Cronos Group to Begin Trading On Nasdaq Stock Exchange

Tilray joins Nasdaq

CANADA: Cronos Group Inc.has announced that trading of its common shares in the United States will be elevated from the Nasdaq International Designation program to the Nasdaq Global Market (“Nasdaq”). Cronos Group expects that its common shares will begin trading on Nasdaq on February 27, 2018 under the trading ticker symbol “CRON.” Cronos Group will retain its listing on the TSX Read the full article…

U.S. Wholesale Cannabis Price Erosion Continues

Organic Pot Farm

CONNECTICUT: Cannabis Benchmarks, a division of New Leaf Data Services, LLC has released its Annual Review & Outlook: 2017-2018 Edition. The Report provides in-depth analysis of wholesale price movements in 2017 across legal cannabis markets, presenting an unparalleled picture of the supply side of one of the country’s most dynamic industries, and is now available Read the full article…

CannaKorp Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

CannaKorp’s Wisp Herbal Vaporizing System, is the world’s first single-use, pod-based herbal vaporizer. This home appliance ensures the finest experience in converting natural botanical and beneficial herbal products into a vapor form, free of combustion, additives and without denaturing. (PRNewsfoto/CannaKorp, Inc.)

MASSACHUSETTS: CannaKorp., the world’s first single-use, pod-based herbal vaporizer, announced today that it has opened its first crowdfunding campaign. This follows several successful fundraising rounds for the company, in which the company has raised over $7.5m. Crowdfunding allows all of CannaKorp’s dedicated followers to participate in its funding and assist in its short-term launch goals. The funds raised Read the full article…

Focus On Finance And Investment At NJ Cannabis Symposium March 29th

NJ Cannabis Symposium

NEW JERSEY: Taxes, banking and investment will be he the focus of the second event  in NJ Cannabis Symposium Series, which returns to the NJPAC in Newark, on March 29 from 4:30-8:30pm. Building on the success of its January program, which brought over 800 budding Cannabis entrepreneurs together to explore the Cannabis industry in NJ, the Read the full article…

Legal Cannabis And CBD Products Sales Continue To Rise

MJ and CBD sales point up in 2018

NEW YORK:  The U.S. medical cannabis market is projected to reach $19.48 billion by 2024, according to a report by Hexa Research The anticipated growth is driven by the intensifying acceptance of medical advantages associated with cannabis, particularly for patients dealing with cancer, diabetes and chronic pain. Symptoms and conditions that may be treated with cannabis products Read the full article…

Legal Cannabis Market Projected To Grow As Customer Base Expands

Marijuana is big business

NEW YORK: According to a recent report from Brightfield Group, the global cannabis market is presently worth $7.7 billion and is projected to reach $31.4 billion by 2021. The United States accounts for about 90 percent of the whole market. But the U.S. domination of the market is expected to decrease to approximately 57 percent due to legalization of cannabis products in Read the full article…

Top Factors Driving the Global Hemp-Based Foods Market

Top Factors Driving the Global Hemp-Based Foods Market

GREAT BRITAIN: Technavio market research analysts forecast the global hemp-based foods market to grow at a CAGR of above 24% during the period 2018-2022, according to their latest report. This market research report segments the global hemp-based foods market into the following product type (hemp seed-based foods, hemp protein-based foods, and hemp oil-based foods) and key regions (the Americas, APAC, and EMEA). Technavio Read the full article…

Canada: Timeline For Start Of Retail Cannabis Sales Delayed

Canadian pot shops delayed

CANADA: Retailers will be unable to begin legally selling marijuana products to consumers until late summer or early fall, according to Canadian news reports. Lawmakers had initially sought to begin regulating the adult use marijuana market by July 1. In November, members of the House of Commons voted 200 to 82 in favor of Bill C-45 (The Cannabis Act), Read the full article…

Basketball Legend Al Harrington Premiers CBD-Based Wellness Products

Harrington initially discovered the recuperative power of Cannabis, and later CBDs, as a result of convincing his grandmother, Viola, to use extracts to help with her glaucoma. As a result, Harrington Wellness' sister company, Viola Extracts, is named in her honor.

CALIFORNIA: Retired NBA great Al Harrington, who discovered the benefits of CBDs (Cannabinoids) at the end of his playing career, has premiered a new line of wellness products based on hemp, the non-psychoactive elements found in the plant. As an upscale consumer brand, Harrington Wellness will feature products that will foster healthy living and all the benefits Read the full article…

North Dakota Awards Medical Marijuana Seed-to-Sale Tracking Contract To BioTrackTHC

The voter-initiated measure, organized by the grass-roots group Legalize North Dakota, legalizes the possession, use, and sale of cannabis, as well as the possession of marijuana paraphernalia, by those over the age of 21 and also expunges past marijuana convictions.

NORTH DAKOTA: The North Dakota Department of Health, the government agency responsible for implementing the state’s voter-approved medical marijuana program, has awarded the contract to BioTrackTHC to develop and implement the state’s medical marijuana seed-to-sale traceability system.  The system will allow designated regulatory officials to enforce compliance across the state’s marijuana seed-to-sale supply chain, providing Read the full article…