420MEDIA Trailblazers In Cannabis: Leo Bridgewater, Co-Founder CannaGatherNJ

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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, we’re pleased to introduce you to featured trailblazer Leo Bridgewater, co-founder of Cannagather NJ. Tell us about Read the full article…

Tilray To Acquire Natura Naturals Holdings For Up To C$70 Million Subject To Performance Milestones

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CANADA: Tilray, a global leader in cannabis research, cultivation, production and distribution, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all of the issued and outstanding securities of Natura Naturals Holdings, the parent company of a licensed cultivator of cannabis. As a result of the acquisition, if completed, Tilray will obtain Natura’s 662,000 square-foot Read the full article…

Aphria And UNOapp To Partner On Technology And Analytics Solutions For The Adult-Use Cannabis Industry

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CANADA: Aphria recently entered into an exclusive agreement with Toronto-based UNOapp to collaborate on the development of technology and analytics solutions for Canada’s adult-use cannabis industry.   “With our innovation-focused approach, Aphria is setting the pace for the evolution of the adult-use cannabis industry in Canada,” said Jakob Ripshtein, President of Aphria. “Our industry’s long-term future will be driven by consumer-centric, innovation-led product, brand and technology solutions. We are excited for this collaboration with a fantastic technology partner in UNOapp and look forward Read the full article…

Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program Generates First Day Sales Of $75K

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OHIO: On January 16, 2018, four Ohio dispensaries began selling medical marijuana to patients and caregivers. The following are the first day sales figures. Total sales: $75,000 The total volume of product sold: 8.7 pounds

Acreage Holdings’ Partner, Greenleaf Apothecaries, Opens The Botanist Dispensary In Canton, Ohio

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NEW YORK: Acreage Holdings, the United States’ largest vertically integrated, multi-state cannabis operator according to public filings, announced Greenleaf Apothecaries has opened its first “The Botanist” medical cannabis dispensary in Canton, OH. Acreage maintains a Management Services Agreement with Greenleaf that delivers Acreage’s operational expertise, product development capabilities, and “The Botanist” retail dispensary brand. Greenleaf Read the full article…

Cresco Labs Continues First To Market Strategy In Ohio By Facilitating First Legal Sale Of Medical Marijuana

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OHIO: Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, today announced the opening and first legal sale of medical marijuana in the state of Ohio at its CY+ dispensary, making this the second state medical marijuana program in which the Company has been first to market. “In Ohio, we Read the full article…

420MEDIA Trailblazers In Cannabis: Home Grown ORegonicX Founders Angela & Jared Panks

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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 profile a noteworthy business pioneer and ask each 5 questions. This week’s featured trailblazers are Angela and Jared Panks, founders of Home Grown ORegonicX. Tell us about your Company Our farm, Home Read the full article…

Marketing Thru Marijuana: Differentiate or Die

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This is the year that hippie cannabis dies. Woodstock is 50, and has just licensed its name to mega-retailer MedMen.  Hemp is newly de-scheduled and igniting the imaginations of farmers and investors excited about the global opportunity.  Pot Culture has become Pop Culture as legalization has spread coast-to-coast and pushed marijuana into the mainstream. For grassroots marketers who Read the full article…

Harvest Will Be Awarded Ohio Medical Marijuana Processor License

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ARIZONA:  Harvest Health & Recreation, a vertically integrated public cannabis company with one of the largest footprints in the U.S., announced the Ohio Department of Commerce, pending background checks, will award the company a provisional processor license under Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Control Program. The application scored among the top 26 after being judged on a series Read the full article…

Weekend Unlimited Acquires Canna Candys And Canna Medibles

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CANADA: Weekend Unlimited has announced the closing of its acquisition of the remaining 20% of California’s Canna Candys and Canna Medibles that it did not previously own. Pursuant to the original purchase and sales agreement dated September 20, 2018, Company paid US $360,000 in cash and issued 5,106,383 shares at a deemed price of $0.094 per Read the full article…