Following the press release issued yesterday by RX Green, it’s pretty clear that the Colorado cannabis company has been unable to patch up its differences with Mary’s Medicinals that we reported in late March. According to the company, it has filed a counter lawsuit in Denver District Court against Eleutherian Enterprises, the parent of Mary’s Medicinals, accusing it of “libel, […]

Wiz Khalifa is taking his weed business to a new high. The Pittsburgh rapper announced his new partnership with Colorado-based company RiverRock Cannabis (Feb. 5) for an exclusive cannabis line. The pro-green MC — who renewed his deal with RAW Rolling Papers — will roll out regulated, Khalifa-curated strains, infused products and concentrates starting April 20 (a.k.a. 4/20). Wiz […]

CanopyBoulder, the first cannabis industry accelerator, is now taking applications for its Fall class, which will take place in Oakland, California from August through November following three cohorts since 2015 that have taken place in Boulder, Colorado. The company has posted an application that is due by June 24th. Aspiring entrepreneurs that operate in the […]

Aphria Announces Project to More Than Double Growing Capacity Aphria invests to leverage oil extraction expertise LEAMINGTON, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Jun 2, 2016) – Aphria Inc. (“Aphria” or the “Company”) (APH) is pleased to announce that its board approved a fully funded $10 million capital project increasing Aphria’s Marihuana for Medical Purposes (“MMPR”) ready greenhouse square […]

06/02/16 06:58 AM EDT By Marc Caputo (mcaputo@politico.com; @MarcACaputo) with Ali Breland (abreland@politico.com; @AliBreland) and the staff of POLITICO Florida Good Thursday morning. Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of financial emergency in Opa-Locka Wednesday evening, a move that gives him broad powers and creates a financial oversight board. Whom will Scott choose for the […]

Wiz Khalifa is taking his weed business to a new high. The Pittsburgh rapper announced his new partnership with Colorado-based company RiverRock Cannabis (Feb. 5) for an exclusive cannabis line. The pro-green MC — who renewed his deal with RAW Rolling Papers — will roll out regulated, Khalifa-curated strains, infused products and concentrates starting April 20 (a.k.a. 4/20). Wiz […]

Cannabis industry attorney Sean McAllister of the Denver-based McAllister Law Office returned as a guest of Ricardo Baca on a recent Cannabist Show. McAllister is representing Gaia Gardens, which has been sued in a wrongful death case relating to edibles it manufactured, and discussed the case, which he expects will be dismissed. McAllister, who also represents O.penVAPE, said that […]

Chicago-based HerbFront offers mapping services to help cannabis business owners select verified properties that actively comply with local zoning criteria. The company, which originally was targeting commercial real estate professionals but now counts consultants and business owners as the largest types of clients, employs a team of city planners and geographic information systems specialists and has customers […]

DENVER, June 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Over 100 Colorado retailers are using LeafLink.com, an online ordering platform for the cannabis industry, to order products from more than a dozen marijuana infused product brands, including Keef Cola, Dixie Elixirs, Cannapunch, Wana Brands, Foria, and ZOOTS.  The platform, which launched in March, is designed exclusively for the […]

PharmaCielo, a Canadian company with operations in Colombia and a goal to become “the world’s leading supplier of naturally grown and processed, standardized medicinal-grade cannabis oil extracts and related products” has raised over $4mm from 108 investors according to an SEC filing. According to the company’s website, the company was the first in Colombia to apply to […]

Foria, the sexual health and wellness cannabis company, will launch a novel cannabis product tomorrow, June 1st.  Foria Explore, an anal suppository that contains 60mg of THC and 10mg of CBD in a base of jojoba extract and organic sunflower lecithin, is designed for pelvic relaxation, diminished discomfort, heightened pleasure, release of tension and deeper penetration, according to […]

Wiz Khalifa is taking his weed business to a new high. The Pittsburgh rapper announced his new partnership with Colorado-based company RiverRock Cannabis (Feb. 5) for an exclusive cannabis line. The pro-green MC — who renewed his deal with RAW Rolling Papers — will roll out regulated, Khalifa-curated strains, infused products and concentrates starting April 20 (a.k.a. 4/20). Wiz […]

Canada’s Tilray, which applied unsuccessfully for a license in New York, has a license to export to Australia As if the challenges of running a cannabis cultivation business aren’t great enough, some in the industry expect that domestic growers could soon see international competition. While cannabis remains illegal in the United States but legal under […]

Silas Hurd’s “golden ticket” was losing its luster. The Medi-Haze B provided by Grass Roots Solutions, the Nevada County medical marijuana collective rallying to help the boy, wasn’t having the same effect. His seizures returned in late 2015 following a four-month respite that had brought his parents so much hope. But Nicole and Forrest Hurd […]