California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Executive Order To Confront Youth Vaping Epidemic

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Governor directs public awareness campaign to focus on educating youth about the harms of vaping tobacco or cannabis products CALIFORNIA: Governor Gavin Newsom signed today an executive order to confront the growing youth epidemic and health risks linked to vaping. The executive order directs the Department of Public Health (CDPH) to launch a $20 million Read the full article…

Curved Papers & CWCBExpo Roll Out NORML FORML LA Sept 25th

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CALIFORNIA: On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019, Curved Papers will once again partner with CWCBExpo to present NORML FORML LA, An Evening of Art, Music and Fashion.” The fundraiser for The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws takes place on the eve of the CWCBExpo at The Pattern Bar in the LA’s Fashion District. Michael O’Malley, Curved Paper’s Read the full article…

Vets & Cannabis: LTC(R) Todd Scattini- TheHempColonel Remarks At Emerald Science Conference

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Thanks to the Emerald Sciences Conference team— Jules Sinclair, Ken Snoke, Wes Burk, and Cliff Beneventi, and Dr. John Abrams I am so grateful for this platform. I am humbled to have the opportunity to kick off this important conference focused on the science of cannabis and the technology to facilitate its research. I’m honored Read the full article…

Grateful Dead’s Mickey Hart Partners With Left Coast Ventures To Introduce Mind Your Head Cannabis Brand

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CALIFORNIA: Today, three-time GRAMMY winner and Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart announces the launch of Mind Your Head, an innovative cannabis brand produced in California in partnership with Left Coast Ventures. Mind Your Head is inspired by the groundbreaking culture of creativity and community that Hart helped create and continues to foster through his art and his Read the full article…

FSD Pharma To Establish Presence In Canada’s Insurance Regimes

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Signs agreement focusing on exploring insurance coverage for medical cannabis Canada wide CANADA: FSD Pharma Inc. announced the signing of a consulting agreement with Joseph L. Romano, a well-respected lawyer with a strong track-record in personal injury law. Mr. Romano has been working with medical cannabis since 2006, assisting people coping with chronic pain to have Read the full article…

Alternative Health To Launch Cannabis Extraction At 60,000 SqFt Licensed Facility In California

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CALIFORNIA: Alternate Health Corp., an international leader in technology solutions for the regulated cannabis industry, announced today that the Company has signed two agreements to launch operations at a state licensed 60,000 square foot cannabis extraction facility in Adelanto, California. The first agreement outlines Alternate Health’s purchase of DTS Lab Services (“DTS”), a leading cannabis extracts Read the full article…

Weekend Unlimited Concept Store To Open In California

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Retail Store Will Include Weekend Live Lounge & Event Space NEW YORK: Weekend Unlimited Inc. announces that it has secured a retail location in Long Beach, California to launch the company’s first US concept store. “It is essential to our growth plan that we establish multiple touch points for our offerings and one of those is at Read the full article…

420MEDIA Trailblazers In Cannabis: Joshua Caruso, The AmeriCanna Dream Festival

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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 profile a noteworthy business pioneer, and ask each 5 questions. This week’s featured trailblazer is Joshua Caruso,  co-organizer of The AmeriCanna Dream Festival. Tell us about your Company We are a group of Read the full article…

Weedmaps Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

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Doug Francis steps aside as CEO to serve as Chairman;President Chris Beals to Assume Role as CEO CALIFORNIA: Weedmaps today announced that the Company’s Board of Directors has appointed Chris Beals as Chief Executive Officer, effective March 6, 2019. In addition to assuming day-to-day leadership of Weedmaps, Beals will serve as a member of the Company’s Read the full article…

Alameda County California Leverages Automated Cannabis Code Enforcement Program from Adherence Compliance

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CALIFORNIA:  Adherence Compliance, a leading RegTech SaaS provider to the cannabis industry, announced the completed implementation of Alameda County’s Cannabis Code Enforcement Program. The program utilizes Adherence’s regulatory code libraries, industry operations training and automated inspection software to monitor and report on code enforcement for cannabis licensees within its jurisdiction. “The Alameda County Community Development Agency has implemented Read the full article…