Adoption Of Innovative Materials Or Manufacturing Bioplastic Packaging To Boost Growth Of Global Bioplastic Packaging Market 2019-2023 –

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UNITED KINGDOM: The global bioplastic packaging market is expected to post a CAGR of over 18% during the period 2019-2023, according to the latest market research report by Technavio. Factors such as increasing environmental concerns are leading to higher consumer preference for biodegradable packaging materials. To cater to the consumer demands, many end-users such as retailers Read the full article…

Tilray Announces Successful Medical Cannabis Harvest In Portugal; Provides Update On European Operations

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CANADA: Tilray, a global leader in cannabis research, cultivation, production and distribution, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Tilray Portugal Unipessoal Lda. has completed a successful harvest of medical cannabis at the Company’s European Union (EU) Campus in Portugal. Tilray’s EU Campus in Portugal is a multi-faceted production facility that includes indoor, outdoor and greenhouse cultivation sites, Read the full article…

Aphria Receives Health Canada License Amendment, Approving Fully Expanded Production At Aphria One

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CANADA: Aphria has announced that Health Canada has granted the Company its license amendment, permitting Aphria to commence production in an additional 800,000 square feet of facilities at its Aphria One location, as part of the Company’s completed Part IV and Part V expansions. “This is a major milestone for Aphria on its path to becoming a Read the full article…

Investors That Purchased FSD Pharma Securities May Have An Opportunity To Recover Their Financial Losses.

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CANADA: Morganti & Co., P.C., a cross border shareholder’s rights law firm, has commenced a shareholder class action lawsuit against FSD Pharma Inc. for publishing investor documents containing misrepresentations of material fact about the status of its joint venture with Auxly Cannabis Group Inc. between September 29, 2018, and January 7 or February 6, 2019. The shareholders Read the full article…

International Hemp Oil Company, Functional Remedies, Acquires New Lab, Increasing Production Capacity Ten-Fold

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COLORADO: Functional Remedies, vertically integrated manufacturer of whole-plant hemp oil products, announced a major expansion of its lab and production facility from 2,000 square feet to a new 25,000-square-foot facility located in Louisville, CO to meet the rapidly growing demand for its products across the U.S. and globally. Additionally, Functional Remedies recently moved into new 4,000-square-foot Read the full article…

MediPharm Labs Signs Agreement With AusCann For Cannabis Oil Export To Australia

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CANADA: MediPharm Labs, a leader in specialized, research-driven cannabis extraction, distillation, purification and cannabinoid isolation, is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, MediPharm Labs Inc. (“MediPharm Labs” or the “Company”), has entered into its first definitive international sales agreement, dated February 20, 2019, with AusCann Group Holdings Ltd. (“AusCann”) to supply private label purified, pharmaceutical Read the full article…

Tilray To Acquire Manitoba Harvest, The World’s Largest Hemp Food Company

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Acquisition unites cannabis pioneer with leading natural food CPG company to create hemp and CBD-infused food and wellness products for North America CANADA: Tilray, a global leader in cannabis research, cultivation, production and distribution, has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which Tilray will acquire all of the issued and outstanding securities Read the full article…

WHO Expert Committee Calls For Changes In Cannabis’ International Classification

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SWITZERLAND: Members of the World Health Organization (WHO) Expert Committee on Drug Dependence have proposed amending the classification of cannabis under international law. According to reporting in the British Medical Journal, the WHO policy reversal “takes account of the growing evidence for the medical applications of the drug,” and marks the first time that the agency has reviewed its Read the full article…

Up Cannabis To launch first Experiential Hub In Ontario Market

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CANADA: Newstrike Brands, and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Up Cannabis Inc., announce that an Up Cannabis “Experiential Hub” will be featured prominently in Ontario’s first Spiritleaf store, expected to be located in Kingston, Ontario, in connection with a retail agreement entered into between Spiritleaf and a Ontario cannabis retail lottery winner. Inner Spirit Holdings (“Inner Spirit”) (CSE: ISH) announced earlier today that Read the full article…

Cura Partners Enters European Market With Plata Wellness To Distribute Select CBD Brand

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UNITED KINGDOM: Cura Partners, one of the largest cannabis and hemp-based CBD consumer products companies in the world, is officially entering the European market (EU) through a distribution agreement with Plata Wellness. The agreement allows Cura’s Select CBD products to be available direct to consumers in legal markets across Europe via the website www.selectcbd.eu. Cura has appointed Read the full article…