Drug culture

Government of Canada announces $16.5 million to support harm reduction and people who use substances in British Columbia

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 5:59pm

We remain committed to a comprehensive, evidence-based, and compassionate approach in supporting varied interventions to help people who use substances.

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  • We remain committed to a comprehensive, evidence-based, and compassionate approach in supporting varied interventions to help people who use substances.
  • These projects will reach several key groups in British Columbia, including Indigenous peoples, youth, post-secondary students, individuals in the correctional system, and healthcare professionals.
  • "Every life lost to an overdose is an empty seat in a classroom, at work or at the dinner table.
  • These organizations are doing important work to provide those experiencing problematic substance use with the support they need, which is saving lives."

Could Michigan Be the Perfect Entry Point for Cannabis Investors

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 3:45pm

"We are really excited about launching our first US initiative into the dynamic Michigan market, especially with experienced and entrenched partners," said Ben Nikolaevsky, Pure Extracts CEO.

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  • "We are really excited about launching our first US initiative into the dynamic Michigan market, especially with experienced and entrenched partners," said Ben Nikolaevsky, Pure Extracts CEO.
  • These products were already grown and packaged in Michigan and sold in over 100+ dispensaries throughout the state.
  • Long-standing industry publication High Times is also gearing up for the Michigan Cannabis Cup, which has been featured in multiple stories and on air, including through FOX 2 Detroit and Michigan Live .
  • Although Canopy's Executive VP and CFO Mike Lee earned his MBA from the University of Michigan, the cannabis giant's connection to Michigan has no official status at this stage.

Could Michigan Be the Perfect Entry Point for Cannabis Investors

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 3:45pm

"We are really excited about launching our first US initiative into the dynamic Michigan market, especially with experienced and entrenched partners," said Ben Nikolaevsky, Pure Extracts CEO.

Key Points: 
  • "We are really excited about launching our first US initiative into the dynamic Michigan market, especially with experienced and entrenched partners," said Ben Nikolaevsky, Pure Extracts CEO.
  • These products were already grown and packaged in Michigan and sold in over 100+ dispensaries throughout the state.
  • Long-standing industry publication High Times is also gearing up for the Michigan Cannabis Cup, which has been featured in multiple stories and on air, including through FOX 2 Detroit and Michigan Live .
  • Although Canopy's Executive VP and CFO Mike Lee earned his MBA from the University of Michigan, the cannabis giant's connection to Michigan has no official status at this stage.

urban-gro, Inc. Appointed to Board of Directors of the United States National Cannabis Roundtable

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 2:05pm

The NCR is a non-partisan advocacy group focused on federal cannabis reform in the United States comprised of innovators, investors and employers across the spectrum of legal U.S. cannabis businesses.

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  • The NCR is a non-partisan advocacy group focused on federal cannabis reform in the United States comprised of innovators, investors and employers across the spectrum of legal U.S. cannabis businesses.
  • Mr. Nattrass commented, With a long history of legislative advocacy, were honored to join the National Cannabis Roundtable, furthering the mission around federal cannabis legalization.
  • Saphira Galoob, Executive Director, National Cannabis Roundtable commented, urban-gro will be a key strategic member of our organization, and Im excited they are joining us.
  • The National Cannabis Roundtable promotes common sense federal regulation, tax equality and financial services reform and supports changing federal law to acknowledge states rights to regulate and manage cannabis policy.

Harvest One Announces Grant of Incentive Stock Options

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - Harvest One Cannabis Inc. (TSXV: HVT) (OTCQB: HRVOF) ("Harvest One" or the "Company"), a uniquely positioned cannabis-infused CPG leader, announces that the Board of Directors passed a resolution, effective April 1, 2021 to grant an aggregate of 5,995,000 incentive stock options under the Company's Stock Option Plan to certain directors, officers and employees of the Company.

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  • Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - Harvest One Cannabis Inc. (TSXV: HVT) (OTCQB: HRVOF) ("Harvest One" or the "Company"), a uniquely positioned cannabis-infused CPG leader, announces that the Board of Directors passed a resolution, effective April 1, 2021 to grant an aggregate of 5,995,000 incentive stock options under the Company's Stock Option Plan to certain directors, officers and employees of the Company.
  • The options are exercisable at a price of $0.12 per share and will have a term of five years from the date of issuance.
  • Harvest One is a global cannabis-infused CPG leader that develops and distributes premium health, wellness and selfcare products with a market focus on sleep and pain.
  • Harvest One is a uniquely positioned company in the cannabis space with a focus on cannabis infused and non-infused consumer packaged goods.

