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Update: Cannabis Event Changes and Cancellations Due to Coronavirus

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As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to spread across the globe, there have been over 118,000 cases and more than 4,000 deaths attributed to the virus. Of the nearly 1,000 confirmed cases in the United States, thirty have thus far been fatal. In response to the pandemic, many governments and companies have been closing tourist attractions and cancelling events...

Social Media Marketing: How Cannabis Companies Reach the Masses

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div.td-post-featured-image {display: none !important} The late, great screenwriter and novelist William Goldman famously quipped, “Nobody knows anything... Not one person in the entire motion picture field knows for a certainty what’s going to work. Every time out it’s a guess and, if you’re lucky, an educated one.” Much the same is true with social media marketing: Nobody knows anything, and...

Cannabis Safety & Quality Issues First Certificate to Curaleaf, One Plant

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ST. LOUIS – Cannabis Safety & Quality (CSQ) awarded the first CSQ Certifications to Curaleaf, a leading U.S. provider of consumer products in cannabis, and Florida-based retailer, One Plant. The CSQ Certification Program and applicable standards aim to serve as protection for these brands by minimizing the risk and ensuring regulatory requirements are met from seed-to-sale. The standards were built in...

The Valens Company, Verse Cannabis Add THC and CBD Drops to Verse Line

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KELOWNA, British Columbia – The Valens Company Inc. (TSX: VLNS) (OTCQX: VLNCF) (the "Company" or "The Valens Company"), a global leader in the end-to-end development and manufacturing of innovative, cannabinoid-based products, announced the launch of THC and CBD water-soluble drops under a custom manufacturing agreement with Verse Cannabis ("Verse"). The drops will join the Verse Originals lineup of best-in-class formulations offered...

The Leaf El Paseo: Bringing Rodeo Drive to the Desert

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Every company that seeks to introduce cannabis to affluent or more conservative demographics confronts negative stigma. This is heightened for retailers whose fixed locations inevitably draw opposition from city councils and neighborhood groups. From the unfounded assumption dispensaries increase crime to plummeting property prices, the legacy of teaching people to fear the reefer still lingers in the air. Often something...

AltMed Florida Brings Wana Brands Soft Chews to MÜV Dispensaries

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SARASOTA, Fla. – Florida’s medical marijuana patients now have access to North America’s most effective and potent cannabis-infused edible with the launch of Wana Brands edibles through an exclusive agreement with AltMed Florida’s MÜV Medical Cannabis Dispensaries. Wana Soft Chews launching this week include Mango Sativa, Blueberry Indica, Watermelon Hybrid and Strawberry Lemonade 1:1 (CBD/THC). Each serving contains 10mg...

TILT Holdings Subsidiary Jupiter Research Receives ISO Certification

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PHOENIX – TILT Holdings Inc. (“TILT” or the “Company”) (CSE: TILT) (OTCQX: TLLTF), a provider of business solutions to the global cannabis industry that includes best-in-class inhalation technologies, cultivation, manufacturing, processing, brand development and retail, is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Jupiter Research, LLC (“Jupiter”), a leading inhalation technology company, has obtained ISO 13485:2016 certification of its Quality...

Lucky Box Club

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Lucky Box Club customers sign up for a monthly cannabis subscription box via the company’s website and receive premium and craft cannabis products delivered to their doorstep. Customers set their cannabis preferences to receive only the products they desire and can reorder favorite products a la carte. Special seasonal boxes are released quarterly. California only. LuckyBoxClub.com

Hubspot and Talkwalker Release Social Media Best Practices Report for 2021

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In order to be effective at leveraging social media for business, managers must understand social media best practices are constantly are evolving. This is especially true as we continue to deal with the unprecedented landscape created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Thankfully Hubspot and Talkwalker have released valuable insights in their new report “2021 Social Media Trends.” We’ve provided some...

Avicanna Announces Collaboration with the University Health Network

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TORONTO – Avicanna Inc. (“Avicanna” or the “Company“) (TSX: AVCN) (OTCQX: AVCNF) (FSE: 0NN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development, manufacturing and commercialization of plant-derived cannabinoid-based products, is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into a master services agreement (the “Master Services Agreement”) with the University Health Network (“UHN”) for projects to be performed by Dr....

HerbSaver Offers Premium Grinders and Containers

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LAKE VILLA, Ill. – HerbSaver is revolutionizing one of the world’s fastest-growing industries, cannabis. HerbSaver offers premium grinders and containers for the cannabis, tobacco and culinary industry. Co-owner Cody Tucci explains, “We are the owners of the worlds largest and most followed herb grinder brand. We design, manufacture, market and distribute our products worldwide. We run a very high-trafficked online retail...

The Luxury Cannabis Market: Product Roundup

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Just a few short years ago, the notion of luxury might have seemed completely incompatible with cannabis’s dank aesthetic and anti-establishment roots. Yet today, as commercialization strips the plant of its longtime cultural context and repackages it for new consumers, luxury cannabis has arrived. READ MORE about the state of luxury cannabis in mg's exclusive survey-based report. Elevate JaneLong Beach,...