WSLCB Listen And Learn Forum: Draft Conceptual Rules Regarding Voluntary Licensee Consultation And Education Program Rules

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WASHINGTON: The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) is hosting a Listen and Learn forum about draft conceptual rules regarding the voluntary cannabis licensee consultation and education program. Please join us on March 11, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at our Headquarters Boardroom, located at 1025 Union Avenue SE, in downtown Olympia. You Read the full article…

Viola Launches Viola Cares With National Non-Profit Organization Root And Rebound

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Social Impact Initiative Aims to Destigmatize Minority Representation and Increase Social Equity Within the Cannabis Industry CALIFORNIA: Viola, a nationwide leader in the production and sale of premium quality cannabis products founded by NBA veteran Al Harrington, today announced the official launch of its social equity initiative - Viola Cares. Through education, equitable offerings, expungement, and incubation programs, Read the full article…

Illinois: Pritzker Administration Announces Revenue Figures For First Month Of Adult Use Cannabis

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ILLINOIS: The Illinois Department of Revenue announced that adult-use cannabis sales generated $7,332,058 in cannabis tax revenue during the month of January, with an additional $3,147,928.29 generated in retail sales tax revenue. Governor Pritzker’s recently released budget conservatively estimated the state would collect $28 million in cannabis tax revenue during the remainder of the fiscal Read the full article…

OLCC Commission Approves Marijuana Licensee Stipulated Settlements

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OREGON: At its monthly meeting on February 20, 2020, the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved three marijuana violation stipulated settlement agreements: Slabtown in Portland will pay a fine of $5,280 AND serve a 32-day recreational marijuana retailer license suspension for two violations. Licensee is: Slabtown Proprietors, LLC; Portadelphia, LLC, Member; Albert Corrado, Member/Manager; Rose City Brands, LLC, Member; Troy Patterson, Member; CannaRefinery, LLC, Read the full article…

OLCC February Commission Meeting Is Thursday, February 20, 2020

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 9:00 a.m. AGENDA OLCC Commisioners: Chairman Paul Rosenbaum Jennifer Currin Kiauna Floyd Michael Harper Matthew Maletis Hugh Palcic Marvin Révoal For more information, contact: 503-872-5006 / 1-800-452-6522 laura.paul@oregon.gov Commission Meeting Calendar

Acreage Announces Resignation Of Board Member Bill Weld To Focus On Presidential Campaign

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NEW YORK: Acreage Holdings, announced that Bill Weld, former Governor of Massachusetts and a 2020 Republican candidate for President of the United States, has resigned as a member of Acreage’s Board of Directors to focus on his political campaign. “I have greatly enjoyed working with CEO Kevin Murphy and the other members of the Board to help Read the full article…

OLCC Approves Marijuana License Stipulated Settlement

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Starts Additional Rule-making Affecting Bottle Bill & Milk Beverages OREGON: At a special meeting on January 30, 2020, the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved one marijuana violation stipulated settlement agreement. Cura CS, a licensed recreational marijuana wholesaler, will pay a fine of $110,000 for two violations. Licensees are: Cura CS, LLC; Cura Partners, Inc., Member; Cameron Forni, President/Director/Stockholder; Read the full article…

The Arcview Group Launches First Member-Based Fund

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Cannabis-Focused Investor Network Announces The Arcview Collective Fund; Members to Participate in Investment Decisions CALIFORNIA:  The Arcview Group, the leading cannabis investment and market research network, announces the launch of its first member-based fund: the Arcview Collective Fund. Arcview members will have exclusive access to the fund led by Arcview Ventures Chief Investment Officer, Jeanne M. Sullivan Read the full article…

ManifestSeven Acquires The People’s Kush, Further Expanding Retail Reach

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Cannabis delivery service provides access to broader Sacramento market CALIFORNIA: ManifestSeven, California’s first integrated omni-channel platform for legal cannabis, today announced the acquisition of The People’s Kush, a legal cannabis delivery service based in Davis, California. The People’s Kush will be integrated into M7’s retail arm Weden, which has storefront and delivery operations across the state, Read the full article…

Aphria Announces Closing Of $100 Million Strategic Investment From Institutional Investor

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CANADA: Aphria announced that it closed its previously announced strategic investment from an institutional investor for aggregate gross proceeds to the Company of C$100,000,001. Pursuant to the Offering, the Significant Investor has agreed to purchase 14,044,944 units of the Company at a price of C$7.12 per unit. Each unit is comprised of one common share of Aphria and Read the full article…