America Celebrates Post-COVID With In Home Disco Parties

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 12:03pm

Dance Dance Dance toy line reveals several interesting details about these at home discos:

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  • Dance Dance Dance toy line reveals several interesting details about these at home discos:
    Saturday night at 6pm is the most popular time for families to shake their booties.
  • The number one song on the kitchen disco list is Queen's iconic anthem, Bohemian Rhapsody (35 percent).
  • Dance Dance Dance toy launch, said, "Dancing is always something that has brought people together from around the globe.
  • Dance Dance Dance toy line, which includes the L.O.L Surprise!

Dynaleo Inc. Completes $9.7 Million Oversubscribed Equity Financing

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 11:00am

EDMONTON, Alberta, April 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dynaleo Inc. (Dynaleo), an Edmonton, AB based manufacturer of cannabis-infused adult soft chews is pleased to announce that it has completed a non-brokered $9.7 million offering of class A common shares.

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  • EDMONTON, Alberta, April 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dynaleo Inc. (Dynaleo), an Edmonton, AB based manufacturer of cannabis-infused adult soft chews is pleased to announce that it has completed a non-brokered $9.7 million offering of class A common shares.
  • Completing this financing allows us to accelerate the growth of our Sunshower and DYNATHRIVE CBD cannabis-infused soft chews as we continue the rollout of these products across Canada.
  • We are also discussing additional financing options with a number of organizations to further enhance our financial flexibility, said Krestell.
  • Our recent financing provides us with all of the necessary liquidity to achieve our goals.

Vibe Growth Furthers Expansion with Acquisition of Palm Springs, California Dispensary

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 12:59pm

Vibe keeps rolling with 7th retail dispensary, located in California's Coachella Valley

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  • The newly acquired location will represent Vibe's seventh cannabis dispensary as the Company continues to rapidly expand its retail cannabis dispensary footprint across California.
  • The Palm Springs location follows the Company's recent addition of its Salinas location to a dispensary portfolio that includes California locations in Sacramento, Stockton, Redding, and Ukiah in addition to its Portland, Oregon dispensary.
  • Mark Waldron, CEO of Vibe, stated, "We are thrilled to add Palm Springs to our portfolio of retail dispensary locations.
  • In California, Vibe is focused on maximizing shareholder value through accelerating organic growth, opportunistic acquisitions, distressed workouts, and new license applications.

Organigram Acquires Soft Chew Manufacturer: Edibles & Infusions Corporation, a Cannabis Processor Backed by Decades of Confectionary Experience

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 11:00am

The facility employs state-of-the-art equipment designed to produce highly customizable, precise, and scalable cannabis-infused products, including edibles.

Key Points: 
  • The facility employs state-of-the-art equipment designed to produce highly customizable, precise, and scalable cannabis-infused products, including edibles.
  • EIC is an important acquisition to ensure Organigram is consistently at the forefront of cannabis product development.
  • EICs commitment to research and development, continuous innovation, and its confectionery market leadership strategically aligns with Organigrams domestic and international strategy.
  • The edibles category currently represents approximately 4.4% of the Canadian recreational cannabis market of which soft chews (and related formats) collectively are approximately 75%.

Hervé Appoints Ryan Hunter as Chief Strategy Officer

Monday, April 5, 2021 - 2:00pm

LAS VEGAS, April 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Herv Edibles , maker of luxury French-inspired and cannabis-infused desserts, announced today that Ryan Hunter will join the company as Chief Strategy Officer.

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  • LAS VEGAS, April 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Herv Edibles , maker of luxury French-inspired and cannabis-infused desserts, announced today that Ryan Hunter will join the company as Chief Strategy Officer.
  • As Herv expands into new markets with its award winning Herv Les Macarons and Le Mirage sublingual products, Ryan will lead go-to-market strategies in addition to product licensing and distribution initiatives.
  • "I am thrilled to have Ryan join the Herv team," said Sebastien Centner, Founder and President of Herv.
  • Ryan most recently served as Chief Operating Officer at Willie's Reserve, a line of cannabis products by music legend and long-time cannabis advocate Willie Nelson.