Cannapreneur Partners Appoints Former American Express Senior Manager Doug Lennick To Executive Board

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MASSACHUSETTS: Cannapreneur Partners, the Westborough, Mass-based holding company finding the cannabis world’s 1% outlier entrepreneurs and industry investment opportunities currently in the middle of a $150 million fundraise round open to investors, has announced the appointment of Doug Lennick to their Executive Board of Directors.  Lennick is world-renowned for innovative approaches to developing high performance in Read the full article…

Tilray Announces Global Senior Leadership Appointments

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Former Coca-Cola, Starbucks, Nestle and Diageo executives join pioneering cannabis company CANADA: Tilray, a global pioneer in cannabis production, research, cultivation and distribution, announces the expansion of its global senior leadership team with four strategic hires: Greg Christopher as EVP of Operations, formerly with Nestle; Rita Seguin as EVP of Human Resources, formerly with Diageo; Read the full article…

Former Apple Exec Joins Leading Global Cannabis Brand Cura As CMO

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OREGON: Cura Partners, one of the largest cannabis brands in the world, today welcomes former Beats by Dre (an Apple company) Global Head of Marketing Jason White as Chief Marketing Officer. White will oversee the development of Cura’s brand family, specifically Select Oil and Select CBD, the company’s best-selling cannabis and hemp oil lines. Jason White joins Cura with over Read the full article…

Sproutly Adds Former Pernod Ricard Beverage Executive To Advisory Board

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CANADA: Sproutly Canada has announced the appointment of Constantine Constandis to the Advisory Board.   Mr. Constandis is a global C-level executive with over 34 years of experience in the wine and spirits industry in Canada, USA, Europe and Asia. Mr. Constandis was a former senior executive with Pernod Ricard SA, the €37B publicly traded producer of wine and Read the full article…

From Niche To Normal – Cannabis Use Becoming More Accepted In The United States

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NEW YORK: Growing numbers of consumers support the legalization of cannabis in some form and a majority believes it has a positive impact on the economy, according to the newly released 2018 Fall Cannabis Culture Poll, developed jointly by leading global communications agency BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), PSB Research and Civilized, a premium media and lifestyle Read the full article…

Canada: Far Fewer Young People Using Cannabis

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CANADA:  Cannabis use among Canadian adolescents has declined significantly in recent years, and fewer teens say that it is easy to obtain, according to data published in the journal Preventive Medicine. Investigators at the University of Waterloo in Ontario assessed teen marijuana use trends for the years 2004 to 2015. Researchers reported that adolescent use fell nearly 50 percent 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…

Survey: Cannabis Use Becoming Common Among Older Adults

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COLORADO: The use of cannabis is relatively common among those over the age of 65 who reside in a legal marijuana state, according to data published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Investigators from the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus anonymously surveyed older adults at a pair of ambulatory geriatric primary care clinics in Colorado. Thirty-two Read the full article…

About Six-In-Ten Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

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BY HANNAH HARTIG AND ABIGAIL GEIGER About six-in-ten Americans (62%) say the use of marijuana should be legalized, reflecting a steady increase over the past decade, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. The share of U.S. adults who support marijuana legalization is little changed from about a year ago – when 61% favored it – but Read the full article…

Poll: Health Specialists Support Legalizing Cannabis

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OREGON: Health professionals support the legalization of marijuana for both medical and recreational use, according to survey data compiled by MedScape. Eighty-two percent of nurses, 82 percent of psychologists, 71 percent of pharmacists, and 67 percent of physicians agreed with the statement, “Medical marijuana should be legalized nationally.” Majorities in each profession also endorsed legalizing the adult use Read the full article…