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Global Hemp Group Mexican Operational Update

  Vancouver, BC — (OCT. 13, 2021) — GLOBAL HEMP GROUP INC. (“GHG” or the “Company”) (CSE: GHG / OTC: GBHPF / FRANKFURT: GHG) is pleased to provide an update on its R&D activities in Mexico. The Company has now completed the incorporation of a Mexican subsidiary. While this is a process that took a significant portion of the year…

Frank And Oak – Canada’s Top Sustainable Fashion Brand Announces New 2022 Goals

Frank And Oak is a certified B Corporation® since 2019. Certified B Corps meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability and are required to consider the impact of their decisions on their workers, customers, suppliers, community, and the environment. The brands’ new objectives include removing virgin plastic and polyester from their supply chain, implementing…

Citizen Stash Enters the Province of Nova Scotia

Citizen Stash Cannabis Corp. (the “Company” or “Citizen Stash”) (TSXV:CSC) (OTCQB:EXPFF) (FRANKFURT:MB31) is pleased to announce the launch of its premium flower products into Nova Scotia where it will be available in cannabis retail stores within the province in the coming weeks. The Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, Experion Biotechnologies Inc., a Health Canada licensed cultivator and processor of premium cannabis,…

Cannabis has been legal for almost 3 years yet retailers say they’re being shut out by banks

As the third anniversary of Canada’s legalization of cannabis approaches, retailers say they continue to struggle to find access to basic financial services from banks. Industry experts say decades of stigma, as well as international pressure, continue to plague the fledgling industry, forcing shop owners to dig into their savings to open their small businesses and limiting the sector’s growth. Charles Varabioff,…

Can a Cannabis Crowdgrowing Movement Challenge the Canadian “green rush”?

Canada was promising to be a leader in legislation, cultivation and patient care and access throughout the industry but bureaucracy, bad manufacturing practices and lack of care have made Canada an unwilling example on how not to implement a successful cannabis strategy. Recreational cannabis has been legal and available since 2018, yet two years on billions have been wiped off…

Heat-Not-Burn Could Replace Vapes to Help Adult Smokers Reduce Risk without Attracting Youth, Non-Smokers

Most adults and regulators recognize the harm of tobacco, but flavored high-nicotine vaping products have evaded regulatory scrutiny. While the U.K., Europe, and Canada outlawed vape products containing high nicotine levels, the FDA only recently denied marketing approval for hundreds of vape brands and ordered them off store shelves. The new FDA ban prevents many more contemporary brands from reaching…

420 with CNW — Key Mexican Senator Outlines Cannabis Legalization Steps

Three years ago, the Supreme Court in Mexico ruled that the country’s ban on cannabis consumption was unconstitutional, ending decades of cannabis prohibition and requiring that lawmakers reform cannabis laws. Mexico’s Congress was granted a deadline to repeal prohibitionist cannabis policies, now considered unconstitutional, but policymakers failed to do so within the allotted time. Both chambers of Congress spent months…

420 with CNW — Congresswoman Previews Hemp Legislation That Will Ease Industry Restrictions

Hemp was federally legalized under the 2018 Farm Bill, which allowed farmers to begin growing this multifaceted crop. However, Congressional legislators are still working on changes to laws which govern the crop. Recently, Rep. Chellie Pingree previewed a bill that would ease restrictions on this flourishing industry. The bill, called the Hemp Advancement Act, includes a provision that will remove…