Tilray Hosts Official Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony At European Union Campus For Medical Cannabis Production and Distribution

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The 250,000 square-foot facility located in Cantanhede, Portugal serves as the hub for Tilray’s cultivation, processing, distribution and research of medical cannabis products in Europe CANADA: Tilray, a global pioneer in the research, cultivation, production and distribution of cannabis today celebrated the official opening of its European Union (EU) Campus located in Cantanhede, Portugal. Tilray CEO Read the full article…

WSLCB Certified Heavy Metal Testing Lab Active

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WASHINGTON: Effective April 11, 2019, a lab has been certified by the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) to provide heavy metal testing on cannabis products. WSLCB Certified Heavy Metal Testing Lab Medicine Creek Analytics 3700 Pacific Hwy E. #400 Fife, WA 98424   The Department of Health has rescinded the emergency rule, filed January Read the full article…

FSD Pharma Receives Cannabis Sales License From Health Canada

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CANADA: FSD Pharma Inc. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary FV Pharma Inc. has received its Sale for Medical Purposes license to sell cannabis under the Cannabis Act (Canada). The license went into effect on April 18, 2019. The license allows the current FSD facility to supply and sell cannabis products. The company anticipates receiving the amended sales license that will include the sale of dried and fresh cannabis flower in Read the full article…

Carl’s Jr. To Test CBD Infused Burger

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TENNESSEE: Carl’s Jr. announced it will be testing its latest menu innovation the Rocky Mountain High: CheeseBurger Delight for one day only on April 20th at one Carl’s Jr. restaurant location in Denver. The Rocky Mountain High: CheeseBurger Delight features two 100% charbroiled beef patties paired with Carl’s Jr. signature Santa Fe Sauce infused with hemp-based CBD oil, Read the full article…

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

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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…

Aphria Agrees To Accelerate Expiry Of Green Growth Brands Bid And Terminate Its Option With GA Opportunities Corp

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CANADA: Aphria announced that it has entered into a series of transactions that will accelerate the expiry date to April 25, 2019 for the previously announced take-over bid by Green Growth Brands Inc. and will terminate the arrangements with GA Opportunities Corp. for consideration of $89.0 million. Irwin D. Simon, Aphria’s Chairman and Interim Chief Executive Officer stated, “We are Read the full article…

Cresco Labs Named A 2019 Best Place To Work By Crain’s Chicago Business

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ILLINOIS: Cresco Labs Inc., one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, today announced that it was named one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in Chicago. Crain’s Chicago Business partnered with Best Companies Group to identify companies that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees. Since 2008, Crain’s has highlighted the local Read the full article…

Cresco Labs Continues Its Illinois Expansion With Regulatory Approval For Three Dispensaries

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ILLINOIS: Cresco Labs Inc., one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, today announced that it received approval from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) for Cresco’s previously announced acquisitions of licensed medical cannabis dispensaries MedMar Rockford and MedMar Lakeview, located in the popular Wrigleyville neighborhood of Chicago. The IDFPR also Read the full article…

Acreage Holdings Appoints Corey Burchman, MD As Chief Medical Officer

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Former Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth Clinician and Researcher Brings Expertise in Clinical Cannabinoid Therapeutics to Guide Multi-State Cannabis Operator NEW YORK: Acreage Holdings,  announced the appointment of Corey Burchman, MD as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Burchman will oversee development of an Acreage medical advisory board, assist in developing patient outreach programs, and serve Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana: A Seed of Doubt

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Quality marijuana seeds are the staple of a healthy crop, but they may serve some other health-minded purposes as well. Marijuana throughout history has had its highs and lows. Please excuse the pun. But the devil’s lettuce hasn’t also been property of satan himself. For years, marijuana cultivated and used for a number of different Read the full article…