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Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference Connecting Cannabis Investors & Executives in Chicago

The Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference will take place at Chicago’s Palmer House on October 22 and 23, 2019. Cannabis investors will have a chance to come face-to-face with cannabis companies to hear about their advancements in the rapidly growing industry, while cannabis executives will have an opportunity to grow their business and attract investors with lightning round presentations and one-on-one…

Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition in Boston Designed to Connect, Build and Inform

Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo) is a trade show for the legalized cannabis industry featuring industry leaders from the media, financial and corporate markets. The event is designed to foster relationships among growers, suppliers, traders, dispensary owners, medical traders, government regulators, counselors and other entrepreneurs and businesses associated with the burgeoning cannabis industry. CWCBExpo in Boston will feature…

City has spent more than $6.9M on cannabis-related costs since legalization

The city says it has incurred more than $6.9 million in cannabis-related costs since legalization last year — an amount that does not include spending on preparations undertaken in the six months prior to legal weed. The cost of responding to legalization has so far exceeded the $3.84 million that was provided to Calgary through the province’s Municipal Cannabis Transition…

B.C. public safety minister says cannabis edibles not in stores til January

B.C.’s solicitor general says the province wants to see as much small-scale production as possible for marijuana edibles to allow for regional economic development. “I don’t want it to be dominated by one or two large-scale variety of producers,” Mike Farnworth said Friday. “I think there’s room in this market for a considerable variety or product and a considerable variety…

Ontario pot smokers flock to black market a year after legalization

The black market for recreational weed in Ontario is not going anywhere soon. With just two dozen stores scattered throughout the province, along with the government-run and online-only Ontario Cannabis Store, residents seeking a high rely mainly illicit sources of pot a year after the federal government legalized its consumption. “I would argue that 80% is illicit in Ontario,” said…

DNA Genetics’ CEO Charles Phillips to Speak at Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference – Chicago

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OG DNA Genetics (“DNA” or the “Company”), a globally recognized leading cannabis brand, announced that Charles Phillips, Chief Executive Officer, will be a guest speaker at this year’s Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference held in Chicago at the Palmer House Hotel from October 22 – 23, 2019. The Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference is…

CannabisNewsBreaks – Plus Products Inc. (CSE: PLUS) (OTCQX: PLPRF) Bolsters Research Expertise with Appointment of Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Ari Mackler

Plus Products Inc. (CSE: PLUS) (OTCQX: PLPRF), a leading cannabis branded products company in the U.S., this morning announced the addition of Dr. Ari Mackler as its chief scientific officer. Per the update, Dr. Mackler brings 20 years of medical affairs, communications, and research experience in pharmaceutical, healthcare, and consumer goods industries. The position at PLUS will allow Dr. Mackler…