Canopy Growth Receives License for World’s Largest Cannabis Cultivation Site

Canadian medical cannabis producer Canopy Growth Corp. has been granted a license for the largest federally-licensed cannabis cultivation site in the world – it’s 1.3 million-square-foot site in Aldergrove, British Columbia. The site is one of two operating under a partnership with BC Tweed, known as the BC Tweed Joint Venture. The license covers more […]

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Six MMJ Cultivator Applicants Sue Ohio

Six medical cannabis cultivator applicants are suing Ohio claiming that regulators didn’t follow their own rules in scoring and awarding the 12 licenses to grow cannabis for the state program, Cleveland.com reports. The lawsuit aims to block the state from awarding the licenses. Among the claims: Scores for at least 14 of the applications were […]

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MMJ Sales Begin in Pennsylvania

Medical cannabis sales in Pennsylvania began yesterday as six out of the 10 dispensaries so far approved by the state were legally allowed to open their doors. The program rolled out ahead of schedule, less than two years after the law was signed by Gov. Tom Wolf. “We reached this historic day through a lot […]

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Shopify Will Run Ontario’s Legal Cannabis Sales Platforms

The government of Ontario, Canada has tabbed Shopify Inc. to run online retail cannabis sales, the Canadian Press reports. Shopify’s platforms will also be used at retail points-of-sale. “Our top priority is fulfilling the province’s framework for the safe and sensible retailing of recreational cannabis for when it is legalized by the federal government. We […]

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Six Companies Sign on With Quebec, Canada Government to Supply Adult-Use Cannabis Market

Six licensed medical cannabis companies have signed on with the province of Quebec, Canada to provide 60,000 kilograms (132,277 pounds) of cannabis for the forthcoming adult-use cannabis market, the Globe and Mail reports. The provincial government expects to open 15 stores throughout Quebec and will allow online sales. The companies include: The Hydropothecary Corp. – […]

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CanopyBoulder Launches 9th Canna-business Accelerator Program

CanopyBoulder’s spring 2018 business accelerator cohort includes a blockchain technology company, a software firm, and other tech projects aimed at marketing and medical cannabis information. In total, six companies comprise CanopyBoulder’s ninth class in the 16-week accelerator program. The six companies: Realm 72 – an online marketplace for marketers, brands, and influencers, linking products and […]

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Washington’s Seed-to-Sale Traceability System Targeted in Cyber Attack

Already behind schedule, Washington state’s new seed-to-sale tracking system, known as Data Leaf Systems, opened on February 1 to immediate complaints. The database is reportedly filled with bugs — and now it has surfaced that the system was hacked in a cyber attack on Saturday, February 3. Since November, when MJ Freeway announced the system […]

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Texas Dispensary Delivers State’s First MMJ Product to 6-year-old Patient

Texas dispensary Knox Medical has delivered the state’s first medical cannabis products to a six-year-old suffering from intractable epilepsy, the Texas Tribune reports. The delivery comes more than two years after Gov. Greg Abbott signed legislation creating the limited program. “For Texans suffering from intractable epilepsy, the wait for medical cannabis is finally over. This […]

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iAnthus Finalizes Deal for New York MMJ Company

iAnthus Capital Holdings has completed its $18 million acquisition of New York medical cannabis company Citiva Medical, LLC. Citiva is one of just 10 medical cannabis licensees in the Empire State. The $18 million deal was satisfied mostly through iAnthus shares – $14.4 million – and $3.6 million in cash. iAnthus is traded on the […]

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Willie’s Reserve Raises Capital for Product Line Expansion

GCH Inc., the cannabis company founded by Willie Nelson, has raised $12 million to fund its state-by-state expansion, with plans to launch its Willie’s Reserve line in California by spring. The fundraising is part of a Series B capital raise which the company expects to reach $40 million by the round’s close. The round has […]

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Canadian Cannabis-Centric Entrepreneur Collective Acquires Uruguay Hemp Producer

In their first foray into Latin America, British Columbia, Canada-based Cannabis Wheaton Income Corp. is set to acquire Uruguayan hemp producer Inverell S.A. in a deal worth $15 million. Inverell is licensed in Uruguay to cultivate and harvest a proprietary hemp strain containing 0.5 percent THC and 8 percent CBD. Inverell also owns a genetic […]

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Canopy Launches Venture Fund Targeting Growth Stage Ancillary Cannabis Companies

Boulder Colorado-based venture capital firm Canopy is launching a $50 million fund targeting growth stage ancillary cannabis companies raising bridge, series A round, and follow-on funding. The fund, Canopy Ventures I, will complement the firm’s existing accelerator and seed stage funds. “We’re providing smart money to great companies with a proven model. One area where […]

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Oregon Cannabis Regulators Up Penalties for Sales to Minors

