Herbs

Update - Public Health Notice: Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to red onions imported from the United States

Friday, August 14, 2020 - 8:00pm

The outbreak investigation is ongoing as illnesses continue to be reported to the Public Health Agency of Canada.

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  • The outbreak investigation is ongoing as illnesses continue to be reported to the Public Health Agency of Canada.
  • In Canada, based on the investigation findings to date, exposure to red onions imported from the USA has been identified as a likely source of the outbreak.
  • More information is needed to determine the cause of contamination in red onions imported from Thomson International Inc.
  • Do not ship or sell onions from Thomson International Inc. of Bakersfield, California, USA, or any products made with these onions.

Organigram Sends First Shipment of Indoor-Grown Dried Flower to Israeli Cannabis Producer, Canndoc Ltd.

Friday, August 14, 2020 - 11:00am

The shipment is part of Organigrams multi-year deal with Canndoc and is estimated to be worth approximately $2.4M CDN.

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  • The shipment is part of Organigrams multi-year deal with Canndoc and is estimated to be worth approximately $2.4M CDN.
  • Canndoc will source indoor-grown dried flower from Organigram.
  • We are proud to offer clients like Canndoc the quality of indoor-grown cannabis, says Greg Engel, CEO, Organigram.
  • Canndoc is an Israeli medical cannabis producer, licensed by the Israeli Ministry of Health since 2008.

CV Sciences, Inc. Experts Contribute to Journal of Dietary Supplements First Special Issue on Cannabinoids

Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 1:45pm

In this issue, CV Sciences team of physicians and scientists took the opportunity to contribute to the growing body of scientific evidence on hemp-derived CBD as a non-prescription product.

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  • In this issue, CV Sciences team of physicians and scientists took the opportunity to contribute to the growing body of scientific evidence on hemp-derived CBD as a non-prescription product.
  • The editorial outlines the intent of the Special Issue on Cannabinoids, which is to address key scientific questions related to benefits, safety, and composition of popular hemp-derived CBD products.
  • Dr. Osvaldo Marinotti, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, CV Sciences, and Miles Sarill, M.Sc., National Educator for CV Sciences, co-authored, Differentiating Full-Spectrum Hemp Extracts from CBD Isolates: Implications for Policy, Safety and Science .
  • We are proud to contribute our teams expertise to this important cannabinoid report in the Journal of Dietary Supplements.

Hemp, Inc. CEO Bruce Perlowin Featured on Casually Baked Podcast

Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 1:01pm

Las Vegas, NV, Aug. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP) announced today that its CEO, Bruce Perlowin, was recently featured on the Casually Baked podcasts 144th episode The Big Pivot.

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  • Las Vegas, NV, Aug. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP) announced today that its CEO, Bruce Perlowin, was recently featured on the Casually Baked podcasts 144th episode The Big Pivot.
  • The CEO discussed his past as a famous marijuana smuggler and how he pivoted to become an entrepreneur in the hemp space over a decade ago.
  • I had a wonderful time as a guest on the Casually Baked podcast discussing the evolution of hemp and how it really has become the future of the cannabis industry, said Hemp, Inc. CEO Bruce Perlowin.
  • To view the webinar featuring Hemp, Inc.s CEO, Bruce Perlowin, click here.

MPX International’s Wholly-Owned Subsidiary, Canveda Inc., Enters Into an Agreement for the Manufacturing and Distribution of Cannabis Products in Israel

Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 12:58pm

A first shipment of 100 kg of high-quality cannabis flower will be shipped from Canada to Israel as soon as an export permit from Health Canada is acquired.

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  • A first shipment of 100 kg of high-quality cannabis flower will be shipped from Canada to Israel as soon as an export permit from Health Canada is acquired.
  • MPXI leads the pharmaceutical approach to medical cannabis in Canada, which makes them a natural partner for distribution of high-quality pharmaceutical cannabis products in Israel, said Assi Rotbart, GM of Panaxia.
  • We will be shipping our initial 100 kg of bulk high-quality Sativa and Indica cannabis strains to test the market in Israel.
  • Panaxia will be responsible for quality control, packaging and distribution of Salus BioPharma products, said Michael Arnkvarn, COO, Canada of MPXI.

Now Open: Kind Oasis Modernizes Milwaukee's CBD Shopping Experience with Premium yet Affordable Products

Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 12:00pm

You'll find only the best Hemp-derived CBD products at Kind Oasis."

