Cresco Labs Acquires And Opens Hope Heal Health Dispensary In Bristol County, Massachusetts

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ILLINOIS: Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, today announced the opening of the Hope Heal Health Dispensary (HHH) in Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts. Cresco Labs entered in to a definitive merger agreement with HHH for its Massachusetts cultivation, manufacturing, processing, and dispensary operations at the end Read the full article…

Tilray Increases Cannabis Supply With Acquisition Of Natura Naturals Holdings

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CANADA: Tilray, a global leader in cannabis research, cultivation, production and distribution, announced the closing of a previously announced definitive agreement to acquire all of the issued and outstanding securities of Natura Naturals Holdings, the parent company of a licensed cultivator of cannabis. Moving forward, the Natura facility will operate under the name High Park Read the full article…

New Cannabis Tour Company Is Now Booking Tours To Mendocino.

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CALIFORNIA: Locally owned NorCal Tour Company, Inc announced today that it is now booking tours of California Cannabis Country with its new Mendocino Experience Cannabis Tour. The tour is based on the Northern California wine tour model, taking tourists to licensed legal cannabis farms as well as an inside look at the Northern California cannabis industry. Read the full article…

Flow Kana Raises $125 Million To Build Largest Sustainable Cannabis Supply Chain

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Cannabis Industry’s Largest Private Round to Date Helps Drive Adoption of Sustainable Agricultural Model Structured Around Decentralized Small Farms CALIFORNIA: Flow Kana, the leading sustainable supply chain company and distributor of sungrown cannabis products and services, today announced the completion of a $125 million round of financing – the nation’s largest private funding round for Read the full article…

Up Cannabis To launch first Experiential Hub In Ontario Market

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CANADA: Newstrike Brands, and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Up Cannabis Inc., announce that an Up Cannabis “Experiential Hub” will be featured prominently in Ontario’s first Spiritleaf store, expected to be located in Kingston, Ontario, in connection with a retail agreement entered into between Spiritleaf and a Ontario cannabis retail lottery winner. Inner Spirit Holdings (“Inner Spirit”) (CSE: ISH) announced earlier today that Read the full article…

Green Growth Brands Partners With Simon Property Group To Launch America’s First Chain Of CBD Shops

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OHIO: Green Growth Brands announced that it has entered into an agreement through which the Company will gain access to 108 prime shop locations in U.S. malls owned and operated by the Simon Property Group.  Pursuant to the arrangement, GGB will further expand its chain of CBD-infused personal care product shops under the Seventh Sense Botanical Read the full article…

MJ – The ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF Surpasses $1 Billion In Assets

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NEW JERSEY: ETF Managers Group (ETFMG) announced that the ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF, better known as MJ, has officially joined the “billion dollar club.”  After less than 14 months of trading on the NYSE the Fund achieved an impressive milestone by passing $1 billion in assets under management on February 4, 2019. MJ is now the Read the full article…

Acreage Announces Listing On The Frankfurt Stock Exchange

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NEW YORK: Acreage Holdings announced that its subordinate voting shares have been listed on the open market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol “0VZ.” The Company’s subordinate voting shares continue to be listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the symbol “ACRG.U” and on the OTC under the symbol “ACRGF.”

Founder Of Nation’s First Black-Owned Medical Marijuana Dispensary To Keynote “The Business Of Cannabis”

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Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 atEmmanuel Baptist Church in Brooklyn, NY NEW YORK:  Chanda Macias, MBA, PhD, a Washington, D.C.-based cell biologist and patient advocate who founded National Holistic Healing Center and Chairwoman and acting CEO of Women Grow, LLC, will be keynote speaker at a free day-long conference aiming to help New Yorkers of color to join the ranks of those Read the full article…

Aphria’s Board of Directors Rejects Green Growth Brand’s Hostile Takeover Bid As Significantly Undervalued And Inadequate

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CANADA: Aphria announced that its Board of Directors has rejected the hostile bid by Green Growth Brands to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of the Company including any Common Shares that may become issued and outstanding after January 22, 2019, but prior to the expiry of the hostile bid upon the exercise, conversion or exchange of options, warrants, Read the full article…