Dixie Brands Announces Conditional Approval for Listing on CSE

DENVER, Nov. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dixie Brands, Inc. (Dixie) announced that it has obtained conditional approval on November 13, 2018 from the Canadian Securities Exchange (the CSE) for the listing of the shares that will result from Dixie’s completion of a reverse takeover (RTO) of a Canadian public company, Academy Explorations Limited (Academy) […]

Aurora Cannabis Stocks Surge Over Last Twelve Months

Aurora Cannabis stocks, like other major cannabis companies Constellation and Tilray, are very hot among cannabis investors. The post Aurora Cannabis Stocks Surge Over Last Twelve Months appeared first on Medical Marijuana 411. Go to Source Author: Lane Trachy Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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‘Very, Very Rich Market’: Why Top Canadian Marijuana Companies All Have Their Eyes on Europe

Four of Canada’s largest cannabis companies reported earnings this week. While many investors anxiously awaited management’s outlook for the newly-legal recreational market at home, executives clearly wanted to talk up ambitions abroad. It’s not hard to see why. Projections for fully legal cannabis in Europe, for example, dwarf comparable North American estimates. The third edition […]

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Canada-wide Cannabis Shortages Could Last Years, Producers Warn

The supply shortages that have plagued many provinces in the first month of legal cannabis will likely persist for years, industry insiders say. Provinces including British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Quebec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick have all reported varying degrees of shortages. New Brunswick was forced to temporarily close more than half its stores, […]

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Aurora Stock Falls as Earnings Show Cannabis Company’s Investments Are Still the Big Earners

Marketing costs doubled ahead of Canadian marijuana legalization, but medical pot still the bulk of Aurora’s business. Massive demand for marijuana and a scramble to capitalize on adult recreational legalization in Canada generated more revenue for Aurora Cannabis Inc. but cost the company millions, according to quarterly results reported Monday. Aurora ACB, -3.02% ACB, -2.61% […]

Utah latest state to legalize medical pot, expand Medicaid

SALT LAKE CITY — Voters in conservative Utah have decided to join the growing number of states legalizing medical marijuana and expanding Medicaid to cover tens of thousands more low-income residents, two issues that had long stalled out with conservative state lawmakers. Utah will be on the list of more than 30 states allowing patients […]

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Thursday, November 8, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily HeadlinesThursday, November 8, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Trump Fires Attorney General Jeff Sessions (Leafly) // Massachusetts just gave final approval to 2 marijuana labs. Here’s what that means for dispensaries opening. (Boston.com) // Pritzker to legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois ‘nearly right away’ (My Stateline)     Protest […]

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Ontario Cannabis Store Staffing Shrouded in Mystery

Neither OCS nor Ford government will say how many people working for pot retailer. The Ford government and its online marijuana retailer are refusing to provide basic factual information about staffing levels at the Ontario Cannabis Store and its warehouse, raising questions about the reasons behind its delays in shipping pot. All of Ontario’s legal […]

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily HeadlinesWednesday, November 7, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Legalization On The Ballot: Live Marijuana Election Results (Marijuana Moment) // Key Mexican Senator Introduces Bill To Legalize Marijuana Sales (Marijuana Moment) // Marijuana Ballot Initiative Campaigns Raised $12.9 Million, Final Pre-Election Numbers Show (Marijuana Moment) These headlines are brought to […]

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Monday, November 5, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily HeadlinesMonday, November 5, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Judge rules New Mexico’s medical marijuana plant limit is arbitrary (Marijuana Business Daily) // First Massachusetts retail marijuana shop could open in ‘next week or two,’ Cannabis Commission chairman says (Mass Live) // Mexico’s Ruling Party Plans Legislation To Legalize Marijuana […]

Francis Ford Coppola Launches Cannabis Brand

Francis Ford Coppola, the legendary Academy Award-winning director of films like “The Godfather” saga, “Apocalypse Now,” and many other major films over his storied career is also known for his popular lifestyle brand named “Francis Ford Coppola Presents.” The lifestyle brand which consists of restaurants and resorts also includes a line of fine wines bottled […]

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Are Cannabis Drinks the Future of the Industry?

