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Statement from Governor Sandoval on Department Of Justice Announcement

CARSON CITY, Nev., Jan. 4, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Statement from Governor Brian Sandoval on the announcement from the Department of Justice that United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions will rescind the previous administration’s directives that discouraged enforcement of federal marijuana laws in states that had legalized the substance.

Regulation Questions Swirl as Sacramento Draws Closer to Recreational Marijuana

Regulation Questions Swirl as Sacramento Draws Closer to Recreational Marijuana

For months, Joe Devlin and his team have been working to create the rules and regulations for each aspect of Sacramento’s cannabis industry, including cultivation, delivery, dispensary, testing, and transportation.

Cannabis Investment Book Predicts Controversial Changes in Marijuana Industry

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — In Amazon bestseller “Tipping the Scale: The Book That Changed Everything You Know About Investing in Cannabis”, a 140-page roadmap for investors seeking to understand the legal cannabis industry and the first-ever book of its kind, author Michael Brubeck lays out provocative, controversial and insightful cannabis industry predictions.

Marijuana's Female Pioneers Are Being Pushed Aside in the Legal Weed Boom

Marijuana’s Female Pioneers Are Being Pushed Aside in Legal Weed Boom

In the business of medicinal marijuana, there are strains for almost anything that ails you. So far, though, female entrepreneurs have yet to find a variety that addresses a painful side effect of the booming legal pot industry: sexism.

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NOVEMBER 6: Cannabis Business Groups to Host Fire Relief Fundraiser in Santa Rosa

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Oct. 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — In response to the devastating fires that swept through Northern California this month, the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) and its state affiliate, the California Cannabis Industry Association (CCIA), are hosting a cannabis industry fundraiser for community fire relief efforts on November 6 in Santa Rosa, CA.

Puerto Rico’s Medical Marijuana Industry Takes a Hit From Hurricane

Puerto Rico’s fledgling legal marijuana industry is struggling to recover as the devastation delivered by Hurricane Maria may have cost the island trade millions of dollars in damage.

Survey: 11% of Government Employees in D.C. Area Have Bought Legal Pot

Survey: 11% of Government Employees in D.C. Area Have Bought Legal Pot

Washington, D.C., isn’t a large market for the cannabis industry, but it could be very influential with regards to legalization. It turns out that quite a few cannabis buyers are government employees, according to new research.


Sugarmade Announces Details of BudLife Cannabis Storage Products

INDUSTRY, Calif., Aug. 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Sugarmade, Inc. (OTCQB:SGMD), today announces new details of its upcoming BudLife product line, the first patented, container system designed to maintain the integrity of cannabis during long-term storage. Sugarmade and its manufacturing partner, Plantation Corp., have been testing several prototype versions of BudLife over the past few months.

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Statement: The New Jersey CannaBusiness Association Salutes Senator Cory Booker’s Cannabis Legalization Efforts

TRENTON, N.J., Aug. 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The New Jersey CannaBusiness Association (NJCBA), the state’s leading business advocacy group for expanding access to medical cannabis and responsible adult-use of cannabis, fully endorses Senator Cory Booker’s cannabis legislative efforts.

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Herban Planet Launches Into Online Cannabis Space

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — It’s finally here, the ultimate guide to the cannabis universe. It’s taking the online cannabis industry to a new high. Herban Planet is the most complete cannabis guide available today for all things in the industry. From dispensaries, growers and business services, to green doctors, education, delivery services and more, there is no parallel.

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Harborside Named BEST of the East Bay 2017 in Four Cannabis Categories

OAKLAND, Calif., July 25, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The East Bay Express 2017 “Best of the East Bay” winners have been announced and Harborside has won all four cannabis categories for which they received nominations! Harborside thanks their patients for such accolades.

Which Cannabis Stock Could Be First to $1 Billion in Annual Sales?

Which Cannabis Stock Could Be First to $1 Billion in Annual Sales?

If there is a “Holy Grail” milestone out there for cannabis stocks, it’s the $1 billion sales mark. The first cannabis company to hit $1 billion in sales will likely validate the industry to Wall Street and investors. But which marijuana stock has the best chance at being first to $1 billion in annual sales?


BioTrackTHC™ COO Joins ASTM International Standardization Group

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — BioTrackTHC COO Moe Afaneh announces membership with ASTM International. This will allow Dr. Afaneh to offer his years of experience in the cannabis industry to the ASTM International decision-making process.

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Big Marijuana Investors Hear Pitches from Dozens of Startups in Austin

AUSTIN, Texas, April 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — More than 200 high net-worth investors from around the world will gather in Austin, TX at the Arcview Investor Forum to hear pitches from dozens of promising cannabis companies in a “Shark Tank” like forum.

