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Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference Brings Leading Investors, Execs to Miami Beach

January 18th, 2019 - Rachelle Gordon

Investing in the burgeoning cannabis market has reached a fever pitch and nowhere was that more evident than the Cannabis Capital Conference in Miami Beach. Presented by financial media behemoth Benzinga, the daylong event attracted hundreds of top industry entrepreneurs, accredited investors, and media professionals to the lavish Eden Roc hotel. C-level executives provided company […]

Lift & Co. Conference and Expo Cements Position as Canada’s Meeting Place for Cannabis

January 18th, 2019 - Rachelle Gordon

In the global cannabis space, Canada has emerged as one of the fastest-growing marketplaces yet. Mere months after the nation became the first industrialized country to fully legalize the plant, over 18,000 eager marijuana executives, entrepreneurs, and thought-leaders descended upon the Vancouver Convention Centre for the Lift & Co. (TSXV:LIFT) Conference and Expo. Featuring dozens […]

Weekend Unlimited’s Champ Energy to Sponsor All Star Pre-Party

January 18th, 2019 - Ryan Allway

LOS ANGELES, CA /ACCESSWIRE / January 18, 2019 / Weekend Unlimited USA Inc. (“WeekendUSA” or the “Company”) (CSE: YOLO – FSE: 0OS1) announces thatrecent acquisition, VBC Brands, under the CHAMP Energy brand, will sponsor “TheLegendary Hollywood West All Star Pre-Party,” taking place on Friday, January25th at LEVEL 44 in San Jose, California. The high-profileplayer, celebrity, […]

Altria Group Invests Up to $12M in Lexaria Bioscience’s DehydraTECH(TM) Technology

January 18th, 2019 - Ryan Allway

Kelowna, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – January 17, 2019) – Lexaria Nicotine LLC, (OTCQX: LXRP) (CSE: LXX) a wholly owned subsidiary of Lexaria Bioscience Corp. has entered into a definitive agreement with Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) to fund the research & development of Lexaria’s patented DehydraTECH™ technology. Lexaria’s DehydraTECH™ enhances the performance of beneficial compounds […]

TransCanna’s Affiliate TCM Distribution, Inc. Receives State of California Temporary Distributor License

January 18th, 2019 - Ryan Allway

Transcanna Holdings Inc. (CSE:TCAN) (“TransCanna” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that TCM Distribution, Inc. (“TCMD”), the non-profit entity managed by the Company has received from the state of California its temporary distributor license. On December 31st TCMD submitted its permanent distribution license application to the state of California. On November 23rd, 2018 TCM Distribution, […]

Micron Waste Secures Key Patents As It Looks to Cannabis and Beyond

January 18th, 2019 - Ryan Allway

Organic waste disposal is a problem facing a wide range of industries, including food services and processing, brewing and spirits, pulp and paper, biological pharmaceuticals, and even the nascent cannabis industry. With growing government regulation of pollutants and increased corporate focus on sustainability, industries are searching for clean technology solutions to manage waste challenges. Micron […]

The Alkaline Water Company Partners with Water Source One

January 18th, 2019 - Ryan Allway

Agreement Expands Production and Distribution Capabilities SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (NASDAQ and TSXV: WTER)(the “Company”), a leading producer of premium bottled alkaline drinking water sold under the brand name Alkaline88®, today announced it has entered into a Management and Services Agreement with Austin, Texas-based Water Source One (“WSO”) […]

Cardiol Therapeutics Inc. Closes Over-Allotment

January 18th, 2019 - Ryan Allway

Oakville, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – January 18, 2019) –  Cardiol Therapeutics Inc. (TSX: CRDL) (“Cardiol” or the “Company“), a leader in the research and commercial development of pharmaceutical cannabidiol products and targeted therapies for heart failure and cancer, announced today that the underwriters for the Company’s initial public offering (the “Offering“) have exercised their over-allotment option […]

Aleafia Health Completes Strategic Investment in Australia’s CannaPacific Pty Limited

January 18th, 2019 - Ryan Allway

Global Expansion Underway with 10% Equity Investment in Licensed Cannabis Cultivator CannaPacific among Australia’s only Federally Licensed Cultivators with projected 108,000 sq. ft. Greenhouse More TORONTO, Jan. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aleafia Health Inc. (TSXV: ALEF: OTCQX: ALEAF, FRA: ARAH) (“Aleafia Health”) or the (“Company”) is announcing its global expansion with the closing of […]

Yield Growth Expands Innovative Topicals Line into Oregon

January 18th, 2019 - Ryan Allway

Oregon’s cannabis industry has experienced tremendous growth since adult-use legalization went into effect. According to New Frontier Data, the state will become the fifth largest market in the country with just over $1 billion in sales by 2020. With the growth in U.S. markets like these, many Canadian companies have leveraged their expertise gained in […]

