WSLCB Announces Marijuana Packaging Listen And Learn Forum

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WASHINGTON: The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) is hosting a day-long Listen and Learn forum concerning draft conceptual marijuana packaging and labeling rules (red-line version; non-red-line version). An agenda is attached to help you prepare. Please join us on Friday, October 11, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at our Headquarters Boardroom, located at 1025 Union Read the full article…

Cresco Labs Comments On The Passage Of The Safe Banking Act In The U.S. House Of Representatives

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ILLINOIS:  Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, today provided comments on the passage of the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019 (“SAFE Banking Act.”) “The passage of the SAFE Banking Act by the U.S. House of Representatives represents a significant first step in the effort Read the full article…

CDPH Issues Public Health Advisory Urging Everyone To Refrain From Vaping

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Health Advisory Warns About Imminent Public Health Risks CALIFORNIA: The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a health advisory today urging everyone to refrain from vaping, no matter the substance or source, until current investigations are complete. The health advisory follows an executive order signed by Governor Gavin Newsom last week to confront the growing youth epidemic and health Read the full article…

Eaze Launches Momentum Cannabis Business Accelerator

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Program includes ten entrepreneurs; $50,000 grants; ten weeks of business-development courses; marketing and retail resources; access to industry-defining investors CALIFORNIA: Cannabis marketplace Eaze and partners Ultranative and Bail Capital today announced the launch of Momentum, a business accelerator to cultivate the growth and success of underrepresented cannabis business founders. Access to capital is one of many enormous Read the full article…

iAnthus Expands Nevada Footprint With Agreement To Acquire Vertically Integrated Northern Nevada Operator

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NEVADA:  iAnthus Capital Holdings, which owns, operates, and partners with best-in-class regulated cannabis operations across the United States, announced that its U.S. subsidiary has entered into an agreement to acquire WSCC, Inc. (“Sierra Well“), a leading Nevada-based vertically licensed cannabis company with two dispensary locations and over 20,000 square feet of cultivation/production facilities in Reno and Read the full article…

Listen To The OLCC September 2019 Commission Meeting

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The September 2019 Commission meeting audio is now available from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission.  September Commission Meeting   All Commission Meetings  

Sproutly Announces Expansion With New Manufacturing Facility In Ontario

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CANADA:  Sproutly Canada, announced an expansion of its operations with a new manufacturing facility in close proximity to the Toronto Herbal Remedies Inc production facility in Scarborough, Ontario. The additional property allows the Company to continue to centralize operations in the Greater Toronto Area, as well as providing manufacturing capabilities for it’s proprietary reagents, a key Read the full article…

CannTrust Discloses Notice Of Licence Suspension

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CANADA: CannTrust Holdings has announced that it received late this morning a Notice of Licence Suspension under section 64(1) of the Cannabis Act. The Notice cites the Company’s previous non-compliance with certain requirements of the Cannabis Act and the regulation made thereunder in respect of the matters that the Company has been discussing with Health Canada. The Notice states Read the full article…

TerrAscend Completes Acquisition Of Ilera Healthcare

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Expands licensed cannabis footprint to four U.S. states, in addition to global reach into Canada and Europe CANADA: TerrAscend, the first and only global cannabis company licensed for sales in Canada, the US, and the EU, announced it has closed on its previously announced acquisition of Pennsylvania-based Ilera Healthcare, one of five permitted vertically-integrated cannabis Read the full article…

OLCC Provides Guidance To Recreational Marijuana Licensees On Vaping Illness Outbreak

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OREGON: The Oregon Liquor Control Commission provided its recreational marijuana licensees with guidance regarding the inventory and sale of marijuana products that public health officials are scrutinizing in their investigation of the national vaping related respiratory illness outbreak. In a letter to licensees Executive Director Steve Marks asked processors and retailers to take a series Read the full article…