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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...

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 Career Watch | New Hires and Promotions September 25, 2020

Greenlane Holdings hired Michael Cellucci as president of sales and marketing North America and Michael Ouwendijk as sales and marketing director for Greenlane Europe. Cellucci formerly served as president at Drew Estate: The Rebirth of Cigars, and held executive roles at Quality Importers and Xikar International. Prior to Greenlane, Ouwendijk was country manager for Northern Europe at...

Colorado Introduces Cannabis-Impaired Driving Awareness Campaign

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DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) introduced a new awareness campaign highlighting drug- or cannabis-impaired driving. Part of a statewide initiative called The Cannabis Conversation, CDOT officials and Colorado citizens contributed to the materials in an effort to bring light to the often-overlooked issue. CDOT said the campaign comes at a time...

LAPD Officer Charged with Felony Burglary in Cannabis Grow Bust

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LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles police officer who in January was charged with misdemeanor theft after a raid on an illegal cannabis cultivation facility was rearrested this week and charged with felony burglary in the incident. Neither Officer Louis Mota nor his attorney have responded to requests for comment, and the Los Angeles...

Foray Launches Cannabis-Infused Hard Maple Caramels

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TORONTO – It’s official – the tyranny of pumpkin spice is over. The latest autumnal flavour for Canadian cannabis consumers is a new twist on a familiar classic – cannabis-infused Hard Maple Caramels from Foray. Made using real Canadian maple syrup, butter, cream – and of course, cannabis – Foray Hard Maple Caramels are coming to cannabis...

KGK Science Receives Research Licence for Palatability and Sensory Testing

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TORONTO – Auxly Cannabis Group Inc. (TSX.V - XLY) ("Auxly" or the “Company”), a consumer packaged goods company in the cannabis products market, is thrilled to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, KGK Science Inc. (“KGK”) has received its second Cannabis Research Licence from Health Canada pursuant to the Cannabis Act. This licence permits KGK to administer cannabis extracts,...

WeedMD and Starseed Medicinal Launch Combined Medical Sales Marketplace

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TORONTO – WeedMD Inc. (TSX-V:WMD) (OTCQX:WDDMF) (FSE:4WE) (“WeedMD” or the “Company”), a federally-licensed producer and distributor of adult-use and medical cannabis, is pleased to announce it has merged its online medical product marketplaces under one platform and expanded its product offerings. The simplified Starseed Medicinal Inc. sales platform provides the Company’s patients with full access to WeedMD-produced...

Surterra Texas Launches Lozenges for the Texas Compassionate Use Program

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AUSTIN, Texas – Surterra Texas, a division of the privately-held, multi-state, cannabis company Parallel and a leading medical cannabis company in the Texas market, today announced the availability of the first cannabis-infused lozenges for patients in the state of Texas. This introduction of lozenges, in addition to the currently available tinctures, is the second new product offering...

Cannalogue Launches Medical Cannabis Insurance Coverage Petition

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TORONTO – After the recent launch of its national Compassionate Care Program for medical cannabis, Cannalogue is pleased to announce it is launching a petition urging the Ministries of Health to provide national drug coverage for medical cannabis. The United Access petition was started by physician-led Cannalogue who believes insurance coverage for medical cannabis is essential particularly...

Ocean Cannabis Co. Live Resin Diamonds

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Diamonds increase potency and flavor and may be consumed in a number of ways, from dabbing to rolling up with flower or sprinkling on top of edibles. Testing at almost 100-percent THC, Ocean Cannabis Co. Live Resin Diamonds are processed from Humboldt County-grown weed and packaged in containers made from 100-percent reclaimed and recycled ocean plastic. Available...

C.A.R.E.S. Will Explore Cannabis Efficacy for Anxiety Aggravated by COVID-19

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SAN DIEGO – Wholistic Research and Education Foundation (Wholistic), a federally approved public non-profit (501c3) dedicated to cannabis research, education and advocacy, is sponsoring a first-of-its-kind exploratory survey on CBD and cannabis efficacy in reducing anxiety, to be conducted by University of California, Irvine (UCI), in partnership with UC Institute for Prediction Technology (UCIPT).  The Cannabinoid Anxiety Relief Education Study (C.A.R.E.S.)...