Coastal Cannabis: The Atlantic Canadian Cannabis Market

The era of legal weed has kicked off with a shortage in 2018, creating opportunity for the Atlantic Canadian cannabis market. Atlantic Canada is without a doubt the most underrated cannabis market in the country. While British Columbia has a tendency to dominate the cannabis conversation thanks to strong cultural associations and that iconic ‘BC […]

NanoSphere Announces $2.25 Million Financing for Rapid Expansion of Cannabis Product Line

NanoSphere Health Sciences (CSE:NSHS) is pleased to announce a non-brokered private placement of up to CAD $ 2,250,000. The proceeds will be used to expand the award-winning Evolve Formulas cannabis products into more markets in the US, Canada, and outside of North America. Funds will also be used to develop new products, increase production in […]

GTEC Enters into Agreement to Facilitate Acquisition of Cannabis Genetics

GTEC Holdings Ltd. (TSXV:GTEC) (OTC:GGTTF) (“GTEC” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that is has executed an agreement to facilitate acquisition of cannabis genetics, via its wholly owned subsidiary, Tumbleweed Farms Corp. (“Tumbleweed”). Tumbleweed signed an agreement with 1183279 B.C. Ltd., an Okanagan-based cannabis consulting firm (the “Consultant”), dated October 19, 2018, in order to facilitate […]

What Happens in Vegas: Nevada’s Cannabis Tourism Industry

Nevada’s cannabis tourism industry is fuelling the success of one of the “gold standards” for legal cannabis jurisdictions in the United States. Nevada can thank its thriving tourism industry for its leader status which will largely be driven by the newly legalized adult-use market in the world’s premiere entertainment destination. The legislation has proven to […]

Valens GroWorks Hosts Cannabis Educator Emma Chasen on Bi-Weekly Podcast

In the second episode of their EXTRACTED podcast, presented in partnership with Leafly, Valens GroWorks Corp (CSE:VGW) hosted US-based cannabis educator Emma Chasen. Chasen is the co-founder and CEO of Eminent Consulting Firm, based in Portland, Oregon. In the interview, she discussed her path to the cannabis industry, which was prompted by her interest in plant medicine. […]

Better Together: Strategic Partnerships in the Cannabis Market

Evolving every day, strategic partnerships in the cannabis market are helping to shape the industry. The spreading legalization of both medical and recreational cannabis here in North America and abroad is allowing the cannabis industry to advance both in terms of clinical research and technological innovation, from cultivation practises to cannabinoid delivery systems. At the […]

High Hampton Closes Acquisition of Mojave Jane, Licensed California Cannabis Manufacturing Company

High Hampton Holdings Corp (CSE:HC,OTCMKTS:HHPHF FSE:OHCN) (“High Hampton” or the “Company”) is pleased to report that it has successfully closed the previously announced transaction to acquire 100% of all of the issued and outstanding member interests in Mojave Jane, LLC (“Mojave Jane”)  (the “Acquisition”). The Acquisition adds a fifth 100%-owned subsidiary to High Hampton’s growing portfolio of California-based cannabis […]

Challenges Breed Innovation: Marketing Cannabis Brands in Canada

Many of the current trends for marketing cannabis brands in Canada are a direct result of marketers thinking creatively to get around restrictions imposed by the federal government. High quality branding is a powerful thing. The look, feel and associations that a company uses to support its product can be every bit as important as […]

Life Science Big News Roundup: NanoSphere’s Transdermal NanoSerum™ Met with Unprecedented Response in Colorado; Isodiol International Inc. to Debut New CBD Beverage Ingredient; PreveCeutical Applies its Proprietary Extraction Protocol to Two Additional Cannabis Strains

In case you missed it, here is this week’s life science big news roundup: Biotech: NanoSphere: Evolve Formulas Transdermal NanoSerum CBD Met with Unprecedented Response across Colorado Market Isodiol International Inc. Set to Debut New CBD Beverage Ingredient, Heneplex p200, at Supply Side West and Provides Shareholder Update PreveCeutical Applies its Proprietary Extraction Protocol for Medical […]

Cannabis Big News Roundup: Koios Mapping Human Brain to Study Impact of CBD; Matica and Yunify Develop First Consumer Product; Cannvas Signs Revenue Share and Marketing Agreement with MOOD™

