Alternative Health To Acquire Kare MMJ, Operators of Bionic Bee Extracts In California

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CANADA: Alternate Health Corp., an international leader in technology solutions for the regulated cannabis industry, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in California cannabis company Kare MMJ. As part of the agreement, Alternate Health will also acquire Bionic Bee, California’s premiere flavoured cannabis extract manufacturer. The acquisition will give the Read the full article…

Weekend Unlimited Enters Retail Cannabis Space In Alberta, Canada

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The Northern Lights Supply 6,500 sq. ft. retail operation is based in Alberta with opening planned for December 2018 CANADA: Weekend Unlimited has announced that it has entered into an arms-length agreement which provides Weekend the option to acquire 49% of a retail cannabis store located in Nisku, Alberta. Northern Lights Supply is situated in Nisku, Alberta, Read the full article…

420MEDIA Trailblazers In Cannabis: Scheril Murray Powell, Esq., President of Green Sustainable Strong

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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 Scheril Murray Powell, Esq., President of Green Sustainable Strong, LLC. 1. Tell us about Read the full article…

Washington Liquor And Cannabis Board Issues First Marijuana Research License

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WASHINGTON: The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) has issued the state’s first license to produce, process and possess marijuana for research purposes. The license was issued to Verda Bio Research in Seattle, who are conducting research on cannabinoid-based therapeutics. “This is an important milestone for Washington’s marijuana industry,” said Director Rick Garza. “We’re Read the full article…

Study: CBD-Rich Cannabis Mitigates Symptoms In Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder

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ISRAEL: The daily administration of CBD-dominant cannabis extracts is associated with improved outcomes in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and severe behavioral problems, according to clinical data published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Israeli researchers assessed the efficacy of whole-plant cannabis extracts in a cohort of children with ASD. Participants were administered extracts containing a Read the full article…

From Niche To Normal – Cannabis Use Becoming More Accepted In The United States

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NEW YORK: Growing numbers of consumers support the legalization of cannabis in some form and a majority believes it has a positive impact on the economy, according to the newly released 2018 Fall Cannabis Culture Poll, developed jointly by leading global communications agency BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), PSB Research and Civilized, a premium media and lifestyle Read the full article…

Evergreen Market Expands Cannabis Cookbook Distribution For The Holidays

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WASHINGTON: Evergreen Market, one of Washington’s top cannabis retail operations, today announced it is expanding the distribution options for “Cannabis & the Art of Infusion: An Elevated Cookbook,” which it initially launched with Chef Ricky Flickenger in limited release in mid-2018. Just in time for the holidays, the cookbook is now available for purchase at Walmart.com and Amazon. Since Read the full article…

Incoming House Rules Chairman Pledges To Allow Floor Votes On Marijuana-Related Amendments

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Representative. Jim McGovern (D-Massachusetts) says that he will permit federal lawmakers to debate and vote on marijuana-related amendments when he assumes control of the House Rules Committee in 2019. “Unlike my predecessor, I’m not going to block amendments for marijuana,” he said. “Citizens are passing ballot initiatives, legislatures are passing laws, and we need Read the full article…

Senate Majority Leader: Farm Bill Will Lift Federal Hemp Ban

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) reaffirmed on Friday that provisions lifting the federal prohibition of hemp will be included in the engrossed language of H.R. 2: The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (aka the 2018 Farm Bill). The must-pass legislation is currently being debated by leadership in conference committee. “If there’s a Farm Read the full article…

Sproutly Signs LOI With Largest Caribbean Medical Cannabis Producer To Sell Infused Beverages And Oil

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CANADA: Sproutly Canada has entered into a letter of intent with Global Canna Labs Limited, the Caribbean’s largest medical cannabis producer, to establish a joint venture for the purpose of developing, producing, distributing, marketing and selling cannabis infused beverages, edibles and topical products derived from Sproutly’s fully licensed, APP Technology. “Partnering with Global Canna Labs on this Read the full article…