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Canada’s Licensed Producers Gear Up for Recreational Market

April 21st, 2017 - Ryan Allway

Canada’s cannabis industry could surpass C$22 billion in size over the coming years, according to industry analysts, as licensed producers gear up to meet a projected shortfall in supply. Investors looking to capitalize on these dynamics have many options among the 40+ licensed producers, but the best approach may be purchasing a diversified portfolio to […]

WeedMD: A Licensed Producer Going Public April 27th, Targeting Senior Care

April 20th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

The Canadian cannabis industry is expected to reach upwards of $22 billion over the coming years, according to Deloitte analysts, with over 140,000 registered patients today. Many investors may be focused on the recreational market, but the medical market could experience tremendous growth as cannabis becomes a preferred alternative to opioids. This is particularly true […]

Invictus MD announces $40,000,000 Bought Deal Private Placement of Convertible Debentures and notice of intention to exercise option on Acreage Pharms

April 20th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

VANCOUVER , April 20, 2017 /CNW/ – INVICTUS MD STRATEGIES CORP. (“Invictus MD” or the “Company”) (TSXV: IMH; OTC: IVITF; FRA: 8IS) announced today that it has engaged Canaccord Genuity Corp. and Eventus Capital Corp., as co-lead underwriters and joint-bookrunners, on behalf of a syndicate of underwriters (collectively, the “Underwriters“), pursuant to which the Underwriters have […]

Future Farm Sold Out of Its Scorpion Grow Lights and Receives ETL Certification

April 19th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

April 19, 2017 /TheNewswire /Vancouver, British Columbia – Future Farm Technologies Inc. (the “Company” or “Future Farm”) (CSE: FFT) (OTCQB: FFRMF) is pleased to announce that it is sold out of its exclusive line of Scorpion LED COB Grow Lights, which recently passed Intertek’s ETL certification process. Intertek is one of the world’s largest testing, […]

Canopy Growth Corporation Enters Into An Agreement with Invictus MD’s AB Laboratories For Cannabis Sales

April 19th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

VANCOUVER , April 19, 2017 /CNW/ – INVICTUS MD STRATEGIES CORP. (“Invictus MD” or the “Company”) (TSXV: IMH; OTC: IVITF; FRA: 8IS) is pleased to announce that AB Laboratories Inc. (“AB Labs”), a Licensed Producer under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (“ACMPR”), will provide their unique products in Canopy Growth Corporation’s (WEED.TO) (“Canopy Growth”) […]

Tetra Bio-Pharma & Aphria Announce Plans for the Joint Distribution of Dried Medical Cannabis in the Maritime Provinces & Quebec

April 19th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Apr 19, 2017) – Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (“Tetra”) (CSE:TBP)(TBP.CN)(GRPOF) and Aphria Inc. (“Aphria”) (APH.TO) (APHQF), announced plans today for the joint distribution of dried medical cannabis in the maritime provinces and Quebec. Tetra and Aphria will enter into a joint supply agreement, with Aphria supplying dried medical cannabis under its ACMPR license, […]

Lexaria Welcomes Canada’s Proposed Cannabis Legislation

April 18th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

KELOWNA, BC–(Marketwired – April 18, 2017) – Lexaria Bioscience Corp (LXRP)(CSE:LXX) (the “Company”, “Lexaria”) welcomes the newly proposed Canadian legislation designed to allow for adult legal access to Cannabis (the “Cannabis Act”). In line with the Cannabis Act’s objective to protect public health and public safety, powerful demographic and lifestyle forces are trending away from […]

How to Invest in the First Cannabis ETF

April 17th, 2017 - Rachelle Gordon

The legal cannabis market is booming.  According to analysts at ArcView, marijuana sales reached $6.9 billion in 2016 and are anticipated to reach nearly $50 billion within the next ten years. With this meteoric growth, investors are chomping at the bit to get in while the getting’s good; however, this is easier said than done […]

SinglePoint Draws Investor Attention as Near-term Catalysts Approach

April 17th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

SinglePoint Inc. (OTC Pink: SING) has made tremendous progress in growing its business over the past several months. In mid-March, the company closed the first round of funding to acquire a portion of Convectium, the developer of a unique oil filling system poised to revolutionize the cannabis industry. With projected FY2017 revenue of $3.5 million. […]

Jesse Ventura to Keynote at Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition in New York