In case you missed it, here is this week’s big news roundup for cannabis: Bougainville Signs Binding LOI to Acquire Assets of Gene Bank Research Inc. Invictus and Poda Announce Closing of Arrangement Pure Global Cannabis Launching Medical Product Line With Research Driven Approach Koios Mapping Human Brain to Study Impact of CBD 1933 Industries […]

Ascent Industries Provides Update on Cannabis Research Initiatives with Simon Fraser University

Ascent Industries (CSE:ASNT) (“Ascent” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary Agrima Botanicals Corp. (“Agrima”), a licensed producer of cannabis located in Maple Ridge, B.C., and Simon Fraser University’s plant biologist Dr. Zamir K. Punja, further to a Collaborative Research and Development grant, which is co-funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada(NSERC), have […]

New Cannabis Markets Open in US Following Midterm Election

In a heated midterm election voting day in the US on Tuesday (November 6), marijuana policy found its way to victory in the ballot of three states. Michigan, Missouri and Utah all passed legislation to regulate the use of marijuana. Michigan legalised adult-use while the other two states approved laws for the medical implementation of […]

Aurora Cannabis Opens New Facility, Raises Investment in Choom

Canadian licensed producer (LP) Aurora Cannabis (TSX:ACB; NYSE:ACB) kickstarted the week with two hefty announcements on Monday (November 5).  The cannabis giant announced that it has officially opened its indoor premium cannabis production facility in Quebec, in addition to increasing its investment in cannabis retailer, Choom (CSE:CHOO) through a non-brokered private placement. As a result […]

Khiron Life Sciences Applauds Government of Mexico on Announcing Guidelines for the Production and Import of Medical Cannabis Products

Khiron Life Sciences Corp. (TSXV:KHRN), (OTCQB: KHRNF), (Frankfurt: A2JMZC),(“Khiron” or the “Company”) an integrated medical cannabis company with its core operations in Colombia, applauds today’s announcement by the Government of Mexico establishing guidelines for the sanitary control of cannabis and its extracts. These guidelines, which were announced today by the Federal Commission for the Protection of Health Risks (COFEPRIS), establishes […]

Life Science Big News Roundup: Therma Bright Inc. to Establish Subsidiary for Cannabis Related Devices; PreveCeutical Holds Intensive Workshop to Advance Dual Gene Therapy Research Program for Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity

In case you missed it, here is this week’s life science big news roundup: Biotech:  Therma Bright Inc. to Establish Subsidiary for Cannabis Related Devices Pharma: PreveCeutical Holds Intensive Workshop to Advance Dual Gene Therapy Research Program for Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity To see our previous Life Science Investing Big News Roundups, please click here. Biotech […]

CMA Issues Guidance on Cannabis Marketing

 On Tuesday (October 30) the Canadian Marketing Agency (CMA) issued guidance for marketing in the cannabis industry following confusion and a warning from the federal government earlier in the month.  Due to the implementation of the Cannabis Act on October 17, cannabis companies faced a nebulous time of regulation enforcement in terms of marketing and […]

US Cannabis Operator Declines on CSE Debut

Multi-state cannabis operator Curaleaf Holdings (CSE:CURA) dropped in value following its debut in the Canadian public market on Monday (October 29). Curaleaf, formerly Lead Ventures, completed a business combination with Curaleaf and raised approximately C$ 520 million to start raising capital in Canada. The company made its debut on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) under […]

List of Cannabis Producers Investing in Retail Operator Revealed

On Monday (October 29) it was revealed which cannabis producers would invest in the retail plans of National Access Cannabis (TSXV:NAC). Following an initial announcement of a subscription investment agreement deal from NAC last Tuesday (October 23), the company closed the first round of financing. The full list of producers consists of established public players […]

Survival of the Fittest: Oregon’s Cannabis Market

Oregon’s cannabis market is on the way to being a $ 1 billion market, both in terms of medical and adult-use sales, by 2020. However, more than 3 years into cannabis legalization, the black market in Oregon remains, and unchecked production has led to plummeting prices, posing a threat to the industry. Yet, these challenges […]

