NBC Miami Report: Potency Of Commercially Marketed CBD Products Questioned

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FLORIDA: Independent testing reveals that many commercially marketed CBD-infused products contain lower percentages of cannabidiol than are advertised on the products’ label, according to an investigation conducted by NBC News in Miami. Investigators submitted 35 commercially available products for third-party independent lab testing. “Of the 35 samples … tested, 20 of them had less than half of the Read the full article…

Florida: Governor Demands Lawmakers Lift Ban On Smoked Cannabis

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FLORIDA: Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis last week told lawmakers to lift a legislatively imposed prohibition on the inhalation of medical cannabis. Lawmakers imposed the ban in 2017 in response to the passage of a voter-approved constitutional amendment legalizing the use and dispensing of medical cannabis. The ban prohibits registered patients from possessing marijuana “in a form for smoking” Read the full article…

Benzinga’s 2nd Annual Cannabis Capital Conference to Draw Key Players in the Burgeoning Industry

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FLORIDA: North America’s leading cannabis entrepreneurs and investors will flock to beautiful Miami, Florida, Jan. 15-16, 2019, for the second annual Cannabis Capital Conference, hosted by premier financial media outlet Benzinga. This highly-anticipated event sets the standard among cannabis conferences, offering unparalleled access and seamless interaction between the entrepreneurs who are establishing highly promising companies and 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…

PotNetwork Holdings Prepares To List On Canadian Securities Exchange

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FLORIDA: PotNetwork Holdings has announced today that it is preparing to list its common stock on the Canadian Securities Exchange operated by CNSX Markets Inc. The Company has engaged Canadian securities counsel to assist with the listing process. A CSE listing will allow the Company’s common stock to be dual listed in both U.S. and Canada. The Read the full article…

California BCC Proposes Updated Marijuana Business Regulations

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CALIFORNIA: On October 19th, the Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) in California released an updated draft of proposed marijuana business regulations for the cannabis industry in the state. The new draft signaled the start of a 15-day period of public comment to gather feedback on the slightly tweaked industry rules. Since the recreational use of marijuana Read the full article…

Florida: Court Strikes Down Legislative Ban On Medical Cannabis Smoking

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FLORIDA: A Florida Circuit Court judge has ruled that a legislatively enacted ban on the smoking of medical cannabis by qualified patients is unconstitutional. State lawmakers in 2017 passed Senate Bill 8A - which sought to amend provisions in Amendment 2, a voter initiated constitutional amendment permitting the use and distribution of marijuana for medical purposes. Specifically, SB Read the full article…

AltMed Raises $35.4 Million To Fuel Growth In Florida, Arizona & Internationally

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FLORIDA: Alternative Medical Enterprises, a fully integrated company that brings pharmaceutical industry precision to the development, production and dispensing of medical cannabis, announced it has closed a private placement financing of $35.4 million with an affiliate of MainLine Investment Partners and other investors. “This Financing will help us to conduct a robust launch in the massive medical marijuana marketplace Read the full article…

Major Developments In Cannabis Industry Today Including Significant License Developments

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FLORIDA: Canadian and North American Cannabis companies are quickly ramping up operations getting ready to meet the anticipated surge in demand when recreation customers could start ordering across Canada. Bill C-45, which will legalize cannabis across the country, largely leaves it up to the provinces and territories to determine how marijuana can be sold and used. Canada’s Cannabis Act Read the full article…

Pot Stocks Gearing Up For Strong 2018 As Cannabis CBD Frenzy Intensifies

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FLORIDA:  The hemp, cannabis and marijuana industry is booming while more and more retail investors are really taking notice. According to Cowen & Co., legal marijuana sales in the U.S. have the opportunity to reach $50 billion annually by 2026, with cannabis research firm ArcView projecting compound annual growth of 26% in North America through 2021. The cannabidiol (CBD) market Read the full article…