INDIVA and Bhang Corporation Create Canadian and International Joint Venture

INDIVA Acquires Approximately 5% of Bhang Corporation

CANADA: INDIVA Limited has announced a 50/50 joint venture with, and a USD $1 million investment into, Bhang Corporation, an award-winning licensor of cannabis and CBD edibles and concentrates. The joint venture, which is managed by INDIVA, has exclusive rights to manufacture and sell Bhang products in Canada and the right to export those products internationally. Bhang is an intellectual Read the full article…

Wurk Raises $3.2 Million In Bridge Funding Round

The company, which helps cannabis companies manage payroll, human resources, timekeeping, scheduling and tax compliance, streamlines operations and minimizes compliance risks in the ever-changing cannabis regulatory environment.

COLORADO: Wurk, the workforce management company for the cannabis industry, has raised $3.2 million in a bridge funding round, with participation from both new and returning investors, including Poseidon Asset Management, which led the round, as well as Phyto Partners, Altitude Investment Partners, Arcview Investor Network and Arcadian Fund. According to a company press release, Wurk will utilize the new Read the full article…

MRX Announces Next Generation CO2 Cannabis Extraction System

MRX introduces ew cannabis/hemp extractor.

OREGON:  MRX Xtractors has introduced the MRX 100C extractor—its newest commercial extraction technology targeting the ever-expanding cannabis and hemp industry. The demand for extracted cannabis and hemp has reached unprecedented levels. Along with the increase in demand, the industry faces strict regulations and high-quality expectations. Previous technology has not been able to keep up with maintaining a Read the full article…

Focus On Finance And Investment At NJ Cannabis Symposium March 29th

NJ Cannabis Symposium

NEW JERSEY: Taxes, banking and investment will be he the focus of the second event  in NJ Cannabis Symposium Series, which returns to the NJPAC in Newark, on March 29 from 4:30-8:30pm. Building on the success of its January program, which brought over 800 budding Cannabis entrepreneurs together to explore the Cannabis industry in NJ, the Read the full article…

Tilray Exports Medical Cannabis To South Africa

Tilray goes to South Africa

First-ever export of plant-derived cannabinoid product to the continent of Africa CANADA: Tilray, a global pioneer in cannabis cultivation, processing and distribution, today announced that it has successfully exported medical cannabis products to South Africa for nationwide distribution to qualified patients through pharmacies. Tilray’s product is the first cannabinoid-based product derived from the cannabis plant that has Read the full article…

Legal Cannabis Market Projected To Grow As Customer Base Expands

Marijuana is big business

NEW YORK: According to a recent report from Brightfield Group, the global cannabis market is presently worth $7.7 billion and is projected to reach $31.4 billion by 2021. The United States accounts for about 90 percent of the whole market. But the U.S. domination of the market is expected to decrease to approximately 57 percent due to legalization of cannabis products in Read the full article…

The Cannabrander With Ben Weinberg: Lessons From The Women Grow Leadership Summit

As a non-traditional impact investment vehicle, WG fulfills a social mission using a for-profit structure.

By Benjamin Weinberg COLORADO: Hundreds of established and up-and-coming cannabis industry leaders came together to share stories and insights in Denver, Colorado, on February 1-2, 2018, at the Women Grow Leadership Summit (WGLS). During two intense days of learning and networking, they connected, educated, and empowered each other at the largest industry largest gathering focused Read the full article…

NE’s Largest Cannabis Convention Returns To Boston March 24-25, 2018

NECANN comes to Rhode Island Oct 28 & 29

MASSACHUSETTS: The 4th Annual New England Cannabis Convention, hosted by the NECANN, will return to the Hynes Convention Center on Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25. With over 5,000 attendees, 200+ industry exhibitors, and 120+ local and national speakers, the New England Cannabis Convention will be the largest Cannabis and Hemp Industry event ever Read the full article…

MYM Signs MOU With Colombian Medical Cannabis Company

MYM signes MOU with Columbian cultivator

CANADA: MYM Nutraceuticals has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with NEWCANNA, a leading Colombian medical cannabis company. MYM and NEWCANNA are proposing to form a new, jointly-owned company in Colombia to focus on the large-scale commercial cultivation and transformation of cannabis and hemp for medical, scientific and industrial purposes, and export to worldwide markets. NEWCANNA has agreements in Read the full article…

The Wink In Weed: Why You Should Join Me At CCC PDX

CCC PDX is Jan 24 & 25

By David Rheins 2018 will be a crucial year for the legal cannabis industry.  Five years after the first adult-use marijuana marketplaces opened in Colorado and Washington, our industry has grown large and gone mainstream.  Big and getting bigger, with the opening of the California and Nevada markets, Oregon is now part of a contiguous legal Read the full article…