Cannabis Short Sellers Make US$450 Million in 2 Days

As cannabis stocks continue a decline following the legalization of adult-use sales in Canada, a new report shows short sellers are racking in gains. After taking hits cannabis short sellers are now seeing gains again as the investing tactic made US$ 450 million during two trading days, according to a market report released on Tuesday […]

Cannabis Exec Explains Challenges for Multi-state Operators

The play for the US cannabis market has gained value in the eyes of investors, but one executive says not all multi-state operators are the same. According to George Scorsis, CEO of Liberty Health Sciences (CSE:LHS), the popular multi-state operator of cannabis assets in the US, the business model is not the same all around […]

High Barriers, High Opportunities: Australia’s Cannabis Extract Market

The high-barrier to entry in Australia’s cannabis extract market is developing a foothold in the country’s medicinal cannabis sector and is a growing opportunity for investment. Australia’s cannabis market is still in the early stages of growth, having just legalized cannabis for medical use in February 2016. Similar to Canada’s early-stage medical cannabis landscape, Australian […]

Cannabis Big News Roundup: Next Green Wave Announces Proposed Acquisition Of Loud Seeds; Good & Green Receives ACMPR Cannabis Cultivation License; Naturally Splendid Launches NATERA FX for Practitioner Market

In case you missed it, here is this week’s big news roundup for cannabis: Heritage and CannaCure Complete Definitive Agreement Biome Grow Introduces PEI Brand, Red Sands Craft Cannabis Co. Weekend Unlimited Inc. Announces Details of Northern Lights Organics Acquisition Bougainville Ventures to Purchase Additional Property in Washington State Orion Nutraceuticals, a Cannabis Life Sciences […]

Biome Grow Introduces PEI Brand, Red Sands Craft Cannabis Co.

Biome Grow Inc. (CSE:BIO) (“Biome” or the “Company”) is pleased to introduce its fifth subsidiary company and brand, Red Sands Craft Cannabis Co. (“Red Sands”). Red Sands is located in Prince Edward Island (PEI) and will service both the local and tourist markets in that province with locally produced and regionally grown cannabis products. The […]

Aurora Cannabis to Finally Make NYSE Debut

Cannabis investors will soon see a Canadian pot stock join the New York Stock Exchange. Aurora Cannabis (TSX:ACB) announced on Thursday (October 18) it obtained confirmation of approval to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) starting on October 23. The approval from the NYSE for Aurora’s listing was issued on Wednesday […]

Cannabis Shortage Won’t be Fixed with New Licenses, Says CEO

LEGALIZATION COVERAGE Canada’s decision to legalize the recreational use of cannabis has allowed the rise of an emerging investment market. The cannabis public sector has become one of the most followed industries for investors.  As such, the Investing News Network brings investors a collection of stories on the critical transition and its impact on the […]

Cannabis Stocks Drop on Legalization Date

LEGALIZATION COVERAGE Canada’s decision to legalize the recreational use of cannabis has allowed the rise of an emerging investment market. The cannabis public sector has become one of the most followed industries for investors.  As such, the Investing News Network brings investors a collection of stories on the critical transition and its impact on the […]

BLOK Technologies Provides Update on Greenstream Networks’ Cannabis Industry Technology

BLOK Technologies Inc. (CSE:BLK) (FRANKFURT:2AD) (“BLOK Tech” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide an update on the development progress of its 100% wholly-owned subsidiary Greenstream Networks Inc. (“Greenstream”).  As the Canadian Government’s Cannabis Act bringing about the legalization of Cannabis comes into effect today, October 17, 2018, Greenstream is poised to provide a comprehensive […]

Cannabis Update: Q3 2018 in Review

With legalization of cannabis in Canada here, companies in the sector faced the entry of big name corporations and the refinement of details across Canada for recreational sales. As cannabis stocks moved past a summer of solid movement and catalysts, the three-month period between July and September offered a rush never before seen in the […]

What are the Risks for Cannabis Investors Crossing to the US?

Debate continues over the risks for Canadian cannabis investors when entering the United States after legalization up North goes into effect on October 17. Investors were put on notice back in July when Canadian Sam Znaimer told his story of detention and eventual ban from entering the US due to his investments in US cannabis […]