Aurora Cannabis Increases Stake In Hempco To 35%

This amended license brings the Company one step closer to increasing its global presence as the prominent industry leader in cannabis innovation, production, and distribution of high-demand cannabis strains.

CANADA: Aurora Cannabis and Hempco Food and Fiber announced that Aurora has exercised 10,558,676 warrants to purchase common shares of Hempco for total proceeds of $4.3 million to Hempco. Consequent the warrant exercise, Aurora now owns 21,117,352 Hempco common shares, reflecting an ownership interest of approximately 35%. “With this further investment by Aurora we are now very well capitalized Read the full article…

Dialing For Dollars: Vanity Phone Numbers For Marijuana Businesses

"The immediate goal for local brick-and-mortar businesses is to generate more phone calls and more foot traffic,"

NEW YORK: A leading provider of vanity toll-free and local phone numbers, RingBoost, has announced the availability of special vanity phone numbers for marijuana businesses. The recent legalization of marijuana around the country has led to steep competition in this booming industry. Vanity phone numbers provide instant credibility and brand recognition in a way no Read the full article…

Learn More About Investing In The Legal Cannabis Industry

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Could the green rush be the next gold rush? In the last few years, perhaps no other sector except technology has generated so much–well, buzz. Claim your $5, and learn more about investing on Stash    

Tilray Signs Letter Of Intent With Pharmasave

Tilray® Signs Letter of Intent with Pharmasave

CANADA:  Tilray Canada announced that it has entered into a Letter of Intent (LOI) to become a preferred medical cannabis supplier to Pharmasave, the premier independent pharmacy banner in Canada. Subject to changes to Canadian regulations that would allow such distribution, Tilray will supply and distribute Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) certified Tilray-branded medical cannabis products through Pharmasave pharmacists. Read the full article…

Ontario Moves Ahead With Plan To License Cannabis Lounges

The proposed cannabis lounges could lag behind legalization legislation, which is expected by July.

CANADA: Initially, the province of Ontario – Canada’s most populated area – planned to institute a categorical ban on public smoking which would have restricted consumption to homes. However, that proposal harbored various shortcomings, including exposing children to second-hand smoke. Additionally, people living in buildings that ban smoking would have no place to smoke. Trina Fraser, an Ottawa Read the full article…

NORML Founder Keith Stroup To Address NJ Cannabis Symposium March 29 At NJPAC

NORML Founder Keith Stroup

NEW JERSEY:  The granddaddy of the marijuana reform movement, NORML founder Keith Stroup, will be a featured speaker at the upcoming NJ Cannabis Symposium’s “Finance and Investments” event.  The symposium takes place on March 29th at the NJPAC in Newark. During his address, Stroup is expected to unveil The NORML Legal Committee (“NLC”) listserv, an attorney’s resource dedicated to Read the full article…

Reno Cannabis Convention To Be Held April 7-8 At Whitney Peak Hotel

A Nevada focused Cannabis trade show!
co-produced by NECANN
April 7-8, 2018

First Time Cannabis Convention In Reno NEVADA:  Celebrating the arrival of adult use Cannabis in the state of Nevada, the first Reno Cannabis Convention will be held the weekend of April 7 at Reno’s Whitney Peak Hotel. Cole Markus, Owner of the convention, made the announcement this week. Designed to appeal to all cannabis users, – Read the full article…

Tilray Forms Strategic Alliance With Leading Pharmaceutical Company In Canada


CANADA: Tilray, a federally licensed producer of medical cannabis, announced today that it has signed a binding letter of intent (LOI) to be the exclusive collaborator of a major pharmaceutical company to accelerate innovation and increase availability of high quality medical cannabis products. Through this LOI and the anticipated definitive agreements, Tilray is allied with Sandoz Read the full article…

What You Should Know About Cryptocurrencies And Legal Cannabis

The $10 billion legal US marijuana industry has taken it upon themselves to expand their payment methods. Two alternatives over cash are recently being used, cryptocurrencies and loaded debit cards.

By Alex M In 2012, when Colorado and Washington legalized marijuana for recreational use, the whole cannabis community celebrated the beginning of the end of pot prohibition.   Something many people wanted to see had finally happened,  but while many entrepreneurs have joined the Green Rush, they have encountered more challenges and business hurdles than most expected. One Read the full article…

Global Cannabis Testing Market – Increasing Use For Medical Purposes To Propel Growth

Global Cannabis Testing Market - Increasing Use for Medical Purposes to Propel Growth

UNITED KINGDOM: The latest market research report by Technavio on the global cannabis testing market predicts a CAGR of around 12% during the period 2018-2022. The report segments the global cannabis testing market by product (instruments, consumables, and software) and by geography (the Americas, EMEA, and APAC). It provides a detailed illustration of the major factors influencing the market, including drivers, opportunities, Read the full article…