OLCC Commissioners Approve Stipulated Settlements For Recreational Marijuana Violations

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OREGON: At its monthly meeting January 17, 2019 meeting the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved the following fines and/or marijuana license suspensions or license surrenders based on stipulated settlements: Odin Distillations* will pay a fine of $2,310 or serve a 14-day recreational marijuana processor license suspension for two violations. Licensee is Odin Distillations, LLC; Odin Enterprises, LLC, Managing Member; Galt Industries, Read the full article…

Aphria And UNOapp To Partner On Technology And Analytics Solutions For The Adult-Use Cannabis Industry

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CANADA: Aphria recently entered into an exclusive agreement with Toronto-based UNOapp to collaborate on the development of technology and analytics solutions for Canada’s adult-use cannabis industry.   “With our innovation-focused approach, Aphria is setting the pace for the evolution of the adult-use cannabis industry in Canada,” said Jakob Ripshtein, President of Aphria. “Our industry’s long-term future will be driven by consumer-centric, innovation-led product, brand and technology solutions. We are excited for this collaboration with a fantastic technology partner in UNOapp and look forward Read the full article…

Acreage Holdings’ Partner, Greenleaf Apothecaries, Opens The Botanist Dispensary In Canton, Ohio

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NEW YORK: Acreage Holdings, the United States’ largest vertically integrated, multi-state cannabis operator according to public filings, announced Greenleaf Apothecaries has opened its first “The Botanist” medical cannabis dispensary in Canton, OH. Acreage maintains a Management Services Agreement with Greenleaf that delivers Acreage’s operational expertise, product development capabilities, and “The Botanist” retail dispensary brand. Greenleaf Read the full article…

Cresco Labs Continues First To Market Strategy In Ohio By Facilitating First Legal Sale Of Medical Marijuana

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OHIO: Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, today announced the opening and first legal sale of medical marijuana in the state of Ohio at its CY+ dispensary, making this the second state medical marijuana program in which the Company has been first to market. “In Ohio, we Read the full article…

420MEDIA Trailblazers In Cannabis: Home Grown ORegonicX Founders Angela & Jared Panks

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Digital marketing agency 420MEDIA and the Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) have joined forces to create a series highlighting entrepreneurs trailblazing the cannabis scene. Each week, we profile a noteworthy business pioneer and ask each 5 questions. This week’s featured trailblazers are Angela and Jared Panks, founders of Home Grown ORegonicX. Tell us about your Company Our farm, Home Read the full article…

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Awards Four Dispensary Certificates Of Operation

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OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today awarded four Dispensary Certificates of Operation to the following entities: Ohio Valley Natural Relief LLC, located at 840 Canton Rd., Wintersville; The Botanist, located at 3840 Greentree Ave. SW, Canton; The Botanist, located at 30133 Euclid Ave., Wickliffe; and The Forest Sandusky, LLC, located at 1651 Tiffin Read the full article…

International Cannabis Industry Leaders To Convene At The CannaTech House In Davos, Switzerland

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ISRAEL:  The world’s top cannabis industry leaders will convene in an unprecedented gathering in Davos, Switzerland from January 22-25.  Ehud Barak, former Israeli Prime Minister and Chairman of InterCure, Roei Zerahia CEO CANNDOC, Yona Levy CEO of Alvit and Tefen, Eyal Barad CEO Cannabics,  Lorne Gertner Chairman of Hiku Brands, Jason Warnock CEO of TheraCann Read the full article…

Harvest Will Be Awarded Ohio Medical Marijuana Processor License

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ARIZONA:  Harvest Health & Recreation, a vertically integrated public cannabis company with one of the largest footprints in the U.S., announced the Ohio Department of Commerce, pending background checks, will award the company a provisional processor license under Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Control Program. The application scored among the top 26 after being judged on a series Read the full article…

Washington Updates List Of Pesticides Allowed For Use In Marijuana Production

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WASHINGTON: The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has recently updated the list of pesticides that are allowed for use in marijuana production in Washington State, based on criteria previously established by WSDA. In addition, WSDA has recently updated the criteria to clarify the allowable post-harvest uses of pesticides in marijuana production. The WSDA has added Read the full article…

Weekend Unlimited Acquires Canna Candys And Canna Medibles

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CANADA: Weekend Unlimited has announced the closing of its acquisition of the remaining 20% of California’s Canna Candys and Canna Medibles that it did not previously own. Pursuant to the original purchase and sales agreement dated September 20, 2018, Company paid US $360,000 in cash and issued 5,106,383 shares at a deemed price of $0.094 per Read the full article…