Viola Launches Viola Cares With National Non-Profit Organization Root And Rebound

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Social Impact Initiative Aims to Destigmatize Minority Representation and Increase Social Equity Within the Cannabis Industry CALIFORNIA: Viola, a nationwide leader in the production and sale of premium quality cannabis products founded by NBA veteran Al Harrington, today announced the official launch of its social equity initiative - Viola Cares. Through education, equitable offerings, expungement, and incubation programs, Read the full article…

Acreage Announces Grand Opening Of The Botanist By Compassionate Care Foundation in Atlantic City

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The Botanist by Compassionate Care Foundation is the first The Botanist dispensary to open in the state of New Jersey NEW JERSEY:  Acreage Holdings, one of the largest vertically integrated, multi-state operators of cannabis licenses and assets in the U.S., today announced the opening of The Botanist by Compassionate Care Foundation on Saturday, February 22, 2020, Read the full article…

How Do Musicians Choice Of Weed Strain Affects Their Music?

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What do Willie Nelson and Snoop Dogg have in common? Their own cannabis strains! See how Artists’ favorite weed strains connect with their music. By Kate Patterson Over the years, Denver, Colorado, has gained the reputation for being the biggest ‘reefer town’ in the U.S. The “Mile High City” certainly has had its share of Read the full article…

Cresco Labs Names Former Molson Coors Marketing Executive Greg Butler Chief Commercial Office

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ILLINOIS: Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, today announced a high-profile leadership hire to support its steadfast commitment to building the most important cannabis company in the U.S. Greg Butler joins Cresco Labs as its first Chief Commercial Officer. Greg brings to Cresco Labs a strong Read the full article…

TILT Holdings’ Jupiter Research Announces Partnership With The Blinc Group

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Collaboration to Include Bespoke Vape Products and Partnership on Vaporization Regulatory and Compliance Legislation MASSACHUSETTS:  TILT Holdings Inc., a foundational technology cannabis platform comprised of assets to support brands worldwide, announced that its subsidiary Jupiter Research has partnered with The Blinc Group to offer bespoke vaporization devices to its clients as well as collaborate on industry innovations, cannabis vaping Read the full article…

The Arcview Group Launches First Member-Based Fund

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Cannabis-Focused Investor Network Announces The Arcview Collective Fund; Members to Participate in Investment Decisions CALIFORNIA:  The Arcview Group, the leading cannabis investment and market research network, announces the launch of its first member-based fund: the Arcview Collective Fund. Arcview members will have exclusive access to the fund led by Arcview Ventures Chief Investment Officer, Jeanne M. Sullivan Read the full article…

Taking The Lead On High In Times Square: Billboard Ad Spotlights Women In Cannabis

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Women in the cannabis industry are pioneering their messages further into the mainstream than ever before. Last year Honeysuckle Magazine, an award-winning, women-owned internationally distributed media company spearheaded an historic initiative that empowered cannabis brands to run on Times Square billboard for the first time in history. Among their landmark partners was luxury accessories company My Bud Read the full article…

ManifestSeven Acquires The People’s Kush, Further Expanding Retail Reach

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Cannabis delivery service provides access to broader Sacramento market CALIFORNIA: ManifestSeven, California’s first integrated omni-channel platform for legal cannabis, today announced the acquisition of The People’s Kush, a legal cannabis delivery service based in Davis, California. The People’s Kush will be integrated into M7’s retail arm Weden, which has storefront and delivery operations across the state, Read the full article…

Aphria Announces Closing Of $100 Million Strategic Investment From Institutional Investor

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CANADA: Aphria announced that it closed its previously announced strategic investment from an institutional investor for aggregate gross proceeds to the Company of C$100,000,001. Pursuant to the Offering, the Significant Investor has agreed to purchase 14,044,944 units of the Company at a price of C$7.12 per unit. Each unit is comprised of one common share of Aphria and Read the full article…

Global Cannabis Market to Hit $42.7 Billion By 2024, According To Updated Report From Arcview Group, BDS Analytics

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COLORADO: Legal cannabis sales grew 45.7% to $14.9 billion in 2019, led primarily by adult-use markets in Canada, California and Massachusetts, and supplemented by the unique approach to medical markets in Florida and Oklahoma, according to the “2020 Update to The State of Legal Cannabis Markets” (SOLCM) report released today from Arcview Market Research (“Arcview Group”) and BDS Analytics. Read the full article…