Senator Diane Savino to Lead “New York State of Cannabis” Panel at CWCBExpo NY

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NEW JERSEY:  New York State’s recently announced study of legalizing marijuana will be discussed in a high level panel, “New York State of Cannabis,” at the 5th Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition, May 30 – June 2, at the Javits Center in New York. The panel will feature New York State Senator Diane Read the full article…

Cannabis Industry Needs To Know Packaging Laws

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CALIFORNIA: A leading expert has warned the fledgling Californian Cannabis industry that businesses could soon face heavy fines for breaking new laws they don’t fully understand. Brad Davis, Product Category Manager of Acorn Paper Cannabis Packaging, has warned that Proposition 65 has effectively changed the regulations already. As the legal cannabis industry is in a Read the full article…

Canadian Provincial Government Taps Spire Secure Logistics

The Company will be working with the provincial government to implement program system protocols for both retail and online sales of cannabis, focusing on the prevention of organized crime infiltration and black market diversion.

CANADA: Vancouver-based Friday Night Inc. announced today that its subsidiary, Spire Secure Logistics, is providing strategic advice and expertise to a Canadian provincial government for the design and implementation of security programs and infrastructure for the legal distribution and sale of cannabis. Spire is a leading provider of security consultation for the legal cannabis industry Read the full article…

Coachella Valley Is Cultivation Central For California Indoor

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By Stu Zakim CALIFORNIA: The Coachella Valley Cannabis Alliance Network (CVCAN) and its second annual cultivation conference this past weekend in Desert Springs CA painted a very positive picture of the state of cannabis cultivation. A series of panel conversations combined with a selection of vendors pointed to Desert Springs and the surrounding area becoming Read the full article…

John Boehner And Bill Weld To Join Acreage Board Of Directors

One of the nation’s largest, multi-state actively-managed cannabis corporations, announced the appointments of former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives John Boehner and former Governor of the State of Massachusetts Bill Weld to its Board of Advisors.

NEW YORK: Acreage Holdings, one of the nation’s largest, multi-state actively-managed cannabis corporations, announced the appointments of former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives John Boehner and former Governor of the State of Massachusetts Bill Weld to its Board of Advisors. As members of the Board, Speaker Boehner and Governor Weld will bring an immense, collective and unique Read the full article…

Leafbuyer Partners With DOPE Media

Leafbuyer Becomes the Official Cannabis Deals Partner to One of the Largest and Most Well-Known Cannabis Content Sites

COLORADO: Leafbuyer Technologies, a leading cannabis technology platform, has announced a new partnership with DOPE Media. The new partnership will significantly expand the reach of Leafbuyer’s deals platform to millions of new cannabis users across North America. Leafbuyer, a leading cannabis deals network, drives business to dispensaries and product clients through its online platform and network of sites. The announced 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…

Willie’s Reserve Available Now In California

Willie Nelson’s Legendary Stash of Cannabis Powered by Flow Kana

CALIFORNIA: Award-winning music legend and marijuana activist Willie Nelson announces the launch of his Willie’s Reserve cannabis brand in California. Flow Kana, the premier sustainable sun-grown cannabis provider that embraces the small farmer ecosystem, was selected as the Willie’s Reserve partner in California. Available in select California dispensaries now, cannabis enthusiasts can enjoy Willie’s Reserve Legendary Stash Read the full article…

Interest Remains High For Investment At New Jersey Cannabis Symposium

Money and investment were the theme at the second nj cannabis symposium

By Stu Zakim A crowd of over 300 Cannabis investment enthusiasts attended the second edition of the NJ Cannabis Symposium in Newark NJ last week to hear two panels discussing the financial and investment opportunities that are and will be available to people involved in the Cannabis industry in New Jersey. The hottest topics during the networking Read the full article…

Up Cannabis’ Niagara Facility Licensed For Cultivation

Up Cannabis to open Niagara facility

CANADA: Up Cannabis has received a producer’s license to cultivate its 160,000 sq. ft. automated greenhouse site in the Niagara region.  The license has a term of three-years and permits production at the Niagara Facility by Up Cannabis of: Dried and fresh Marihuana; Marihuana plants and seeds; Cannabis in its natural form: Cannabis Resin; and, Cannabis Read the full article…