Constellation Brands To Invest $4 Billion USD In Canopy Growth

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Expands Strategic Partnership to Accelerate Canopy Growth’s Global Expansion Plans  CANADA: Constellation Brands, a leading beverage alcohol company, and Canopy Growth, a leading diversified cannabis company have announced a significant expansion of their strategic partnership to position Canopy Growth as the global leader in cannabis production, branding, intellectual property and retailing. Constellation Brands will increase its ownership Read the full article…

IGC To Enter California Market With Hyalolex

IGC to Enter California Market with Hyalolex, its lead cannabis-based supplement for treating and managing Alzheimer’s patients.

MARYLAND: India Globalization Capital (IGC) has designated California as a priority market for Hyalolex, its lead cannabis-based supplement for treating and managing Alzheimer’s patients. “The cannabis market is showing explosive growth and we are aggressively moving forward with our vision of owning and marketing the leading brands for large medical indications such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, PTSD, Read the full article…

Oklahoma State Department of Health Names Twelve Member Medical Marijuana Food Safety Standards Board

OSDH Names Twelve Member Medical Marijuana Food Safety Standards Board -

OKLAHOMA: As required by SQ788, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) has appointed all 12 Oklahoma residents to the Medical Marijuana Food Safety Standards Board. Those members will provide recommendations for food safety standards for processing and handling medical marijuana. The members include a number of representatives from state, county and tribal government, the scientific community, marijuana industry Read the full article…

Roger Tilton’s Clarion Call To New Hampshire: “Let’s Be Tenth!”

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By Roger Tilton NEW HAMPSHIRE: Four years ago, I ran for state senate in the “First in the Nation Primary” state of New Hampshire on the theme: “Let’s be ‘Third in the Nation’ to legalize adult-use cannabis.” I lost. And so did New Hampshire. Since that election, every jurisdiction neighboring New Hampshire (save the Atlantic Read the full article…

Columbus Ohio Cannabis Marketplace Report

The latest Cannabis Marketplace Report highlights data from the Columbus, OH area.

OHIO: The latest Cannabis Marketplace Report highlights data from the Columbus, OH area. Based on large sample sizes that are weighted and balanced to represent the market, the report delivers insightful consumer data about cannabis users including more than 1,000 data points such as opinions, reasons for use, attitudes, types of cannabis products purchased and spending Read the full article…

Heady Vermont Hosts Second Annual Hemp Fest – Sept. 8-9 in Burke

Vermont Hemp Fest: September 8-9, 2018

VERMONT: Heady Vermont will host its second annual Vermont Hemp Fest, taking place September 8-9, 2018 at Burke Mountain Hotel and Conference Center in East Burke, Vermont. Already one of Vermont’s premiere cannabis events, Hemp Fest 2018 will feature two days of programming, including a keynote address from Oregon CBD’s Seth Crawford, Ph.D, agricultural, hemp and CBD exhibitors, Read the full article…

Sproutly Closes Acquisition of Infusion Biosciences Canada And SSM

Sproutly Closes Acquisition of Infusion Biosciences Canada and SSM

CANADA: Sproutly Canada has completed the acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of Infusion Biosciences Canada, according to a company press release. “We are extremely excited to finalize this Acquisition, enabling Sproutly to commercialize the APP Technology in major regulated markets around the world with innovative cannabis products that target the $50+ billion Read the full article…

Aphria Secures $25 Million Loan From WFCU Credit Union

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CANADA: Aphria has secured $25 million in debt financing from WFCU Credit Union, according to a company press release. The five-year term loan bears interest at 4.68%, has a 15-year amortization and was entered into on July 27, 2018. This is the second round of debt-financing secured by the Company from WFCU, having previously secured a $25 million five-year Read the full article…

Texas Medicine and Railroad Gin: Lessons From Prohibition

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By Michael A. Stusser The 18th Amendment revoked the sales and use of alcohol in the United States in 1919. Shocking as it may seem that such an act could become law, the roots of Prohibition were complex (people were drinking too damn much canned heat) – and misguided. The government created a campaign to Read the full article…

Acreage Holdings Closes $119 Million Private Round – Largest In U.S. Cannabis History

Acreage Holdings closes largest round in US Cannabis history

Company Announces Completion of Roll-up and Plans for Public Listing on Canadian Securities Exchange for Q3 2018 NEW YORK: Acreage Holdings, one of the United States’ largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators,  announced it has successfully closed its Series E funding round. The Company secured $119 million of capital and concurrently completed the rollup of control Read the full article…