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CannabisNewsBreaks – MCTC Holdings, Inc. (MCTCD) Announces Efforts to Advance Cannabinoid Delivery Science via Polymeric Cannabinoid Nanoparticles and Nanofibers

MCTC Holdings (OTC: MCTCD, MCTC) on Monday announced details on its efforts to advance cannabinoid delivery science via polymeric cannabinoid nanoparticles and nanofibers. According to the update, the company is collaborating with two Contract Research Organizations (“CRO”), which continue to make advances in both cannabinoid nanosciences and toward productization of these and related technologies. MCTC plans to market and license…

2 Top Marijuana Stocks to Watch in August

Since the beginning of the year, the marijuana sector has underperformed dramatically. The effects of COVID-19, oversupply in Canada, and falling consumer spending are all leading investors to get out of weed stocks en masse, with little regard for long-term outlook. However, the market has changed dramatically from even just a quarter ago. There are now 1,000 marijuana stores open…

Private pot shops see sales decline after delivery cancelled by province

Private cannabis retailers in Ottawa are fighting to have home delivery reinstated after seeing a decline in sales and worrying people might be turning to the black market. When COVID-19 hit this spring, the government closed all cannabis shops, but later allowed private retailers to operate delivery and curb-side pickup. That ability was rescinded in July as the province moved into Stage 3 reopening.  The Ministry of…

420 with CNW – Israel Health Ministry to Slash Medical Marijuana Prices in Half

Israel’s medical cannabis program recently went through a number of reforms that will see patients purchasing medical cannabis for up to 50% off the current price. The changes were presented by Health Minister Yuli Edelstein in the Knesset’s Labor, Welfare, and Health Committee. The reforms include switching from a license system to a prescription system, demanding a special budget basket…

420 with CNW – 2021 Looks Promising for Pot Stocks

Had the coronavirus pandemic not struck, 2020 would have been a good year for cannabis. Several states were planning on legalizing cannabis either through a ballot or inclusion in the budget, but a lot of these plans have been put on the backburner. However, despite the ongoing health and economic crisis, cannabis stocks have fared relatively well. There was an…

420 with CNW – Senate Bill Seeks to Legalize and Tax Cannabis Like Tobacco

So far, 2020 has been pretty rough on drug reform initiatives. Marijuana legalization activists in states like Idaho and Florida have had to postpone their legalization activities after the coronavirus pandemic made signature collection almost impossible and kept lawmakers occupied with more urgent issues. However, the push for federal marijuana reform received a massive boost after a Democratic Senator filed…

Inner Spirit Holdings Opens Additional Spiritleaf Stores in Alberta and Ontario and Surpasses Million Customers Served Milestone in July

CALGARY, AB, Aug. 6, 2020 /CNW/ – Inner Spirit Holdings Ltd. (“Inner Spirit” or the “Company”) (CSE: ISH), a Canadian company that has established a national network of Spiritleaf retail cannabis stores, today announced additional Spiritleaf store openings and the continued expansion of its retail cannabis store network in Alberta and Ontario. The Company also announced it has surpassed the…

CannTrust cannabis licences reinstated after year of turmoil

“Our licence reinstatement is the result of an enormous amount of hard work by the CannTrust team,” says CEO Greg Guyatt Embattled Canadian cannabis producer CannTrust announced Wednesday morning that its Vaughan manufacturing facility has had its licence restored, according to a press release. The re-licensed producer attributes its reinstatement to has “working diligently to resolve regulatory deficiencies within its…