Cresco Labs Opens Third Pittsburgh Area Dispensary

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PENNSYLVANIA: Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, has announced the opening of a CY+ dispensary in New Kensington, Pennsylvania. To commemorate the opening, Cresco welcomed Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman to cut the ceremonial ribbon and to speak about the opioid crisis plaguing the state and Cresco’s Read the full article…

MediPharm Labs Signs Agreement With AusCann For Cannabis Oil Export To Australia

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CANADA: MediPharm Labs, a leader in specialized, research-driven cannabis extraction, distillation, purification and cannabinoid isolation, is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, MediPharm Labs Inc. (“MediPharm Labs” or the “Company”), has entered into its first definitive international sales agreement, dated February 20, 2019, with AusCann Group Holdings Ltd. (“AusCann”) to supply private label purified, pharmaceutical 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…

Harvest Health & Recreation Acquires Six Additional Licenses In Home State of Arizona

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ARIZONA: Harvest Health & Recreation Inc, a vertically integrated public cannabis company with one of the largest footprints in the U.S., has entered into a binding agreement providing for it to acquire six additional licenses in Arizona. Upon closing, Harvest Health & Recreation Inc. (Harvest) will control 16 licenses throughout its home state of Arizona, the 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…

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…

Weekend Unlimited Wins Lottery To Trade Under “POT” Symbol On CSE

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POT lottery raises awareness and demand, OTC listing provides US investor access and broadens shareholder base CANADA: Weekend Unlimited announced that it will begin to trade today on the CSE under the symbol POT. In addition, the Company is trading on the OTC Pink Open Market with ticker symbol WKULF. The Company, which has just announced that Read the full article…

Tilray Announces Global Senior Leadership Appointments

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Former Coca-Cola, Starbucks, Nestle and Diageo executives join pioneering cannabis company CANADA: Tilray, a global pioneer in cannabis production, research, cultivation and distribution, announces the expansion of its global senior leadership team with four strategic hires: Greg Christopher as EVP of Operations, formerly with Nestle; Rita Seguin as EVP of Human Resources, formerly with Diageo; Read the full article…

Former Apple Exec Joins Leading Global Cannabis Brand Cura As CMO

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OREGON: Cura Partners, one of the largest cannabis brands in the world, today welcomes former Beats by Dre (an Apple company) Global Head of Marketing Jason White as Chief Marketing Officer. White will oversee the development of Cura’s brand family, specifically Select Oil and Select CBD, the company’s best-selling cannabis and hemp oil lines. Jason White joins Cura with over Read the full article…

420MEDIA Trailblazers In Cannabis: Adelia Carrillo, CEO Of Direct Cannabis Network

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Digital marketing agency 420MEDIA and the Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) have joined forces to create a series highlighting entrepreneurs trailblazing the cannabis scene. Each week, we’ll profile a noteworthy business pioneer, and ask each 5 questions.  This week’s featured trailblazer is Adelia Carrillo, CEO of Direct Cannabis Network Tell us about your company Direct Cannabis Read the full article…