April 14th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

Former Governor, Pro-Wrestler, U.S. Navy Frogman, and Author Of “Marijuana Manifesto” to Share Insight on this Natural Resource and its Legalization For the first time, Jesse Ventura will deliver a Keynote Address at a cannabis trade show and conference.  Speaking on June 15th at the 4th Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo) at […]

WeedMD Engages CFN Media to Cultivate New Investor Audience

April 13th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

CFN Media Group (“CFN Media”, “CannabisFN”), the leading agency and digital media network dedicated to the North American cannabis industry, today announced that WeedMD Rx Inc. (“WeedMD”) has engaged CFN Media to conduct a 90-day investor and market visibility program beginning on April 13, 2017. “We are very excited to be working with WeedMD; a […]

Future Farm Announces Rapid Build-Out of Cannabis Extraction and Cultivation Projects in California

April 13th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

Future Farm Technologies Inc. (the “Company” or “Future Farm”) (CSE: FFT) (OTCQB: FFRMF) is pleased to announce that it has contracted with Christopher Lesh to provide professional consulting services related to business acquisitions, cannabis cultivation, and sourcing raw materials for extraction or resale. Mr. Lesh has over 10 years experience within the cannabis cultivation and […]

PreveCeutical Medical Inc. Engages CFN Media to Cultivate New Investor Audience

April 13th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

CFN Media Group (“CFN Media”, CannabisFN”), the leading agency and digital media network dedicated to the North American cannabis industry, today announced that PreveCeutical Medical Inc. (“PreveCeutical”) has engaged CFN Media to conduct a 5-month investor and market visibility program beginning on April 13, 2017. “We are excited to be working with PreveCeutical Medical; a […]

Future Farm Harnesses Cultivation & Extraction Technology to Propel Cannabis Efforts

April 12th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

The cannabis industry is expected to reach $50 billion over the next ten years, according to Cowen & Co., driven by ongoing legalization efforts throughout the United States. Investors have many options when it comes to investing in the space, but cultivation and extraction companies provide the greatest pure-play opportunity and equipment providers face less […]

Cannabix Looks to Solve Roadside THC Testing Issues

April 12th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

There is little question that marijuana impairment is causing issues as recreational and medical marijuana legalization sweeps the nation, but regulators and medical professionals disagree on the best ways to design and implement driving laws. This week we learned that the Canadian Government is working to introduce legislation prior to April 20th, that would legalize and […]

ABcann: Going Public with Standardized Pharma-Grade Cannabis

April 12th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

ABcann: Going Public with Standardized Pharma-Grade Cannabis Canada’s cannabis industry is expected to grow from $240 million to upwards of $4 billion by 2019, which analysts believe will create a dramatic shortfall in supply. With around 40 licensed producers, investors have a unique opportunity to invest in an oligopoly that has already minted at least […]

Invictus MD Strategies: Cultivation Sets Stage for ‘Unicorn’ Potential

April 12th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

The Canadian cannabis industry is expected to surpass $20 billion in size over the coming years. With just 41 licensed producers, investors have an opportunity to invest on the ground floor of the market as recreational legalization goes into effect. Some companies have already surpassed $1 billion in market capitalization, but others remain relatively undervalued […]

Platinex Developing a Cannabis Destination

April 12th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

In this article, we will look at Platinex Inc.’s (CSE: PTX) (OTC: PANXF) goal of creating shareholder value through opportunistic acquisitions in both cannabis and mining. Platinex is developing the world’s first online cannabis shopping mall – Cannabismall.shop – in an effort to capitalize on Canada’s burgeoning cannabis industry. The company is working with top-tier information […]

MyDx, Inc. Announces Top 10 Tracked Cannabis Therapies; Top 10 Patient Communities Supporting Cannabis Therapeutics

April 11th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

SAN DIEGO, CA–(Marketwired – Apr 11, 2017) – MyDx, Inc. (OTCQB: MYDX), a science and technology company and creator of MyDx® (My Diagnostic), the first multi-use handheld chemical analyzer designed for the Cannabis professional and retail consumer to correlate the chemical profile of cannabis with its therapeutic effect, today announces the release of select relevant […]

Lexaria and Neutrisci Enter Cannabinoid Joint Venture

April 10th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

KELOWNA, BC–(Marketwired – April 10, 2017) – Lexaria Bioscience Corp (LXRP)(CSE:LXX) (the “Company”) and Neutrisci International Inc (“Neutrisci”) (TSX VENTURE: NU) (NRXCF) (1N9.F) have completed and signed the previously announced joint venture agreement (the “JV”) to produce and commercialize a line of healthy, sugar-free, edible cannabinoid mouth-melt products which will utilize Lexaria’s patented technology and […]

