Merger of Arizona MMJ Companies Creates State’s Largest Operator

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Arizona-based medical cannabis operator Harvest has merged with cannabis cultivator and supplier Modern Flower, making Harvest the largest medical cannabis operator in the state by giving them more cultivation facilities and dispensary licenses than anyone else in Arizona. Steve White, Harvest CEO, said the deal “allows Harvest to meet the demand from an increasing number of seriously […]
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Partner Colorado Credit Union Creates Service to Serve National Cannabis Companies

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Partner Colorado Credit Union has created a Credit Union Service Organization to serve other credit unions interested in serving the cannabis space, according to a Credit Union Times report. The program, called Safe Harbor Private Banking, is designed as a stand-alone company that seeks to “expand the (Partner Colorado) cannabis banking program nationally and help […]
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Translating Artisanal Cannabis Growing Into Resume Format

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A man compiling work experience into a resume to help during job searching.Times are changing. In decades past, for individuals operating a home-based cannabis cultivation operation, the prospect of including this experience on a resume and subsequent job search has been a fantasy, afterthought, or impossibility. Nevertheless, cannabis growing is rapidly transforming from a secretive enterprise into a legitimate and respected profession. As evidenced by the voice […]
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Canadian Company Approved to Sell Cannabis Products in Uruguay

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The purple glow of LED lights inside of a licensed Washington cannabis cultivation site.The International Cannabis Corporation — based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada — has been approved to sell cannabis in Uruguay under the country’s nationwide cannabis legalization rules. Cannabis sales through pharmacies are set to begin on Wednesday, according to the Institute of Regulation and Cannabis Control. Under federal law, the price and packaging of cannabis […]
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Nevada Adopts Emergency Rec. Distribution Rules to Avoid Product Drought

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Nevada regulators have licensed the state’s first recreational cannabis distributor in an effort to prevent the newly-launched industry from running out of products, CNN Money reports.  The license was granted to Blackbird Logistics Corporation, which currently distributes medical cannabis in the state but needed to obtain a liquor distribution license to serve the recreational industry. […]
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MassRoots to Acquire Cannabis Compliance Firm Odava

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An indoor grow site licensed under Washington's I-502 adult-use cannabis marketplace.Cannabis social media and technology platform MassRoots, Inc. has agreed to acquire regulatory compliance firm Odava, Inc. for cash and shares of MassRoots common stock. Currently, Odava offers its point-of-sale and end-to-end regulatory compliance services to dispensaries in Oregon, and MassRoots plans on expanding those services to Colorado and Alaska this year, and to California […]
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Aurora Cannabis Graduates to Canada’s Flagship Stock Exchange

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Aurora Cannabis Inc., a licensed medical cannabis supplier in Canada, has received conditional approval to graduate from the TSX Venture Exchange and list on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The advancement follows a series of recent development for the firm, including expansion into Germany, investments in Australia, and construction of their Aurora Sky cultivation facility – […]
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Australia Approves MMJ Research Licenses to Two Firms

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Australia’s Office of Drug Control has issued medical cannabis research licenses to two firms allowing them to cultivate and manufacture products for medical studies. The licenses were awarded to Canndeo LTD., a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Hydroponics Company (THC); and to a partnership between AusCann and Tasmanian Alkaloids. According to a report from the Examiner, […]
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