Altria to Make Growth Investment In Cronos Group

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Altria to Invest USD $1.8 Billion (CAD $2.4 Billion) for 45% Ownership Interest in Leading Global Cannabinoid Company with Warrant to Increase Ownership to 55% Over Next 4 Years VIRGINIA: Altria Group today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire newly issued shares in Cronos Group, a leading global cannabinoid company, headquartered in Read the full article…

Sproutly Taps New President From Anheuser-Busch InBev And Kimberley-Clark

Sproutly Taps Bryan Semkuley As New President

CANADA: Sproutly Canada has tapped senior marketer Bryan Semkuley as President of Sproutly to accelerate the Company’s strategic objectives of becoming a leading cannabis formulations company focused on beverages. “We are pleased that Mr. Semkuley has chosen to join the leadership team of Sproutly as President,” said Keith Dolo, CEO and Chairman of Sproutly.  “Bryan brings significant experience Read the full article…

FSD Pharma Achieves Over 4 Billion Shares Traded In First 6 Months

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CANADA:  FSD Pharma announced today that the Company has traded over four Billion Class B subordinate voting shares in its first six months of trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange. During the period of May 29, 2018 to November 29, 2018, the Company traded exactly 4,041,346,300 Class B subordinate voting shares on the CSE. This 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…

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…

Thousands Of Peer-Reviewed Studies Specific To Medical Cannabis Have Been Published Over Past Decade

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ISRAEL: The total number of peer-reviewed scientific papers dedicated to cannabis, and the therapeutic use of cannabis in particular, has increased exponentially in recent years, according to data published the journal Population Health Management. Israeli researchers assessed trends in the number of scientific publications specific to cannabis as compared to all scientific publications during the years 2000 to 2017. They reported: Read the full article…

Guam: Governor Signs Home Grow Legislation Into Law

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GUAM: The Governor for the US territory of Guam has signed legislation permitting qualified medical cannabis patients and their caregivers the ability to grow personal use amounts of cannabis at home. Under the new law, applicants can apply to the Department of Health and Social Services to receive a home cultivation permit. Approved applicants may grow up to Read the full article…

Alternative Health Acquires California Cannabis Distribution, Manufacturing & Cultivation Licenses

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CANADA: Alternate Health, an international leader in technology solutions for the regulated cannabis industry, announced that the Company signed an arms length  agreement on October 16, 2018, to acquire 100% of Four Twenty Inc., receiving coveted cannabis distribution, manufacturing, processing and cultivation permits as part of the agreement. Four Twenty Inc. also holds a five-year Read the full article…

MPP Op-Ed: Our Neighbor to The North

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On Wednesday, marijuana sales will begin nationwide in Canada, making it the second country in the world — following Uruguay — with a federally legal adult-use marijuana industry.  Each Canadian province has developed its own system for how marijuana will be sold to adults. This will include government stores, private retailers, online government sales with Read the full article…

Aurora Cannabis Announces Application To List On The NYSE

Aurora Cannabis Announces Application to List on the NYSE

CANADA: Aurora Cannabis announced today that the Company has filed an application to list its common shares on the New York Stock Exchange. Listing of the Company’s common shares on the NYSE remains subject to the approval of the NYSE and the satisfaction of all applicable listing and regulatory requirements. Aurora anticipates that, subject to receipt Read the full article…