NutraRisk Expands Cannabis Program For Recreational And Medicinal Operations

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CALIFORNIA: NutraRisk, a division of Worldwide Facilities, announces that it is expanding its offering to include an exclusive cannabis program, providing General and Product Liability for medicinal and recreational operations. NutraRisk can also place risks, in the eight states where recreational cannabis is legal, in another new and expanded Recreational Cannabis Program. In addition to Read the full article…

European-American Cannabis Business Conference Is Oct 5&6 In LA

the B2B conference was a logical result of their efforts to connect cannabis businessmen from different corners of the Earth.

CALIFORNIA: EuroAm CBC is a set of trade-oriented conferences focusing on closer cooperation and trade Exchange between Europe and America. Based upon the success of Cannafest Prague, the largest cannabis trade show in the world, organizers have decided to export the first American edition of the show, taking place in Los Angeles, October 5–6, 2018. The pilot edition Read the full article…

Mentor Capital Adds Three Cannabis Investments in Two Months

G Farma, Solis Tek, and GB Sciences Increase Mentor’s Marijuana Holdings

CALIFORNIA: Mentor Capital announced that its investment in G FarmaLabs Limited has increased to $2,700,000 following yesterday’s seventh investment tranche delivered to G Farma of $250,000 from Mentor for additional leased equipment and working capital. In addition to receiving consulting fees, repayment, interest, and lease payments, Mentor has captured a $1 option for a 3.75% equity Read the full article…

Cannabis Refinery Leasing And High End Multi Processing Announce Multi-Year, $21M Industrial Hemp Processing Agreement In Upstate New York

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CALIFORNIA: Cannabis Refinery Leasing and High End Multi Processing (H.E.M.P.) today announced an up to $21M, multi-year agreement to build New York State’s largest industrial hemp refinery. Cannabis Refinery Leasing, Inc. (CRL), in partnership with Applied Extracts, Inc., will supply its proprietary refinery scale supercritical CO2 extraction and fractional distillation technology to H.E.M.P., a newly licensed industrial Read the full article…

Study: Cannabis Lozenge Associated With Reduced Opioid Use

Trokie Lozenge

CALIFORNIA: Patients who consume plant-derived cannabis extracts in the form of an oral lozenge report reductions in chronic pain and opioid use, according to clinical data published in the journal Frontiers in Neuroscience. Investigators from the United States, the Netherlands, and Spain assessed the safety and efficacy of the Trokie brand lozenge in a cohort of medical cannabis patients Read the full article…

MJIC Acquires Puff Pack

The Puff Pack

CALIFORNIA:  MJIC,  a leading provider of fully-licensed cannabis wholesale distribution, retail, compliance and supply chain solutions in California, has announced the acquisition of Puff Pack, an online, on-demand subscription service. Puff Pack, currently based in Los Angeles, boasts a global clientele, with as many as 3,000 subscribers receiving monthly curated packages with the latest ancillary products. Read the full article…

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Joins MedMen’s Board Of Directors

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Joins MedMen’s Board of Directors

CALIFORNIA: MedMen Enterprises announced that former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has joined its Board of Directors. Villaraigosa brings with him two decades of public service. He served two terms as mayor of Los Angeles from 2005 to 2013, was the Speaker of the California State Assembly from 1998 to 2000, a Los Angeles councilmember from 2003 Read the full article…

Headset Insights Launches In California

Headset turns on California

CALIFORNIA: Headset is proud to announce the latest launch of its market intelligence product Headset Insights, for California’s legal cannabis industry, expanding its cannabis intelligence coverage to the largest cannabis economy in the US. Headset Insights is a tool for businesses that delivers market trends based on aggregated sales data collected from retailers and dispensaries in real-time, Read the full article…

California: Teen Marijuana Use Declines Post-Legalization

Teen use in California is down after legalization

CALIFORNIA: Marijuana use by adolescents continues to decline in California, according to statewide data provided by the California Healthy Kids Survey, a biennial survey funded by the Departments of Health and Education. Among 7th graders, 4.2 percent reported ever having used cannabis during the years 2015 to 2017, as compared to 7.9 percent during the years 2013 to 2015 Read the full article…

Kush Queen Enters Strategic Partnership With Connected Cannabis Co.

Kush Queen inks strategic partnership

CALIFORNIA: Kush Queen, a leading luxury lifestyle cannabis brand, and Connected Cannabis Co., which operates licensed dispensaries and cannabis cultivation operations across California, have completed a strategic partnership, according to a company press release. Kush Queen has become renowned for providing the highest quality, innovative cannabis wellness and lifestyle products that range from both non-psychoactive CBD Read the full article…