Hightimes Holding Corp. Names Former Overstock.com President As New CEO

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CALIFORNIA: Hightimes Holding Corp., the owner of the most well-known brand in Cannabis, today announced the naming of Stormy Simon, former President of Overstock.com, Inc., as its new Chief Executive Officer. The move comes as the company prepares to develop its physical and virtual distribution businesses. Having spent the last year acquiring Cannabis media publications and Read the full article…

FSD Pharma To Begin Trading On The NASDAQ Capital Market Under Symbol ‘HUGE’ January 9, 2020

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CANADA: FSD Pharma Inc. today announced that its Class B Subordinate Voting Shares (the “Shares”) have been approved for listing on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol ‘HUGE’. Trading on the NASDAQ is expected to commence at market open on Thursday, January 9, 2020. The Company’s Shares will continue to be listed on the Canadian Read the full article…

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Awards Third Dispensary Certificate Of Operation In Cincinnati

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OHIO:  The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today awarded a Dispensary Certificate of Operation to Have a Heart Cincy, located at 8420 Vine St., Cincinnati. The Board has now issued 47 Dispensary Certificates of Operation. The interactive map of Dispensaries with Certificates of Operation will be updated within two business days.

Tilray Exports First-Ever Shipment Of Medical Cannabis Allowed Into Israel

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CANADA: Tilray, a global pioneer in cannabis research, cultivation, production and distribution, today announced it has entered into an agreement with Canndoc Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of InterCure Ltd., through its wholly-owned subsidiary Tilray Portugal Unipessoal Lda., to export a wholesale shipment of up to 2.5 tonnes of medical cannabis from Portugal to Israel. The shipment, Read the full article…

Cresco Labs Makes History On January 1st With First Sale Of Adult-Use Cannabis In Illinois

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ILLINOIS: Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multistate cannabis operators in the United States, announced today that the Company served 3,145 people on New Year’s Day at its five Sunnyside* Dispensaries located in Lakeview, Elmwood Park, Champaign, Buffalo Grove and Rockford, Illinois. Sunnyside* also sold 9,258 cannabis products, including Cresco’s house of brands and Read the full article…

WSLCB Issues Emergency License Suspension For Herban Legends In Seattle

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WASHINGTON: The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) issued an emergency suspension and revocation of marijuana retailer “Herban Legends,” License No. 420291, located at 55 Bell St. Suite 100, Seattle, WA 98121. The licensee has held a marijuana retail license since February 2016. This emergency suspension follows complaints from employees, vendors, nearby businesses and Read the full article…

Illegal Marijuana Sales & Other License Violations Prompt WSLCB To Issue Emergency License Suspension For The Smoke Shop In White Center

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WASHINGTON: The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) today issued a Board Order of Suspension for The Smoke Shop after an investigation found multiple violations of their state licenses and violations of state and federal drug laws. The suspension is for the licensee listed below: The Smoke Shop: 9817 16th Ave SW, Seattle WA  Read the full article…

How To Begin Investing In Marijuana

Medical marijuana is close to being back in the hands of Florida voters, but this time the amendment has new wording.

With the legalization of marijuana in specific areas of Canada and the United States, you may be interested in investing in this high-growth industry. To understand the best way to do this, you need to know about the different types of marijuana stocks and what you should look for when you’re investing. Understanding the Different Read the full article…

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Awards Dispensary Certificate Of Operation In Lakewood

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OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today awarded a Dispensary Certificate of Operation to Rise, located at 11818 Madison Ave., Lakewood. The Board has now issued 46 Dispensary Certificates of Operation. The interactive map of Dispensaries with Certificates of Operation will be updated within two business days.

USDA Extends U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program Interim Final Rule Comment Period To January 29, 2020

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending the comment period for the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program interim final rule until Jan. 29, 2020, to allow stakeholders additional time to provide feedback. USDA published the interim final rule on Oct. 31, 2019, as authorized by the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (2018 Farm Bill). Read the full article…