Micron Waste Secures US Biotech Patent

January 17th, 2019 - Ryan Allway

Company Strengthens IP Protection for Food and Cannabis Waste Processing Systems Company Strengthens IP Protection for Food and Cannabis Waste Processing Systems Market leadership – US patent recognizes and protects Micron’s biotechnology effluent treatment process to purify wastewater for government-compliant discharge or re-use Platform validation – Micron’s microbial and enzymatic waste digestion formulation has been […]

Flower One Announces Licensing Agreement and Brand Partnership to Bring Leading Cannabis Consumer Brand, Flyte Concentrates, to Nevada

January 17th, 2019 - Ryan Allway

TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Flower One Holdings Inc. (“Flower One” or the “Company”) (CSE: FONE) (OTCQB: FLOOF) today announced a new licensing agreement and Brand Partnership for cannabis-product fulfillment in Nevada. Flower One is licensed to manufacture, distribute and sell the two signature cannabis products from Flyte Concentrates (Flyte™) to all 130 cannabis retailers in […]

HEXO to begin trading on the NYSE American

January 17th, 2019 - Ryan Allway

GATINEAU, Quebec, Jan. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HEXO Corp. (“HEXO” or the “Company”) (TSX:HEXO) is pleased to announce that its common shares have been approved for listing on the NYSE American LLC (“NYSE American”) and will commence trading effective at the open of markets on January 23, 2019. HEXO’s shares will trade on the NYSE […]

Cannamerica and Invictus Provide Update on Hemp and CBD Joint Venture

January 17th, 2019 - Ryan Allway

VANCOUVER, Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – INVICTUS MD STRATEGIES CORP. (“Invictus” or the “Company”) (TSXV: GENE; OTCQX: IVITF; FRA: 8IS1) is pleased to provide an update on its binding letter of intent (“LOI”) to create a joint venture with Cannamerica Brands Corp. (“CannAmerica”) (CSE: CANA) (OTCQB: CNNXF) and CBDistribution Company Ltd. (“CBDC”) (collectively the “Joint Venture”) […]

KushCo Holdings, Inc. Prices $34.0 Million Registered Direct Offering

January 17th, 2019 - Ryan Allway

GARDEN GROVE, Calif., Jan. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — KUSHCO HOLDINGS, INC. (OTCQB: KSHB) (“KushCo” or the “Company”), the parent company of innovative industry leaders such as Kush Supply Co., Kush Energy, The Hybrid Creative, and Koleto Innovations, which provide a range of services and products for a variety of industries including the regulated cannabis […]

International Cannabis Launches First European Guaranteed Issue Medical Cannabis Coverage Plan

January 17th, 2019 - Ryan Allway

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ICC International Cannabis Corp. (CSE: WRLD.U) (FWB: 8K51) (OTC: WLDCF) (“ICC” or “International Cannabis” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Letter of Intent (the “LOI”) with Evergreen Pacific Insurance Corporation (“Evergreen Pacific”) and Cannops Consulting (“Cannops”), collectively, the Consortium. The Consortium will pursue a […]

Zenabis Partners with Prince Edward Island to Supply Cannabis

January 17th, 2019 - Ryan Allway

Vancouver, British Columbia – January 17, 2019 – Zenabis Global Inc. (“Zenabis”) is pleased to announce that they have partnered with PEI Cannabis to supply adult-use cannabis throughout the province. Zenabis will sell under their premium Namaste brand. Namaste’s products include dried flower, milled cannabis, and pre-rolls. The Prince Edward Island Cannabis Management Corporation oversees […]

Compass Cannabis raises $6.75 million for recreational cannabis growth, secures partnerships for international export of medical cannabis

January 17th, 2019 - Ryan Allway

KELOWNA, British Columbia, Jan. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — 10330698 Canada ltd d/b/a Compass Cannabis Clinic (“Compass”) and majority owner of the joint venture entities Starbuds Canada (“Starbuds”) and Compass Australia, is pleased to announce the closing of both a non-brokered private placement and a convertible debenture offering for total proceeds of $6,750,000.00 CAD. Equity […]

Organto Granted License to Cultivate High-CBD Cannabis Crops in Colombia

January 17th, 2019 - Ryan Allway

VANCOUVER, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ – Organto Foods Inc. (TSX-V: OGO,OTC: OGOFF) (‘Organto”).  Organto today announced that the Organto Global Cannabis Group, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Medicannabis S.A.S., has been granted a license from Colombia’s Ministry of Justice to cultivate non-psychoactive cannabis (CBD) at its cultivation and breeding facility in Guasca, Cundinamarca, Colombia.  The license […]

Acreage Holdings’ Partner, Greenleaf Apothecaries, Opens The Botanist Dispensary in Canton, Ohio

