Delta 9 Opens Its First Store In Alberta Province

June 10, 2020 -PRESS RELEASE- Cresco Labs, a vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operator, announced it has appointed Michele Roberts to its board of directors. Roberts is executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, a trial lawyer and former member of the adjunct faculty at Harvard Law School. Roberts is the 10th director on Cresco’s board and its first female director. Since 2014, Roberts has served as the executive director of the NBPA, working on Read More

Liberty Moves to Open 25th Florida Dispensary

<![CDATA[TORONTO, June 10, 2020 /CNW/ -PRESS RELEASE- Liberty Health Sciences Inc., a cannabis provider, announced June 10 it plans to open the doors of its 25th dispensary in Florida. The dispensary will open in Stuart, Fla. by Thursday, June 18, subject to approval from the Florida Department of Health. Liberty’s new 5,000-square-foot dispensary will have a  display and retail area and two private consultation rooms. As with all Liberty locations, locally inspired wall-art will be featured Read More

Jushi Recieves Approval for New Dispensary in Pennsylvania

<![CDATA[BOCA RATON, Fla., June 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -PRESS RELEASE- Jushi Holdings Inc., a multi-state cannabis and hemp operator, announced that it has received approval from the Pennsylvania Department of Health to open its seventh BEYOND / HELLO medical cannabis dispensary in Ardmore, Pa. BEYOND / HELLO Ardmore will begin serving patients and caregivers in-store on Friday, June 12 and through its recently launched online shopping experience, which the company is coupling with curbside and Read More

Cresco Labs Appoints Michele Roberts to Board of Directors

David Belsky is busier than ever. As the CEO and founder of Flowerhire, a recruitment and staffing agency in the cannabis space, he says that the spring of 2020 has been a windfall for companies seeking talent—following a sudden mid-March dip in hiring across the board, of course.“I think more and more people are thinking about the industry than ever before,” he says.While the cannabis industry hasn’t been immune to the great economic crisis unfolding Read More

Oregon Cannabis Association Demands Portland Cannabis Tax Not Be Used on Law Enforcement

David Belsky is busier than ever. As the CEO and founder of Flowerhire, a recruitment and staffing agency in the cannabis space, he says that the spring of 2020 has been a windfall for companies seeking talent—following a sudden mid-March dip in hiring across the board, of course.“I think more and more people are thinking about the industry than ever before,” he says.While the cannabis industry hasn’t been immune to the great economic crisis unfolding Read More

Hiring Trends Turn Back Toward Strategic Roles, Even During an Ongoing Economic Crisis

David Belsky is busier than ever. As the CEO and founder of Flowerhire, a recruitment and staffing agency in the cannabis space, he says that the spring of 2020 has been a windfall for companies seeking talent—following a sudden mid-March dip in hiring across the board, of course.“I think more and more people are thinking about the industry than ever before,” he says.While the cannabis industry hasn’t been immune to the great economic crisis unfolding Read More

Missouri Regulators Issue First Annual Report on State’s Medical Cannabis Program

As the hemp industry in North Carolina finds its sea legs during its initial growing seasons in a federally legal market, the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) is working to help farmers address common challenges and yield better crops. Most recently, the NCDA&CS’s Agronomic Division released new guidelines, prepared by Agronomic Field Services Section Chief Dr. Michelle McGinnis, to help hemp farmers manage soil fertility and plant nutrition, and prepare samples Read More

Iowa Plans to Reissue Medical Cannabis Dispensary Application

As the hemp industry in North Carolina finds its sea legs during its initial growing seasons in a federally legal market, the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) is working to help farmers address common challenges and yield better crops. Most recently, the NCDA&CS’s Agronomic Division released new guidelines, prepared by Agronomic Field Services Section Chief Dr. Michelle McGinnis, to help hemp farmers manage soil fertility and plant nutrition, and prepare samples Read More

Harborside Announces Management Cease Trade Order and Temporary Cease Trade Order

OAKLAND, Calif. and TORONTO, June 8, 2020 /CNW/ -PRESS RELEASE- Harborside Inc., a California-focused, Toronto-based, vertically integrated cannabis enterprise, announced June 8 an update to its previously disclosed application to the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) for a management cease trade order (MCTO). As announced on April 23, 2020, Harborside continues to expect to report revenue of approximately $50 million and negative adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) for its fiscal year ended Dec. Read More

Valens and BRNT Launch New Disposable Vape Line

<![CDATA[KELOWNA, British Columbia, June 8, 2020 /CNW/ -PRESS RELEASE- The Valens Company, a producer of cannabis products, announced June 8 the launch of the vape line "Made By" in partnership with BRNT Group. Additionally, the company made public a strategic amendment to its existing custom manufacturing agreement with BRNT, a cannabis product design company. The new Made By line will include three disposable vape pens designed in collaboration with Canadian artists. The line of vape pens Read More