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Marijuana Stocks Moved Higher On Election Results

CORAL GABLES, FL / ACCESSWIRE / November 7,2018 / Medical cannabis and recreational marijuana have been put in a very bright spotlight on Wednesday. The US midterm elections have brought new states online for medical, recreational, and decriminalization of marijuana. Michigan became the 10th state to legalize recreational pot sales to adults and the first to do so in the Midwest. Missouri and Utah approved medical…

Californian Cannabis Industry Blazes Trail of Growth for US

CannabisNewsWire Editorial Coverage: California continues to be the leading center for the U.S. cannabis industry, with huge growth already taking place and plenty of potential for more. Cannabis Strategic Ventures (OTCQB: NUGS) (NUGS Profile) is among the growing number of California cannabis companies boasting multiple cultivation, manufacturing and distribution licenses. Its wholly owned and operated flagship farm, NUGS FARM, recently…

Hemp Industry Benefiting from U.S.-Chinese Trade War

CannabisNewsWire Editorial Coverage: While the huge increase in U.S. consumer demand from hemp extracts and hemp product is largely credited as the reason for the boom in the number of hemp acres under cultivation, there is a significant additional part of the hemp-growth story to tell. With a pending acquisition in the cultivation supply market, Sugarmade Inc. (OTCQB: SGMD) (SGMD…

The week in cannabis: Jay-Z joins Caliva, congress holds marijuana hearings, CannTrust gets smoked, and more

Beyoncé’s husband Jay-Z entered the cannabis industry this week, announcing he’d be joining the California brand Caliva as chief brand strategist. “Jay-Z entering the cannabis space reaffirms that effective brands will drive the future of the cannabis industry. We applaud his efforts to be a part of the solution in righting the disproportionate impact that the war on drugs has had on minority communities. Jay…

The Alkaline Water Company Inc. Officially Included in Russell Microcap® Index

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (NASDAQ and TSXV: WTER) (the “Company”), a leading producer of premium bottled alkaline drinking water sold under the brand name Alkaline88®, today announced that the company has been added to the Russell Microcap® Index.  The Company began trading on the index yesterday, July 1, 2019. “We are…

The week in cannabis: Colorado hits $1B in sales, Harborside in Canada, Kroger embraces CBD, and more

It was a mixed bag in the cannabis-related news world this week. Colorado announced that since the state legalized adult-use cannabis sales in 2014, $1 billion worth of marijuana were sold, while Oregon’s Congress passed a bill that would allow it to trade cannabis with other consenting states. In Canada, a committee in the House of Commons called for the…

Organigram Holdings Inc. (OGRMF) fulfills gap in Canadian CBD market with Edison CBD oil

Organigram Holdings Inc. (TSX VENTURE: OGI) (OGI.V), the parent company of Organigram Inc. (the “Company” or “Organigram”), a leading licensed producer of cannabis, is pleased to announce it has recently shipped more than one hundred and thirty thousand units of pure cannabidiol (CBD) oil destined for markets across Canada . The recent legalization of adult-use, recreational cannabis in Canada has…