Eaze Raises Additional $27 Million

“Eaze is one of the strongest investment opportunities in the rapidly growing cannabis industry,” said David Chao, General Partner of DCM Ventures.

CALIFORNIA: Cannabis technology companyEaze has announced an additional $27 million in Series B financing, led by Bailey Capital with participation from DCM Ventures, Kaya Ventures and FJ Labs. The latest round brings Eaze’s total funding to $52 million. Eaze will use the financing for continued expansion throughout California and other states, to provide safe, convenient and professional 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…

Study: No Link Between Cumulative Cannabis Use And Kidney Disease

No Link Between Cumulative Cannabis Use And Kidney Disease

CALIFORNIA:  Neither current nor the long-term cumulative use of cannabis is associated with negative effects on the kidneys, according to longitudinal data published online ahead of print in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Investigators at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco assessed the impact of past Read the full article…

Terra Tech Signs LOI To Acquire Cannabis Cultivation & Production Facilities In Nevada

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CALIFORNIA: Terra Tech, a vertically integrated, cannabis-focused agriculture company, announced that it has signed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire 50% of NuLeaf Sparks Cultivation LLC and NuLeaf Reno Production LLC. The acquisition is expected to fast track Terra Tech’s cultivation and production facilities allowing them to introduce their IVXX wholesale brand as well as Read the full article…

Marley Natural Launches New ‘Studio’ Line Of Cannabis Flower In California

Marley Natural Launches Studio brand in CA

CALIFORNIA: Marley Natural, the official Bob Marley cannabis brand, today announced the debut of Studio, a new line of cannabis flower available in California. Inspired by the collaborations that brought Bob Marley’s music to life, Marley Natural Studio strains are masterpieces of modern indoor herb, created with gifted producers who share our positive vision for artistry, Read the full article…

Orchid Essentials, National Cannabis Brand Launches In California

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CALIFORNIA:  Orchid Essentials, an Irvine based national cannabis brand is launching in California on Saturday August 26th at 420 Central, a premier Santa Ana dispensary. Orchid launched in Oregon on August 15th and has seen incredible market response to their lineup of products. Orchid’s mission is Creating the Highest Standards in the Cannabis Industry and Read the full article…

Tilray Announces Second Facility To Meet Rapidly Growing Global Demand For Medical Cannabis

Total output to increase to 51 metric tonnes annually by end of 2018

CANADA: Tilray Canada Ltd., a global leader in medical cannabis research and production, has announced that it will invest, through an affiliated entity, up to $30 million in a second cultivation and processing facility located in Enniskillen, Ontario. The two facilities will generate a combined production capacity of up to 51 metric tonnes per year, which will Read the full article…

California’s First Wine & Weed Symposium Major Success

“Our goals were to educate the wine industry on the current state of legalization of cannabis and to establish a dialogue between the two industries,”

CALIFORNIA:  The Wine Industry Network (WIN) hosted nearly 500 people to the first Wine & Weed Symposium on August 3rd at the Hyatt Vineyard Creek in Santa Rosa, CA. The one-day business focused conference was intended to create a dialogue between the wine and cannabis industries and examine the impact that the legalization of recreational cannabis Read the full article…

American Green Purchases Town Of Nipton, California, With Plans To Develop Premier Cannabis Hospitality Destination

"The Cannabis Revolution that's going on here in the US, has the power to completely revitalize communities in the same way gold did during the 19th century. This acquisition allows us to channel the myriad interests in cannabis production and consumption for an immediate positive impact to this community's members and to cannabis consumers across the country. As industry leaders since 2009, we are thrilled to begin work on this first-of-its-kind eco-tourism experience for conscious cannabis consumers."

ARIZONA: American Green, Inc. has announced its purchase of the town of Nipton, California, a 100-year-old community in San Bernardino county, and intends to modernize it into the country’s first energy-independent, cannabis-friendly hospitality destination — all while retaining its historic look and value. As the second oldest and the largest publicly-traded cannabis company in the US (with over Read the full article…