popular band, Los Marijuanos, which it calls the “House Band of the Marijuana Legalization Movement”.™ The new agency, a wholly owned division of Freedom Leaf, Inc., will Read the full article…

Freedom Leaf Announces New Medical Advisory Board Members

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NEVADA: Clifford J. Perry, CEO of Freedom Leaf, Inc.,  “The Marijuana Legalization Company, has announced that Dr. Robert Melamede, Ph.D. and Dr. David J. Barton, MD are joining the company’s new medical advisory board. Dr. Robert Melamede has a Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry from the City University of New York. He retired as Chairman of the Biology Department Read the full article…

Digipath’s Todd Denkin On The Passage of Recreational Cannabis in Nevada and Impact On Lab Testing Market

As the Nevada recreational market becomes operational, the increase in the number of potential consumers and cultivation facilities is expected to push the industry's focus towards more standardized cannabis lab testing

NEVADA: Digipath, an independent cannabis lab testing and media firm, believes that Nevada’s recent approval of the recreational use of cannabis will push the industry to more standardized lab testing practices, resulting in a highly favorable long-term impact on Nevada’s cannabis lab testing market. The combination of shifting public opinion and success experienced over the past Read the full article…

Elevator Pitch: Kalyx Development’s Dave Charnick

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NEVADA: With over 600,000 square ft of canopy in Colorado, Oregon, Arizona and Washington, Kalyx Development has emerged as a leader in cannabis real estate. Marijuana Channel One caught up with Kalyx senior exec Dave Charnick on the floor of the Marijuana Business Conference and Expo in Las Vegas.

Black Bottom Lighters: 4:20 Jam at MJBizCon

Black Bottom Bowl jam at MJBizCon

NEVADA:  Sometimes the magic happens off the trade show floor. Such was the case when an impromptu Jack Johnson jam broke out at 4:20 in the Vuber Hospitality Suite at MJBizcon and Marijuana Channel One was there to capture the magic. The cacophony of a crowded, canna-filled hotel room hushed as Arizona duo Black Bottom Read the full article…

Marijuana Business Conference Begins Today in Las Vegas

Las Vegas goes green as the marijuana industry comes to town

NEVADA: The excitement is palpable as thousands of cannabis industry professionals descend upon Las Vegas for the 5th Annual Marijuana Business Conference & Expo, held as the glitzy RIO hotel.  Last week, Nevada voters legalized adult-use marijuana, adding momentum and enthusiasm to the budding sector, that already represents the fastest-growing industry in the American economy. An Read the full article…

Freedom Leaf Reports Tech Hiccups, Success In Live Election Night Coverage With Cannabis Radio

Freedom Leaf reports tech hiccups with live election broadcast

NEVADA:  The morning after a marathon live video feed of election coverage on Tuesday night in conjunction with Cannabis Radio, Freedom Leaf, “The Marijuana Legalization Company™”  discovered early Wednesday morning, to the consternation of many friends and shareholders that its websites (http://www.freedomleaf.com/ and http://freedomleafinc.com/) were not responding. The company released this statement n response to numerous inquiries about the Read the full article…