January 17th, 2019 - Ryan Allway

NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Acreage Holdings, Inc. (“Acreage”) (CSE: ACRG.U) (OTCQX: ACRGF), the United States’ largest vertically integrated, multi-state cannabis operator according to public filings, announced Greenleaf Apothecaries, LLC (“Greenleaf”) opened its first “The Botanist” medical cannabis dispensary in Canton, OH.  Acreage maintains a Management Services Agreement with Greenleaf that delivers Acreage’s operational […]

Greenspoon Marder Announces Partnership With Green Table

January 17th, 2019 - Ryan Allway

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Greenspoon Marder is pleased to announce a partnership with Green Table Global, a premier network of influencers, investors and experts in the cannabis industry. Green Table produces exclusive events in the United States, Canada and Europe that bring together high net-worth individuals, public and private investors and […]

Former Credit Suisse and Bear Stearns Investment Banker Joins Viridian Capital’s M&A Group

January 17th, 2019 - Ryan Allway

New York, NY – January 17, 2019 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Viridian Capital Advisors is pleased to announce that Mr. David Kelman has joined Viridian as an investment banker where he will help to lead and to execute buy- and sell-side assignments in the firms growing M&A practice. Former Credit Suisse and Bear Stearns Investment Banker Joins […]

Blissco to Supply Saskatchewan Retailers with Premium Cannabis

January 17th, 2019 - Ryan Allway

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  Blissco Cannabis Corp. (CSE: BLIS)(OTCQB: HSTRF) (FRA: GQ4B), (“Blissco”) or the (“Company”) is a Canadian wellness cannabis brand based in British Columbia and licensed producer, processor, and distributor of premium dried cannabis and cannabis oil. Today, the company is pleased to announce that it has been approved […]

PLUS™ Launches 4th Limited Edition Cannabis Infused Gummies: The People’s Favorite Choice, Pink Lemonade

January 17th, 2019 - Ryan Allway

SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Popular demand inspired Plus Products (“PLUS™”) to create the fourth limited edition of its market-leading infused gummies- Pink Lemonade.  The gummies are available for a limited time at select dispensaries in California, and this year a portion of the proceeds from the launch will be donated […]

YIELD GROWTH Enters New Vertical with Definitive Agreement to Acquire 8 Wellness Beverage Formulas for CBD Infusion

January 17th, 2019 - Ryan Allway

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Yield Growth Corp. (CSE:BOSS) (BOSQF) is pleased to announce it has entered into a definitive agreement with Bhavna Solecki and Vivek Taneja (“vendors”) to purchase eight wellness beverage formulas designed to be infused with CBD and THC, in addition to a capsule product intended to […]

Alkaline Water Company Enters into Brand Development Agreement with ArchPoint Group

January 17th, 2019 - Ryan Allway

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (NASDAQ and TSXV: WTER) (the “Company”), announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, A88 Infused Beverage Division, Inc. entered into a Brand Development Agreement with ArchPoint Group to design the cans and bottles for its new hemp-infused sparking and still water products. “Every day we […]

Chemesis International Inc. Enters into Definitive Licensing Agreement to Manufacture Proprietary Patent Pending Dragonglass Flake and Bake™ THC Sublingual flake

January 17th, 2019 - Ryan Allway

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Chemesis International Inc. (CSE: CSI) (OTC: CADMF) (FRA: CWAA) (the “Company” or “Chemesis”), announces its subsidiary Natural Ventures has entered into a licensing agreement to produce Dragonglass Flake and Bake™ (“Dragonglass”) for Project 1493 LLC., a subsidiary of GSRX Industries, Inc.  Dragonglass will be available exclusively at Green Spirit RX dispensaries throughout Puerto Rico. […]

NexTech Launches AR eCommerce Platform and Signs Deal With ParcelPal for Integration

January 17th, 2019 - Ryan Allway

Vancouver, British Columbia and Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – January 17, 2019) – NexTech AR Solutions (CSE: NTAR) (OTC Pink: NEXCF) (FSE: N29) (the “Company” or “NexTech”) is pleased to announce that it has officially launched its patent pending web enabled AR ecommerce platform and signed an integration deal with ParcelPal Technologies (CSE: PKG) (OTC Pink: […]

NetworkNewsWire Announces Publication on Innovators at the Door of Big Tobacco in Quest for Cigarette Alternatives

January 17th, 2019 - Ryan Allway

NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NetworkWire — NetworkNewsWire (“NNW”), a multifaceted financial news and publishing company, today announces the publication of an editorial featuring Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE:LXX) (LXRP), a client of NNW focused on the development and out-licensing of its disruptive delivery technology that promotes healthier ingestion methods, lower overall […]

Weekend Unlimited Announces Second Acquisition of 2019

January 17th, 2019 - Tony Deyes

Weekend Unlimited Inc. (CSE: YOLO – FSE: 0OS1) is starting off the new year with a bang. On the heels of an exciting announcement last week, the lifestyle brand formally announced the closing of its acquisition of Verve Beverage Company. Verve is uniquely positioned within the functional beverage market, one of the highest growth categories […]


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