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Testing for Pathogens in Cannabis: PathogenDx Study Finds the Next Generation of DNA-Based End-Point PCR Technologies to be More Accurate Than Petri Dish & Real-time qPCR

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PathogenDx, Inc., the Arizona based technology company which provides a Multiplex DNA-based pathogen testing platform, released results on a study conducted by a third-party on its behalf that analyzed the effectiveness and accuracy of various microbial testing methods for cannabis. The independent study found that end-point PCR technologies, such as Sequencing and......
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Kikoko raises $8M in Series A funding to secure lead in cannabis wellness for women

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Kikoko, a leader in cannabis wellness for women, announced that it has closed an $8 million round of Series A funding led by Bengal Capital. FlowKana, Kikoko’s distributor and supply chain partner, also participated in the round, which brings Kikoko’s total funding to $14 million to date. The funding follows a breakout year in......
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Canonic Announces Initiation of Cultivation and Breeding of Cannabis Varieties with Unique Genomic Profiles for the Development of Medical Cannabis Products T

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Canonic, a wholly owned subsidiary of Evogene Ltd. (NASDAQ: EVGN) (TASE: EVGN) focused on the development of medical cannabis products, announces today the initiation of its cultivation and breeding program of cannabis varieties with unique genomic profiles for the development of medical cannabis products. The initiation of cannabis cultivation follows: (1)......
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Cannabis Statistics: One in Seven Americans are Now Using CBD

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Demand for CBD-rich consumer products has been explosive in the U.S.  In fact, right now, one in seven Americans say they use CBD products, says a recent Gallup poll. However, those numbers are likely to increase as more CBD makes its way on to many more shelves of major retailers.  In fact, the......
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Sundial and Crescita Sign Exclusive Partnership to Develop Cannabis and Hemp Topicals

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Sundial Growers Inc. (Nasdaq: SNDL) (“Sundial”), a Canadian licensed producer of cannabis and Crescita Therapeutics Inc. (TSX: CTX and OTC US: CRRTF) (“Crescita”), a Canadian commercial dermatology company, today announced a development and licensing agreement (the “Agreement”) granting Sundial the worldwide rights to Crescita’s proprietary transdermal delivery technologies for the development......
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Top Cannabis Companies Getting Involved With Magic Mushrooms to Treat Depression and Addiction

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Another drug may soon follow it the footsteps of cannabis — psilocybin mushrooms.  In fact, analysts argue mushrooms may hold untapped medical properties that could be used to help treat depression and addiction. Better, the U.S. FDA already granted “breakthrough status” to COMPASS Pathways’ psilocybin-assisted therapy in October 2018, which allows the......
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Cannabis Brand 1906 Raises $18 Million In Funding

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 1906, one of the most recognized and fastest-growing brands in cannabis today, announced that it closed $18 million in its most recent capital raise. The round was led by Navy Capital and included a range of institutions, high net worth individuals and 1906’s existing investors. 1906 will use the investment to fund the......
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Hempstaff Creates Social Equity Division for Cannabis Recruitment

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HempStaff, the cannabis and hemp industry’s leading training and recruiting agency, is excited to announce its new Social Equity Recruiting Division. This division was specifically created to assist potential business owners and employees in California, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan and Pennsylvania, and any future state that implements a social equity program, to get the opportunities they deserve in......
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Seed & Smith Strikes Partnership with Nonprofit Cannabis Education Hotline Leaf411

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Seed & Smith, Colorado’s leading cultivator, concentrate manufacturer and dispensary dedicated to producing high-quality cannabis, announced today its partnership with cannabis hotline Leaf411. The free hotline is staffed by cannabis-trained registered nurses providing education and directional support to the general public about the safe use of legal cannabis. Seed & Smith is......
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Heliospectra to Provide Eco Canadian Organic Inc. With LED Spectrum Control for High-Quality Cannabis Production

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Heliospectra AB (publ) (OTCQB: HLSPY, FIRSTNORTH GROWTH MARKET: HELIO), a world leader in intelligent lighting technology for greenhouse and controlled plant growth environments, announces a new order from Eco Canadian Organic Inc. (E.C.O.). Heliospectra will supply the controllable spectra ELIXIA LED lighting solution and helioCORE™ light control system to fully automate the growing environment. To ensure high-quality production and......