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Medical marijuana firm raises $15M ahead of Australian Stock Exchange listing

Medical marijuana firm raises $15M ahead of Australian Stock Exchange listing

Medical marijuana firm raises $15M ahead of Australian Stock Exchange listing An Australian medical marijuana company raised $20 million Australian dollars ($14.6 million) in its initial public offering and will begin trading Friday on the Australian Stock Exchange. Melbourne-based Althea Group will use the proceeds to fund a cannabis production facility, the Australian Associated Press reported. The company sold its shares […]

September 21, 2018 · 0 comments · investing
Relevium’s Bioganix® Now Live on Amazon.co.uk

Relevium’s Bioganix® Now Live on Amazon.co.uk

Relevium’s Bioganix® Now Live on Amazon.co.uk Relevium Technologies Inc. (TSX.V: “RLV”, OTCQB: “RLLVF”) is pleased to announce that the Bioganix® brand is now available for purchase in the United Kingdom (“UK”) on the Amazon.co.uk platform. As announced on April 5, 2018, the Company has begun selling its Bioganix® nutraceutical products in the UK. The Company experienced some delays during the […]

September 21, 2018 · 0 comments · investing
Estee Lauder's Origins Capitalizes on Cannabis

Estee Lauder's Origins Capitalizes on Cannabis

Estee Lauder's Origins Capitalizes on Cannabis In case there were any doubts left, a new report from BDS Analytics and Arcview Market Research confirms that cannabis concentrates sales far outpace both flower and edibles in legal U.S. markets. This market segment shows no signs of slowing down. Retail concentrate sales are projected to hit the $8 billion mark by 2022, based on […]

September 20, 2018 · 0 comments · investing
Puration Inc (OTCMKTS:PURA) Launches New Packaging For Its Cannabis Beverage After Record Increase In Sales

Puration Inc (OTCMKTS:PURA) Launches New Packaging For Its Cannabis Beverage After Record Increase In Sales

Puration Inc (OTCMKTS:PURA) Launches New Packaging For Its Cannabis Beverage After Record Increase In Sales Puration Inc (OTCMKTS:PURA) has unveiled a new packaging for its EVERx CBD Infused Sports Water. The product will undergo a complete overhaul of its package design that will involve a new logo and label plus other packaging configurations. Increase revenue The new branding campaign comes […]

September 20, 2018 · 0 comments · investing
New Jersey medical cannabis expansion attracts multistate MMJ businesses

New Jersey medical cannabis expansion attracts multistate MMJ businesses

New Jersey medical cannabis expansion attracts multistate MMJ businesses A number of multistate operators are vying for the coveted six additional medical marijuana licenses in New Jersey’s rapidly growing MMJ industry, underscoring the increasing attraction of the Garden State market. The New Jersey Department of Health has made the list of applicants available but said no further information would be […]

September 20, 2018 · 0 comments · investing
US gov’t approve importation of pot drug for tremor study

US gov’t approve importation of pot drug for tremor study

SAN DIEGO — In a rare move, the US government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have long had trouble obtaining the drug for medical studies. The University of California San Diego’s Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research announced Tuesday the Drug Enforcement Administration has OK’d […]

September 19, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Is psilocybin next for drug reformers after cannabis legalization?

Is psilocybin next for drug reformers after cannabis legalization?

Congressman Beto O’Rourke (D-TX), a U.S. Senate candidate, delivered fired up comments about marijuana, Botham Jean’s killing by police and the racially discriminatory drug war. Activists in Denver, Colorado and Oregon took steps this month toward qualifying ballot measures allowing psilocybin use. California Gov. Jerry Brown (D), who has a history of saying mean-spirited and inaccurate things about people who use cannabis, took […]

September 19, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Cannabis 101: A guide to CBD oil, what it is, how it works, who can use it

Cannabis 101: A guide to CBD oil, what it is, how it works, who can use it

This is part of an on-going series of Sun-Times info guides about cannabis. Today, we look at CBD oil: what it is; how it works; what it treats plus the legal issues surrounding CBD use in Illinois. Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a non-intoxicationg chemical compound that comes from the cannabis sativa plant.  CBD is one of over 100 such compounds, […]

September 19, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Canada: How will the legalization of cannabis affect athletes? It’s hard to say

Canada: How will the legalization of cannabis affect athletes? It’s hard to say

While there’s been plenty of discussion around the pending legalization of cannabis, its effect on athletes hasn’t been part of the conversation. One of the reasons for the absence of dialogue is marijuana’s reputation for impairing, not improving athletic performance, which makes cannabis a poor workout partner. The other reason that athletes have been left out of the discourse is […]

September 19, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Want to buy legal pot on Oct. 17? Here’s what you need to know

Want to buy legal pot on Oct. 17? Here’s what you need to know

With just a month left to go until recreational pot is legal across the country, here’s what you need to know if you want to partake. Where can I get some of that legal weed? On Oct. 17, there will be just one B.C. Cannabis Store in the entire province. The government shop will be located in Kamloops at the […]

September 19, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing