Acreage Announces Grand Openings Of Two The Botanist Dispensaries In February

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NEW YORK: Acreage Holdings has announced the opening of three The Botanist branded cannabis dispensaries in New York and Ohio.  The new locations are in the following cities: The Botanist  30133 Euclid Avenue    Wickliffe, OH  February 6 The Botanist  138-72 Queens Blvd.  Jamaica, NY  February 20 With these new dispensary openings, Acreage now owns or has management services agreements Read the full article…

Cannabis Educational And Awareness Campaign Makes Red-Carpet Debut During 91st Academy Awards Oscar Telecast

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30-Second Commercial Spots expected to air during Red carpet arrivals, Oscar show and post Oscar programming NEW YORK: Cannabis Education takes centerstage during this Sunday’s 91st Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science Oscar telecast, as a groundbreaking media campaign for the online cannabis TV network Hmm Did You Know (HDYK) airs in both the Read the full article…

Survey: Three Of Four Military Veterans Would Consider Using Medical Cannabis

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NEW YORK: Seventy-five percent of military veterans say that they would consider using either “cannabis or cannabinoid products as a treatment option,” according to member survey data compiled by the group Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA). The organization represents over 400,000 veterans nationwide. Under existing federal regulations, physicians affiliated with the Department of Veteran Affairs Read the full article…

Acreage Announces Listing On The Frankfurt Stock Exchange

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NEW YORK: Acreage Holdings announced that its subordinate voting shares have been listed on the open market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol “0VZ.” The Company’s subordinate voting shares continue to be listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the symbol “ACRG.U” and on the OTC under the symbol “ACRGF.”

Founder Of Nation’s First Black-Owned Medical Marijuana Dispensary To Keynote “The Business Of Cannabis”

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Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 atEmmanuel Baptist Church in Brooklyn, NY NEW YORK:  Chanda Macias, MBA, PhD, a Washington, D.C.-based cell biologist and patient advocate who founded National Holistic Healing Center and Chairwoman and acting CEO of Women Grow, LLC, will be keynote speaker at a free day-long conference aiming to help New Yorkers of color to join the ranks of those Read the full article…

Historic First: Cannabis Education Campaign Kicks Off During NFL Super Bowl LIII

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Twelve 30-Second Spots Debut During Super Bowl Broadcast on CBS Affiliate in USVI NEW YORK: A women-owned digital marketing agency made history this weekend by managing to air its cannabis education ads during the much-coveted Super Bowl LIII broadcast. Featuring the Rastafarian Senator who led the fight for legal cannabis in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Read the full article…

Governor Cuomo Announces Plan For Marijuana Legalization, Calls For Automatic Record Sealing And Economic Justice

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Statement from DPA’s Kassandra Frederique: New York Can Atone For Mass Criminalization By Passing Most Progressive Legalization Bill in U.S. NEW YORK: Governor Cuomo called for effectively ending marijuana prohibition in New York State and creating a system to tax and regulate marijuana in a manner similar to alcohol for adults over the age of Read the full article…

Senator Schumer Announces Canopy Growth’s $100-150 Million Investment In Southern Tier Hemp

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Schumer: This Project Will Be A Huge Shot In The Arm For The Southern Tier’s Economy And Will Position The Region At The Forefront Of The Industrial Hemp Revolution NEW YORK: U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced, following his all-out effort to pass his legislation the Hemp Farming Act of 2018 as part of the bipartisan, Read the full article…

Historic Times Square Billboard Puts Cannabis & Honeysuckle Mag On High For NYE

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NEW YORK: After a landmark year of growth and expansion, the cannabis community will ring in the new year with its first ever Times Square billboard placement. Honeysuckle Magazine, a nationally distributed print and digital publication celebrating audacious women and bringing counterculture to the masses, and its cannabis brand partners will make history by openly Read the full article…

New York: Governor Says Legalizing Marijuana Is Among Administration’s Top Legislative Priorities

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NEW YORK: Enacting legislation to permit and regulate the retail sale of cannabis to adults is among the Cuomo administration’s top 2019 legislative priorities, New York’s Governor announced on Monday. Governor Andrew Cuomo said, “We must … end the needless and unjust criminal convictions and the debilitating criminal stigma, and let’s legalize the adult use of recreational marijuana once Read the full article…