MedMen Signs Definitive Agreement For The Acquisition Of PharmaCann

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CALIFORNIA: MedMen Enterprises and Chicago-based PharmaCann announce that they have entered into a definitive business combination agreement pursuant to which MedMen and PharmaCann will combine their respective businesses. Under the Business Combination Agreement, a newly formed holding company (“New MedMen”) will acquire (a) all of the securities of PharmaCann in exchange for subordinate voting shares of New Read the full article…

New MJBA PSA Reminds Us: Everything Plastic Can Be Made From Hemp

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NEVADA: The Marijuana Business Association (MJBA), a leading national cannabis business organization and publishers of this website, today launched a national PSA campaign to raise awareness among industry professionals of the many uses of hemp, particularly as an alternative to eco-unfriendly plastics. “Everything plastic can be made from hemp” reads the headline of the series — Read the full article…

FSD Pharma Announces Strategic Investment In Toronto’s Huge Shops

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FSD Pharma Announces Strategic Investment in Huge Shops CANADA: FSD Pharma has completed a strategic investment of $1.3 million or just under 9.9% in Huge Shops, a Toronto-based cannabis retailer. Huge Shops has a strategic alliance with Chairman’s Brands, parent company of Coffee Time, a well-established operator of retail coffee shops with more than 75 locations in Read the full article…

Cresco Labs Continues Illinois Expansion With Acquisition Of Two Dispensaries

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ILLINOIS: Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, today announced that it has signed dual definitive agreements to acquire licensed Illinois medical cannabis dispensaries MedMar Rockford and MedMar Lakeview, located in the popular Wrigleyville neighborhood of Chicago. These will be Cresco Labs’ fourth and fifth dispensary acquisitions, respectively, Read the full article…

AB InBev And Tilray Announce Research Partnership Focused On Non-Alcohol THC And CBD Beverages

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New Partnership to Focus on Research that will Guide Responsible Innovation CANADA: AB InBev, the world’s leading brewer, and Tilray, a global pioneer in cannabis production and distribution, announced a partnership to research non-alcohol beverages containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). The partnership is limited to Canada and decisions regarding the commercialization of the beverages will Read the full article…

Worldwide Facilities Hires Norman Ives As Broker & Cannabis Specialist In Its NutraRisk Division

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CALIFORNIA: Worldwide Facilities has expanded the resources and institutional knowledge of its NutraRisk division, which specializes in Cannabis, Nutraceuticals and Dietary Supplements insurance coverage, with the addition of Norman Ives to its brokerage team. As a founding member of the national Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) and a Board Member of Washington’s Cannabis Alliance, Ives is Read the full article…

BEYOND / HELLO Wins 9 New Dispensary Permits For Phase II Of Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program

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First State-Approved Center City Philadelphia Medical Marijuana Dispensary To Open In January 2019 PENNSYLVANIA:BEYOND / HELLO, a leading cannabis dispensary company focused on bringing the best personalized treatments and products to customers, has been issued nine new permits in the Phase II of the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program, bringing its state-total to 12 dispensary permits. New state permits Read the full article…

Cresco Labs Wins Second License In Pennsylvania For Three Additional Dispensaries

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ILLINOIS: Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, today announced that it has been awarded a second merit-based license for dispensary operations in Pennsylvania. The permit allows Cresco Labs six months in which to become operational before it can begin dispensing medical marijuana. The Company is licensed for three Read the full article…

Tilray Signs Global Collaboration Agreement With Leading Pharmaceutical Company

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CANADA: Tilray Canada, a subsidiary of Tilray, a global pioneer in the production, research, and distribution of medical cannabis, announced today that it entered into a global framework agreement to collaborate with C, a global leader in generic pharmaceuticals and biosimilars and a part of Novartis group, to increase availability of high quality medical cannabis products Read the full article…

Weekend Unlimited Appoints Paul Chu President & CEO

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Company appoints seasoned consumer packaged goods leader to bring and grow acquired brands to Canada, Jamaica, the United States and other international markets CANADA: Weekend Unlimited announced the appointment of Mr. Paul Chu to the role of President and CEO. As an Executive and Entrepreneur, Mr. Chu brings over 25 years of success across a Read the full article…