Aphria Agrees To Accelerate Expiry Of Green Growth Brands Bid And Terminate Its Option With GA Opportunities Corp

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CANADA: Aphria announced that it has entered into a series of transactions that will accelerate the expiry date to April 25, 2019 for the previously announced take-over bid by Green Growth Brands Inc. and will terminate the arrangements with GA Opportunities Corp. for consideration of $89.0 million. Irwin D. Simon, Aphria’s Chairman and Interim Chief Executive Officer stated, “We are Read the full article…

Aphria’s Colombian Subsidiary, Colcanna, Inks Exclusive Agreement With Colombian Medical Federation

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CANADA:  Aphria announced that its Colombian subsidiary has signed an exclusive agreement with the Federación Médica Colombiana, a national guild that oversees the ethical exercise of the medical profession in Colombia, to jointly develop an academic curriculum on the medicinal use of cannabis. “Education in the medical community is critical for sustaining the advancement of medical cannabis in Colombia” 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…

Alternative Health To Acquire Kare MMJ, Operators of Bionic Bee Extracts In California

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CANADA: Alternate Health Corp., an international leader in technology solutions for the regulated cannabis industry, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in California cannabis company Kare MMJ. As part of the agreement, Alternate Health will also acquire Bionic Bee, California’s premiere flavoured cannabis extract manufacturer. The acquisition will give the Read the full article…

Altitude Investment Management Believes Canadian Cannabis Legalization “Milestone”

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NEW YORK: The legalization of cannabis for medical and adult use in Canada represents a milestone in the growing trend toward legalization and decriminalization of cannabis and cannabis products, according to Altitude Investment Management. “Canada is the second country in the world, after Uruguay, to legalize cannabis for both medical purposes and adult use, and it Read the full article…

Weekend Unlimited Shares Begin Trading On The Canadian Securities Exchange

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Trading Under the Symbol YOLO on the CSE on October 15, 2018 CANADA: Weekend Unlimited, a lifestyle cannabis company, announced that  its shares began trading Monday, October 15, 2018 on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the symbol YOLO. The Company is the result of a two for one consolidation and the previously announced amalgamation of Open Source Read the full article…

What Canada’s Legalization of Cannabis Means to the United States

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By Scott Mandell, President of Cannabistry Labs Following Uruguay’s lead, Canada recently became the second country in the world to federally legalize adult-use cannabis. This measure will allow the country to capitalize on substantial economic opportunities, propelling it towards becoming the cannabis capital of the world. Meanwhile, just south, the United States struggles to find Read the full article…

Tilray Launches Initial Public Offering

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CANADA: Tilray, a vertically-integrated and federally-licensed cannabis cultivator, processor and distributor, announced that it has launched an initial public offering of its Class 2 common stock pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-1 previously filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Tilray has applied to list its common stock on the Nasdaq Global Read the full article…

Aphria Selects Great North Distributors For Canadian Distribution Of Adult-Use Cannabis

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CANADA: Aphria and Great North Distributors, a wholly-owned Canadian subsidiary of Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, have signed an agreement for Great North Distributors to serve as exclusive manufacturer’s representative for Aphria’s adult-use cannabis products throughout Canada, following the legalization of recreational cannabis for adult-use anticipated later this year. Under the terms of the agreement, Great North Distributors Read the full article…

Canopy Growth Submits Application To List On The NYSE

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CANADA: Canopy Growth Corporation announced it has applied to list its common shares on the New York Stock Exchange. The Company currently anticipates that, subject to the receipt of all required approvals, its common shares will begin trading on the NYSE before the end of May 2018. In advance of listing on the NYSE, Canopy Growth will Read the full article…