When you’re involved in a fast growing industry such as healthcare, tech, or cannabis, you will hear a lot of talk about how something is the future of the industry. For instance, last year people were saying that microdosing was the future of the cannabis industry. Earlier this year, CBD was the future of the […]

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Thursday, November 1, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily HeadlinesThursday, November 1, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Mexican Supreme Court Strikes Down Marijuana Prohibition (Marijuana Moment) // Verdict Reached In Controversial Marijuana Grow Facility Lawsuit (CBS 4 Denver) // Police warn against the dangers of marijuana candy, but report no incidents (MuckRock) Today’s headlines are brought to you […]

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Cannabis in Canada: Big Banks Are Missing a Boom

KushCo Holdings, a company that sells packaging and supplies to the cannabis industry, would love to borrow money from a real bank. CEO Nick Kovacevich wants to secure up to $30 million in revolving credit, so he can hire more employees and build new warehouses. But a line of credit or loan of that size […]

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily HeadlinesTuesday, October 30, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // U.S. cannabis firm Curaleaf falls in trading debut following biggest-ever reverse takeover on CSE (Financial Post) // Medical marijuana board says they’ll offer some grace during licensing crackdown (Michigan Live) // At a sometimes tense meeting on medical marijuana, Speaker Hughes […]

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From Weed to Widgets at a Montreal Cannabis Trade Show

The product at the Montreal Cannabis Expo could have been any agricultural commodity. If you went to the Montreal Cannabis Expo expecting some free samples, you would have left disappointed. The industry event was only that, an industry event. There was little of the tie-dye and innuendo that has long been associated with cannabis. They’ve […]

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The Canadian Weed Experiment is Not Going Well

Canada legalized recreational weed 8 days ago, and already the country is having issues keeping up with the sudden increase in demand. By the second day both brick and mortar dispensaries and online retailers were reporting that they were selling out of product. Why is Canada running out of weed? Is the Canadian legal market […]

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Friday, October 26, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily HeadlinesFriday, October 26, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Metrc, whose tracing system helps regulators track cannabis from seed to sale, just raised $50 million, including from Tiger Global (Tech Crunch) // Cannabis Operator 4Front Raises $31 Million (New Cannabis Ventures) // Upstart Ohio medical cannabis firm raises CA$85 million […]

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily HeadlinesTuesday, October 23, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Two in Three Americans Now Support Legalizing Marijuana (Gallup) // Chart: Is marijuana already becoming a mainstream industry? (Marijuana Business Daily) // Customers Flag Bulky Legal Cannabis Packaging (Huffington Post (Canadian Press)) Today’s headlines are brought to you by our friends […]

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Monday, October 22, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily HeadlinesMonday, October 22, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Days Into Legalization, Canada Is Already Running out of Cannabis (Leafly (Canadian Press)) // Gov. Scott appeals major medical marijuana ruling (WPBF 25 ABC) // Mexican Government Officials Visit Canada To Learn About Marijuana Legalization (Marijuana Moment) These headlines are brought […]

Canadian legalization creates opportunities for Colorado marijuana businesses

Nationwide recreational marijuana legalization makes Canada a fertile landscape for ganjaprenuers. While some Colorado companies are already cashing in on opportunities north of the border, the effect on the local cannabis landscape is expected to be mostly invisible to consumers, industry advocates say. People began lining up in the wee hours of Newfoundland time Wednesday morning […]

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Cannabis Farmer-CEO Raising Capital, Navigating Complex New Market

Jamie Warm worked at California’s first cannabis dispensary while attending college in Santa Barbara, sparking a career that’s positioned him to take entrepreneurial advantage of the state’s newly legal commercial marijuana market – the nation’s largest. “The cannabis industry has been my only source of income for my entire adult life. It got me through […]

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Friday, March 30, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily HeadlinesFriday, March 30, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Trump ousts Veterans Affairs chief David Shulkin in administration’s latest shake-up (Cannabist) // Canadian firm acquires three California marijuana companies (Marijuana Business Daily) // German court hits brakes on medical cannabis cultivation plan (Marijuana Business Daily) These headlines are brought to […]

A2LA Accredits First Cannabis Lab in PA

According to a press release sent out this morning, the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) accredited their first Pennsylvania cannabis-testing laboratory. Located in Harrisburg, PA, Keystone State Testing finalized their accreditation for ISO/IEC 17025 on February 21, 2018. A2LA also accredited the laboratory to two cannabis-testing-specific programs, ISO/IEC 17025 – General Requirements for the […]

Maintenance and Calibration: Your Customers Are Worth It!

Ultimately, the goal of any good company is to take care of their customers by providing a quality product at a competitive price. You take the time to use good practices in sourcing raw materials, processing, testing and packaging to make sure you have a great final product. Yet in practice, sometimes the product can […]

The Necessity of Food Safety Programs in Cannabis Food Processing

When processing cannabis, in any form, it is critical to remember that it is a product intended for human consumption. As such, strict attention must also be paid to food safety as well. With more and more states legalizing either medical or recreational cannabis, the potential for improper processing of the cannabis triggering an illness […]