August 2016

Big alcohol takeover? Guest post by Hezekiah Allen, Executive Director at California Growers Association Politico recently published a piece entitled “How Big Alcohol is About to Get Rich Off California Weed.” Despite a misleading headline, it is a good read and dives deep into the politics of the distribution model that was imposed by the state […]

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On August 24, 2016, the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) came into force, replacing the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR), which formerly regulated the medical use of dried marihuana. Please see BLG’s New Medical Marihuana Regulations Send the MMPR Up in Smoke bulletin for further general information. The following bulletin highlights […]

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Canopy Growth Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2017 Financial Results Registered patients increase 43% during quarter to over 16,500, and over 21,000 today SMITHS FALLS, ON, Aug. 29, 2016 /CNW/ – Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX:CGC) (“Canopy Growth” or “the Corporation”) today released its financial results for the first quarter fiscal 2017 ended June 30, 2016. All […]

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Canopy Announces Roster of Fall Startups The cannabis industry’s first accelerator program invests another $180,000 in nine startups in Berkeley, California Berkeley, California — August 29, 2016 — Nine startups developing businesses from museum­-worthy 3D-­printed smoking accessories to a ClassPass-­like service for cannabis dispensary customers move to Berkeley this week to begin a 16­-week entrepreneurial […]

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The Scoop: Blasting away stress and inhibition in the LBC and across the Southland, Orange Dynamite Stick is the chronic offspring from a collaboration between Sublime w/ Rome and WonderBrett – fusing the unique characteristics and phenotypes of Bubblegum and SF Cookies into one heady strain. The Result: After ten months in the lab cultivating straight Fuego, Orange […]

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SAN DIEGO, CA–(Marketwired – August 18, 2016) – CannaNative™, LLC (“CannaNative™”) — the premiere Native American-owned and operated company that uses cannabis to develop opportunities for economic development on American Indian lands — announced today that it will be exhibiting its new cannabis product line for the Native American marketplace at the Aug. 17-21 98th […]

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Canopy Growth Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2017 Financial Results Registered patients increase 43% during quarter to over 16,500, and over 21,000 today SMITHS FALLS, ON, Aug. 29, 2016 /CNW/ – Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX:CGC) (“Canopy Growth” or “the Corporation”) today released its financial results for the first quarter fiscal 2017 ended June 30, 2016. All […]

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Flickr @ Mark If there’s a household name in the world of marijuana, it could be argued that White Widow would be it. The history of White Widow has gotten murky with time but most agree that it was originally created from a cross of Brazilian Sativa and Indian Indica. Not only has it become […]

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Wednesday’s release of Health Canada’s new medical cannabis regulations, the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR for short) brings some big changes for patients. Perhaps the biggest is the reintroduction of statutes that allow Canadian patients to grow for themselves, or to designate someone to grow on their behalf. While elements of the […]

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Forma Holdings team, from left to right: Gavin Sathianathan, Neil Mahapatra, Hee-Dong Kim and Tarek Tabsh Newly formed Forma Holdings, which operates three divisions that include retail and cultivation assets as well as clinical research programs design, announced several investments in the cannabis industry through its third division, Anthos Ventures, an investment vehicle that the […]

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