California: Regulators Finalize Rules Permitting Cannabis Home Deliveries

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CALIFORNIA: State regulators gave final approval last week to regulations governing the commercial sale of cannabis, including rulespermitting its home delivery. Under the plan, licensed businesses will be able to home deliver cannabis to adults — including those who reside in localities that have otherwise prohibited retail cannabis sales. An estimated 390 of the states 482 cities do not currently authorize Read the full article…

Eaze Releases 2018 California Cannabis Trend Report

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Data Report Shows An Upward Trend Among Females, Baby Boomers and CBD for Wellness CALIFORNIA: Eaze, a cannabis marketplace, has released its fourth annual Eaze Insights: 2018 State of Cannabis data report, a comprehensive overview of consumer trends driving the cannabis industry year over year. The report draws insights from the consumer behavior of more than 450,000 Read the full article…

Tilray To Acquire Natura Naturals Holdings For Up To C$70 Million Subject To Performance Milestones

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CANADA: Tilray, a global leader in cannabis research, cultivation, production and distribution, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all of the issued and outstanding securities of Natura Naturals Holdings, the parent company of a licensed cultivator of cannabis. As a result of the acquisition, if completed, Tilray will obtain Natura’s 662,000 square-foot Read the full article…

OLCC Commissioners Approve Stipulated Settlements For Recreational Marijuana Violations

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OREGON: At its monthly meeting January 17, 2019 meeting the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved the following fines and/or marijuana license suspensions or license surrenders based on stipulated settlements: Odin Distillations* will pay a fine of $2,310 or serve a 14-day recreational marijuana processor license suspension for two violations. Licensee is Odin Distillations, LLC; Odin Enterprises, LLC, Managing Member; Galt Industries, Read the full article…

Aphria And UNOapp To Partner On Technology And Analytics Solutions For The Adult-Use Cannabis Industry

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CANADA: Aphria recently entered into an exclusive agreement with Toronto-based UNOapp to collaborate on the development of technology and analytics solutions for Canada’s adult-use cannabis industry.   “With our innovation-focused approach, Aphria is setting the pace for the evolution of the adult-use cannabis industry in Canada,” said Jakob Ripshtein, President of Aphria. “Our industry’s long-term future will be driven by consumer-centric, innovation-led product, brand and technology solutions. We are excited for this collaboration with a fantastic technology partner in UNOapp and look forward Read the full article…

Acreage Holdings’ Partner, Greenleaf Apothecaries, Opens The Botanist Dispensary In Canton, Ohio

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NEW YORK: Acreage Holdings, the United States’ largest vertically integrated, multi-state cannabis operator according to public filings, announced Greenleaf Apothecaries has opened its first “The Botanist” medical cannabis dispensary in Canton, OH. Acreage maintains a Management Services Agreement with Greenleaf that delivers Acreage’s operational expertise, product development capabilities, and “The Botanist” retail dispensary brand. Greenleaf Read the full article…

Cresco Labs Continues First To Market Strategy In Ohio By Facilitating First Legal Sale Of Medical Marijuana

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OHIO: Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, today announced the opening and first legal sale of medical marijuana in the state of Ohio at its CY+ dispensary, making this the second state medical marijuana program in which the Company has been first to market. “In Ohio, we Read the full article…

420MEDIA Trailblazers In Cannabis: Home Grown ORegonicX Founders Angela & Jared Panks

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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 profile a noteworthy business pioneer and ask each 5 questions. This week’s featured trailblazers are Angela and Jared Panks, founders of Home Grown ORegonicX. Tell us about your Company Our farm, Home Read the full article…

International Cannabis Industry Leaders To Convene At The CannaTech House In Davos, Switzerland

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ISRAEL:  The world’s top cannabis industry leaders will convene in an unprecedented gathering in Davos, Switzerland from January 22-25.  Ehud Barak, former Israeli Prime Minister and Chairman of InterCure, Roei Zerahia CEO CANNDOC, Yona Levy CEO of Alvit and Tefen, Eyal Barad CEO Cannabics,  Lorne Gertner Chairman of Hiku Brands, Jason Warnock CEO of TheraCann Read the full article…

NECANN Expands Again In 2019

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New England’s longest-running cannabis convention series expands to Springfield, Massachusetts and New Jersey MASSACHUSETTS: NECANN, producers of the two largest cannabis industry conventions on the East Coast (in Boston and Portland, ME) announced the addition of two new events making it the largest cannabis convention series in the world. After adding three new markets in 2018 Read the full article…