MYDX Achieves 40,000+ Cannabis Consumer Generated Pre-Clinical Data Points Growing at 100% Year Over Year

April 10th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

SAN DIEGO, CA–(Marketwired – Apr 10, 2017) –  MyDx, Inc. ( OTCQB : MYDX ), a science and technology company and creator of MyDx® (My Diagnostic), the first multi-use handheld chemical analyzer designed for the Cannabis professional and retail consumer to correlate the chemical profile of cannabis with how it makes consumers feel and what […]

GB Sciences Partners with Kush Cups to Produce Cannabis-Infused Keurig-Compatible K-Cups, Brewed Coffee and Infused Tea

April 10th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

LAS VEGAS, April 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — GB Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: GBLX) and Arizona-based Kush Cups signed an agreement Tuesday to produce cannabis-infused products in the state of Nevada. GB Sciences utilizes advanced propagation technology, raw tissue, and grows in medical-grade clean rooms, so that the venture is ensured of consistent cannabis ingredients for its […]

How to Invest in Cannabis ETFs

April 6th, 2017 - Kelly Weimert

As the accessibility of medicinal and recreational marijuana increases across the country, there’s growing interest by investors with respect to the cannabis industry’s viability in the stock market. And investors are smart to be paying attention as the performance of marijuana stocks has been strong in recent years, particularly in 2016, and is projected to […]

CFN Media Releases Exclusive Video Series: Dr. Sue Sisley Unlocks Medical Marijuana Efficacy thru Science & Cultivation

April 6th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

Renowned medical marijuana research scientist Dr. Sue Sisley has pioneered research on the efficacy of medical cannabis as an effective treatment option for veterans suffering from chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In 2014, she secured a rare approval from the federal government to study the effects of marijuana on PTSD. In 2015, Heliospectra AB (OTCQB: […]

Lexaria Approaches Tipping Point with New Products & Financing

April 5th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

The market for cannabidiol (“CBD”) is expected to grow to a $2.1 billion market in consumer sales by 2020, according to the Hemp Business Journal, with about $450 million of those sales coming from hemp-based sources. While there are plenty of companies involved in selling hemp-based CBD products, there are few options for solving the […]

New Studies Continue to Validate Medical Marijuana, Inc.’s (OTC: MJNA) RSHO-X Nutraceutical Brand in Mexico

April 5th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

Cannabidiol (“CBD”) is being increasingly recognized as a breakthrough cannabinoid compound capable of treating a variety of difficult-to-treat medical conditions. For example, refractory epilepsy (“RE”) is a type of epilepsy that is impossible to treat with traditional anti-epileptic medications, leaving patients with few treatment options. New research suggests that CBD oils could produce meaningful results […]

Solis Tek President & Chairman Interviewed on SeekingAlpha

April 4th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

Solis Tek Inc. (OTCQB: SLTK) Chairman and President Alan Lien was recently interviewed by Peter Epstein, CFA, MBA, and Founder of Epstein Research on SeekingAlpha. In the interview, Mr. Lien discusses the company’s lighting and indoor horticulture business, as well as its upcoming launch of a high-margin nutrients and fertilizer segment. These developments could help […]

Emerald Health Could Benefit from Upcoming Cannabis ETF

April 4th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have become extremely popular over the past decade as investors seek out easier ways to build and maintain a portfolio. At the same time, the cannabis industry has grown into a multi-billion dollar opportunity with an increasing number of public companies in the space. It’s only natural that a pure-play ETF would […]

NutraFuels Sets the Stage for Growth with New Launches & Improving Financials

April 3rd, 2017 - Ryan Allway

The cannabidiol (CBD) market is expected to surpass $2 billion by 2020, according to the Hemp Business Journal’s CBD Report, which represents a breakneck 59% compound annual growth rate. With new studies showing clinical benefits every day, the sector has caught the attention of both medical professionals and consumers, especially since CBDs aren’t subject to […]

Canada’s Plans for Near-term Legalization Puts Testing into Focus

April 3rd, 2017 - Ryan Allway

The Canadian government plans to introduce legislation to legalize recreational marijuana in early April and enact it by mid-July, which could open the door to a significantly larger market for cannabis and extracts. In addition, the market for cannabis testing is expected to dramatically expand over the coming years, particularly given the recent issues that […]


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