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California Cannabis Retailer GABY Is Focused On Growth in the Golden State

Exclusive Interview with GABY, Inc. Founder, Chair and CEO Margot Micallef Retail-focused cannabis company GABY (CSE: GABY) (OTCQB: GABLF) has continued to focus on building out its team and operations in the California market. Founder, Chair and CEO Margot Micallef last spoke with New Cannabis Ventures in May 2021. More than a year later, she […] READ MORE:

CannabisNewsBreaks – Prime Harvest Inc. Committed to Community, Diversity, Becoming California’s Preferred Cannabis Retailer

Prime Harvest, a technology-driven full-service cannabis corporation, has risen to prominence as a leader in California’s cannabis industry. “Prime Harvest is horizontally diversified across the entire cannabis value chain with business activities focused on direct-to-consumer operations, licensing acquisition, compliance management and state-wide delivery. The company continues to expand its footprint throughout California with a proven long-term strategy of investing in…

Jushi Holdings Opens 33rd Retail Location Nationwide and 4th Dispensary in Nevada

Jushi Holdings Inc. Opens 33rd Retail Location Nationwide and Fourth Dispensary in Nevada NuLeaf Las Vegas The Strip, Located by 18b Las Vegas Arts District on The Las Vegas Strip, to Begin Serving Customers on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 BOCA RATON, Fla., June 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — After acquiring Nevada-based vertically integrated operator NuLeaf, […] READ MORE:

Cannabis Consumer Technology and Retail Platform Fire & Flower Appoints Alimentation Couche-Tard Executive as New CEO

Stéphane Trudel, currently Senior Vice President of Operations for Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc., to assume the role of Chief Executive Officer of Fire & Flower Holdings Corp. TORONTO, June 1, 2022 /CNW/ – Fire & Flower Holdings Corp. (“Fire & Flower” or the “Company”) (TSX: FAF) (OTCQX: FFLWF), a leading cannabis consumer technology and retail platform, […] READ MORE:

Treez Is on a Mission to Support Cannabis Retailer Profitability

Exclusive Interview with Treez Co-Founder and CEO John Yang Treez is a cloud point-of-sale and commerce platform serving the cannabis industry. The company was launched more than five years ago to fill a critical need for a purpose-built solution to cannabis industry challenges. Today, Treez is on a mission to support the profitability of its […] READ MORE:

Item 9 Labs Corp. signs definitive agreement to acquire Sessions Cannabis, one of Canada’s largest cannabis retail franchisors

  Item 9 Labs Corp. (OTCQX: INLB) (the “Company”) — a vertically integrated cannabis dispensary franchisor and operator that produces premium, award-winning products — announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Sessions Cannabis (“Sessions”), one of Canada’s largest cannabis retail franchisors. “This is a transformative acquisition that fast-tracks our entry into the Canadian market and brings tremendous value to our shareholders,” said…

More than 300 cannabis retail workers in Quebec go on strike

“Our patience has reached its limits.” Union members of the Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC), represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), began a general strike on May 20. According to a CUPE press release, the strike is in response to the suspension of the union president, vice-president and 75 employees who wore dresses and Bermuda shorts rather than…

U.S. company acquires Canadian retailer Sessions Cannabis

“This is a transformative acquisition that fast-tracks our entry into the Canadian market.” Arizona-based Item 9 Labs has acquired Sessions Cannabis, one of Canada’s largest cannabis franchises. Sessions currently operates 43 stores across Ontario. Item 9 Labs manufactures its own cannabis products and is also the parent company of Unity Rd., a U.S. cannabis franchise developing more than 30 stores…

Ayr Wellness Receives Approval to Begin New Jersey Adult-Use Retail Sales

MIAMI, May 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ayr Wellness Inc. (CSE: AYR.A, OTCQX: AYRWF) (“Ayr” or the “Company”), a leading vertically integrated U.S. multi-state cannabis operator (“MSO”), today announced that the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (“CRC”) approved the Company for adult-use cannabis sales in the Garden State. Ayr currently operates medical dispensaries in Woodbridge, […] READ MORE:

O’Cannabiz International Conference, Expo, Retail Summit, and Awards Gala, for Cannabis Industry Professionals

The O’Cannabiz International Conference & Expo is a three-day event that will be held primarily at the International Center on Airport Road in Hall #5. During the O’Cannabiz International Conference & Expo, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in various activities, including a two-day Retail Summit and the privately ticketed Awards Gala to be held at Casa Loma and…

B.C. cannabis retailers say they’re being pushed out by deeply discounted government stores

Cannabis retail association predicts 15 per cent of private retail shops will close within next 6 months Paul Taylor waited two years and spent tens of thousands of dollars for a licence to legally sell recreational cannabis at his small, boutique dispensary in Vancouver. Despite the upfront costs and overhead, Taylor thought it was worth it. At 58 years old,…