April 2019

Brought to you by Daily Marijuana Observer Canadian giant Canopy Growth Corp. (NYSE:CGC) (TSX:WEED) is poised to take another leap forward in its ongoing expansion into global cannabis markets. As of Thursday, April 18, 2019, the mega company secured the right to acquire Acreage Holdings, Inc. (CSE:ACRG.U) (OTC:ACRGF) for $3.4 billion – contingent upon cannabis legalization in the United […]

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TORONTO, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ – Flower One Holdings Inc. (“Flower One” or the “Company”) (CSE:FONE) (OTCQB:FLOOF) is pleased to provide a corporate update as the Company continues to execute on its growth strategy in the Nevada cannabis market. The Company has made significant operational progress on many fronts including: A.  Conversion of 400,000 Square […]

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NEW YORK, April 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ryah Medtech Inc. (“RYAH” or the “Company”) announced today that it has filed a Medical Device Establishment License application with Health Canada for its commercial grade cannabinoid cartridges. These cartridges are used with RYAH’s ground-breaking dose-measuring medicinal vaporizer for CBD and other cannabinoids or dry herbs. RYAH […]

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Brands in the crowded vaporizer space, meanwhile, are jostling for attention by appealing to different demographics. The fashion-forward Beboe, cofounded by L.A. tattoo artist Scott Campbell and Clement Kwan, a former Yoox and Dolce Gabbana executive, offers relaxation via delicate rose-gold vape pens (from $60) and tins of pink pastilles. High-end dispensary MedMen recently launched […]

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*Editor’s Note: The latest installment in the Ole Miss Retirees features is former Director Emeritus of the National Center for Natural Products Research, Larry Walker. The organization’s mission is to enable all of the university’s faculty and staff retirees to maintain and promote a close association with the university. It is the goal of the […]

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by Michael Panebianco , Op-Ed Contributor, April 19, 2019 NEW YORK, NY, APRIL 20 — Is cannabis the growth engine that thousands of brands have been dreaming of – or an enormous distraction that will suck up marketing dollars and attention, yielding little return? CBD… read more at: https://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/334573/cannabis-growth-engine-or-side-show.html

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Almost no one can argue that the retail ecosystem isn’t changing at an accelerated pace. But a school of thought around the shift misses the mark pretty badly. Specifically, there are a lot of doomsayers out there who look at store closings (Sears, Lowe’s, JCPenney, Macy’s, etc.) as the harbingers of worse to come for […]

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After a little soul searching, and maybe a quick read of last week’s blog post, you’ve decided to rebrand your cannabis company. But now what? Coming up with an entirely new brand identity is one thing, but retooling and revising what you’ve already got is an entirely different story. Here are a few tips to […]

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Bryan Passman, a longtime executive search consultant in Miami, recently started a cannabis-centric recruiting firm. It was originally called The Grass Is Greener Global (The GIGG), but he changed it to Hunter Esquire because clients told him that they’d prefer he had a more professional-sounding name. Mr. Passman advises interviewees that if they want to […]

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California cannabis distributors are warning about what they call a “double-taxation” situation in San Diego that’s raising costs for businesses. If the practice is adopted by other cities and counties, distributors note, it could contribute to further market instability in the state overall by squeezing profit margins and raising product costs for consumers. San Diego […]

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