Cresco Labs Named A 2019 Best Place To Work By Crain’s Chicago Business

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ILLINOIS: Cresco Labs Inc., one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, today announced that it was named one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in Chicago. Crain’s Chicago Business partnered with Best Companies Group to identify companies that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees. Since 2008, Crain’s has highlighted the local Read the full article…

CBD For Anxiety: The Best Products on the Market Today

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Health enthusiasts attest to the broad range of CBD benefits that hemp-derived products provide. While more scientific research is encouraged, the existing research, as well as the anecdotal evidence from users, suggests that cannabidiol is an excellent pharmaceutical alternative for treating ailments like pain, anxiety, depression, and more–for example, the FDA has approved a CBD Read the full article…

China’s Thalys And iCAN: Israel-Cannabis Sign MOU For Co-Investment In Cannabis & Hemp Related Startups

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ISRAEL: Thalys Medical Technology, a leading Chinese healthcare conglomerate listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (603716.SS), signed a Memorandum of Understanding with iCAN Israel-Cannabis, Israel’s leading medical cannabis incubator. Thalys and iCAN will come together to create a unique partnership to advance the development of early stage incubated companies that focus on the creation of medical technology, Read the full article…

Cresco Labs Continues Its Illinois Expansion With Regulatory Approval For Three Dispensaries

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ILLINOIS: Cresco Labs Inc., one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, today announced that it received approval from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) for Cresco’s previously announced acquisitions of licensed medical cannabis dispensaries MedMar Rockford and MedMar Lakeview, located in the popular Wrigleyville neighborhood of Chicago. The IDFPR also Read the full article…

Acreage Holdings Appoints Corey Burchman, MD As Chief Medical Officer

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Former Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth Clinician and Researcher Brings Expertise in Clinical Cannabinoid Therapeutics to Guide Multi-State Cannabis Operator NEW YORK: Acreage Holdings,  announced the appointment of Corey Burchman, MD as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Burchman will oversee development of an Acreage medical advisory board, assist in developing patient outreach programs, and serve Read the full article…

420MEDIA Trailblazers In Cannabis: Rosemarie Moyeno Matos and Jessica F. Gonzalez, Founding Partners At Moyeno Gonzalez & Associates PC

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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 Tuesday, we profile a noteworthy business pioneer, and ask each 5 questions. This week’s featured trailblazers are Rosemarie Moyeno Matos and Jessica F. Gonzalez, Founding Partners at Moyeno Gonzalez & Associates PC. Tell us about Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana: A Seed of Doubt

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Quality marijuana seeds are the staple of a healthy crop, but they may serve some other health-minded purposes as well. Marijuana throughout history has had its highs and lows. Please excuse the pun. But the devil’s lettuce hasn’t also been property of satan himself. For years, marijuana cultivated and used for a number of different Read the full article…

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Publishes Updated Patient & Caregiver Numbers For March 2019

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OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today published updated patient & caregiver numbers for March 2019. These numbers include: 28,275 Recommendations 24,556 Registered patients with recommendations 1,947 Patients with Veteran Status 895 Patients with Indigent Status 128 Patients with a Terminal Diagnosis 9,855 Unique patients who purchased medical marijuana (as reported to OARRS by Read the full article…

Ohio Medical Marijuana Sales Figures — March 31, 2010

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OHIO: The following are program sales totals from 1/16/2019 to 3/31/2019: Total Sales: $2,884,096 Amount: 382 lbs Please be advised that this is the last weekly sales update. The Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program will now provide sales figures monthly. Patient registration information for March will be posted later this week.

POSaBIT Begins Trading On The Canadian Securities Exchange

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CANADA: POSaBIT Systems Corporation, a leading financial technology company delivering unique blockchain-enabled payment processing and point-of-sale systems for cash-only businesses with a focus on the cannabis industry, today announced that following the completion of its reverse takeover transaction it has begun trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) under the ticker “PBIT”. “This is a significant Read the full article…