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"NFL warms up to marijuana"

In yet another sign of marijuana's continued move towards the American mainstream, the NFL recently gave indication that it would be willing to study the efficacy of marijuana for pain treatment. The league, like most professional sports, currently bans cannabis."Certainly, the research about marijuana and.....

US (WA): Oroville MMJ farm approaches first harvest

New Age Farm is providing an operations update for its Oroville facility. As reported in the company’s news releases of November 2016 and January 2017, the company completed its 5,600 square foot greenhouse cannabis production facility, capable of growing, trimming, curing, and storing cannabis. The licensed.....

CAN (ON): Aphria invests $11.5 million in Scientus Pharma

Aphria has invested $11.5 million in HydRx Farms, Ltd. (o/a Scientus Pharma) by way of a senior, secured convertible debenture. The Debenture has a two-year term, bears interest at the rate of 8%, paid semi-annually, is convertible into the common shares of Scientus Pharma at the rate of $2.75 a share and is.....

Canada (ON): Enniskillen Pepper Co. makes transition towards marijuana

Another Canadian grower is poised to make a transition towards the medical marijuana industry. Enniskillen Pepper Company will pick its last bell pepper crop this season and will become a production site for Tilray, a licensed medical cannabis company with existing greenhouse production in British.....

Video: James West of Midas letters visits Aphria

In a new edition of the Midas Letter’s Cannabis Video Series, James West travels to Leamington, Ontario: home of licensed producer Aphria, one of the few 100 percent greenhouse growers in the public markets.

Arkansas: Strict rules prevent companies from applying for cultivator permits

Will Arkansas face a marijuana shortage as a result of the strict rules to set up a cultivation company? According to an article on the Hemp Gazette, the application deadline for cultivation licenses is nearing, and not a single entrepreneur or company has expressed interest in applying.Some say this has to.....

US (NY): New MMJ licensee to be acquired by investment firm

One of New York’s newest medical marijuana license holders is set to be acquired by an investment firm, pending state Department of Health and Canadian Securities Exchange regulatory approvals.Citiva Medical, which was awarded a license to grow, produce and sell medical marijuana products this month, is set.....

Canadian company ships first MMJ to Brazil

MedReleaf, North America's first and only ISO 9001 and ICH-GMP certified producer of cannabis-based pharmaceutical products, announced a milestone achievement with the completion of its first international export. The transaction is also noteworthy as the first ever import of medical cannabis oil to.....

Australian government provides update on export of MMJ products

From June 2017, the Office of Drug Control (ODC) sought comment from interested parties on the export of Australian cultivated and manufactured medicinal cannabis products.The consultation process included seeking written submissions, holding two industry seminars on the regulatory scheme (including.....

US: Maryland regulators approve eight new MMJ growers

Maryland’s medical marijuana regulators approved final licenses for eight growing companies on Monday, allowing them to start cultivating the drug.Several companies said they are ready to begin growing immediately, while others say they will take weeks to get started.“Now, we have a real industry,” said Cary.....

US (OH): Approval for Toledo MMJ operation

A Cleveland-based company that has applied for a state license to grow medical marijuana won approval Thursday from the Toledo Plan Commission to build a 60,000-square-foot cultivation warehouse near Alexis Road and Suder Avenue.Les Hollis, a consultant for Lake Erie Compassion Care, told the ToledoBlade.com.....

CAN (ON): Aphria teams up with Nuuvera on MMJ greenhouse

Aphria has entered into a global strategic partnership with Nuuvera, a Canadian-based global cannabis business. Initially focused on the Canadian market, the partnership includes joint relationships with Nuuvera to expand production across the globe, including Europe, Israel and Latin America.As part of the.....

"Maryland is mired in a medical-marijuana morass"

Maryland's medical marijuana program has been so sluggish to take flight, so dazed in setting rules for applicants and so muddled in evaluating them that one might fairly wonder if the entire undertaking were conducted under the influence.Three years after it was approved, the state’s legal pot program is.....

US (NJ): State gives OK to grow medical marijuana in Secaucus

The Meadowlands — already set to be the home of the state's largest shopping and entertainment complex — will also be the site of the state's largest dispensary of medical marijuana.Once it opens for business, the dispensary plans to serve up to 4,000 patients a month with a variety of strains of.....