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  • You'll find only the best Hemp-derived CBD products at Kind Oasis."
  • It features over 100 CBD products ranging from oils, softgels, tablets and gummies to sports balm, vape cartridges and a unique line of pet products.
  • Also unique to Kind Oasis is the store's free event space to foster Milwaukee's creative community.
  • Kind Oasis launched an e-commerce website with free shipping on all orders for wellness seekers not in town, or too busy for instore shopping.

Purpl Scientific Announces Free Firmware Update To Extend Battery Life On The Purpl PRO

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 3:10pm

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Purpl Scientific ( www.purplscientific.com ), developer of the Purpl PRO the affordable, lab-accurate, hand-held potency and moisture measurement system for cannabis and hemp announced it released a free firmware update to improve device battery life.

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  • ST. LOUIS, Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Purpl Scientific ( www.purplscientific.com ), developer of the Purpl PRO the affordable, lab-accurate, hand-held potency and moisture measurement system for cannabis and hemp announced it released a free firmware update to improve device battery life.
  • To complete the free update, visit the Purpl Scientific website and follow the instructions on the Support page.
  • For information on purchasing a Purpl PRO, or to download the free Battery Life Fix Firmware Update, visit: www.purplscientific.com , or call: (833) 787-7534.
  • Purpl Scientific developed the Purpl PRO to provide lab-quality test results in a compact, portable device.The Purpl PRO confirms cannabis quality and chemical composition throughout the lifecycle - from cultivation to consumption.

AHPA Hemp-CBD Supplement Virtual Congress Identifies Potential Vulnerabilities, Provides the Tools to Avoid Them

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 2:22pm

AHPAs Second Annual Hemp-CBD Virtual Congress that will be held virtually on August 27 will provide invaluable guidance to this rapidly growing yet uncertain market segment.

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  • AHPAs Second Annual Hemp-CBD Virtual Congress that will be held virtually on August 27 will provide invaluable guidance to this rapidly growing yet uncertain market segment.
  • When a market segment is new, AHPAs experience is invaluable, and never more so than with the hemp and CBD market today.
  • The Hemp-CBD Virtual Congress has assembled over 20 established and influential industry experts to address vulnerabilities companies face from an agricultural, regulatory, manufacturing and marketing point of view.
  • Multiple opportunities for attendee interaction with industry experts are part of the Virtual Congress agenda.

Jushi Holdings Inc. to Present in Benzinga Virtual Cannabis Capital Conference on August 18ᵗʰ at 11:15 a.m. ET

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 2:20pm

BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jushi Holdings Inc. (Jushi or the Company) (CSE: JUSH) (OTCQB: JUSHF), a globally-focused, multi-state cannabis and hemp operator, today announced that Erich Mauff, Co-Founder, Co-President and Board Member of Jushi, will present in the Benzinga Virtual Cannabis Capital Conference to be held virtually on Tuesday, August 18, 2020.

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  • BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jushi Holdings Inc. (Jushi or the Company) (CSE: JUSH) (OTCQB: JUSHF), a globally-focused, multi-state cannabis and hemp operator, today announced that Erich Mauff, Co-Founder, Co-President and Board Member of Jushi, will present in the Benzinga Virtual Cannabis Capital Conference to be held virtually on Tuesday, August 18, 2020.
  • Mr. Mauff will present on the panel titled Rolling Out: Whats Next for Retailers in Adult-use Recreational at 11:15 a.m.
  • For more information about the Benzinga Virtual Cannabis Capital Conference, or to schedule a one-on-one meeting with Jushis management, please contact Jushis Investor Relations at Investors@jushico.com .
  • Jushi strives to maximize shareholder value while delivering high-quality products across all levels of the cannabis and hemp ecosystem.

1933 Industries Launches Canna Hemp™ PLUS Line with Double the Amount of CBD and a Renewed Focus on Health and Wellness

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 1:30pm

The Canna HempPlus line ("PLUS") was developed for consumers who want to experience the added benefits of increased CBD at competitive prices from a reliable and trusted brand.

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  • The Canna HempPlus line ("PLUS") was developed for consumers who want to experience the added benefits of increased CBD at competitive prices from a reliable and trusted brand.
  • With double the amount of CBD, the PLUS line was designed to offer competitively-priced products with some of the highest amounts of CBD found today in the marketplace.
  • 'Our best-selling topical Relief Cream and all Elixirs will launch the PLUS line today, with more products to follow over the coming months."
  • Our award-winning proprietary portfolio of brands include: AMA flower and AMA concentrates,as well as CBD-infusedCanna Hemp, Canna Hemp X, Canna Fused, and hemp-specificproducts.