Growpacker Announces Partnership With InterContinental Beverage Capital

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CANADA: Growpacker Inc., a contract manufacturer of various THC and CBD infused edibles and beverages in the United States, has announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with InterContinental Beverage Capital. IBC is a New York-based advisory and merchant banking firm with representative offices in Atlanta, Boca Raton, Los Angeles, and Lugano, Switzerland. The firm’s founders Read the full article…

Sproutly Adds Former Pernod Ricard Beverage Executive To Advisory Board

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CANADA: Sproutly Canada has announced the appointment of Constantine Constandis to the Advisory Board.   Mr. Constandis is a global C-level executive with over 34 years of experience in the wine and spirits industry in Canada, USA, Europe and Asia. Mr. Constandis was a former senior executive with Pernod Ricard SA, the €37B publicly traded producer of wine and Read the full article…

FSD Pharma Appoints Top GW Pharmaceuticals Executive As Chief Executive Officer

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Management addition comes as FSD accelerates specialty cannabinoid pharmaceutical global expansion strategy CANADA:  FSD Pharma announced today the appointment of Rupert Haynes as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Haynes is a highly accomplished healthcare executive with nearly three decades of global pharmaceutical experience having most recently held the position of Head of Global Marketing at GW Pharmaceuticals Read the full article…

Canada: Police Report No Change In Drugged Driving Behavior Following Marijuana Legalization

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CANADA: Canadian police agencies have not reported an uptick in incidences of marijuana-impaired driving in the initial weeks following its legalization, according to an analysis by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). Legislation legalizing marijuana use and retail sales took effect on October 17. Police agencies in numerous cities and provinces – including Manitoba, Newfoundland, Regina, and Vancouver – Read the full article…

Health Canada Releases New Data On Cannabis Use In Canada

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2018 Survey provides a snapshot of Canadians’ knowledge, attitudes and behaviours related to cannabis before the law changed CANADA:The old approach to cannabis did not work. It let criminals and organized crime profit, while failing to keep cannabis out of the hands of Canadian youth. In many cases, it has been easier for our kids Read the full article…

Weekend Unlimited Enters Retail Cannabis Space In Alberta, Canada

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The Northern Lights Supply 6,500 sq. ft. retail operation is based in Alberta with opening planned for December 2018 CANADA: Weekend Unlimited has announced that it has entered into an arms-length agreement which provides Weekend the option to acquire 49% of a retail cannabis store located in Nisku, Alberta. Northern Lights Supply is situated in Nisku, Alberta, Read the full article…

Sproutly Signs LOI With Largest Caribbean Medical Cannabis Producer To Sell Infused Beverages And Oil

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CANADA: Sproutly Canada has entered into a letter of intent with Global Canna Labs Limited, the Caribbean’s largest medical cannabis producer, to establish a joint venture for the purpose of developing, producing, distributing, marketing and selling cannabis infused beverages, edibles and topical products derived from Sproutly’s fully licensed, APP Technology. “Partnering with Global Canna Labs on this Read the full article…

Weekend Unlimited Broadens Its Brand Portfolio, Adds Canna Candys And Canna Medibles

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CANADA: Weekend Unlimited has provided additional information in respect to its arm-length securities purchase agreement to acquire equity interests in California’s Canna Candys and Canna Medibles, adding a necessary edibles product portfolio as the Company executes on its strategy to build its flower, extracts and edibles verticals. “The acquisition of Canna Candys and Canna Medibles will Read the full article…

Sproutly Develops Cannabis And Hemp Infused Functional Beverage Portfolio

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CANADA: Sproutly Canada  has completed the development and formulation of an initial portfolio of functional beverages with its proprietary naturally water soluble cannabinoids (“Infuz2O”). The beverages combine recently licensed rights for the proprietary water soluble mineral platform (“MiST Platform”) with Infuz20. The initial portfolio consists of three separate cannabis / hemp infused beverages that provide the Read the full article…

Aurora Cannabis Increases Cornerstone Investment in Cannabis Retailer Choom with Additional $20,000,000

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CANADA: Aurora Cannabis and Choom Holdings, an emerging adult use cannabis company that has secured one of the largest retail networks in Canada, have announced that the companies have completed a non-brokered private placement of a debenture in the principal amount of $20,000,000 in Choom by Aurora, convertible into common shares of Choom at a conversion price of $1.25 per Common Share, with a Read the full article…