iAnthus Expands Nevada Footprint With Agreement To Acquire Vertically Integrated Northern Nevada Operator

Sierra Well

NEVADA:  iAnthus Capital Holdings, which owns, operates, and partners with best-in-class regulated cannabis operations across the United States, announced that its U.S. subsidiary has entered into an agreement to acquire WSCC, Inc. (“Sierra Well“), a leading Nevada-based vertically licensed cannabis company with two dispensary locations and over 20,000 square feet of cultivation/production facilities in Reno and Read the full article…

Cannabis Real Estate Firm Bangi Appoints Destiny’s Child Founder Chief Marketing Officer

Dr Matthew Knowles

CALIFORNIA: BANGI, INC, a diversified investment vehicle that acquires and leases specialized real estate assets in the cannabis, hemp and CBD industries, today announced the appointment of Dr. Mathew Knowles to the newly created position of Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), effective immediately.  Founder of Destiny’s Child, Dr. Mathew Knowles, is an author, professor, public speaker, entrepreneur, music executive, artist manager and founder of Music World Read the full article…

Innovative Industrial Properties Acquires California Property Portfolio And Enters Into Long-Term Leases With Licensed Operator

Innovative Industrial Properties

Acquisition Represents IIP’s Second Investment in California, Expanding Footprint to 18 Properties in 11 States CALIFORNIA: Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc., the first and only real estate company on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: IIPR) focused on the regulated U.S. cannabis industry, announced today that it closed on the acquisition of a five-property portfolio in southern 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…

MassRoots Files Suit Against Former CEO

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COLORADO: MassRoots, Inc., a leading technology platform for the legal cannabis industry, announced that on November 14, 2017 it filed a lawsuit in District Court in Denver, Colorado against its former CEO, Isaac Dietrich. The complaint alleges, among other things, that Dietrich intentionally misappropriated Company funds and engaged in self-dealing by causing MassRoots to make unauthorized payments to him and Read the full article…

Marapharm Is Building A Third Facility In Las Vegas

Marapharm announces third facility in Las Vegas

CANADA: Marapharm Ventures Inc. has announced construction plans for a third building which will be 65,635 square feet on the 7 acre property located in Las Vegas, adjacent to 2 existing cultivation buildings. The ground prep pad is ready to build on, most infrastructure is designed and in place and building plans go for bid in October 2017. Construction will begin Read the full article…

Cannabis Companies Can Earn Positive Media Coverage And Attract New Business

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By Bill Bongiorno Earning positive media coverage by being a source to the media builds credibility and visibility for cannabis companies. Being quoted in a newspaper, magazine or being a guest on TV as an expert source carries a lot of weight with the public. The media acts as a third-party endorsement. It’s also the best and Read the full article…

Cannabis Financing Companies Need To Infuse Good PR

Friday Night, Inc. is the perfect example of how our firm seized the opportunity around the full legalization in Nevada and the cannabis shortage news after implementation by securing national top tier media coverage:

By Bill Bongiorno With the passage on the ballots in nine states last Fall, cannabis is now legal in some form in 29 states.  Everyone wants to get into the game and the cannabis rush is on.  This includes more traditional bankers and Wall Street executives.  The trend is growing of more leaving the tired Read the full article…

North Carolina Farmers Race To Plant Industrial Hemp aka “Carolina Gold”

"Carolina Gold" aka Hemp fields in NC.

NORTH CAROLINA: North Carolina farmers are picking up the pace in planting what they believe will be the next cash crop… industrial hemp. The “Carolina Gold,” as one North Carolina fourth generation farmer referred to industrial hemp, is expected to bring in a huge potential source of income among farmers in the state. Thus far, Hemp, Inc.’s licensed Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana NY-Based Biotech Company Enters Clinical Trials

Controlled-release hemp oil CBD chewing gum and matching placebo gums will be tested for the clinical studies

NEW YORK:  AXIM Biotechnologies, Inc., a world leader in cannabinoid research and development, has entered clinical trials on treating irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with the Company’s CanChew Plus cannabidiol (CBD) gum at Wageningen University in the Netherlands. Human Clinical Trials Detail Include: Controlled-release hemp oil CBD chewing gum and matching placebo gums will be tested for the Read the full article…