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Florida adds eight more medical marijuana business licensees

Florida’s medical cannabis marketplace is set to see a significant boost in the number of businesses that can operate in the state as regulators approved licenses for eight more firms in addition to the 14 existing MMJ operators. The state will grant the additional licenses to companies that failed...

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14 Weed Tweets That Explain 420

No matter where you are in the world of weed or what you're doing for your 4/20, you can always count on Twitter to provide timely, insightful, and just plain funny commentary on what 4/20 is all about. From festive 420 memes to hilarious stoner stories, the ins and outs of 4/20 in the modern age o...

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The Canopy-Acreage deal implies much more than just growth

The deal in which Canopy Growth will acquire Acreage Holdings once cannabis is legal in America implies that the legalization will happen sooner than we think. Canopy Growth has struck a deal in which they are to acquire Acreage Holdings for $3.4 billion, once cannabis is legal in the United States...

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Acreage to buy Nevada cannabis company Deep Roots for $120 million

On the same day it announced it was being acquired by Canada’s Canopy Growth in a groundbreaking deal, New York-based marijuana firm Acreage Holdings unveiled it is buying Deep Roots, a vertically integrated cannabis company based in Nevada. The $120 million deal was secured through Acreage subsidi...

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Germany Can Finally Begin Cultivating Marijuana

Domestic cannabis cultivation can finally get underway in Germany after Canadian heavyweights Aurora (NYSE: ACB; TSE: ACB) and Aphria (NYSE: APHA; TSE: APH) were officially awarded licenses today. Earlier this month the German government announced the winners of 13 licenses to cultivate and distribu...

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Benchmark Botanics Appoints Hon. James Moore To Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – April 17, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – Benchmark Botanics, Inc. (CSE: BBT) (FSE: BBW) (“Benchmark” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Hon. James Moore to the Board of Directors. The appointment strongly positions the company to continue with its bus...

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Canopy Growth Confirms Bid to Acquire Acreage After U.S. Legalization

After the rumour mill started swirling yesterday about impending news of an acquisition, Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED; NYSE: CGC) today confirmed the company has entered an agreement to acquire Acreage Holdings, Inc. (CSE: ACGR.U; OTC: ACRGF; FSE: 0ZV).  This isn’t the first overture toward...

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Report: Cannabis users need more sedation for endoscopic procedures

A new brief report published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association notes that marijuana users may require more sedation than non-users. In a recent report published in the The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, scientists found that marijuana users may need twice as m...

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Crop King Seeds – 420 Vancouver

If you’re at all interested in the growing side of cannabis, you probably know of Crop King Seeds. The king himself is hard to miss with his long, grey beard and purple and gold crown. Maybe you’ve seen him on the logo, or perhaps you saw one of the king’s elusive bobbleheads, but have you ever seen...

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Data Reveals Younger Generations now Prefer Cannabis over Alcohol

Cannabis legalization can mean something different for each person. For some, it can represent a solid help for their medical ailment. For others, it can become a chance to be open and honest about their recreational habits. Legalization can affect each individual in a personal fashion. Yet, from a...