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420 with CNW – It’s Official: Austin PD Stops Misdemeanor Marijuana Arrests and Citations

On July 2, the Austin Police Department in Texas officially stopped arresting and issuing citations for marijuana possession. This decision was communicated in an internal memo from Brain Manley, the department chief. The internal memo categorically states that the police officers in Austin, Texas will no longer be required to cite or arrest suspects in cases when an officer determines…

420 with CNW – Congress Passes Bill Granting Researchers Access to Commercially Available Marijuana

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill aimed at allowing researchers to have access to the marijuana available commercially in states where legal recreational, and/or medical marijuana programs exist. This new legislation would mark a major shift from the current practice where researchers can only use the cannabis supplied by a federally licensed manufacturer in Mississippi. The…

CannabisNewsBreaks – Round Meadow Holdings Corp.’s Budtender Awards Recognizes Lydell Francisco

Round Meadow Holdings’ (“RMH”) Budtender Awards on Friday named Lydell Francisco as Budtender of the Week. The update reads, “Lydell is a Budtender at Harvest in Downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico. His favorite part of being a Budtender is ‘Educating and making the customer comfortable with cannabis. It’s my main goal, I want them to leave with an understanding of what…

CannabisNewsBreaks – Willow Biosciences Inc. (TSX: WLLW) (OTCQB: CANSF) to Present at VirtualInvestorConferences.com

Willow Biosciences (TSX: WLLW) (OTCQB: CANSF), based in Vancouver, Canada, focused on manufacturing pharmaceutical grade quality cannabinoids via synthetic biology, today announced that its CEO and President Trevor Peters will present live at VirtualInvestorConferences.com at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, July 9. Interested parties are encouraged to visit www.VirtualInvestorConferences.com to pre-register and run the online system check to expedite…

CannabisNewsBreaks – VIVO Cannabis Inc. (TSX: VIVO) (OTCQX: VVCIF) Issues Update on Global Medical Business

VIVO Cannabis (TSX: VIVO) (OTCQX: VVCIF), a leading provider of premium cannabis products and services and holder of licenses under the Cannabis Act through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Canna Farms Limited (“Canna Farms”), ABcann Medicinals Inc. (“ABcann”) and Harvest Medicine Inc. (“Harvest Medicine”), today provided an update on its global medical business, which operates in Canada, Germany and Australia. “One of…

CannabisNewsBreaks – Supreme Cannabis Company, Inc. (TSX: FIRE) (OTCQX: SPRWF) (FRA: 53S1) Announces Board Change

Supreme Cannabis Company (TSX: FIRE) (OTCQX: SPRWF) (FRA: 53S1) on Friday announced that Navdeep Dhaliwal resigned his seat on the Board of directors (the “Board”) effective June 30, 2020. As previously announced on April 27, 2020, Beena Goldenberg, CEO of Supreme Cannabis, has joined the Company’s Board. “We have built a board with deep retail, supply chain management, regulated industry…

What to Expect from Marijuana Stocks in July

So far, marijuana stocks have had a good year due to rising sales amid the pandemic. Since cannabis has been deemed essential, sales have risen. Higher sales drove most cannabis companies’ revenue. US marijuana companies recorded some stunning revenue growth numbers last month. However, the recent amendment to Canopy Growth and Acreage Holdings’ deal led to some skepticism about the…

First shipment of homegrown cannabis hits Newfoundland shelves

Newfoundland and Labrador’s first homegrown cannabis crop has hit dispensary shelves in the Atlantic province. Corner Brook-based craft cannabis company BeeHighVe has sent out its first shipments after forging a sales agreement with Dominion C-Stores, a Newfoundland grocery and cannabis retailer. Before the company received nods from Health Canada and the Newfoundland and Labrador Liquor Corp., all licensed cannabis products…

Edmonton-area company set to be Canada’s largest producer of cannabis-infused gummies

A new cannabis-infused gummy producer near Edmonton is set to be the largest in the country. Dynaleo received its production licence from Health Canada last week. The company has a 26,000-square-foot warehouse in an industrial park just south of the city.  “The next phase of that would be getting our sales licence which we’re currently very excited about,” said Kristy Skwaruk, Dynaleo’s director of…

SinglePoint Inc. (SING) Set to Capitalize on Burgeoning Sustainable Hemp Industry

Hemp emerging as a versatile, sustainable alternative that is easily grown with minimal water, without pesticides SING leveraging growth in hemp industry through 1606 Hemp, Klen subsidiaries 1606 Hemp achieved 133% increase in quarterly sales growth with expected $5.5 million in annual sales revenue per 1,000 active accounts With hemp making headlines for its versatility and sustainability in the production…