Tilray To Acquire Manitoba Harvest, The World’s Largest Hemp Food Company

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Acquisition unites cannabis pioneer with leading natural food CPG company to create hemp and CBD-infused food and wellness products for North America CANADA: Tilray, a global leader in cannabis research, cultivation, production and distribution, has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which Tilray will acquire all of the issued and outstanding securities Read the full article…

Cresco Labs Acquires And Opens Hope Heal Health Dispensary In Bristol County, Massachusetts

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ILLINOIS: Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, today announced the opening of the Hope Heal Health Dispensary (HHH) in Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts. Cresco Labs entered in to a definitive merger agreement with HHH for its Massachusetts cultivation, manufacturing, processing, and dispensary operations at the end Read the full article…

CannaTech Tel Aviv 2019 Returns April 1-3, 2019

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ISRAEL: Israel’s CannaTech conference returns to Tel Aviv, the global capital of medical cannabis –  a place where innovative Israeli researchers and scientists, high tech experts and “Start-Up Nation” entrepreneurs have fused their knowledge and skills with other world leaders in the industry to develop cutting edge expertise. The main events will take place at Trask, in the Read the full article…

Tilray Increases Cannabis Supply With Acquisition Of Natura Naturals Holdings

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CANADA: Tilray, a global leader in cannabis research, cultivation, production and distribution, announced the closing of a previously announced definitive agreement to acquire all of the issued and outstanding securities of Natura Naturals Holdings, the parent company of a licensed cultivator of cannabis. Moving forward, the Natura facility will operate under the name High Park Read the full article…

New Cannabis Tour Company Is Now Booking Tours To Mendocino.

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CALIFORNIA: Locally owned NorCal Tour Company, Inc announced today that it is now booking tours of California Cannabis Country with its new Mendocino Experience Cannabis Tour. The tour is based on the Northern California wine tour model, taking tourists to licensed legal cannabis farms as well as an inside look at the Northern California cannabis industry. Read the full article…

Ohio Medical Marijuana Sales Figures — February 17, 2019


OHIO: The following are program sales totals from 1/16/2019 to 2/17/2019: Total sales: $947,056 Total volume of product sold: 126 pounds The Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program will provide weekly sales figures through April 1st after which a monthly report will be made available. Patient registration information will continue to be reported on a monthly Read the full article…

420MEDIA Trailblazers In Cannabis: Sharon Letts Founder Of Secret Garden Productions

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Digital marketing agency 420MEDIA and the Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) have joined forces to create a series highlighting entrepreneurs trailblazing the cannabis scene. Each week, we’ll profile a noteworthy business pioneer, and ask each 5 questions.  This week’s featured trailblazer is Sharon Letts, Founder of Secret Garden Productions Tell us about your company? My company Read the full article…

South Dakota Governor Noem Encourages Legislators To Table Industrial Hemp Discussions


SOUTH DAKOTA: Governor Kristi Noem asked the South Dakota legislature to table discussions on legalizing industrial hemp this legislative session. “South Dakota is not ready for industrial hemp production,” said Noem. “There are still questions about the impact on public safety, enforcement, and costs to the taxpayers. We need to see federal guidelines when they are issued Read the full article…

Governor Evers Announces Proposal to Reform Wisconsin’s Marijuana Laws

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WISCONSIN:  Governor Tony Evers today announced that his budget will include proposals to legalize medical marijuana, decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use, establish an expungement procedure for individuals who have completed their sentence or probation for possession, and align Wisconsin’s laws on cannabidiol, also known as CBD oil, with federal standards. The Read the full article…

Ohio Board of Pharmacy Awards Dispensary Certificates Of Operation In Elryia & Jackson


OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy has awarded a Dispensary Certificate of Operation to Clubhouse Dispensary, located at 709 Sugar Ln., Elyria. and to Buckeye Botanicals LLC, located at 3 Acy Ave., Jackson. List of all Dispensary Certificates of Operation