Latest Research On Blockchain In The Legal Cannabis Supply Chain Highlighted At SXSW

Blockchain in Cannabis Supply Chain

Blockchain in Legal Cannabis: Weeding Out Supply Chain Inefficiencies is latest addition to research firms’ eBook series TEXAS: Worldwide spending on legal cannabis is growing rapidly, but the market will not realize its full potential without efficient supply chains to deliver an expanding array of products. Blockchain technology could address this issue by providing greater Read the full article…

Alternative Health Secures $20 Million In Debt Financing For Expansion Of California Cannabis Operations

Alternative Health

TEXAS: Alternate Health Corp., an international leader in technology solutions for the regulated cannabis industry, announced that the Company has signed a binding letter of intent with Agincourt Ventures, LLC to secure funding of $20 million, structured as a debt finance and limited stock purchase agreement, with the option to increase the total financing in the Read the full article…

Alternative Health Inks Multi-State Lab Deal

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TEXAS: Alternate Health Corp., an international leader in software solutions for the medical cannabis industry, announced today that the Company signed a binding contract on August 6, 2018, to provide laboratory services for a large multi-state laboratory provider.  Alternate Health expects to begin testing samples in August and is targeting a ramp up to a monthly sample Read the full article…

Alternative Health CEO Updates Shareholders On Spinoff Plans

Management has received Board approval to explore a spinoff plan for the Company’s non-cannabis assets,

TEXAS: The CEO of Alternate Health CEO this week provided further details about the company’s spinoff plans and key milestones for the upcoming quarters. “The Company has been very active this year adjusting our business for revenue generation and growth, including developing our potential spinoff plan for Alternate Health’s non-cannabis assets,” says Dr. Michael Murphy, Chairman and Read the full article…

Proposed CBD Ban Endangers Patients Warns Texas Cannabis Industry Association

CBD is a major part of the growing legal cannabis market

TEXAS: Texas Cannabis Industry Association warns that the Texas Department of State Health Services’ (DSHS) is days away from the unprecedented banning of hemp-CBD products in the state of Texas. This would present a blow to the liberty of thousands of Texans who choose hemp-CBD as a general wellness product and rely on it for the natural treatment of Read the full article…

Texas House Chairman Joe Moody Hosts Public Hearing On Reducing Penalties For Small Amounts Of Marijuana

HB 334 was introduced in the special legislative session and would replace criminal penalties for low-level marijuana possession with a civil citation

HB 334 was introduced in the special legislative session and would replace criminal penalties for low-level marijuana possession with a civil citation TEXAS:  Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Chairman Joe Moody held a public hearing to discuss reducing state marijuana possession penalties on Wednesday and to support HB 334, which was introduced by Chairman Moody in the Read the full article…

Study: Adult Use Marijuana Laws Do Not Adversely Impact Traffic Fatality Rates

"We found no significant association between recreational marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado and subsequent changes in motor vehicle fatality rates in the first three years after recreational marijuana legalization,"

TEXAS: The enactment of statewide laws regulating the adult use and sale of cannabis is not associated with subsequent changes in traffic fatality rates, according to an analysis of traffic safety data published today in the American Journal of Public Health. Investigators from the University of Texas-Austin evaluated crash fatality rates in Colorado and Washington pre- and post-legalization. They Read the full article…

Texas Department of Public Safety Releases Confiscated Hemp CBD Oil


TEXAS: On September 7, Texas Hemp Industries Association (TXHIA) received notice that the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) arrived at People’s Pharmacy’s four (4) Austin locations to confiscate various industrial hemp Cannabidiol (CBD) products.  On October 11, DPS reported to People’s pharmacy’s attorney the following: “Attached is the lab report regarding the ‘CBD hemp oil’ from People’s Pharmacy.  Read the full article…

North American Cannabis Announces National Rollout of AmeriCanna Cafes

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TEXAS: North American Cannabis Holdings thinks its cannabis-themed cafes could be the next big thing in fast food.  The company today announced its $2 million AmeriCanna Cafe 12-month revenue rollout plan targeting multi-brand quick-serve restaurant operators. In a first step toward developing a cannabis themed restaurant for the health conscious consumer, North American Cannabis Holdings last year acquired a fitness Read the full article…

Hundreds Join ‘Marijuana March’ In Dallas

(Photo: Philip Townsend, WFAA)

TEXAS: The roar of a crowd echoed through the streets of downtown Dallas Saturday. Close to 1,000 people joined a march in support of what organizers call sensible marijuana policy in the state of Texas. “I believe responsible adults should be able to make adult decisions,” said Shaun Mcalister, Executive Director of Dallas-Fort Worth NORML.