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Freedom Leaf, Inc. (OTC PINK: FRLF) Today Announced Mr. Charles Grigsby Has Joined The Marijuana Legalization Company As Its New Chief Financial Officer

LAS VEGAS, April 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Freedom Leaf, Inc. (OTC PINK: FRLF) today announced Mr. Charles Grigsby, CPA, ABV, CFF, CITP, CMAA, MAFF, CFE has signed a two year executive employment contract with Freedom Leaf, Inc. as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

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Wana Brands Co-Owner Nancy Whiteman to Offer Infused Products Insights at leading Industry Events

BOULDER, Colo., April 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Wana Brands Co-Owner Nancy Whiteman will offer Cannabis industry insights on innovative trends and discuss tools and strategies for marketing infused products at leading industry events.

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Business Leaders Form New Group to Support State-Based Cannabis Trade

DENVER, March 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — A coalition of companies related to the legal cannabis industry have announced the formation of the New Federalism Fund (NFF), an effort dedicated to working with Congress and the administration to protect current state-based regulatory systems for the legal cannabis industry.


Wellness Connection of Maine Now Offers Debit Payment Option

PORTLAND, Maine, March 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Wellness Connection of Maine (WCM), the state’s largest medical cannabis operator, now offers members the ability to pay for cannabis without using cash. A new mobile app, CanPay, is the first of its kind technology for the cannabis industry.


MedMen Greatly Expands its Footprint in 2016

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MedMen, a leading cannabis management and investment firm based in Los Angeles, grew its workforce more than five-fold and greatly expanded its footprint in 2016 with new investments and operations across North America, the firm said in its annual report released today.

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MassRoots Comments on White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s Cannabis Policy Remarks

DENVER, Feb. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB:MSRT), one of the leading technology platforms for the cannabis industry, is pleased to report its monthly page views have increased 68% month over month.

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Surna Inc. Converts $2.76 Million of Debt

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Surna Inc. (OTCQB: SRNA) converted $2.76 million of its 10% convertible promissory notes, consisting of approximately $2.28 million in principal and $480,000 of accrued interest, into approximately 18 million shares of newly issued common stock and cash payments of less than $200,000.

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Cannabis Business Alliance Statement: States on Path to Cannabis Legalization can find insight from Colorado’s Industry for Best Practices in Regulation and Child Safety

DENVER, Feb. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — In response to Gov. Hickenlooper’s recent visit to speak with California legislators in Sacramento, Calif., in advance of legalization of adult-use cannabis, The Cannabis Business Alliance (CBA) has released a statement.

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Medical Marijuana Inc. Subsidiary, HempMeds, Announces New Affiliate Program Showcasing Customer Loyalty

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA) announced today that its subsidiary HempMeds® is announcing a new affiliate program showcasing customer loyalty by allowing them to earn a commission by referring customers to the company.

Recent Trends Reveal Canadian Market Maturing Faster Than U.S.

Recent Trends Reveal Canadian Market Maturing Faster Than U.S.

“We are continuing to see Canadian companies invest in or acquire assets in U.S. cannabis markets […] looking to take advantage of increased demand abroad,” a Viridian Capital analyst says.


Sapphire Risk Advisory Group Selected as the Security Consultant for the Florida Cannabis Coalition

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Sapphire Risk Advisory Group has been selected as the security consultant for the Florida Cannabis Coalition. Florida is one of the newer States to legalize Medical Marijuana joins over 28 other States in this growing industry.


Leafbuyer Announces its List of the ‘Top 10 Most Eye-Catching Dispensaries in Seattle’

SEATTLE, Jan. 31, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Leafbuyer.com, the world’s leading cannabis deals website, which connects cannabis consumers to the best legal marijuana deals in the market, has announced its 2017 list of the “Top 10 Most Eye-Catching Dispensaries in Seattle.”

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New Jersey Cannabusiness Association Launches

TRENTON, N.J., Jan. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — As the nation continues moving state-by-state towards legalizing medical and adult-use cannabis, more and more entrepreneurs and businesses are staking their claim in this rapidly growing industry. To help guide these businesses through New Jersey’s legal and regulatory environment, a group of business leaders, civic leaders and patient-advocates recently formed a trade association to support the expanding legal cannabis industry.

The Real Reason Craft Cannabis is Here to Stay

The Real Reason Craft Cannabis is Here to Stay

Nothing evokes passionate debate in the cannabis community like the threat of big business taking over. The arguments against big marijuana fill the internet. The heartfelt plea to preserve small farms is echoed throughout the US, Canada, and Jamaica. At the Marijuana Business Conference in Las Vegas last November there was even a debate dedicated to arguing which was better: Craft Cannabis vs Big Marijuana.

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NCIA Launches “We Are The Cannabis Industry” Campaign with Profiles, Digital Ads

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) today launched We Are The Cannabis Industry, a campaign designed to tell the stories of real people who work in America’s legal marijuana industry and highlight how the emerging business sector is creating significant benefits for both individuals and the economy.


Marijuana Industry Group Launches Safe Consumption PSA Campaign

DENVER, Dec. 30, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Marijuana Industry Group (MIG) has launched a public service announcement campaign advocating safe and responsible cannabis consumption in the Colorado marketplace, where cannabis was first made legal for adults.

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