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Cannabis Countdown: Top 10 Marijuana Industry News Stories Of The Week, July 22

With Thailand’s legalization of medical cannabis in February, some experts predict that other Southeast Asian countries may move to decriminalize the plant. Consultancy Prohibition Partners estimates that Asia’s medicinal cannabis market could by 2024 be worth $5.8 billion. At the end of 2018, Canada, the United States, and Mexico agreed on new terms to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement…

How cannabis brands can capture attention with custom packaging

There’s no denying that marijuana is a booming market. After Colorado legalized marijuana in 2014, 147 recreational dispensaries opened in the state that year — a number that grew to 509 by 2018. Six other states have since legalized recreational marijuana. In a word, business is booming. Within an industry facing such unprecedented growth, cannabis brands are met with big challenges…

New Heights Cannabis Tourism Summit to feature Smiths Falls as first community to announce intention to become Canada’s premier Canna-tourism destination

On October 28th in Ontario, Canada at Blue Mountain Village, a popular tourist destination, the tourism and cannabis industry will come together for the first time for the 1st Annual New Heights Cannabis Tourism Summit. The 1-day event, will feature tourism trailblazers and cannabis experts who are already creating canna-tourism experiences such as cannabis-friendly destinations, hotels, resorts, festivals, spas, activities and more. Canna-tourism is…

CannabisNewsBreaks – CannabisNewsWire Announces Re-Engagement as Official NewsWire for Chicago-Based Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference

Multifaceted financial news and publishing company of the InvestorBrandNetwork, CannabisNewsWire (“CNW”), today announced that it has been re-engaged as the official newswire for the upcoming Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference. Touted as one of the premier gatherings of cannabis entrepreneurs and investors in North America, the event is slated to take place in Chicago from October 22-23, 2019. The Benzinga events…

Allied Signs LOI with Asian Company to Form JV to Expand into the Asian CBD Cosmetic Market

Kelowna, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – September 20, 2019) – Allied Corp. (OTC Pink: ALID) (“Allied”)  – an international medical cannabis company focused on creating and providing targeted cannabinoid health solutions to address today’s medical issues – is pleased to announce that it will be expanding its natural health products into the cannabidiol (“CBD”) cosmetic market in Asia with Hong Kong-based…

SOL Global Portfolio Company 3 Boys Farm Obtains GMP and GAP Certifications for Its Florida Cannabis Cultivation and Processing Facility in Ruskin

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2019 /CNW/ – SOL Global Investments Corp. (“SOL Global” or the “Company“) (CSE: SOL) (OTCQB: SOLCF) (Frankfurt: 9SB) is pleased to announce that 3 Boys Farms, LLC (“3 Boys Farm“), which owns and operates one of the original fourteen (14) medical marijuana treatment center licenses in Florida, has obtained Good Agricultural Practices-Farm (GAP) and Good Manufacturing Processing…

Here’s Why Aurora Cannabis Stock Stumbled

Among investment sectors, few have incurred the kind of volatility as legal marijuana. Major Canadian cannabis players like Tilray (NASDAQ:TLRY), Canopy Growth (NYSE:CGC) and Cronos (NASDAQ:CRON) forwarded disappointing earnings reports. Thus, with Aurora Cannabis (NYSE:ACB) set to launch its fiscal fourth-quarter results, many had hopeful eyes on Aurora Cannabis stock.Source: Shutterstock Unfortunately, those expectations were badly misplaced. Aurora disclosed its…

A poll asked Canadians about their impression of cannabis companies and the results were rather interesting

What kind of reputation do cannabis companies have with Canadians?  When Quebec market research and analytics company Leger conducted a nationwide online survey in January of this year, Aurora Cannabis Inc. took the lead with a reputation score of 18; followed by Canopy Growth Corp. (14). CannTrust Holding Inc. came in third (6). The study, titled Leger’s Corporate Reputation Study, evaluated data from more…

Experience the Growing Power of Cannabis in Spectacular Niagara Falls During the 2019 Grow Up Conference and Expo

Explore the growing power of cannabis in an iconic setting – the world-famous Niagara Falls – as the Grow Up Conference and Expo returns to this magnificent location to shower thousands of participants with an opportunity to soak up the hottest topics and latest trends lighting up the cannabis community. Scheduled for September 12-14, 2019, at the Scotiabank Convention Centre…