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Gaingels comes to Canada A U.S.-based investment group that specializes in funding businesses with progressive values and LGBTQ leadership has made its first investment in Canada, CBC News reports. Gaingels has invested $360,000 in Borrowell, a Toronto-based fintech company that offers personal loans and free credit reports to customers. “We’re kind of drawing a line […]

RALEIGH — Andrew Ross, a Marine Corps veteran who served in Afghanistan, in January was working private security for a cross-country delivery of hemp. Ross’s task was simple: Guard a truckload of state-approved industrial hemp, grown in Kentucky, and bound for Colorado. Ross was pulled over by police in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, after the delivery truck […]

OLYMPIA – Cannabis regulators in Washington State will not be imposing a ban on sugared edibles. The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board announced in October of last year the agency would re-evaluate all edible pot products early in 2019, especially edibles that might be considered more appealing to children. “Recently concerns have been raised […]

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio — It’s a Tuesday afternoon and the door swings open into the waiting room at FRX Health on Dresden Avenue. A man who appears to be in his early 50s enters and walks to a small counter, presents an identification card to the security attendant and is admitted through another door. Over […]

by NATHANIEL NELSON Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, has become a phenomenon across the U.S. as a natural “cure-all” and as a potential alternative to more costly medications. Small studies have been conducted that point to potential benefits for depression and anxiety, and a prescription medication based on the substance has been approved to treat […]

TORONTO , June 17, 2019 /CNW/ – 48North Cannabis Corp. (“48North” or the “Company”) (NRTH.V) is inviting Canadians to “See the Good” as it launches a first-of-its kind video series dedicated to the cultivation of outdoor, sun-grown cannabis. 48North’s Good Farm, which is located in Brant County and received one of the first outdoor cannabis licences […]

LAS VEGAS , June 17, 2019 /CNW/ – Planet 13 Holdings Inc. (PLTH.CN) (PLNHF) (“Planet 13” or the “Company”), a leading vertically-integrated Nevada cannabis company, announced today that it has aligned with PAX Labs (“PAX”), the leading vaporizer technology brand, to create a premium flagship display space within the Planet 13 Complex, featuring PAX devices […]

Desert Hot Springs, CA, June 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Imaging3, Inc. (OTCQB:IGNG), (“IGNG” or “Imaging3”) today announced that on June 21, 2019, Grapefruit Boulevard Investments, Inc. (“Grapefruit” or the “Company”) will commence retail sales of its first brand of cannabis infused edible gummies in California under the trade name, Sugar Stoned®. Imaging3’s new CEO, […]

DETROIT – There are plenty of events being held Saturday in celebration of 420, the unofficial national marijuana holiday.  For those who are not aware, 420 refers to the cannabis-themed celebrations that take place annually April 20.  Related: Pontiac to start taking applications for medical marijuana facilities 48th annual Hash Bash celebrates victory of legalization in Ann Arbor But why […]

Ariel Gross, sister of Yariv Atar, who died together with his wife and six children in a catastrophic car accident eight months ago, is finding it difficult to move on since the fatal accident on Route 90 near the Dead Sea. “At this point in time, I don’t see myself moving on, but I believe […]

Running a business is one thing, selling it is another. Whether selling your dispensary was always the plan or a recent decision, cogent strategy is paramount to moving forward confidently. Marketing your business for sale is significantly different from marketing your product. It can mean the difference between a satisfying end to an entrepreneurial journey […]

A market correction is coming. Canada’s commercial cannabis producers are not atypical. They will not be exempt. Their market highs are going up in smoke. One way to demonstrate this fact is through the Cyclically Adjusted Price-to-Earnings ratio or “CAPE” for short. This ratio refers to how much one is willing to pay for shares […]

A new luxury head shop has opened in New York City, selling upscale cannabis products like $125 mini-bongs, $115 hand-blown glass pipes shaped like fruit, and a $450 tabletop lighter. Edie Parker, a brand known for its handbags and home décor, launched its cannabis accessories line, Flower, in May 2019. On a recent afternoon, I […]