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…

China’s Thalys And iCAN: Israel-Cannabis Sign MOU For Co-Investment In Cannabis & Hemp Related Startups

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ISRAEL: Thalys Medical Technology, a leading Chinese healthcare conglomerate listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (603716.SS), signed a Memorandum of Understanding with iCAN Israel-Cannabis, Israel’s leading medical cannabis incubator. Thalys and iCAN will come together to create a unique partnership to advance the development of early stage incubated companies that focus on the creation of medical technology, 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…

420MEDIA Trailblazers In Cannabis: Rosemarie Moyeno Matos and Jessica F. Gonzalez, Founding Partners At Moyeno Gonzalez & Associates PC

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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 Tuesday, we profile a noteworthy business pioneer, and ask each 5 questions. This week’s featured trailblazers are Rosemarie Moyeno Matos and Jessica F. Gonzalez, Founding Partners at Moyeno Gonzalez & Associates PC. Tell us about Read the full article…

Cresco Labs To Acquire Origin House In Largest-Ever Public Company Acquisition In The U.S. Cannabis Sector

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ILLINOIS: Cresco Labs Inc. and CannaRoyalty Corp. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which Cresco Labs will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Origin House. Under the terms of the Agreement, holders of common shares of Origin House will receive 0.8428 subordinate voting shares of Cresco Labs for each Origin House Read the full article…

iCAN Secures Financing Through A Convertible Loan Of CAD $4 million (US $3 million)

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ISRAEL: iCAN: Israel-Cannabis has announced that it has issued a secured convertible loan in the amount of CAD $4,000,000 to a group of investors led by Plaza Capital. The principal amount of each Convertible Security, plus accrued interest shall be convertible, for no additional consideration, into common shares of the Company at the option of the holders at Read the full article…