California Cannabis Advisory Committee To Hold Upcoming October Meetings In Burlingame

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CALIFORNIA: The Bureau of Cannabis Control announced that the Cannabis Advisory Committee will hold two subcommittee meetings on Tuesday, October 22 and a full committee meeting on Wednesday, October 23 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in Burlingame. Meeting Notices and Agendas for these meetings have been posted to the Bureau’s website and may be Read the full article…

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Awards Five Dispensary Certificates Of Operation

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OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy awarded five Dispensary Certificates of Operation to the Verdant Creations locations at: 1243 N. Cassady Ave., Columbus; 326 James Way, Marion; 5149 Kennedy Ave., Cincinnati; 1641 N. Bridge St., Chillicothe; and 1546 W. Church St., Newark The interactive map of Dispensaries with Certificates of Operation will be updated within Read the full article…

Viola Closes $16 Million Investment Round Led By Gotham Green Partners

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CALIFORNIA: Viola, a national leader in the production and sale of premium quality cannabis products founded by NBA veteran Al Harrington, today announced the closing of a $16 million funding round led by Gotham Green Partners. The investment firm, known for its financial support of some of the most reputable cannabis companies in the industry, is the first institutional Read the full article…

U.S. Federal Cannabis Legalization Could Be Worth $128.8 Billion In Taxes And 1.6 Million Jobs

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: New Frontier Data, the authority in data, analytics and business intelligence for the global cannabis industry, releases its new study Cannabis In the U.S. Economy: Jobs, Growth and Tax Revenue, 2019 Edition. The report looks at the current state of legal cannabis jobs and tax revenues and projects the impact that full federal Read the full article…

‘I Can Still Do That Foundation’ & Tom Pacheco Premiere “Freida’s Secret Garden”

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Shot in Humboldt County, the video uses local talent and filmmakers to promote cannabis legalization NEW YORK: The I Can Still Do That Foundation, a New York City-based non-profit whose mission is to connect people so they can share information and empower each generation to teach the others, launched “Freida’s Secret Garden “  a pro-pot music video based on a Read the full article…

Daytrip Expands CBD Sparkling Water Line To New York And New Jersey Markets

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Daytrip to introduce THC sparkling water line by end of year NEW YORK:  Daytrip, the leading cannabis lifestyle brand announced today its expansion into the New York and New Jersey area. After an initial launch in June 2019 across California, Washington, Oregon and Michigan, Daytrip is staking its claim in the metropolitan area as the premier Read the full article…

DEA Announces Steps Necessary To Improve Access To Marijuana Research

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: The Drug Enforcement Administration today announced that it is moving forward to facilitate and expand scientific and medical research for marijuana in the United States. The DEA is providing notice of pending applications from entities applying to be registered to manufacture marijuana for researchers. DEA anticipates that registering additional qualified marijuana growers Read the full article…

Cresco Labs Announces Increased Profitability In Q2 2019 With Revenue Growth Of 253% Year-Over-Year and 42% Quarter-Over-Quarter

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ILLINOIS: Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, today released its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019. All financial information presented in this release is in U.S. dollars, unless otherwise noted. Second Quarter 2019 Highlights and Subsequent Events Revenue Second quarter revenue of $29.9 Read the full article…

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Introduces 2019 Hemp For Victory Act

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) introduced H.R. 3652, the Hemp for Victory Act which lays the foundation for the emerging hemp industry in a manner that incentivizes family farmers and small businesses, protects against corporate monopolies, and studies the benefits of hemp cultivation and hemp-based products while ensuring safe agricultural practices, and environmental and labor Read the full article…

New Jersey Requesting Applications For 24 ATC Endorsements – What Applicants Need To Know

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By: Rosemarie Moyeno Matos, Esq. NEW JERSEY: Hot on the heels of Governor Phil Murphy’s May 2019 announcement that his administration would be moving forward with expansion of New Jersey’s Medicinal Marijuana Program (the “MMP”), the Department of Health (the “DOH”) published a new Request for Applications (the “RFA”) for new alternative treatment center (“ATC”) Read the full article…