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Mon
17
Dec

The Green Organic Dutchman launches brand new website focused on medical patients and recreational consumers

The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. (the "Company" or "TGOD") (TSX: TGOD) (US: TGODF) is pleased to announce the launch of its brand new experiential patient and consumer website focused on delivering the absolute best online experience in the industry.

Fri
14
Dec

AgraFlora secures supply deal with cannabis e-commerce company Namaste

After a long wait, Vancouver-based AgraFlora finally received a cultivation license from Health Canada in October for the AAA Heidelberg facility, in London, Ontario, of which AgraFlora currently owns 56 per cent. In addition to Heidelberg, AgraFlora also runs a 2.2-million sq. ft. cannabis propagation greenhouse in Delta, BC, and is a member of industry heavyweight Canopy Growth Corp’s “CraftGrow” program which partners Canopy with smaller, high-quality operations.

AgraFlora President and CEO Derek Ivany says that through the Cannmart deal his company will be helping to supply the highest quality flower to medical marijuana patients across Canada.

Tue
11
Dec

Why weed companies are embracing blockchain

“Hey, look at the stock!” It was a Thursday in late September in the Colorado offices of Leafbuyer technologies, a small tech company focused on cannabis. Like most startups, it’s a little obsessed with its stock price, which it has a staffer assigned to monitor. This day, it was going wild.

Usually, Leafbuyer’s stock would do about 200,000 to 300,000 trades in a day. This day, there had been three million by noon. By close, it done $10 million worth of trades, ending up by more than 60 percent.

Fri
07
Dec

Canopy buys German vaporizer company Storz & Bickel for $220 million

Marijuana company Canopy Growth Corp. has signed a deal to buy a German firm that specializes in vaporizer design and manufacturing for about $220 million in cash.

Under the deal, Canopy will pay 145 million euros for Storz & Bickel GmbH & Co. KG.

Based in in Tuttlingen, Germany, the company designs and manufactures of medically approved vaporizers.

Canopy says the German firm has a portfolio of 17 filed patents that will improve its existing vaporizer design operations.

Founders Markus Storz and Jürgen Bickel are expected to remain part of the organization.

Tue
04
Dec

Aurora Cannabis starts shipping softgel capsules for Canadian Market

Aurora Cannabis (NYSE:ACB,TSX:ACB) started shipping its cannabis softgel capsules for the Canadian medical and adult-use marijuana markets.

As quoted in the press release:

Aurora expects to commence exports to international markets in early 2019.

Thu
29
Nov

Too high or drunk to drive? Israeli startup has an app that can tell

The medical and recreational use of marijuana is increasing globally, and its effects on drivers can — like alcohol — be devastating, as the drug influences the cognitive abilities of drivers, as much as alcohol does.

Wed
28
Nov

Why water soluble cannabis will change everything

With Cannabis investors asking what is next, Sproutly Canada, Inc. (CANADA: SPR.CN) (US: SRUTF) (GERMANY: 38G.F) already has the answer in the form of their revolutionary technology that applies directly to the cannabis beverage market.

Wed
28
Nov

Mastering the art and science of cannabis through Canada’s first cannabis sommelier course

If one looks to industries like beer, wine or even coffee—each has its own exams and series of certifications to test one’s own sensory realms. Those who clear these high hurdles are called things like sommelierscicerone or Q-graders.

Tue
27
Nov

Neuroscience explains why cannabis may be key to fighting the opioid crisis

Canada currently finds itself at the intersection of two historic social phenomena with massive implications for public health.

First, after decades of restricting public access to marijuana, on Oct. 17, Canada became the first major industrial nation to fully legalize cannabis for both medicinal and recreational usage.

Second, we find ourselves in the throes of a worsening opioid addiction crisis that has already caused the deaths of thousands of Canadians, young and old.

Tue
27
Nov

Namaste Technologies takes $250,000 stake in Kief Cannabis

Cannabis e-commerce operator Namaste Technologies Inc (CVE:N) (OTCQB:NXTTF) has unveiled an investment of $250,000 in Kief Cannabis, a Manitoba-based craft cannabis producer.

Namaste’s funding comes in exchange for 46,729 class B shares of Kief at a cost of $5.35 per share and gives it a 3% stake in Kief, based on an $8.1 million valuation.

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