Study: Cannabis Retailers Associated with Drop in Localized Crime

Marijuana DispensariesThe establishment of regulated cannabis retailers is associated with a decrease in localized criminal activity, according to data published in the journal Regional Science and Urban Economics.

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U.S. advises non-smokers to avoid e-cigarettes amid lung disease outbreak


U.S. public health officials warned Americans who aren’t already smokers to avoid e-cigarettes and other vaping devices after a mysterious outbreak of a severe lung disease emerged in recent weeks, which has sickened at least 215 people across 25 states … Read the article

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Wikileaf, Weedmaps Cutting Off Illicit Businesses

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Weedmaps has come out as the latest online cannabis dispensary directory to purge its website of unlicensed shops in a move that Wikileaf CEO and Founder Dan Nelson calls continued growing pains for an industry that is constantly becoming

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Florida Medical Marijuana Case Goes to State’s Supreme Court

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A Florida medical marijuana case brought by Florigrown will go to the Florida Supreme Court after a split appeals court refused to grant the state’s request for a new hearing in the licensing dispute.

The 1st District Court of

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Illinois licenses first five adult-use marijuana retailers

Illinois awarded its first licenses to businesses that can sell recreational cannabis when it becomes legal in the state next year. State regulators announced the five medical marijuana dispensaries where residents will be able to buy small amounts of recreational … Read the article

California cannabis company accused of breach of contract, fraud

The owners of a high-profile marijuana shop in Southern California – Santa Ana’s 420 Central – are accused in a lawsuit of defrauding investors. The suit, filed in Orange County Superior Court of California, contains a host of salacious allegations, … Read the article

Weekend Unlimited Updates Investments

Under New Leadership, Company Streamlines Focus on Key Markets

VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / August 30, 2019 / Weekend Unlimited Inc. (“Weekend” or the “Company”) (CSE:POT)(FSE:0OS1)(OTCQB: WKULF)) a lifestyle cannabis company, provides an update to shareholders on investments.

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Chemesis International Inc. Announces Kylie Jenner Endorsed Happy Tea Products to be Carried Across GSRX Dispensaries in Puerto Rico & California

Happy Tea & Chemesis to increase product offering with the introduction of CBD gummies, tinctures and creams

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Chemesis International Inc. (CSE: CSI) (OTC: CADMF) (FRA: CWAA) (the “Company”

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Gabriella’s Kitchen Announces Resignation of Mara Gordon as Chief Research Officer

SANTA ROSA, CA and CALGARY, ALBERTA / ACCESSWIRE / August 30, 2019 / Gabriella’s Kitchen Inc. (“GABY” or the “Company“) (CSE:GABY(OTCQB:GABLF), a U.S.-focused CPG company operating in the regulated cannabis sector in

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The Alkaline Water Company to Present at the Rodman & Renshaw 21st Annual Global Investment Conference

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (NASDAQ and TSXV: WTER), a leading producer of premium bottled alkaline drinking water sold under the brand name Alkaline88,® today announced that it will be presenting at

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