Month : March 2018

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Creator of Blue Moon to Launch Cannabis Infused Beer

Keith Villa the creator of the popular beer brand Blue Moon is now planning to launch his own cannabis infused beer product line. The newly founded company Ceria Beverages plans to work closely with dispensaries in legal recreational states to distribute the new product line. The new THC infused beer...

Kansas Passes Hemp Bill

A new industrial hemp bill in Kansas passed yesterday which will create a research program for the industrial hemp plant. Kansas Senate Bill 263 will also plans to differentiate hemp from the definition of cannabis and passed 123-1 . Farmers and researchers will now be able to grow hemp under the...
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Grow Generation Announces $14.4M in Revenue for 2017

GrowGeneration Corp. (OTCQX: GRWG), announced this morning that the company has generated $14.4M in revenue for 2017. Grow Generation Corp. is one of the largest retail hydroponic and organic gardening stores, which specializes in both the commercial and home cannabis markets. The company sells over 10,000 different products such as...
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Aurora Cannabis Finalizes Acquisition of CanniMed Therapeutics

Aurora Cannabis (TSX: ACB) (OTCQB: ACBFF) announced this morning that the company has finalized acquisition of 95% of CanniMed Therapeutics (TSX: CMED) outstanding shares to complete “the largest acquisition in cannabis industry history.” Aurora Cannabis plans to acquire the remaining of CanniMeds outstanding shares through compulsory share acquisition. By completing...

Senator Mitch McConnell to Introduce Legislation to Legalize Hemp

Senator Mitch McConnell plans to introduce a new bill which will legalize the use of industrial hemp as an agricultural crop in the United States. McConnell hopes to gain bipartisan support on a new effort to remove hemp from the federal government controlled substance list. “It’s now time to take...
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Hemp Production on the Rise in the U.S.

The number of advocates in favor of a revival of a commercial hemp industry grows every day. From 2016-2017 cultivation of the plant has more than doubled and in states with the highest grown acreage of hemp, like Colorado and Kentucky, propagation of hemp plant has grown by 140%. Though...
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Marijuana Company of America Engages EPCO to Launch Comprehensive hempsmart™ CBD Retail Marketing Campaign

Escondido, California–(Newsfile Corp. – March 27, 2018) – MARIJUANA COMPANY OF AMERICA INC. (OTC Pink: MCOA) (“MCOA” or the “Company“), an innovative hemp and cannabis company, is pleased to announce that it has engaged Eddy Pham & Company (EPCO) to provide retail marketing and advertising services for its hempSMART™ branded...
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New Federal Spending Bill Protects the Cannabis and Hemp Industries in the U.S.

28 U.S. States have passed some form of recreational or medical cannabis legislation despite cannabis being defined by the Controlled Substance Act as a Schedule 1 drug.  Despite the shifting tide, Jeff Sessions redacted the Cole Memo earlier this year which was an Obama era policy which restricted federal interference...
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Aurora Cannabis Increases Stake in Hemp Food Producer HempCo

Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX: ACB) (OTCQB: ACBFF) announced this morning that the company has increased its ownership in public company HempCo (TSX-V: HEMP)by  investing $4.3M to increase its ownership to 35% of the industrial hemp food supplier. Based out of Canada, HempCo has operated as bulk hemp seed producer, processor, and supplier...