A temporary change in Oregon’s penalties for selling cannabis products to minors took effect last week, providing higher fines and cannabis worker permit suspensions for employees who knowingly sell cannabis to individuals under 21-years-old. The new rules up the fine from 1,650 to $4,950 and the permit revocation from 10 days to 30. The Oregon […]

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Aurora Sky Facility Receives Health Canada MMJ Cultivation License

Aurora Cannabis Inc. has received a cultivation license from Health Canada for its under-construction, 800,000-square-foot facility at the Edmonton International Airport, dubbed Aurora Sky. The facility will be able to produce more than 100,000 kilograms (220,462 pounds) of cannabis annually. “The licensing of Aurora Sky is a game changing milestone for the cannabis industry and […]

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Canadian MMJ Producer Aphria to Acquire Nuuvera for $826M

Canadian medical cannabis producer Aphria Inc. is set to acquire Nuuvera Inc. for $826 million as part of its efforts to expand into Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, where Nuuvera already has a strong presence. Aphria will pay $8.50 per share to Nuuvera shareholders – a 21.4 percent premium over the stock’s Friday close price. […]

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Per-Pound Cannabis Prices Drop in First Month of 2018

According to Cannabis Benchmark’s U.S. Spot Index, the price-per-pound of cannabis has fallen 3.5 percent from Jan. 12 to Jan. 19, to $1,292, representing a spot price-per-gram of $2.85, with a simple average price of $3.20. The report indicates that the drop “was driven primarily by significant week-over-week decline in wholesale rates in Oregon, though […]

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Canadian MMJ Producers Aurora and CanniMed Come to Terms in $1.1B Deal

In the most valuable cannabis industry deal to date, Canadian medical cannabis producers Aurora Cannabis Inc and CanniMed Therapeutics have entered into a support agreement that will create the most valuable cannabis company in the world. The deal, which comes months after Aurora set in motion a hostile takeover bid of CanniMed and led to the […]

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Nevada Cannabis Taxes in November are Second Highest Since Program’s Launch

Tax revenues from Nevada’s cannabis industry are continuing to exceed expectations as the state raised more than $5.5 million in November from the 15 percent wholesale taxes on medical and recreational products, and the 10 percent excise tax on adult-use sales, the Las Vegas Sun reports. The governor’s office had projected the industry would bring […]

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Canada’s Shoppers Drug Mart Inks Third Deal to Provide MMJ to Consumers

Canadian medical cannabis producer Tilray has entered an agreement with the nation’s largest provider of pharmacy products and services, Shoppers Drug Mart, to sell its products to consumers, according to a KamloopsBCNow report. This is the third medical cannabis producer to strike a deal with Shoppers Drug Mart – Aphria and MedReLeaf announced their own […]

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Aurora Subsidiary Wins Italian MMJ Contract

Pedanios GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canada’s Aurora Cannabis Inc., has won a contract to supply medical cannabis to the Italian government through the Ministry of Defense, which oversees the nation’s medical cannabis program. Under current Italian law, the Defense Ministry currently produces the medical cannabis for Italian patients, but some wholesalers can purchase products […]

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iAnthus Acquires Florida MMJ Producer in $48M Deal

iAnthus Capital Holdings Inc., which owns and operates licensed cannabis operations in Vermont, Colorado, Massachusetts, and New Mexico, has acquired Florida medical cannabis company GrowHealthy in a deal worth $17,500,000 in cash and $30,500,000 in iAnthus common shares. The company is one of just 13 licensed medical cannabis producers in the Sunshine State. GrowHealthy operates […]

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Cannabis Tech Company Partners with Nonprofit to Increase Social Equity in Cannabis

Eaze is partnering with Oakland, California-based nonprofit The Hood Incubator in their efforts to bring social equity to the cannabis space. The Hood Incubator works with communities of color in the cannabis space and Eaze has promised $1 million in funding over the next three years to help bring cannabis industry opportunities to such communities. “We […]

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Women Grow Launches ‘WGTV’ on Twitch

Women Grow, a professional network that connects, educates, and empowers female cannabis industry leaders, has soft-launched WomenGrow TV on streaming media platform Twitch and will officially launch the channel during its 2018 Women Grow Leadership Summit on Feb. 1 and 2. The channel will feature exclusive content, including selections from the 2018 summit. “We are […]

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Aphria Acquires Broken Coast in Latest Canadian MMJ Deal

Canadian medical cannabis producer Aphria Inc. has signed a letter of intent to acquire British Columbia’s Broken Coast Cannabis Inc. in a deal worth about C$230 million. The deal, subject to customary closing adjustments, will be paid in C$10 million cash and the remainder in Aphria shares. The deal will see Aphria become the largest […]

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