October 2018

According to rock-and-roll lore, Bob Dylan was the man who first gave cannabis to The Beatles. Indeed, for investors today, a Dylan song from the 1960s comes to mind: The Times They Are a-Changin’. Once a symbol of counter-culture rebellion, marijuana has evolved into a multi-billion-dollar industry. “Mary Jane” has moved from Woodstock to Wall […]

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Nova Scotia’s budding marijuana industry has produced the first legal strain of homegrown cannabis. The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation started selling Skosha this week. Breathing Green Solutions developed the strain at its Wentworth Valley plant over the last five years. “We want to give local consumers a cannabis option that is unmistakably Nova Scotian,” co-founder […]

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(Photo courtesy Bud.com) The time has come to celebrate all things ghoulish and spooky, but Halloween also serves as a perfect time to indulge in legal cannabis. While the kids are out collecting candy, adults can use their Halloween parties to partake in the annual marijuana harvesting season known as Croptober. The season allows for […]

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TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HydRx Farms Ltd. (o/a Scientus Pharma) (“Scientus” or the “Company”), a biopharmaceutical company conducting research and product development for extracts and formulations related to medical cannabinoids and their derivatives, today provided an update on its collaboration with Generex Biotechnology Corporation (OTCQB:GNBT) (“Generex”), whereby the companies are co-developing products […]

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ST. ANTHONY, N.L. Two St. Anthony youths found out the hard way that even though marijuana is now legal in Canada, there are still consequences associated with possessing it under some circumstances. According to a press release, on Oct. 27, members of the St. Anthony RCMP detachment initiated a traffic stop due to suspicious activity […]

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NEW YORK, October 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CannabisNewsWire Editorial Coverage   Following a tumultuous month, cannabis continues to carve its own path rather than following the lead of other stocks. As the stock market plummeted earlier this month, cannabis companies stayed strong, buoyed up by legislative changes in Canada. The cannabis market appears set for […]

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48North Cannabis Corp. Announces Transformational Acquisition and $10MM Private Placement TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2018 /CNW/ – 48North Cannabis Corp. (“48North” or the “Company”) (TSXV:NRTH) and 2599708 Ontario Inc. (“Good Green”) have entered into a letter agreement that became binding on October 29, 2018, whereby 48North will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares […]

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NAPANEE, Ontario, Oct. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — VIVO Cannabis Inc. (TSX-V: VIVO, OTCQX:VVCIF) (“VIVO” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Harvest Medicine Inc. (“Harvest Medicine” or “HMED”), one of Canada’s fastest growing specialty medical cannabis clinic networks, is launching a free telemedicine service for medical cannabis care and education […]

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