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First Surety Bond Program For California Cannabis Industry Approved By Insurance Commissioner

Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones announced today he has approved the first surety bond program for the cannabis industry in the State of California. Continental Heritage Insurance Company is the first insurer in the state to be approved to offer surety bonds for the cannabis industry. “Cannabis businesses should have insurance coverage available […]

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Colorado Releases Bulletin About Changes To Marijuana Packaging And Labeling Requirements

This Industry‐Wide Bulletin is intended to inform licensees about rules and upcoming changes regarding packaging and labeling requirements, and does not replace each licensee’s responsibility to read and comply with all applicable laws and rules. These rule revisions are a product of an extensive stakeholder engagement process over the past […]

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GreenSpace Labs Partners With 4-Time NBA Champion John Salley

GreenSpace Labs, the only cannabis testing company currently able to detect pesticides, heavy metals and bacteria, has partnered with 4-time NBA champion, actor, talk show host, entrepreneur and devoted cannabis reform advocate, John Salley, to launch their mobile pesticide screening device, the GreenLite Screener. Mr. Salley has taken an ownership position […]

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Canopy Growth Obtains License For First Cannabis Mega-Scale BC Facility

Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”) (TSX: WEED) is pleased to announce that it has received a cultivation license for the first of its two sites operating under the BC Tweed Joint Venture Inc. (“BC Tweed”) banner. The rapid licensing of the Aldergrove site, the largest federally licensed cannabis site […]

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National Conference Of Weights And Measures Forms Cannabis Task Group

As the legalization of marijuana continues to spread, it is providing weights and measures officials with special challenges. The National Conference on Weights and Measures (NCWM) responded by forming a Cannabis Task Group which will develop uniform weights and measures standards for this growing industry. This task group just held its first […]

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Tilray Signs Letter Of Intent With National Access Cannabis To Supply Province Of Manitoba

Tilray, a global pioneer in cannabis cultivation, processing and distribution, announced today that it has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with National Access Cannabis Corp. (NAC) to supply the province of Manitoba with high-quality cannabis products in anticipation of adult-use legalization later this year. The province of Manitoba announced […]

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Canopy Growth Successful In Bid To Operate Retail Cannabis Stores In Manitoba

Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED) (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has been conditionally selected by the Government of Manitoba to operate cannabis retail stores in the province after a rigorous and highly competitive RFP process. Canopy Growth, along with its partner Delta 9, is one of four […]

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Rep. Blumenauer Presses Treasury Secretary To Maintain Marijuana Banking Guidance

During a Ways & Means Committee hearing today, Congressman Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) pressed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to preserve the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) guidance allowing banks to open accounts for marijuana growers, processors, and retailers. The guidance is currently under review by FinCEN following the rescission of the […]