NECANN Launches FREE Cannabis & Hemp Virtual Seminar Series

With conventions on hold nationwide NECANN and its partners are creating online networking and education programs MASSACHUSETTS: The New England Cannabis Convention today announced it has launched a free series of Cannabis and Hemp virtual seminars in partnership with NECANN Boston convention exhibitors and sponsors. The weekly series of free webinars, virtual meetings, instructional videos Read the full article…

NECANN Boston 2020 Rescheduled To June 27-29

Illinois convention also postponed; new dates pending Action was necessary as part of public-health response to COVID-19 MASSACHUSETTS: The New England Cannabis Convention announced today it has rescheduled its NECANN Boston 2020 show to June 27, 28 and 29 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston.  The annual meeting of the New England Cannabis industry Read the full article…

NECANN Boston To Be Re-scheduled Due To COVID-19 Concerns

MASSACHUSETTS: Due to the increasing concern and public health crisis due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the NECANN Boston convention, scheduled for March 20-22, is being postponed. We are working with our venue partners and city officials to select a new date in 2020 and will update everyone as soon as we have specific information and Read the full article…

TILT Holdings’ Jupiter Research Announces Partnership With The Blinc Group

Collaboration to Include Bespoke Vape Products and Partnership on Vaporization Regulatory and Compliance Legislation MASSACHUSETTS:  TILT Holdings Inc., a foundational technology cannabis platform comprised of assets to support brands worldwide, announced that its subsidiary Jupiter Research has partnered with The Blinc Group to offer bespoke vaporization devices to its clients as well as collaborate on industry innovations, cannabis vaping Read the full article…

Former NFL linebacker Lofa Tatupu Will Headline 2020 New England Cannabis Convention in Boston

Ex-Seattle Seahawk is founder of “Zone In” line of CBD products MASSACHUSETTS: Former All-Pro Seattle Seahawks linebacker Lofa Tatupu will headline the 2020 New England Cannabis Convention, which returns to the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, March 20-22nd, 2020. In October 2019 Tatupu founded the CBD company Zone In following an NFL career that spanned six seasons and was cut Read the full article…

Massachusetts Declares Public Health Emergency – Bans All E-Cig & Vaping Products

MASSACHUSETTS: On September 24, 2019, the Governor declared a public health emergency in response to the outbreak of severe lung disease associated with e-cigarettes and vaping products and the epidemic of e-cigarette use among youth.  While the national investigation has not yet identified a specific e-cigarette or vaping product or substance that is linked to all cases, Read the full article…

Burns & Levinson Hosts Third Annual State of the Cannabis Industry Conference In Boston October 23, 2019

Capital markets, investments, M&A and regulatory issues will be key topics at event MASSACHUSETTS: Burns & Levinson will host its third annual “State of the Cannabis Industry” conference, which will focus on capital markets, investments, M&A, and regulatory issues in the rapidly growing multi-billion dollar cannabis industry. The conference will be held on October 23, 2019 from Read the full article…

TILT Begins Trading On OTCQB Venture Market

MASSACHUSETTS: TILT Holdings Inc., a leading provider of products and services to businesses operating in the cannabis industry, announced that TILT’s common shares have been approved to begin trading on the OTCQB Venture Market, effective immediately. OTCQB is considered by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) as an “established public market” for the purpose of Read the full article…

MJBA Communications Chief Stu Zakim To Moderate Panel On Cannabis In The Media At NECANN Boston

Panel of Cannabis media leaders to explore “changing attitudes, access and headlines” MASSACHUSETTS: As reporting on cannabis migrates to a broader range of media outlets and reporters covering this beat find themselves playing catch-up to deal with the daily developments of a growing industry, MJBA‘s Communications lead, Stu Zakim, will moderate a panel at the Read the full article…

Teens Living In US States Allowing Medical Marijuana Smoke Less Cannabis

MASSACHUSETTS: According to a large-scale study of American high school students, legalizing medicinal marijuana has actually led to a drop in cannabis use among teenagers. The study, published in the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse used the results of an anonymous survey given to more than 800,000 high school students across 45 states to calculate Read the full article…