Tilray Announces Support For Study Examining Effects Of Driving Under The Influence Of Cannabis

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CANADA: Tilray, a global leader in cannabis research and production, announced that it has partnered with researchers at the Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics at the University of Sydney to complete a study examining the effects of cannabis on driving and cognitive function. “The Effects of Medicinal Cannabinoids on Driving” study was a double blind, placebo-controlled Read the full article…

Sproutly Taps New President From Anheuser-Busch InBev And Kimberley-Clark

Sproutly Taps Bryan Semkuley As New President

CANADA: Sproutly Canada has tapped senior marketer Bryan Semkuley as President of Sproutly to accelerate the Company’s strategic objectives of becoming a leading cannabis formulations company focused on beverages. “We are pleased that Mr. Semkuley has chosen to join the leadership team of Sproutly as President,” said Keith Dolo, CEO and Chairman of Sproutly.  “Bryan brings significant experience Read the full article…

Tilray Announces New Subsidiary Tilray Latin America

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Recently acquired subsidiary Alef Biotechnology officially renamed Tilray Latin America CANADA:  – Tilray, a global leader in cannabis research and production, today announced that after completing an acquisition of its existing import and distribution partner Alef Biotechnology SpA, the company has officially relaunched as Tilray Latin America SpA, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tilray. Tilray Latin America Read the full article…

FSD Pharma Achieves Over 4 Billion Shares Traded In First 6 Months

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CANADA:  FSD Pharma announced today that the Company has traded over four Billion Class B subordinate voting shares in its first six months of trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange. During the period of May 29, 2018 to November 29, 2018, the Company traded exactly 4,041,346,300 Class B subordinate voting shares on the CSE. This Read the full article…

Growpacker Announces Partnership With InterContinental Beverage Capital

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CANADA: Growpacker Inc., a contract manufacturer of various THC and CBD infused edibles and beverages in the United States, has announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with InterContinental Beverage Capital. IBC is a New York-based advisory and merchant banking firm with representative offices in Atlanta, Boca Raton, Los Angeles, and Lugano, Switzerland. The firm’s founders Read the full article…

Sproutly Adds Former Pernod Ricard Beverage Executive To Advisory Board

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CANADA: Sproutly Canada has announced the appointment of Constantine Constandis to the Advisory Board.   Mr. Constandis is a global C-level executive with over 34 years of experience in the wine and spirits industry in Canada, USA, Europe and Asia. Mr. Constandis was a former senior executive with Pernod Ricard SA, the €37B publicly traded producer of wine and Read the full article…

FSD Pharma Appoints Top GW Pharmaceuticals Executive As Chief Executive Officer

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Management addition comes as FSD accelerates specialty cannabinoid pharmaceutical global expansion strategy CANADA:  FSD Pharma announced today the appointment of Rupert Haynes as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Haynes is a highly accomplished healthcare executive with nearly three decades of global pharmaceutical experience having most recently held the position of Head of Global Marketing at GW Pharmaceuticals Read the full article…

Canada: Police Report No Change In Drugged Driving Behavior Following Marijuana Legalization

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CANADA: Canadian police agencies have not reported an uptick in incidences of marijuana-impaired driving in the initial weeks following its legalization, according to an analysis by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). Legislation legalizing marijuana use and retail sales took effect on October 17. Police agencies in numerous cities and provinces – including Manitoba, Newfoundland, Regina, and Vancouver – Read the full article…

Health Canada Releases New Data On Cannabis Use In Canada

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2018 Survey provides a snapshot of Canadians’ knowledge, attitudes and behaviours related to cannabis before the law changed CANADA:The old approach to cannabis did not work. It let criminals and organized crime profit, while failing to keep cannabis out of the hands of Canadian youth. In many cases, it has been easier for our kids Read the full article…

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…